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HSC911
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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That video was Cool
 
  
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markturner1960
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice pedalling Stuart!
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The yellow wheel trims look great!

Do these protect the rims from kerbing as well?
 



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

jotaking wrote:
The yellow wheel trims look great!

Do these protect the rims from kerbing as well?


Yes they are the self adhesive rimblades, bought on EBay for about 30 quid IIRC.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stuart Mackay wrote:
jotaking wrote:
The yellow wheel trims look great!

Do these protect the rims from kerbing as well?


Yes they are the self adhesive rimblades, bought on EBay for about 30 quid IIRC.
Does look really good; they cure that awkward lack of delineation between the tyres and the black wheels.
 
  
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Stuart Mackay
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:26 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Diggermeister wrote:
Stuart Mackay wrote:
jotaking wrote:
The yellow wheel trims look great!

Do these protect the rims from kerbing as well?


Yes they are the self adhesive rimblades, bought on EBay for about 30 quid IIRC.
Does look really good; they cure that awkward lack of delineation between the tyres and the black wheels.


I was sceptical whether the adhesive would be affected by the high temperatures that the wheels get to when on Track, so far they have done two trackdays with no signs of departure from their original position. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stuart Mackay wrote:
Yes they are the self adhesive rimblades, bought on EBay for about 30 quid IIRC.


Perfect for black wheels!

You could even go for a red or white Dont know

Cool
 
  
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Had these parts arrive from the USA this week from Function First to upgrade the GT3 shift to all metal from the stock plastic parts. Sharkwerks sell them also, but I bought direct.

Was thinking about Cup Shift cables, but Matt at Fearnsport advised against it due to noise transmission into the cabin. Particularly so as I am already running a single mass lightweight flywheel in the car.

www.function-first.com/products/engine-trans/shift-right-solution

When installed, I will post a before and after video here to show the differences.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Interesting shifter mod. The 2 RS shift has metal bearings and is probably a tad cheaper from the OPC. Did you look at that?
 
  
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Stuart Mackay
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, I looked at the .2 shifter, but thought going all metal and not just the bushings which the .2 has, would be a more precise option.

Furthermore, the extra time to fit a full metal set up when I have the shifter and centre console all stripped out would be insignificant.

For the marginal price difference, IMO the benefits outweigh 997.2 and so the FF Shift Right was a no brainer decision for me.

Interestingly, the mod is also applicable to the 996 Cup and 997.2 shifters.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbVjQKf341U
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stuart Mackay wrote:
Had these parts arrive from the USA this week from Function First to upgrade the GT3 shift to all metal from the stock plastic parts. Sharkwerks sell them also, but I bought direct.

Was thinking about Cup Shift cables, but Matt at Fearnsport advised against it due to noise transmission into the cabin. Particularly so as I am already running a single mass lightweight flywheel in the car.

www.function-first.com/products/engine-trans/shift-right-solution

When installed, I will post a before and after video here to show the differences.


Cor, like this Stuart. Look forward to hearing your thoughts on it..
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HSC911 wrote:
Stuart Mackay wrote:
Yes they are the self adhesive rimblades, bought on EBay for about 30 quid IIRC.


Perfect for black wheels!

You could even go for a red or white Dont know

Cool


Or a set of these in yellow.

https://shop.pirelli.com/gb_en/
 
  
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stuart Mackay wrote:
Had these parts arrive from the USA this week from Function First to upgrade the GT3 shift to all metal from the stock plastic parts. Sharkwerks sell them also, but I bought direct.

Was thinking about Cup Shift cables, but Matt at Fearnsport advised against it due to noise transmission into the cabin. Particularly so as I am already running a single mass lightweight flywheel in the car.

www.function-first.com/products/engine-trans/shift-right-solution

When installed, I will post a before and after video here to show the differences.


Ill be interested to read what you think of this when fitted, also the fitting process. Play in my 996 shift is annoying, but I've never liked the feel of short-shifts either.
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