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Ignitions, Cylinder Heads, Pistons & Cylinders, and the Bottom End 

March 1, 2018 – 4:44 pm | Comments Off on Ignitions, Cylinder Heads, Pistons & Cylinders, and the Bottom End 
Ignitions, Cylinder Heads, Pistons & Cylinders, and the Bottom End 

In this second installment, we will look at Porsche ignition systems; factory and aftermarket, the various cylinder heads used on 911’s, piston and cylinder combinations for more power and the stuff inside the engine cases …

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Intake Systems – Camshafts – Exhaust Systems

March 1, 2018 – 4:03 pm | Comments Off on Intake Systems – Camshafts – Exhaust Systems
Intake Systems – Camshafts – Exhaust Systems

One of the main attractions of the Porsche 911 is that fabulous engine and the sound it makes! Besides the physical aesthetics, this one of the reasons why the 911 has enjoyed such loyal ownership …

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Suspension

February 27, 2018 – 8:32 pm | Comments Off on Suspension
Suspension

The best way to make your Porsche faster is to learn to drive it at its fullest potential! As delivered, Porsche automobiles are capable of performing far in excess of most owners’ ability. Investing in Driver …

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Gasoline, Detonation, Timing, and Twin-Ignition

February 6, 2018 – 4:55 pm | Comments Off on Gasoline, Detonation, Timing, and Twin-Ignition
Gasoline, Detonation, Timing, and Twin-Ignition

This column is about Fuel, Detonation, Timing and Twin-Ignition for air-cooled cars. These subjects are all inter-related in the optimization of performance.
Fuel
Fuel quality problems in the USA have been present since the EPA mandated the …

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Transmissions & Clutches

January 11, 2009 – 9:34 pm | Comments Off on Transmissions & Clutches
Transmissions & Clutches

Transaxles and Clutches
Performance gearing has been a staple of Porsche performance since 1948. Selecting the proper transmission ratios for your gearbox is an integral part of improving Porsche 911 automobiles. It has been said that …

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Brake Upgrades

December 10, 2008 – 6:17 pm | No Comment
Brake Upgrades

 
One of the most important improvements to any Porsche is improved braking performance. This can be accomplished by installing better Brake Pads, Racing Brake Fluid, Cooling Kits, Larger Calipers & Rotors and even Stainless Steel …

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