Fixing My Dead 911 Turbo Requires Removing the Engine-- But It Could Be Worse

Published on Jun 21, 2019
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  • *WEe-o0o*

  • The 911 used to be really popular in the uk and it became known for being a pain in the arse to run.

  • The VW Wasserboxer was another air cooled engine that was converted to be water cooled with pipes and hoses and shit running everwhere.

  • Damn you Hoovie! Literally watched your video and the exact same thing happened on my 997 Turbo. Engine out and I only just picked it up yesterday.

  • Euro cars are shit, been working on them for 35yrs.

  • What's the reality show that keeps being mentioned? I'm stoked to watch it.

  • You should put fuel injection on the jeep

  • Didn’t the Imperial need a heater core?


  • 3 grand, no problem. You spent 11 grand on the M5 without looking stressed about it so :D it's all a charade.

  • Tell these airheads w man 👍

  • Hoovie, i'm not sure but I'm getting the feeling that the wizard is ripping you off with labor money.

  • Could you imagine you found a different mechanic? The wizard would be bankrupt and out of business. Don't bite the hand that feeds wrench boy.

  • Are the 2004’s the same? That’s the last of the 996

  • not sure if the same is true for that Porsche but... for my 911sc it was pretty much designed for the engine to be easily removed. probably not the case for a prius.

  • I heard they band the wizard from working on Ferrari's. Lol

  • I think it may work out cheaper for Hoovie to just buy the Wizard's garage and employ him full time.

  • I can't cry for you. Those astronomical prices is what one gets for having such cars. No sour grapes here, but welcome to automotive reality.

  • *only a real mope takes a 996 out on the track without having pinned the coolant lines lol

  • should have just threaded the hole and gone with AN fittings. looks like engine could have stayed in as well this way.

  • Can we all agree wizard isn't actually a wizard? He's clearly been gifted godlike powers from some holy being. Being a demi-god isn't magic it's more of a religious experience

  • Now they just use whale sperm

  • The next car is obviosly an 190E

  • Put a nitro on the cop car and take it to the track

  • Hey there's on Ferrari 355 up for sale for 70k

  • "Excellence was Expected".....Porsche book by Karl Ludvigsen...... "they don't make them like they used to".....ahh... no sh_t !!! Shame on you Porsche for this and the many other truly stupid engineering gaffes you've done since the "good days" long gone that built your reputation. Had an 85 911 that was built to an altogether different standard.... not much of a Porsche fan anymore.

  • Also's revenge of your license plate number.....986 = Boxster.....996 = 911 cars.

  • Ahhh,....simply changing plugs or doing valve adjustment on my 3.2 Carrera goes easier with an engine drop. If you've dropped a VW bug engine it's no longer such a big deal.

  • Next Merc: SL600? S600?

  • Glad to see you have moved on from auction hunters.

  • e500?

  • @hoovies garage , you’re a smart man I think you’re like Leno on a budget these days . Wizard is your personal mechanic and his shop is your hangar for your overflowing inventory . Just tell us the truth that wizard works for you and this whole operation is the brainchild of yours.

  • Grand fury a crazy cool for a cop car 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍these cars use to everywhere now never see them .

  • Hoovie! Anyway to watch the show online?

  • M-B 190e evo2 for the next car?

  • imagine how much money you could save if you weren't scared to get your hands dirty.

  • "not the wizards fault" sounds like a dungeons and dragons joke

  • My skoda superb which has mechatronic to0😅

  • Yes Hoovie you can annoy, but in a good way

  • I'm pretty sure those are the original wheels from a W140 Mercedes S class. Maybe even coupe. Here in Germany, a lot of people drive them on their (often times lowered) W124 and W201.

  • whe do you dig up the rover

  • OMG my heart melted u rolled that Diplomat in at the beginning ! I had an old 85 5th ave that I swapped a police/taxi 8.5 rear end into and did an intake, cam, carb, ignition upgrade (to the 318) when i was in HS and College...absolutely loved every bit of that car!! It was silver and had the silver (I guess) interior, the pillow leather seats were AMAZING. Miss that car so much!!

  • I don't know about yall but he gets me really wet and ready to put it on him💦

  • I blew up my 460 rwhp sr20. I blame the wizard.

  • hoovie buy a camry xse v6 and supercharge it

  • Nice 317 there Wizard :)

  • $120,000 for a car and they can't do anything better than glue coolant pipes in. Yep... Porsche builds nothing but shit, too.

  • Just added FYI to my Direct TV , costing me $15 more per month. Hope it is worth it.

  • Does the wizard actually charge Tyler all this or its just for the show

  • Is there anywhere we can watch "Car Issues..." in the UK? Can't see the FYI channel anywhere over here.

  • 500e The Hanmer ... awesome

  • Hoovie got plenty of money to blow all those cars to repair

  • The Hoovmeister!

  • W140 s600

  • We love you wizard, ignore the trolls (not easy i know). All that matters is you, your friends and people close to you know what you do is right and true!

  • My guess would be a 1995 Mercedes s500

  • Hoovie just has money to burn and make bad decisions? He must have won an inheritance? These are the worst cars ever made. This must be a conscious decision to buy the worst possible stuff. This has to be some kind of joke? It has to be intentional. It's worse than Three Stooges dumb here. Somehow it appeals to folks. Why though? Is it the stupidity? The ignorance? It seems fake, somehow. No one is that foolish. It has to be staged and intentional, like running full-speed into a garage crammed with a giant hornet's nest. This must be the Johnny Knoxville of car shows.

  • Wizard sounds more and more like a stuck up know it all jerk. I am glad I use someone else for my car repairs.

  • Plymouth Fury is a better car then Porsche 911 turbo.

  • More proof Porsche builds complete and utter shit.