PorscheCooled Podcast

PorscheCooled Podcast

An extension of Michael Bath‘s love of Porsches comes PorscheCooled

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July 15, 2022 10 min

After 190 episodes, 82 owners stories and Hundreds and thousands of downloads by you guys this will be the last episode of the PorscheCooled Podcast. 

Welcome back to the PorscheCooled Podcast.

Michael (@michael.bath) owns a first generation 997 Carrera, comes from Australia and currently resides in Bahrain. Steve (@gtst3ve) is a Porsche owner and enthusiast from Sydney, Australia.

This podcast is part of a series with Stev...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 82 of Owner Stories with Harv from Toronto, Canada. For Harv it all started at around 13 years of age when his mum bought him an 80’s style Porsche print of a Guards Red 911, from that point on Harv knew he wanted one. The Porsche print hangs in his garage today. Harv is a filmmaker and Executive Creative director and Artist. He is a collector of many things especially vinta...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 81 of Owner Stories with Wyatt from Tulsa, Oklahoma in the U.S. Wyatt’s first memory of Porsche is from the 2006 movie ‘Cars’ and the Porsche named ‘Sally’. His dad at the time explained to him that the engine was in the rear which he thought was cool. This will set the scene for you. Wyatt is the youngest owner to date to be on Owner Stories.

Wyatt’s passion and love of car...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 80 of Owner Stories with Miguel from San Francisco in the U.S. Growing up in the Bay Area in California Miguel was immersed in car culture. Although he saw a lot of cars, he didn’t see a lot of Porsches. Miguel was around more of the muscle cars of the time, including Mustangs. His first encounter with Porsche was when he was in High School in the early ‘80’s. He was driving...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 79 of Owner Stories with Tyler from Minneapolis in the U.S. Having always loved sports cars, Tyler only got into Porsche quite recently. A fond memory of a ‘sports car’ was his dads brand new red Chevy Cavalier. A car that Tyler though was the ‘coolest thing at the time’. This is also the car his dad taught him how to drive stick in - a car Tyler loved.

Tyler only started t...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 78 of Owner Stories with Freddie from Toronto, Canada. Freddie started noticing Porsches from a young age. He had the poster on the wall of the iconic 930 Turbo and its whale tail. He also remembers a 964 commercial shown on Canadian TV in the ‘90s showcasing all the unique Porsche 911 colours of the time.

Freddie like most of us didn’t start with a Porsche, he was heavily i...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 77 of Owner Stories with Mick from Hampshire in the UK. Mick has fond memories of attending Brands Hatch Circuit in the UK with his dad and brother. One time in the ‘80s, the Porsche 917K lemans cars were brought to the Circuit. This is where Mick fell in love with the Steve McQueen long tail 917K. A memory he will never forget, seeing and hearing the Porsche 917 on track.

A...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 76 of owner stories with Andy from Northern Ireland. The first time Andy noticed a Porsche was the year Star Wars came out, it was 1977 in Tasmania and the car was an orange Porsche 911. The poster cars for Andy were not Porsches though, they were Corvettes and Lamborghinis. Andy really liked the Corvette Stingray. Andy recalls ‘Porsches weren’t really around that much’ but ...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 75 of owner stories with Tom from Vancouver, Canada. One of Toms earliest memories of Porsche is a plastic model of a G-Body 911 Targa on his dad’s dresser. Tom mentions that even though his dad was a ‘muscle and hot rod guy’ he was always into 911s. So much so that when Tom was around 8 years old his dad purchased a 1978 911 SC in silver. His dads 911 SC was a car that Tom ...
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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 74 of owner stories with Greg from Chicago in the U.S. Greg’s first car was a MG Midget, a car he shared with his brother. At around the same time Greg remembers being ‘stopped in his tracks’ when a ’74 or ’75 Carrera in Gulf Blue came rolling down his street. A lasting memory and a car he wanted to own one day. Then there was a Porsche 911 book (which he still has) gifted f...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 73 of owner stories with Dan from New York in the U.S. Dan grew up in the age of the posters on the wall but it was the Porsche 928 scene in the movie Scarface that left an impression. in college his roommate’s dad coincidentally owned a couple of Porsche 928s. Dans Dad had a few cool cars when he was growing up including a manual Chevy Nova, Nissan 240Z and an early 80’s Ca...

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May 6, 2022 93 min

In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Steve and Marco are here. Michael updates that there will still be no more Friday episodes for a while - but this one just happened. It’s not easy with 3 hosts and Steve thinks it sounds all a bit stilted - but not for long. Michael is excited that you can now buy Porsches with Crypto. Marco and Steve still don’t get it. Steve explains his GT3 issues, and the repairs completed. Michael is still talk...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 72 of owner stories with Amanda from Colorado in the U.S. Amanda’s car journey started when she was only 4 when her dad bought a Mitsubishi Eclipse. A car Amanda has fond memories of pretending to drive like a racing driver. Later in life, and inspired by a ‘Fast and the Furious’, Amanda wanted a Charger. In 2013 her wish came true with a Dodge Charger 100th anniversary edit...

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April 29, 2022 81 min

PorscheCooled is back. In today’s Podcast Michael chats with Marco about all things Porsche. You guys would have heard Marco’s name thrown about in a lot of previous episodes. Marco owns a very cool Speed Yellow 996 Turbo and has stepped up to co-host with Michael today. So, where’s Steve? That’s what everyone wants to know. Michael explains.

After an update, Michael thinks the new 992 911 Sport Classic may be the perfect Turbo, M...

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March 4, 2022 92 min

In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael and Steve chat about how to buy a Porsche 992. Which one to get and the best options. It’s not easy if you start thinking about the balance of colour / options and rarity. Buying any 911 in this crazy Porsche bubble is not easy. Before that, Steve questions Instagram bots, changes his exhaust to get his jollies whilst Michael is waiting in the wings with a surprise announcement - which he wi...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 71 of owner stories with David from Sydney, Australia. First Porsche memories? Well, apart from the model cars it was a 911 in a car book given to him by his parents. A book he still has and has now gifted to his daughter. David got to see his first 911 in real life at his dads panel shop – a 930 turbo.

David doesn’t miss any of his previous cars as ‘they were all pretty muc...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael and Steve chat about the Porsches they saw whilst attending the Duck & Whale Car Meet in Sydney. It was a bit overwhelming in more ways than one. Before that Steve reckons the new Macan T is a Travesty. Michael looks at the sinking Porsche cargo ship in a slightly different way. Oh, and on the topic of being 'Porscheless’ - well that’s a tricky one.

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 70 of owner stories with Al (@Witty924) from Hampshire in the UK. Al grew up in the age of the poster with the three iconic cars – Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche. Iconic cars that he and his childhood friends would chat and dream about.

Al worked in the motor industry starting with Audi, but Porsches, Audi and the like were out of reach. When Al was growing up in the ...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael wants Steve to say his new appointed catch phrase but he is not playing along. Speaking of friends with multiple Porsches Steve reckons he only has one – ‘can you really count the Macan as a Porsche’. Moving along to real Porsches then and the iconic feature we all remember from our first Porsche memories – wings.

Porsche wings, you either love or hate, but form does follow function. Michae...

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In today’s PorscheCooled Podcast Michael presents episode 69 of owner stories with Matt from New York in the U.S. Matts first recollection of Porsche was the Dentist in his local town who had a 911. An iconic black 964 with a whale tail, a Porsche Matt admired and remembers well. Most of Matt’s cars before his Porsche were mainly hand me down cars from his parents. His first ‘real car’ (as Matt puts it) was a Nissan Maxima. A car t...

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