1968 911L SWB
1968 911L SWB.
Original Blutorange (6809). Black interior. 4 documented private owners. 56000 miles with owners manual and many bills. Matching engine and chassis numbers. Factory original S brakes and S suspension.
Delivered to California, first registered 21 December 1968. Stored for years needing engine work in US before being shipped to UK in 2003 and stored for further 5 years until recommisioning to a very high standard by marque specialists Linstone over 12 months. No accidents, all original body panels apart from one sill, mechanically rebuilt. Superb rust-free bodyshell, stripped to bare metal and underneath.
Detailed chassis and engine compartment.
Engine fully rebuilt at great cost and uprated to high standard, with new pistons and barrels, to 148 bhp. Fitted with 901 5-speed gearbox(Originally Sportmatic). New clutch and linkage. Hydraulic tensioners, stainless steel heat exchangers.
Superb original seats, excellent doorbins and uncracked dash. Perfect headliner and sunvisors. Original tinted glass and locks, rubber overmats, tools 6x15 Fuchs wheels
Mark Linstone did a great job in the restoration and engine. After buying this off Graham at Roger Brays it was the perfect lesson in how to restore a 911 properly and brought the realisation that many thousands can be wasted if one is not in personal control of the process.