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    Sonderwunsch . . .

    . . . = 'special wishes'

    Almost for as long as they've been in business, Porsche has performed special work for their customers --- everything from colors + options not normally offered, to more-elaborate upgrades --- like the Faktory's famous slope-nose/'flachbau' conversions of the 911/930 Turbos

    But some of this special work is more subtle --- and more custom . . . one-offs and seldom-seen options that almost qualify as one-of-a kind


    'll be interesting to see what turns up



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    Special Front Valance . . .

    . . . fog-lights recessed into the late-style front spoiler . .
    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...=1#post1037767




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    Quote Originally Posted by LongRanger View Post
    . . . fog-lights recessed into the late-style front spoiler . .
    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...=1#post1037767




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    i would not call this a sonderwunsch...

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    Those were my same thoughts... Not Sonderwunsch
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    Was there really back then a „Sonderwunsch“ program as known in the 1980ies?
    I think the only Sonderwunsch was option „Paint to sample“. And some special cars for Porsche/Piech family members, VIP clients like Krupp etc.
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    I understood that the "Sonderwunsch" was in the 80s and up, and that before ... it was called "special wishes"?
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    Sonderwunsch . . .

    . . . as in 'not an option' --- but we'll build one for you . . .

    . . . another name for 'custom'

    Quote Originally Posted by 911T1971 View Post
    . . . Was there really back then a 'Sonderwunsch' program as known in the 1980ies?
    I think the only Sonderwunsch was option 'Paint to sample'. And some special cars for Porsche/Piech family members, VIP clients like Krupp etc
    . . .
    The Krupp 356 was a car I remembered . . .

    . . . but wasn't there a '69 car w/ electric windows --- an option not offered 'till '70


    Then there's some of those kooky interiors on the 'family' cars



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    Not An Option . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by LongRanger View Post
    . . . but we'll build one for you . . .

    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...l=1#post669101


    . . . some of those kooky interiors on the 'family' cars
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    . . . NOT subtle . . .


    . . . = custom




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    Total Faktory Custom . . .

    . . . paint + upholstery

    Ferry Porsche's personal
    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...l=1#post669033




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    Quote Originally Posted by LongRanger View Post
    . . . as in 'not an option' --- but we'll build one for you . . .

    . . . another name for 'custom'



    The Krupp 356 was a car I remembered . . .

    . . . but wasn't there a '69 car w/ electric windows --- an option not offered 'till '70


    Then there's some of those kooky interiors on the 'family' cars



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    Rick, my documents show Electric Windows was option 9280, available for second half of 1969 Model Year (ie approx February 1969)


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