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RCR-917

Two versions - Accurate Tube for Tube or Semi-Moncoque

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The 917 was to become quite simple the fastest racing car of it's era and was even faster than it's contemporary Formula 1 equivalents. The RCR-917 is a faithful reproduction of the 917K with body panels true to the original shape.

Available in two versions:

* Accurate tube for tube chassis (turnkey minus only)

RCR-917 Tube for Tube Chassis

* Semi-Monocoque,aluminium front section, steel tube engine bay (kit and turnkey minus)

RCR-917 Semi-Monocoque Chassis

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RCR-917 Specifications and Features
Semi-Monocoque Kit
Chassis
Front Section: Aluminum TIG welded Monocoque - bare
Included
Rear Section: DOM CNC bent seamless steel tubing TIG welded - powdercoated
Included
Engine Mounts (chassis suits oil cooled flat 6 cyl Porsche only)
Included
Gearbox Mounts (chassis suits Porsche 930 4 speed only)
Included
6-Point DOM SCCA Roll Cage
Included
Aluminum Front Mounting Structure
Included
Suspension
Billet Front and Rear Suspension Uprights
Included
DOM Seamless Steel Front Upper and Lower Control Arms - heimjointed
Included
DOM Seamless Steel Lower Rear Control Arms - heimjointed
Included
D.O.M Tubular Rear Suspension Radius Rod Links
Included
GM Tie Rod and Balljoints
Included
QA1 Double Adjustable Shocks - 24 compression & 24 rebound adjustments
Included
Set Coilover Springs
Included
Set GM Corvette Performance Wheel Bearings
Included
Steering
Custom Made Rack and Pinion 2.7 Turns with Tie Rod Ends
Included
"D" style Collapsible Column
Included
Sealed Bearing Universal Joint
Included
Splined Quick Release Unit
Included
Vintage Style Steering Wheel
Included
Shifter Assembly (For 930)
Included
Brakes
Six Piston Front Brake Calipers
Included
Four Piston Rear Brake Calipers
Included
11.75" Nascar Rotors
Included
Custom Aluminum Rotor Hats
Included
Wheels
3 Piece Original Style Centre Lock 917 wheels. Front: 15" X 10 " Rear: 15" X 12" Rear
Included
Set of four Octagonal Centre Lock Nuts
Included
Body
Main Front Body Section
Included
Main Rear Clip Section
Included
Driver and Passenger Doors - tubular aluminium framed
Included
Front Nostril Panel
Included
Rocker Panels
Included
Airbox/Fan Cover (engine cover)
Included
D.O.T. Windshield
Included
Lexan Headlight Covers
Included
Lexan Side Windows
Included
Lexan Rear Window
Included
Lighting
Pair Front High/Low Beam Headlights
Included
Pair Front Driving Lights
Included
Pair Front Marker Lights
Included
Pair Original Style Rear Tailights
Included
Pair License Plate Marker Lights
Included
Electrical
20 (Street) Circuit Color Coded And Labelled Wiring Harness With Integral Fuse Box And Relay Circuits
Included
Gauges
200 MPH Speedometer
Included
8,000 RPM Tach
Included
Pair Fuel Level Gauges
Included
Voltmeter
Included
Oil Pressure
Included
Coolant Temp
Included
Senders
Included
Fuel Level Sending Units
Included
Magnetic Speed Pick Up For Universal Transaxle Speed Signal
Included
Instruction Booklet And Support Line Contact Info
Included
Cooling & Fuel
Oil Cooler System with stainless steel braided lines
Included
Aluminium Dry Sump Tank
Included
Safety Fuel Tank
Included
Accessories
Pair Door Handles
Included
Pair Bear Claw Door Latches
Included
Pair Door Hinges
Included
Door Latch Pivot
Included
Rear Clip Hinges
Included
Rear Clip Latch
Included
Period Correct Fuel Filler Cap
Included
Lucas Wiper Motor Assembly
Included
Exterior Bullet Style Chrome Mirrors
Included
Parking/Hand Brake Assembly With Calipers
Included
Stainless Steel Brake Line System Complete With Brake Light Switch
Included
Braided Brake Lines/Hoses
Included
Drive Axles And CV Joints
Included
Stainless Steel Body Alignment Pins
Included
Interior (No AC due to restriction in cabin space)
Pair Of Leather Covered Original Style 917 Seats
Included
Pair Of Alcantara(ultra suede) Covered Original Style 917 Seats
No Cost Option
Original Style RHD Dash
Included
Pedal Assembly
Included
Triple Pedal Assembly Including Twin master Cylinders For Brake System
Included
Brake Bias Adjuster
Included
Clutch Master Cylinder
Included
Rolling Package
Included
Pricing
* Prices and specifications subject to change without notice
$43,995
 
Options
Parking/Hand Brake Assembly With Calipers
Option
Chassis Coating for Aluminium Monocoque Section
Option

Front NASCAR style sway bar adjustable
Option

Front NASCAR style sway bar adjustable
Option

Set of historic race tires AVON
Option

Electric horizontal fan with shrouding for fixed mounting in rear clip
Option

Electrical heater system
Option

Electric Hydraulic Lift Kit Front or Rear (2"+ lift)
Option

RCR Future Projects

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917 History

Porsche had great success with the 904, 907, and 908 on the race track.

The 917 was built in an impressive 10 months and it had the type 912 flat 12 engine in a variety of displacements ranging from a 4.5 right up to a 5.4 liter engine.

It had independent front suspension controlled by a unequal control arms with coil springs over tubular shocks. It also has independent rear suspension with unequal control arms and radius rods with coil springs over tubular shocks.

The 917 also had four wheel disc brakes and a 5 speed manual transmission with an aluminum tube space.

All models were right hand drive with a variety of different body configurations.

The Porsche 917 is the first Porsche to take first overall at the 24 hours of Le Mans

In 1970 and 1971. Powered by the Type 912 flat-12 engine of 4.5, 4.9, or 5 litres, the long-tailed version was capable of a 0-62mph time of less than 2.5 seconds and a top speed of over 248 mph (394 km/h)