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Love it. Thanks for sharing it with us. Greetings from Sebring. Matt
E mailed this morning threw my wife's email. My e mail address now is working. I maybe wasn't clear on previous e mail. I am trying to locate original engine for my car. I have been restoring high end cars for 43 years, I have a shop called S.L.Carrozzeria ( used to do a lot of Ferrari work but I have always been a air cooled guy). I also have been collecting and parting out 1973 and earlier 911/912 and 914s, now starting to retire and selling parts, tools and equipment. I have most everything available. Also have a 74 914/6 conversion car for sale,( roller with conversion parts. Any info on 641-4122 would really be appreciated. Steve
I own 1972 914/6 that had original engin 641-4122. I see threw pelican that you recently sold case. I have been restoring cars 43 years and have done a every nut and bolt rotisserie restoration on a very rare gold metallic car #9141430381. Please contact me. My email address does not work presently so please respond to me, SteveLindholm at 303-840-2140 or my wife's email at rlindholm8 @hotmail.com. Thank you
Clay Dopke, also known here as B52drivr, passed away.Air Force Major (ret.)
> > Clayton Dopke flew B52s in Vietnam and later went on to fly B727s for
> > the U.S. Government. Clay was also an avid car buff and owned a Porsche
> > repair shop and loved fixing them as he loved racing them. Clay
> > eventually settled down in Mississippi where he owned a horse farm and
> > raised and sold horses. He lived a quiet life and was in the process of
> > writing a novel "No Sympathy for the Devil." Clay loved flight simming
> > and being a part of this community where he was very active on these
> > forums and as a subject matter expert to multiple 3rd party developers.
> > He was seldom seen around lately due to his ill health. Clay passed away
> > this morning after a long battle with lung disease. His wife Kathy
> > informed his close friends that he boarded his last flight that took him
> > on a flight plan that we cannot follow. He is survived by his wife and
> > loving children. His funeral arrangements are not yet made but if you
> > wish to pass on condolences to his family please email Michael Toussaint
> > Clay, you are cleared for takeoff, direct at pilot's descretion, no speed
> > restrictions, winds calm. Good Day. We will miss you.
Mike McFarland M.D.
Bernie-I loved the article on the "Yellow Slugger" that Clay Dopke built. He's considered one of the best in Porsche circles. I also have a 935 copy by Clay. It's a red '85 930 car built when he had Bavarian Coach Werks in West Carrollton, Oh. It's been a great car. I've been trying to contact Clay about some mods I'm planning on the car. If you have any contact info I would sure appreciate it. I'm sure Clay will remember my car. .
Hi: I found your article very interesting, especially while refering to Clay, I have lost track of him! I also have Porsche owned and built by Clay for his for his personal thrills. If I remember correctly he nick named it Satin!
It is a 1984 930 (15,000 miles)fly yellow with a matter aluminum roll cage, the engine has been recently rebuilt to a 3.6 liter twin tubo, Motec engine management etc. At 1 bar on the chaises dyno it produced 558 HP(5600 rpm) and 593 ft lbs of torque (4500)RPMs. I bet that you will agree that the front wheels must pointed straight when giving it a lot of throttle!!! Best of luck and if you know how to get in touch with Clay, let me know.
Bernie -- I see you have the redux article of the Banana Slugger on your site. It made me smile when I saw it. I guess I just can't get away from that car! Enjoyed talking with you last week. Best and stay in touch
THANK YOU! for giving 935 addicts (like myself) such a awsome site. I wish you all the best in the future.
Hello, Jacques Rivard of Deschambault, Quebec, Canada may be trying to sell Automotive items on websites that he never paid for.
Greetings from Spain. My web site: www . porschete . com
A brilliant site!! I have always loved the 935 and have followed its career since the '70's. I hope you continue to fill holes in my files and knowledge of these wonderful cars.Ian.
fantastic site...i really enjoyed looking at it! good luck to you.
A work of passion is never work but love.
Thanks for all you do.
Good job. May the force (Moby Dick) be with you.
Bernie, I can already tell your 935 site is going to be a hit! Look forward to the rest! Armando ;)