Category: Porsche

Porsche Brake Squeal Chicago, IL

March 14th, 2018 by

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

1970 Porsche 911T rebuild/restoration

October 25th, 2017 by

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

Porsche 997 Engine Rebuild Project

February 6th, 2017 by

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

Pre-purchase Inspection

November 28th, 2016 by

Buying a preowned car – Is a PPI worth it? “I ran a VIN check and reviewed the service history, the car looks great, what can go wrong?” The answer is, plenty. Without a pre-purchase inspection, you might only have half of the story of that vehicle’s previous life, and you don’t want to unknowingly

2016 Porsche Cayman GT4

August 23rd, 2016 by

This 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 is in today for a pre-track inspection, oil service, and brake fluid flush. Our customer just picked up this GT4, having traded in his previous track car, the very capable Porsche Cayman S. Seeing as how the first time he took the S out to the track, he boiled his

1978 Porsche 911 Engine Rebuild – UPDATE

August 3rd, 2016 by

Our ongoing rebuild of this 1978 Porsche 911 SC engine deserves an update, if for nothing more than the beautiful new pictures of the sandblasted, repainted engine! Extensive tinwork needed to be modified, as the original pieces had already been removed, discarded, or otherwise altered from their stock configuration. The fan was replaced as well,

1978 Porsche 911 Engine Rebuild

August 3rd, 2016 by

A 1978 Porsche 911 engine rebuild getting to the final stages. This flat 6 received all new seals, glass bead blasting of heads & valves with re-grinding, deglazing & honing of nikasil surfaces, media-blasting and hi-temp repainting of all tinwork. Add to that a list of sundry parts needing replacement, and this 911’s owner will

Porsche Panamera Engine Self-Destruction

August 3rd, 2016 by

Our 2010 Porsche Panamera 4S job is progressing, with the cylinder head due back from engine shop today. Here are some photos with descriptive labels, as well as the 2 bent intake valves that resulted from cam adjuster bolts shearing off during engine operation. This is clearly a known fault with these aluminum cam adjuster

Custom Race Trailer for Porsche Cayman

August 3rd, 2016 by

For everyone who may not be following us on our Google+ page, this was a very cool project that we took on for one of our clients, and now we will be producing them by request! This is a tire & tool trailer specifically made to tow behind your Porsche Cayman or Boxster on the way