911 Porsche World - - Buyers’ Guide -

Through sheer age, oil leaks are ap­pear­ing and cat­a­lysts break­ing up in­ter­nally Ex­haust sys­tem may be rusty by now Gear­box may be worn and in need of a re­build If the orig­i­nal clutch is still fit­ted, it will be near the end of its life A knock­ing at low speed can mean wear in the di­ag­o­nal sus­pen­sion arms Lit­tle used cars can suf­fer starter mo­tor fail­ure A check un­der­neath for rust is vi­tal, as these cars did not have the usual full anti-cor­ro­sion treat­ment The vul­ner­a­bly placed alu­minium wa­ter and air con­di­tion­ing ra­di­a­tors get at­tacked by dirt, and cor­rode as a re­sult

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