Monthly Archives: January 2016

Dennis Resurfaces

This morning, during my visit to Eric’s shop, I encounter Dennis who was shooting some paint on components for some sculpture he is scheduled to deliver to and display in China in April.

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The “Hole” Project

The other night Eric and I worked on a fix for the power window assembly enclosure.  This morning we address the holes in the rear panel left by the removal of the (extraneous, in my mind) reflector between the taillights. … Continue reading

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Night Riding With Eric

Last night, we got together at Eric’s shop for some after-hours discussion and work on Ye Olde 944 Blue Rascal. Then Eric takes me for a spin in his hot-rod, chop-top “shop truck” Chevy pickup. I squeezed in, with my … Continue reading

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Straight Outta Compton

The hip-hop biopic, “Straight Outta Compton”, heralding the early days of the N.W.A. group and rappers Ice Cube and Dr. Dre not surprisingly, as it is mostly set in the 1980s, features the appearance of a couple of 944s.   … Continue reading

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A Little Break in the Weather

Chance for a little pre-emptive driving …

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A Near Doppelganger

Kevin directs my attention to this machine, almost identical to the Bahama Yellow 911 I had in the 60s and 70s.

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Cars of the Future

Read this essay from Stratechery on the future of cars. When is it coming?  A rather appropriate quote from Ernest Hemingway might apply: “How did you go bankrupt?”“Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.”

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944 Clutch Replacement

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Porsche Boxster “Hero” in Stolen RV Case

Read the story here.

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