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!
Here at 924S944.com we have been attending various events and shows for many years. I find it amazing – and quite gratifying – that the 924-944-924S models are quickly gaining acceptance back into the Porsche fold.
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