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Classic outback trial – adventuring Porsche style

May 28, 2015 We all know Porsches are designed for driving along iconic roads… not rough, gravel-packed, stony or sandy ones! Wrong! Porsche cars can handle anything we throw at them… Would you drive a Porsche across the red dirt and gravel of the outback? I did! Read about my adrenaline-filled off-road rally in the Porsche 944 – Classic...
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Porsche 944 2.5 litre gravel rally car project

May 28, 2015 In 2011 after successfully rallying a Peugeot 504 in multiple outback and local rallies, we decided to build a Porsche 944 rally car using parts left over from the various race and tarmac rally cars that we had prepared over the years. This Porsche to be driven in gravel rallies. Was this madness? I occasionally...
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Bosch car service in Ballarat

April 11, 2014 Bosch Car Service Centre Ballarat Now with NATIONWIDE WARRANTY We are proud that Mr Brakes is now a member of the Bosch Car Service Centre Network, providing clients with quality Bosch Car Service. Bosch are the largest car parts manufacturer in the world and are renowned for quality. At MrBrakes we provide the same quality guarantee...
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Porsche 944 S2 Tarmac Rally Car

June 14, 2011 The car in the photos belongs to Brian Canny the owner of MrBrakes of Ballarat. Brian campaigns this car in Tarmac rallies in Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia. This is a very well developed vehicle fitted with an engine from a Porsche 968, the later development of the 944. The technicians at MrBrakes oversaw the rebuilding of...
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