Author: powerseeker

C4: How Good?

Carrera 4: How Good? Reproduced from Autocar & Motor  – 6 December 1989 The Carrera 4 is, in some ways, a better car than the Carrera 2. On wet or slippery roads, the advantages...

Capacities

Capacities   Engine Total oil capacity ca. 11.5 litres Oil change:  Requires about 9 litres. Reference indication is the level on the oil dipstick, measured with the engine idling at normal operating temperature. Transmission...

Car Magazine Feature

My 964 featured in the May 2001 issue of Car magazine in a feature titled “Never Buy a Boring Car Again”. Car magazine had contacted PCGB looking for a 964 for this article. PCGB...

Check that Belt!

Broken Belt Causes Holes in Two Cylinders Jeff send me the following story of how a broken belt caused damage to two cylinders after the owner (not Jeff!) continued driving for some time with...

Clock Repair

David’s Procedure for Fixing the Airbag Warning Light and Seatbelt Warning Light Gremlin If you are handy with a soldering iron, this is an easy, dirt-cheap repair that you can complete in an evening....

964 Cynics – Get Real!

964 Cynics, Get Real! A personal Review of the 964 It?s about time the 964 model 911?s record was set straight. Too often we read cynical comments about this outstanding iteration of the everlasting...

Distributor Maintenance

 Take a look at the state of Eliott Davies’ contacts by clicking on the thumbnail.  These are Elliot’s words after changing both caps and rotor arms. “My car is now more responsive on the...

Engine

  Engine with catalytic converter without catalytic converter Number of cylinders Bore Stroke Cubic capacity per 88/76/EWO Compression ratio Engine output per 80/1269/EWG at crankshaft speed Torque per 80/1269/EWO at crankshaft speed Specific output...

Ferdinand Porsche

  FERDINAND PORSCHE, 1875 ? 1951 The Porsche sports car was born amid the physical ruin and economic chaos of post World War II Europe. From modest circumstances, the ?son? Ferdinand Porsche designed and...

Fuel Odour Problem

Curing the Fuel Odour Problem in the 964 Trunk A common problem with the 964 series is the development of a strong fuel odour in the trunk area. Porsche has even issued a technical...