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 Post subject: Re: What tow car for pulling a 924, what do people use?
PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 2:04 pm 
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When you need spare wheels and tools track side but refuse to buy a tow car .......... a lot more common than you think

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 2:41 pm 
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Unless that white campervan had a Porsche flat-6 engine that would be unbearably slow!

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 3:12 pm 
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The competition from Stuttgart seemed to have it well sorted:

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 5:01 pm 
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So suggestions so far are something on or between a motorhome/van/flatbed lorry or a Panamera.

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 5:17 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 5:42 pm 
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This would be my personal choice.........in real life not the 1/43 scale which I already have

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 5:45 pm 
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1980 924 Turbo Series 1 - Alpine White & Guards Red
Omega forged pistons, lightened and balanced bottom end, ARP studs + Cometic MLS HG, Piper fast road cam, K27/26 3257 hybrid turbo, 951 ducted FMIC, Custom intake manifold, Mittelmotor dizzy & cam pulley, Adj boost - dyno’d at 225bhp @ 1.0bar on previous CGT turbo, Engine datalogged and on boost fuel enrichment managed with Zeitronix ZT2 & Phormula KS4 knock sensor, 944 turbo all alloy radiator, Hayward & Scott custom tapered race exhaust, GAZ Gold coilovers, Fuch'ed up, Quaife LSD
2017 VW Passat Variant GTE Advance - the daily load lugger and mile muncher
2015 Nissan Leaf Tekna - it builds trees when we drive it
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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 8:38 pm 
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Nice suggestions Steve, not sure they'll come in on budget lol

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