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964 c4 conversion

Hello ..
I have a 1990 964 C4 that i am converting to track car.
i emailed elephant racing few days ago asking if they have a bolt on kit for the front and rear suspension to convert it to C2 and get rid of all the ABS , power steering and 4 wheel components including G64 transmission.
they told me its possible
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what do you think?
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Converting a C4 to a C2 is a lot of work and expense. Elephant racing is showing you suspension bits but converting from C4 to C2 takes much much more.

You can modify the C4 tranny and eliminate the front part of the drivetrain there is a thread on Rennlist detailing the massive amounts of work involved. You can also go the route I took which was to switch to a C2 tranny. In my case I am using a 993 6 speed. It requires new drive shafts and you will need in all cases a new shift box installed as well as other things.

I tried to list what I did on my build thread. It is a bit of work and expense even doing a lot of it myself.

https://rennlist.com/forums/964-forum/837024-my-long-overdue-964-widebody-track-car-build-thread-long.html

BTW I sourced most of those parts for less. Elephant is nice but also look at ERP and Tarrett.

Best luck.

Although there have been some nicely setup C2's for the track that have sold recently for reasonable money. You might consider that approach and sell your C4 especially if it is in nice condition.
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Thanks for the information.
I was thinking of selling it .but could not find a buyer in Kuwait.
So my only option is to convert it to 2 wheel.
I was hoping that elephant racing will be a bolt on solution.
I always thought that all 964 are the same .and the only difference is the front and rear suspension.
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Cobalt
Thanks for the information.
I was thinking of selling it .but could not find a buyer in Kuwait.
So my only option is to convert it to 2 wheel.
I was hoping that elephant racing will be a bolt on solution.
I always thought that all 964 are the same .and the only difference is the front and rear suspension.
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I wish that was the case. The factory was ever evolving these cars even more so than the 3.2's. There are changes throughout the MY's and by 1992 the cars were very different than the earlier cars although the changes don't alter the cars characteristics.
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i guess that my only option to keep it C4 , but i really need to delete the ABS . and clear the trunk. to reduce weight .
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Cobalt
Thanks for the information.
I was thinking of selling it .but could not find a buyer in Kuwait.
So my only option is to convert it to 2 wheel.
I was hoping that elephant racing will be a bolt on solution.
I always thought that all 964 are the same .and the only difference is the front and rear suspension.
Regards
The suspension is no different from 2 to 4 models. Start with a c-2 transmission and go from there. I'd retain the C-4 hydraulic brake system including ABS though.
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