How about a VW-powered Porsche? | Low Buck Tech

By Staff Writer
May 26, 2022 | Porsche, VW, Low-Buck Tech | Posted in News and Notes | From the June 2022 issue | Never miss an article

Story by Nick Pon

It’s about time–with all due respect to owners and fans–for the Porsche 911 to get knocked down a peg. From the highly Instagrammed car-plus-luxury-wristwear images to the strange obsession with door handles to the astronomical auction prices, the whole 911 scene has gotten a bit precious. It’s not that the cars aren’t great–they are–but if you’re a …

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preach (dudeist priest)
preach (dudeist priest) GRM+ Memberand Dork
5/23/22 5:43 p.m.

When I first saw that on the internet I was in tears. Good on those guys. So much so.

Noddaz GRM+ Memberand UberDork
5/23/22 5:59 p.m.


californiamilleghia UltraDork
5/23/22 6:12 p.m.

I love the "pea shooter" exhaust ......

aircooled MegaDork
5/23/22 6:38 p.m.

Yeah, the sound has to be.... disappointing....

MotorsportsGordon Dork
5/23/22 7:40 p.m.

In so many ways this an absolute true Porsche 

paddygarcia GRM+ Memberand Reader
5/23/22 9:08 p.m.

I can't express how wonderful the Notruf/Not-Ruf angle is.


buzzboy SuperDork
5/23/22 9:08 p.m.

That is officialy my second favorite Porsche, only after Ferkel The Nein Eleven

Keith Tanner
Keith Tanner GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
5/23/22 11:28 p.m.

Wouldn't this be a 912? 

Adrian_Thompson (Forum Supporter)
Adrian_Thompson (Forum Supporter) MegaDork
5/24/22 11:19 a.m.

Damn, any more pics?  This is hilariously awesome.  I really hope a GRM version shows up at the challenge in the near future.

californiamilleghia UltraDork
5/24/22 2:00 p.m.

I was talking with my friend last night on what it takes to mount a VW motor to a later model 911 gearbox , 

it seems the  early 901 gearbox is no problem , but the later 915 boxes have a larger main shaft spline  so you can not use the VW clutch disc, 

I am going to look into what clutch disc / throw out bearing you would need to use....

Kreb (Forum Supporter)
Kreb (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
5/24/22 3:21 p.m.

I've seen it in action. Quite possibly the most smile inducing car at the event (which is saying something), once you've gotten a taste of the exhaust note.

rustomatic Reader
5/24/22 4:15 p.m.

This is the best iteration of that gang of fugly ever.

billstewartx Reader
5/24/22 8:45 p.m.

this was on Lemons 7 days ago...

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