The Original Porsche Option Decoder - This handy application provides option code lists and will tell you what options your Porsche has.
September 14, 2020
Tigger's Searchable PorscheFans Archives
The PorschePhiles mailing list was active from sometime in the late ’80s through 1996 when it was replaced by PorscheFans. PorscheFans lasted for about 2 years before being superseded by PorscheList (now called RennList) in May 1998. Using the search engine here you can still search all the old PorscheFans and PorschePhiles message archives. The PorschePhiles mailing list was active from sometime in the late ’80s through 1996 when it was replaced by PorscheFans.
July 6, 1998
Valentine One Radar Detector Install in a 911
I’ve owned them all, from Bel, to Cobra, to Escort & Passport.But the Valentine Oneis the only radar detector I trust in my Porsche 911. Yes, I know that in the days of instant-on and VASCAR a radar detector isn’t going to guarantee you won’t get a ticket, but coupled with alert driving a Valentine One is going to save your butt over and over.The V1radar detector has three key characteristics that make it the best radar detector in the world:
July 6, 1997
Charlie Kindel's Sad Saga of Premature Valve Guide Wear
I posted the story of how I came to own a 1988 911 with only 6800 miles on it in the spring of 1997. Since buying the car I have had tons of fun and, for the most part, my experience owning a Porsche has been nothing but pure joy. However, there havebeen problems. The largest of which is disclosed here in the sad saga of premature valve guide wear…
The Original Porsche Option Decoder
The Original Porsche Option Decoder translates Porsche option codes into human-readable descriptions. Option codes identify which options were on the car when it left the factory. Stickers listing the option codes for a particular Porsche can be found under the boot lid and on the inside cover of the warranty manual. Neither sticker shows the actual description of the options, just codes. The decoder supports all Porsche models. The Original Porsche Option Decoder Model: Model Year: Enter option codes (e.
May 6, 1997
And then the instructor puked in my car...
With a little help of J and Reb, today was my first day at Seattle International Raceway in my “new” Porsche. What a kick. I’m hooked. Here’s the story… Last Friday J & Reb told me they thought there may have been an opening for today’s race school at SIR. There was and I signed up. I arrived at SIR at 7:30 am, following 3 other 911s up highway 18 from Auburn.
The Story of My Porsche
LBQ: 890 For a long time I’ve dreamt that I would someday own and drive a Porsche 911. I’ve bought just about every Porsche book and subscribed to every Porsche magazine available. I didn’t want a new Porsche. While the modern (last 5-6 years or so) 911 is an awesome automobile, I’ve always been a fan of the “middle-era” cars. In addition the prices on newer 911s is out of this world!
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