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One of those things that immediately grabs your attention when you open the engine bay on a 356 are the air filters. The original Pre-A's used dual single Solex carburettors moving on to the two barrel P40 Solex carburettors for t...
  1.   Monday, 28 February 2022
  2.   Kit Cars
  3.   Porsche
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I finally pulled the trigger on a set of beehives. I've long wanted to replace the not-quite-correct Lucas style 'beehives' with the correct style units and could resist no more when I saw these for sale....
  1.   Thursday, 17 February 2022
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  3.   Porsche
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Been a while since anything has happened on the speedster. Not that there is anything to really report, but I did manage to tick off a couple of small jobs recently...
  1.   Friday, 24 December 2021
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Keeping with my vintage speed 356 inspired Okrasa engine build I bought a nice O/T crank pulley. These four hole items are found on early 356's....
  1.   Friday, 16 April 2021
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Another piece in the puzzle arrived today. Todays treasure is a 356 oil filler neck....
  1.   Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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