The 6th Annual Targa Trophy Holiday Cruise & Food Drive kicked off this weekend at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach and a few our clients particpated in this charitable event. The entry list is stacked up with an amazing selection of exotics cars and we unveiled our highly anticipated Porsche 991 Turbo "Project Dragon" build featuring a 991.2 GT3 body conversion, Forgeline carbon wheels, and power ugprades.
This UltraViolet Porsche 991 GT3 RS build begins with the installation of our BBi Street Cup Roll Bar to provide additonal protection. To achieve a perfect match with unique colors such as Ultra Violet, we had to use a custom mixed PPG paint instead of powdercoating.
We attended the Eibachtoberfest German car show at the Eibach facility in Corona this past weekend. At the event, we got to check out the release of their new Air-Cooled Spring and Sway Bar Systems along with some beautiful Porsche’s while enjoying delicious bratwursts.
Bonded together by adhesives, the factory coolant pipes failing is a very common problem with the Porsche GT1-block equipped models (GT3, GT2, Turbo). As the best preventative fix/solution for this problem, BBi Autosport offers replacement billet aluminum coolant pipes to be permanently welded. Compared to the factory fittings, the replacement BBi billet fittings offers superior metallurgy to allow stronger, higher quality welds. We offer this complete service at our facility in Southern California from start to finish.
We joined forced with our friend Jeff to build this 2010 Porsche 997.2 GT3 to be the ultimate balance between a street car and track monster. This beast comes complete with our freshly built 4 liter engine, full suspension package, roll bar, aero upgrades, Forgeline Wheels, and much more.
We visited the Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles this past weekend to check out the periodically changing racing car exhibition and take part in a 90-minute driving programme led by an instructor on the test track
To deliver offers quick, precise and clutchless shifting, we installed the K-M-P Paddleshift system into this Porsche 997.1 GT3 Cup Car. The K-M-P Paddleshift system is a high quality pneumatic system specially designed for Porsche.
Designed for professional racing teams competing in the United Sportscar CTSCC Grand Sport (GS) class, the Forgeline GS1R combines the latest in advanced wheel technology, including one piece forged monoblock construction, motorsport engineered design, and I-beamed spokes
We are proud to offer Brembo brake upgrades as part of our BBi StreetCup Track Package. As a longtime distributor & technical partner, we have used Brembo products exclusively on our both our customer and flagship project cars. We will be replacing the OEM brakes on this Porsche 991 GT3 RS with Brembo 2-Piece discs
With a life long dream of owning a Porsche, our client was torn between the 997 Carrera and 987 Cayman for his first Porsche. We offered to lend our expertise and help make an informed purchasing decision on whichever platform he decides to go with.
Factory seats often leave much to be desired, this client with a Porsche 987 Boxster felt that his factory seats lack support so we replaced it with the popular RECARO reclining seats for improved ergonomics and support.
Rare limited edition Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe gets Short Shifter and BMC Air Filter upgrades for improved shifter feel and performance. For those who unfamiliar with the GTS Club Coupe, it is a 60th anniversary celebration of Porsche Club of America.
Maintenance time is always a good opportunity for upgrades. With 75,000 miles, the clutch slave cylinder on this Porsche 997.1 Turbo is failing and the original clutch is long overdue for replacement as it slips even under light throttle. Instead of the factory one, it's getting the lightweight Sachs Performance & Aasco flywheel clutch combo to reduce rotating mass and our BBi Clutch Slave Cylinder for an improved feel.
We got to spend some time with the Porsche Design's new Monobloc Actuator GMT-Chronotimer All Titanium timepiece here at BBi Autosport. Sharing the same strive for accuracy and precision, here we have it sitting on a Porsche 4.0 liter engine rotating assembly balanced to +/- 2/10ths of a gram that will be spinning at over 9k rpms in the near future.
Every year, HRE Wheels opens up its doors for a massive gathering of supercars and sports cars, factory tour, and product giveaways. With a huge turnout, we had wonderful opportunity to hang out with our fans and industry partners, and checked out plenty of beautiful Porsches on display.
This rare black Porsche Carrera GT #0967 was delivered our facility for a major service. As per factory recommendations, the service consists of removing the engine and check the valve clearances and changing all the filters and fluids. With all the body panels and engine removed, we took this opportunity to have the entire chassis cleaned to look like came off the factory floor with no details spared.
First one in our shop, the one of one in the world PTS Lindgrün Porsche 911 R just arrived at BBi Autosport earlier this afternoon. Here are some pictures so please stay tuned for updates to see what we have in store for her!
While the cooling systems of modern day Porsches are among the best, they still ultimately wear items that deteriorate with heat cycling and inevitably fail and the factory design leaves a lot of room for improvement.
We had a blast attending the 15th Annual California Festival of Speed as one of the event sponsors. While the weather was temperamental with sporadic sunshine, ominous clouds, high winds and some rain, it was definitely a great opportunity to hang out with our friends & industry partners
Designed by MKW Alloy’s luxury wheel division California-based RSR (Road, Street, Race), the Race Series forged magnesium wheels utilizes the latest motorsport materials and manufacturing technologies.
Driven by Joël Gouhier, Jürgen Barth, and Dominique Dupuy, this Larbre Competition #47 Porsche 964 RSR finished 1st in class and 15th overall at the 1993 24 Hours of Le Mans. After half a decade of being tucked away in storage, BBi Autosport is excited to take on the mechanical refresh project of this historic race car and bring her back to the track again where she belongs.