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      11-05-2019, 09:30 PM   #45
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Why not just buy a used GT3 or GT3RS
Cuz then he'd be like every other Porsche/VW guy. Love the uniqueness.
Agreed! This is good stuff.

Plus, if power/dollar was all that mattered we'd all be driving Teslas... this is about The Roundel !!!

Nice build OP !!!
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Because you can get your golf clubs/Costco run/furniture in a GTS and still run with GT3's on a race track.
Not really once you put a rollcage in it, but there are other advantages. No M car oil change costs $600, it will be much more reasonable to maintain over time is my guess.


OP, what size and model tires are you running on those rims?
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      11-06-2019, 12:56 AM   #47
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Because you can get your golf clubs/Costco run/furniture in a GTS and still run with GT3's on a race track.
Not really once you put a rollcage in it, but there are other advantages. No M car oil change costs $600, it will be much more reasonable to maintain over time is my guess.


OP, what size and model tires are you running on those rims?
I've done literally all of those things in my GTS. Costco run? Easy. Golf clubs? Easy. Furniture? Yeah. I got a few night stands in the trunk no problem.

As far as speed goes, the GTS lapped within a second or so on most tracks, same PRO driver. For us mere mortals lap times would be near as makes no difference between the two.

But it's neither here nor there. OP is building a car. That's the take away. It's a cool car out of the box and OP wants to make it better.
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Fantastic information. Absolute gold. Thank you! I'd love to see the car in person if possible!
Thank you! I can show you the car no problem. Whenever you are in Los Angeles let me know. Our shop will also be opening to the public at the end of this year. We test the car in private at Buttonwillow Raceway sometimes. You are more than welcome to get a ride on track if you would like. If you have any other questions, don't hesitate to ask!
You're super close by in Arcadia so bump.
Lit build out OP

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ratio achieved or shifted / change from baseline ?
Interested in your p/w ratio.

Cheers to Ohlins especially ttx


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What do you guys think of the New Porsche Carrera 4s doing the ring 3 seconds faster than the M4 GTS? 100 hp less.
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What do you guys think of the New Porsche Carrera 4s doing the ring 3 seconds faster than the M4 GTS? 100 hp less.
Keeps me up nights.

But Iím starting a support group with fellow GTS owners, plus 991 GT3 & GT3 RS, Carrera GT, Enzo, Zonda, MP4-12C, Huracan, and 812 Superfast owners to work through it
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Keeps me up nights.

But I’m starting a support group with fellow GTS owners, plus 991 GT3 & GT3 RS, Carrera GT, Enzo, Zonda, MP4-12C, Huracan, and 812 Superfast owners to work through it
Good one!

You can add the M3 gts to that list. A snail...
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Keeps me up nights.

But I'm starting a support group with fellow GTS owners, plus 991 GT3 & GT3 RS, Carrera GT, Enzo, Zonda, MP4-12C, Huracan, and 812 Superfast owners to work through it
Good one!

You can add the M3 gts to that list. A snail...
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Keeps me up nights.

But I'm starting a support group with fellow GTS owners, plus 991 GT3 & GT3 RS, Carrera GT, Enzo, Zonda, MP4-12C, Huracan, and 812 Superfast owners to work through it
Good one!

You can add the M3 gts to that list. A snail...
A snail is certainly one thing. One thing is for sure, some passengers will leave a snail trail. Lol
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Thank you so much for taking time to post this. Just got a M4 manual. Hoping to turn into a weekend track warrior.

Notice you have front and rear end links , but did you put these on factory sways ?


Also why Ohlins over kw cs ?

Also why Fall line over SPL ?
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What do you guys think of the New Porsche Carrera 4s doing the ring 3 seconds faster than the M4 GTS? 100 hp less.
Keeps me up nights.

But I’m starting a support group with fellow GTS owners, plus 991 GT3 & GT3 RS, Carrera GT, Enzo, Zonda, MP4-12C, Huracan, and 812 Superfast owners to work through it
Get ready for 997 GT2RS prices to drop like stones. Some sticky tires on the new 992 and those are gonna be obsolete cars. Everybody get ready for it.
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Thank you so much for taking time to post this. Just got a M4 manual. Hoping to turn into a weekend track warrior.

Notice you have front and rear end links , but did you put these on factory sways ?


Also why Ohlins over kw cs ?

Also why Fall line over SPL ?
Why don’t you spend a few minutes looking up info on Ohlins TTX 4-way Motorsport dampers? KW CS are street-based dampers so there’s really no meaningful comparison to TTX dampers. KW Motorsport dampers would be the closest thing KW offers but Ohlins TTX are more widely used by top pro teams (from sport car GT classes to F1). FYI, the M4 GT4 comes with Ohlins TTX dampers. He’s currently running Moton Motorsport 3-way dampers which are another high-end race damper and a direct competitor to TTX (3-way) dampers.
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This is my humble build.[IMG][/IMG]
Apart from the visual mods. The car is alpine stage 2+ tuned with downpipes and kline catback exhaust. Fall line bearings,H&R sway bar,ap racing competition brake kit,kw clubsport coilovers,Recaro pole position, rear seat Alcantara close out,apex wheels and a few more that doesn't strike at the moment. GTS hood and front spoiler with splitter are on the way.
is that an Indian plate? mate, its not humble in any form or shape. my indian friends have told me it's not easy to even own the top German brands over there and look at you.
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Ayyeeeee !! We should go for another drive soon !
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