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Engine Work Part 5 – Refitting

The end of it? Well… Having done all of the hard work piecing the engine back together I simply needed pop it back in. It all sounds so easy, in those terms. Sadly, it never really is. Once I had the engine back together I used the hoist to manoeuvre it back into position in front … Continue reading

Taxing time

A minor rant this one. Sorry. I finally had an MOT for the car and despite other issues I wanted it road legal and ready to drive as soon as possible. I collected my documents from the garage and applied for my car tax online. First off I will say I am impressed with the DVLA’s … Continue reading

MOT 2 – This time it’s personal

If it was easy, everyone would do it… To date my Porsche ownership experience had been: Delight, I got it running! Apprehension, MOT time. Dejection, it failed the MOT badly. Sadness, facing a potentially huge [relative to the value of the car] project ending welding bill. … I was quoted a maximum of £500 to sort … Continue reading

MOT Time

Time for a little box ticking and certificate receiving Following my inspection and preparation for the MOT I was feeling buoyant! After all, the main problem with the car when I bought it was that it was a non-runner, it had been MOT’d the last time it was running, albeit 3 years prior. So, with … Continue reading

The Prognosis

First impressions and assessment of the car’s road worthiness Following a somewhat slapdash purchasing experience I was in possession of my first Porsche. It was in my garage and I was very happy indeed. Happiness derived from a new toy, a hopefully great car, but largely for the task that lay ahead. I knew the … Continue reading

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