My Car

April 5th, 2012

Porsche 356A

I purchased the Porsche 356A (1959 model) in 1982 after it was advertised in the Melbourne Age.  It had been badly neglected and was stored outside in a suburban back yard deteriorating and was not in running condition.  The advantage of getting a car in this condition is that it was in original condition so that you could see exactly what you are dealing with.  Because it was ha...

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February 12th, 2012

Porsche 914

With the aid of dear friend Gabby, I got my hands on a 1972 Porsche 914  almost complete, but in a about 500 bits. Luckily the owner gave me a Haynes manual with it, so in effect the instruction manual is there. I am looking forward tearing into this project and hope to update the progress as I go. The 914 was never my favourite Porsche , however, as so few are left, I felt it was w...

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January 15th, 2010

Porsche 911 C4 Lightweight

            As any car enthusiast tends to do I probably spend more time than I should looking through car classifieds on the Internet and in the back of magazines. Most of the time such searches are in vain, but once in a while we come across something that warrants further investigation.       &nbs...

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June 23rd, 2009

Porsche 930 Turbo

When I first decided to bring a Porsche into the Philippines I did not have any particular model in mind except that it had to be a 911!   During my holiday in the UK at the end of 2007, I found a 1983 Porsche 930 Turbo for sale on the internet. Having owned two of these cars previously, I knew that they could be a “money pit” when things went wrong. So with this in mind I wen...

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