1976 934 #173 - The late Al Holbert car

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Porsche 934 restoration Starting point Once featured on the cover of Road & Track Magazine and driven by racing legend Al Holbert, this 1976 934 needs some attention. 

Porsche 934 Road and track front coverFeatured in a comparison between the new Carrera Turbo road car and the all out race car 935.  

Porsche 934 complete

Porsche 934 interior

How the vehicle arrived

Porsche 934 restoration front

What it should look like

934 road and track trunk

After restoration 

Porsche 934 restoration suspension

The fuel cell had been poorly repaired

Porsche 934 restoration Fuel cell

Fuel cell restored to like new condition

Porsche 934 restoration fuel cell redone

Porsche 934 restoration paint stripped

After some race incidences, the body of the vehicle needed to be straightened on our Celette Bench. 

Porsche 934 restoration front on bench

Repairs needed to be made to the door skins

Porsche 934 restoration door

New front bumper as the old one was in disrepair

Porsche 934 restoration on bench

Straightening the chassis, rubbing is racing and this car certainly raced.

Porsche 934 restoration alignment

Refinished the magnesium centered BBS mesh wheels

Porsche 934 restoration wheels

 

 

 

Porsche 934 restoration front bumper

Porsche 934 restoration side view

 

Porsche 934 restoration rear view

Unlike most race cars which are body in white, this 934 was blue all the way through.

 

 

Porsche 934 restoration rear paint

Porsche 934 restoration underside paint

Porsche 934 restoration interior paint

 

 

Porsche 934 restoration corner paint

Ni-resist ring for high boost pressure

 

The 3.0L flat six makes 480 to over 500 horse power depending on boost level.  

Porsche 934 restoration engine

Porsche 934 restoration engine rear

 

934 Body934 Front Brakes934 front suspension934 rear suspension

 

Unlike most race cars, this vehicle had a full paint job for its livery 

 

Porsche 934 al Holbert paint

Everything was masked off by hand in our in-house paint shop

Porsche 934 number painted

Porsche 934 Rear paint

Hand painted stripes and letter now cover the wide body of the 934.  

 

The heart of the beast, 3.0 liters, five fuel pumps, two water to air intercoolers and a weapons grade turbo.  


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