No time this week to complete installation of all the parts shown below, but I did carefully do a trial fit. No seal around the turn signal, because to fully install the seals and light the wiring needs to be done.
Anyway, just wanted to get a look at what the recent work would look like when all in place.
Looks good to me! It will be a while (perhaps a month or more) before cleaning up all wiring and inner fender on the passenger side. Then the headlights, turn signals, horns and horn grills will be all permanently installed, but I am happy with the progress.
Happy to again own an official Price List for 356 C Accessories. I had sold one before when I sold Miss June. Never again! Anyway, below is a photo and it is, dare I say it,,, perfect. There are plenty of interesting options and prices, but one I always like to point out is the fog lights. The only option for fog lights is 9121, and it is for YELLOW fog lights. Clear were not offered.
Below the two shots of the Accessories Price List is a booklet that let owners know where the Dealership facilities were. I always like to look for Trans Ocean of these booklets, so showing page 8 and they are in the left column.
Now that the front grills are restored as best as I can, and the horns are also done, time to move to install them and put them right next to these! Should make a pretty darn nice appearance.
porsche museum book
This book is not from the super modern/new PORSCHE museum, but rather from the original museum at the factory. Published well over 30 years ago, my copy is still in great shape. The tickets from attending the museum are inside the book. Booklet showing museum hours and how to get there is laid on top of the book in my photo below.
See lots more of my documents in the Documents Section.
NOS Vs. reproduction
Took this photo today to help show the difference between my NOS PORSCHE emblem and a fresh/new one from one of the major Porsche parts suppliers. First, I want to say that I think the reproduction one represents itself well, and the suppliers of this can be proud of the item they sell and the value of the emblem. They did a good job.
Relative strength aside, there are a couple of "tells" on how to know if one is NOS or reproduction. In the photos below, the NOS one is in the top photo.
Note the difference of the background. The little pebbles on the reproduction one are more like grains of sand in the original.
On the backside, most people look for the symbol R. Certainly that is a way to tell, but also look at the mounting posts. New ones are smooth- original show marks from tooling.
NOS one goes on Miss April, even though it has some shelf wear.
More fun stuff!
Here is a recent addition to my stash of PORSCHE stuff. I put the NOS C emblem in there to show the size of the tray.
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