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    '67 911S Head

    I'm new to the Porsche scene and have just started my 911 engine education... Everybody is a beginner at some point... My #1 head in my '67S has a crack near the sparkplug hole. Can the head be welded/repaired? I've heard of machine shops doing this for VW's. What does a single early S head go for? I'm very interested what you all out there recommend. Thanks for the help.

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    Gulp! I don't know if they can be repaired, but some years ago, I was told that S heads were $600 each. Probably more by now, but I'd definitely check more than one supplier for a part this expen$ive....
    Paul D. Early S Registry #8 - Cyclops Minister of West Coast Affairs
    "Now, to put a water-cooled engine in the rear and to have the radiator in the front, that's not very intelligent." -Ferry Porsche (PANO, Oct. 1973)

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    Whoa. Not a good start... Can anyone else offer a report on the market value of a used early S head?

    pwd72s, thanks for the input.

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    I bought a set of six reconditioned 67S heads on EBay for $600. Email me to discuss if you are interested
    Nick Moss - Early 911S #476 - RGruppe #318 - early911.co.uk

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    Here's a set of used '68 911S heads (6) on eBay:

    Buy It Now price is $1,400
    Opening Bid is set at $1,060
    There are currently no bidders.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=33617&item=2454483 778

    Thanks for the input nick-moss.

    Is the #1 head more prone to cracking then all the others? If yes, then why?

    Thanks.

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    Call Walt at Competition Engineering, his number is 760-379-3879.

    They do all sorts of fixes, and if anybody in the world can do it they can.

    Regards,

    Eric

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    Thanks for the phone number Soterik.

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