1970 Porsche 911T rebuild/restoration

Here is a brief video featuring our client’s 1970 Porsche 911T rebuild/restoration. This vehicle was a true “barn find”, arriving at our workshop on a flatbed after having sat for nearly a decade, unused. It took vision and resolve to take this classic air-cooled Porsche out of hibernation and give it a new lease on

BEWARE OF FLOOD-DAMAGED VEHICLES FOR SALE

With the passing of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there is a heightened risk for car buyers to find themselves considering a flood-damaged car while shopping for a pre-owned vehicle. These cars usually begin to show up in the aftermarket from day to weeks to months after significant flooding events have taken place. It has happened

Do I really need to change my car’s air filter?

“How often should you change your air filter?” “What is a cabin air filter?” “Do I even need to change it?” These are frequently asked questions when it comes to vehicle maintenance. Let’s start with the “engine air filter” of your vehicle. First off, is it important that I change it? The answer is YES,

MPC visits Porsche Experience Center Atlanta

One of our Porsche technicians was recently traveling with his spouse to Atlanta, when he messaged me that the Porsche Experience Center had a few openings on the day he would be there, and that he was going to drive the new 718 Cayman on a track, skid pad, and various other drive challenges. It

Case study: Low –mileage 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

This 7 year old VW Tiguan came to us with just under 50,000 miles, a relatively low-mileage vehicle that had been well-maintained by its owner. The owner, seeking a second opinion, presented us with the local VW dealer’s service department inspection and write-up of recommended work. The dealership had called out more than $6000 of

Oil Change

It is a familiar refrain around here at Midwest Performance Cars; “DO NOT NEGLECT YOUR OIL CHANGES! It’s the cheapest form of protection against premature engine wear and potential failure.” They say that a picture is worth a thousand words however, so here are a couple of pics which will hopefully illustrate the point. Imagine

Das Renntreffen – Part 1

We were fortunate to attend the 2017 Das Renntreffen Porsche gathering and car show, the largest event of its kind in South Florida. With more than 250 Porsche automobiles honoring the Porsche design concept that design follows function, Das Renntreffen attracts enthusiasts from around the world and doubles as a community fundraiser for local charities

Porsche 997 Engine Rebuild Project

Reassembly is underway on our customer’s Porsche 997 engine rebuild project. This Porsche is owned by a true enthusiast, who thoroughly enjoys driving his 997 cabrio every day that he can.  With just under 75,000 miles on the odometer, his engine had begun to lose oil pressure upon warmup. Our diagnosis revealed a worn rear