Campaigned in NASA, PCA, SCCA, and several other vintage racing series over the years, this 1986 Porsche 944 Turbo has been professionally maintained and fitted with a full custom roll cage, racing safety equipment, aero enhancements, modified M030 Sport Suspension, Big Red front brakes, and a transmission with Albins gears and a limited-slip differential. Power comes from a Lindsey Racing motor with Carrillo rods, Mahle pistons, and a K26-8 turbocharger as well as a custom 3” exhaust, adjustable boost controller, dual-port wastegate, and much more. Acquired by the current owner in 2016, this 944 is now being offered for auction out of New Hampshire.
The car comes finished in white with contrasting red graphics and is equipped with lightweight Lexan windows, a custom quick-release front splitter, custom canards, a vented bonnet, and a GOODAero Raptor rear wing with both high and low mounts. Two sets of 18” CCW wheels and tires are included along with a set of 17” BBS three-piece wheels mounted with wet racing tires.
The cabin has been stripped and fitted with a full 1.75 DOM roll cage including NASCAR door bars custom fabricated by McMahan Autosport. Other features include Recaro racing seats with Schroth 5-point harnesses, window nets, an OMP quick-release steering wheel, Rennline Track Mats, adjustable Rennline pedals, a full fire suppression system, and AIM MXL2 Dash Logger and Smartycam.
The 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder engine was built by Lindsey Racing with upgraded Carrillo rods, Mahle pistons, a K26-8 turbocharger, and a custom 3” exhaust with stainless steel headers. Other features include a Lindsey Racing aluminum expansion tank, steam vent kit, adjustable boost controller, breather tank, engine mounts, dual-port wastegate, and triple oil cooler as well as a new billet radiator and DME tune for 93 octane fuel. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a 5-speed manual transaxle including Albins gears and limited-slip differential, a new Lindsey flywheel, clutch, and pressure plate as well as a short shifter kit.
The M030 Sport Suspension has been modified with Koni dual-adjustable rear shocks, Bilstein front dampers, #800/#1000 Eibach springs, adjustable camber plates, camber truss, Racer’s Edge bushings and front hubs, an oversize front sway bar, and an adjustable rear sway bar as well as 944 S2 steel front lower control arms and rear trailing arms. Stopping power comes from Big Red Brembo front brakes with Alcon rotors and cooling ducts along with 944 Turbo brakes and StopTech rotors in the rear. Pagid racing pads are equipped as well as a bias-adjustment unit.
This 944 Turbo is offered on a bill of sale.