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Old 04-24-2019, 07:24 AM   #1
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From the 'It's no longer a Porsche' dept

Not only does this thing look stupid, it probably handles like a tractor.

https://www.carscoops.com/2019/04/someone-is-building-a-porsche-911-with-a-hemi-v8-at-the-front/
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Old 04-24-2019, 10:34 AM   #2
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lol...the French.
Visibility? what for
Street legal? who cares
Just because you can does not mean you should. That thing has no Porsche DNA left...cool? Maybe
Porsche? not a single OEM unmodded part...
Resembles the Porsche look? Uhm...even if you try hard...fail
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I'm concerned about weight distribution. They should probably add another v8 to the back.
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I'm concerned about weight distribution. They should probably add another v8 to the back.
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Can anybody say Hot Wheels?
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Old 04-25-2019, 06:24 AM   #7
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I hope someone helps the Porsche badge disappear!
He should have used an Onmi for the project.
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With the engine in the front is it a 119? There is no tranaxle or differential in the rear from the one picture you can see the CV joint end of the driver side axle. Wonder if it will use a transmission and differential or a transaxle.
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Interesting approach. I see some problems with the body integrity in the rear.

Maybe it would have been easier to use like a Corvette chassis including drive train and put a 997 housing in it.

But this approach looks very freestyle.
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well, i'll play devil's advocate here. if you consider it a styling exercise, there are several things that work for me here and might transfer to real world in the form of bolt-on wide body kit. of course, front mount mopar engine goes in the dumpster, but the front splitter thingy is an interesting concept - would bolt-on and looks to be a novel way to widen the front. of course, real world would probably require some front fender extensions also.

ditto the side skirts (which i presume open with the door?). widens the rear track but real world would require rear quarter extensions in some form. and thoughts to the rear bumper. in fact, our cars look ok (if a little mad max) without a rear bumper cover (have a look at eric's race car) but a minimalist rear bumper cover, diffuser, of some sort could be devised here.

otherwise, those wheels looks to be pushed out 6 to 12"; not sure how to do that without seriously aggrieving the suspension; super-offset wheels and extended lcas i guess.


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Old 04-26-2019, 09:13 AM   #11
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well, i'll play devil's advocate here. if you consider it a styling exercise, there are several things that work for me here and might transfer to real world in the form of bolt-on wide body kit. of course, front mount mopar engine goes in the dumpster, but the front splitter thingy is an interesting concept - would bolt-on and looks to be a novel way to widen the front. of course, real world would probably require some front fender extensions also.

ditto the side skirts (which i presume open with the door?). widens the rear track but real world would require rear quarter extensions in some form. and thoughts to the rear bumper. in fact, our cars look ok (if a little mad max) without a rear bumper cover (have a look at eric's race car) but a minimalist rear bumper cover, diffuser, of some sort could be devised here.

otherwise, those wheels looks to be pushed out 6 to 12"; not sure how to do that without seriously aggrieving the suspension; super-offset wheels and extended lcas i guess.

What did he do with the coil packs, how is that Hemi getting a spark?

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