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'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.

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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.

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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.
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Andy Steben '71 1750 GTV (daily driver & track day car)
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