Jagermeister Tribute #707 914/6 GT 2.5L Vintage Race Car Build
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We were commissioned to build a 914/6 GT 2.5L Jagermeister Tribute race car for vintage racing here in the US. Look for this car running on the East Coast!
In 1970, Porsche entered a 914/6 with the factory's GT option in the grueling 24 Hours of Le Mans race. The car, identified as #40, was driven by Claude Ballot-Léna and Guy Chasseuil. It finished 6th overall, preceded only by prototype racecars like the V12 Ferrari 512S and Flat-12 Porsche 917K. In addition, the #40 won its class ahead of several Porsche 911S entries.
914/6's also competed in some of the most important race competitions of its era, e.g. Targa Florio with Brian Redman, Monte Carlo Rally and Daytona International Speedway. Walt Maas successfully campaigned a 914-6 GT in the IMSA race series.
Front Steel Fender Flare Fitment
Rear Steel Fender Flare Fitment
Here the chassis has been sprayed out in DuPont white DTM primer, and seam sealed ready for the Imron Orange top coat. This must be re-coated with top coat within 18 to 24 hours to follow proper application guidelines to ensure the best adhesion!
Here the chassis has been sprayed out in DuPont white DTM primer, and seam sealed ready for the Imron Orange top coat. This must be re-coated with top coat within 18 to 24 hours to follow proper application guideline to ensure the best adhesion!
The rear suspension area has been coated in DuPont white DTM primer, and seam sealed ready for the Imron Orange top coat.
The suspension area has been coated in DuPont Imron Orange top coat.
Our PMP 500COM oil cooler fitted to the 914-6 GT
The 2.5L is trimmed out with our twin plug distributor & wires, 46mm PMO carbs. We pre-fitted the engine tins, and they are off getting powder coated.
The 16 quart oil tank & cooler system is fitted, along with our dual master cyl hyd. feed and single hyd. clutch master feed. The final fit will be the dual 4" oil cooler exhaust feeds.
The 2.5L engine & 901 gearbox ready to install!
The 2.5L engine & 901 gearbox trimmed out ready to install!
The 914-6 GT at INDE MSR for the first shake down test and photo shoot!
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