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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    I thought all the pccb brakes came with braided brake lines?  Mine did?  Did I mention we something or are there better grades of brake lines which are stainless steel braided?

    I agree this is not an overly modified car for such a record. Just look at all the active aero tricks on the Lambo. 

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Dot sure about the PCCB ones, but the other ones , even on the RS, are not real braided . They do have some steel in them but are not completely covered .  I did the upgrade on my RS . It was highly recommended by MR 


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    Thanks. Interesting. Spell check gone crazy in my last post. Sorry. 


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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTacQH7O6-8

     


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    Interesting Color

    https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp7nDkLlxdA/?utm_source=ig_embed


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    GT2 RS MR

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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Brendon Hartley got green callipers smiley

    Screenshot 2018-12-13 07.54.43.png

    Seems more Lizard green than acid green. Can't quite tell with those filters.

    On a side note, Porsche finally relented and let me delay the pick up of my GT2RS till April 11th, at Leipzig. It was done last month, they had wanted me to take it within 8 weeks and their 'favour' to me was allowing me to do it end of Feb. I told them nein, I don't want to have winters on the car.

     


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Nick, take my advice and drive it directly from Leipzig to Meuspath and let the Manthey guys do there magic🤪👍🤙🤙


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    Have to agree given the impact their magic has on my GT3. I'd send Porsche's best offering there in a heartbeat, especially if it's your only chance to visit them this side of the pond with the car.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    The farmer:

    Nick, take my advice and drive it directly from Leipzig to Meuspath and let the Manthey guys do there magic🤪👍🤙🤙

     

    Remember we talked about this?

    Manthey cannot touch a car on European delivery. Smiley

    The export agent and inert agent checks the car isn't modified in any way. The only thing Manthey can do is to adjust the suspension settings to the best of the factory allowable range.

    I might be able to sneak the water tank into Canada in the front trunk though.


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    Whoopsy:
    The farmer:

    Nick, take my advice and drive it directly from Leipzig to Meuspath and let the Manthey guys do there magic🤪👍🤙🤙

     

    Remember we talked about this?

    Manthey cannot touch a car on European delivery. Smiley

    The export agent and inert agent checks the car isn't modified in any way. The only thing Manthey can do is to adjust the suspension settings to the best of the factory allowable range.

    I might be able to sneak the water tank into Canada in the front trunk though.

    Nick, let the car stock and let them do weight cornering and proper alignment. the car doesn't need anything else.Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Lucky boy Smiley

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBGGS4LblIE


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Almost unbearable to watch!


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    what is with reving the engines like that in neutral? 


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Carlos from Spain:

    what is with reving the engines like that in neutral? 


    What it is? It is idiotic. Smiley


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    Rossi:
    Carlos from Spain:

    what is with reving the engines like that in neutral? 


    What it is? It is idiotic. Smiley

    Maybe the "YouTuber" demanded this... Whenever I am in my R8 at some sort of event, some adolescents or even adults come over and want me to rev the engine. Smiley Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    The today's reality, kids becoming "stars" of youtube or instagram and making more money with these stupid vids then they know what to do with it.

    They spend and spend it on cars etc, to crash and burn fairly quick when someone else becomes a better "star".


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    absent:

    The today's reality, kids becoming "stars" of youtube or instagram and making more money with these stupid vids then they know what to do with it.

    They spend and spend it on cars etc, to crash and burn fairly quick when someone else becomes a better "star".

    From my "experience", 90% of the YouTube "stars" or "influencers" (as we call them Smiley) come from wealthy families and cannot pay for their cars and/or lifestyles with their YouTube/advertisement income. There are a few exceptions (like Vanoss Gaming or Jeffree Star) but people like Shmee150, Vehicle Virgins or Archie Hamilton Racing, etc. come from wealthy families, so no surprises here. Smiley


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    Porker:

    Almost unbearable to watch!

    +1, WOW: "red gauges: awesome, carbonfibre: awesome, ...who specced the color ? Actually, it was my mom...awesome..."

    I like the diversity of YouTube's overall content though...Smiley


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    RC:
    absent:

    The today's reality, kids becoming "stars" of youtube or instagram and making more money with these stupid vids then they know what to do with it.

    They spend and spend it on cars etc, to crash and burn fairly quick when someone else becomes a better "star".

    From my "experience", 90% of the YouTube "stars" or "influencers" (as we call them Smiley) come from wealthy families and cannot pay for their cars and/or lifestyles with their YouTube/advertisement income. There are a few exceptions (like Vanoss Gaming or Jeffree Star) but people like Shmee150, Vehicle Virgins or Archie Hamilton Racing, etc. come from wealthy families, so no surprises here. Smiley

    An expert of the unbearable channels here!


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    RC:
    Whenever I am in my R8 at some sort of event, some adolescents or even adults come over and want me to rev the engine. Smiley Smiley

    Or slide around on a parking lot... oh, wait. That actually happened Smiley


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    Porker:
    RC:
    From my "experience", 90% of the YouTube "stars" or "influencers" (as we call them Smiley) come from wealthy families and cannot pay for their cars and/or lifestyles with their YouTube/advertisement income. There are a few exceptions (like Vanoss Gaming or Jeffree Star) but people like Shmee150, Vehicle Virgins or Archie Hamilton Racing, etc. come from wealthy families, so no surprises here. Smiley

    An expert of the unbearable channels here!

    The use of scare quotes for "expert" is advisable Smiley


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    2013 Audi S3 | Glacier White


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Road and Track: 2019 Performance Car of the Year






     


    Laptimes: (NCM West) (New Entries in Bold)
     1.23,34 - McLaren Senna (P Zero Trofeo R)
     1.24,22 - Porsche 911 GT2 RS (Cup 2 R)
     1.25,93 - Corvette C7 ZR1 (Cup 2 ZP)
     1.27,39 - Ferrari 488 Pista

     1.28,25 - Mercedes-AMG GT R (Cup 2 ZP)
     1.29,70 - Lamborghini Huracán Performante (P Zero Trofeo R)
     1.29,92 - McLaren 720S (P Zero Corsa)
     1.32,07 - Porsche 911 Turbo S (P Zero)
     1.32,15 - Camaro ZL1 1LE (Eagle F1 S 3R)
     1.32,16 - Corvette C7 GS (Cup 2 ZP)
     1.32,45 - Honda NSX (P Zero Trofeo R)
     1.32,58 - Nissan GT-R Nismo (GT600 DSST)
     1.33,59 - Audi R8 V10 plus (P Zero)
     1.34,64 - M5 Competition
     1.36,31 - Jaguar F-Type SVR Coupé (P Zero)
     1.36,97 - BMW M4 GTS (Cup 2)
     1.37,13 - Alfa Giulia QV (P Zero Corsa)
     1.37,30 - Mercedes-AMG C 63 S Coupé (Pilot SS)
     1.37,36 - Audi TT RS (P Zero)
     1.38,21 - Audi RS5 Coupé
     1.39,37 - Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

     1.39,56 - Lotus Evora 400 (Pilot SS)
     1.40,91 - Lexus LC 500 (Pilot SS)
     1.41,03 - Honda Civic Type R (Conti SC6)
     1.42,52 - Bentley Continental SS (P Zero)

     
     1/4 mile:
     10,0 s @ 147,2 mph - McLaren Senna
    10,1 s @ 144,1 mph - Ferrari 488 Pista
    10,3 s @ 137,7 mph - Porsche 911 GT2 RS
     11,1 s @ 129,1 mph - Corvette C7 ZR1
     11,2 s @ 124,3 mph - Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon
     11,4 s @ 123,0 mph - BMW M5 Competition
     11,8 s @ 116,0 mph - Alfa Stelvio QV
     11,8 s @ 114,9 mph - Audi RS5 Coupé

     
     Roadholding:
     1,18g - Corvette C7 ZR1
     1,17g - Porsche 911 GT2 RS
     1,12 g - McLaren Senna
     1,10 g - Ferrari 488 Pista
     0,98 g - BMW M5 Competition
     0,96 g - Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon
     0,95 g - Audi RS5 Coupé
     0,93 g - Alfa Stelvio QV


     0-60 mph:
     2,6 s - Porsche 911 GT2 RS
     2,7 s - Ferrari 488 Pista
     2,8 s - McLaren Senna
     3,0 s - Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon
     3,1 s - Corvette C7 ZR1
     3,3 s - BMW M5 Competition
     3,3 s - Alfa Stelvio QV
     3,4 s - Audi RS5 Coupé


    Acceleration 0-200 kph:
     7,4 s -- McLaren Senna
     7,8 s -- Ferrari 488 Pista
     8,6 s -- Porsche 911 GT2 RS
     10,4 s -- Corvette C7 ZR1
     11,5 s -- Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon
     12,1 s -- BMW M5 Competition (what happened there?)
     14,1 s -- Alfa Stelvio QV
     14,5 s -- Audi RS5 Coupé

     
     Acceleration 0-250 kph:
     11,9 s -- McLaren Senna
     12,1 s -- Ferrari 488 Pista
     18,2 s -- Corvette C7 ZR1
     19,6 s -- Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon

     
     Tested Weight:
     1374 kg - McLaren Senna
     1501 kg - Ferrari 488 Pista
     1531 kg - Porsche 911 GT2 RS
     1665 kg - Corvette C7 ZR1
     1816 kg - Audi RS5 Coupé
     1932 kg - BMW M5 Competition
     1941 kg - Alfa Stelvio QV
     2131 kg - Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon

     
     Tires:
    Alfa Stelvio QV: Pirelli P Zero PZ4 (AR)
     Audi RS5 Coupé: Hankook Ventus S1 Evo² (A0)
     BMW M5 Competition: Michelin Pilot Sport 4S (*)
     Corvette C7 ZR1: Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 (ZP)
     Ferrari 488 Pista: Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 (K2)
     McLaren Senna: Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R (MC2)
     Mercedes-AMG E 63 S Wagon: Michelin Pilot Sport 4S (M02)
     Porsche 911 GT2 RS: Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 (R)

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    They picked the ZR1 angryheart

    The Corvette ZR1 won because it brought out the wide-eyed enthusiast in all of us—IndyCar pros, club racers, and jaded journalists alike. Everyone wanted more time in the ZR1. Every aspect of the ZR1, from the rib-cage-vibrating engine note to the adjustable traction control, strikes a chord. The Chevy also happens to exhibit many of the McLaren’s qualities at one-seventh the price. It, too, is awkwardly but compellingly styled by the demands of the air and the engine. Like the Senna, it combines an appetite for lap time with a remarkable ability to handle imperfect roads.

    "If the Pista, GT2 RS, and McLaren all cost the same, the ZR1 likely isn’t on par with them, because it’s not as comprehensively designed," Hildebrand said. "But it would still be the car I’d feel most guilt-free about driving the hell out of whenever I wanted, over and over again."

     


    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    bluelines:
    RC:
    Whenever I am in my R8 at some sort of event, some adolescents or even adults come over and want me to rev the engine. Smiley Smiley

    Or slide around on a parking lot... oh, wait. That actually happened Smiley

    Just with my son and I usually do that at 150 kph...parking lots are for pussies. Smiley Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Porker:
    RC:
    absent:

    The today's reality, kids becoming "stars" of youtube or instagram and making more money with these stupid vids then they know what to do with it.

    They spend and spend it on cars etc, to crash and burn fairly quick when someone else becomes a better "star".

    From my "experience", 90% of the YouTube "stars" or "influencers" (as we call them Smiley) come from wealthy families and cannot pay for their cars and/or lifestyles with their YouTube/advertisement income. There are a few exceptions (like Vanoss Gaming or Jeffree Star) but people like Shmee150, Vehicle Virgins or Archie Hamilton Racing, etc. come from wealthy families, so no surprises here. Smiley

    An expert of the unbearable channels here!

    Wait until your kid(s) grow up, you're going to be an expert on everything related to YouTube and Playstation. Smiley Smiley Also, when you do some job for a cyber security company related to social media, it is inevitable to check out on some YouTube "personalities". Dude, I'm even a high level in GTA V Online with a 14.x kill rate (which is usually considered cheating but it is legit Smiley), so... Smiley Smiley

    Funny side story: We celebrated a birthday, they assigned me to be the DJ (I did some DJ work in my 20s) and I had my kids help me. At first, I played the given playlist (some Latin Pop, some Salsa, even Helene Fisher (where is that vomit emoji when you need it? Smiley). The guests were barely dancing, didn't enjoy themselves, mostly women in their 40s and 50s. I then played a few songs from the current club charts and suddenly everyone was dancing like crazy. Smiley Smiley I even played my (older) "signature song" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dM7F5lCUmLU , Chasing Kurt, From the Inside (Henrik Schwarz Remix), a song not many at that age is usually enjoying and they went off like crazy, incredible. Smiley So I guess older people aren't always lame, same as younger people aren't always cool. Smiley

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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    Obviously the reviewers are not aware that US cars are inferior to European cars.


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    nberry:

    Obviously the reviewers are not aware that US cars are inferior to European cars.

    What, did the big "Road & Track" on the title give that away to soon?


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    nberry:

    Obviously the reviewers are not aware that US cars are inferior to European cars.

    The only US cars you can see on German roads from time to time are Jeeps, Teslas and sometimes the Ford Mustang. 

    Saw a Cadillac Escalade once in Munich and a couple of Corvettes from time to time (maybe one or two per year).

    The biggest issue in US cars is the interior in my opinion. So much plastic and cheap materials...don't even know where to start. They could easily improve this stuff with a few tweaks here and there, wouldn't cost them much either but I start to believe that US customers actually want this crap. Smiley


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    US cars are very rare in UK (you seem to put the steering wheel on the wrong side). 


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    Re: OFFICIAL: 911 GT2 RS (2017)

    it's all because of the import duties (according to Trump) smiley Has nothing to with the quality.


     
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