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Chris Harris Drive TV Pfitzner Test goes viral..... - 24 April, 2012


Pfitzner Performance Gearboxes Porsche 911 Dog Gearbox is “Sensational… a thing of joy.”

 

Esteemed British motoring journalist of Drive TV andwww.pistonheads.com, Chris Harris, has proclaimed the Pfitzner Performance Gearboxes (PPG) five-speed, straight cut dog gearbox in the Tuthill Porsche 911 as “sensational… a thing of joy.”

Chris Harris was testing the Francis Tuthill Porsche 911 rally car at the Prodrive Test Facility, Warwickshire for Drive TV and said: “The (PPG) dog gearbox is sensational. The gearbox is a thing of joy.”

Watch the sensational Pfitzner equipped Tuthill Porsche 911 being put through its paces by Chris Harris Drive TV fame:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOAXHR3grlY


 


Talking about the drive, Chris added: “It’s just a collection of great noises, like the dog gearbox whine… this is where it is at… this is my kind of driving.”

The incredible 350+bhp, 3.6-litre flat-six, 1,000Kg, historic rally Tuthill Porsche 911 uses a Pfitzner Performance Gearboxes straight cut, five speed, dog tooth gear set, using billet selectors and PPG’s “Heavy Duty” gears made with the world-renowned PPG “Bulletproof” design.  

 The wide arch 911 was built by Richard Tuthill of Tuthill Porsche (http://www.francistuthill.co.uk/, who are exclusive agents for the 911 gear set and supplied testing and development of the gear set), to rally in the Belgian Historic Rally Championship (BRC-H) and was described by Chris Harris as “a ridiculous bit of kit!”

Richard Tuthill said: “The Belgian stages are very unique. There’s a lot of very square junctions… so you need to brake late into them and get out of them quick. This 911 does that beautifully and we can beat the Belgians with this car easily.” And a lot of that speed – and the car’s podiums already – is down to the incredibly efficient, fast, tough and reliable PPG dog gearbox – perfect for the Tuthill 911, and Chris Harris.

 

Pfitzner Performance Gearboxes are a global company, with markets in USA, Europe, Asia, Japan and Australia. PPG make championship-winning products for some of the world’s fastest competition cars:

  • Seven times FIA APRC Rally Championship Winners.
  • Three times Rally Japan Champions.
  • World’s fastest Nissan R35 GTR, Nissan GTi-R, N/A Honda, Honda S2000 & 4WD 4-cylinder, Evo I-III & IV-IX drag cars.
  • Double Pro Class Super Lap World Champion 2010-2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution.
  • Five times Australian Commodore Cup Champion.
  • Double Australian Sports Sedan Champion. 

The five-speed, straight cut dog gear set for the Porsche 911 rally car is available to purchase from Francis Tuthill Porsche, and is just one of many competition gearboxes available for rally, racing, drag racing and all forms of motorsport, built by Pfitzner Performance Gearboxes. Find out more about Pfitzner Performance Gearboxes “bullet proof” products for the 911 and much more on the website at:http://www.ppgearbox.com.au.

And like the new Pfitzner Performance Gearboxes Facebook page at:http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pfitzner-Performance-Gearbox-PPG/109155729151149