Porsche 356 Carrera 1600GT Plain Bearing Engine
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Porsche 356 Carrera 1600 GT Plain Bearing Engine
• Type 692/3
• Engine number 95015
• four-cylinder, twin overhead camshaft, air-cooled
• 1,587cc, 115bhp at 6,500rpm
One of only 113 motors produced from 1959 to 1960. Originally installed in a 1959 Porsche 356A 1600 GT Speedster VIN 84951. Later installed in a 1959Porsche 356A 1600 GT Coupe VIN 108558. According to the Porsche Carrera book.
The 4-cam engine was completely disassembled to the bare case by marked 4 Cam expert. The crank was magnafluxed for cracks. New main and rod bearings were installed. The case was sent out to have the line bore checked by the machine shop. Layshaft was inspected, and new bearings installed. Rebuilt oil pump, new pistons, the original cylinders were relined, new rods, and main bearings. The cylinder heads had all the seats replaced with new valve guides, new valves, valve springs, and new drag levers. The cams were checked and were replaced if there was any signs of wear. The original distributors and carburetors were rebuilt by Carburetor Rescue. The flywheel, clutch, and pressure plate have all been balanced. All components have been Cad plated, the sheet metal and original air cleaners have been painted with a new stinger exhaust.
The engine has been run, tuned and sorted on the Dyno. This engine is totally complete and ready to bolt into a Carrera.
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