1955 Porsche 550
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Classic Car Overview
1955 Beck Porsche 550 Spyder
2400cc Clyde Burg VW race engine
155hp in a 1100lb car
(nearly as fast as a Ferrari California 2017, 3.3sec. )
All wheel disk brakes
Stainless steel exhaust
Custom hydraulic assist peddle assembly by Fibersteel
Custom Emergency brake handle assembly by Fibersteel
Has a brake proportioning valve by Fibersteel
New Tires, very grippy
As you can see, there are several little details that really set it off nicely such as the swept back helmet fairing, banjo steering wheel, Headlight screens, Leather straps for the back and front bonnet and clamshell, an inverter for power into 110v is tucked away under the dash, the knobs on the dash are the correct look, I even added gas struts to hold the clamshell open.
Also, if you know this issue of your toes keep hitting that stupid bump from the fuel tank tube in the footwell when I'm shifting, and it's so annoying! YES! I fixed that too! no more bump
This is a great cruiser and blasting driver.
I cruise the beaches and blast down the highway about once a month to keep it going.
(was built in 2001 for $98,000)
Let's get busy living!
Classic Car ID100959573
ConditionFinished, good running condition
Transmission4 Speed Manual
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