Porsche 914/6 and 1969 - 1973 Porsche 911
Factory Tool Kit Contents
Same Engine, Same Tools
All Porsche 914 and 914/6 vehicles were delivered with a tool kit in
the front trunk. The four-cylinder Porsche 914 cars were assembled by
Volkswagen, and the tool kits provided
greatly resembled the VW kits of the era. The Porsche 914/6 vehicles
were assembled by Porsche at the Zuffenhausen factory and
subsequently outfitted with the same tool kit as the model with
which they shared engines, the Porsche 911. The single difference
between the Porsche 911 and 914/6 tool kits is the inclusion of a
eye in the 914/6 (which actually came mounted in the front trunk,
not in the tool bag).
Conveniently, the Porsche 914/6 was produced from 1970-1972, thereby
narrowly avoiding the Porsche 911 tool kit overhauls undergone during
the 1969 and 1974 model years (thus making life much simpler for the
914/6 Concours crowd). In fact, only the tool kit pliers and the spark
plug wrench were changed
during this period of time (despite the popular misconception that
there were no
changes in the Porsche 911 tool kit between 1969 and 1973). Details of
these subtle changes are documented and pictured on the corresponding
tool pages accesible via the buttons in the left panel.
listings for Porsche 914/6 and 1969-1973 Porsche 911 tool kits (compare
listed kits with those
pictured on this page to ensure authenticity):
1969 - 1973 Porsche 911 and 1970 - 1972 Porsche 914/6 Tool Kits
The 1969-1973 Porsche 911 and Porsche 914/6 tool kits were comprised
of the following:
- Black basket-weave vinyl bag with light tan interior and silver cadmium-plated clasps
- P208 generator pulley holder wrench
- Klein 19 mm lug wrench with tapered end
- "Chrom Vanadium" 19x22 mm box wrench
- Five "Drop-Forged-Steel Germany" open-end wrenches:
- 8 x 9 mm
- 10 x 11 mm
- 12 x 13 mm
- 14 x 15 mm
- 17 x 19 mm
- Klein 21mm solid spark plug socket
- Klein 10 mm Allen wrench
- 160 mm combination pliers with cross-hatched handles
- Klein Phillips screwdriver with red plastic handle embossed "10000 VOLT W-GERMANY"
- Klein elongated-blade screwdriver with red plastic handle embossed "10000 VOLT W-GERMANY"
- Towing eye (not included in Porsche 911 tool kits).
- "Porsche 9.5 x 710 Phoenix X/XX DA" alternator belt
- Pudenz fuse pack (5 fuses).
As noted above, there were two minor changes to components of the
kit from 1970-1972. During the early part of the 1971 model year
production, the combination pliers were changed
from an unbranded style with a raised cutting edge to Hapewe pliers
with a flush edge. Additionally, the Klein spark plug socket
subtle stylistic changes prior to the 1972 model year production run.