While this car will not be a concours winner, it will be a great, original-spec M030 as it was delivered.
When I picked up the car, I was astounded that it was in such great shape. This is definitely not a
While it doesn’t look that bad, everything to the rear of #2 cylinder was melted. The fire was a hot one.
parts car. So I dove into the engine compartment with two goals – first to determine what started the fire, and two, make a list of what I needed to rescue this puppy.
It seems that when Audi designed the 2.0L engine for the 924 and other cars of the early and mid seventies, they decided that strength was important. So, the crankshaft and connecting rods are all forged, not cast. That instills a lot of confidence in this little engine as far as longevity.
So with using the 924S as the starting point, we want to make this into the “ultimate 924.” That means making some upgrades.
One of our projects is taking a 1982 924 and making it into a competitive SCCA ITB race car. We hope to have it on track in May for a … Continue Reading 924 ITB