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Saturday Morning Maintenance

More maintained and mended at my current 911 project: – New gear oil. As we all know some kind of pump, manual or electrical, is required to do this. Proxon’s offering with 12V connector is a good deal. – After […]

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Mr. dodge – part 4 (2015)

So…the van proved to be reliable and next rework was in plan. Ricola wanted to have a decent sleeping place and the space from the sliding door open to rear doors was just wide enough. Thanks to the maxivan version […]

Electronics in Cars. Where is it all going… where did it come from?

Electronics in cars: Dr Porsche apparently once said that the last car we drive will be a sports car. I suppose the key word in this sentence is ‘drive’. Many years ago I almost thought he could be right and […]

There’s a Bomb Ticking Behind Your Door

If there’s water in the foot well of your 911 or any other car, the door foils are one of three usual suspects. The water will first ruin the door panels, then trickle in the carpet and after some years […]

Alfa Romeo Spider – The Duetto

For an unbelievable 52 years now the 105/115 series Alfa Romeo Spider has been turning our heads. The continuous modifications it had to undergo during its unmatched 27 years of production show a strange mixture of appreciation and rejection. Time […]

How to Build a Spray Booth, Part 2

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911 Wartung: Ventile einstellen

Die Wartung an einem Oldtimer kann man recht gut selbst machen. Vieles ist gradezu simpel, wie Luftfilter wechseln, Verteilerkappe und Finger wechseln oder auch die Zündkerzen sind mit dem originalen Schlüssel aus dem Bordwerkzeug schnell getauscht. Bleibt Ölwechsel und Wischwasser […]

Mr. Dodge, Part 3 (2014)

transfer from switzerland to bavaria and – ricola wants to sicely the transfer from switzerland to my shop in bavaria went smooth…at least most of it. Around buxheim a popping noice anounced problems. the doghouse above the engine did not […]

Mr. Dodge, Part 2 (2013)

Will we get the dodge ? No number plate and a huge community about 15 minutes south of zuerich. How about i ring all the bells and ask for the owner ? you are not in germany…we dont do this […]