356A 1957 Grey Metallic

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Glenn Eagles
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356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#1 Post by Glenn Eagles » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:15 am

Hi Guys,
I am new to the Registry and just commencing a full nuts and bolts restoration on my 356A 1957 Coupe in Australia.
My car was bought in NY in 2004 and been sitting idle till now.
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As it is now.
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Mettalic

#2 Post by tom coughlin » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:49 am

Welcome to the Registry. Looks like great progress.
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Mettalic

#3 Post by Jules Dielen » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:20 am

welcome - beautiful car, nice fuel tank :) :) :)
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Mettalic

#4 Post by Norm Miller » Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:15 pm

Glenn,
Welcome!
Please post your location. It helps locals get to know you.
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Mettalic

#5 Post by Glenn Eagles » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:01 pm

Location is Melbournerne Australia

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Mettalic

#6 Post by Glenn Eagles » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:07 pm

Norm Miller wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:15 pm
Glenn,
Welcome!
Please post your location. It helps locals get to know you.
Norm
Thats Norm,,,,How do I post my location?

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Mettalic

#7 Post by Glenn Eagles » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:09 pm

Jules Dielen wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:20 am
welcome - beautiful car, nice fuel tank :) :) :)
Thanks, Its a speedster tank built by my restorer. He also made the speedster seats.

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Mettalic

#8 Post by Jules Dielen » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:06 pm

wow, impressive.

Looks like you have a pre A or early bug jack on your parts picture. Last year that was used was 1955. I do not believe that fits in the holding clamps up front in an A.
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Mettalic

#9 Post by Glenn Eagles » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:50 pm

Jules Dielen wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:06 pm
wow, impressive.

Looks like you have a pre A or early bug jack on your parts picture. Last year that was used was 1955. I do not believe that fits in the holding clamps up front in an A.
Thanks Jules, will look into it.

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#10 Post by Norm Miller » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:56 pm

Glenn,
Click on your name which should take you to your profile.
Find edit and add your location. Melbourne Aus,
I doubt and of the stateside members will drop by but perhaps some new acquaintances in OZ.
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#11 Post by Glenn Eagles » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:56 pm

Thanks Norm, done.

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#12 Post by Glenn Eagles » Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:34 am

Just procured my 3 rear pieces of glass
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#13 Post by William Block » Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:40 am

Please list as much "Kardex/Certificate of Authenticity" information as known so that your 356(s) may be registered in the now unofficial 356 registry. Needed are serial number and condition (driver, under restoration, restored, scrapped, project) as a minimum. PreA, original owner/family, limited production, original, 4-cam, unusual, non-US and scrapped cars especially sought. Information provided will go to a public database. It is desirable that we have your name, phone number, and/or e-mail address so that a person with a similar car can contact you. HOWEVER, IF YOU PREFER, I WILL NOT LIST SOME OR ALL OF YOUR DEMOGRAPHICS
KARDEX translation:
Fahrgest.— Nr. Chassis number/VIN/Karosserie Nr.
(on plaque on driver's hinge cover plate)
Ausgel. Am. Date ready -- (at Karosserie)
Abnahme Besch. -- Date picked-up (to Porsche)
Motor Nr. (P*xxxxxxx*)
Getriebe -- Nr. Transmission number
Getriebe And -- Nr. Additional transmission number
Zundschlössel -- Nr. Ignition key number -- DON'T GIVE ME
Farbe Paint Color -- Kunstharzlack Farbton Nr. (on driver’s hinge cover plate)
KD-Heft-Nr. Reference to owner's & maintenance manuals
Schlössel-Nr. Door key number -- DON'T GIVE ME
Polsterung Upholstery
Teppich -- (not on Kardex) color & square weave (boucle) vs. other
Sonderausfährung: special equipment (options)
Händler: importer/distributor or dealer


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Now unofficial, self-appointed registrar trying to keep the faith.
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1953/1952 1500N coupe #11994
1957 Super tractor #133/7622
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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#14 Post by Glenn Eagles » Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:18 am

Confused Bill,,,Why is the list unofficial ?

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Re: 356A 1957 Grey Metallic

#15 Post by Jules Dielen » Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:30 am

Glenn Eagles wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:18 am
Confused Bill,,,Why is the list unofficial ?
oh boy.... here we go again :)
Jules

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