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After our project 911 received its first dose of GT3 refinement in our last segment (October 06), we turn our attention to the interior, where our project car is equipped with a number of Tequipment sport enhancements, including a short-throw shifter assembly.
Since replacing the venerable 911RS as the ultimate Porsche road and track car, the 996 GT3 has gained phenomenal appeal. Few cars are as readily equipped for club racing than this lightweight factory-prepped racer. It's the car you can competitively track all day and then drive home afterward. Prod
We left off with my 3.2-liter Porsche 911 motor torn down and in numerous pieces. To reach the desired goal of 80 hp/liter while retaining street manners and utilizing 91 octane pump gas, I chose to increase the displacement from 3.2 to 3.5 liters using larger 100mm forged pistons and cylinders with
Ralph B Hollack –
Jan 4, 2006
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Air suspension systems may seem mysterious but they aren't a whole lot different than traditional suspensions. At their core, air suspensions just swap out coil springs for flexible, pressure-filled bags of air.