Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ethanol-Free Gas

Ethanol-free gas, definitely preferred for a 944,  isn’t so easy to find these days.  Here is a site that accumulates information on locations where you can get the stuff; well over 7,000 stations are in its database now.  http://pure-gas.org/ You … Continue reading

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Autumn and the Blue Rascal

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Sunroof Subversion – Part 3

This is the final installment of our project to convert my defective 85.5 NA power sunroof to strictly manual operation. This will be accomplished basically by installing manual rear sunroof latches in place of the original powered counterparts. See Part … Continue reading

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Sunroof Subversion – Part 2

In the first installment (Sunroof Subversion – Part 1) we identified the nasty problem of vandalized & ruined sunroof rear hinges/lifting arms and our proposal to replace this defective power sunroof setup with a manually-latching alternative. So I take camera … Continue reading

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Sunroof Subversion – Part 1

Let’s pick up from where we left off a couple of weeks ago… BACKGROUND My 944’s sunroof has apparently not worked for some time, a long time. The previous owner, Michelle, told me that the previous owner before her said … Continue reading

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Early In The Morning With The Blue Rascal

Maybe these photographic exercises are just some self-imposed psychological pressure to get the body and paint work underway …

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The Speedo Saga

The PO (Previous Owner, in forum-speak) warned me.  She said that occasionally the speedometer would quit but would start again when the car traversed a bump in the road or when she rapped gently on the dashboard.  It took a … Continue reading

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A Lovely Day In The Neighborhood

  Homage to Michelangelo Antonioni and “The Passenger” (1975) …

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Z28 vs. 911

My friend David passes me this link to an article entitled “Chevy Camaro Z/28 outruns Porsche 911 in wet Nurburgring lap“: http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/chevy-camaro-z28-outruns-porsche-911-wet-nurburgring-230536466.html David happens to own a quite nice ’97, I think it is, Z28 that he is bringing to … Continue reading

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Jerry Seinfeld on Porsche

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