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1985 Porsche 911 3.2 Targa - Black/Black, 5spd Manual, Fuchs Wheels, A/C. We bought this car from a local customer who has been using it as his fair weather daily driver and occasional track toy for the last 16 years. He serviced it regularly at Steinel's and it has served him well. It has a few minor quirks but is an extremely solid and tight car mechanically, and drives very well. It is best described as a driver condition car. Interior is in very good shape and the dash is tight - the only complaint on the interior is a slight dime-sized tear in the driver's seat cushion. The car was issued a salvage title in 1988, HOWEVER, somebody at some point in some DMV made an error in the box they checked, because the current title does not have a salvage brand on it, but it DOES have an 'exceeded mechanical limits' brand for the mileage, which is not possible, because it's a six-digit odometer (and both Carfax and the service records support the mileage as correct). So, that being that, the car was damaged very early on in its life, however, it drives incredibly well, shows very well, and would suit anybody for a reliable driver who wants a good Porsche. Come see it, drive it, and have it checked over by a mechanic of your choice - buy, drive, and enjoy. www.switchcars.com
Price: SOLD
1986 Porsche 3.2 911 Carrera Coupe - Paint-to-sample Metallic Gray with Leather-to-sample light Gray interior. The car is in excellent cosmetic and mechanical condition, having received regular service and repairs over the years. The original service book is stamped with the first dealer services, and we have the original records from 1996 through present day. The car was delivered on June 29, 1985 through Auto Werks of Rockford, Illinois. It has spent its entire life in the Midwest, moving from there to Indiana, and then to Michigan, and now with us in Ohio. The exterior is a gorgeous metallic dark grey paint to sample, allegedly done to match the original owner’s Armani suit. Not only did he do the exterior, but the interior is all leather to sample to match his shoes, done in a light grey. The photo shows the original leather-to-sample spec card from the factory which is included in the paperwork. The interior leather is in overall excellent condition. The full leather interior is a bonus, but as Porschephiles well know, the leather dashboard is susceptible to shrinkage, and this one was replaced in 2004. The original one was light gray, but the owner in 2004 smartly put in a black upper dashboard, as driving a car with a light color dash in the sunlight is annoying due to the reflection. The stereo head unit and front door speakers are aftermarket pieces. The only real pick with the interior, as noted in photos, is the tear in the piping on the driver’s seat bolster. New Michelin tires were installed in 2011, and a full service was done in 2012, including new front brake pads, rotors, and calipers, a/c system recharged, new spark plugs, distributor cap and rotor, and all fluids changed. The a/c system has been retrofitted for R134A refrigerant. The CofA verifies that this is a matching numbers car, and specifies the factory options as follows: US Emission Dunlop Tires Radio Monterey Forged Alloy Wheels Full Power Seat – Passenger’s Side Cruise Control Front and Rear Spoilers Sport Shock Absorbers Alarm System Electric Sliding Sunroof The car has a B&B exhaust system, which gives it a MUCH nicer sound over the almost-bland factory exhaust note. Included in the setup is the 12” O2 sensor kit, oil line conversion, header w/heat shield, and muffler. Stock exhaust not included. NOTE: This car with the current setup will not pass smog testing, as the cat has been removed. The car has two keys, all books, comprehensive service file dating back to 1996, complete tool kit, spare tire, and jack. www.switchcars.com
Price: SOLD

Very original 1986 Porsche 911 Coupe in Black/black now available. This Porsche has a long ownership history and a stack of service records proving it was well maintained. It is powered by a 3.2-liter flat-six paired with a 5-speed manual 915 transmission that was recently refreshed. The current mileage is 91,301. 

The exterior has been paint metered and has no paint work and the car has a clean Carfax. The front end has some rock chips from normal driving. The paint is in good condition with expected wear for its age. The interior is clean and in great condition. Mechanically the car is very solid and it drives well and feels very crisp and tight. The car does need some minor items addressed - the tires are older and should be replaced by age, and a couple interior switches are inoperative including the passenger window switch. The air conditioning does not currently function.

Price: SOLD
1986 Porsche 930 Turbo - Excellent condition, all original, two-owner car. Service and ownership history is extensively documented - single owner from 1986 through 2009.

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Original factory options:

Garnet Red Metallic

Burgundy Leather

Steering Wheel w/Raised Hub

Blaupunkt Radio 'Monterey'

Limited Slip Differential

Sport Seats - L/R

Forged Wheels - Gold Metallic

Alarm System

Sunroof

Dunlop Tires

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Recent Maintenance includes the following:

Jan-2009 - 38xxx miles: Accessory Belt, Spark Plugs, OEM Deck Lid Shocks, Air Filter, Replace fuel pump control circuit and relay, adjust idle.

Jan-2010 - 39xxx miles: Shift Coupler, a/c recharged

Jul-2010 - 39xxx miles: New brake pads front and rear, New Toyo RA1 tires, R&R Blaupunkt Factory radio

Aug-2010 - 39xxx miles: New Battery

Nov-2011 - 40xxx miles: Cylinder heads, Piston Rings, Gaskets, Turbo Oil line, Clutch pressure plate and throwout bearing, Spark Plugs, Plug Wires, Oil Change, Accessory Belts

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This is a completely fresh car mechanically, with recent Top-end rebuild and full service as shown above. Full receipts on file. Original owner's manual and stamped maintenance booklet. Both keys, full toolkit, spare tire, air pump, C of A, plus some extra goodies, including a Porsche car cover and a burgundy carpeted dash cover, a bra, a spare radio, and extra matching 'Porsche' floor mats. This car is exceptionally clean and should not disappoint the most discerning buyer. Recently (spring 2012) scored 115 out of 120 points in a Florida Porsche club concours.

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Price: SOLD

1986 Porsche 911 finished in Black with Burgundy interior and full leather seats. Excellent original condition inside and out, and sound mechanical condition. The car has the original motor and gearbox and the numbers are verified with a Certificate of Authenticity. The motor is completely dry - even after long term storage there are no leaks. The car drives incredibly well and has no immediate mechanical needs.

The rest of the car is stock and unmodified with the exception of an aftermarket radio head unit, and the interior is in exceptional condition. The dash is in perfect condition. The only two things to note on the interior is that the driver's seat at some point was reupholstered, and is a half a shade off, but the upholstery job was excellent and the leather is of the highest quality. Better than original, to be honest. The other thing to note is a slight crack in the shift knob - so it doesn't always sit tightly on the shift lever.

The paint is all original, verified with a paint gauge, with the exception of a portion of the passenger rear fender just in front of the rear wheel and some clearcoat blending into the passenger door. The car is complete with both keys, all original manuals including the service booklet which is stamped though 1996, spare tire, tool kit, jack, and digital copy of the Certificate of Authenticity. This car is a solid, strong piece with low original mileage, and it's ready to be enjoyed by the next owner.

Original Factory Options:
- US Standard Emissions
- Blaupunkt Radio Monterey
- Central Locking System
- Forged Alloy Wheels
- Cruise Control
- Front and Rear Spoilers
- Sport Shock Absorbers
- Alarm System
- Electric Sliding Sunroof
- Dunlop Tires

Price: SOLD
1986 Porsche 911 Targa - Exceptionally clean, serviced, and documented example. This car was delivered new on Sep 9, 1985 to Sam Benarrosh of Bedford, Ohio. He took delivery in Germany as part of the Tourist Delivery program. The second owner purchased the car on April 11, 1990 with 15,422 miles. The car always stayed local to the southeast area of Cleveland, really never leaving a 20 mile radius of both ownership and service. In fact, the same shop who services the car now was servicing the car back in 1990, although some of the service was done at a different Porsche shop along the way. We bought the car from the fifth owner, who has owned it since 1999, and who also serviced it religiously. The car is very original albeit with some good upgrades, all of which are reversible should a future owner want to revert it. The last owner had a muffler with a dual exhaust installed, which wakes up the sound from the overly quiet stock exhaust. He also had a 911 Chips performance ECU installed, which gives the car improved acceleration in the higher RPM ranges. The stock chip is still with the car. He also purchased a whaletail rear spoiler and the front chin spoiler. The rear spoiler was installed on the factory decklid, and no paintwork was done to the decklid. We have the stock grill and it could be reverted if somebody likes the clean look better. A SONY stereo system was installed, and on the receipt it specifies that the shop is not to cut any holes, but to use the stock speaker grills. (Note - for the super picky, the passenger door speaker grill and the driver's side rear shelf speaker grill have superficial cracks, and could stand to be replaced for visual appeal). The car has service records dating back to 1989, and is all up-to-date on services, major and minor. The 30k service was performed in 1994, and the 60k service was performed in 2003. This included a valve adjustment, new ignition rotor, spark plugs PCV hose, and serpentine belts. The customer also had the rear main seal replaced at this time, as well as the gearbox refreshed with new 1st, 2nd, and 3rd gear synchros. The brakes were serviced in 2008 at 68,647 miles. New pads all around, brake fluid flushed, new front rotors, front caliper dust boots. The rear rotors were machined. The front bearings were also serviced at that time. New Falken tires were installed in 2009 at just shy of 72k miles. The car was just checked over and serviced by Steinel's Autowerks, and is mechanically all there. As far as cosmetic condition, you will be hard pressed to find a nicer one. The exterior paint is largely original, with the exception of the driver's door, the LR fender, and the bumpers. Nothing meters higher than 8mil, so there is no bodywork present on the car. The paint shows very well, and we just did a full paint-correction detailing on the car to bring out the color. The rubber on the exterior is in good condition, and black, not faded. The targa top is in very good condition with a couple of very small superficial nicks, and it latches and seals properly and keeps the water out. The interior is in excellent shape, with no tears in the seats, and no cracking in the bolsters. The dash is in perfect shape with no cracks. It has obviously been loved. Again, to get REALLY picky, one of the knobs to release the seat-back to gain access to the rear seats is broken (this is a very common thing), and one of the straps holding the rear seatbacks is also broken. All power options work, all lights, A/C, radio, mirrors, windows, etc. The car is complete with the original owner's manual, warranty and maintenance booklet, tool kit, air compressor, spare tire, and jack. This is one of the finest examples you will find on the market, with a good, documented ownership and service history, and ready to go enjoy with no immediate needs and no deferred maintenance. www.switchcars.com
Price: SOLD

We are pleased to offer a fully documented one-owner example of a 1987 911 coupe; the first year with the desirable G50 5-speed transmission, which was a marked improvement over the previous year's 915 gearbox. 

This car is essentially a one-owner car with complete documentation since new. The car was originally purchased in July of 1987 with 823 miles on the clock. A copy of the original title application, odometer statement, and title are included with the paperwork. The same owner had the car until July of 2015, when he traded it in to the same Porsche dealer who had been servicing the car for over two decades. It was traded to another Porsche dealer with the intention of keeping it in their private collection, but we ended up wrangling the car out of their hands and are now pleased to offer it for sale.

We have every single service receipt since new, documenting both the mileage and the single owner. In the last 12k miles the car had a complete engine and transmission reseal, major service including new distributor cap and rotor, new spark plugs, accessory belts, washer pump, fuel filter, and more. The A/C system was also serviced and a new blower and switch installed. The calipers have been rebuilt and new front rotors and pads installed. Shifter bushings and C/V boots were also replaced. The car has brand new BFGoodrich G-Force tires on all four corners. In short, the car is fully up-to-date on service, free of all leaks, and has a fresh compression readout of 180-185 psi on all cylinders. 

The car presents beautifully in the Diamond Blue Metallic paint with the Marine Blue interior. The car is accident free and has a clean Carfax, and the paint shows very well. All VIN tags and factory stickers are present, indicating no panel replacement. The interior is clean and displays normal wear, the most being on the driver's floormat which could stand to be replaced. We just had the front seats recovered in OEM factory material. We also had the black Fuchs refinished and polished the lips - they look brand new.

The car is largely complete with both keys, all books including a fully stamped service booklet, original spare tire and jack, and service records since day one. This is a fantastic example that is ready for a new owner to drive and enjoy.

Factory Options:
Diamond Blue Metallic
Partilal Leather Front - Marine Blue
Radio Reno
Central Locking System
Automatic Speed Control
Front and Rear Spoiler
Alarm System
Electric Sunroof

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Price: SOLD

Sold new here in Ohio, owned and serviced locally, this Black/black 1987 911 Targa comes for sale from its owner of over 20 years. It is in original and un-modified condition, right down to the Blaupunkt head unit and original door and rear deck speakers. The service booklet is stamped with services done at the Porsche dealer up through 1992, and paper receipts are included through present day.
The 1987 is the first year of the much-improved and very desirable G50 transmission, which was a stronger gearbox with shorter throws and crisper shifts than the 915 which it replaced.
This particular car is finished in Black with black interior, and is very clean inside and out. The exterior paint is all original sans the driver's front fender, which was refinished for a small repair next to the headlight trim ring. Paintmeter readings confirm consistent factory thicknesses on all other panels, and all original factory stickers and VIN tags are present, including the underhood option sticker. Factory options include front and rear spoilers and the somewhat rare limited slip differential.
The interior is very clean with only minimal wear consistent with the 54k original miles. The dash is straight with no cracks or warping, and the seats are firm and the leather supple with no tears and only minor wear on the driver's outside bolster. 
The car starts, drives, and shifts smoothly with no drama, and the A/C blows cold having just been recharged.The tires have good tread but could be replaced due to age. The Fuchs wheels have recently refinished centers, and the outer rim has a chrome plating which looks good but is starting to show pitting. The underside of the car is dry with no leaks, and free of any corrosion. The previous owner used it as a sunny-day summer driver, and claims that in his 20+ year ownership of the car, he is pretty sure it never saw rain.
Overall, this is is a very solid example that's about as original as they come, with the only departures from original being a Clifford, umm, 'period-correct' alarm system, and the chrome-plated outer rims. It is up-to-date on service and ready for the new owner to enjoy. Original books, stamped warranty/maintenance booklet, keys, complete tool roll, spare tire, and jack are included with the car.

Factory Options:
018 Sport steering wheel with elevated hub
158 Blaupunkt Reno SQR46 Radio
220 Locking differential
395 16x6 and 16x7 Fuchs Forged Alloy Wheels
473 Front and Rear Spoiler
C02 Equipped with catalytic converter

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Price: SOLD

We recently acquired this collector-grade G50 911 coupe from its long term owner. He was the second owner and it has been in his care since 1989.

It is original in almost every aspect, from motor and gearbox to Blaupunkt radio to paint (the two exceptions being a paint repair on the rear bumper and a small spot of paintwork on the front hood around the Porsche crest).

After purchase, we had an extensive mechanical freshening performed by Steinel's Autowerks, a renowned Porsche specialist, at an expense of over $7k. Additionally, we had a comprehensive 12+ hour detailing to restore the car to its original glory.

The car is complete with two sets of keys, all manuals including stamped service book, purchase and service receipts, spare tire, tools, jack, and air compressor.

Factory Options:

158 Cassette-radio Blaupunkt Reno SQR 46
341 Central locking system
395 16" Fuchs forged alloy wheels
424 Automatic heating control
425 Rear window wiper
437 8-way electrical seat, left
438 8-way electrical seat, right
454 Automatic speed control
473 Front and rear spoiler
533 Alarm

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Price: SOLD