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Dogflaps
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:15 pm    Post subject: Anyone know a good garage in Poole/Bournemouth area? Reply with quote

Hi all,

I'm new here but have had my 996 turbo about 5 years.

I need to find a good garage to do a service + suspension work + other bits and bobs. I've tried a couple of indie places and haven't been entirely satisfied.

Anyone know anywhere good? I keep thinking of resorting to the OPC but I feel pain at the thought of taking a 16 year old car to a main dealer!

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome to 911uk

We've got a lot of members in your neck of the woods so I'm sure you'll get plenty of useful responses.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 4:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome Dogflaps

Love the username Floor

You need to Ask Phil...

Give it a week or two on here and you will know what I mean Grin

Any Camera of the car Dont know

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Phil 997
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dogflaps, for some reason that username made me think of my exwife Floor Floor

We are lucky enough to have an OPC trained mobile Porsche tech in our area , I use him for everything ,he is cheaper than the indies and has the knowledge of the OPC and can work at your home or work. I will PM you his details . Thumb Thumb
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cheers Phil, he sounds like the sort of man I need!

Not many pics to hand but here you go...

 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dogflaps wrote:
Cheers Phil, he sounds like the sort of man I need!

Not many pics to hand but here you go...



That looks like a lovely car, I will keep my eyes open for you locally, and hopefully will see you at one of the local meets, keep an eye on the meets section of the forum the guys in this area are quite active at meets and curries if your up for meeting and chatting all things Pork . Thumb Thumb
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

www.rsrporsche.com

Russ did his learnt his trade at AFN in the 70's and ended up on the Moby Dick race team, and Dave is a proper whizz. They're reasonably priced and I can't fault them Very Happy
 
  
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome Dogflaps (love the username!)
I'm new too and B'mth based. I'll hopefully be along to the next local meet.
Phill's been great at advice, I'll be using his recommendation of the mobile guy for some work very shortly Thumb
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

toddy2 wrote:
Welcome Dogflaps (love the username!)
I'm new too and B'mth based. I'll hopefully be along to the next local meet.
Phill's been great at advice, I'll be using his recommendation of the mobile guy for some work very shortly Thumb


Thanks mate for those kind words worship catch up soon Thumb
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Only just joined the site so go easy.
Bought my 996 last May and Eddie at Silvertune in Christchurch has been brilliant.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I used these guys for a PPI on a 996 Turbo a few years back, they were excellent, but as stated it was a little while ago.

http://www.jmgporsche.co.uk/
 
  
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Keverlar wrote:
Only just joined the site so go easy.
Bought my 996 last May and Eddie at Silvertune in Christchurch has been brilliant.


Sivertune seemed knowledgeable and interested when I popped in there
Keverlar keep an eye on the meets section as the guys in our area are quite active with meets and curries etc. there are 5 members inc me only in Ferndown so round the corner from you Thumb
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

crash7 wrote:
I used these guys for a PPI on a 996 Turbo a few years back, they were excellent, but as stated it was a little while ago.

http://www.jmgporsche.co.uk/


they did at one time have a good rep, less so in recent years. nooo
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Phil 997 wrote:
Keverlar wrote:
Only just joined the site so go easy.
Bought my 996 last May and Eddie at Silvertune in Christchurch has been brilliant.


Sivertune seemed knowledgeable and interested when I popped in there
Keverlar keep an eye on the meets section as the guys in our area are quite active with meets and curries etc. there are 5 members inc me only in Ferndown so round the corner from you Thumb

Thanks Phil, will do. Love a good curry!
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