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True 1965 Porsche 911 Coupe Numbers Matching 95% Orig. Parts. 3-Year Restoration

Make: Porsche
Model: 911
SubModel: 6402 Paint
Type: Coupe
Year: 1965
Mileage: 100
VIN: 302003
Color: Red
Cylinders: 6
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Costa Mesa, California, United States

1965 Porsche 911 6402 Paint Additional Info:

*NOTE: We have over 300 detailed photos inlcuding the build on our website at www.AutoKennel.com*

1965 Porsche 911 Coupe

Numbers Matching

All Original Metal

Fresh Ground Up Restoration

Stock #0740 VIN # 302003

TRN# 102038 (901/0)

ENG# 902082

Numbers Matching

Less than 100-Miles on Fresh Bare Metal Restoration

Ruby Red/6402 on Black Leatherette (B)

5-Speed 901 Manual Transmission

Clean and Clear Title

Certificate of Authenticity

Copy of Factory Kardex

Restoring an early production 911 is far more difficult than most realize. It really all starts with the condition of the car before the work starts. The majority of the trim and details are not available even as reproduction. Most of the reproduction parts are generic for all short wheel base (SWB) 911s. As Porsche was ramping up their production capabilities for the new 911 model back in 1964/65, there were frequent changes to the details throughout the first few thousand models making much of the trim and components virtually non-existent.

This 911 was produced on July 22nd, 1965 and delivered new by Brumos Porsche of Jacksonville to a W.A. Stockton of West Palm Beach on September 22nd, 1965. It lived most of its life in Florida. It was ordered with the following factory options:

Webasto heater (01 549)

Tinted glass all around

Wheel caps w/crest

Exterior mirror left

Phoenix tires (165/15)

The owner of this ’65 was fortunate that he found a car that had mechanical failure decades ago. This was key to this car surviving. When the engine failed on this 911, apparently, it was simply tucked away in a garage and covered. As a result, most of the unique details and metal were preserved. This example was very complete with an extensive list of original parts to the car. Some highly skilled and well-respected craftsmen carefully restored these components. These original parts include:

All corner lights

Steering wheel

Deco trim

Hella fog lights

All metal panels (correct vin stampings)

Passenger fender washer fluid bag (original)

Correct shock towers

Original floor and front pan

Hood latch panel

Correct concave button door handles

Correct unique handles on ashtray and glove box

All window trim

4-screw horn grills

Original hood crest

Stainless door thresholds

Correct unrestored sun visors

Shift lever and knob (correct year bend)

Correct factory leather shift and hand brake boots

All glass original (except correct stamped replacement windscreen)

Date stamped gauges

Brass ignition bezel

Engine cover grill with brass buttons

Correct 4-button dash

Original factory tool kit and jack (wrenches restored)

07/65 Date stamped wheels (all 5)

Correct cast iron distributor

Alternator/fan housing

Valve covers

Correct Nadella half shaft axles

80-90% of all the hardware is original and re-plated

All latches and hinges are original/correct Karmax parts

*NOTE: The original Webasto heater system comes with the car. It is unrestored but complete. Due to safety issues, the owner decided not to install this into the car.

These are just highlights of some of the rare parts this 911 has. The list goes on with correct date stamped engine parts as well (see pics).

This was a three-year restoration. The owner is a long time Porsche enthusiast who also enjoys finding rare and original parts. While work was being done, he combed the country for any other correct and original parts he could find for this project. Some of the best in the industry were employed to help restore this 911. Peter Sorensen with PBR Restorations was in charge of the drivetrain rebuild/restoration. Based in Northern California, Peter is recognized as one of the top engine builders in the area. Aaron Burnham in Camarillo refurbished the original Solex carburetors. Eric with PMB Performance restored the original brakes.

The paint and bodywork as well as assembly were given to Brandon Penserini of Altissimo in Napa, California. Brandon’s work has been recognized not only at the Pebble Beach Concours, but also recent wins at the Good Guys show.

Finally, Autos International restored the interior. Even the carpet is correctly restored with the cloth bindings (vs. vinyl) found on these early production 911s.

Although this example has mostly original parts, in the few cases, none could be found; new parts were purchased directly from Porsche with the exception of the heat exchangers and exhaust, which are from Dansk. This car had very rare ’64 production heat exchangers, which were decided to be used for the owner’s ’64 restoration project currently under way.

The cosmetic condition is excellent and fresh. The paint looks great with no blemishes. All the original brightwork has been restored. The correct date stamped wheels wear new Vredestein tires. The interior looks equally as nice as everything has been restored. The wood dash has been properly finished as well.

Recently, we had a local Porsche specialist go through the car, tune it, and make sure everything operates properly.

The car is a fresh restoration so we put 100 shakedown miles on it. The power is strong and very responsive. We’ve adjusted the Solex carbs a few times. They will probably need to be further adjusted as the car breaks in. It holds idle at start with no smoking. Once it warms up, it drives great.

This Porsche comes with the owner’s manual, spare tire/wheel, original tool kit, jack, build photos, copy of the Kardex, and Porsche Certificate of Authenticity.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Paul at 714-335-4911 or paul@autokennel.com

For tons of photos, go to: www.AutoKennel.com

This vehicle is sold “as-is” with no warranty, written or implied. In some cases, the vehicle does have the remaining factory warranty still in place and will be described above if that is the case. All taxes and fees are the responsibility of the buyer and are not included in the listed price. All vehicle sales will require a $65 document fee. The vehicle listed is described to the best of our ability. The information is based on our own research and statements made to us by the previous owner(s). To the best of our knowledge, the above information is accurate. We are not responsible for errors in our description of options or any other details. The above-mentioned vehicle is used and can be expected to show some wear and tear. It is not a brand new vehicle. We do welcome all local pre-purchase inspections on vehicles in order to verify condition.