2014 Porsche Cayman

We bought a broken Porsche Cayman on the opposite side of the country. What could possibly go wrong?

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Jul
06
Jul 6, 2024 | Porsche | Porsche Cayman | Track Test
Track Test: How fast is our 981 Porsche Cayman project car?

Now that its transmission is fixed, just how fast is our 981 Porsche Cayman? We take it to the Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park to find out.

Jul
02
Jul 2, 2024 | Porsche | Porsche Cayman | weight | Intercomp
What’s it weigh? 981 Porsche Cayman edition.

How much does our (previously broken) Porsche Cayman project weigh? We put it on the Intercomp scales to find out.

Jun
14
GRM+ | Jun 14, 2024 | Porsche | Porsche Cayman
Fixing our Cayman’s gearbox for thousands less than the dealer quote

We seemingly managed to do the impossible–at least according to Porsche: We fixed our Cayman's transmission instead of having to replace it with a brand-new unit.

Mar
08
GRM+ | Mar 8, 2024 | Porsche | Cayman
Can we fix our Cayman's transmission? Or is it a $15K dealer repair?

Time to find the real reason why our Porsche Cayman only has four speeds.

Mar
05
Mar 5, 2024 | Porsche | transmission | Cayman | Porsche Cayman
Time to crack open our Porsche Cayman's broken transmission

Can we repair our Porsche Cayman's “unserviceable” transmission? It's time to open it up and find out.

Oct
31
Oct 31, 2023 | Porsche | Cayman | Porsche Cayman | Project car
Decide our Cayman’s fate: What should we do with it?

We bought the car. We'll fix it. But then what?

Aug
08
Aug 8, 2023 | Porsche | Oil | Cayman | Porsche Cayman | Engine Oil | Oil Analysis | LN Engineering | Driven Racing Oil | SPEEDiagnostix
Did we ruin our engine? This is what an oil analysis test revealed

Did driving our $15,000 Porsche Cayman cross-country with only four speeds ruin it? Let's see what an oil analysis test can reveal.

Jun
29
Jun 29, 2023 | Porsche | Road Trip | Cayman | Porsche Cayman
Live Updates: What happens when we drive a broken Porsche across the country?

Follow this thread for live updates as we drive our broken Porsche Cayman across the country from Seattle, Washington, to our home base in Florida.

Mar
20
Mar 20, 2023 | Porsche | Cayman
$15,000 Porsche: Are we stupid, or the smartest bargain hunters you know?

How bad could a broken, $15,000 Porsche be? We bought one on the opposite side of the country to find out.

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