Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

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Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by TheDeckMan » Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:20 pm

In 2015 I picked up a 02 996 Turbo with the eventual plans of building it into a GT2 Clone. With the GT2 prices being out of my reach at the time and keep climbing, I figured it would be a fun project to build my personalized GT2 Clone from a 996 Turbo.

This past weekend as first part of setting the baseline prior to pulling the AWD and converting to RWD along with some other host of upgrades, I tossed the car onto the scales to get a weight baseline with me in the car and a full tank of gas.

GT3 Seats
Removed Sub
Removed Spare/tools
Removed Back Seats
RSS 901 Roll Bar
SpeedTech 3" Race X-pipe with cats

3610lbs (155lbs myself)

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Re: Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by FRUNKenstein » Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:29 pm

Cool project!
Interesting that the left front and left rear are heavier even though you are sitting in the driver's seat (on the left side of the car).
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Re: Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by Dgi 07 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:48 pm

this looks interesting. Is that a unobtainium welding exhaust?
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Re: Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by TheDeckMan » Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:51 am

Dgi 07 wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:48 pm
this looks interesting. Is that a unobtainium welding exhaust?
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Re: Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by Flat6BlahBlah » Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:12 pm

Awesome project!
I'm looking forward to watching this transformation.

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Re: Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by 5chn3ll » Sun Feb 25, 2018 6:03 pm

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Re: Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by Flat6BlahBlah » Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:38 pm

Are you planning on replacing the roof with a non-sunroof version?

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Re: Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by TheDeckMan » Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:04 am

Flat6BlahBlah wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:38 pm
Are you planning on replacing the roof with a non-sunroof version?
That is the eventual plan at some point. First round if rear spoiler setup, front bumper and a carbon hood which I picked up this past weekend. Having picked up many VW/Audi hoods in the past in the good old Saab I decided to take it instead of the gas sipping pickup to just outside NYC.

The hood ended up not fitting in the car what soever so had to improvise with some blankets and some ratchet straps to get it home. Kept off the free way on the way back to not have to worry about speed and it lifting. Along the way stopped at a couple breweries in CT and south western Mass. If anyone is in the North west CT area I highly suggest Kent Falls Brewing. Girlfriend was a good sport considering the improvised straps running all inside the car and meeting another "fellow off the internet in a parking lot" to exchange parts.

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Re: Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by Ein » Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:14 pm

OHAI!

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Re: Widowmaker Project (Building a Faux GT2)

Post by TheDeckMan » Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:19 pm

Ein wrote:
Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:14 pm
OHAI!
Hi Rob 😜
996TT - GT2 Clone Build -RWD, UMW Tune, H&R RSS, Phenix Engineering Control Arms/LCA's, GT3 6 Pistons, SpeedTech 3" X-Pipe, Ported Headers, 997 GT3 Shifter, GT3 Buckets, GT2 Clutch/PP, GT2RS IC's, RSS Roll Bar, GT3 Brake Ducts, Joe Toth Aero/Ducts
997TT - Sport Chrono, LSD, UMW Tune, DSC, Phenix Engineering Toe Links & LCA Bushings, Tubi Race
Audi TT Track Car
Corrado SLC
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