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The Rust Factor: Early Porsche 912 and 911

The Rust Factor: Early Porsche 912 and 911

1968, It was the last year of the Short Wheel Base “SWB” 911 and 912 Porsche cars. It was the year Government emission regulations caused Porsche to use a Smog Pump on the 912 engine which heated things up and eventually burnt valves. Some say the SWB cars were the 901 in its purest form. […] [...more]

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Volkswagen Bug Engine Removal DIY

Volkswagen Bug Engine Removal DIY

At some point in time every vintage beetle owner who actually drive and use their car will come to the day where the engine needs to be removed. I know first hand that it’s getting harder and harder to find shops willing to do extensive work on “old cars”.  Furthermore, being in the upper Midwest […] [...more]

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Transporting A Vintage Car In Winter??? On A Budget!

Transporting A Vintage Car In Winter??? On A Budget!

Just before Christmas I sold my 68 Porsche that I was keeping in Florida. Rather than finding a new toy in the South I decided it would be a good idea to get my 69 Porsche back down for the remainder of the cool season. The problem is, How do you get an early Porsche […] [...more]

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Porsche 912 Shift/Shifter Rebuild Pics

Porsche 912 Shift/Shifter Rebuild Pics

A friend asked me for some pics/info on the Porsche 912 shifter linkage/bushings so I decided to put it up here. It might help others as well. I think the early 911’s had similar gear selectors and shifter setups. Click on Pics for a large view. Feel free to save to your computer for reference. […] [...more]

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