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Porsche 917 by Glen SmaleGet other Porsche repair manuals hereActive between 1969 and 1973 the Porsche 917 was an iconic racing car that won numerous sports car races including two victories in the famous Le Mans 24 Hours. The diversity and sheer accomplishment of its track career is the focus of this extensive and highly visual study published on the 40th anniversary of the 917 s race debut. Produced in a large format and containing more than 800 photographs from many key sources including the Porsche archive itself along with the author s detailed and meticulously researched text this is essential reading for all sports car racing enthusiasts.Porsche 917 by Glen Smale details


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Watch A Porsche 917 Flat-12 Engine Rebuilt In 3 Minutes As captured in Steve McQueen’s fantastic film Le Mans, the Porsche 917 is one of the great race cars of the 1970s. While the exterior is a beautiful example of form following function, a new …

Porsche 917 – Wikipedia The Porsche 917 is a sports prototype race car developed by German manufacturer Porsche. The 917 gave Porsche its first overall wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1970 and 1971.

Porsche 917 Specifications | HowStuffWorks The engine was capable of far more than that. When Porsche began using the 917 to compete in Can-Am racing, which carried far fewer regulations than other events, the engine was tuned and turbocharged to produce anywhere between 1,000 and 1,500 horsepower.

Porsche 917 car of the week – Car News | CarsGuide This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Porsche 917. The car was first displayed at Geneva on March 12, 1969. Development of the 917 commenced in July of 1968 in complete secrecy to avoid leaked information of its existence reaching Porsche’s number one competitor – Ferrari.

AutoSpeed – The engine of the Porsche 917 The Porsche 917 gave the iconic company its first Le Mans win back in 1970 and 1971. Regarded by many as one of the prettiest race cars ever built (especially in its low drag long-tail version), the 917 is also famous because of its engine.

Porsche 917 Engine for sale | Only 3 left at -75% Porsche 917 Owners’ Workshop Manual 1969 onwards ( Porsche 917 owners’ workshop manual 1969 onwards. Built the engine for my old porsche 911 and now having transaxle problems, so the engine will be removed and sold.

1970 – 1971 Porsche 917 K – Images, Specifications and … The heart of the 917 was its new engine. The engine used identical cylinders to those found on the 908, just four more, giving a twelve cylinder engine displacing just under 4.5 litres. Two things set the new ‘912’ engine apart from the older engines: the design of the crankshaft and of the camshafts. Whereas the 908 used a boxer type crankshaft, the 912 engine was fitted with a crankshaft …

PORSCHE 917 ENGINE ANIMATION Animated 3D model of the internal workings of a Porsche 917 engine. Model was created in Solidworks. 180 individual frames, representing 2 full engine revolutions, were then rendered in PhotoView 360.

Porsche 917K Flat-12 Pure Engine Sound – In Action on Track This Porsche 917-025 was built for Porsche AG as a long-tail version. In 1970 was converted into a 917 “K” (K stay for Kurzheck, “short” in german), painted in white with blue stripes and sold to …

Porsche Type 917 Engine – Working 1:4 Scale Model It’s difficult to fathom the level of engineering ability that it would require to build yourself a fully-functioning twin-turbo Porsche Type 917 engine with little more than a 10-inch lathe, a milling machine and some other basic workshop tools.