Appendices

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  • Content Reorganization

    The site content has now been reorganized. The original Table of Contents has been broken up into a Table of Contents and Site Information, with a new Appendices section in between the two. The Appendices replace the Blog category, and while its function is the same, sorting extra information into categorical appendices will ensure website […]

    Posted at 12pm on 4/24/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Website Development | Expand to full post
  • 1988 944 Turbo S Sales Brochure

    The following is a digitized copy of the 1988 limited edition Porsche 944 Turbo S sales brochure. This brochure was provided to prospective North American buyers, and emphasized the exclusivity of the Turbo S (which, of course, changed during the second half of 1988, when the Turbo S was expanded, and in 1989 became the […]

    Posted at 3pm on 4/6/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Technical and Maintenance | Expand to full post
  • "For Lunch" – North American 944 Turbo Advertisement

    The following is an advertisement by Porsche for the 1989 944 Turbo, featuring a red Turbo drifting across the screen, accompanied by a classical rendition of Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix. The narrator comments: “For lunch, the Porsche 944 Turbo generally prefers Ferraris, although it has been known occasionally to snack on Corvettes.” The commercial […]

    Posted at 2pm on 4/6/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Advertisements Archive | Expand to full post
  • Porsche 944 Wheel Guide

    The following is a 944 wheel fitment and size guide. It features the standard and optional wheel types and sizes for each year bracket in the 944 series.[*] 944 (1982-1987+): Year(s) Front (standard) Rear (standard) Front (optional) Rear (optional) 1982-1985 15×7″ Cookie Cutters (23.3mm) 15×7″ Cookie Cutters (23.3mm with 21mm spacers) 15×7″ Fuchs (23.3mm) 15×8″ […]

    Posted at 11am on 3/21/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Technical and Maintenance | Expand to full post
  • A PHP issue resolved

    I had a PHP issue related to the blog page title tag. Specifically, WordPress was, by default, displaying the entire site title on the blog page, rather than “Blog – 944 Turbo Resource” as I wanted. A furious Google search revealed next to nothing on how to solve my issue – and associated WP Plugins […]

    Posted at 9pm on 3/16/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Website Development | Expand to full post
  • Option M030 – Club Sport Package

    Option M030 (also cited simply as 030) was a “Club Sport Package” for the 1988 Turbo S and 1989 Turbo. M030 featured many components which differentiated the suspension from the earlier standard Turbo – a suspension and brake package worth noting. The option was first available on the limited production Turbo S of 1988, and […]

    Posted at 7pm on 3/8/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Technical and Maintenance | Expand to full post
  • Porsche 944 Option Codes

    The Porsche option codes are a set of three digit numbers that describes the “option equipment” ordered for any 944 model car. For example, the code C02 refers to a catalytic converter, an option on some vehicles (usually based on regional requirements, where it was not standard). The option codes are important for understanding the […]

    Posted at 11pm on 3/2/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Technical and Maintenance | Expand to full post
  • Porsche Trickle Charger

    Maintaining your battery is a very important aspect of storing a vehicle for any length of time. A battery is often an expensive component of your vehicle, and unless it is properly maintained it will eventually lose charge and need to be replaced. Many owners prefer to remove their battery during storage. However, this is […]

    Posted at 12pm on 2/18/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Technical and Maintenance | Expand to full post
  • Importing cars from the United States

    An excerpt from an email I exchanged with another Porsche enthusiast about importing vehicles to Canada. Specifically, he was interested in importing a Porsche (996 911 Carrera S) from the United States into Canada, and asked if I could explain the process to him. The following is not meant to represent any official method, but […]

    Posted at 2pm on 2/16/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Miscellaneous | Expand to full post
  • Domain name (944turbo.net)

    Although the site is currently hosted at a sub-domain (web44.net), the 944 Turbo Resource will now be hosted at 944turbo.net, provided by GoDaddy. The transfer will take a couple of days; however, once the domain is setup, the current domain will be set to redirect (301) to the new domain, page by page. If a […]

    Posted at 3pm on 2/14/09 | no comments; | Filed Under: Website Development | Expand to full post

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