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The Ultimate Porsche 944 Race Car Is For Sale Right Now

You can keep your Porsche 944 Turbo Cups with all their turbo lag and misery. I prefer the smoother, more predictable powerband of the naturally aspirated 944s, and the biggest engine Porsche ever put in a 944 is my holy grail. That, of course, is the 944 S2, and one of just seven IMSA Firehawk 944 S2s is for sale. » 3/16/15 4:24pm 3/16/15 4:24pm

Bad Idea Funtime: Could You Corner Balance A Car With Truck Nutz?

My 944 has a problem: when the gas tank starts to empty, the back end gets light. I've ruined its perfect 50-50 weight balance by taking off the heavy glass hatch. I don't have any fancy-schmancy metal ballast just lying around, however, I could probably source quite a few Truck Nutz. » 3/10/15 4:22pm 3/10/15 4:22pm

Someone Needs To Give This Rough Porsche 944 Turbo A New Home

About 3 decades ago, Porsche made the 944 - a car that had amazing handling and power delivery via its 2.5 liter, 4 cylinder turbocharged engine. Somewhere down the line, one of these cars exchanged hands in such a way that it's now being sold as a non-runner in the suburbs of New Jersey for a fraction of its… » 12/18/14 12:15pm 12/18/14 12:15pm

The Longest Night Of Our Lives: Another Porsche 944 Horror Story

There I was... flying down the straight after turn two at Pocono Raceway, pretending to draft Mathias, who was driving his recently purchased 1987 Porsche 944. As we approached the turn in point, I got on my brakes and downshifted into third from fourth. The straight-piped inline four shrieked as it hit what seemed to… » 9/10/14 4:10pm 9/10/14 4:10pm

Why I Shouldn't Have Let A Racing Car Driver Drive My Car

It was Saturday, June 28th, early evening. We were on our way back from a long and mentally exhausting race day at Watkins Glen. My Continental Tire Series racing car driver friend was riding passenger with me, while Mathias was following in his trusty 1999 Mercedes ML. Two hours or so into our return trip, my bad… » 6/29/14 2:14pm 6/29/14 2:14pm

How To Destankify Your Car Cheaply And Without Chemicals

Sometimes you find the perfect vehicle, but the interior leaves a little bit to be desired. Mint interiors where the previous owner smoked like a chimney. Project cars that must've sat in a swamp for the past ten years. You know...the stank. Fortunately, reducing the amount of odor is fairly simple and doesn't have… » 7/16/13 2:22pm 7/16/13 2:22pm