Porsche 993 maintenance and service Manchester

Porsche 993 Buyers Guide
The last air-cooled Porsche...

Buyers Guide 993 Porsche

The last true Air cooled Porsche and often described as the best…

Pre Purchase Inspections

Buying a Porsche 993


The Porsche 993 produced in 1993 to 1998 with different model co-ops Tigers cabaret turbos

some aspects to check on Pre inspections of 993


    1. The service history very important in having a full comprehensive history with invoices if possible as these vehicles are becoming a very desirable classic and this could influence the price when you come to sell!
    2. Check corrosion, and body damage these are high-quality galvanise bodies. So rusty parts on the vehicle avoid windscreen edges and wings/doors as signs of poor quality repairs! Be aware
    3. Check noisy check straps notorious clicking! Normally it is the check strap that requires replacing but sometimes the piece of welded steel that the check strap is fastened to brakes on the A post which entails removing the door and a costly repair
    4. Oil leaks these vehicles run with about 9.5 L of oil and do use oil, will be
    5. Aware of engine oil leaks. These are these can vary from old hard seals to drain tubes underneath the barrels. The plastic can cause water and leak. Check oil pipes from front to back a common problem somebody has jacked up on the Seal and crushed the flow of oil to the front oil cooler!
    6. Check corroded brake pipes and this corrosion on the inside of the desk
    7. Check all protective on the trays and we’ll arches are apparent and fix correctly
    8. Check suspension for badly corroded springs and leaking shock absorbers and sees top mounts
    9. Check electrics on vehicles, all the gauges work. Common faults is fuel tank sender unit electric windows in operative check all buttons on seat height adjustment as drive cables can break check the burglar alarm when locking that the LED on the top of the lock button flashes and is armed. Check for centre console especially on capitalize there is a switch to turn off interior monitoring when armed a factory option
    10. Heater problems and AC faults this is a common fault and a lot of people do not understand how the heater system operates and works. Normally to blame is the head unit for all its problems this is a very complex system and is important it works correctly and could be costly to repair!
    11. Check clutch for good pick up and height of pedal snatching when setting off. They suffer from double mass flywheel is a need to be checked by a specialist

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Production Numbers Porsche 993

Model Total Subseries total Grand total
993 Carrera (272 PS) 14,541 46,923 68,029[38]
993 Carrera Cabriolet (272 PS) 7,730
993 Carrera (285 PS) 8,586
993 Carrera Cabriolet (285 PS) 7,769
993 Targa (285 PS) 4,583
993 Carrera S (285 PS) 3,714
993 Carrera 4 (272 PS) 2,884 14,114
993 Carrera 4 Cabriolet (272 PS) 1,284
993 Carrera 4 (285 PS) 1,860
993 Carrera 4 Cabriolet (285 PS) 1,138
993 Carrera 4S (285 PS) 6,948
993 Turbo 3.6 5,978 5,978
993 Carrera RS 1,014 1,014

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