HP and Torque

Horsepower and Torque by Art Meltzer It is common knowledge that horsepower and torque are related.  Some readers may be aware of what I like to call “the equation” horsepower = torque*rpm/5252.  The derivation of “the equation” is beyond the scope of this article however if the reader is interested contact me by email and […]

Great 997 plug change and Spring cleaning

Thanks Kevin, this is a great example of a “while you’re doing this maintenance, why not do little update and clean up as well.” DIY 997 Plug and coil replacement

Do I need a new helmet?

If you haven’t updated your Snell 2010 helmet for the upcoming season, now would be the time. Helmets must be certified to the Snell 2015 or 2020.  2010 helmets are no longer acceptable. PCA requires “Snell approved helmet, which has the current available Snell rating or the one previous Snell rating” see Drivers Education Minimum […]

Come and see the 2020 Taycan!

TECHNICAL Introduction of the 2020 Taycan Turbo and Completion of the White Swan Project Saturday, March 21, 2020, 12 – 3 p.m. Paul Miller Porsche Service Department 3419 US 46 East Parsippany, NJ Map In this workshop we will take a look under the skin of the new 2020 Taycan Turbo. How does the charging work, […]

Electric Cars

  Introduction of the 2020 Taycan Turbo and Completion of the White Swan Project Saturday, March 21, 2020, 12 – 3 p.m. Paul Miller Porsche Service Department 3419 US 46 East Parsippany, NJ Map In this workshop we will take a look under the skin of the new 2020 Taycan Turbo. How does the charging work, […]

NNJR TECHNICAL SEMINAR – 911 GT3

TECHNICAL SEMINAR – 911 GT3 R Saturday, July 20, 2019, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Precision Motorsports Racing Long Valley, NJ Come join us for an up-close presentation of Porsche Motorsports 911 GT3 R. PMR is very fortunate to be able to field and support this truly remarkable race car. The 911 GT3 R is […]

How to Make Your Modern Porsche Survive a Driver Ed Event

By James Coleman and Knute Hancock The Technical Committee conducted a very successful Surviving Driver Ed workshop at Aspen Autosport on March 24.  We at NNJR truly appreciate the effort and preparation made by Matt Muller and his Aspen Autosports Team.  After coffee and refreshments provided by Shannon Muller (aka, the Boss), Matt started the meeting […]

Up on the Lift – Flemington Porsche

UP  ON  THE  LIFT To all  Porsche lovers, it is time to check the health of your Porsche.  April 21st  at Flemington Porsche in Flemington, from 10 AM to 12 PM, the Tech Committee will hold its 3rd annual  “Drive-Thru Porsche Service”  workshop.  This workshop is open to all members. However, it is especially targeted at those members who do […]

9A1 Engine

TECHNICAL WORKSHOP By Jay Coates PORSCHE 9A1 ENGINE This article is intended to provide a brief, technical description of the Porsche 9a1 engine. Its design is robust and advanced. Main Differences from Predecessor M96 & M97 One of the main differences from the predecessors M96 & M97 is that the 9a1 engine has no IMS […]

HEART SURGERY

By Grant Lenahan Of course it’s heart surgery. That’s why we had a cardiologist on the team. Also, being a curious sort, he wanted to understand better what made these Boxster beasts tick. And so, under the watchful expert guidance of Gene Kirschner and Ken Smith of Autohaus (Peapack, NJ), we undertook pulling the motor […]