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    Porsche Day

    We decided to take the Flatnose and 996 for an outing to clear our minds and get some video footage.  “Pure emotion”, firing up the 996, reversing out the garage, slowly crawling down the street allowing mechanicals to warmup, imaging Im a race driver taking my spot on the grid. What a way to start everyday, it never gets old.  The rigid chassis, rather lifting a wheel than flexing the body (out the driveway), windows down, sunroof open, precision gear selection and effortless drone from the flat six. Sensory overload.  After much confusion about our rendezvous point, all from my side, we enjoyed a good giggle at my expense over a coffee while…

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    Porsche 356 Replica

    What a blast ive had in the last 48 hours. Checked out this replica for a friend, drove it home (in proper rain) and loaded it on the carrier for its destination. Warned that replicas are just that, I can say, value for money I would buy one in a heart beat. Yes, it’s fibreglass and flexes, but what classic doesn’t have a healthy dose of idiosyncrasies! Not that I like attention, I’ve had more in (48 hours) this car than anything else I’ve ever driven… even my volksiebus!!! Sad to say goodbye, but I see an outlaw in my very very near future!!! Thanks to all concerned for the seamless purchase and…

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    Porsche 996 – feed the soul

    They say two wheels move the body and four wheels move the Soul. I agree with the generalization, but have to say, there are cars that are good for the soul. And this is one of them. There is a sign in the Porsche Museum, which states: “When the engine starts, pure emotion. And when you set off in first gear, you are already infected by the Porsche virus.” The first new chassis since the legendary 911, with water cooled 3.4L 6cylinder motor and controversial headlights, introducing the Porsche 996. Little did I know this model was frowned upon by the purists, with its first generation water cooled motor, ims bearing failures and…

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    Track Experience Monza

    What a treat, couple laps around Monza, under professional instruction, Drivers Briefing and Sighting lap in a minibus! Spoiled for choice between a Porsche GT3, Ferrari 458 or 488 and Lamborghini Huracan or Gallardo, thanks to the strength of our currency my choices were limited to the Gallardo. Not that its anything to complain about, I would have been happy in my rental. Considering the weather Italy has experienced over the last month, I was relieved to wake up to mist and slight drizzle conditions. Set in the woodlands outside the city of Monza, the park littered with dog walkers and joggers, track seemingly invisible through the forest of trees, nostalgia is palpable,…

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    '67 Sprint GT (Scalino),  Blog

    Scalino Blasted

    Scalino returned from blasting today. First sight was a bit of a shock revealing a lot more work and rust than originally visible. However, the important structural parts look very good. Suspension components have also had a makeover and look great. Let the hard work begin!