evolutionm.net - Home of the Lancer Evolution
Home Features Community Marketplace Registry Garage Store

Go Back   evolutionm.net > Miscellaneous > Paint and Detailing
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Register Photos FAQ Members Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Used CarsGarageVendor Directory TSB & Recalls
Search


Paint and Detailing Discuss topics related to car paint (interior or exterior) and detailing (techniques, products, etc.).

Welcome to EvolutionM.net!
Welcome to EvolutionM.net.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Apr 12, 2009, 08:43 PM   #1
Silver Sponsor
Personal Sales Rating: (17)
Garage is empty, add now
 
phil@detailersdomain's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: NJ USA
Posts: 879

Drives: 2003 Audi RS6/2002 996TT

Detailer's Domain: 1994 Porsche Turbo S /Slantnose

This is one of the special cars I did recently.

Here is some info on it:

In December 1993, prior to the introduction of the 993 platform as a R.O.W. model in 1994, and at the very end of the model run for the 964 Turbo, Porsche A.G.'s VRS Department (also known as Exclusive or Special Works) decided to build a very special series of hand built Turbo 3.6 cars featuring a slanted front end labeled by the factory as 'Flachbau' in Germany (German for flat form or flat construction) and 'Flatnose' in the United States and the rest of the world (ROW). An integral part of the cars specification was the factory's optionally available X88 'S' motor. The car was called the '1994 Turbo 3.6 S Flatnose' ('Flachbau' on the German factory invoice), and it was to be the last of the hand built Porsche 911 production cars.

"The overall concept of the 911 Turbo 3.6 Flatnose model is similar to that of the 911 Turbo 3.6 standard version, Model Year '94", stated the factory bulletin Xe 6X014 dated 2/22/94. But the car was really very different. As one of the most expensive road going production Porsche's ever built, (more expensive than the 993 TT 'S' and only less than the road going 959 and GT-1, GT-2, and Carrera GT) these cars flashed on the scene only to be quickly overlooked in the face of the new model 993. But this was a very special and very different car loosely based on the stillborn 965 concept car, a model designation that appears on many 1994 964 Turbo and Turbo S part numbers.

The model was introduced on short notice to U.S.A. dealers who were told that a special series of Flatnose cars would be built at the end of the Turbo 3.6 run. Customers were required to put up a $20,000 USD deposit after only seeing a photo of the prototype (unless they had attended the Los Angeles or Detroit auto shows that year). The story goes that there were 38 takers in the U.S.A. and at the wire Dave Strong's Porsche ordered a car (VIN 480466) which as it turned out was the very last single turbo production Porsche for the U.S.A. and the 39th Flatnose. In the end, three versions of the Flatnose were built as well as a U.S.A. delivery only, non-Flatnose version of the Turbo S, called the 'Package'. The actual build numbers were 76 Flatnose cars (worldwide) and 17 non-Flatnose or Package cars (U.S.A. only).

The actual build numbers have been misquoted over time as a result of a pre-build Porsche memorandum dated September 16, 1993 . In this memorandum Porsche announced to its U.S.A. dealers that they had a listing of 40 orders including two PCNA show cars. The original memorandum included a photo of the car and stated that there were to be 10 non-Flatnose orders. It further stated that worldwide production was anticipated at 85 to 100 units with approximately 50 of those units in Flatnose form. The cars were to be produced in October and early November 1993 with the last of the Flatnose cars to be produced in January 1994 to meet February dealer delivery. This early memorandum led to the number '40' being the believed production number as can be seen in this advertisement from the period.

A later Porsche memorandum dated November 30, 1994, definitively confirms worldwide production as 93 total cars consisting of 76 Flatnose cars (10 total Version I X83 Japan cars with 'old style Turbo nose and air scoops'; 27 total Version II X84 Rest of World cars; and 39 total Version III X85 U.S.A. cars), and 17 U.S.A. only Version Package cars.

For most of the years since its production little if anything has ever been discussed by Porsche about even the existence of this rare and unique hand built model.

When Porsche released the 911 History DVD in 2004, it formally recognized the 1994 Turbo S Flatnose and confirmed its worldwide production number at 76 units.

Historically in the U.S.A. 'Flachbau' cars were always marketed as 'Slantnose' which was a design extension of the 934/935 series cars. U.S. technical materials also refer to the 1994 3.6 Turbo S Flachbau as 'Slantnose'. And while previous 930S cars were decidedly slanted this version in USA and ROW form was truly flat.

Flatnose cars Version I X83 Japan featured pop-up hooded headlights carried over from 930 Turbo S models. Models Version II X84 R.O.W. and Version III X85 U.S.A. featured the latest model 968 front end with pop up unhooded headlights.

The Turbo S Flatnose models X83, X84, X85 and Package all featured the X88 Turbo 'S' motor with 385 BHP, X92 Exclusive front spoiler, X93 Exclusive rear spoiler and X99 Exclusive rear fender vents. The cars documented on this site feature the X88 option 3.6 Single Turbo 'S' motor (M64/50S).

The order process and build of these special cars was typical of Porsche's Special Wishes/Werks I/Exclusive department with much of the cars 'special' interior and exterior parts being made by Tech Art and others. Parts ranging from the rear spoiler and front air ducts to the speaker panels and cross overs to the special leather (Roser).
-----------------------------------
Condition of the car was overall not bad, lot of hazing and swirls but the paint was had a nice shine to it, the interior was in great shape.

Wheels were pretty oxidized.

So the exterior was treated with a wash, clay, and 2 step paint correction. I used Menzerna SIP followed by Menznera PO85RD for that deep , wet finish. Finished it up with Swissvax Crystal Rock.

Products used --
Exterior:
Adam's Car Wash
Swissvax Yellow Clay Bar and Optimum Instant Detail Spray and Gloss Enhancer for clay lube
Menzerna Super Intensive Polish
Menznera PO85RD
Menzerna Top Inspection
Swissvax Crystal Rock

Wheels and Tires
Uber Wheel/Tire/Wheel Well Kit
Add Einszett Chrome and Metal Polish

Interior and Glass
Uber Interior Kit

Engine: (sorry no engine shots)
P21S Total Autowash
Black Wow (on covers and plastics)
Einszett Vinyl and Rubber Care (rubber etc)

Tools:
Infratech 5300
Makita 9227 Hi Speed Rotary
The Uber Foam Pads (5.5inch)
Tons of "Uber" Microfiber Towels
Uber Drying Towels

Infratech CM5300

Before shots:

You should be able to see the haze and light swirls and scratches, sorry I'm not a photographer, still trying to figure it all out
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

you will see on the hood the hazing/swirls
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

before shots of the wheels:
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Interior clean up:
Before:
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Before shot of the pedals and carpeting
Click the image to open in full size.
Swissvax Brush to clean up the pedals with Einszett Cockpit
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Leather inserts were cleaned and treated with Leather Master
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Finished and let dry.
Click the image to open in full size.

Car was vacuumed completely and we followed with Leather Master Strong Cleaner/Vital/Protection Cream. Einszett Cockpit was used on the rest of the car including the door sills.
I used the Swissvax Detail Brush to clean up the dust in the vents, cracks etc.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Vital Being Applied
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Finished with Protection
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Einszett Cockpit on the vents and door sills
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

After shot (sorry bad shot)
Click the image to open in full size.

Wash and prep:
Adam's Car wash in the bucket
Click the image to open in full size.

Wheels being cleaned up by the Swissvax Wheel Brush
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Trim pieces prepped with P21S Total Autowash and Swissvax Detail Brush
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Some sud shots:
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Claying the car prior to polishing
Click the image to open in full size.

Polishing
Click the image to open in full size.

Shots after polising under halogens:
Click the image to open in full size.

Under Infratech CM5300
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Swissvax Crystal Rock
Click the image to open in full size.

CR applied
Click the image to open in full size.

After shots:
Before of the wheel
Click the image to open in full size.

After wheel shot
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

After shots:
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.
Click the image to open in full size.

Last shot:
Click the image to open in full size.

I hope you enjoyed this.

Data about the Porsche was from:
The Flatnose Porsche 1994s
__________________
Philip Yiu
Detailer's Domain
phil@detailersdomain.com
Tel: 201-233-0003
www.detailersdomain.com
promo code for 10% off is evom
Videos/How to's/FAQ's/New Products/Specials
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 12, 2009, 08:57 PM   #2
Evolving Member
Personal Sales Rating: (22)
Garage is empty, add now
 
joehoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: roanoke,va
Posts: 188

Drives: IX SSL Apex Silver

Send a message via Yahoo to joehoo
great job! looks great
__________________
06 IX SSL: OMG Air Filter,Walbro 255,Forge MBC,Helix TBE,PPI Ported Exhaust Manifold,Custom Road Tune,ETS LICP,MPFAB O2 Dump Tube,Works Short Throw Shifter.
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 12, 2009, 09:06 PM   #3
Silver Sponsor
Personal Sales Rating: (17)
Garage is empty, add now
 
phil@detailersdomain's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: NJ USA
Posts: 879

Drives: 2003 Audi RS6/2002 996TT

thanks!
__________________
Philip Yiu
Detailer's Domain
phil@detailersdomain.com
Tel: 201-233-0003
www.detailersdomain.com
promo code for 10% off is evom
Videos/How to's/FAQ's/New Products/Specials
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 13, 2009, 04:43 AM   #4
Silver Sponsor
Personal Sales Rating: (17)
Garage is empty, add now
 
phil@detailersdomain's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: NJ USA
Posts: 879

Drives: 2003 Audi RS6/2002 996TT

that would be awesome!

thanks for the feedback.
__________________
Philip Yiu
Detailer's Domain
phil@detailersdomain.com
Tel: 201-233-0003
www.detailersdomain.com
promo code for 10% off is evom
Videos/How to's/FAQ's/New Products/Specials
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 14, 2009, 06:38 AM   #5
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (1)
Garage is empty, add now
 
nj_08_gts's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Southern New Jersey
Posts: 794

Drives: 2013 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

ConcoursAutoDetailing
The more I see cars done with Crystal Rock, the more I want to buy some! $1100 is a bit steep though...any free samples, Phil?
__________________
"Speed has never killed anyone - suddenly becoming stationary, that's what gets you."
- Jeremy Clarkson
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 14, 2009, 06:44 AM   #6
EvoM Super Moderator
Personal Sales Rating: (2)
2006 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
 
sblvro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: chicago, michigan, arkansas
Posts: 2,977

Drives: 2003 honda pilot ex,1988 6G72 V6mitsubishi galant 200,500+miles, 2002 honda civic, 2003 IS300 black, 2006 evoix mr gg, 2009 escalade hybrid, 2011 RRS HSElux, 2013 RRS HSE lux

is that "eleanor" I see in the background? nice work though!
__________________
avatar: 1976 mitsubishi lancer evom#249, congrats richard dent, 2011 HOF!

RIP Mark(KK)


Quote:
Originally Posted by oldscholevo View Post
i know my 04 sti was govern at 149, and I thought that evo is the same thing??

Quote:
Originally Posted by DynoFlash View Post
I will say this

This car (evo X) will need 400 whp to beat a Evo IX with 260 whp

The X feels very heavy - although it certainly handles very well

evo fq400
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ees2aZcDUn8

https://www.facebook.com/pages/docto...17367714961131
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 14, 2009, 06:59 AM   #7
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (24)
Garage is empty, add now
 
grillpt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: 610
Posts: 2,630

Drives: 03 Apex VIII

Great Job! Car looks fantastic! Wheels really came up nice...

I'm not a huge fan of the slantnose's but I love 3.6 Turbo's. Nice work!
Online
 
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 14, 2009, 07:12 AM   #8
Evolved Member
Personal Sales Rating: (22)
Garage is empty, add now
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: MD/PA line
Posts: 2,323

Drives: BBK powered EVO 8

Send a message via AIM to Cali2MDevo8
We need to get u down in the md/pa area to detail our cars. Would u b interested in a visit if we could get a few cars?
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 16, 2009, 05:03 PM   #9
Evolving Member
Personal Sales Rating: (5)
Garage is empty, add now
 
RichC's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: NYC
Posts: 314

Drives: 2005 Evo VIII SSL E-Blue, '90 Eagle Talon awd Tsi

Send a message via AIM to RichC
wow, what a rare car, I was unaware that they made a slantnose after the 930's..

Another great writeup as well.
Offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old Apr 16, 2009, 05:03 PM
EvolutionM
Mitsubishi Lancer




Paid Advertisement
 
 
 
Reply

Tags
1994, 1994porsche, 2003, 911, 930, 964, 965, cheap, flatnose, honda, nose, part, pilot, porsche, rear, sale, slant, spoiler, turbo, utube

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


 









All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All Passwords