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Lot No. 129 - 1983 Porsche 911 3.0 SC Cabriolet

Sold for: £31,080

Lovely 3-litre SC Cabriolet in a rare colour from long-term ownership.
Details Specification Condition Report
  • Number 1217 of only 2,406 Euro-spec models before Porsche changed to the 3.2-litre
  • 3-litre 215bhp, fuel-injected, flat-6. 5-speed manual box. 0-60 in six seconds and 160mph
  • Special order from Herr Armin Johl, boss of a leatherwear company in Offenbach
  • Ordered from new in Garnet Red (Granatrot), a non-standard colour in 1983
  • Quality Burgundy leather interior with matching carpets and soft-top
  • Spec'd from new with BBS colour-coded alloys, sports seats, Blaupunkt radio cassette, and a Bischoff s/steel exhaust
  • Maintained by Glocklers of Frankfurt for its first 140,000 km and subsequently owned by Porsche specialist, Brian Woodward of Rockhampton, in 1999
  • KPH speedo reset to miles and adjusted to correct reading. Now showing 121,526 miles 
  • Our fastidious vendor has kept a list of all the parts replaced/ work carried out during his 21-year ownership (see Condition Report)
  • MOT August 2021(no advisories), Porsche C of A, Extensive history, matching numbers

 

Year of manufacture:
1983
Make:
Porsche
Chassis number:
WP0ZZZ91ZDS151217
# of cylinders:
6
Transmission:
Manual
Engine capacity:
3.0
Body colour:
Special order Garnet Red
MOT Expiry:
Friday 20 August 2021
LHD/RHD:
Left-hand Drive
Registration number:
PHT 752Y
Model:
911 3.0 SC Cabriolet
Engine number:
63D2313
Interior colour:
burgundy leather
Odometer Reading:
121526
miles

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

81 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

We understand that the car was repainted in Germany around 1997.

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

After purchase in 1999, I set about renovating the interior which was not in a good state. Today it has a replacement hood, windscreen, carpets, door cards and door boxes.

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

Gearbox rebuilt in 1998/9

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels and tyres:

Remarks

BBS 7J & 8Jx16 alloys

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

The driver's side window does not quite meet the hood seals. It might need the window track inside the door needs adjusting to move the window slightly inwards.

Vehicle History

Remarks

Parts renewed since 1999. 2000. Jan 13, New windscreen and seal. Jan 27, New air horns. Feb 1, New headlamp washer pump, bonnet lid badge seal, air pump filter, air filter, spark plug seal, alternator belt, bonnet light, engine lid light. May 8, New rear bumper bellows (both sides). New heater duct. May 9, New gear shift gaiter. July 26, New gear coupling. 2001. March 27, New oil tank to cooler pipe. March 28, New rear wing support bracket.July 26, New passenger side mirror glass. 2002. April 23, New rear lamp lenses and units. 2003. July 24, New hand brake linings. New bonnet struts. S/H front valance, fog lights and air deflector, fog light switch, relay. 2004. April 8, New fog lights wiring. April 28, S/H headlight washer parts. New reversing light switch. 2005. Aug 2, Tracking re-set. Gearbox drained and refilled with Swepco. Aug 31, New hood, roof lining and seals. 2006. Mar 30, New turbo steering tie rods and steering rack gaiter. Dec 19, new tonneau cover, B post leathers, door panels and bins, carpets, and seals. June 30, new door post caps. Aug 2, caster and camber check. Tappets reset. Dec 28, New door and window rubber seals and wing mirror gasket. 2007. Aug 3, New headlamp glass. 2008. Aug 1 New voltage regulator. 2009. New rear brake pads and discs. 2012. March 15, New front fuel pump and mounting bracket. 2014. July 28, New Varta battery. New throttle return spring. Aug19, new brake light switch. New ignition transformer and lead. New front tyres. 2018.New rear tyres. Service and adjust tappets. New BBS rear wheel centre caps. 2019.New windscreen washer pump. NB. Engine currently filled with Castrol GTX 10-40 part-synthetic oil.

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