Categories for Car Repair

1973 Porsche 911 2.4 Engine Adjustments

December 18, 2020 , ,

Interesting stuff if you're into this kind of thing. It's not that uncommon to find that someone has tinkered with an air-cooled engine without being aware of some unusual and subtle requirements. That being the case, you never know what you're going to find when you go in for a simple valve adjustment, as in this instance. Read More

1970 Porsche 914-6

December 14, 2020 , , ,

Porsche billed this car as a two-seater, but it's more of a 1+1. The passenger seat is barely a real seat. Production of this flat-6 version was limited to somewhere between 2800 to 3500; there are differing versions according to available Porsche numbers and unofficial sources. Either way, there aren't many of them now, anywhere. Read More

Audi CAEB 2.0T Cylinder Head Rebuild

December 11, 2020 , ,

A tired-ish engine with over 100,000 miles can be rejuvenated to rise again for another 100k run. There was nothing physically wrong with this head, but a few valves would not seal adequately due to the carbon buildup that is inevitable with direct-injection gas engines. Read More