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Which Momo Steering Wheel should I buy?

A question that I got asked very often

To be honest, there is no simple answer, but it makes sense to think about it. A steering wheel is not just a big, round thing that will be necessary until autonomous driving comes along. For our beloved classic sports cars, this horror vision will never happen.
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What is the best wire stripping tool?

An Automatic Wire Stripper is such a neat and useful tool

Most people enjoy working on their classic cars, whether it is a Porsche or a Mini, a Volkswagen or a BMW. What most people do not like – and I’m no exception – is electricity. I do not really like all these wires, relays and connectors. But sometimes something has to be fixed, and you do not want to go to a store to have a broken cable repaired.

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7 best car gadgets – garage life

Do I need a dash cam?

This mornings cars and coffee was full of discussions about the need and no need of gadgets for your car. It was quite interesting, a few of my buddies were against all kinds of electronics in their vintage cars but most people appreciated the easiness of these little helpers.

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Best Spark Plug Wrench

What is the best Spark Plug Wrench?

Anyone who has ever changed spark plugs on a Porsche 911 – I’m talking about the models of 1964-1989 – knows how difficult it is to get to some of the spark plugs.

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Best Ratcheting Wrenches or Sets

My Favourite Tools – Quality Tools Made in Germany

A few people on instagram asked me how to mount a steering wheel and especially which tools am I using to work on my Porsches. And to show my cars and my garage. Well, I am going to do that soon, as soon as the little video is ready we were filming a week ago.

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Shift knobs: stacked and decked

100% stock? Even the shift knob

Whenever I read sales ads of 40-year-old cars and that they’re 100% stock, I have to smile. Guaranteed,  there is still the first engine oil in the car, well most probably the first transmission oil, the brake fluid was never changed and of course, we don’t want to talk about new lightbulbs or even modern H4 european headlights. And even if we’re looking at so-called complete restorations all old screws and rubbers have been reused. The 40-year-old window rubbers from Arizona and Nevada cars have incorporated a softener escape barrier. Sounds crispy, right?

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