Neal K 1975 Porsche 911 S 2dr Coupe

It snuck up on me.

I had about 23 cars in my collection from a 80 Ferrari, to a 39 Mercury when I came across this 1975 Porsche 911 S with a widebody kit and a 80 model year CIS 3.0 engine on EBay going for a reasonable price. I won the car as high bidder and flew from my home in Katy (West Houston) Texas to Naples Florida to drive the car home. The po had said the car ran rough, I thought it just needed a tune up, but upon checking the car out, it wouldn't run at all! I needed to get back to Houston rather quickly as I had a job coming up at my work. Well the fellow I bought the car from had a nice 2002 Chevy Avalanche 2500 and a tilt bed car trailer, so I bought them together to bring the Porsche back home, along with a 356 Porsche kit car. What can I say, it's an illness. Any way, once I got the 911 home I determined it needed a new CDI ignition unit, and after replacing that the thing ran like a scalded dog. It was very fast, handled amazingly well and stopped like no other car that I had ever driven. I had never previously considered owning a 911 as plainly it couldn't handle that well, nor be a good driver's car because the engine was in the wrong place! Now I kick myself for all those years I could have been driving and enjoying these cars. What can I say, it had to sneak up on me! :)

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