Archive for the ‘Porsche’ Category

On my previous blog post, 3D printing a sportomatic brake pedal, I shared some pictures and detail of the process. There were so many comments and requests to share the file, that I have decided to upload it here: See and interact with the 3D model here: Please let me know if you print it […]

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 at 22:33 0 comments

There are 3 main bushings that need to be replaced in this project: 1. The shift coupler bushing As you can see, my current shift coupler bushing was almost totally disintegrated. The brass replacement kit from Pelican is the ideal replacement and comes with some very comprehensive instructions. The brass replacements look great once installed. […]

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 11:11 0 comments

Owning a classic car is a great experience, particularly when there’s a huge community to help you solve problems and find parts. Sometimes however there’s a part that just isn’t made anymore, and one of those is the Porsche 911 Sportomatic Brake Pad (Part#: 905-423-511-00). Not even Pelican Parts can help me, and on forums […]

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 19:46 6 comments

This year I had the privilege of attending Luftgekuhlt 5 in Los Angeles. The timing worked out well, as it was on the weekend before I was meant to be in the US for a business trip. Perfect Californian sunshine and a brand new lumber yard welcomed everyone to this sold out event, with classic […]

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 16:14 0 comments