Technical Articles

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

Workshop Topic: Taycan verses Hybrid

The NNJR Technical Committee is happy to present its first workshop of the 2021 year. Workshop Topic: Taycan verses Hybrid Location: Paul Miller Porsche Date: May 22,  2021 Time: 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM Service Manager Ted Higgins, and his team lead by Mike Ricciardi the Shop’s Foreman, will discuss the good, the bad and the […]

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 […]

Postponed – Apex Autowerks Tech PDK Transmissons

Apex Autowerks will hold their annual tech seminar for NNJR PCA members at their facility on April 4th at 1007 Paulison Ave., Clifton, NJ from 11 am to 2 pm. This year the topics of discussion will be PDK transmission, including a live teardown of a PDK transmission to show their design and explanation of how […]

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, […]