Mein Carrera-Pflegekind ließ zuletzt bei ausgiebigen Handwäschen mit dem Hochdruckreiniger ein paar Schnapsgläser Wasser auf die Beifahrerfußmatte tropfen. Hauptverdächtiger war die Dichtung der Windschutzscheibe. Mit originalen Scheiben und ori[...]
I just love the lion fur & tartan interior of my 911, the colour officially labeled “cork”.
I hope I can encourage @rob to comment on the tartan and tell the story about Lapide and the two Porsche ladies who looked after upholstery ...
After careful consideration I came to the conclusion that from all the possible methods of paint removing, good old sandblasting is it. There are few things in life that look as delicious as a freshly sandblasted body. Welding in this case was l[...]
Before we let this thing rise in glory, let's face it: after 50 years without reasonable care, an old car can be a miserable thing to look at.
I’ll bet you there is no corrosion on my 911. That’s me two weeks ago. In fact there was. It was not serious, but it would have become, if I hadn’t found and fixed it this or next year.
We all know that when it comes to rust, at the original [...]
If it's your injection system that needs some attention or time for a valve adjustment, a repair of the steering wheel or doors that leak water, find the answer for this and many other maintenance challenges of your 911 G-Model on Grand Retro.
Hamburg? Yes, it’s pretty cool. They have a harbor there and the Reeperbahn where you can do stuff. The cranes in the harbor look nice, especially when seen from the luxurious architectural apartments of Hafenviertel; the habitat of Hamburg’[...]
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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 Bor[...]
Did this picture recently, almost by accident.
Kind of like it, thought I share it with you.
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 corrosion will destroy the floor plate and[...]