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911 Factory Restoration

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - Project Announcement

Project announcement

For the first time, Porsche Club of America will raffle off a fully restored classic – a Porsche 911 T (model year 1973)..

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - Arrival and disassembly

Arrival and disassembly

After disassembly and the straightening bench, the 1973 911 T is ready for the paint removal bath.

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - Gearbox

Transmission

The transmission engages: The 911 T gets back into gear.

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - Body work and Paint Removal

Body and paint removal

Perfect body care: The 911 T bodyshell brings (model) year 1973 back to life.

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - Body Work: Reconstruction

Reconstructing the body

The perfect form: The 911 T now has its original shape and gap dimensions once more.

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - Engine

Engine

“Open-heart surgery": The engine of the 911 T gets back up to speed.

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - CDPB and paint finish

CDPB and paint finish

No part left unpainted: The future looks bright again for the 911 T.

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - Interior

Interior

From the rooflining to the carpet: The 911 T is restored.

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - Final assembly and completion

Final assembly and completion

Final chapter in the restoration story: The Porsche 911 T is reborn.

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - Handover to the winner, Porsche Parade 2011

Handover to the winner

Bud Kibbee hits the jackpot: The 911 T returns to California.

Porsche 911 Factory Restoration - 911 T in the Porsche Museum

911 T in the Porsche Museum

The restored 911 T is the star guest of the special exhibition.