Original One Owner Survivor 1981 Porsche 924 Turbo 924S S Sports Car Classic

1981 Porsche 924 Turbo for sale in Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States

Item location: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Make: Porsche
Model: 924
SubModel: Turbo
Type: Coupe
Trim: Turbo
Year: 1981
Mileage: 48,974
VIN: WP0AA0936BN150733
Color: Silver
Engine size: 4 Cylinder Turbo
Number of cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Options: Sunroof
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description for Porsche 924 1981

This is being re-listed again due to a non paying bidder. Please bid only if you intend to follow through with the auction.

You are looking at a survivor 1981 Porsche 924 Turbo. This Porsche has been cared for by the same owner since new.

Unfortunately the death of the owner and sale of the house forces the sale of this vehicle. It is also in need of a turbo rebuild (common issue) and other work as noted below. It has a squeaky clean Carfax as well. Below is a video collection of this Porsche:

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This 1981 Porsche 924 Turbo was purchased locally by a PCA member until he passed away. Unfortunately, it sat in their garage for years, and it appears that the turbo will need to be rebuilt. These use engine oil to cool the turbo and we had the car inspected by a local Porsche mechanic that found loads of oil in the turbo unit which is being fed in the motor.

The odometer was repaired and reset on 6/22/1983 when the vehicle had 22,723 miles. If you add the odometer reading currently at 26251 miles, the vehicle has an original 48974 miles. This is supported by the maintenance book and receipts. The Carfax is squeaky clean with only a handful of entries and 26,000 miles.

In addition, he did a leakdown / compression test. The data was all four cylinders showed approximately 135-140 lbs of compression and passed the leakdown test. What he also found is that after properly prepping the engine and starting it, is that the oil pressure light is on at idle at times, and there is some valve clatter. He was concerned that the lower end may need bearings but until the turbo is fixed, there would be no way to know.

The good news is that this can all be repaired, especially if someone knows (and loves) these cars and can do their own work. Parts can be found and the turbos can be rebuilt for around $500 not including labor. This original paint / extremely low mileage car is worthy of repairs, even if it means the engine needs to come out do do so. Note that due to our findings, this car should be considered a project and not driven until the engine is repaired to prevent any damage. It is being sold as-is.

Given the ultra low mileage, condition of the interior, transmission and body, it is hard to find anything cleaner than this. The paint is outstanding and the original color combination with a leather interior and original Blaupunkt radio. It also has the books and receipts. There are very minor marks, chips and small touch ups on the body but it is the nicest we have seen over the years.

If you are looking for a new car, no squeaks or rattles, or the reliability of a Toyota Camry, this car is not for you. If you like a project and understand what you are buying, this vehicle deserves a closer look. We ask that bidders know what they are buying.

Additional auction information:

Any of these should be trailered to their destination until the vehicle is checked over for safety. We are also requiring a bill of sale be signed by the new owner stating this vehicle is being purchased as-is.

Please call us at (262) 894-7348 for additional information on this vehicle. We do reserve the right to end the auction early as it is for sale locally. We are happy to talk with you about the automobile as well.

Auction Terms and Conditions:

This vehicle is sold strictly as-is-as shown without any set aside for problems or issues. We welcome and encourage inspection of all vehicles prior to bidding because opinions may vary. All listings are described as accurately as possible. If you plan to have a vehicle inspection, please make sure you inspect the vehicle prior to bidding. Buyer is responsible for any inspection charges and fees.

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Due to the age and no control over the future use of this item, it is sold strictly as-is as-shown without warranty expressed or implied. You are welcome to inspect this item in person while the auction is running. We are not responsible for any small detail left out of the description as we are a consignment store and not experts on the items we list.

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