February has been a bit of a busy month, catching up on a lot of big projects in addition to the daily stuff that has been coming through with the unusually nice weather. Before track season slips up on us, I needed to get the next build finished which will be a 2006 Cayman S. For now we will be keeping it a semi street/track car, but maybe i’ll get my way in the future and get to gut the …

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Had this nice 996TT in the shop this week to install a christmas present for the owner. How cool is a wife that buys you an exhaust system for Christmas! They decided to go with a Kline exhaust, which I had honestly not heard before, but I’m usually up for anything on 996TT’s. Exhaust is always such a subjective modification, everyone has their own tastes in regards to sound. The biggest issue you face is drone at highway speeds, which …

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Had this nice little 968 come into the shop this week for a couple of minor issues like realigning the hood, figuring out a bogging idle and performance issue, and a nagging tiptronic error light. A fairly new car for the owner, but sometimes it takes a little sorting to go through a new to you car. The hood aligned pretty easy, and I noticed the hall sensor had completely fallen apart. Pretty common issue for a bogging car, so …

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Took a little time this week to work on the oiling and cooling system on the Dragon. To get the car running and basic testing, I had slapped the radiator and the oil cooler in place with the oil cooler in front of the radiator which is not ideal for cooling. I took some sheet aluminum and sealed up all the gaps where air coming through the bumper might be able to go around the radiator which turned out well. …

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Saw this today and got a chuckle out of it.  Thought you guys might enjoy. (Spoiler….if you do not have a sense of humor, you will not enjoy) Click here to go to check it out.  

The holidays sort of killed me on parts delivery, but was able to make a few things happen with what did show up! Since the cylinder and head were essentially junk, we upgraded to a 88cc big bore kit 🙂 New piston, rings, complete cylinder head with race cam, and larger 20mm carb to feed it all. Putting the head together. Cam and rocker arms installed and ready to go on the motor. And installing the piston rings. And then …

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Thought I was done with these, but people keep wanting them, so we keep building them, lol. A buddy of mine wanted to buy my orange bike, which I just don’t know if it will ever be for sale, so we decided to do the next best thing, build another one for him 🙂 Luckily we had 1 more spare chassis laying around, along with a spare motor, so I started putting things together. This is how this little bike …

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Short notice, but just got word of it and was asked to pass along! Local 928 owners will be getting together this Saturday, 12/20/2014 for a little get together. Information I have goes as follows. All 928’s welcome, no matter condition, just bring em out! From Jeff to help out with scheduling! SHARK ATTACK AT THE KANSAS CITY AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM!!! This Saturday, December 20th, all manner of Porsche 928 (nickname “The Shark”) will gather at the museum. This is a …

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This week got away from me with various stuff around the shop and getting ready for a race in Texas, but got the boxster cam pads put all back together and up and running. Now I will run it for awhile, flush the oil system a few times, drop the sump plate again and make sure there is no debris it before moving forward with an IMS replacement. Here you can see the old pads next to a new set …

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Going through this little Boxster before the end of the year. With almost 100k miles on the clock, I noticed some pretty significant plastic chain tensioner debris in the oil filter when the customer brought it in for an oil change, along with some out of spec camshaft deviation numbers, which tells us we are getting play in the chain system as the pads erode. Along with a significant oil leak coming from the IMS area, it was time to …

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