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What's the engine number
Original was 6404050

1971 911S engine that is in it is 6311776 I think, the 4th digit is hard to read until we get it out of the car for a thorough cleaning.
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are you sure it's 6311776? or 6310776?
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Hello,

It is 6311778, I finally got a clear picture of it today:
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Finally got the other car off of the lift and got the 914-6 up in the air so we could see what we bought. It's actually quite solid with good pans etc. A few minor spots to deal with, but overall in better condition than we were expecting. We also dropped the engine and transaxle out of it and everything looks good so far. Saw many things to indicate that it has less than 5k on a complete rebuild of the engine and trans as we were told when we bought it. Plan to thoroughly clean the engine compartment and bolt it back in. Also pulled the calipers so we can send them off to be rebuilt. COA arrived this week confirming that it still has it's original transaxle (converted to side shifter) and what the original engine number was. Interestingly the car originally had chrome wheels.



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So Porsche ended up putting the engine number on your COA or you figured it out prior?
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So Porsche ended up putting the engine number on your COA or you figured it out prior?
We were able to find out what we thought was the original engine number which we supplied to PCNA when we applied for the COA. They confirmed the number on the COA, along with the transaxle number, which we got off the one in the car, and it is the original.
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Crazy how the factory calls steel wheels that were chromed?
Chrome whole disk wheels?
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Car is shaping up.

Finally had some time to tinker some more on the 914-6. We pulled the interior out for a thorough cleaning. Floors look surprisingly good. Pulled the pedal cluster to clean and treat under it, looks like it was rebuilt not too many miles ago.
Replacing the master cylinder just because it looks crusty. Debating whether to go with the 19mm bore or the 23mm. It has the larger SC brakes on the front and stock 914-6 rears which we sent off to the rebuilders.

Opinions on 19vs23mm?

Dash and seats are in excellent condition after cleaning - another pleasant surprise.
Someone did convert the passenger seat to the adjustable type at some point.

Cleaned up the engine/transaxle some more too. Now they are ready to go back in after we finish cleaning the engine compartment and area above the transaxle.


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The other 914 we bought from the same estate (currently on eBay).
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Replacing the master cylinder just because it looks crusty. Debating whether to go with the 19mm bore or the 23mm. It has the larger SC brakes on the front and stock 914-6 rears which we sent off to the rebuilders.

Opinions on 19vs23mm?
Caliper piston sizes have not changed, and the 23 is a big bore change from the 19. With the 23 you would get higher pedal effort and lower brake feel. I have always felt that the 19 is a good balance. I do have some 20's to play with, but these are very hard to find. The 20 was used on the 911S from 1969 onwards for only a short period.
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Definitely go with the 19mm.
When can I come see your car? Or help you with your project?
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