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Made To Drive | S02 E11

The 911’s Allure Is A German Thing

Everybody has their “thing.” For John Willhoit, it’s certainly a German thing. For the past 37 years, he and his custom 1971 Porsche 911T have been Stuttgart’s outpost in Los Angeles County. Whether in his shop restoring classic 356s and 911s or on the road thrashing his own rear-engined machine, Willhoit’s German thing is a good thing indeed.
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Koichi from japanFelix Trzetrzelewskaphil larsonChristopher GayMark Petry Recent comment authors
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Koichi from japan

Who is playing this trumpet?
It’s cool !!

Felix Trzetrzelewska
Felix Trzetrzelewska

I see what you did there, Petrolicious…. open shot straight out of “Le Mans”

Felix Trzetrzelewska
Felix Trzetrzelewska

and the music is spot on… a little Chet Baker, perhaps?

phil larson
phil larson

Been a member of the Porsche “club” 40 yrs. Can’t quit . love the background pics in the shop

Christopher Gay
Christopher Gay

Very nice.
Mr. Willhoit, your shop looks nice and tidy.

I have one old, faded picture taken in 1968 of a 1953 Pre A coupe my father owned. He told me he picked it up for $200.
Bent window in front. I’ve never seen another like it.
To think of all the cars that got away…

Mark Petry
Mark Petry

wonderful video Wyatt ! really well done. Great camera work and background music choice.

Jim Goodlett
Jim Goodlett

Well done on both the film piece, as well as finally moving the business model with embedded adverts…

Pete Jones
Pete Jones

Ive got to watch LeMans again. Nice intro. Very nice intro.

wyatt seaverns
wyatt seaverns

I planned an even longer Le Mans intro, but sadly I was starved for time. What a film, thanks for noticing!

Jim Goodlett
Jim Goodlett

@Wyatt, loverly bit of film…well done lad!

Robert Bell
Robert Bell

Matthew, I caught the Le Mans intro as well. 😉 Very nice indeed gentlemen. Top shelf.

Jebby Deringer
Jebby Deringer

Having met a few Germans over the past few years including a few who worked on my house, they are very particular, in the best of ways.

Jim Johnson
Jim Johnson

I owned two 912’s, a 67( rust bucket) and a 68 ( hopeless smog apparatus) still fun to drive!

Matthew Lange
Matthew Lange

Love the opening ‘homage’ to Steve Mcqueen’s Le Mans, and another great video. The steelies look really cool on the 911.

Kyle Howe
Kyle Howe

It’s another great Tuesday.

Rodney Wren
Rodney Wren

[b]I too have to get one of these cars! Another great video. [/b]

Stephen Fitzgerald
Stephen Fitzgerald

So nicely done. Great story, great cinematography. I want to visit that shop.