Seinfeld’s Driver 356

Also see this  and this

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The Clutch Thing

Kevin has been in communication with Van Svenson, who notifies us of his recent 944 clutch replacement video posting.  We’ve been wanting to see this for some time!

And here is Irina’s video on the same procedure:

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The Pumpkin, Rediscovered

Yesterday, I ran across a box of old slides from 1969-1971 of my old ’66 SWB 911.  Here are a few, converted from discolored 45+ year-old Kodachrome to black & white, never seen since originally photographed:

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GT3 and Cost of Ownership

When I saw this piece on Jalopnik, I was reminded of how my ’66 911, which I sold around 1975, turned out to be the cheapest car in terms of actual cost of ownership per mile, that I had ever owned to that point.

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Kevin’s 911: Gone But Not Forgotten

Kevin runs across some old pics he took of his ’87 (I gather that he ditched the whaletail at some point).  Not sure how long it’s been since he owned it.  I suspect that we all miss any other Porsches we once had — I certainly do, but that doesn’t lessen my affection for the funky Blue Rascal …

 

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Porsche’s First Le Mans Winner

First, the Hooniverse story, then this video presentation by Rod Emory:

Also see this previous post

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Not A Time For Driving

Making a misguided foray into the weather, I join friend Kevin for a visit to a couple of his cars (of a total of five, I think, not counting motorcycles) in winter storage:  his newly-acquired and almost perfect 35-year-old BMW and his 27-year-old summer driver 951 Porsche Turbo.  Nearly froze ourselves.

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Tires, Tires, Tires

Some theory from Engineering Explained:

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A Hideous Thing, This Weather

Nearly got stuck in the storage lot driveway (Yokohama summer performance tires).  After much difficulty getting the ‘Rascal to start at all.  Warmed it up, tucked it back in bed.  Eleven degrees F., today’s high temp.

My next vehicle, if I continue to live here in this forsaken outpost …

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How To Say It

A video straight from the people who should know …

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