Category Archives: My 1974 3.5l 911

Singer Style Headlights for the Classic 911

If you own a classic Porsche 911 then like me you’ll know that at night, the headlights leave a lot to be desired and navigation on unlit roads at night needs a little luck. Its a little like have a … Continue reading

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Make Sure you enjoy your Porsche

This may sound like a ridiculous topic for an article, but bear with me. There are many Porsche owners and enthusiasts around the world and many of their Porsches stay locked away in their garages and emerge only on sunny … Continue reading

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Why A Classic Porsche 911 is so Special

There are many good quality cars able to boast high performance specifications to their name in the world today. The Audi S8, the Mercedes 6.3 AMG and the BMW M3 for example are all great cars, with blistering performance and … Continue reading

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Discovered an Oil Leak Today

Today I discovered the dreaded spot of oil on the garage floor. It’s not a big leak. I guess there was less than a tea spoon (5ml) of oil on the floor. It’s on the drivers side midway between wheel … Continue reading

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My Porsche 911 Featured in PPC Magazine

I am really pleased to say that my 911 featured in the June 2010 issue of Practical Performance Car (PPC) Magazine. Its a fantastic magazine and has plenty of projects for cars of all shapes and sizes. The day started … Continue reading

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Winter Blues for my Porsche

Well, its seems winter has arrived early. Its pouring down with rain and the temperature is in single digits. Not the best of the conditions, but for me its even worse as my beloved Porsche is destined to a long … Continue reading

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My 3.5l Porsche 911 Engine Build

My Porsche was always destined for an engine performance upgrade of some sort from the very first day of ownership. It started as a 1975 911 2.7l engine. Which is a great engine and I loved driving with this power … Continue reading

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Photoshop Porsche

I have started to teach myself how to use Photoshop. It’s a great pioece of software and I’m only just scratching the surface of what it can do. Of course, as you might expect, I’m using my Porsche as the … Continue reading

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Porsche Headlight Wiring Upgrade

Its no secret that pre 1990 911′s have pretty poor headlight output. A lot of the problem is attributed to the fact that the headlights and mainbeam have no relays for delivering the required current. Rather the current is drawn … Continue reading

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My 911 Goes all Aero

The 911 from 1974 to 1989 was equiped with the “Flag” door mirror.  Made of good old fashed foundry metal they are heavy units and weigh in at 1,700g each – that’s a wopping 3,400g per pair.  Don’t get me … Continue reading

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