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1972 Porsche 911 Race Car For Sale in Washington DC

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1972 Porsche 911 Race Car For Sale
Location: Washington DC
VIN   9112102024

This 1972 Porsche 911 is currently being used in SCCA MARS ITS class.   The seller is a 30 year veteran Porsche racer / engine builder who has race , owned, and maintained this car.   The motor is a 2.4 MFI, rebuilt in 2014 with Mahle P&C’s. The MFI has a modified space cam for the desirable fuel ratio of 12.8 to 1.   The 915 gearbox was professionally rebuilt as well in 2015 by Eric Wills, one of the top early Porsche box re-builders East of the Mississippi. The newly rebuilt motor and transmission have 4 hours of run time on them. The body is solid and has zero rust.  The owner replaced the front pan.   Also included in the sale are a factory set of L and R front fenders in excellent condition, a factory set of doors in excellent condition, bumperettes, and a front fiberglass bumper, all in white. These were spares for the car that were never used. The Hoosiers (R7’s) on the car have 4 hours of run time on them (225/45/15), and two additional sets of wheels and tires are included (Toyo RA1 205/50/15. Hoosier R7’s). All tires are on Porsche cookie cutters.
Do you think this car is priced correctly?   Post your comments!

1977 Lotus Esprit S1 Parts Car for Sale in New Jersey

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1977 Lotus Esprit S1 Parts Car for Sale in New Jersey
Location: Haddon Heights, New Jersey
VIN  127H

This 1977 Lotus Esprit S1 parts car can be found for sale in New Jersey.  It only comes with the bill of sale only.   There must be someone doing a restoration on an Esprit S1 that could use some parts from this car.   It has Wolfrace Wheels and there is a Buick V8 engine block currently in car.  The seller made an attempt to turn it into a convertible.  Not sure why though.
Is anyone working on a Esprit S1 restoration?

Tesla Tax Credits Explained

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Tesla Tax Credits
The Government has been very supportive of alternative energy vehicles like the all electric Tesla S vehicles.   As of now, there is a Federal Tax Credit of $7,500 Dollars for new buyers of Tesla vehicles.  In Addition, the state that you live in has incentives as well to help you decide on an electric vehicle.
  • California states allows for a $2,500 tax rebate when purchasing or leasing an new Tesla vehicles.
  • Louisiana has the highest rebate which is $6,900 – $9,500 income tax credit depending on battery choice.
  • Colorado gives a $5,000 tax credit.
  • New Jersey will exempt the Sales Tax on the purchase.  That can be worth be a big credit.
  • Oregon will be a $750 rebate for wall connectors and installation
See full post for chart of the tax incentives by state
Do these incentives in your state sway you to buy an electric vehicle?

1970 Porsche 914-6 For Sale in Florida Matching Numbers

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1970 Porsche 914-6 For Sale in Florida Matching Numbers
Location: Florida
VIN: 9140432240
This 1970 Porsche 914-6 is a matching number restoration. This is the 2nd time this car has been restored it its lifetime but this time in its original factory color. The seller is doing this right with a bare metal restoration done by i-Systems, who are known for building and tuning engines for prominent race teams like Brumos Porsche.  
Fact:  Total Production: 914-6 = 3,360 examples
Fact:  Total Production: 914-4 = 115,596  examples
Fact:  For the 914-6, the VIN will start with 914.
Fact:  For a 914-4, the VIN will be 47Y29XXXXX. 47 is the type number. Y is the model year: 0=1970, 6=1976. 29 means it was built by Karmann (all were). The last 5 digits is the serial number.

1989 Porsche 928 S4 For Sale in Philadelphia

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1989 Porsche 928 S4 For Sale
Location: Philadelphia VIN: WP0JB0927KS861024 Odometer: 88,900
Seller has done another price drop. If everything checks out, this could be a fun daily driver. Its going to take alot to become a show car but that may not be the end goal here. The mileage is 88,900 and really not that bad. It was just given a brand new set of BF Goodrich G-Force Comp-2 A/S Tires. New fuel lines were installed along with Alpine stereo. It has new CSF radiator, expansion tank, rear brake rotors and pads, air pump, CV boots, new transmission mount. The car has been repsrayed in its original Grand Prix White color.
  • New fuel lines
  • New Tires
  • New radiator
  • New rear brake rotors and pads
  • New Air Pump
  • New Transmission Mounts
  • Resprayed in original color Grand Prix White
  • Water Pump and Timing Belt changed in 2009
  • 928 GT Muffler installed
  • 15k of service receipts since 2009
  • Dash and Instrument pod have minor cracks
  • Driver side seat bolster needs recovering
  • CarFax show rear end accident in Florida in 1999

1994 Mercedes Benz E500 Only 22K Miles For Sale in Georgia

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1994 Mercedes Benz E500 Only 22K Miles, Like New Condition
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Odometer  21,935 Miles
The 1994 Model year was the last for the E500.   This one only has 21,935 miles and maybe the lowest mileage example in the world.   It has all original paint Smoke Silver (paint 702) and flawless Parchment tan interior. The seller will include its original window sticker, sales contract , all books and manuals.   It has had 3 owners from new and was originally sold in California.   There are no accidents or damage of any kind.   If you like these cars, it will be hard to find a better example.  All the ones I see need alot of work and have very high miles.  What an incredible find.