“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.
Lots of great 944’s were in attendance, including a couple of LSx conversions, some dedicated HPDE cars and even some race cars.
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
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.
The oldest grandchild is now approaching fourteen years old. Dad and Grandad have offered her the ragged 924S automatic as her first car.
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
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…
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.