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1976 Porsche 914 4.3l 6 Cylinder Conversion 175hp on 2040cars

US $3,500.00
Year:1976 Mileage:93943 Color: Yellow / Black
Location:

Riverside, California, United States

Riverside, California, United States
Transmission:Manual Body Type:Convertible Engine:4.3L Vehicle Title:Clear

VIN: 4762902740
Year: 1976
Interior Color: Black
Make: Porsche
Number of Cylinders: 6
Model: 914
Trim: V/6
Drive Type: RWD
Options: Convertible
Mileage: 93,943
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Exterior Color: Yellow

Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

 Up for auction is a 1976 Porsche 914 1.8L that has been converted to a 4.3L GM V/6 with approximately 175Hp and 250ft-lbs of torque.  The car DOES RUN but DOES NOT DRIVE so please assume that this will require a full restoration.  The prior owner informed me that the 4.3L was rebuilt prior to installation and that an Edelbrock Performer manifold and Edelbrock carb was installed with a ceramic coated Supertrap header and exhaust system, electric water pump, alternator, and Accel HEI ignition system.  He was not sure of the specs on the internals so unfortunately I don't have any of the cam, piston, etc information.  The engine has been installed with the trans adapter kit, motor mounts, and radiator but the accelerator cable, fuel lines, cooling fan, clutch cable, and shifter linkage still need to be hooked up. Also the car does come with a targa top and the front rotors and rear hubs have been drilled to accept 5 lug wheels although 4 lug Riverias are installed now.

Overall the body is pretty straight and rust free but the hell hole area will need some attention (see pics).  The interior, brakes, wiring, lenses, windshield, and seals are all shot too so assume that they will all need attention.  Basically assume that all of the cosmetic items on the car will need attention and that you are buying this for the conversion drive train and roller shell only.

The car currently comes with a bill of sale but if you require a CA title I can head down to the AAA office and acquire one for $150.

Any questions feel free to call,
Mike (951)323-9396

 

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