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what kind of warranty are they giving you?
Old 03-20-2017, 01:45 PM
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$14K to make the car "right". Owner was willing to budget $25K to have engine work done alone. We just saved you $11K!! Where and when is the all expenses paid party you going to be giving?
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$14K to make the car "right". Owner was willing to budget $25K to have engine work done alone. We just saved you $11K!! Where and when is the all expenses paid party you going to be giving?
And whattaya bet that half of the $14K doesn't really need to be spent?

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Old 03-20-2017, 01:56 PM
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Get rid of that "type one beep beep horn" ASAP!!

Seriously, glad to hear all was relatively well. Perhaps you have your shop tackle the clutch and you get to know the car a little more by taking on some of the smaller, less critical projects.

Good luck with it all and congrats on finding some peace of mind through the PPI and for starting a thread which has grown at over a page per day!
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The ride height is wrong.
Please don't say this means you are going to have the car set back to it 1970's, US, Paris-Dakar ride height?!?!
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Getting ready to drop $20,000 on engine overhaul

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Please don't say this means you are going to have the car set back to it 1970's, US, Paris-Dakar ride height?!?!


Euro ride height. I told him I thought I needed new shocks. He said my shocks are in great shape. The ride height is the reason for the ride and handling.


I really like the height and stance of the car. It might work in southern city's where the roads are smooth.

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So the good news is that your motor is fine. The bad news is that is a lot of nickel and diming on a many smaller issues that can wait or can be done by you. Are you interested in working on your car?

If it were me, I would be doing most of those things myself. I couldn't pay someone to replace lights, switches and many other things if I had even the most rudimentary mechanical skills. I assume you aren't replacing your clutch and a lot of those other items are good "while you're in there" items that should be done at the same time, but maybe get those major things done and then drive it and fix the other stuff as you go.

You should find out what clutch they are putting in. Looks like the stock Porsche part number on the quote. Turbokraft sells the Sachs lightweight clutch that is worlds better than the original and a lot lighter.
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What the Eff.... With your level of OCD you've been driving around with miss matched lug nuts.
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What the Eff.... With your level of OCD you've been driving around with miss matched lug nuts.
Worse: 19 lug nuts.
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Getting ready to drop $20,000 on engine overhaul

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What the Eff.... With your level of OCD you've been driving around with miss matched lug nuts.


Yes I've neglected a lot of things for the past 10 years. Life got in the way. Really a lot of things that happen in your life that just make you sit and say damn.. ain't life a *****...

Anyhow this is my mid life crisis.

I'm fixing everything on the car. I gave him the go ahead to fix every damn thing he can find!

I'll never find a better mechanic. My 30s are in my past. The 930 remains.

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. . . you've been driving around . . .
Uhhhh, not really!




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Yes I've neglected a lot of things for the past 10 years. Life got in the way. Really a lot of things that happen in your life that just make you sit and say damn.. ain't life a *****...

Anyhow this is my mid life crisis.

I'm fixing everything on the car. I gave him the go ahead to fix every damn thing he can find!

I'll never find a better mechanic. My 30s are in my past. The 930 remains.

Tony, all ribbing aside, you sound excited about the work that is going to get done, so that is a good thing (obviously).

PS, my 40s are almost behind me (different than Norm who likes to situate himself behind Paul )!
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Wow, i've been working on a list like that for the last few years now and would not trade the experience for all of your money. This is why most of us own these cars, right?
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