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murph7355
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

spongebob squarepants wrote:
Crikey this thread is like a Rocky horror show of wheels Floor Clearly bigger is better and there’s only one wheel that should be allowed on a 997 Wink

Ok I know I Know Herman yellow is making them look even better as do the Ceramics Rolling Eyes but even on a normal 911 the Carrera S 20” look amazing.


I really like these wheels. BUT....

Have heard very mixed reports about them on a 997 (ride and handling, fouling on arches etc)...to the point where I haven't risked it.

I'd like these or a GT3 wheel on mine, in weiss gold. But don't want to jeopardise the ride/handling side. And don't dislike the Turbos I have on mine enough (especially as they're dirty more often than not so look "anthracite" Smile).
 
  
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Fresh back from a colour change!
 



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PostPosted: Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Phil 997 wrote:
911uk does get its share of trolls and those who seem angry with the world but they don't stay long usually


Dont know

New 997 Buyer has been around for ages Grin











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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 8:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Always love a wheels thread as I think it's one of the easiest ways to change the look of your car and make it personal to you and totally reversible in minutes.

I am another one who doesn't like the gen 1 turbo wheel and have had two 997's both which I have had the sports design wheels, as I think they look the best. I do also like the Carrera classics as i think they just suit the car and sit really well especially on a wide body., the lobster claw for me are ok.

In the end though I went totally off standard wheel and colour but when I get board of them I will swap the back for the sports design wheels my car came with.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thefinn. Love the top picture. The colour really suits the blue of the car and the stance of a 4s.

Lovely car Thumb
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

BBS F1. OEM 997 GT2 size so no harsh ride like on 20s. They look like 20s too not 19s. Car after full 90,000 miles and a tart up. Runs 680PS ish now courtesy of 9e on V Power so no more race fuel required (unless at VMAX!) Grin
 



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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

villaman wrote:
LR75 wrote:
Lobster Claws; Here's mine...


I've thought about getting my Lobster Claws done in Black and Anthracite (my cars Basalt Black) .....can you please upload a photo on the complete car ...cheers


Here you go Mate. Lowered on Eibach's and H&R spacers...
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

IMI A wrote:
BBS F1. OEM 997 GT2 size so no harsh ride like on 20s. They look like 20s too not 19s.


I can vouch for that, those BBS F1 made my 19" GT2 wheels look like 18" wheels in comparison.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

HSC911 wrote:
Phil 997 wrote:
911uk does get its share of trolls and those who seem angry with the world but they don't stay long usually


Dont know

New 997 Buyer has been around for ages Grin













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Floor Floor Floor Paul is just misunderstood and needs cuddles Floor Floor
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

IMI A wrote:
BBS F1. OEM 997 GT2 size so no harsh ride like on 20s. They look like 20s too not 19s. Car after full 90,000 miles and a tart up. Runs 680PS ish now courtesy of 9e on V Power so no more race fuel required (unless at VMAX!) Grin


Surprised Whats going on with those disks Surprised


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

LR75 wrote:
villaman wrote:
LR75 wrote:
Lobster Claws; Here's mine...


I've thought about getting my Lobster Claws done in Black and Anthracite (my cars Basalt Black) .....can you please upload a photo on the complete car ...cheers


Here you go Mate. Lowered on Eibach's and H&R spacers...


Cheers...very nice...I like the look....I know that black on black maybe not everybody's cup of tea but I do like the look... very stealthy
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use my Carrera Sports as winters, and I run some nice lightweight OZ Racing Ultraleggeras in the summer. For those who like OE, here's a picture.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

spongebob squarepants wrote:
IMI A wrote:
BBS F1. OEM 997 GT2 size so no harsh ride like on 20s. They look like 20s too not 19s. Car after full 90,000 miles and a tart up. Runs 680PS ish now courtesy of 9e on V Power so no more race fuel required (unless at VMAX!) Grin


Surprised Whats going on with those disks Surprised



That’s exactly what I thought ...!

Just out after a lay up but surely first dab cleans them up ?
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IMI A
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

She'd just been washed. No lay up other than for full respray.

She's going v.well thanks to 9e and looking well thanks to Tom at 911V. Actually car looks virtually new. 911 Virgin's local paint shop did the job. Few snagging items but no biggie I'm thrilled with her condition. Apollo bought his car up and you'd be hard pushed to pick which car has 30k miles and 90k miles both from driving and looks wise. Have to say thoughApollos turbo virtually street concours. Think I may have scared the life out of him Grin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSsKbQOvMu4

Took her back a few weeks ago to VMAX. She was 0-300kph circa 25-28 secs on every run in 33c which is incredible in that heat over 15 back to back runs. Maccas were taking it easy as cooling an issue on the day for them. Sport Series were running better than Super Series in the heat due to cooling issues of 720s on the day according to Macca owner. Top speeds do not lie. Ran 215mph at same event on a cool day so shows how hot it was. Reckon she's circa 680-720PS at the crank maybe more.

http://www.vmax200.com/results/
 



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

New to the forum so here's mine sitting on turbo wheels

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