Common Early 911 Porsche Services

HERE AT MAKELLOS CLASSICS, WE KNOW A THING OR TWO ABOUT EARLY PORSCHE 911’S. WE’VE WORKED ON MORE THAN WE CAN COUNT- FROM SERVICING TO FULL PORSCHE RESTORATIONS. HERE’S OUR LIST OF COMMON EARLY 911 SERVICES THAT YOU CAN EXPECT YOUR CLASSIC PORSCHE TO NEED.

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Makellos recommended upgrades for 1969-1989 Porsche 911’s

  • Poly graphite suspension bushing upgrade

  • Shock and insert upgrade (bilstein/ koni)

  • Coilover conversion (KW)

  • Upgraded motor and transmission mounts

  • Wevo short shift kit

  • Turbo tie rods

  • 964 aero mirror retrofit

  • 9ELEVEN Headlights

  • Porsche classics radio

  • Stainless steel exhaust upgrades

  • Fifteen 52 Outlaw wheels

  • Brake caliper and disc upgrade (based off model year)

  • Performance engine rebuilds (based on model year and preference)

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Tuning Services

  • Carburetor tuning/rebuilding

  • Mechanical fuel injection tuning

  • Engine tuning

Tom Muehl. He is our head service technician and has his hand on most of the vehicles that come through our shop. He does all of our engine builds and all of our transmission builds. He has just around 30 years of Porsche experience is factory trained. He was at Pioneer Porsche, which is now San Diego Porsche, for about 28 years before joining the Makellos Classics team. Tom knows his stuff and we are glad to have him on our team.
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Pedal Cluster and Transmission Tunnel Upgrades and Overhaul

  • Shift bushing replacement

  • Throttle bushing replacement

  • Aftermarket short shifter installation

  • Parking brake hand lever refresh

  • Shift coupler replacement and adjustments

  • Pedal box rebuild

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Turbo Service

  • Turbo Rebuild/Reseal

  • Turbo Upgrade

  • Diagnose turbo related issues

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Disassembly and reassembly for Paint

  • Remove and clean all necessary components in preparation for paint.

  • Replace window seals, door seals, trim and moulding as needed

  • Fully reassemble car after paint and ensure proper gap fitment

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Body panel replacement and bumper conversions

  • Ensure proper fitment and spacing when replacing doors, front fenders, hood, etc

  • Install aftermarket fiberglass or carbon fiber bumpers.

  • Ensuring all lighting works on new bumpers

  • Fabricate brackets and find proper seals to make new bumper aesthetically correct

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