Project 911T

And so it begins! I knew a business owner from some mutual clients and we got to know each other on a gent’s golf trip to South Lake Tahoe. Over wine, he mentioned a ’69 911 coupe he was finishing and a green 1970 911T Targa that was stripped. I just put that in the…

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The Painted Porsche

On a morning in mid-November 2019, my wife and I went into the garage, about to head to work. We were met with a tragic sight.  Our 2000 Boxster was covered in deck stain.  A gallon can of stain had fallen off a high shelf and burst open, showering the whole car with stain.  It…

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My First Driver’s Education

By Emma Vossler The tires were howling as the car exited the corner. I was back on the gas and then slamming on the brakes before turning again as my instructor laughed over my headset. “You like those corners, don’t you?” I couldn’t help the smirk that appeared beneath my helmet. The week before had…

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PORSCHE’S RENAISSANCE MAN

Mechanic, physician, auto restorer, Porsche and BMW race car driver, bicycle road racer, collector and builder.  Most of us would be pleased to have just have one of these achievements on our life’s’ resume.  However, one man can lay claim to all of the above. Bill Hartong, a KCRPCA club member has, in his unassuming…

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It All Starts with the Roadtrip

McPherson College, in the middle of Kansas, has been the destination of choice for most of my free time this spring and summer. For those not familiar with this place, confusion is acceptable (Google it). For those in the know, you understand. The College Automotive Restoration Students (C.A.R.S.) club hosts what’s becoming my favorite car…

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KCRPCA September DE

14,481miles.  This is the number of track miles that I have put on my 1982 Porsche 930, aka The Pumpkin, since February 2008.  When you put that many miles on a car and visit as many tracks as I have, it tends to have an effect on you. The most recent of these miles were…

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