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Yearly Archives: 2020

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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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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