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Apple iMac G3 – the classic Porsche 911 of computers

In a change from pulling Porsches to pieces, I’ve just stripped down an old Apple iMac G3 – remember the original translucent design? It was a beautifully over-engineered piece of equipment with plenty of easily (once I knew where to look) cross-head screws that...

Porsche 996 Carrera 4S – the front end

The other day, I posted a rear shot of a Porsche 996 Carrera 4S and suggested it was one of the best looking rears of any 911. The response (in various places) was mostly positive but one or two were less sure about the full-width rear reflector (I love it!). But does...

Porsche 996 Carrera 4S

I’ve just been searching through some of my old photos and stumbled upon this image of a Porsche 996 Carrera 4S. To me, it remains one of the best looking 911s ever when viewed from the rear. What do you...

Porsche 996 and 997 radiator corrosion

Here’s a well-known 996 and 997 problem I spotted in the workshop last night. The front-mounted radiators and air-conditioning condensers get bunged up with leaves and other debris which holds dampness and, in turn, leads to corrosion of the radiators. And when...
White Porsches are cool again

White Porsches are cool again

Have you noticed that white cars are back in fashion? And it’s usually sporty models that come in this shade. I remember white being the in-colour back in the 1980s – I think the Golf GTi started the trend with its cool white paintwork with red accents. Indeed,...