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1984 / 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Recreation

Vehicle Description

Restored / Backdated 1984 911 Carrera Coupe. A/C and Radio delete. Power sunroof and windows. Original matching numbers drive train with matching engine, transmission, and VIN. This is a California Smog Legal vehicle with its California registration. This car is a personal build that was inspired by one of the all time greats – 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Touring version. The car is Not intended to be an exact replica of the Carrera RS Touring, but the build was inspired by its ever lasting qualities of agility, lightness, balance, power, mechanical integrity, form following function, and classic Porsche design. Not for the purist, but will certainly be appreciated by those who enjoy the clean design and style of the long-hood cars, but prefer the advantages that the 3.2 liter Carreras provide with more modern mechanics, higher performance, and galvanized rust resistant body. The car was completed and has been maintained to very high standards with excellent fit and finish throughout. Many period correct details were thoughtfully applied during the build process.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Exterior Body and Trim –

*Professional bare metal bodywork and respray using epoxy primer + PPG 2-stage paint/clearcoat in Porsche Continental Orange (L107)

*New Genuine Porsche steel front fenders

*Fiberglass front/rear bumpers and hood (TRE Motorsports)

*Fiberglass ducktail spoiler on original steel engine lid frame

*New ’73 Genuine Porsche chrome mirror

* ’73 Porsche chrome door handles

* ’73 Porsche steel engine lid grill

*Period correct “S” Deco trim (front and rear bumpers, side sills)

*Correctly placed “Carrera RS” decal set per documented specs (sides and rear)

*New front/rear European style lenses and reflectors

*European H4 headlights with new reflective lenses and bulbs

*New Hella license plate lights

*All new body seals and gaskets throughout

*Polished aluminum window and door trim

*Fenders completed with Wurth high build under seal

*New period correct orange bar Porsche hood crest

*Front hood liner with Porsche emblem

Interior –

*All dials professionally refurbished by Palo Alto Speedometer including a period correct numbered temperature gauge, backdated speedometer face (cleaned up, km delete), and accurate functional clock

*Top of the line reproduction classic Recaro “Sport S” seats in full black leather from GTS Classics

*Custom black leather dash, door tops and pulls with contrasting white stitching

*Black leather RSA style door cards

*Black leather 4-spoke 380MM Carrera RS steering wheel, hub, “hockey puck” horn button.

*RS style grey/black lightweight Perlon carpet

*New gear shift knob with correct 915 5sp pattern, black with silver graphics

*Aluminum door sill and carpet trim set

*Fully operational electric sunroof

*Electric windows w/new switches and Bosch motors

*New sun visors

*Black/Grey Cocoa mats

*B-Quiet sound deadening materials replace heavy factory materials

*”Porsche” radio blank plate

Engine and Exhaust –

*Original 3.2L motor rebuilt by previous owner (service receipt in hand)

*Starts immediately at twist of key, no-smoke, runs great and pulls strong in all 5 gears

*California Smog Legal (factory catalytic converter included)

*FabSpeed pre-muffler cat bypass pipe included for off-road use

*Fresh oil and filter change (Brad Penn oil)

*Refurbished oil cooling system including oil lines and original front fender brass oil cooler

*NEW (oil pressure and temperature senders, Brey-Krause engine carrier mount, engine and transmission sport mounts, oil pressure warning light sensor, oil and breather hoses, throttle body gaskets, boot, thermal valve, etc)

*Steve Wong chip installed for increased performance (original factory chip comes w/car)

*Complete exhaust system refurbished including high temp paint, new gaskets, bolts, and nuts

*Replaced engine fan housing w/factory correct magnesium unit (eliminated all cracks)

*All engine tins powder coated black

*New Porsche engine sound pad

*A/C delete, functional heater for reduced weight

Transmission –

*Rebuilt original 915 5sp gearbox at (service receipt in hand)

*New sport transmission mounts

*JWest Engineering RennShift performance shifter

*JWest Engineering precision shift coupler

Suspension and Steering –

*Complete suspension refresh/upgrade installed by Elephant Racing  (NEW fr/rear Bilstein HD shocks, control arm rubber bushings, ball joints, spring plate bushings, trailing arm bushings, sway bar bushings, weld-on front steering knuckle type for 19mm raised spindles, racing bump steer kit, 4-wheel custom alignment, lower ride height, corner balance, scale weight 2,395 lbs).

*Rennline monoball front camber plates

*911Chips aluminum front strut bar

*Original steering rack rebuilt with new bearings and Mobile synthetic grease

Brakes –

*Complete fluid bleed w/ATE super blue racing fluid

*DOT compliant stainless steel lines at all four corners

*No leaks, superb performance and feel

Wheels and Tires –

*Factory Porsche Fuchs 15×7 + 15×8 restored by Harvey Weidman to correct RS finish w/Michelin Primacy MXV4 tires

*New Porsche black wheel studs with lock set

 

 

Vehicle Details

  • Auction: Amelia Island Select – 2015
  • Lot: 108
  • Status: Sold
  • Price: CONTACT US
  • Year: 1984
  • Make: Porsche
  • Model: 911

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