The 3.2 litre short-stroke 911 engine During this summer’s road trip through Europe the old girl used 12 litres of oil driving 5,200 kilometres. Clearly I needed a new engine. The 2.7 litre engine in my car had given up. It was leaky, used way too much...

I am dreaming of a new 911 engine I’m dreaming of a new engine Not like the one I used to know Where the mufflers sputter and children shudder When there’s thunder in the snow I’m dreaming of a new engine With every blogger post I write May your drives be...

Carrera 3.2 engine teardown in stop motion This stop motion video by Dutch Autojunk.nl is all over the Porsche forums at the moment. And small wonder. It's a great introduction to how a Porsche flat 6 engine looks and how to disassemble it if you get...

The 2.7 litre Porsche engine The Porsche 911s built between 1975 and 1977 do not have the best of reputations. And unfortunately it is well deserved. Because in their haste to keep up with the competition the engineers at Porsche took a shortcut too many and...