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Old 02-02-2016, 01:47 PM
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I'm going to try this. just to see if it looks better lol
 
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I ran without my wing for for about 5 years including a run up to an indicated 167 mph with no ill handling effects. Then, I got tired of looking at the wing in the garage and put it back on in the raised position. I think my choice would be no wing and some really nice hole covers. I still a complete hydraulic kit in working order, but have left it off and will put it on when I sell the car.
 
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I'm a huge fan of th EBWERKS fixed wing kit... if I were to bail on the hydraulics.
 
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This is not a Honda...
Damn right it's not a Honda... If it was a Honda, it wouldn't be an overly complex hydraulic ram that costs several thousand to repair when a seal fails.

I love my turbo, but certain things Porsche doesn't seem to get right. On the 996 Turbo, the hydraulic wing actuators and hydraulic assisted clutch are two perfect examples... Simple seals fail, are not replaceable, and result in quite large repair bills.
 
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^ true enough pfbz, it's a rube goldberg setup to be sure.. but, rigorous maintenance of the existing hydraulics while relatively "labor intensive" will ( or have in my case ) result in years of continuing operation. I find one needs to ensure that no dirt or residue remains on the rams, impeding the unobstructed moment of them, coupled with occasional re-bleeds.

I just found my pre-emtptively purchased $100 "fixed wing kit bag 'o bolts" i bought on eBay about 8 years ago, and thankfully ( STILL ) haven't needed 'em!
 
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