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356A TRAVEL BAG/KIT 

UPDATED 5/2023

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Contents of 356A Kit

To the right are two Bulletins;

1) from May 1958 for a 356A Super

2) from April 1958 for a 356A Normal

1x     Red Bag with off-white cloth (nearly white when new)

1x    Bulb Box (Philips Blue/Yellow or Osram Blue/Orange Box)

20x Fuse (in two paper packs of 10)

1x    Fuel Pump Diaphragm (DVG in paper box, possibly APG also)

1x    Arm-contact-breaker (Points set)

4x   Spark Plug (Bosch smooth conductor black bodym225T1

         (normal) or 240T1 (super))

2x   Outlet Valve (ATE 3043)

1x    Valve Spring

1x    Adjustment Screw

1x    Gasket Engine Set

2x   Gasket for cylinder head cover

2x   Gasket oil sump plate

1x    Gasket for oil filter

2x   Gasket for carburetor cover

1x    Oil Plug

1x    Clutch cable (2057mm 55-57, 2015mm 58-59 in a vinyl loop)

1x    Spark Plug connector (Brown bakelite)

2x   Valve keeper (in a sewn plastic pouch)

1x    Towel ("PORSCHE" in red, or "PORSCHE" in red with blue

          horizontal borders)

Extra Items observed:

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NOTES for deciphering a travel kit (when present):

Use the Bulb Box loop to determine the bulb box used

Use the Exhaust Valve part# to determine the engine type

Use the Length of the Clutch Cable to determine the Model/Year

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^ newly discovered list for 356A Normal (photo credit Mike Wilson)

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^ list for 356A Super 

Comparing the "Super" Travel Kit to the "Normal" Travel kit, the only differences are the Spark Plug type and Clutch Cable part#'s

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Complete

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(photo courtesy of Victor Ingram)

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Complete

and a few extra items ;)

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