GT3 RSR spotted in USK

GT3 RSR spotted in USK

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Lionel360

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13 posts

110 months

Friday 25th October 2013
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So this morning on my way to my workshop driving along just coming out of usk when I saw a white gt3 RSR left hooker and the driver was wearing a helmet.

The reg on the car was c2 wax. It was fully stripped with RSR aero center locking bbs wheel and cup exhaust.

We look after a gt3 2009 rs with rsr parts but that is a full track car so no number plates but the one I saw today was ready for the track just wired to see one on the road.

Cheers lionel.

Lionel360

Original Poster:

13 posts

110 months

Friday 25th October 2013
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Here it is

DHE

4,047 posts

150 months

Saturday 26th October 2013
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Great spot. Interesting no. plate as well.

Playo

291 posts

155 months

Tuesday 29th October 2013
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Dont see that every day!

essee

32 posts

139 months

Tuesday 29th October 2013
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The guy was wearing a helmet?!?! Are there any local tracks?!

Lionel360

Original Poster:

13 posts

110 months

Tuesday 29th October 2013
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No tracks any where closes to where the car was buddy.

pits

5,884 posts

150 months

Tuesday 29th October 2013
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I don't think that is a GT3 RSR (mostly because I don't think they ever made one in 1999) I would say that is a 996 with a 993 GT2 replica body kit on it and a random wing bolted on, probably used on track.




DHE

4,047 posts

150 months

Wednesday 30th October 2013
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Reg comes back as a 911 GT3 S Cup. Most GT3 cup cars have a central exhaust, but google has thrown this one up, same car?

http://www.specialistcarsltd.co.uk/vehicle/race-ca...

Magic919

14,126 posts

161 months

Wednesday 30th October 2013
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997s have the central exhaust. 996s like this have one each side.

Davey S2

12,438 posts

214 months

Thursday 31st October 2013
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essee said:
The guy was wearing a helmet?!?! Are there any local tracks?!
Wise move if it has a full roll cage in it.

pits

5,884 posts

150 months

Thursday 31st October 2013
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DHE said:
Reg comes back as a 911 GT3 S Cup. Most GT3 cup cars have a central exhaust, but google has thrown this one up, same car?

http://www.specialistcarsltd.co.uk/vehicle/race-ca...
Cigar goes to that man, I would concur it is that car or one of the same.

CupMeister

33 posts

85 months

Monday 4th November 2013
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Evening all,

Just thought I'd fill you guys in since you were all pretty interested in the car, and it happens to be mine. It started life as a Carrera Cup GB car, so it's a genuine Porsche Motorsport GmbH product hence the LHD, since then it's been converted to GT3R spec, which was the precursor to the RSR. The transformation from Cup to R comprises extensive use of Carbon body panels (everything bar the rear 3/4s is carbon) so weight is down to around 1100kgs, and that's why it looks like an RSR with all the meaty bodywork which sets it off nicely. The engine is now GT3R spec too which means a good bit more power than the cup. The GT3R had around 410hp running FIA restrictors but since this is no longer a race car they've been removed so power could be anywhere around 430hp. Finally it's now got a sprint gearbox running ratios so close they'd make tinned sardines feel lonely. As you can imagine the combination of 1100kgs, 430hp and sprint gearing makes for a fairly swift motor. The best thing about this car though is the fact that it's now road legal, which is pretty mad.

nono classifieds are the place for ads, not the forums.

Cheers Ross

Edited by Big Al. on Wednesday 6th November 20:31

DHE

4,047 posts

150 months

Monday 4th November 2013
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Welcome to PH. That is a great car you have there. Do you live in South Wales or just passing through when spotted?

CupMeister

33 posts

85 months

Monday 4th November 2013
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Yeah, I'm from Newport and I live in Cwmbran.

Trev450

5,980 posts

132 months

Tuesday 5th November 2013
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Sounds like a lot of fun. Do you track it?

Get yourself over to the Porsche forum as you would be a most welcome edition.

CupMeister

33 posts

85 months

Tuesday 5th November 2013
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That's the plan, although I'm having a bit of trouble getting the thing under the 105dB noise limit at the moment, which is slightly ironic given it's intended role as a race car. It's just so chuffing loud.

Trev450

5,980 posts

132 months

Tuesday 5th November 2013
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It may be worth having a chat with Charlie at Prospeed in Cardiff. He knows his stuff and doesn't charge silly prices either.


CupMeister

33 posts

85 months

Tuesday 5th November 2013
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I know Charlie, but I've got a good guy in Newport who knows his way around these cars, problem we've got is there's nothing really there to silence so we'll have to look at making a different rear silencer if it's still too loud.

n_const

1,635 posts

161 months

Saturday 9th November 2013
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CupMeister said:
I know Charlie, but I've got a good guy in Newport who knows his way around these cars, problem we've got is there's nothing really there to silence so we'll have to look at making a different rear silencer if it's still too loud.
Out of interest who do you use in Newport ?

CupMeister

33 posts

85 months

Wednesday 20th November 2013
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Sorry guys been away for a while, I never Kiss and Tell with regards to recommendations, too much can go wrong! I'd rather just let people find out for themselves and make their own minds up. Otherwise it's on me if they're crap and I've bigged them up. That said I did big up the Specialist cars of Malton boys, so I hope that doesn't come back to bite me...