Wheeler Dealers: S11 E2 – Porsche 993 Targa


Budget: £15,000
Purchase Price: £12,000
Final Cost: £17,520
Selling Price: £19,500
Profit/Loss: +£1,980

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Work Completed: Engine performance problem resolved by replacing one of the VarioRam lifters in the intake manifold. Shock absorbers replaced with custom-built units at a cost of £3,000. Brake back plates and suspension drop links replaced. Rear spoiler mechanism repaired by replacing faulty crown wheel. Leather steering wheel, gear knob & gaiter, and rear lights replaced with salvage parts. New tailpipes, clear fog lamps and indicators, and halogen headlamp bulbs installed. Alloys fully refurbished; new tyres installed. Body given a deep cut and polish.

Notes: Restored car taken to Yorkshire Dales to participate in a Porsche 911 club drive-out. The leather interior was significantly worn on purchase and not attended to during the program, however it had been restored when the car was sold.

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