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oh and don't worry about pooping on my party.... I have had a few guys call me from this board that said indeed that those rims were a very expensive porsche upgrade and I have had people tell me the opposite, My slant has no front louvers and its steel. I had a guy tell me he has the options list showing the slant without the front louvers but very few were ordered. Who knows, it gets to the point of ridiculous All I know is its a friggen awesome car to drive.

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oh and don't worry about pooping on my party.... I have had a few guys call me from this board that said indeed that those rims were a very expensive porsche upgrade and I have had people tell me the opposite, My slant has no front louvers and its steel. I had a guy tell me he has the options list showing the slant without the front louvers but very few were ordered. Who knows, it gets to the point of ridiculous All I know is its a friggen awesome car to drive.
Of everything we've all said on this post, your last sentence is the only thing that really matters! And I agree wholeheartedly.

Re: options, rims, etc; based on some of the color combos and ostrich/snakeskin-ridden interiors that have come from the factory, absolutely ANYTHING was (is?) possible from Porsche.

As for a slant nose w/o the louvers, not only do I personally love this look, but considering the first-ever slant nose (pic below's taken from this thread - Slantnose, Slant nose,Slope, M505 factory 930S documents, registry, ultimate,flachbau) was/is sans louvers, I think it's pretty safe to say that the factory knew how to make 'em this way...

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Suggest you obtain a copy of Feb '83 Car & Driver Magazine. There is an article about a 930S that was imported by Scottsdale Porsche + Audi owner Steven Knappenberger and then federalized by Alan Johnson Porsche +Audi (his partner in the importing arrangement). An early special wishes factory job. Reference is made to the importer's then adding "huge Pirelli P7 tires on wide BBS fifteen-inch wheels were installed . . ."

The pics in the article show wheels that look like yours, except with gold not black centers. It also appears (pics not too clear) that the slope fenders do not have slats, as with yours, as well as the euro version of the 930S spoiler like yours. HTH.
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Driving lights

Oh, and on euro 930S cars, the fog lights were replaced by Hella driivng lights, which is probably what you are referring to. I believe they came out of the 944 and 924 parts bin, by the way.
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. I believe I have the same article, and yes that describes my car to a "T" and you are correct about those driving lights, when you look at them you would think they came off a tractor(weird frame and lens). One of the lenses was replaced with a different Hella lens and I am now in the process of refurbishing all of that. I was more than confident that some one had put those on as a afterthought and then when I was getting some parts from my local Porsche guy he accidentally sent me a page showing those lights on a Euro slant. I was shocked. as far as I can tell and I have done a ton of research I have one of those cars that the article speaks about. It has been owned by a member of my family since 85. THe car is just awesome, very unique I will post some pics when I get the nose back on, I am replacing some lights and the front oil cooler attachment were cracked so I had to take it in and have it fixed. Heres a pic of when I first brought her home I have been fixing a bunch of little things .
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That magazine is still available here: oldmags.com - Car and Driver February 1983 - Product Details. A red 930S is on the cover.
I bought a European Car '93 issue that had a big write up on DP's from these guys a weeks ago.
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thanks for telling me about the magazine, the copy I have is a photo copy, I just ordered the one you found. thanks again
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I'm aware this is an ancient thread, but I wanted to correct the people who said that BBS never made a 16-bolt 15-inch wheel for Porsche. They did. It is an E78 fitted to the occasional 911, but built specifically for homologated 924 GT cars. I have a few sets of these sitting on the shelf. They're all gold.
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. I believe I have the same article, and yes that describes my car to a "T"
[QUOTE=jonmont;5740262]Suggest you obtain a copy of Feb '83 Car & Driver Magazine. There is an article about a 930S that was imported by Scottsdale Porsche + Audi owner Steven Knappenberger and then federalized by Alan Johnson Porsche +Audi (his partner in the importing arrangement). An early special wishes factory job.

Another Alan Johnson Slant without louvers, built in 1983. This 1979 factory color to sample 930,was built to be used for mild weekend DE and street use.
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yeah i have that article and i am thinking my car was one of those they talk about in the article. i am told there were only a handful brought into the US in 84. and mine is a 930S. I am thinking of going to some 17 inch RUF Speedlines if anyone has some laying around. I like my BBS but the cost of the rears is just bad! and the Yokohomas i am forced to get don't last log at all. i have maybe 4K on them and they are almost shot. I don't track the car or drive it to crazy.
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If you are not doing factory Fuch, RUF Speedlines are the best looking non factory wheels!

OK, maybe I am biased...... a little.

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I am having the same issue with my 85 930. I was thinking of switching my 15" BBS rims for 18" Forgeline rims and the Yokos for Michelin PS2s.
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thats a iconic look.
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i hav seen some rims that were 10's on the rears and 8's or 9's on the front. whats your guys thoughts?
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I am having the same issue with my 85 930. I was thinking of switching my 15" BBS rims for 18" Forgeline rims and the Yokos for Michelin PS2s.

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