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1959 Porsche 356 Convertible D Found in Pleasanton

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1959 Porsche 356 Convertible D

  Spotted in Pleasanton, California is a 1959 Porsche 356 Convertible D for $99,995 USD.    The seller has an Ultra -rare 1959 Porsche Convertible D Super “barn find” stored since 1972: all original: All numbers-match; excellent factory gaps; all original parts, never disassembled; 110,199 original miles.  No signs of any accidents ever, original bumpers and trim untouched.  The original paint has flaked off from age but does not appear to have ever been repainted.  Some areas of significant rust, but the original longitudinal appear solid.  Doors shut perfectly.  All the necessary metal panels are available and in stock at Trevor Hammerworks.  Original numbers-matching engine does not turn over, car has not been started since 1972.  All numbers have been verified by Porsche, COA is on order.  Original color is Ruby Red.  Excellent candidate for top-end restoration. How much do you think it will take to restore this Convertible D?

1960 Porsche 356 Super Found in Long Beach

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1960 Porsche 356  Super

Spotted in Long Beach, California is a 1960 Porsche 356 Project for $29,500 USD. This is a numbers matching car with the same owner since 1973. It was a daily driver for many years before the owner decided to restore her in 1992. Since then it was parked away for 26 years hidden in a garage. The engine and interior are disassembled but the seller states the engine was gone through. It still has its original interior and wheels. The rear glass was re-installed since coming out of the garage. It is a California title car plus has its original tags. What do you think of this Porsche?

1965 Porsche 356C Cabriolet Found in Studio City

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1965 Porsche 356C Cabriolet

  Spotted for sale in Studio City is a 1965 Porsche 356C Cabriolet  for $150,000 USD.  This Porsche has been under the same ownership for 42 years and is a California no rust car.  The owner states this is a 106,XXX original mile car and drives well.  The cardex shows the original color to be Irish Green but is now has a high quality black paint job.  The body was painted by Jack Kimoto while the metal work was done by Pino with no Bondo at all.  Auto International Interior redid the black interior with new German square weave carpet, new canvas, new interior headliner, and new dash pad.  This car is a 356C but has an 356SC motor in it.   It has new Koni shocks , a German AM/FM radio, and 5 1/2 chrome wheels.  There is a new tonneau cover still in its bag.  It has fog lights but they are not connected at this time.  The seller states there are no accidents and has a clean title.    The engine was rebuilt by Rod Tashian which the seller emphasizes was an old time craftsman that is no longer around.   it looks to be well cared for and needs very little to be a fun summer California car.   No mention of the original engine are its location. What do you think of this 356 Cab?

1955 Porsche Speedster Project Found

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1955 Porsche Speedster Project

Spotted is a 1955 Porsche Speedster Project for $250,000 USD. The seller states this car is complete other than the interior and top fabric. It will come with a 56-58 carpet kit. The speedster already has new floors as well as 2/3 of the NOS nose is complete. The doors and deck lid are original and matching numbers. The hood is not matching numbers. Currently, it is in epoxy primer and most of the components are already restored. The original windshield frame has been restored. Bill Brown restored the brakes and drums. The Transmission/ complete rear end was rebuilt by Vic Skirmants. The Gauges have been restored. There is an new wiring harness included with the sale. The sale will include 9 wheels including 4 repros and 5 originals. There are 5 new Firestone tires and 1 original continental tire. It has a Hazet Tool Kit. So basically it will need to have its front fenders tied into the body and the NOS nose welded on for the body to be complete. After the body work , it will just have to be put back together. The engine is not matching numbers but is era correct. The engine has been rebuilt as well. What do you think of this Speedster? How much to finish the restoration? What should this project be priced at? Price $250,000 USD