356A T 1 towing hook

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Brett Johnson
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356A T 1 towing hook

#1 Post by Brett Johnson » Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:03 pm

Anybody with a '57 T 1 356A coupe/cabriolet/Speedster have one without a towing hook or an early 1957 (calendar year) that has one? Flat floor cars should not have one, but might have drains! I don't need photos, just chassis numbers.
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Re: 356A T 1 towing hook

#2 Post by Vic Skirmants » Sat Nov 03, 2018 8:41 pm

Didn't think any T-1s had the hook.

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Re: 356A T 1 towing hook

#3 Post by Brett Johnson » Sat Nov 03, 2018 9:48 pm

Think they might have,,,
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Re: 356A T 1 towing hook

#4 Post by Trevor Gates » Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:37 pm

Vic Skirmants wrote:Didn't think any T-1s had the hook.
I’m under the same impression. My great big data point of one car (my 57 - VIN 10164Three) which is reported to have been 50 numbers away from the T1 cut off had one center rib on the battery box floor and no signs of a tow hook. A friend of mine, restored a 57 only a few VIN #’s away from mine and also no tow hook.

Never say never with Porsche, but I think tow hooks were a T2 introduced standard feature. I would love if others had other data points to prove or dispel our thinking.
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Re: 356A T 1 towing hook

#5 Post by Jules Dielen » Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:05 pm

10120five - and 1015nineteen (may and august 1957) - no tow hooks
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