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I saw this picture in the TM photo pool and had to post it.  Fred, I feel your pain.  My S2 is eating driveway space right now awaiting the arrival of my don’t-have-cash-to-order-it-yet power bleeder so I can finish a clutch slave cylinder replacement.

As soon as I put the clutch in it, it’s for sale.  Anyone want to buy an almost-but-not-quite cherry ’89 944 S2 with less than 70k on the clock and a brand new water pump and slave cylinder?

Toolmonger’s Photo Pool [Flickr]


7 Responses to A Porsche 944 In Its Natural State

  1. John says:

    Power bleeder?? Feh! The book said I needed a power bleeder for the clutch on my old Saab 900. Instead, I cut the top off the brake fluid bottle, leaving me with an inverted funnel. I pressed the big end to the reservoir neck and blew into the small end. Don’t give it a lung-ful, just use your breath to force the fluid where it needs to go a bit at a time, refilling the reservoir between puffs. A MityVac pump hooked up backwards can do the same thing.

    Good luck! And yeah, I’d bid on the car if I didn’t just break the bank on a new engine in the truck. I bet the Porsche would have even towed my trailer.

  2. Ehh. If I were buying a Porsche any time soon, it’d be a 914: http://www.electroauto.com/catalog/ackits.shtml#ac914

  3. Mark Bennett says:

    Ha! I see your 944S2 and raise you four cylinders.


  4. Chuck Cage says:

    Mark: But will you buy mine? 🙂

  5. Abe says:

    I still say you should convert it.

    Look up http://www.renegadehybrids.com they do some awesome stuff with an LS-1

  6. Don Hensley says:

    OK Chuck, how do we get together to talk about me buying your 944?

    You can go to my website; http://donhensley.com and click the contact HCC link, give me your email address and I’ll get in touch. Or you can just email me at Don@DonHensley.com –but you will need to deal with a simple challenge/response system (reply to the challenge email withing 5 hours) in order for me to ever see your email (spam proof system).

    I won’t guarantee I’ll buy your 944, but I’m willing to test your commitment to selling it.


  7. Mark Bennett says:

    Mark: But will you buy mine?

    Sure, but I’ll need to keep it in your driveway after I get kicked out of the house for buying another Porsche.

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