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Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special

 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:02 pm    Post subject: Shakedown of my 924 Turbo/GT Special Reply with quote

Took my 924 Turbo/GT Special out for a shakedown run @ Lakeside. Went really well! It's been at least 10 years since I've driven a 924 in anger and all the good memories came flooding back.

It really is such a well balanced chassis and with the full cage it feeds back to the driver amazingly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-o98iNNgWA

I was waving the traffic through on the straight as I still have a few leaks and small issues to sort out but very happy with the car, it has plenty to give.



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PostPosted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice to see it on track! hows the setup on the rest of the car?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks! Setup is still a bit of an unknown quantity, haven't even set the brake bias up. The ride height is stock and it has a set of 20mm spacers for the 250 series tyres.

Front has ground control coilovers and camber plates that read 0 but there is about 5 degrees of negative camber on each wheel so that is a bit of a mystery.

No sway/antiroll solution as yet but I'll address that once the car has seen a bit more track time.
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