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?
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
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.
Buying a 944 or 924S is one thing; selling one and getting the best price for it is another. Here are ten simple rules to follow when putting your baby … Continue Reading 10 Rules When Selling Your 944
The 2.5L 944 engine has gone through some modifications over the years, and there are always questions about them. Many of our cars have had engine swaps over the years, … Continue Reading Engines and Numbers and HP – Oh, My!
We get a fair number of questions about whether to buy a 944, how to tell if you are getting a good one, what the best price should be, and … Continue Reading 10 Rules When Buying a 944/924S
Bugs get on your paint, glass, chrome, rubber, and whatever else faces the front of the car, depositing their dead, rotting carcasses and releasing all kinds of hellish chemicals. Here is a quick, easy, cheap solution.
One of two things is happening…either my advanced age is having an effect on my night vision, or I am spoiled by the super-bright headlights on newer cars. Regardless, I … Continue Reading I Just Want To See Better Driving At Night…
With New Year’s Resolutions just a short time away, it’s time to talk about weight – not just “total weight,” but where that weight is located and how it moves … Continue Reading It’s All About The Weight
Here at 924S944.com, I just ordered my THIRD fiberglass replacement sunroof cover from Texas Performance Concepts They have lots of fiberglass parts for the 944 and 924S, and their solution to the saggy sunroof gear cover is wonderful.
Suspension upgrades and settings are a big discussion topic anytime performance-oriented 944/924S people get together. How can I make my car handle better on the track? How can I tune my suspension to make it work better?
There have been a variety of transaxles used in the 924/944/924S/968 series. Understanding them helps to understand what to do when you need to replace yours – getting the right one that will work with your car. Replacing the transaxle is not an easy task, and you don’t want to have to do it twice.
When I got in the car, I had the key in hand but not in the ignition, and the battery light was on. Key in the ignition, turn it on, and the battery light went off. Crank up the car, and no battery light. The car started fine, light was out, all is good.