Old Porsche 911s rust

Old Porsche 911s rust

Old Porsche 911s rust – there’s no getting away from it. Actually, though, there is as some unscrupulous sellers go to great lengths to hide corroded bodywork under filler and paint. Then, six months after buying the car you start to see bubbles appearing...
Porsche dog-leg gearbox

Porsche dog-leg gearbox

I have a 1970 Porsche 911T in stock right now (click here for details) and one of the enjoyable things about driving this car is its dog-leg five-speed gearbox. In other words, the shift pattern is such that first gear is out to the left and back. This means that you...
Porsche 911 owner’s manual – old and new

Porsche 911 owner’s manual – old and new

I’ve just been comparing the owner’s manual for a 1970 Porsche 911T with that for a 2005 Porsche 997 Carrera. Two books designed to do the same job, but published 35 years apart. The format is exactly the same, but the 997 book contains 256 pages compared...