Final chapter in the restoration story: the
Porsche 911 T is reborn
Elegant, streamlined, sporty and stunning to behold – when almost a full year’s work comes to such a resplendent conclusion, the seasoned experts from
For “Revive the Passion”, the joint project of
Too good to drive or too good to just stand and look at? That’s a question that the new owner will have to decide for themselves. Chances are that the temptation to drive the 911 T will just be too great. But that’s what a
The final acceptance stage was started by the mechanic. After completion of the 911 T, he checked all of the vehicle’s functions while stationary: horn, lights, brakes, power windows and the entire electrics. Then the suspension was aligned and the chassis and vehicle height optimally adjusted. Next came the brakes, which had to undergo an endurance test on the test stand. The first person allowed to take the 911 for a spin, as always, was the workshop foreman. The on-road function test allowed the foreman to note down anything out of the ordinary with pinpoint accuracy. For example noises that indicate the possibility of a component not having been optimally fitted. After his return, the technicians worked through the list to optimise the vehicle. Then it was the turn of workshop manager Jochen Bader. He repeated the drive and noted down any defects he noticed. These were then also corrected on the vehicle. Two people, two different opinions – one goal: a perfectly functioning vehicle.
The technological and driving tests were followed by auditing, quality checking of the exterior panelling in accordance with
The 911 T is ready for the road – and for its new owner. Workshop manager Jochen Bader will personally accompany the vehicle to Stuttgart Airport to oversee the securing and packing of the valuable freight on the aluminium pallet. Goodbye, 911 T. We wish you a good flight – and a long future!