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GT Porsche|March 2017

Peter Morgan’s plans to start a makeover on his 1972 911S have received a shot of inspiration from a new book…

Peter Morgan

I cannot resist the urge to take my 1972 911S apart any longer. I’ve owned my S for some 36 years and in that time I’ve raced it, done countless track days and generally driven it to events all around the country and abroad.

When I bought it in 1985, the car was derelict. It had been mostly dismantled by the previous owner who had become overwhelmed by the reconstruction task. The car was covered in green algae and had weeds growing out of the windows. But I could see everything essential was there (mainly in boxes) and, wanting a bit of a project, I knew instantly that I had to bring this Porsche back to life. I did a deal with the owner (and he couldn’t believe his luck that some idiot was actually prepared to pay for what looked like a pile of scrap!).

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