Welcome to 911UK
The only place for Porsche, 911uk is the definitive enthusiast and resource site for the Porsche 911.
Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, so join up today for full access to the site and benefit from latest member offers.

Porsche Classifieds
Sell Your Porsche on 911uk
Create a Free Classified Advert
Search Ads
Classified Adverts FAQ
Trade Classified Information
Buyer & Seller Fraud Protection
Consumer Rights Act
Pre Purchase Inspection (PPI)
Porsche Car Sourcing
Porsche Cars Wanted
Official Porsche Centre Reviews
Model
Stock
Porsche 911
992 : 2019- 0
991 : 2011- 26
997 : 2004- 57
996 : 1997-2005 32
993 : 1993-1998 2
964 : 1989-1993 0
Carrera 3.2 : 1983-1989 2
Carrera SC : 1977-1983 3
930 Turbo : 1975-1989 1
Early 911 : 1964-1977 1
Porsche Other Models
Classic : 1950-1965 0
Boxster : 1997- 27
Cayman : 2005- 21
Cayenne : 2003- 7
Macan : 2014- 5
Panamera : 2009- 0
912-914-924-928-944-968 0
959 - CarreraGT - RaceCar 0
Car Parts For Sale & Wanted
Other Items For Sale & Wanted
Wheels Tyres For Sale & Wanted
Number Plates For Sale Wanted

Porsche Services
Porsche Body Shop Repair
Paint Protection & Wrapping
Porsche Classic Insurance
Porsche Classic Parts
Porsche Classic Restoration
Porsche Design Collection
Porsche Engine Gearbox Rebuild
Porsche Heritage & History
Porsche News
Porsche Picture Gallery
Win a New Porsche 911

Porsche Parts
Body Parts, Body Styling
Brakes, Clearance
Electrical, Exhausts
Engine Cooling, Engine Electrical
Engine Rebuild, Heating Cooling
Interior Incar, Lighting
Rubber Seals, Service Parts
Steering, Suspension
Transmission, Workshop Tools
Early 911, 911 - 930, 928 - 968
964 - 993, 996 - 997, Boxster
Cayman, Cayenne, Panamera

Porsche Model Range
911 [992] 2018-Current
Porsche 911 [992]
911 [991] 2011-2019
Porsche 911 [991]
911 [997] 2004-2012
Porsche 911 [997]
911 [GT] GT1-GT2-GT3
Porsche 911 [GT]
911 [996] 1997-2005
Porsche 911 [996]
911 [993] 1993-1998
Porsche 911 [993]
911 [RS] RS-RSR
Porsche 911 [RS]
911 [964] 1989-1993
Porsche 911 [964]
911 3.2 1983-1989
Porsche 911 3.2 Carrera
911 SC 1977-1983
Porsche 911 SC
911 [Early] 1964-1977
Porsche 911 [Early]
Boxster & Cayman
Porsche Boxster & Cayman
Cayenne & Panamera
Porsche Cayenne & Panamera

911uk Site Partners

Post new topic   Reply to topic
Author Message
Osh
Paul Ricard


Joined: 19 Nov 2012
Posts: 3045
Location: Bristol


PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

you could always try Peter Morgan:

Peter Morgan Consulting Ltd
Independent Consultants to Porsche Drivers
Tel: +44 1672 514038 www.porscheinspections.com
Buyers' & Owners' Guides at: www.pmmbooks.com

Peter did two PPI's for me - the first one was from a dealer and, on inspection, it was clear that the car had had a very poor life, though it too looked stunning. He did a full 24 page report on it for me.... made eye watering reading. He rang me shortly after the inspection - if you look back at my posts you'll see the saga and the support that i got from everyone on here. I was at a conference on the day -he rang me and said have you got a pen and a piece of paper and 10 mins to talk; 30 mins later i was still writing and my heart was sinking further. He advised me on the phone not to part with my hard-earned... enough said.

He then did a second one for me from Portiacraft - in fact I was in London on the day he did the inspection and I went up to meet hi. Thoroughly nice man and an absolute knowledge base for Porsche 996's; he was just finishing off the review of the car that I now own - he told me there and then that, while it would take him overnight to get the report typed up and back to me - it was one of the nicest 996's he'd ever seen and he thought it a sound investment.

I paid £22k there and then with my debit card and drove the car home. Not looked back since. That was 30k miles ago, almost. I've enjoyed driving her every day since.

This doesn't guarantee that i'll never get bore-score. If i do then i'll just ensure that i don't thrash the tits off it - i'll drive it for a few years more then take it to Sid at PT and get him to do a full rebuild and then drive it for another 100k+ miles. Thumb

Can't recommend him highly enough. PM me your email address and i'd be glad to send you a copy of the report I had done on the first car - you'll see the level of detail he goes in to. (He didn't waste his time and my money on a boreascope on the first car as it had already failed his inspection in his opinion)

Edited: forgot to say that he does a mobile service; the furthest he went for me was Derby/Staffordhshire border... Give him a ring and he'll tell you what he can and cannot do; ask him about borescopes/bore-scores - he's an absolute mind of information and really helpful on the phone

Hope that helps Chivs m8


Osh
 
  
View user's profile Send private message
   
BChivs
Spa-Francorchamps


Joined: 02 Aug 2017
Posts: 353



PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks everyone, plenty to go on there....I like the sound of the detail you received Osh👍🏻
Il make a few enquiries and go from there....
_________________
Ex 996C4S, manual, Polar Silver - Gone to the dogs!
 
  
View user's profile Send private message
   
Osh
Paul Ricard


Joined: 19 Nov 2012
Posts: 3045
Location: Bristol


PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 8:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good stuff m8

Keep us informed of progress Thumb


Osh
 
  
View user's profile Send private message
   
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   All times are GMT - 12 Hours
Goto page Previous  1, 2
Page 2 of 2

 
Jump to:  

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You can attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum
You cannot post calendar events in this forum