HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

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Post  stanzapilot on Wed Jun 06, 2012 9:50 pm

I need help finding wheels! I want 17" wheels. Where can I go to find options, ebay didn't seem to have any. Any aftermarket?

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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  Rich L. on Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:19 pm

Watch the craigslist, pelican and rennlist classifieds. OEM wheels from 993s, 996s and boxsters fit late offset cars. Spacers will make 'em fit '86 and earlier cars. Occasionally you'll set a set of replica wheels in early offsets. Those aren't as light or strong as OEM wheels, but don't require spacers.

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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  Rich L. on Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:20 pm

By the way, this question belongs somewhere other than Member Conversions.
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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  944-LT1 on Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:03 am

Thank you Rich. Yes, why is this in a members area?? This is the third day in a row that Ive had to move a topic from the members area.

But youre new so I'll let it fly this time. Cool But next time, I'll come down on you with the fiery of a thousand suns.


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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  Rich L. on Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:11 am

944-LT1 wrote:But next time, I'll come down on you with the fiery of a thousand suns.

I think you mean fury. Rolling Eyes

But suns are also very fiery. Razz
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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  944-LT1 on Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:33 am

Thanks again Rich. Now I have to ban you for week......sorry.



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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  Rich L. on Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:01 am

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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  Luke714 on Tue May 07, 2013 5:53 am

I know this is really late, but I used 17" wheels from a 91' Corvette ZR1. You get 17x11" for the rear and 17x9.5" for the front. That let me use 265's front, 295's rear.
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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  vundba on Tue May 07, 2013 8:08 am

wheelenhancements.com has got the biggest selection of wheels I've ever seen for Porsches.If they haven't got it you don't need it! LOL

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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  kelleysj on Tue May 07, 2013 1:58 pm

I bought veloce wheels [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] really nice quality.
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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  Wild Bill on Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:10 pm

Luke714 wrote:I know this is really late, but I used 17" wheels from a 91' Corvette ZR1. You get 17x11" for the rear and 17x9.5" for the front. That let me use 265's front, 295's rear.

I just picked up similar, Corvette 17X8.5" and 17X9.5 bead to bead by the looks of it. blew my second outer CV ball cage up because of wheel hop so time for an upgrade from the factory rubber. Looks like
2.5 " offset, same as yours? What did you use for adapter thickness?
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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  skywalker01 on Wed Jun 05, 2013 5:44 pm

Works USA has a good selection of rims - that is, if you can stomach the prices. I have the Meister 3Ps in 18x10 and 18x12 (widebody kit installed).
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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  Wild Bill on Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:31 am

But I'm going to use the corvette wheels.. 1" adapter or 1.3" adapters, same front and rear? 1986 non turbo.
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Post  gamman on Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:20 am

if you guys could settle on a design (good luck getting any group), I can get wheels made to almost any spec. The trouble is, you might design yourself out of a strong set to a weak set....

so a vote for fuch reps in a certain size, or bbs basketweaves, or W.H.Y....
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Re: Wheels - Where to go?

Post  shokwave30 on Thu Jun 20, 2013 10:32 pm

love the look of the bbs basketweaves but so damn expensive
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