The oldest grandchild is now approaching fourteen years old. Dad and Grandad have offered her the ragged 924S automatic as her first car.
The world is full of idiots behind the wheel, and its getting worse. If incompetence isn’t enough, now we have “distracted driving.”
In the world of training we talk about three things – Skill, Knowledge and Ability. SKA as it’s known. To master anything, we need all three. You may have the knowledge, your skills may be good, but without seat time, ability may suffer.
Those of us who work with Porsches know all about Mission Creep. You start a repair, upgrade or other job and before you know it, you are attempting a lot more than you originally thought.
It was a good idea at the time, I assume. Instead of using a spring-centered clutch disk, Porsche engineers decided that using a chunk of rubber would isolate driveline noise … Continue Reading Rubber Clutch – 944
While we were at Porsche Werks Reunion at Amelia Island last month, Ms. 924S944.com looked over our car on the show field and said, “I need to spend some time … Continue Reading Sometimes You Need Professional Help…
The 2L 924’s didn’t have power steering, but the steering rack was a smallish unit that didn’t inspire a lot of confidence. The first ’83 944’s to come to North … Continue Reading Do I Really Need Leaky Power Steering?
Calling all 924, 924S, 944 and 968’s for ZoneFest 2019, sponsored by the Florida Citrus Region Porsche Club of America! There are only about twenty slots left, so you need … Continue Reading PCA Zonefest, May 24-26, Mt. Dora
Pop-up headlights will be gone in favor of headlight pods sculpted into the front fenders. Other familiar styling cues remain, with 85% of the body is retained from the 83-91 model 944.
If you don’t check out Jalopnik.com every day, then you are missing out on some great car stuff – not necessarily directed to Porsches, but a “helicopter view” of the … Continue Reading Tires
Doing your own front wheel bearing replacement is pretty straightforward and is commonly done by home mechanics, especially when the front wheels only steer and stop the car. Front wheel … Continue Reading Getting Your Bearings
Here at 924S944.com, we have stockpiled a lot of parts, and we have some pretty neat projects piled up in the yard. So we are suggesting that maybe you folks … Continue Reading DIY Days at 924S944.com
Whether it’s the Friday night cruise-in, the Saturday morning Cars and Coffee, or a full-blown local/national car show, you want to make a good impression with your baby. So what … Continue Reading Going to the Show
In our continuing series of articles to help potential buyers and sellers, we turn our attention to the evaluation of a “rescue” or “project” car. Here we will detail what … Continue Reading …To Buy or Not To Buy. That is the Question…
A couple of weeks ago 924S944.com acquired a 1984 944 NA – they were all “NA” in ’84 – that was in okay shape, but needed some love. We call these “rescue puppies.” They are not parts cars, but they are not in good enough shape to go play with the other dogs…they need some help.
Saturday, February 9 – the 15th Annual Cars for the Cure to benefit the American Lung Association. The event is free for those who want to attend and wander around customs, exotics and generally wild cars on display.