Porsche 911 (997)

Porsche 911 (997) : Model Years 2004 to 2009

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Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side. Benefit from Adrian Streather's years of 911 experience, learn how to spot a bad car quickly, and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Get the right car at the right price!Packed with good advice - from running costs, through paperwork, vital statistics, valuation, and the 911 community, to whether a 911 (997) will suit you and your lifestyle - this is the complete guide to choosing, assessing and buying the Porsche of your dreams.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 139 x 195 x 5.08mm | 136.08g
  • Veloce Publishing Ltd
  • Dorset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1845848659
  • 9781845848651
  • 495,080

About Adrian Streather

Adrian Streather is a well-established professional author. In the Porsche world, his expertise has been directed at various 911 series, from the 911SC to the 997. Deciding it was time to create a small handbook-style buyers guide for anyone contemplating the purchase of a 911 (997), Adrian has managed to condense his expertise, and his vast reservoir of information, into what, for him, is a small publication.This book is just one tool in the purchasing process, but Adrian has been down this road many times himself, and knows precisely what he is writing about - so don't buy that car before you buy this book!show more

Table of contents

Introduction & thanks - the purpose of this book1. Is it the right car for you? - marriage guidance2. Cost considerations - affordable, or a money pit?3. Living with a Porsche 991 - will you get along together? 4. Relative values - which model for you?5. Before you view - be well informed6. Inspection equipment - these items will really help7. Fifteen minute evaluation - walk away or stay? 8. Key points - where to look for problems 9. Serious evaluation - 60 minutes for years of enjoyment10. Auctions - sold! Another way to buy your dream11. Paperwork - correct documentation is essential!12. What's it worth to you? - let your head rule your heart! 13. Do you really want to restore? - it'll take longer and cost more than you think14. Paint problems - bad complexion, including dimples, pimples and bubbles 15. Problems due to lack of use - just like their owners, cars need exercise! 16. The Community - key people, organisations and companies in the Porsche world 17. Vital statistics - essential data at your fingertips Indexshow more

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offers expert advice and detailed specifications GT Porscheshow more