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    Blog,  Cars

    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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    '84 GTV6 3.0L (Replica),  Blog

    Fuorilegge (Outlaw)

    From Replica to Outlaw. Upon closer inspection, turns out one of the sodium filled exhaust valves had failed, which is a thing! So, while the motor is out, we will take the opportunity to perform some upgrades, including some creative freedom with regards the aesthetics. So far, we have removed some surface rust from the body work, replaced the broken spotlight, painted the tappet covers black, removed the 3L badge from the boot, lowered the front suspension, replaced the front brake calipers with that of a genuine 2.5 and fitted new tyres. Planned changes to motor include fitting piston and sleeves from a 12Valve, 3L, 164 with Gotech motronic engine management system effectively…