Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Alhambra, Calif
'71 GTV Resurection
During our last AROSC time trial at Willow Springs my GTV's 1750 engine gave up the ghost, a failing crank bearing. Here it is after limping in from the track.
While a new engine was being prepare I thought I'd cleanup and repaint the engine bay a light flat gray. The compartment was a different red than the rest of the car along with some black.
After looking at the engine bay as well as the generally poor condition of it's Porsche Guard Red respray I decide to repaint the whole car. This would be better than it was but not a rotisserie job, the car is still going to be a daily driver/track day car.
As the paint(s) came off we found tons of Bondo and even a fiberglass "repair" of the right-front rocker. The chassis is experiencing the equivalent of a Nutrisystem diet.
Andy Steben '71 1750 GTV (daily driver & track day car)