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Yearly Archives: 2020

Callas Rennsport Check In

Callas Rennsport Check In

Callas Rennsport Vehicle Check In At Callas Rennsport, we have always done a thorough vehicle check-in. We inspect the outside of the car to determine if it has any body needs, review the requested services with you, and discuss the best care for the car. With COVID-19 safety precautions, we have enhanced the check-in process to ensure the safety of our clients and our staff, so we can continue to care for your Porsches and BMWs! When you arrive, you'll see our designated parking spots outside the front office.      Our Service Advisor, David, will greet you outside with a mask. We can provide masks and some hand sanitizer for those who need it. You'll be offered a cold drink or coffee to enjoy while David looks over your car.    In addition to an oil change, brake replacement, tune up, or any services requested, David will go over any obvious needs after a check in inspection. The preliminary quote and diagnosis needed will be review ... read more

2020 Porsche 992 Engine Install Complete!

2020 Porsche 992 Engine Install Complete!

2020 Carrera S Engine Install is Complete!  It's an exciting day at Callas Rennsport! The 2020 992 Engine Install is complete and the car is running smoothly.  Our Technician John dressed the block, installed the transmission, then installed the two turbos. Next was the AC compressor and then the power plant! Air box and inter coolers in next.  Finally, we performed a fuel system bleed and cooling system bleed and this Porsche is good as new. Check out the videos to see it all happen!    

Repainted 1985 911 Carrera assembly Project

Repainted 1985 911 Carrera assembly Project

Repainted 1985 911 Carrera Assembly This 1985 911 Carrera is looking new again with a fresh Guards Red repaint. Our Restoration Specialist, Andy, is assembling the parts. He's paying close attention to the details, as always.  Here is a photo before the repaint: Detail of the passenger door handle after repaint: Front trunk after repaint: Passenger window: Check back for more updates

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Restoration

2020 Porsche 992 Engine Install Post 2

2020 Porsche 992 Engine Install Post 2

New Updates of the 2020 Carrera S Brand-New Engine Install Today, we dressed the block, installed the transmission, and prepared the engine for the turbo install.  Later this week, the Turbo will be installed. Next is the power plant install! Starting to dress long block: Mostly dressed long block: Engine on lift table ready to transmission installation: Transmission installed and ready for Turbo installation

2020 Porsche 992 Engine Install Post 1

2020 Porsche 992 Engine Install Post 1

2020 911 Carrera S Engine Install Update We are starting a brand-new engine install for a 2020 911 Carrera S that had some damage to the original engine. We're excited to get this car back on the road! We'll post update photos here so you can follow the process with us. Engine Compartment: Preparing parts for install: Engine block:  

COVID-19 Precautions

COVID-19 Precautions

Callas Rennsport Porsche-BMW repair will remain open in this time of need. Auto repair is considered an essential need, but considering the dire strain this can be on a family and even an employees’ health, we have given every employee the decision to work or not, without penalty. Having said all this, we have placed a few rules for handling the automobiles: 1) By appointment only. 2) Prior to your appointment, we will call you to arrange drop off details. 3) We will mindfully disinfect the interior of your car so we can safely operate it. 4) After the repair, we will safely clean the whole car while making sure the interior is mindfully disinfected for you to take delivery. 5) Your payment will be handled over the phone before you pick-up your car. We will send your invoice over to you beforehand for review. Please stay home if you have no essential reason to go out. We want you safe and healthy

Engine Oil Maintenance

Engine Oil Maintenance

So, here’s how it goes: Technicians say to change your engine oil annually regardless of mileage.  Clients worry if it’s unnecessary after reading articles or blog posts. Normally, there’s no proof of what happens if you don’t do it annually, WE HAVE PROOF! We look at your oil analysis numbers from SPEEDiagnostix.  Worried it’s a waste of money to change your oil annually? One client of ours decided against it. It’s a prime example, and it cost this client over $150k in repairs! All because they let their rare Porsche supercar sit for long periods of time without changing the engine oil often enough. Not to mention how they drove it once it was started.  It’s likely that this was coupled with unfavorable driving characteristics, poor choice of engine oil, and confirmed poor choice of gasoline.  When an engine gets driven short distances and for short periods of time, it builds water in the engine oil ... read more

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Maintenance

Porsche Engine Bore-Scoring Preventive Maintenance

Porsche Engine Bore-Scoring Preventive Maintenance

There’s been a lot of chatter lately about Porsche engine Bore-Scoring issues in relation to the 9X6’s (986 & 996) and 9X7’s (987 & 997). Check out my video describing this issue here. Without a doubt, these issues do exist, our goal is to mitigate the chances of this happening to you and your car.   With these simple measures, you should have better peace of mind: Buy the best Gasoline you can, choose a top-tier premium fuel such as Shell (V-Power), Chevron (Techron) or Exxon (Synergy) Supreme, this is to keep your fuel injectors clean. Dirty fuel injector(s) can have a strange fuel spray pattern which can cause a rich fuel mixture. This raw fuel mixture can wash the oil off your cylinder walls which in turn will cause a lack of cylinder & piston lubrication. A lack of cylinder & piston lubrication is the major cause of wear or ... read more

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