After the club race at the Kansas Speedway, I had to take care of a bad oil leak on this 951. The cam tower started leaking last year due to some loose bolts, which I had tightened and gave us a temporary fix. Well, it finally let go completely and was really smoking bad, so it was time to go in and replace the entire gasket. Since the car was due for a timing belt anyway, it only made for …

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It has been quite a few years since I have seen this little car! This car was one of our prototypes for our supercharger kit we developed years ago at Imagine Auto. It has since moved to Dallas (with it’s original owner), but he was in town and needed the guy that knew these kits to change the oil on the self contained charger unit. No problem! Stuck up under the passenger side is the procharger unit. The oil is …

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It is amazing how when one 944 shows up, they show up in herds. This time was different though. This time was because they could smell a nicely modified car coming in on the hook, and they were looking to scavenge parts off it like vultures! What are friends for right? The car had been running good, starting making a metallic noise, but nothing seemed amiss. As he was going down the interstate, the central warning light came on and …

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Happy 4th of July! And happy birthday to our shop supervisor!

A friend of mine bought this 1973 911T this last week as a project car. It had been sitting for about 8-9 years, and the owner was finally ready to sell it. His mechanic went through the car to make sure it was driveable, they got it over here so I could take a look. We have a lot of work to do! A good solid base, but much neglected maintenance to catch up on. My plan is to knock …

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This week has been busy trying to get cars ready for the club race and HPDE this coming weekend. I think we are mostly caught up on the bulk of it which is nice, just a few last minute stragglers to take care of and we should be set for the weekend. Not sure how Bob let this Nissan through the cracks 😉 Boys, she has bigger brakes than you……A good inspection of everything, flush of the brakes with Motul …

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This week has been busy trying to get cars ready for the club race and HPDE this coming weekend. I think we are mostly caught up on the bulk of it which is nice, just a few last minute stragglers to take care of and we should be set for the weekend. Not sure how Bob let this Nissan through the cracks 😉 Boys, she has bigger brakes than you……A good inspection of everything, flush of the brakes with Motul …

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It has been a week of targas lately! With two 70’s in the shop, a 993, and now a 997 targa, it has been a fun change. The 993 and newer targas are really rare, so it is cool to see them in the shop once in awhile. This one came in to have us install a set of muffler bypasses and tips that he had purchased from Fabspeed. No problem. I didn’t take many pictures of this job, but …

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Had this little Audi in the shop last week for some maintenance and general repairs. It was due for an oil change service and such, so that was pretty straight forward. Filters, fluids, etc. It also had a dead interior blower motor that is very common to Audi’s. IMHO, the orientation of the blower fan assembly leads to early failure, as the motor is pointing up, allowing any condensation/etc in the system to end up in the motor, thus seizing …

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A couple weeks ago we headed up to MAM for some track time with the Iowa chapter BMW club. Though a bit over analytical you could say, they are a great group of guys to run with and put on a good school. Unfortunately, we we plagued with rain all weekend. A few dry sessions was all we had, but we will had fun none the less! We had a good crowd from KC up there, our regular track guys …

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