What is required to receive COA?

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Christ Charnas
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What is required to receive COA?

#1 Post by Christ Charnas » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:37 am

I have posted about my 1963 356b not having the original motor. What is required to receive the COA for the car? Can the motor be in the correct number range for the car or does it have to be exactly what was installed at the factory?

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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#2 Post by Doug McDonnell » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:54 am

You can get a COA but as I understand it the original engine number will NOT be on the COA unless you give them your engine number and it is original viewtopic.php?f=1&t=44158&hilit=COA Because our cars are now worth 15-20% more when numbers matching there were some stamping unnumbered third pieces to "Make" a numbers matching car to increase profit. Porsche is trying to make this illegal and unethical practice more difficult.
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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#3 Post by DOUG DARRAH » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:48 pm

Doug is correct ---- I just ordered a COA .....what a pain as they have changed the format.

correct email address to order your COA coa@porsche.us


here's the jargon they send:
Hello,

We have received your Certificate of Authenticity request. For your security, Porsche Cars North America no longer provides the original engine/transmission numbers on the Certificate of Authenticity unless the owner provides it to us. Your order form does not list the original transmission number. If you are not able to provide the original transmission number or do not notify us of your wish to cancel the order, then we will proceed with you order in 1 week and we will list the transmission number on the COA as 'Not Confirmed'.

Good Luck.

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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#4 Post by Wes Bender » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:49 pm

To answer your question:

1. Money
2. Engine serial number
3. Transmission serial number
4. Your trust that they won't make any mistakes......
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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#5 Post by Charles H Jacobus » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:06 pm

Isn't the new thing that if you don't provide them the same number as they think is original they just give back the number you gave them and say Not Confirmed?

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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#6 Post by David Pateman » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:33 pm

I am very busy this month helping to alleviate this situation.
Contact for Kardex

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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#7 Post by Spencer Harris » Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:41 pm

Christ Charnas wrote:I have posted about my 1963 356b not having the original motor. What is required to receive the COA for the car? Can the motor be in the correct number range for the car or does it have to be exactly what was installed at the factory?
Here's a summary of the COA & Kardex documents by Brett Johnson:
https://porsche356registry.org/article/242

and here's where you'll find the COA info on the Porsche USA site:
https://www.porsche.com/usa/accessories ... formation/

You'll be money ahead to find & acquire the Kardex first. Then you can provide all the documentation to Porsche and buy a COA if you want one. The COA and Kardex will run you $250 or so total. An attractive alternative is the Karosserie Reutter Certificate of Produktion offered by ERLKÖNIG CLASSIC in Germany for 299,16 € .
http://erlkoenig-classic.de/en/Reutter- ... ktion.html
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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#8 Post by Jules Dielen » Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:22 am

Spencer, the reutter certificate will not give the engine or transmission number. It does.provide very good details about materials used.
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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#9 Post by Spencer Harris » Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:44 am

Jules Dielen wrote:Spencer, the reutter certificate will not give the engine or transmission number. It does.provide very good details about materials used.
Thanks Jules, didn’t know that! I’ve only seen photos of others’ certificates.
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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#10 Post by Eric Marshall Green » Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:03 am

A LOT of patience!
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Re: What is required to receive COA?

#11 Post by David Pateman » Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:23 pm

The Kardex is generally fairly quick, sometime the same day, but generally under a week.
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