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For sale is my 1983 SC. I bought this car from a PFA member in 2017 and it has been a joy ever since.

This is a UK car (delivered to Northern Ireland) imported to Australia in 2009.  It then spent the best part of 4 years (2010-13) undergoing a ‘mild refresh’ by the previous owners that escalated in a nut-and-bolt restoration including full engine/gearbox rebuild, paint and interior.  I have the detailed records including hundreds of high-res photos.  All of the important bits handled by local (Melbourne) independent marque specialists.

Following completion of the rebuild project, this car was driven sparingly for the next few years until I bought it in 2017.  I’ve now added a further 15,000 very enjoyable kilometres in the last 4 years.

This car has several modifications detailed below.  It is rust free and factory RHD.  Most of the major items listed below are from the 2013 rebuild which still feels fresh today.  This car will suit someone looking for a restored 911 who isn’t seeking originality.

I found this car through PFA network and happy to put it back to the membership before I market it more widely.  Currently on full rego.  Will supply RWC for Vic buyers (or unregistered if you want to save the duty and seek a club permit).  Seeking offers around $140,000.

Engine & Gearbox:
Fully rebuilt, about 15,000km travelled since.
Now a 3.2 short stroke with 98mm cylinders, JE pistons.
Early S cams - great torque and drivability.
PMO 46mm EFI throttle bodies with Motec ECU.
Custom motorsport-spec loom.
SSI heat exchangers and Dansk Sport 2-in-1-out.
915 box rebuilt at the same time as the engine, Rennshift shifter.
Engine and gearbox both matching numbers from delivery.

2013 respray with Glasurit paint, primer and seal underneath.
Original factory colour Zinc Metallic.
Underside recoated with grey Wurth SKS.
Front boot and engine bay stripped, painted and all items cleaned, refinished or replaced.
New tank.

Suspension and steering:
New drop links, bushes and ball joints.
Steering rack completely rebuilt by Auto Coupe.
New axles, new torsion bars (hollow versions from Sway-Away 22/28).

Wheels and Tyres:
Genuine Fuchs 7 inch front, 8 inch rear.
The one inch wider wheels and lower ride height provide a stance that I think is just right.

Recaro LS-C seats retrimmed in Porsche cord fabric from Lakewell.
New carpet. Centre console removed but can be easily re-installed.
Momo Prototipo steering wheel.




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I followed this (and Pork Chops) builds quite closely when I was searching for a car and then Svens (Chris Fryers) C3.0 came up.

If i didn't have my car Id be straight onto it. Maybe I should sell mine and by yours Damien?



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10 hours ago, Damienb said:


Well done Damien, 

What an awesome car, just a shame for me  it was too close to my C3.0 and didn’t make sense to have own 2 cars so similar.

However I know I’ll reflect on in a few yrs time and say, we’ll maybe I should have.

All the best to the new owner.😉

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