Shine on You Crazy Diamond: Porsche Surface Coated Brakes
Shine On You Crazy Diamond By Jeremy Williams, Technical Editor “Remember when you were young, you shone like the sun Shine on you crazy diamond…” These Pink Floyd lyrics describe […]
Have You Seen My Keys?
Have You Seen My Keys? As we all get older, we’re probably often asking this question of our spouses, our partners, our kids, our pets, maybe even ourselves (it’s still ok […]
Oil Leaks into The Great Abyss
Oil leaks on an air-cooled Porsche. ORPCA was presented with a recent technical question: “I just had my Porsche in for servicing and was told my engine is leaking oil. […]
Winter Tires Are For Which Season?
We’re well into spring now, but out of convenience, are you still driving around on your “winter” tires? There are numerous reasons why this is more dangerous than you might […]
Here’s how the 2020 Porsche Taycan is made
The Taycan is Porsche’s first production electric car, and while the underlying technology may be different from the Porsches that came before, the Taycan is still assembled in a factory […]
Adding Corn Fuel To Your Porsche?
A few vintage aircooled clients asked me what I thought about them filling their fuel tanks full of ethanol fuel (E10) before they put their cars away for winter hibernation. […]
An Extremely Detailed Look At The Porsche Taycan’s Engineering
I found this article published on Jalopnik very informative. Great insight and background on the technical features and inner works of the Taycan. Enjoy! Jalopnik: Detailed Look at the Porsche […]
To PCCB or not?
Recently there was an industry article about Porsche’s PCCB (Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake; signified by their yellow calipers) and whether they were the best brakes to use for track days […]
Porsche Traction in the Winter
Are you daily driving your Porsche sportscar with summer tires in these winter months? Wanting to take it up to the mountain for winter activities, but hesitant to do so […]
Wind Buffeting – What is it? How Can I Alleviate it?
Have you ever heard the term “wind buffeting” and wondered what the heck it is? No, it’s not a new buffet restaurant at an Oregon Coast casino. You’ve most likely […]