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  Porsche 944 - Wikicars
The Porsche 944 was Porsche's largest-selling front-engined coupe.
The 944 is quite rightly termed as the saviour of Porsche - the massive cash reserves that this model made during the 1980s kept the company afloat (just) during the world recession of the early 1990s.
The 944 range reached its climax in the summer of 1990, with the introduction of the faintly ludicrous 944 Turbo Cabriolet, using the 250BHP power plant mated to the drop-dead gorgeous Cabriolet bodyshell.
wikicars.org /en/Porsche_944   (2233 words)

  1987 Porsche 944 S - Images, Information, Specifications, History, Ratings, and Reviews.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Porsche 944 was introduced in 1983 as a replacement for the 92 and served as an entry level sports car until it was replaced by the Porsche 968 in 1991.
In 1986 the warranty on the 944 was increased to 10-year no-rust protection and a 5-year or 50,000 mile drivetrain warranty.
A 944 S3 was planned but after analysis and design, the conclusion was made that a replacement for the 944 was needed.
www.conceptcarz.com /vehicle/default.aspx?car_id=761   (542 words)

 Porsche 944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 944 was a huge success for Porsche throughout the 1980s, and was available in several forms throughout its evolution: 944, 944S, 944 Turbo, and the 944S2.
The 944 was introduced in 1983 with a 2.5 L straight-4 engine that's design was based on one half of the Porsche 928's V8 engine.
In 1986 Porsche introduced the 944 Turbo, a higher-performance variant, known internally as the 951.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/P/Porsche-944.htm   (771 words)

 944 :: Online Catalog   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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sukanah.org /944.html   (300 words)

 Re: 944 Turbo or 928
I like the look and >> > >sound > of >> > >the 928 but hear the cost to service and run is not cheap.
I was told > to >> > >look at a 944 Turbo as possible alternative.
E Brown 944 Turbo or 928
www.talkaboutautos.com /group/alt.autos.porsche/messages/81187.html   (252 words)

 Porsche 944 Parts - Porsche 944 Accessories - Partstrain.com
The Porsche 944 was first unveiled to the general public in 1981 in the Frankfurt Auto Show but actual production and sales of the car started only for the 1983 model year.
The first actual redesign made to the 944 was given mid-year of 1985, whence it was given a new interior and a few bodywork changes like improved rear suspension and new control arms.
Porsche was supposed to introduce a car called the Porsche 944 S3 after the 1991 model year, but the company eventually opted to call the new car as the Porsche 968 because of the substantial difference it has over the 944.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByVehicle/PORSCHE/944   (541 words)

 Volvospeed Forums > Porsche 944 Turbo Or MR2 Turbo?
May 5 2004, 05:08 PM The 944 does not have reliablility issues and the ones you hear of with "problems" are poorly treated and usually not maintaned.
I am not sure of MR2, but the 944 turbo had two types of brakes - the ones on the 86-88 Turbo (same as the ones on the S2) and the ones on teh 88-89 Turbo S. As can be expected, the brakes on the Turbo S are larger.
If you are going to mod the engine, a 944 Turbo (220 hp stock) is as easy to upgrade as a 944 Turbo S (250 hp stock) - but you miss out on the bigger brakes and possibly the LSD rear end.
www.volvospeed.com /vs_forum/lofiversion/index.php/t2824.html   (4231 words)

 Porsche 944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 944 was an overhauled version of the 924 and was everything the 924 wasn't right from the start.
One of the reasons the 944 was ever designed was that the 924's credentials as a 'real' Porsche were doubted, even the 924 couldn't shake off the VW stamp for the peoples heads.
The cosmetic changes in the 944 weren't all in all that dramaticl, the biggest change being the addition of side flares and a rear spoiler.
www.uniquecarsandparts.com.au /car_info/porsche_944.htm   (176 words)

 Books : Porsche 944 Automotive Repair Manual (Haynes Automotive Repair Manual Series)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It's based on an early (pre 85.5) n/a 944 so some things have obviously changed on later cars, but for my 84 it is a perfect companion to helpful places such as clarks-garage.com.
Unless you own the exact model and year (1983 944) Haynes used as the sample for this manual (and not even then, according to at least one reviewer) this book is mainly useless.
That goes double if you own a turbo version of the 944, as there is not a single reference, example, or illustration of anyting specific to the turbo (and there are many) that I could find, even though Haynes claims it is covered by this edition.
www.motorebooks.com /cgi-bin/apf4/amamotor.cgi?Operation=ItemLookup&ItemId=1850106576   (501 words)

 Porsche 924, 944 and 968
The three engines were replaced by a 2.7-litre 8 valver (in 944 Lux), 3.0-litres 16 valves (in 944 S2) and a big turbo 944 Turbo SE (250hp from the same 2.5 litres).
Meanwhile, Fast Lane magazine compared 944 Turbo SE with the 300 hp 300ZX twin-turbo and Renault Alpine A610, still rated the Porsche's handling as marginally better than rivals, although eventually chose the Alpine as overall winner.
In 1991, the whole 944 line was replaced by a single model, 968.
www.autozine.org /classic/924.htm   (1243 words)

 The Water Cooler - Porsche's 944/951/968
The 944 was the direct descendant of the 924 Carrera series and ultimately the earlier 924/931.
Often times, owners will refer to there 944 as an 85.5, designating the completely redesigned interior and other improvements to the base 944 including; new heater, air conditioning, minor revisions to the bodywork including a flush mounted windscreen, new cats aluminum front A-arms and rear trailing arms suspension components.
There was a brief period where what we now know as the 968 was to be designated the 944 S3 but in order to boost slumping sales, the model was marketed under it's factory designation and technically represented the final refined version of the 944 family line.
www.cantonia.com /history.html   (1443 words)

 Car Forums - Porsche 944
Part of that is because the turbo versions are VASTLY more than just a 944 with a turbo on them: under the skin, they are virtually all new cars, and even teh bumpers are different visually.
The 944 turbo is seeing a huge surge in popularity, so finding one for 8 grand in decent shape isn't a bad deal.
You can go on all you want about Japanese supercars, but a mildly prepped 944 turbo (known as the 951) is simply one of the most competent cars ever produced for mass consumption.
www.car-forums.com /talk/showthread.php?t=3567   (1298 words)

 Weissach.net - 924/944/968 Articles In Excellence - Engine
He goes on to give an overview of the Accusump oil lubrication upgrade for anyone racing a 944.
As an example, Hubbard discusses the compressor maps of both a K26 and K27 turbo in a 944 application.
Anderson discusses the factors affecting turbo longevity in the 924 and 944.
www.weissach.net /Excellence-924-944-968-Engine.html   (647 words)

 Porsche 944 Turbo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although the 924 and 944 are somewhat similar in overall design - bodyshape, front-engine, transaxle, rear gearbox and so on - they are very different cars.
The 944 Turbo is however a vastly better car in every respect - designed 10 years later than the 924 and build by Porsche from genuine Porsche parts.
The 944 series of cars are also widely know for their neutral handling.
member.newsguy.com /~stigerik/html/body_porsche_944_turbo.htm   (1052 words)

 DodgeIntrepid.Net Forums - Played with a Porsche 944
Upon its introduction the interior of the 944 remained much the same as the 924 while the rear suspension, although improved, retained the VW-derived architecture.
The 944 was the direct descendant of the 924 Carrera series and ultimately the earlier 924/931.
The problem is that the 944 is considered to be the runt of the porsche culture.
www.dodgeintrepid.net /forums/printthread.php?t=16077&pp=40   (1617 words)

 1987 Porsche 944 Turbo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
No one out there is going to judge you based on what you wear, or where you eat, or what you drive.
It was down to a 91 or 92 Toyota MR2 Turbo, or a 93 Mazda Miata, an old 3 series BMW or a 1987 Porsche 944 Turbo.
Anyways, there weren't that many of either of those cars around, so one of the first guys I called with the 944 was where I bought it.
www.personalityscience.org /csh/stories.nsf/IDList/MELA-4YW5G7   (506 words)

 Pelican Parts: 944 Questions & Answers - Page 1
This, and more, is what I did to an '84 944 with a blown motor and 150K miles on it.
In fact, he was one of the FIRST 5 or so people in the US to get their hands on a 944 at a track when the factory brought them to this country...but I digress.
The new water pump I put into my 1984 944 did not come with such, so I fabricated a cover plate and siliconed it in place while my mechanic was doing the timing and balance shaft belts.
www.pelicanparts.com /944/944QA/944Q_misc1.htm   (1555 words)

 Automotive Forums .com Car Chat - 944 drift potential
i own a 85.5' 944 (all stock) and was wondering what its potential for a drift car was.
A 944 Turbo or 968 Club Sport (do you have those in the U.S.?) would be powerful enough.
944 Turbo is cheaper and has alot more potential than a 968.
www.automotiveforums.com /vbulletin/t161400.html   (379 words)

Containing elements of both the 924 and 928, the 944 appeared in 1981.
The 944 S2 arrived in 1988 with a 3-liter 16 valve engine producing 211 bhp and the turbo received a larger turbo charger boosting power to 250 bhp.
The 944 engine follows on from the radical departure made by the 924 from all previous Porsche engines.
www.porschepassion.com /944.htm   (1110 words)

 944 Central - Home of the Porsche 944 - NA, Turbo, S, S2, Cabriolet
One of the defining sportscars of the '80s, the Porsche 944 was an incredible combination of timeless styling, impeccable handling, and solid value.
944 Central provides a chance for 944 (and 924 & 968) fans to tell us all about their cars, as well as share resources and links, technical notes, and classified ads.
The 944 Central Featured Ad is the fast and easy way to sell your Porsche.
www.944central.com   (133 words)

 Porsche 944
Website about the Porsche 944 in general and my own Porsche 944 S in particular.
Dedicated to the 944 that saved my life (drove it off a cliff--OOPS), and to all 924/944/951 enthusiasts worldwide.
A site dedicated to the Porsche 944 S2, with all known S2 links, pictures, DIY repairs, modifications, and anything else S2.
r.webring.com /hub?ring=944   (516 words)

 RFC 944   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Network Working Group J. Reynolds Request for Comments: 944 J. Postel ISI Obsoletes: RFCs 924, 901, 880, 840 April 1985 OFFICIAL ARPA-INTERNET PROTOCOLS STATUS OF THIS MEMO This memo is an official status report on the protocols used in the ARPA-Internet community.
The only change noted for the UDP specification is a minor clarification that if in computing the checksum a padding octet is used for the computation it is not transmitted or counted in the length.
While the issues discussed may not be directly relevant to the research problems of the DARPA community, they may be interesting to a number of researchers and implementors.
www.freesoft.org /CIE/RFC/bynum.cgi?944   (5591 words)

 Mirago : Recreation: Autos: Makes and Models: Porsche: 944
944 Central - Hundreds of photos, free classifieds, and owner profiles for the 944, 924, and 968 fan.
Early Edition 944 - Focusing primarily on the early (pre-1985.5) 944 models.
Porsche 944 S - Photos, links, and magazine articles about the 944 S. Porsche 944 Technical Information and Links - Buying advice, technical diagrams, power adjustments, and links.
www.mirago.com /scripts/dir.aspx?cat=Top/Recreation/Autos/Makes_and_Models/Porsche/944   (338 words)

 Speedarena Forums: Is this stock, what body kit? (944 loving!)
Jbell, in case you're looking, I saw a pretty nice looking red 944 for sale on that road that the Howell Police department and the library and everything is on in howell.
I am always on the lookout for a nice 944, or even a not so nice 944 as I would like to make it a track car, and I now have the extra garage space because I bought the house.
You can get a 944 for $4000 but make sure it is inspected by a person that knows 944 inside and out.
forums.speedarena.com /zerothread?cmd=print&id=979067   (1453 words)

 IRS Simplifies Tax Filing Requirements for Small Employers
Eligible employers are those with estimated annual employment tax liability of $1,000 or less.  The IRS will begin mailing notification letters between February 1 and February 15, 2006 to eligible small employers for calendar year 2006.
Employers who do not receive a letter and believe they are eligible to file the new Form 944 can call the IRS at 1-800-829-0115 to find out if they qualify.
New employers who expect to owe $1,000 or less in total annual employment tax (approximately $4,000 or less in annual wages) also are eligible to file Form 944.  These employers can indicate their estimated tax amount when applying for their EIN (Employer’s Identification Number) on Form SS-4.
www.irs.gov /irs/article/0,,id=152458,00.html   (366 words)

 Bill Underwood's 944 World - Porsche 924 - 944 - 944S 951 History Maintenance Restoration Performance Modifications ...
Bill's 944 World was 10 years old on August 29th, 2006 and is dedicated to that car and to 944's the world over.
Since inception, this site continues to be a collection of 19 years of 944 driving, rebuilding and tinkering, as much as being a dedication to the memory of my first 944, and my seatbelt, which saved my life.
To a (brand new) 944 I bought and owned for ten years before I spectacularly sent it away: I ballistically launched it forward, through the air, about 100 feet into a redwood canyon one night.
www.944-world.com   (1026 words)

 Strut Brace, front, Porsche 924/924S 1977 on; 944 2 valve non turbo - Porsche 944, 944 turbo & 968
Strut Brace, front, Porsche 924/924S 1977 on; 944 2 valve non turbo - Porsche 944, 944 turbo & 968
Strut Brace,F, Porsche 924/924S 1977 on; 944 2 valve non turbo.
This strut brace is a great suspension accessory, however, Porsche did throw several variables into the installation depending upon the model and year of your Porsche.
www.electrodyne.cc /search_engine_info/prods/944_99_00_010.html   (224 words)

 TheAutobahn.com - Purchasing a 944
The fact that his transmission slips into neutral and back into drive constatly doesn\'t help, but man was that thing slow.
Going from my Lumina to the 944 I\'ll lose a little HP (20 maybe) and pick up a little torque, and also shed about 800 pounds.
I know it\'s no Turbo, and it isn\'t going to beat every car on the street (which is a good thing, it will keep my out of trouble and with a license), but I don\'t want some car that I\'m affraid to pull into traffic with.
www.theautobahn.com /forum/printthread.php?t=851   (859 words)

 NSX Prime - View Single Post - 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo S vs. 1991 NSX
However I just got a deal on a 1989 944 Turbo S that I couldn't pass up (about 1/2 of retail price) so I bought it.
I just test drove an NSX for the very first time and to be honest it didn't have the power that I was expecting.
It seemed to be missing that nice push in the back that I get when the turbo kicks in on my 944.
www.nsxprime.com /forums/showpost.php?p=6007&postcount=1   (220 words)

 944online.com Your Place For Porsche 944 Parts.
Welcome to 944 online, the world’s leading online source for new, used and hard-to-find Porsche 944 parts.
Our business is about being experts at what we do and passing on our knowledge and experience to customers and 944 owners throughout the world.
Whether you are a Porsche novice, a 944 enthusiast, an at-home mechanic or even a body shop owner, 944 online is here to serve you.
www.944online.com   (176 words)

 Re: 944 Turbo or 928
There may be an edge to the 944 as more were built, but with the turbo added, I'm not sure it makes any difference.
I like the look and sound of > the 928 but hear the cost to service and run is not cheap.
I was told to > look at a 944 Turbo as possible alternative.
www.talkaboutautos.com /group/alt.autos.porsche/messages/81026.html   (192 words)

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