Road Scholars Cayman GTR Build – Video

by | Apr,2017

 

Road Scholars Cayman GTR Build – Video

Video by Trey Devon 

 

Highlighted custom features of the Road Scholars Cayman GTR
Body-
* Custom mixed BASF paint in “Burgundy” color – inspired by our 1949 Porsche 356 Gmund restoration
* 911 GT3RS front clip conversion
* Hand fabricated all metal “Wide Body” treatment to doors and quarter panels
* Custom made 1 of 1 rear bumper to fit widened quarter panels
* Shaved roof rails
* 2016 GT4 wing in carbon fiber
* GT3RS Cup Car front lip, hand-made in carbon fiber
* Carbon fiber side mirrors and quarter panel vents
* Shaved rear hatch
* CNC machined custom Cayman GTR sill plates and floor panels
* Color matched front headlamps with LED update
* Smoked taillights and marker lenses
Wheels and Suspension-
* Custom built 19″ Rotiform HUR wheels wrapped in Nitto Invo Tires
* Complete Porsche Cup-Car suspension package
* Bilstien Coil over struts
* GT3RS 6 piston brake calipers and ceramic 2 piece rotors (custom color matched)
* Air lift front suspension
Drivetrain-
* 4.2 liter 911 engine with X51 heads and larger fuel injectors
* Clear interior engine house for aesthetic purposes
* Upgraded performance axles by Driveshaft
* Custom header and exhaust 
* CAE Ultra Short Shifter 
* Upgraded performance clutch 
 
Interior-
* “Napa brown” and “Natural Beige” custom upholstery with Burgundy stitching throughout
* Custom fabricated flat bottom steering wheel with matching upholstery
* Red gauge cluster with matching upholstery
* Body color seat buckets with a matte finish
* Custom trim around clear engine house
* Striped headliner in body color matched leather
* Unique “hot stamped” textured leather accents throughout

 

Issue: April 2017

The 1964 356C of Renée Crist – A Classic Driver

As Collections Manager of LeMay – America’s Car Museum in Tacoma Washington, Renée Crist has sampled every classic automobile you can imagine. So when it came time to purchase a vintage sports car, she had a lot to consider.

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The Speedster as Blue Chip

The Porsche Speedster and Carrera models continue to drive the 356 blue chip market. Both these 356 models have become iconic, but for different reasons: the Speedster for it’s alluring minimalist styling cues, and the Carrera for its mythical four-cam engine performance attributes.

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Editors Note : April 2017

In our brief April issue we consider collectibles, what makes a Porsche a desirable possession. Through our regular contributor Randy Wells, we meet about Renée Crist, someone who really knows about collectible automobiles as the collections manager

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Road Scholars Cayman GTR Build – Video

Video by Trey Devon

Highlighted custom features of the Road Scholars Cayman GTR

Body-
* Custom mixed BASF paint in “Burgundy” color – inspired by our 1949 Porsche 356 Gmund restoration
* 911 GT3RS front clip conversion
* Hand fabricated all metal “Wide Body” treatment to doors and quarter panels
* Custom made 1 of 1 rear bumper to fit widened quarter panels
* Shaved roof rails
* 2016 GT4 wing in carbon fiber
* GT3RS Cup Car front lip, hand-made in carbon fiber

Read More