eBay 996 build thread

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Mito Man » Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:09 pm

Even with the arrows I don’t know wtf I’m looking for :lol:
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Orange Cola » Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:25 pm

Well I hope this opportunity gives you more confidence in your 8k porker 8-)
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by NotoriousREV » Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:38 pm

Orange Cola wrote:
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:25 pm
Well I hope this opportunity gives you more confidence in your 8k porker 8-)
I think it’ll be awesome when it’s back together. I’m just itching to drive it.
Mo’ money, mo’ tard.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Mike1215 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:35 pm

Hope it goes well for you Dave.

Seems you’re in good company with Jethro reading his 996 Running Report in EVO mag this month

Hopefully yours will work out cheaper

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by NotoriousREV » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:42 pm

Mo’ money, mo’ tard.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Rich B » Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:46 pm

£3k?

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Broccers » Fri Aug 30, 2019 1:05 pm

Rich B wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:46 pm
£3k?
I remember when I sent my m coupe to be sorted for its vanos failure and got a bill near that after expecting it to be lots less. The worst thing in the world is arguing about bills after a job. Luckily I had their mini which wasn't returned until the figure was more acceptable.

Still a great buy even with a slightly wobbly start.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by NotoriousREV » Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:13 pm

It’s nearly back together. There’ll be no arguing over the bill, they’re a good bunch that’s doing it.

Mo’ money, mo’ tard.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Broccers » Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:17 pm

That's a first with you Dave, no arguing 😄.

Enjoy the rest of the hols.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by NotoriousREV » Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:31 pm

MOT:

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Simon » Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:33 pm

Cylinder head:

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:D ;)
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by ZedLeg » Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:38 pm

Is that it back on the road?
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by NotoriousREV » Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:05 pm

ZedLeg wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:38 pm
Is that it back on the road?
It will be when I pick it up in the morning.
Mo’ money, mo’ tard.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by ZedLeg » Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:13 pm

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by NotoriousREV » Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:52 pm

Final bill still being added up, but labour is "just over the 30 hours mark" at £50 per hour. Add the valve seat work to that, pullies, a drive belt, cam chain guides, oil filler tube, clips, fluids etc. and I guess were somewhere around £2k? I'll know for sure in the morning.
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Rich B » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:07 pm

NotoriousREV wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:52 pm
Final bill still being added up, but labour is "just over the 30 hours mark" at £50 per hour. Add the valve seat work to that, pullies, a drive belt, cam chain guides, oil filler tube, clips, fluids etc. and I guess were somewhere around £2k? I'll know for sure in the morning.
£50/hour is cheap, Does that include VAT? (Why the fuck do garages always quote costs to normal punters not including VAT!?)

How much have you paid already - The head, any towing, etc... Anything under £3k I reckon you’ve done well.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by GG. » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:09 pm

I was expecting it to be more frightening if I'm honest! Good old Northern labour rates helping you there as well I think - the Southern indys are quite a bit dearer on the whole.

ETA: Rich beat me to it on the labour.
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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by Jobbo » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:10 pm

ZedLeg wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:38 pm
Is that it back on the road?
It would be hard to MOT a car which doesn't work, to be fair.

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Re: eBay 996 build thread

Post by GG. » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:11 pm

I suppose technically an MOT testers bay is not 'the road' :lol:
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