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Old 01-09-2019, 12:59 PM   #1
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386 Speedster Homage

I just came across this Boxster that has been "re-imagined" into a 356-style speedster called the "386 Speedster Homage".

I did a couple of searches but didn't find that it had been posted previously. What do you think?

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Old 01-09-2019, 01:21 PM   #2
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Very cool. A lot of fabrication went into that car!
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Old 01-09-2019, 02:34 PM   #3
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Dang I like it! Most modded bodies look like crap but this is nice. Kind of 356 meets Kharman Ghia meets 986.
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Very well done. EXCEPT Fuchs wheels aren't a piece of either generation, and IMHO just don't complement the look but scream for attention and draw the eye away from the car.
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Nice! Perfectly balanced and well thought out.
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Imagine how many hours of fab work it took. It looks very clean. I wonder if it has any cooling issues? It must be a base model without a center radiator?
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I love it! Dont like the WW. Like the Fuchs but would rather they be black spokes.
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Their website says the more appropriate wheel style is coming soon. I like it but is there sufficient airflow to the front radiators and engine compartment? It needs a Mobil Pegasus decal on the front fender to finish it off!
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Old 01-10-2019, 08:05 AM   #9
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It is more like an Outlaw 386 (oh oh...Intel might jump on it) Speedster.
Pretty clean. Proportions look good. I noticed the chrome door trims right away, but it looks like they used the same approach like I did. I wish they would have fabricated them...I would give them a call.
Thumbs up from me as well. Although it reminds me somehow of a Bentley Continental (at least the trunk area). Looks huge.

And the wheels? Well, same old saying…"The wheels maketh the car"
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not really my style but looks well executed.
agree the wheel choice could be much better suited for the design study
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Definitely needs chromed steelies for wheels. The sweet old style center locks would be awesome.

What is with the big metal rivets in seats these days? Just not a fan. The car looks awesome. I would love to see a full build video or series of pics to see what went into that. Well done!

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Definitely needs chromed steelies for wheels. The sweet old style center locks would be awesome.

What is with the big metal rivets in seats these days? Just not a fan. The car looks awesome. I would love to see a full build video or series of pics to see what went into that. Well done!
Man, I would love to watch a full build video! It takes a lot of talent to do that level of work.
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Old 01-12-2019, 11:41 AM   #14
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Here’s another one.

Another alternative, $140-175k. No affiliation, I just came across the link. Beautiful execution if the pics are any indication.

Http://starkespeedster.com
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Looks prerty cool, but i cant see how that sucker wont overheat
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Looks prerty cool, but i cant see how that sucker wont overheat
I had the same though about both of these. Must have some mega trick duct work, fans, etc taking air in under the front fascia.
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I like the execution on this example far better. For that kind of money though, you could have a really nice original.

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Another alternative, $140-175k. No affiliation, I just came across the link. Beautiful execution if the pics are any indication.

Http://starkespeedster.com
Personally, I also like the Starke version better than this one but would have to agree with Rex that $150K will buy a really nice original.
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Personally, I also like the Starke version better than this one but would have to agree with Rex that $150K will buy a really nice original.
I agree. The Stark is more true to the original, and I suppose the desire would be new, modern mechanicals. But yeah, for the $$$ I’d just buy an original.
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It lost me at those ugly and hokey whitewalls...GROSS!
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