Teggsan Reader
Sept. 4, 2012 8:33 p.m.

EDIT: SOLD


1984 Porsche 944. Guards red. Mileage unknown as the odo was apparently replaced by a previous owner.

I originally bought this to build into a track car but decided to go another direction after blowing the engine. This is NOT one of the common cases of a broken timing belt. Rather the head gasket was going and I didn't watch the temps so the car overheated, blowing the head gasket.

Vehicle is entirely repairable; I just don't have the time; rather I have bought another car that's turnkey.

Within the hundred miles before this happened, I went through the car with a fine-toothed comb. Suspension was completely freshened including adjustable Koni Yellows, new bushings, ball joints, etc. New radiator, new rotors/pads, etc. Many other items were handled as well. I spent a silly amount of money and time on all of this.

Everything was working on the car (all electrical bits like windows, sunroof release, and the A/C blows cold). I have all parts to complete the head gasket repair though the block should probably be shaved as part of the rebuild. The head is rebuilt and is in good condition. Top of the engine is currently off.

Fuchs wheels, nearly brand new Hankook Ventus RS-3 tires.

Comes with a box of 944 goodies. Various small and larger parts. Also have a near-complete second engine (also needs a rebuild) for additional cost.

Paint on hood and roof could use a respray. Interior is in good condition though the dash is cracked, as on most of these cars.

You tow away. PM with questions.

Teggsan Reader
Nov. 19, 2012 7:35 p.m.

Edit: $1K takes everything. Everything must go in one lot. Need garage/driveway space.

logdog Reader
Nov. 20, 2012 6:41 a.m.

Do you have any pictures of the car in its before and current state? I passed this ad on to a friend down in Houston.

docwyte HalfDork
Nov. 20, 2012 12:08 p.m.

Location?

16vCorey PowerDork
Nov. 20, 2012 12:09 p.m.

If anyone here ends up with it I have an '84 engine that I'll take $500 for. I can ship pretty much anywhere in the country for $150-$250.

Teggsan Reader
Nov. 20, 2012 1:30 p.m.

In reply to 16vCorey:

Austin, TX

I have some pics here: http://s89.photobucket.com/albums/k221/H1449-6/#!cpZZ1QQtppZZ24

email to marketingmike at yahoo dot com with interest. Would like this gone this weekend. A steal at $1K. Please don't try to haggle.

You'll need to log in to post.

Also on Grassroots Motorsports

Modern Day Track Junkie

14 hours ago in Articles

Christina Lam went from the sidelines to full-on track enthusiast in 8 simple steps.

2017 Audi A8 L

15 hours ago in New Car Reviews

When it comes to luxury sedans, Audis are usually front-runners. The A8 L is the biggest and maybe most comfortable ...

Slight Project Pause for Our BMW M3

17 hours ago in Project Cars

Few things slow down our project car progress more effectively than a broken arm.

Grassroots Motorsports Experience Ticket Renewals Have Been Sent

1 day ago in News

Check your inbox for our Grassroots Motorsports Experience renewals.

First Drive: Turbo ND MX-5

1 day ago in News

We hit the track with Flyin' Miata's latest power adder.

Project Turbo Miata: Fire Fighting

1 day ago in Project Cars

We transfer the fire system to our new Miata.

Vintage Views: GMC Syclone and Typhoon

2 days ago in Articles

All-wheel drive, turbo power and a Q-ship’s stealth.

Classic Motorsports Mitty Presented by Hagerty Celebrates Porsche

3 days ago in News

Gearhead heaven? We think it looks something like this.

Meet the Rebels Who Started the Cannonball Run

3 days ago in News

Relive those desperado days through movie excerpts, and hear the real facts and wild stories from the legends themselves.

This Weekend at the Mitty: The Ultimate Auto Festival

6 days ago in News

Gates open this Friday for the Classic Motorsports Mitty at Road Atlanta.

ND Miata Turbo Kits Now Available!

6 days ago in News

Add 70 horsepower and 70 ft.-lbs!

What's the Plan, Man?

1 week ago in Articles

Thoughts on our racing plan for the year.

OUR SPONSORS

Birthdays

Grassroots Motorsports Magazine

Subscribe Today

Also get your instant access to the digital edition of Grassroots Motorsports Magazine!

Learn More
fkyghELyIrMeXkqXCuv48vA9LrGD4BSf