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1978 928
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5-speed Manual
936 -- Silver Metallic / Silver Metallic
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1978 928 U.S. 0328
24 Feb 2018
Silver Metallic
Black/White Pasha
63446 at modification date.


PPO purchased #338 out of TX in 2007 with approx 59K miles. 

He had the car professionally painted in early 2013.

PO purchased #338 in July 2016, and sent the car directly to Bob Budd at Classic9 Leathershop for interior carpet, seats & other reupholstery work. And then brought the car Jim Doerr at 928 Classics for mechanical reconditioning and further restoration.
CO purchased #338 through Jim Doerr in February 2018


Recent restoration:

  • Timing belt/water pump - rebuilt tensioner, new tension arm roller, idler, bushings & bolt
  • Camshaft carrier reseal - front & back, cam sprockets replaced w/excellent used
  • Fuel delivery - new fuel pump, feed hose, strainer & seal, fuel accumulator, fuel pump check valve, fuel filter
  • Clutch & clutch hydraulics - uprated release arm bushing, new throwout bearing, new clutch master & slave
  • Exhaust - Borla stainless steel 'cat-back' w/custom Y-pipe
  • Smog pump delete - w/correct fan belt tensioner and rear head plugs
  • EGR delete - w/correct 'euro' r-side exhaust manifold and custom intake plenum block-off plate
  • Ignition tuneup - Bosch 'Copper' plugs, cap & rotor, Beru plug wires, and 'Green Wire'
  • Fuel hoses - Greg Brown 'Lifetime' fuel feed & return hoses
  • Lower ball joints - new uprated steel
  • Steering - new inner/outer tie rods, and delrin rack bushings
  • Shift linkage - new front ball cup and shift lever bushings, rebuilt rear coupler
  • Lube - engine (Brad Penn 20W-50), coolant, gearbox, brake & clutch
  • Misc mechanical- coolant hoses, vacuum hoses (cloth-braided), air filter & intake seal, new engine dampeners

  • Interior -  reupholstered seats w/period-correct-grain vinyl & properly-patterned Pasha cloth inserts. Dash, pod, console, glove box door, door panels, tool panel covered w/ period-correct-grain vinyl. Proper German 'Sliverknit' carpet installed (not domestic grade).  Steering wheel, shift boot & surround recovered in leather.  Center console restored including nicely repaired uncut bezel (often cut from DIN radio installs). Beautiful original rear quarter panel insert w/the early-style plastic substrate (doesn't warp).

  • Electrics - cleaned central electrics panel, new fuses, cleaned all ground points & 14-pin connector, new positive battery cable, new window switches, all lights, gauges, & primary electrical functions are operational.
  • Paint - Repainted original silver #936, 2013.  All glass removed, headlamps removed.  Doors & rear hatch jambs left original.  Some seals replaced, new trim seals for front and rear bumper cover.  Has some blemishes w/some fisheye and ghosting on the hood, and mild crazing on the left b-pillar.  Polished w/compound & waxed but could use some wet-sanding.  New front windshield.
  • Body - Generally very straight, but the car was tapped on left-front corner at some point. It was a non-structural impact, meaning the front-inner bumper beam or left longitudinal was not affected.  Only superficial damage where the outer panels were tweaked.  However repaired, it's most noticeable around the left headlamp fitment.
  • Chassis - Very clean and straight for the age of the car.  Very little oxidation w/much original plating intact.  Straight longitudinals.
  • HVAC - Rebuilt controller, all vacuum functions operational. AC inop but the system is intact, pump spins freely.
  • Misc restoration - new OE hoodliners, period-correct cold air intake tubes, and refinished phone dial wheels