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Re: MGs and Porsches (final thoughts)

To: "Kai Radicke" <>
Subject: Re: MGs and Porsches (final thoughts)
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 1996 14:46:02 -0500 (EST)
Porsche 944 is the only car to fit the category. Repairs through parts from 
Hemming dealers aren't that bad, but you must fix yourself or find a Porsche 
mechanic who moonlights. A recent clutch repacement was $450 for parts and $400 
for labor. Cost of parts alone from Porsche dealer exceeded that. Their cost to 
install would make a dent in the national debt. If you have $7000, don't spend 
more than 6000, and keep $1000 for repairs.  Make sure the timming belt has 
recently been replaced or deduct $500 when you buy. Expect a car with at least 
80000 miles on it. Good luck. (we have two by the way and maintance has 
$1500 per year each. My sons who have them are 21 and 18) They sure attract the 
women, there is always some gorgeous creature in the passenger seat with one of 

Mike Leckstein

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