In its simplest form, a sway bar is a chunk of metal that is attached at either end to the wheels on the same axle – front sway bar, rear sway bar. But what does it do and how does it do it?
New Year’s 944 Resolutions – NOW is the time to make some resolutions that you CAN KEEP related to your treasured Porsche.
New Year, New Car, New Shop – Porsche 924S Special Edition with low miles! Like NEW!
Regular jobs like oil change service is mandatory, but here are some other tips that can make the whole winter maintenance thing go better.
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.
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.
“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