The “stay home quarantine” has allowed us to catch up on our Porsche projects, as well as other projects around the house. So when this is over we will have running Porsches that are cleaned up and shiny with updated maintenance, ready to go. So what are we going to do?
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
In 1980, Porsche declared their intention to go racing with a special version of the 931 called the 924 Carrera GT. With only 406 examples made for homologation, this rare Porsche had 210 horsepower, Fuchs wheels and a five-speed transaxle. The front fenders are the same as were used on the 944 when introduced in 1983 with flares on the outside of the rear fenders to accommodate wider track.
This short article will explain the differences between 924 and 944 brake systems and help answer any questions that you may have, particularly those of you wanting to update your early 924 to 944 brakes.
While this car will not be a concours winner, it will be a great, original-spec M030 as it was delivered.
It seems that when Audi designed the 2.0L engine for the 924 and other cars of the early and mid seventies, they decided that strength was important. So, the crankshaft and connecting rods are all forged, not cast. That instills a lot of confidence in this little engine as far as longevity.