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0 - Introduction
Introduction to the PHORS article series - By Brian Beckman "I started this series in 1991 for my local racing club's printed newsletter. The web had just been born, though the Internet was not ye
1 - Weight Transfer
  Most autocrossers and race drivers learn early in their careers the importance of balancing a car. Learning to do it consistently and automatically is one essential part of becoming a truly
2 - Keeping Your Tyres Stuck to the Ground
  In last month's article, we explained the physics behind weight transfer. That is, we explained why braking shifts weight to the front of the car, accelerating shifts weight to the rear, an
3 - Basic Calculations
In the last two articles, we plunged right into some relatively complex issues, namely weight transfer and tyre adhesion. This month, we regroup and review some of the basic units and dimensions need
4 - There Is No Such Thing as Centrifugal Force
One often hears of "centrifugal force." This is the apparent force that throws you to the outside of a turn during cornering. If there is anything loose in the car, it will immediately slide to the r
5 - Introduction to the Racing Line
This month, we analyse the best way to go through a corner. "Best" means in the least time, at the greatest average speed. We ask "what is the shape of the driving line through the corner that gives
6 - Speed and Horsepower
The title of this month's article consists of two words dear to every racer's heart. This month, we do some "back of the envelope" calculations to investigate the basic physics of speed and horsepowe
7 - The Traction Budget
This month, we introduce the traction budget. This is a way of thinking about the traction available for car control under various conditions. It can help you make decisions about driving style, t
A-arm bushing modification (65-68 911/912)
Author: Skip  Discussion: During various parts of my '66 912 restoration/rebuild/upgrade project, I've come up against the curse of old car restorers-parts! Yes, I know, Porsches are actually on
AC Delete
I recently purchased the 944 A/C Delete kit from Jason Burkett at Paragon Products ($129 plus shipping). The kit consists of the aluminum factory alternator mounting bracket for non-A/C 944ís and a 6
AC Delete
Author: Skip I recently purchased the 944 A/C Delete kit from Jason Burkett at Paragon Products (Product Code: PP944.ACDEL.KIT1). The kit consists of the aluminum factory alternator mounting br
Accusump Installation
Author: Skip I know of few topics that elicit such dismissive and strongly held opinions as that of how to eliminate the cause of #2 rod bearing failure in 944 engines. Some builders claim that
Adjustable Ride Height Kit - Paragon
  Items Included: 2x - Upper Spring Perch 2x - Koni Competition Bump Rubber 2x - Suspension Spring 2x - Aluminum Threaded Collar 2x - Lower Spring Perch 2x - O-ring
Alternator Replacement
Author: Skip The alternator is located in the driver's side engine compartment, under the air-flow meter (AFM), in front of the Turbo unit, and on top of the A/C compressor looking down into
Ask Dr. Koni
Author: Skip   Question: What's the difference between the red Koni and the Sport Yellow Koni? Answer: The valving is different. Sport Yellow units have stiffer valving than their St
Belle Isle Grand Prix - PAGID teams dominate
Porsche, McLaren and Ferrari teams win at the Belle Isle Grand Prix Detroit, Michigan May 30 2015
Brakes, front - 924S, 944, 944S
Author: Skip Parts: Rotors -  Sebro Slotted ( OE Zimmerman or , gas-slotted and cross-drilled also available) Pads - ( 944.351.951.02 E Pagid or Jurid , Mintex and KFP Magnum also av
Brey Krause Deep Sump Oil Pan Spacer Kit for Porsche 996, Boxster, Boxster S
Please follow our link for more information and purchasing the R-9095 Deep Sump Oil Pan Spacer Kit
Brey-Krause Strut Brace Installation - 944
Author: Skip Installation : Open hood to gain access to the strut bearing mounting nuts. There are (4) 13mm. strut bearing mounting nuts per side. Remove the (2) front and (1) inner
Camber Plate Installation (Paragon)
Author: Skip   Your new Racers Edge Camber Plates will bolt in without modification.   After jacking up your car and supporting it on jack stands, remove the wheel/t