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I've never owned a carbed motor other than my lawnmover but I love the mechanical esthetics of a nice row carbs. I have very little understanding of how they work so they're as much a mystery to me as a gearbox. Its just one of those black boxes that I will have to pay someone else to worry about. :)
1 week, 1 day ago on Carburetor:<br /> The Greatest Auto Part Ever?
I love your reports from this meet, somehow its the start of the season even for us far away northerners and your stories let us know that its time to start finishing whatever we are working on in our garages because spring, is just a few months away.
3 weeks, 4 days ago on Welcoming In 2015, Daikoku PA Style
I will be keeping the aircooled fourcylinder for now. The main reason being that I want to be able to participate in the Porsche club autocross events. For the first version of the engine I will be throwing the old Djet injection out and do an ITB conversion with aftermarket fuel injection capable of later running E85. This is a bit of a shortcut since I hope to get the engine started and perhaps even drive the car during this year. If all works out I'll take the engine out the coming winter for some increase in engine volume and compression ratio.
Since alot of other 914 owners are doing widebody 914-6 conversions I'm the backwards guy staying narrowbody and keeping the fourcylinder.....for now.:) Have a look at matsgarage.com for more details.
4 weeks ago on January Editorial: <br /> Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads
Myself I like the classic bodys with modern tech under them. Restomods all the way, at least for a fun summer car. For a daily beater I'll drive anyting turbocharged and somewhat economical. (Golf Mk4 TDI för the last 7 years)
This is my project since the last 2 years, finally past rock bottom and building up again with lots of new goodies under the fresh paint.
4 weeks, 1 day ago on January Editorial: <br /> Where We’re Going, We Don’t Need Roads
Thank you Rod for making Speedhunters into one of my Top 5 read sites.
I'm not one that travels much but I love travelling with you guys to wherever you are headed
and learning more about international car culture.
Live long and prosper.....and burn rubber!
1 month ago on Goodbye To The Speedhunters, Long Live The Speedhunters
@Nate Just google for puppan and porsche and you'll find some.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Scrapyard Rescue: <br />From Wreck To Record Breaker
So as a camera car, will it get a third rearward facing seat in the back? :)
2 months, 1 week ago on The Golf Mash-Up Build: Part 2
My project is a 914, aka the duckling porsche.
Doing a full resto and adding upgrades too suspension, brakes and engine while keeping most of the classic looks.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Pro Touring The JDM Way
Love the Protouring way of doing things. Kinda OEM look but with a personal twist and upgraded performance and functionality. Its what I'm humbly aiming for with my own build even tho I'm a bit away from something like this....
I soo wood a three-wheeler. <3
3 months, 1 week ago on Making A Morgan: <br/>If You Could, You Wood Too
Wow, reading some of the comments to this post makes me ashamed of being male and a car entusiast. But the post does serve
a purpose with bringing the discussion to the surface. I'd hate for my little daughter who loves her cars to be labeled as a "female car enthusiast" rather than just "car enthusiast" when she grows up. Go Taryn.
3 months, 1 week ago on Banishing The Female Car Enthusiast
5 months, 2 weeks ago on You Decide: LaSupra Is Asking…
Very, very cool.
Usually turquoise makes me cringe but it rather suits this car.
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Corvair: A New Way To Low Ride
Why do these old comercials spring to mind.... :)
6 months ago on Looks Like A Volvo, Pulls Like A V10 BMW,</b> Brakes Like A Porsche
I'll take a Porsche 964 Tubo S Leichtbau in silver please for my dreamgarage please.
6 months, 1 week ago on The Stuff GT-R Dreams Are Made Of
You -have- to make Magnus write a post on what he thinks about what's going on over here and what his highlights of the weekend was. I'll need a new F5 key next week or so....
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Think You’ve Seen It All? Welcome To Gatebil Rudskogen 2014
I dont know why but that Merc just stands out from the others, and I dont even like Mercs......maybe its just because "less is more" ?
6 months, 4 weeks ago on The Cars of June
Dont miss the livestreams on Youtube from FOS, there's one for each day.
7 months ago on MADBUL Destroys The Goodwood Hill
@Speedhunters_Bryn @Gianluca FairladyZ
Nissan is a really small brand in Sweden and there are not many Z cars sold here. At the largest used car site there's currently only 3 350Z for sale, 2 are around $20k and a third around $30k. Same site has 3 370Z for sale, all north of $35-40k. So there are no cheap cars around to build track or drift cars from...
7 months, 2 weeks ago on Track Dazed At Gatebil Mantorp
A bit tired of this being the top post for two days now....more from Elmia please?
9 months, 2 weeks ago on Twin-Engined & Terrifying:</br> A Monster Suzuki
Welcome to Sweden, enjoy your stay. :)
9 months, 2 weeks ago on Sweden Is Going To Melt Your Internet
@Gary89 Smaller (hole) in the restrictor means less air and less hp,
10 months ago on What Do You Think About The Horsepower Wars?
11 months, 3 weeks ago on One Hot Rod, So Many Styles
1 year ago on Cars & Coffee Done Tokyo-Style
It needs a Saab badge..?
1 year ago on GT4 Stinger: Kia’s Answer To The FR-S
Wow....a car I've never seen before got the first spot.....
1 year, 1 month ago on The Speedhunters Car of the Year
1 year, 1 month ago on The Speedhunters Events Of The Year 2013: 10-2
It's a long way to go yet but maybe I'll see you somewhere in Sweden in a year or two.
Keep up the awsome work, SH gives me my daily joy of Machines fix.
1 year, 1 month ago on 20 Pieces Of Speedhunting Ambition
As rare as they are I love when you let us read your mind. Hopefully my own build will some day grace the pages of SH, if even just in the background.
@Tinj @MatsKarlsson Thanks,I'm not used to this new SH format yet..... :)
1 year, 2 months ago on Master of Stance: Japan Does It Best
Please please please put that 914 up as a desktop?
Welcome to Scandinavia, love your style of writing, have fun! :)
1 year, 6 months ago on NORWAY OR BUST: THE BIG JOURNEY
I'm going to need a new F5 key.......
1 year, 6 months ago on Through My Lens: The Land Of Eternal Sunshine
Wasn't the old record set when there was gravel all the way up? If so saying he oblitterated the record is kinda....WRONG.
Credit where credit is due but comparing a gravel time to a tarmac one is hardly right.
1 year, 7 months ago on Loeb’s Peugeot Pulverises Pikes Peak
@ClaytonPayton No we do have quite strict emissions laws.....but these cars usually never get MOT checked or go in with a stockish engine.
1 year, 7 months ago on ENGINE HUNTING @ GATEBIL SWEDEN
This is mean...you're just teasing us!
1 year, 7 months ago on In The Moment: Making An Entrance
Rod, try to fit in a few hours at Bugrun the 8-9th of June for some "local" (northern european) VW-godness.
1 year, 9 months ago on Welcome Home Hunters: Driftbashing In Sweden
DeTomaso Mangusta gets my voice but since it's not in the mix I'll go Countach. It's been on more boyroom walls than any of the others.....
1 year, 9 months ago on Poll: The Greatest Seventies Supercar
Is that Eau Rouge shot available as a desktop?
2 years, 1 month ago on One Trillion Pictures Later
If you could have any car you wanted and it couldn't be a Porsche, what car would you choose to drive and look at every day?
2 years, 4 months ago on You Ask The Questions, Nakai-san Will Answer
"I just can’t come through the first corner and let off the throttle and let the wheel slip between my fingers. I actually have to forcefully guide it back and forth." My first thought is that it's the caster angle that's out of alignment?
2 years, 4 months ago on Aasbø & Mcnamara: You Win Some, You Lose Some