The London Classic Car Show - Update

The London Classic Car Show - Update

Check out how we got on at The London Classic Show in February. Click the title of image to find out more...

Body Shell Assembly to Painted Chassis

Body Shell Assembly to Painted Chassis

Next major step after having the chassis painted, was to start the final fit of the bodyshell to the chassis. Click on the slide picture for more info and pictures.

Chassis - Rolling Painted Chassis

Chassis - Rolling Painted Chassis

A major step in April was to add most of the final brackets to the chassis and then send it away to be painted. Click on the slide image for more info and pictures.

Body Shell Painted

Body Shell Painted

We did make a BIG step forward over the Le Mans weekend.... the body shell came back painted in the early 70's Porsche colour of Grand Prix White. Click the slide image to see pictures and read more.

Body Shell taken from Pipers 917 - The history

Body Shell taken from Pipers 917 - The history

This section sets-out how this project started. From the original ebay advert selling the shell to an article from Piston Heads about my purchase. Click on the image for the full details of the projects "history".

Engine Rebuild-John Hartland Motorsport

Engine Rebuild-John Hartland Motorsport

We made the decision early on that we would strip and rebuild the engine virtually as standard, with the aim of seeing if we can persuade a 964 air cooled engine to meet 2016 emissions... click on the image or title to find out more.

Engine (Rebuilt) & Transmission - Final Assembly

Engine (Rebuilt) & Transmission - Final Assembly

We have the John Hartland rebuilt engine back and have assembled to the inverted G50 using my bespoke offset stud adaptors.... click on the image or title for more info and pictures.

Silenced System Manufacture

Silenced System Manufacture

Unsilenced exhaust system installed. No Cats or silencers but has 2 lambda sensors so we can optimise the engine map. Assuming I can find a track with no noise requirements, it should sound rather good. Click the image more info...

Replica 917

Find out more about our project to build an IVA approved 917 replica from nothing but an original shell.

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Exhibitions & Events

Find out when and where we will be exhibiting our projects. Why not come and talk to us in person to discuss our work. 

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About Us

Our company mandate is to manufacture high quality replicas of famous sports car from the 70’s, starting with the Iconic Replica 917.

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lccs I had a big push leading up to the London Classic Car Show in late Feb, to get the oil cooler, oil tank, fuel tank, sill stowage bins, battery tray and the original rear stowage bins designed, manufactured and fitted. These were all manufactured by Pro Alloy, who I must thank for the detailed feedback on all the designs to optimise them for efficiency and manufacture. The quality of their welding is stunning! Read more...


We have taken the plunge and booked stand E24 at the London Classic Car Show. Situated between the Porsche Club, Quaife Engineering, and Joe Macari! The event promises to be bigger and better than ever. 

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Oil Cooler arrived today, and beautifully manufactured by Pro-Alloy with great support from Alex, but the major question is does it fit. If it doesn't it will be my fault as made to my CAD drawings! So with some trepidation I unpacked the cooler, and dropped it into the nose..... And it fitted perfectly... Read more...


Headlamp covers. Well I tried calling my local Motor Factors, but they didn't list headlamp covers for 917's....couldn't understand why not. So rather than wasting time trawling the net for someone that might have a pair on a dusty shelf, I went back to my scanned bodyshell which had the headlamp rebate scanned. Read More...

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Tel: Dave Eaton 07745 480 640

Tel: John Hartland 07711 807 928


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From the Galleries

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