Rather than rebuild the 2.5-liter turbo engine, the current owner sent the car to premier 944 V8-swap specialists Texas Performance Concepts for an in-house LS1 conversion. We offer shirts on Spreadshirt and Amazon. The ECM was tuned to 333 horsepower and 346 pound-feet of torque at the rear wheels. Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners. The power steering and air conditioning were deleted, and a Mustang brake booster was added with an adjustable Wilwood proportioning valve powering the stock 944 Turbo brakes. Your email address will not be published. There is no rust and the A-pillar and engine bay VIN tags are in place. The speedometer and odometer work (thanks to being recently rebuilt), and the cluster needles are not UV faded. The power delivery is night and day from stock, giving this example the ability to outrun many newer and more modern cars (ask us how we know!). We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. The Cup 2 wheels are nearly perfect, with no curb rash. The rear hatch carpet and trim are in excellent condition. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. To accommodate this the hood latch assembly was replaced with Aerocatch hood latches and a 914 driver’s headlight dual motor conversion. There is plenty of torque down low, and that shove continues all the way through the rev range. This 1987 Porsche 944 started life as a Turbo model and has since been repowered with a mild GM 5.7-liter LS1 V8 mated to a Porsche 5-speed manual transaxle and limited-slip differential. 944 All Aluminum LS Series V-8 Conversion NOTE: The SBC and LT conversion kits have been discontinued in favor of the LS series kits. RacingJunk.com In preparation for sale, we inspected the work of Texas Performance Concepts and found little to critique other than an oil cooler line that was uncomfortably close the header (which has been subsequently replaced). 89Porsche 944 LS1 for sale in DENVER, CO, Price: $28,000 World's #1 Racing & Performance Classifieds ... History: One of the best sorted LS swap 944s in the country. 1991 Porsche 944S2 LS1. The records pick up in 1999 at 81,883 miles with a timing belt service at Gunbarrel Imports and sale to the current owner shortly thereafter. Pictures of the damage are included in the records, along with the insurance claim. Some support parts are still available so please inquire. The sports car rides on Koni Yellow coilovers in front, Koni Yellow shocks in rear, manual steering rack (944-347-015-00), and Porsche 996 Twist wheels with Continental Extreme Contact tires the owner claims has around 500 miles. The 944 Turbo transaxle (which has the taller naturally-aspirated 944 5th gear) was supported with a reinforcement plate to handle the extra power. The Pro Sport coolant temp, oil temp, and oil pressure gauges function correctly. The suspension and brakes are well engineered (see listing below). Rather than rebuild the 2.5-liter turbo engine, the current owner sent the car to premier 944 V8-swap specialists Texas Performance Concepts for an in-house LS1 conversion. This 1987 Porsche 951 (944 Turbo) is for sale on Pro-Touring in Tampa, Florida for $22,000 OBO. This 1987 Porsche 951 (944 Turbo) is for sale on Pro-Touring in Tampa, Florida for $22,000 OBO. The heat blows warm; the air-conditioning has been deleted. It certainly will require and deserves proper care by its new owner, but the LS1 into a 944 is a known swap, and this one well documented in the records. Several boxes of original and spare parts are included in the sale, along with the owners’ manuals, removable sunroof cover, records binder, and several keys. The title is clean and remains clean, as it was over six years past its manufacture date in 2014, when the current legislation (Colorado House Bill 14-1100) governing Colorado title status was signed into law (a copy of which is also included in the records binder). Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of the It is finished in the 1987 model-year-only Summer Yellow over Black leather with yellow piping—1 of approximately 175 Summer Yellow 944s. The paint is glossy; much of the car has been repainted. I wouldn’t hesitate to drive it across country tomorrow! From there it landed in Colorado in June of 1992 with 54,000 miles, and has remained here ever since. CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1991 Porsche 944 S2 LS1 on eBay. The 944 built upon the 924’s architecture, but improved the latter’s lack of power with 4-cylinder engines that grew from just shy of 150-horspower to well north of 200-horsepower over the model years. Dyno run last month shows 399 hp 402 ftlbs torque. I have sorted the suspension replaced the lower control arm bushings/camber blocks. Pro Sport coolant temperature, oil temperature, and oil pressure gauges were fitted to keep an eye on the new power plant. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Terms of Use, Cookie Policy Classifieds Disclaimer, Open the door and you are greeted with that lovely 80s Porsche smell—part leather, part engine. The owner states the Rennline brake lines, RennBay front ball joints, Elephant Racing front monoballs, and windshield are all new. As it sits, this is a turn-key LS1 944 ready to be enjoyed by its new owner. The Summer Yellow paint is in good condition. He built the car and ran in NASA TT3 for several years. and rebuilt the transmission. ©2019 Glen Shelly Auto Brokers | Website by DBS Design. All adjustments work. It was fitted using a C5 Corvette bell housing and adapter. The door cards have no scratching or lifting trim. Your email address will not be published. The Carfax also documents the chain of events. The end result is staggering performance from a 944 Turbo that has the looks and color rarity to match. This 1987 Porsche 951 (944 Turbo) is for sale on Pro-Touring in Tampa, Florida for $22,000 OBO. The engine fires on command, idles smoothly, and pulls like a freight train all the way to redline. Out in the real world, it makes driving this 944 Turbo an experience fitting of its looks and an act of hilarity getting the jump those unsuspecting souls who are not anticipating the added power or the soundtrack that is made putting that power to pavement! I have used the car in a few events including LSfest west grand champion and Sand hills open road challenge. The engine is a built motor from Thompson Motorsports so it is a new block and heads, intake throttle body & headers. In 1986 the 944 Turbo was released, featuring a turbo-charged version of the 2.5-liter 4-cylinder, with 217-horsepower, later models to come with just shy of 250.The Turbo also received a different front bumper, stronger transaxle, re-tuned suspension, and borrowed the 4-piston brakes from the 911.