1966 Porsche 912 VIN: 453285 Odometer: 81,000 (TMU) ENGINE: 4 cylinder 1750 CC This 1966 Porsche 912 coupe is finished in red over a black interior and powered by a 1,750cc flat-four paired with a five-speed manual transaxle. The engine was overhaul with a big-bore piston and cylinder kit, a great capacity full-flow oil filtration system, and Weber carburetors. EXTERIOR The red paint is in very nice condition. The paint is a color change from its original Ivory white to the sharp-looking Red color. The Karmann body was repainted red in 1986 following bodywork performed to correct front and rear damage incurred during prior ownership. Additional work performed in 2010-11 included stripping the body, rust repair and metalwork, replacement of the rubber trim and seals, and another refinish in the current Chili Red. The seller notes paint imperfections, a nick above the right-front wheel, a chip at the lower body edge behind the right door, a crack in the taillight, and a blemish on the left-front fender, all of which are detailed in the gallery below. The factory glass is in fair condition with some scratches. INTERIOR A black interior that is very comfortable and clean. The interior of this 912 is a blend of original and updated, but Porsche. MECHANICALS The factory 1,582cc flat-four *742844* was refurbished with a reconditioned crankshaft in 1992-93 when a 1,750cc ‘Big Bore’ piston and cylinder set was installed. Additional work included rebuilding the downdraft Weber carburetors and installation of an electric fuel pump with an aftermarket pressure regulator. A Crane ignition system with a Volkswagen distributor was added in October 1996. The original speed transmission shift very well. The original disc brakes stop the car adaquately+.
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