Philip Raby Porsche

Porsche Sales and Service

rusty sills

Buying a 1980 Porsche 911 Targa

I had a message from a lady in Ireland wanting advice on what to look for when buying a 1980 911 Targa, and could there be a problem with a car that’s been stored for 10 years? Here’s my reply: With any 911 of this age the big killer is rust – check carefully for rust on the front wings, rear wings and, most importantly, the sills, inner sills and door shuts (above). Rust can be very expensive to put right. Be wary of a car that’s just been repainted – it could be hiding rust. Targa roofs can be […]

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