Porsche 944 LS Project Vinyl RennsportKC

With the craptastic 20″ of snow we got in about 2 days, the shop has slowed down a little on the daily business. It has given us a little time to catch up on some big longer term projects, and make some progress on the LSX at home.

I went back and forth on what to do for bump steer with the lowered cross member and lowered car in general. After reviewing a few options, I decided to go with the Elephant Racing adjustable bump steer kit.

This will allow the tie rods to maintain a parallel relationship with the ground which will keep the car from bump steer issues which are inherent to lowered cars.

Ever since I have been into Porsches, I have always lusted after the Jagermeister 935 that was raced in the late 70’s and early 80’s, specifically the 1978 Max Moritz #8. So this has been the source of this entire project, and that was my obvious choice of livery 🙂 After a long search, I found the reproduction vinyl and went to work!

Obviously the 935 has a little different body work than what I was dealing with, so I swapped a few decals here and there due to size.

And A modified passenger side hood pin assembly installed. Hopefully the weather will get decent enough to get the trailer out of the snowbank so I can haul the car over to Pirello Bros Collision to get the windshield installed. Once that is done, the LSD transaxle goes in and I think we are ready for some road time. The LSD, along with a set of 996TT 8 and 11″ rims I picked up dirt cheap should keep the traction under control.

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lin

March 4, 2013 at 9:31 AM

Nothing matches the theraputic value of measureable progress on an important project. Big congrats for hanging in there.

Wonder what wrenchers without projects do?

    porschedoc

    March 4, 2013 at 9:49 AM

    Jim Graven………THAT JUST HAPPENED! HAHA!

David Lessmann

March 4, 2013 at 1:09 PM

Looks really good!

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