The car was built to the FIA Group 4 specifications which meant
that in many ways it was still a street Porsche. This car is a copy
of the 2011 European Rally Championship Winner , produced in the
The body has left intact except for fiberglass flares which were pop riveted to the existing fenders.
A large front spoiler , that also hid the engine's oil and A/C radiators ,replaced the stock front bumper.
Inside the cockpit much of the production car interior was left intact. The power window lifts, the door-mounted map compartments and other items were left in place so the car could meet minimum weight requirements.
The engine was tested , rebuilt and race tuned; the transmission disassembled, gear ratios checked, then assembled with new bearings, shifting sleeve, main shaft nuts, pinion nut, flywheel, pressure plate and gasket set;
Installed correct front wheel fans; Completed a full chassis race setup and suspension check;
Installed a transmission cooler; Fabricate wicker bills in 2 sizes, 3-8" and increasing rear down force; Custom fit SFI padding in driver compartment; Applied clearguard to front spoiler, bumper, hood, fenders, fender flares-front and rear, side lower rockers, rear lower rocker extension; Installed neoprene lining to underside of 4 fender wheel flares;
Adjusted brake pedal position lower to allow for heel and toe driving;
Replaced brake pads with latest compound material;
. The 911 retains the production suspension pick up points with new Bilstein shocks absorbers front and rear. Adjustable anti-rol bars are fitted along with BBS alloy wheels (8x15 front and 10x15 rear).
The new ventilated brakes with cross drilled rotors and new pistons calipers.
The transmission is the standard street 915 five speed.
The engine differs little from the standard production 911 3.0 SC , except for new racing pistons , rebuilding heads and valves. Control shaft mounting bushing and new timing chain. Bosch K –Jetronic adjustment. New sport exaust mufflers.
We obtained 245 HP instead of 205 HP .
Based around Porsche's production 911, the car weighed in at 1120kg.
Some parts inevitably stayed though and these often included stock door trim and even electric windows.
More importantly, 911's were equipped with fully-adjustable suspension and anti-roll bars plus cross-drilled and ventilated discs with finned calipers.
Front 8x15-inch and rear 10x15 BBS alloys were fitted along with a 90 liters fuel cell under the front lid.
Tyres . Front Michelin TB5Fracing 225/50 R 15 79 V - Rear TB5 P Racing 270/45 R 15 86 W
You simply have to look at this car to see the quality of the build, the amount of money spent and the attention to detail dedicated to the project.
This car offers an absolutely outstanding opportunity for a value for money historic race project for 2013 and beyond, in a car that , arranged in a Racing version , will be eligible and welcome at many events world wide, including the Classic Endurance Racing Series, Classic Le Mans, Masters events, the Silverstone Classic and all European Historic GT Series .
• Year 1983
• VAT Excluded
• Mileage 0 Km.
• Gearbox Manual
• Fuel type Petrol
• Color Zinnmetallik
• Car type Coupe
• Drive LHD
• Engine 6 Cylinder
• Interior Color Black
• Condition Fully restored car
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