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Vehicle Information: Year: 2001; Engine (Size, Modifications): 911 turbo; Total Mileage: 2200;

Thank you for your past insights into the 911 turbo, here is an odd question:A Security guard that works for me happens to be a Porsche enthusiast as well. As many Russians are here in the US, he is overqualified to be a security guard, he was an engineer back in the USSR. While admiring my new Turbo he commented that he thought that the wheels were not mounted correctly. He noted the shape of the holes on the wheels (see http://www.us.porsche.com/english/911/turbo/chassis/wheels.htm for reference) were meant to cut through the air in a particular way, delivering cooling air to the calipers. The wheels on the right side of my car are mounted as pictured at the aformentioned webpage. The wheels on the left are flopped, with the holes (shaped like a guitar pick), facing in the opposite direction.Aerodynamically this doesn't make much sense. My Russian friend asserts that wheels, as designed, should have a left side and right side. Do you see the point?Thanks for your consideration of this query.

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