• Fiddling with the Porsche 547 4-Cam Engine

    1 day ago - By The Chicane

    Can you imagine a contemporary engine rebuilder breaking down their much-coveted and high-dollar Porsche Type 547 Carrera 4-cam “Furhmann” engine with it sitting on her side on the ground in the pits? These guys even have grease stains on their coveralls!
    Perhaps more than anything, this tight little engine package earned Porsche her “Giant Killer” nickname. The high-revving little perfection box was complicated and notoriously finicky to tune. But when it was just right, it was just right -and has the very long list of victories to prove it.
    Despite the difficulties of maintaining it, the...
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