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    997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Hello everybody, this is my first post, I'm new !
    I just bought one used 997 4 gts with Pasm -10mm.
    I would like to lower it and I would like to ask if anyone can advise me if it is better to do it with official porsche springs or alternative spare parts, such as Eibach or H&R.
    Further question: the Sport Pasm -20mm package has only lowered springs or other components vs the -10mm Pasm?
    Thanks for the help, ciao


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Welcome to the forum 

    Eibach and H&R have high quality products adapted to the 997 . I never did it on mine but I know people who used them on GT3' s , so I guess it would not be a problem on the Carrera if you get the adapted parts .


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     964 Carrera 4 --  997.2 C2S , -20mm --  991 GT3 RS 


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    welcome, SPASM also stiffer the spring , sway and LSD. You may find reenlist more helpful tho.


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    dinogb:

    Hello everybody, this is my first post, I'm new !
    I just bought one used 997 4 gts with Pasm -10mm.
    I would like to lower it and I would like to ask if anyone can advise me if it is better to do it with official porsche springs or alternative spare parts, such as Eibach or H&R.
    Further question: the Sport Pasm -20mm package has only lowered springs or other components vs the -10mm Pasm?
    Thanks for the help, ciao

    Retrofitting the 20 mm package can be very expensive, not sure it is worth it. Stick with the 10 mm chassis and if you want to lower it further, there are various (much cheaper) possibilities. Lowering springs are a compromise though only.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Thank you all for informations and advices. Retrofit to Spasm, as described by Martini964, I think it will be really very expensive. Maybe I could change only the springs. I don't know if there will be a technical improvement. maybe only for the exterior view.

    p.s. How to put a pic on the profile ? tnx

     

     


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    dinogb:

    Thank you all for informations and advices. Retrofit to Spasm, as described by Martini964, I think it will be really very expensive. Maybe I could change only the springs. I don't know if there will be a technical improvement. maybe only for the exterior view.

    For looks only? Yes. Improvement? Not very likely, on the contrary.

    Listen, I am very often in Italy (mostly North). Are you really sure you want to lower your car further? Could be an expensive experience if you damage something... 

    p.s. How to put a pic on the profile ? tnx

    Go to Profile and then Edit... You will be able to upload your own avatar (picture).


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    you also can use 18 inch wheel, but I'm not sure if then you have more choice on tires.


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    for the italian roads ? Smiley  ...  Not very likely ? or for other reasons ?

    p.s. I'm trying on edit, but up to know without results, I'll try again


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    martini964:

    you also can use 18 inch wheel, but I'm not sure if then you have more choice on tires.

    I don't want to change the wheels. no

    p.s. avatar done


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    FIAT 500 - 993 C2 - 997 4 gts - G 350d


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    dinogb:
    martini964:

    you also can use 18 inch wheel, but I'm not sure if then you have more choice on tires.

    I don't want to change the wheels. no

    p.s. avatar done

    Not even sure it is possible...it seems you have CL rims?


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    RC:
    dinogb:
    martini964:

    you also can use 18 inch wheel, but I'm not sure if then you have more choice on tires.

    I don't want to change the wheels. no

    p.s. avatar done

    Not even sure it is possible...it seems you have CL rims?

    Yes


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    FIAT 500 - 993 C2 - 997 4 gts - G 350d


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    I had a -20mm LSD 997.1 CS. I have now a -10mm PASM 997.1 C4.

    I much prefer the latter, the -20mm was too stiff all the time even on our roads which are overall ok. Also PASM still ok to stiffen in sport mode, which I do on the track or in very smooth mountain roads...


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    997.1 C4 Silver (current), 996.1C4 (sold), 997.1C2S (sold) 986.1S (sold)


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Jeannot:

    I had a -20mm LSD 997.1 CS. I have now a -10mm PASM 997.1 C4.

    I much prefer the latter, the -20mm was too stiff all the time even on our roads which are overall ok. Also PASM still ok to stiffen in sport mode, which I do on the track or in very smooth mountain roads...

    thank's a lot to let me know your experience.

    ciao, dino


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    FIAT 500 - 993 C2 - 997 4 gts - G 350d


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Don't play around with the setup of the car, you will regret it. Just keep it original at enjoy it. blush


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    RC:

    Don't play around with the setup of the car, you will regret it. Just keep it original at enjoy it. blush

    Yes, maybe you'r right ! But if we don't play with our toys in this, our life .....yes​​​​​​​


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    FIAT 500 - 993 C2 - 997 4 gts - G 350d


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Drive the car, this is playing enough... Enjoy!


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet (2015), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Ohlins POZ MN05 installed. Great !!!!! Big improvement.


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    FIAT 500 - 993 C2 - 997 4 gts - G 350d


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Pictures?


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    1992 Mercedes-Benz W124 500E  / 2008 Porsche 911 GT3 RS (sold) / 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Performance / 2014 BMW-Alpina D3 biturbo Touring / 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 Clubsport


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    4 gts fronte.JPG


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    FIAT 500 - 993 C2 - 997 4 gts - G 350d


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    4 gts laterale.JPG


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    FIAT 500 - 993 C2 - 997 4 gts - G 350d


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    the improvement is noticeably evident in the guide but also in comfort, even with more rigid settings.

    p.s. for me also in the look


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    FIAT 500 - 993 C2 - 997 4 gts - G 350d


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Sweet ride, enjoy in good health. Smiley


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991.2 Carrera GTS Cabriolet (2018), Porsche Cayenne S Diesel (2017), Audi R8 V10 Plus (2016), Mini JCW (2015)


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Thank's a lot ! You too , ciao, dino  kiss


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    FIAT 500 - 993 C2 - 997 4 gts - G 350d


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Looks great, nice set of wheels!


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Congrats...If I could this is the GTS that I would buy..I really like 997.2 looks wink


    Re: 997 Carrera 4 GTS Purchase (question)

    Very nice GTS...Enjoy


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    2016 Porsche 991 Carrera GTS  Black with AeroKit Cup Package,  2017 Porsche Cayenne Platinum  Purpurite Metallic, New York


     
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