Selling your classic car? It's FREE to list your car on Honest John Classics | No thanks

Can you recommend anyone reliable to work on my 1996 Porsche?

My 1996 Porsche 911 (993) Targa was restored (engine rebuilt) but the restorer short changed me with wrong parts for the year of the car. I am looking for someone reliable to work on my engine/car completely. Any suggestions?

Asked on 8 August 2019 by James Kong

Answered by Keith Moody
There are some good Porsche specialists around - but the same rules apply no matter which specialist you use for which marque. You need to do your homework and speak to previous customers and see how happy they were (in accordance with their expectations). If you're looking for someone that can provide concours level restoration work, then track down an award winning 993 owner and find out which garaged they used. Porsche itself has a classic program, or you could try Porsche Classic Life at Bicester, which is supported by Dick Lovett. Neil Bainbridge has some award-winning cars under his belt, too.
Similar questions
I inherited my father-in-law's 1998 Ford Puma. It turned out to be very rusty throughout. Eventually, with welding and new front sub-frame, everything was fixed. However, I have noticed a hydraulic fluid...
My 1968 MG 1100 has cracked underneath and come away from the body. Can it be repaired? It is made of what looks like a hard cardboard. Could I buy a replacement? The only metal under the car is the exhaust...
I am thinking of buying a 1992 Volkswagen campervan but I'm worried that in a year something would happen to it (mechanically) that would cost a lot to fix. Are there extended warranty schemes available...
Related models
Best-handling and best-looking of the air-cooled 911s. Keen following among Porsche fans so there can be little or no depreciation.