1980 Porsche 911 SC Red

1980 Porsche 911 SC

Make: Porsche
Model: 911
Trim: SC
Year: 1980
Mileage: 74726
VIN: 91A0142299
Color: Red
Engine: 3.0
Cylinders: 6
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Extras
CD Player, Leather Seats, Sunroof
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Description for Porsche 911 1980

For Sale: 1980 Porsche 911 SC

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We have owned this Porsche since around 2003. It has always been garage kept since the day we bought it, as well as covered with an all-season cover when it wasn't in use. We have done regular maintenance on it as needed, and the time has come to sell in light of a recent engine problem.

Back in 2012, the car was taken to Farmer Automotive in Indiana (a supposed experienced and competent Porsche mechanic). We spent around $12K for a full engine rebuild/refresh. Farmer tore it down and completed this "rebuild”. Afterwards, the engine was properly re-broken back in according to his stipulations. The engine has had less than 3K miles put on it since the rebuild. In 2017, vehicle was being driven down the interstate when it suddenly developed a very loud knock.We took it to another Porsche mechanic, Pat Williams Racing, who diagnosed it as spun rod bearing (this was based on the sound of the engine/knock ONLY, as he has not opened it up to confirm if this is the problem). There is also potential that additional damage was done when the bearing went.While the engine still canrun, it is very rough with an extremely loud knock, and it has not been run since Pat diagnosed it.

We kept the car for a couple years in hopes to fix it, but we have lost interest in it and we are ready to move on to something else.The buyermust understandthat this vehicle will require either engine disassembly for repairsor possibly engine replacement depending on the damage caused internally.

About the car:

-Guards Red exterior with black leather interior-Manual Transmission-74726miles-Includes optional Turbo "tea tray" tail, front spoiler, and fog lights-The vehicle will be sold with its all-season car cover andfull front leather bra-Upgrades:Sparcosteering wheel (the vehicle will also come with the original steering wheel),SparcoFighter seats (original Porsche seats included as well, with some wear),Racequip5 point harnesses (original belts are still inside the car), new Porsche head unit, new front Porsche emblem

Known Issues:

-Engine Knock (obviously)-The A/C compressor was removed-The sunroof needs some work to function properly-The paint on the car is less than perfect. The front nose of the car was repainted a few years ago to correct rock chipsfrom years of driving, but the rest of the vehicle from the windshield/doors backhas paint issues/some fading. See pictures- I have taken pictures of the imperfections I could find on the car.-The odometer gear is broken, so the mileage is off by a few hundred miles. I have the replacement gear, it just needs to be replaced.-The battery is dead from the car not being driven

I have done my best to describe issuesI know exist but understand that the car is 39 years old, it is not perfect and other imperfections/wear and tear may exist from years of use.

If you have additional questions, please ask. I can provide additional pictures upon request if there is something you are curious about.


The vehicle is being sold as is. Buyer is responsible for pick up or arranging shipping. Keep in mind the vehicle will need to be trailered/towed. Pat Williams Racing is also local here, so you can take it to him for repair. He comes highly recommended.


After winning the listing, please contact me to arrange payment and pickup. Buyer has 48 hours to make contact with me to start the transaction. I reserve the right to cancel the listing at any time. Would prefer to sell to US buyers only. If international, please contact me BEFORE you bid. If you don't have positive feedback/buying history, don't bother bidding. Serious bidders only.