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Porsche 3.2 Carrera
Being mechanically challenged is frustrating if you happen also to be aesthetically inclined to the beauty of the engine. It might be something in-born and genetic that makes us so kack-handed – because no matter how much interest we have had in the mechanics of internal combustion – we have never ever had any success in, say, changing a pair of points.
Every now and then, though, we get our fix of the fettling urge by seeking out a video like this. It’s a beautiful stop-motion creation of how to strip down a Porsche 3.2 Carrera engine, by über-fettler Matthias Hoing.
It’s an impressively clinical way of showing that stripping down an engine even one as iconic as this one – is simply a series of relatively simple mechanical operations.
Damned if it doesn’t make us want to go and get greasy!
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