Over the past few years, one fact has surfaced that is troubling – if a 944 gets rear-ended, the car will probably be totaled by the insurance company.
In High School, first period started at 7 am sharp. One year, that first period class was PHYSICS. You know, the science kind of physics, not the climb-the-rope-in-the-gym kind. Theory … Continue Reading Suspension Physics: Weight Transfer and Shocks
The Reunion is a great way to see not only nice street cars from all models of Porsche but also a place where special Porsches – especially race cars – can be found.
Rust does happen, though, and keeping ahead of rust damage means inspecting parts of the car that you cannot easily see
About thirty years ago I built a shop/garage at another house and made a huge mistake – eight foot walls. Putting in a lift was impossible, so working on jack stands was the order of the day.
We all know that the 944 series is a great track day car, whether set up as ONLY a track day car or used during the week as a daily driver.
Records, background info, upgrades – all important to those who are looking at your car.
“Porsche owners are the most brand-loyal owners in the world.” This comment was backed up with stories and quips that focused on the concept that Porsche People become Porsche People early in life, before ever acquiring a Porsche, and they stay with the brand for life.
A wise man once told me that something was worth exactly what someone would pay for it. How true. So when I get the question, “What is my 944 worth,” … Continue Reading What’s My Car Worth?
Lots of great 944’s were in attendance, including a couple of LSx conversions, some dedicated HPDE cars and even some race cars.
8-26-19: Building is up, insulation is sprayed in and concrete floor is coated with grey stain. Electric is this week, then inside walls! Fourteen years ago we bought a house … Continue Reading 924S944.com Is Getting New Quarters: UPDATE
944Fest at Nelson Ledges in Ohio – We are bringing a 944S with a 3.0 Liter transplant and our own 924S – Sparky – to Ohio.
There seems to always be a lot of questions and talk on social media and the forums about how to remove the engine from your 944-series car – through the top, under the car, remove the transmission, etc
So you know about cars in general, and you know a little about the 944-series of Porsches. You want one, but face it – these cars are 25-35 years old. … Continue Reading Conducting Your Own Pre-Purchase Inspection
Once the two connectors are loose, carefully manipulate the handle to remove it from the door. This is best achieved by rotating the handle carefully DOWN so that the forward end of the handle is facing the ground, then carefully manipulating the inside mechanisms through the hole in the door skin. Slowly remove the handle without using a lot of force.
Here is a new 10-minute video from VINwiki on the 944. Enjoy!