914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

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914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by 4agedub » Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:57 am

My dad bought this 914 a couple of weeks ago. It's got a renegade small block chev conversion and some weird aero kit on it.
Has anyone seen this aero kit before?, if not it's probably a once off. It's surely not the prettiest kit I've seen before, but defenately something different.

This car was exported from Oregon USA to South Africa around 2001 according to the PO. But no other info was available.
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Re: 914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by helowrench » Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:11 am

Chalon maybe

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Re: 914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by 4agedub » Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:49 am

The Chalon kit does look pretty similar.
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Re: 914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by Type 4 Unleashed » Wed Oct 16, 2013 2:39 pm

That kit is not even close to a Chalon. It's one of the kits made for class racing.

It looks like a Groupe 5 kit, close to what http://www.americaninternationalracing. ... 6&page=107 makes, the manufacturer is probably out of business ?
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Re: 914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by ALYKAT III » Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:37 pm

I don't have a clue as to what it is, but I kind of like it for some reason.

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Re: 914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by Jadewombat » Tue Dec 24, 2013 8:46 am

The back end looks like a new camaro, the front kind of reminds me of Kitt, the sides like a Toyota MR2. Smart idea to vent the front fenders. Making it wider seems like it is trying to make the car more wide and stable for higher speeds like a supercar, but still with a short wheelbase I am always reminded of this:

http://www.bbcamerica.com/top-gear/vide ... f-gti-w12/

Almost 4:00 into it.

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Re: 914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by miketori » Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:59 pm

made by Fiberfab in the late 1980's "914erossa"

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Re: 914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by 4agedub » Thu May 14, 2015 1:20 am

Here's an quick update of the progress...
The car is 99% done, just a couple of small items left. We'll probably take it to the track once or twice and then put the car up for sale again to make space for our other projects.

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Re: 914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by aircooledtechguy » Thu May 14, 2015 2:08 pm

Nicely done!! That thing will look and play the part for sure.

Where you plan to race it??

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Post by 4agedub » Fri May 15, 2015 12:13 am

We'll most probably only track day the car a couple of times to sort out the handling and setup before putting it up for sale. It should be legal in a couple of classes locally.
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Re: 914 with strange aero kit... anyone seen this before?

Post by 4agedub » Tue Jul 07, 2015 7:02 am

Some progress...

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The final to do list is getting pretty small now... only a couple of small items left. Hopefully we can have it ready for the next test / tune day which is in two weeks time.
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