Porsche Resources

Follow our blog below for tips regarding maintenance, services, places to get work done and best products to use.  These are opinions based on our personal experiences from working on projects over the years.

June 26, 2019

 This useful informative article written by John Linden, was found and sent in to us by a young man named Noah, from San Diego.  Noah is an avid Porsche fan and used research from article's like this one to help him build his Porsche model for his arts and crafts class project at the Learning Haven school.  Thank you Noah for finding and sharing this blog, many of our readers on our website will get to enjoy reading it thanks...

August 16, 2018

Being so enthralled at finally being able to drive a Porsche 911 as a new owner can lead to oversights when purchasing  and blind you to unforeseen bad news.  Bad 911's can break even the most concrete bank accounts due to making an expensive mistake. Cover your bases and pay for a pre purchase inspection , which on average will set you back about $250, from a qualified reputable independent mechanic or dealer, but will be wor...

August 16, 2018

If you are in the market for an older Porsche 911 for example, then the best place to start would be at an Official Porsche Center ( OPC'S ).  The initial benefits for this are that any Porsche purchased through these centers come with 2 year warranties, and are prepared and held to the high Porsche Standards.  It is good to note that One warranty claim can be a factor on price when buying from an Official or an Independent de...

June 16, 2018

Porsche 911 Parts

The Porsche 911 can trace its roots back to sketches drawn by Ferdinand "Butzi" Porsche in 1959. The Porsche 911 classic was developed as a much more powerful, larger, more comfortable replacement for the Porsche 356, the company's first model.  Almost immediately after it went on sale in September 1964 (as a 1965 model) the 911 established itself as an icon of '60s cool. Then the Porsche 911 segued gracefully...

June 16, 2018

Rustproofing and undercoating your Porsche can protect it from corrosion and rust. This is especially important for the undercarriage of your vehicle, which commonly comes into contact with substances such as water, chemicals such as salt, and other dirt and debris from the road. Without some sort of protection, the bottom of your vehicle can rust and corrode, leading to part failure. Before rustproofing or undercoating your u...

May 30, 2018

Ground up restoration is where you keep the car pretty much assembled, and perform body work and painting. Possibly replacing trim, lights, break components and interior. If required the drive-line might be replaced or repaired..

Whereas a frame off restoration usually involves tearing the car completely apart removing the fenders, doors, engine and drive-line usually removing and replacing interior components and taking the ca...

The purpose of proper lubrication is to provide a physical barrier (oil film) that separates moving parts reducing wear and friction. Oil also supplies cooling to critical engine components, such as bearings. Detergent oils contain dispersants, friction modifiers, anti-foam, anti-corrosion, and anti-wear additives. These detergents carry away contaminants such as wear particulates and neutralize acids that are formed by combus...

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