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DFW_IE DFW_IE is offline
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Engine number is in the range for a 1966 912
Range is 744211-750001
So engine is not original as you mentioned.

The obvious things to note are -
Incorrect seats
Incorrect headlights
Incorrect decklid
Incorrect door panels

I think that's the correct side view mirror (large durant mirror)

However all this is easily changed if you wanted to.

You really need to check for rust, check-
Floorboards
Pedal area
Front suspension area
Rear parcel
Rear seat bottoms

-pretty much the whole bottom of the car needs to be checked for rust. Rust Repair gets expensive (ask me how I know)

Also check the bottom corners of the windshield and rear glass.

I think that the 1968 front suspension is an odd combination of parts since they were transitioning to the 1969 suspension and longer wheelbase.

Car does photograph well- looks good but should be checked out.

The 912 engines are pretty reliable but parts can be expensive.
I have been out of the market for a while but in my opinion $35k seems like a lot for a non matching engine 912. You can look at 911SCs for that kind of money. Car looks good- just lower it a little bit if you get it



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