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Matt Monson Matt Monson is offline
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Join Date: Nov 2007
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Originally Posted by nathanbs View Post
The only custom porsches that are currently bringing good money are RS wannabes. 914s can be picked up for $5-10k drop a $10-12k motor off of pelican and where does that get you? I would value a bone stock all original 2.0L 4 cyl over this one. Its only a 914/6 if its an original 914/6 in my eyes. What I would like to see is how much would a balls to the walls quality 914/6 GT build bring? Even then I think it will struggle in the same way custom short hoods still haven't reached any high numbers.
I agree with your analysis of it. Nice original 73-74 2.0s are mostly worth more than many /6 conversions. However, it really is a case by case thing. Some were done a long time ago to a low standard. Others are being done now to the same sort of standard as Flyin Hawaiian's 911 stuff. Look at what PMB and Patrick are building for examples.

It's mostly a curiousity thing for me. I've decided to make a /6 out of my bumble bee. I'm probably devaluing it in the short term. I don't really care because I've always wanted a /6 and real ones are now out of my reach financially. I'm not buying any $50k+ car in the near future.
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