from Porsche we are going to start calling 906-138> 906-151
the days to come, we'll explain why Jurgen Barth thinks the
car is 906-151.
is a long nose, long tail, injected factory car that raced
and finished 2nd in class at LeMans. The picture above is
the mold for the E long nose. We got this mold from a talented
Porsche restorer, Robert Hatchman. Robert sent this mold to
us, maybe 10 years ago, now we get to use it. Thanks Robert!
the mold and the part just removed.
finished the front of the car because we knew there was a
good chance that it had a long nose in an earlier life.
life showed signs of the front right fender and the nose being
replaced. The replaced panels were of the heavier oz. weave
(glass) and the rest of the nose was the light oz. weave.
When the pieces were replaced, it appeared that the workmanship
was done by Porsche, not by some racing team who generally
didn't have a clue about fiberglass or fiberglass repair.
This always opened the door in Kevin's eyes that something
had changed early in its life.
another view of the short nose.
is with the piece added. The long nose and the long tail were
used for top-end speed.
blasting all the old paint to prepare the surface for all
the repair work that needs to be done on the rear undertray.
This is another part that we could make and install in 1/4
the time, but if we can save it, it makes the car more original.
the years, like the rest of the car, it's been rode hard and
put away wet, so we dry it out and make it nice.
it's blasted, all the uglies show their faces.
uglies are repaired, this part will be just as light as original
and will look new.
cracks will be rejoined and the undertray will be painted
view of the bottom side.
are the inner fender brake duct and suspension holes.
holes will be repaired to the original shapes and sizes.
the back, the two square cutouts are for the jack spurs. The
jack spurs on the car are different from both the front and
rear of a customer 906.
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