Porsche 911 SC — Experiences & illustrated practical advice from one man’s home restoration
by Andrew Clusker
A fully illustrated record of the restoration of a classic Porsche 911, which was originally purchased by a world-famous celebrity. Illustrations provided by Porsche bring this journey to life, along with amazing photographs and personal experience from a life-long Porsche aficionado.
Have you longed to restore a classic Porsche 911, but were either overwhelmed by the scale of the task, or simply unsure of what was involved? This unique publication brings that experience to life, covering every detail of the loving restoration of a very special 1983 Porsche 911 SC Targa Sport. The car was originally a special order model for Sir Cliff Richard.
With the assistance of official Porsche illustrations and Porsche part numbers, the reader is led through the painstaking record of this journey by an enthusiast with an eye for detail and a determination to bring this car back to its former glory. High-quality images and drawings add a further unique perspective to each of the projects undertaken, showing that restoration of these sought-after cars is completely possible for a dedicated enthusiast.
Andrew Clusker has a wide experience in various generations of air-cooled Porsche 911, and recently had a car showcased at Porsche 70th birthday celebrations.
What to look for when buying a classic Porsche 911
Preparing for engine removal
Engine drop and hoist
Top end engine disassembly
Preparation for engine reconstruction
Engine rebuild and setup
Refitting the engine and gearbox
The CIS System
Kidney and sill repair
Inner and outer wing restoration
A splash of colour
Reconstructing the car
Targa roof rebuild
Pedal cluster rebuild
Suspension refresh and a word on brakes
Appendix: List of Porsche illustrations
Buch, Hardcover, 25,5 x 25,5 cm, 280 Seiten, 567 farbige Abbildungen, englischer Text