Backdated 3.6L In Search Of Loving Home. – and suddenly here is an opportunity! Due to change of direction on a client build, this 3.6L backdated engine is available for purchase. Built from a 964 engine, and using 993 heads, 3.2L fan and alternator and custom RSR shroud, it has zero miles since assembly, and has brand new 50mm PMOs. ¬†Check it out: It’s already on a pallet and ready to be strapped down and have a stamp glued to it. 993 heat exchangers, new fan and alternator, ready for your choice of 12 plug distributor (or other ignition) and …

964 Backdate RSR

Just a quickie for Friday. This is the long overdue 964-to-1972 RSR build, on the rack for suspension rough-in. It’s the business, most assuredly. Initial rough-in is for ride height and rake decision-making, as well as creating a square and level base for hanging the front bodywork. Normally we’d set up a 964 nearly flat at the sills, but it just won’t say ‘911’ without some rake. This RSR is sans interior, trunk lid, fenders, fuel tank, and bumpers, but is respectably light even at this stage: Not bad for all-steel with sound-deadening. Completed project will have stereo, AC, and …

Backdate Oil Lines, anyone?

We thought you 964 back-daters and hot-rodders would appreciate this. These are back-dated hard oil lines for a 964, which allow relocation of the thermostat to clean up the lower rocker area and capitalize on the ’73 RSR look: Currently being fine-tuned for production, these will be manufactured in stainless and will have Kevlar-braided/PTFE lightweight hose crimped on each end. Proper metric female fittings will be crimped on the opposing end of the hose sections for direct attachment to oil coolers and the relocated 964 thermostat – less fittings for less potential leak points! The thermostat side of the lines …

Intermission (Treffen)

964 AS BACK DATE PLATFORM Our visit to SVD got us thinking about the Zuffenhaus 964-based RSR that is now in assembly stage, as shown here: (please excuse the shop rag – the dust bunnies of our industry) The 964 is the ultimate back date platform – body panels and lines that do not stray far from the original pen but mechanical system developments that provide for chassis rigidity, functional climate controls, antilock brakes, and effective drivetrain right out of the box. SVD puts their signature on the 964 chassis as is well documented in the press – a synthesis …