Yea, that title sucks. Curse you Google! My Title: “The Widow-maker: Part I” Last week I got the 965 over to alignment and Todd knocked it out for me in no time. Then it was due some easy road time, and final tuning after everything was broken in. Friday afternoon, she headed home to SE Kansas 🙁 Pure awesomeness! While we were sad to see this puppy head down the road, something just as good was left in it’s place. …

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I must say, I love everything about this car. From the muffler bypass pipes, to the black wheels, and color combo…..perfect in my opinion for a 964. With one exception….that 4wd ride height 😉 So today Adam dropped by and we got to work. Since I had a set of 3.6 turbo H&R springs laying around, we decided to go with those and a new set of Bilstein HD shocks. The nice thing about the 964 setup is that there …

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We are trying to track down some sloppy handling on the Mustang right now. We will be replacing the entire front suspension and tie rods to help firm things up. With a car that sat in one spot for the last 12 years or so, and is now 45+ years old, most of the suspension is likely worn out. We got the front shocks in place. Dropping out the lower control arms. The ball joints were pretty worn. New lower …

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We've had the axle laying around for quite some time now….we were just missing the car!  Finally the car arrived, and I went about replacing the torn axle boot/axle assembly on the passenger side.  The car has about 160k miles on it, so for the cost of the axle, it didn't make sense to just replace a boot, when likely the axle doesn't have that much life left on it anyway.  There was also a lot of clunking going on …

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Knocking out a little suspension upgrade on a 996C2 this week. We are installing Bilstein HD shocks/struts with Eibach lowering springs, which will give the car a little lower stance, and a firmer ride which will help in the corners. We got tied up slightly due to not having new bump stops/bellows for the fronts, so that has set us back slightly. Old front struts and springs Old rear struts and springs. After a little work, we have one rear …

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With nearly 100k miles on the clock, it was time to replace the shocks and struts in this 2.7L Boxster. The obvious choice for replacement comes from Bilstein, so I got them ordered up, and was able to get the job knocked out. I have never really enjoyed doing the rears on the boxster, as the design of the mid engine and multi link rear suspension makes it a lot more involved then it should be, lol. The big kicker …

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Ok, after playing for a few hours it was time to get back to work.  Decided to knock out the rear toe links, control arm bushings, and dog bones. First thing to do was pull the lower control arms. Out of the car.  The center rubber bushing is what we are replacing. There is a trick to getting the bushings out as pushing on the rubber center just pops the center out, but I’ll leave that to your imagination 😉 …

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Have a 997TT in the garage today that we are going to start building into a track beast.  We are still waiting on a bunch of parts to come in, so stay tuned for this build 😀 Some of the modifications we will be doing: GT3 Seats Brey Krause harness mounts GT3 Steering Wheel GMG RSR Rollbar Harnesses Traqmate Install Moton Coilover Suspension (from GMG) GMG Dog Bones GMG Toe Links GMG Solid Bushings GMG Tie Rod Assemblies Fire Extinguisher …

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A quick round up of different suspension options on the 993: Stock configuration: Lowered with Bilstein HD’s and H&R lowering springs: Lowered with PSS9’s.  Height is infinitely adjustable…. Porsche ROW suspension on the left, PSS9’s on the right…..

Just got done installing new shocks/struts/lowering springs on a freind’s 1995 993.  One of the major downfalls of the 993, was Porsche’s decision to use a cheap Monroe shock assembly in the suspension.  After 20-30k miles, they are usually completely shot….i don’t recall the last time I saw a 993 with a set of good stock shocks still on it. There are a couple of options you can look at for replacement. 1.  Bilstein PSS9/10 coilover suspension.  You can go …

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