Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

A friend of mine has an authentic 1:1 version of the less-than-1000 built Porsche 930 Turbo Flachbau (or slantnose), and as such I’m converting one of my childhood cars to look like his.

The car on the right is a recent auction acquisition, so I decided the rework my beat up childhood example to Flachbau status!
The car on the right is a recent auction acquisition, so I decided the rework my beat up childhood example to Flachbau status!
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It is rumored that Porsche created between 900 and 1,000 actual Flachbau 930s via their Sonderwunsch program, which was a special order program.
It is rumored that Porsche created between 900 and 1,000 actual Flachbau 930s via their Sonderwunsch program, which was a special order program.
With the front tapered down, it’s time for some paintwork. Her bugeye 930 fraternal twin comes along for the ride.
With the front tapered down, it’s time for some paintwork. Her bugeye 930 fraternal twin comes along for the ride.
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I have to use some new axles but it shouldn’t be an issue.
I have to use some new axles but it shouldn’t be an issue.
These wheels came off of a HW Custom ‘59 Caddy coupe, and are perfect for this use.
These wheels came off of a HW Custom ‘59 Caddy coupe, and are perfect for this use.
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This is a pic from Google images but his has gold BBS wheels just like these, under the beautiful red and tan.
This is a pic from Google images but his has gold BBS wheels just like these, under the beautiful red and tan.
Now that the paint has been (mostly) removed, she’s got an appointment with some 100, 150 and 220 grit sandpaper.
Now that the paint has been (mostly) removed, she’s got an appointment with some 100, 150 and 220 grit sandpaper.
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Transporter truck is a Majorette International COE.
Transporter truck is a Majorette International COE.

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