Pcartalk Podcast with Andy Bizub!

Porsche fans……It’s podcast day! Listen to Mike, Aaron, Adam, and me discuss Checkeditout Chicago 2019, what went into producing the show, our sponsors and supporters, the pcartalk pod, and the history and ongoing story of Midwest Performance Cars. Watch the YouTube video below or listen on your favorite podcast app!

European v. American Cars

What Makes Them Different? European vehicle manufacturers are popular around the world. You know them all — Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, BMW, Audi, Land Rover, Volkswagen, and more. But why are they so successful? What makes European cars special? As a European auto repair specialist, Midwest Performance Cars in Chicago, Illinois has the answers. We also know

MPC Northbrook Audi S3 Full Stage 2 Build

While our downtown Chicago location works through the summer jam of Audis, BMWs, Mercedes, VWs and air & water-cooled Porsches, our Northbrook location continues to grow, performing all maintenance and repair, as well as seeing an explosion of performance tuning and upgrade work. This project was an extensive performance and handling upgrade for a 2016

Luftgekuhlt 6 Porsche Event

The scene was a bit surreal, hundreds of matte-white wind turbines spinning furiously in the Palm Desert gusts. Tearing down the 10 from Palm Springs to LA in this Emory Special speedster felt like a scene from a movie, and thus began my trip to Luftgekühlt 6. This was the first Luft event that I

10 Things You Didn’t Know About BMW

Interesting Facts Think you know everything about your BMW vehicle or the brand? Quiz yourself with these 10 interesting facts we bet you didn’t know! With a long history in the automotive industry, BMW has plenty of interesting stories to tell. There’s probably a lot you didn’t know that went into the creation of your

Oil Types: Explained

Read This Before Buying New Motor Oil Does your high-performance car run on the right oil? If you’ve heard about full-synthetic and conventional oils, you know that some oils are engineered to help high-end luxury vehicles perform better. You understand that not all motor oils are the same! If you don’t already know about the

Porsche 997 Series

The Porsche 997 series is the highest production number version in the venerable 911 lineage, with over 200,000 made. It is understandable then, that there is a high demand for aftermarket performance upgrades for the 997. One of the most popular upgrades is an aftermarket exhaust, both for an improved sound as well as nominal

I spun my 911………and it was pretty cool

It’s not what you’re thinking, but I just couldn’t resist, so allow me to explain. The ’76 911S project car caught a lot of eyeballs earlier this year, and one of the people who took notice is a good friend, client, and fellow business owner, Jeff Hunt. Jeff and his wife Chris founded Snap36, the

Porsche Brake Squeal Chicago, IL

Several variations on a question/complaint that we have received from some of our Porsche clients in the past are: “Why do my brakes squeal?” “My brakes are squealing and they are driving me crazy!” “You just installed new brakes and they’re squealing!” If you’ve been around Porsche The Brand long enough, you’ve seen that they

Award-winning Porsche 911 build comes from Chicago

A friend tipped us off to an online listing of a 1976 Porsche 911S, which described a rough looking car for sale at a suspiciously low price. We bought it out of a garage in Wisconsin where it had sat, a failed project that the owner had run out of funds and the will to