This 1972 Porsche 911 T was imported from Japan and then fully restored
The light yellow paint is stunning from every angle, and the interior is in pristine condition. The 911 T (Touring) has a 2.4 L engine fueled by Zenith 40 T1N carburetors, and a 915 five-speed gearbox.
It is for the notorious ‘Oil Flap’ that these 1972 cars will be remembered. For just one year of production in 1972, in an attempt to move as much weight as possible towards the center of the car, the oil tank was re positioned inboard of the right rear wheel arch. This resulted in the introduction of an external oil filler cap on the right-hand side rear wing behind a flap (‘Oel Klappe’). The propensity for petrol station attendants to fill the oil tank with fuel, and the resulting warranty claims, quickly persuaded Porsche to change the design and 1972 are comparatively scarce to this day. As is often the case, that rarity has resulted in the ‘Oel Klappe’ cars now being the most desirable.
This 911 T appears to have its original motor and transmission within correct number ranges: Engine number is 6522564 / Transmission number is 7328015.
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
See listing: 1972 Porsche 911 T Oel Klappe [Full Nut and Bolt Restoration] (from November 10, 2020)