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A DIY C8 Corvette – Video

By   August 12, 2019

DIY C8 Corvette

DIY C8 Corvette

The C8 Corvette has been one of the most talked about cars of the year. The fact that GM is finally moving the engine to the middle of the new Corvette after decades of rumors.

The newest ‘Vette is aiming squarely at the 992 generation Porsche 911. It promises to best its German competition in both performance and price.

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How To Get Invited To A Press Drive Event – Video

By   July 20, 2019

Porsche Panamera

Porsche Panamera

Since starting my first car blog, The Porsche Guys, I’ve been invited to a number of press driving events. These events include drive events or press cars from Porsche, Ford, Chevy and Dodge.

But what is one of these events really like and what does it take for someone to get an invite?

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Code P0453: Porsche Boxster Check Engine Light – Video

By   February 19, 2019

Porsche Boxster P0453

Porsche Boxster P0453

When a check engine light illuminates on your dash, there aren’t many other things so small that can ruin your day in quite the same way. For many of us it means taking your car to a mechanic or getting out the trusty OBD II reader to see what is wrong.

Most of the time a check engine light has something to do with the car’s emissions system. This can be something with the fuel, air or exhaust as if any one of these is out of whack the light will come on. It can also be an issue with the sensor that checks the system itself.

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Porsche 986, 987, 996 and 997 Front Hood Strut Replacement

By   January 21, 2019

Porsche 986

Porsche 986

Over time the struts that hold up the front trunk on a Porsche 911, Boxster or Cayman will start to fail. When this happens it can be quite painful as the front hood will potentially come down on your head.

The good news is the replacement is fairly simple and can be done in about 15 minutes. The parts also don’t cost much as we were able to get ours for just $20.

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