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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-26-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By vijen6
Thanks for the link. Price seems to have jumped...

Thanks for the link. Price seems to have jumped from $100. Its now at $525. Plus CA state tax for me .. and shipping .. its going to be just over $600 total. Compared to $950 Gahh top...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-24-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By vijen6
Dr. Strangepork .. where did you get a new top...

Dr. Strangepork .. where did you get a new top for $400 ?
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 06-20-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By vijen6
Yeah I had looked into taking Evo school in the...

Yeah I had looked into taking Evo school in the past but for the past few years, the site they used was notorious for unmaintained surface shredding tires. I didn't have the budget to get a new...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 06-20-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By vijen6
I believe its 41mm.

I believe its 41mm.
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 06-19-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By vijen6
They're not, its the type 371 .. however seeing...

They're not, its the type 371 .. however seeing those weight numbers was shocking. I thought they were heavy so I said 25# range but .. jeeze !

Correct me if I'm wrong but ..

1. Conventional...
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 06-19-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By vijen6
Whoops .. didn't realize I posted in Show + Tell...

Whoops .. didn't realize I posted in Show + Tell .. doH!

Can an admin help me move this to the appropriate section ? Thanks!
Forum: Show and Tell Gallery 06-19-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By vijen6
Faster time from .. lightweight wheels .. or suspension ?

The car is a 2001 Box S and currently have 19" ebay "Miro" brand wheels on it. Not sure how much they weight but since it came "stock" to me with OEM 18" chrome, maybe not much more than "stock". ...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 53,667
Posted By vijen6
very interested in this also .. subscribed .....

very interested in this also .. subscribed .. thanks for the great read so far TRK
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-11-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,736
Posted By vijen6
Ahh, you were being sarcastic. Now I see what...

Ahh, you were being sarcastic. Now I see what you did there .. :cheers:



To be fair, I do admire Jake's business acumen to a certain point. The difference in perception might be because Jake...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,736
Posted By vijen6
Uhmm .. I'm not following your logic .. for a...

Uhmm .. I'm not following your logic .. for a single engine failure Jake could take 1-1000 pictures documenting the tear down / build up ? I don't think you can assume each picture is a unique...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,736
Posted By vijen6
Yeah you know what .. sorry for my part in...

Yeah you know what .. sorry for my part in dragging this off topic OP.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,923
Posted By vijen6
the Porsche badge .. haha .. just kidding I...

the Porsche badge .. haha .. just kidding

I enjoy the 'flickability' the most .. if that makes sense .. I guess that could be generalized and called handling.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-10-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,736
Posted By vijen6
In my post I did mention "I'm sure keep secrets...

In my post I did mention "I'm sure keep secrets and letting people know you have them is good for business so I guess I can understand why" but I guess people didn't read that part.

I perfectly...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-09-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,736
Posted By vijen6
Did those people in that 3 wide line pay to come...

Did those people in that 3 wide line pay to come talk to you or attend your the seminar Jake? I'm guess yes they paid in some way. If not entry fees then at least in travel cost.

For those who...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,476
Posted By vijen6
Now think about the next generation of kids who...

Now think about the next generation of kids who are growing up .. as PDK and such technology becomes prevalent in the affordable used cars market .. the manual shift transmission will be looked at as...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-08-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By vijen6
Personally I think shifting is what makes the car...

Personally I think shifting is what makes the car fun to drive .. IMO few things are better than taking a corner at speed with a perfect rev match downshift .. of course my car isn't a daily driver.
Forum: DIY Project Guides 06-07-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By vijen6
Glad it workout for you. Sucks that you had to...

Glad it workout for you. Sucks that you had to pick it up in the rain though. Be careful next time washing it to not put back in the micro scratches that was just polished out.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 06-07-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By vijen6
That's what I was talking about. Sector times...

That's what I was talking about. Sector times where you can compare how you did on certain corners vs the fast guy. Apple to apple comparisons make it easier to identify the lowest hanging fruit....
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 06-07-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By vijen6
I really want to take the Evo School, but the...

I really want to take the Evo School, but the surface of the parking lot where they have it in my area ( Golden Gate Fields ) is notoriously bad on tires.

I can't afford $250 for a day then...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 06-06-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By vijen6
Looks like RaceChrono is the ticket. Found this...

Looks like RaceChrono is the ticket. Found this review here ( Racechrono datalogger review - Technical Forum (http://www.sccaforums.com/forums/forumid/10/postid/45950/scope/posts) ) which was very...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,940
Posted By vijen6
The burnout could just be a bad attempt to look...

The burnout could just be a bad attempt to look cool in front of his 16 year old son. Same reason probably why he let you drive it at 16.

If you've been borrowing the SUV / jetski for a while,...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 06-05-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By vijen6
LOL .. perhaps .. I remember my first PCA AX .. I...

LOL .. perhaps .. I remember my first PCA AX .. I put down a 68.xx something my first lap out .. the instructor driving trailer queen 914 was at 54.xx while talking to me almost the entire lap like...
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 06-05-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By vijen6
Thanks Topless, J.Fro. Its not about...

Thanks Topless, J.Fro.

Its not about getting data to improve for next time since the course will be different so your data is much less useful. Its about getting instant data after the run so...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-05-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,041
Posted By vijen6
Kinda unfair to single out the old Asian lady .....

Kinda unfair to single out the old Asian lady .. at least when they hit your car its not with a 4000lb Buick.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 06-04-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,713
Posted By vijen6
Autocross lap timer

2 question for you seasoned AX folks:

1. How come there's only one timer at the end of the course ?

I was reviewing some of my videos from my last AX and I realized that while my time dropped...
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