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.
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.
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.
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.
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