Tag Archives: 911

Grand Sport vs. Carrera S

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Second Seat with Magnus Walker

The latest from/about Magnus.  If you missed any earlier posts about this certified Porsche … nut … just use the Search tool on this page.

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When Pirellis Were Skinny

Just happened upon some very old photographs.  First, not long after acquiring the 1966 Bahama Yellow 911, equipped with dogleg-first 5-speed, Weber carbs, gold script and badging and, of course, Pirelli tires: And later, by 1969 the thing was running … Continue reading

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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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An Air-Cooled 911 Engine for the Tucker Torpedo

This report of an extraordinary project to revive the never-off-the-drawing boards Tucker Torpedo tells us that this resurrection of a 1940s concept car is to be powered by 911, air-cooled variety.  Remember the Tucker?  If it predates your lifetime or … Continue reading

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Nine Eleven Nostalgia

Knowing of my weakness for, and history of, the early short wheelbase 911, Herman brings this to my attention:

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Magnus Walker, Again

Brings back memories of the old neighborhood.  Used to do Italian tuneups across the bridge, a short distance from my warehouse art/photography studio at the crossroads of  the garment & flower districts, on the L.A. River.   I’d swear I … Continue reading

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IMS Class Action Lawsuit

This is probably old news for many, especially if you own the affected 2001 – 2005 911 or Boxster models, but you may be eligible for settlement under the terms of a class action lawsuit around intermediate shaft (IMS) failures. … Continue reading

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Disturbing the Peace

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A Little Numerology

Reviewing previous owner documents in the course of organizing everything and setting up a new record-keeping system, I notice that the Blue Curse (today’s appellation) originally cost its first owner $27,175 in July 1985.  Okay, that’s rather interesting. So, I … Continue reading

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