This car was recently acquired by our customer. Minor oil and coolant leaks were found. As we got deeper into it, there were surprises. Not sweet surprises, like realizing you’re in love with your childhood best friend.
Porsche billed this car as a two-seater, but it’s more of a 1+1. The passenger seat is barely a real seat.
Production of this flat-6 version was limited to somewhere between 2800 to 3500; there are differing versions according to available Porsche numbers and unofficial sources. Either way, there aren’t many of them now, anywhere.
Repair or replace? We make informed, cost-conscious recommendations.
While many repair shops are quick to recommend immediate replacement when something goes awry, here at German Formula, we prefer to take a full investigative approach. . . .
A customer called recently to inquire about pricing. Apparently another repair shop reported that the rear main seal of his E90 BMW 328xi was leaking profusely, which they had noted while repairing a steering fluid leak. The owner wanted to hold off on the additional repair until he had more information.
Because a rear main seal leak on that car — with less than 100,000 miles — would be out of the norm, so I asked if the engine had been fully washed and de-greased in order to pinpoint and confirm the source of the leak. It had not. . . .
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