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Classic Retrofit’s CDI+ ignition upgrade for classic Porsche 911 has just achieved another milestone, clocking up 10,300 reliable miles in 35 days of driving on the Pan-American Friendship Rally. Fitted to Andy Graham’s 1969 911S, the CDI+ unit covered an impressive daily average of 300 miles on its epic adventure. Competitors on the fifty-day rally, which included fifteen non- ...

As we approach the sale of the 100th Classic Retrofit CDI+ ignition unit for air-cooled Porsche 911s, we're marking the occasion by announcing a limited-time package deal on our CDI upgrade ignition box and replacement fuse panels.“We’re delighted with the resounding success of our CDI+ ignition unit, suitable for Porsche 911s from 1969-1989,” says Classic Retrofit's Jonny Hart ...

Classic Retrofit has earned an enviable reputation developing modern ignition systems and replacement fuse panels for vintage Porsche 911s, but the UK-based Bosch CDI upgrade specialist has also used its expertise to improve the performance and reliability of many other classic sports cars.The most recent examples were two classic BMW 3.0 CSLs, racing in the BMW centenary celeb ...

Ok, let's face it, what do a couple of pasty faced English guys know about hot weather?  Admittedly we don't exactly have a Texas climate here in the UK but I would like to do a bit of continental touring in the 911 with my other half and there's the rub.  There is just no way she is going in that car without air conditioning.  Nope, not a chance.   You can see her point.  Th ...

Classic Retrofit has added to its highly successful blade fuse panels for air-cooled Porsche 911s by launching a version suitable for pre-1973 911s. The new fuse panel is available to buy from our products section at classicretrofit.com. Classic Retrofit has retained the elements that made its blade fuse panel for 1974-1989 Porsche 911 such an instant success with owners, incl ...

Eagle E-types, makers of the most beautifully finished Jaguar E-types have chosen Classic Retrofit to design a bespoke electrical panel for their cars.  The first Eagle Spyder GT is being built right now with the uprated electrics.  The panel will also be standard fit across all of the range. The cars often have extra equipment that the original wiring harnesses do not cater f ...

Our new website is up and running along with this blog.  Lots of projects going on at the moment so keep checking back to see what we're up to. The SC is running great at the moment after a recent rolling road session.  Recently snapped by Antony Fraser for an article in 911 & Porsche World. ...