2007 Porsche 911 Carrera

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2007 Porsche 911 Carrera

Before prices for water-cooled 911s get too crazy, we decided to get one for ourselves–you know, for science.

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Jan
26
GRM+ | Jan 26, 2023
The simple upgrades that made our Porsche 997 faster on track

Faster track times don't always require extreme modifications.

Jan
20
Jan 20, 2023
Better check now: How dirty is your car’s air filter?

Sure, our 997 Porsche was really clean and had low miles, but that doesn't mean it was spotless inside and out.

Jan
04
GRM+ | Jan 4, 2023
Picking the right brake pad compound for our 997

The only thing standing between us and a day at the test track? Brake pads.

Dec
21
Dec 21, 2022
Before returning to the track, an oil service for our Porsche 997

Yes, we're ready to thrash those new RE-71RS tires–but first, an oil change.

Dec
05
GRM+ | Dec 5, 2022
How we selected tires and wheels for the track

Deciding on the best wheel and tire package for our 997 Porsche with help from Apex Race Parts.

Nov
02
Nov 2, 2022
What does a performance alignment look like? | Project Porsche 997

We hunt for negative camber to maximize our 911's stock performance.

Jun
14
Jun 14, 2022
Help us choose Cocomats for our 997 | Project Porsche 997

We're torn between two styles of Cocomats for our Porsche 997 project car–which one would you pick?

Apr
01
Apr 1, 2022
Introducing our 997 to the locals | Project Porsche 997

We take our 2007 Porsche 997 Carrera to a local PCA Kaffeeklatch (cars and coffee) event to get a feel for the local Porsche scene–and to show off our new …

Mar
25
Mar 25, 2022
Can a stock Porsche 997 handle track abuse? | Project Porsche 997

Does a stock Porsche 997 go around the track as well as expected?

Mar
14
Mar 14, 2022
Checking out some Porsches at Werks Reunion | Project Porsche 997

Just before The Amelia weekend kicked off, we spend some time looking at some really really cool Porsches.

Mar
10
Mar 10, 2022
Smart or not to take a new purchase on a long road trip? | Project Porsche 997

Most people take their new-to-them sports cars to simple events like cars and coffee. Not us.

Mar
08
Mar 8, 2022
New tires for our new Porsche | Project Porsche 997

Which tires are best suited to our 997? We consult our expert at Tire Rack, Woody Rogers.

Mar
06
Mar 6, 2022
Easy car clean-up | Project Porsche 997

Just because a car has accumulated a lot of dirt and grime, doesn't mean it takes a lot of work to get rid of it.

Feb
25
Feb 25, 2022
Porsche 997: The ultimate road trip vehicle? | Project Porsche 997

We drive our newly-acquired 997 the 400 miles home to find out if works as a comfortable grand tourer, too.

Feb
18
Feb 18, 2022
Why did we just buy a water-cooled Porsche 911? | Project Porsche 997

Why a 997? Prices for water-cooled Porsches aren't insane (yet) and, frankly, we're curious what all the fuss is about.

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