Category Archives: Sports Car U

How To Change A Serpentine Belt On A Porsche Boxster Or Cayman

By   July 11, 2018

Porsche Boxster

Porsche Boxster

The mid-engined Porsche Boxster is a very practical sports car. It features two trunks and Porsche thought through just about everything. This includes making maintenance fairly easy. Including making it easy to change the serpentine belt. Unlike some other cars with the engine in the middle (like the Ferrari F355), Porsche doesn’t require that the engine get removed.

Below are the steps to change the serpentine belt in a Porsche Boxster or Cayman. We did this on a 986 Boxster, but the steps should be similar on the 987 Boxster / Cayman and even the 981 Boxster / Cayman.

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How To Heel Toe Shift – Video

By   March 13, 2018

Matt Farah Heel Toe Shifting

Heel Toe Shifting

One of the more advance driving techniques is that of heel toe shifting. The idea is to allow for hard braking while keeping the engine RPMs in the appropriate range for the down shift to allow acceleration out of the corner.

The technique is very useful to help achieve faster lap times. While mainly used on the track many will heel toe on a twisty back road. This provides good practice for the next track day.

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How To Warm Up Your Car

By   January 10, 2018

Porsche 911 Carrera T and 911 Targa

How Do You Warm Up A Classic Or New Car

Warming up your car is vital to keeping your vehicle on the road. Along with regular maintenance it is one of the most important things an automotive owner can do. However, there is a lot of confusion out there about warming up your car.

Many now say that you shouldn’t warm up a new car. They claim that you just waste gas and pollute while you let your car get up to temperature. Others say that even new cars should be warmed up to keep your car on the road for a longer period of time.

Should you warm up your car and if so, how should you do it?

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