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Classic Retrofit Electrocooler air conditioning technology kept Alois Ruf and the brand new Ruf CTR Yellowbird cool on the 2018 Mille Miglia. Held earlier this month over the traditional Brescia-Rome-Brescia route, the event ran from May 16-19th, with the latest Ruf CTR invited as a special guest participant. More than 450 entries were listed on the provisional start list, wit ...

We're proud to say that Classic Retrofit has hit the magic 1,000-like point on Facebook. It is amazing that our sporadic social media shares from the coalface of cutting-edge upgrades for classic car mechanicals have earned the attention of more than one thousand like-minded followers.  We appreciate that many of our customers and would-be patrons are not active on social medi ...

We've been working with Gunther Werks on their headline-grabbing Porsche 993-based 400R. Our Electrocooler classic Porsche A/C kit is fitted to the car, commissioned remotely over Internet link. The remote hookup was made to the Gunther Werks technical base at Rothsport Racing in Oregon. Jonny logged in to the ECU from the UK and tweaked a few settings to make sure it was all ...

New product development is a key part of what gets us out of bed in the morning. We are always working on new technology and testing interesting new ideas for our own use, or for our research and development clients. The current products in test include our latest alternator project. Designed, machined and assembled here in the UK, this product is a proper game-changer, produc ...

The full Classic Retrofit product range has been added to this classic Porsche 911 SC Targa rally car, which is currently en route to South America for the 3rd Maya Classic Rally. Built by the respected Ferrari specialists at Rechsteiner Racing in Switzerland, the car has had a thorough preparation for this epic event, which will cover eight countries in thirty days. "We have ...

The latest Porsche 911 hot rod project from Twinspark Racing in the Netherlands features a full installation of our Electrocooler air conditioning system. Based on a 912 chassis with the familiar recipe of RSR body modifications, the Light Grey 2.8 RSR is a very exciting build. "We succeeded with installation of the A/C kit into our 2.8 RSR project based on a 912," says Leon a ...