8 weeks is a short time in racing history, and to get Conal's new 991 GT3 MR ready for racing at Hampton Downs.
It's an even shorter time when you realise that the car landed minus an engine and gearbox! This gearbox and bi-turbo engine combination is a first for this model worldwide, which was fitted and tested during the past 8 weeks. The car has performed flawlessly!
Well done team - Peter, Gareth, Glenn, Michael and Royce!
Photo credit - Mike Peffers Photography
Motorscience wishes all an awesome and relaxing Xmas and
New Year!! We will be open 8.00 to 4.30 throughout - except for the statutory holidays... always here for you!!
Here we are again in the run up to the festive season!
You'll be pleased to know that we will be open 8 - 4:30 throughout, except for the statutory holidays.
The workshop will be open with reduced staffing during this period & our the full team will be up and running again on the 11th Jan.
After much development and trial with Conal's Porsche 964 Turbo Le Mans over the past months we had a very successful weekend at Pukekohe.
Check out some of our videos on our YouTube by clicking the title of this post!!
3.8 964 Engine Conversion
As a most satisfied customer of Motorscience since 2004, during which time Peter and his team have kept my 1992 964C2 in trouble-free mechanical condition, I recently decided to have its engine re-built to 3.8 litres with complimentary higher spec components and suspension modifications. This was partly a celebration of my continuing ownership of the car since new, and a desire to enhance its special characteristics and performance.
The result exceeded my expectations because the car is now substantially more lively, pulling with the increased vim of circa 300bhp. And, being 20mm lower with up-rated springs, there is much improved handling without compromising ride comfort and practicality. By way of some further endorsement, Racing Ray Williams has since driven the car and equates its performance to that of his 930 Turbo in its original factory specification.
Overall, Peter’s knowledge, expertise and carefully considered approach have produced an excellent dynamic balance whilst retaining the original wheels and tyre sizes to essentially maintain the car’s standard appearance. The result is an understated but considerably more enjoyable car to drive.
I look forward to my continuing association with Motorscience where the obliging service and assistance of its staff, even outside normal working hours, is very much appreciated.
On the road again...
We love feedback from our customers -
Here's what Cameron Lawless had to say about his recent road trip after a gearbox rebuild, major service and engine tune.
"Tell the boys it drove beautifully on the roadie to Coromandel on the weekend. A credit to your team, true professionals!"
For those of you who like to approach the festive season with a modicum of organisation, here are a couple of diary dates for you...!!
We will be closing for the Christmas break on December 24th at midday and reopening on January 12th.
Targa Rally 2014
Here's some great feedback from one of our clients who competed in the Targa Rally...
All done and dusted. Car performed amazingly. We went a bit faster this time, so were chasing rattles and brakes for first couple of days. The second half was much smoother for the crew. 770km of Special stages, 1900km touring makes for a pretty hard event. We improved over last targa to 17th /40 in Classic class. Our fastest stages were Crown Range. Larnach Castle and Mt Cargil where we got in the top 3rd overall.
Thanks for all your help.
It’s that time of year when we need to be insulating ourselves and our vehicles against the rain and elements… Here at Motorscience Ltd we have the perfect products to treat your cabriolet roof.
We use only Porsche products and carry out a complete cab roof clean/shampoo, followed with an application of a waterproofing agent and finally, we use an awesome product to clean your rear window…
This complete treatment not only waterproofs your cab roof, it freshens up the colour and looks great, even in the rain by perfectly beading the water! We recommend this treatment be carried out yearly to prolong the life of your cabriolet roof. Call us to book in your Porsche to have this treatment.
One of our favourites
Magnus Walker... Driver, collector, builder, urban outlaw, Porsche guy.
The rebel Porsche customizer who turned a hobby into an obsession, and an obsession into a successful business. Google his name to see some of his fantastic stories and videos. Check out some at this link...