We can help you find a Porsche restoration shop that matches your specific needs. Each section below, outlines the type of restoration work and shops that are recommended to match your restoration needs.
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Classic & Vintage Porsche Restoration
Restoration is essentially taking an older Porsche and bringing it back to life. A restoration is typically completed with original factory parts where they are available. In the case of no part being available, some shops will remanufacture parts to match the originals and fill the gaps. A simple restoration goal will end up with a completed car pretty much exactly as it left the factory.
However, as simple as the term “restoration” appears, restoring a classic or vintage Porsche to its former glory is only half of the story in this dynamic and rapidly growing market place. If you’re looking for a restoration shop to take a 356, 911, 914, 930 or 964 to a fully restored point, there are some amazing Porsche restoration shops around the country that we identify in each section below. It’s essential, however, to match your expectations of a Porsche restoration to those of a specific shop. The Restoration or Restomod of a Porsche has a number of variables that can dramatically affect cost.
It’s also fair to say that the true level of craftsmanship and capabilities varies dramatically from shop to shop. So, you have to be clear of what you mean by restoration, before you begin a meaningful conversation with a shop. Buffing and restoring paint on a car is a radically different interpretation of restoration, when compared to the $1M concours restoration of a rare Porsche.
Restoration shops are going to want to know your goals and expectations for a Porsche restoration, long before they agree to do any work. This can likely be dictated by budget, but also by what you actually plan to do with the car once the work is completed. The “what you want to do with it” typically falls into a few broad categories given the rarity of the car in question: