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Well that was unexpected! Amaranth Violet Sport rescue!

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Well that was unexpected!
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After first hearing about this super rare
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Amaranth Violet Porsche 968 Sport in Southport way back in January 2020 I finally viewed it with a great friend three weeks ago. Sadly a deal could not be done as the seller was being very unrealistic in what he wanted for the car.

It was time to forget and move on.

Then last week I got a message that he was prepared to let the car go and accept my offer.

So this last Tuesday was another trip to Southport this time with my trailer guy Phil to collect the car.

The car has really not been used recently and has incredibly only done 382 miles in the last 9 years!
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Car is currently filthy inside and out, so major clean later this week, before we start gathering parts to give it a major service, MOT and get it back on the road!
 
Really enjoying the Amaranth car now its back on the road, last few small jobs and enjoy for the summer!
 

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That looks really good. What work did you have to do to get it back on the road?

Thanks John,

Really pleased with it, but it was a pretty extensive list...

Bosch S4 007 Battery
4x Toyo Proxes Sport Tyres
17" Cup 2 Wheel Refurb & Tyre Fitting & Balancing
Service Parts, Discs, Pads, Filters, Wipers etc
Bosch Spark Plugs
4x Goodridge Braided Brake Hoses
8x Litres Motul Oil
20x Wheel Bolts
2x Front Wheel Bearings
2x Rear Wheel Studs
New Fuse Board
Front Wiper Motor (Used)
OBD Cable Adapter
Ignition Switch Cable
DME Fuel Pump Relay
Philips GT200 H4 Headlight Bulbs
Blaupunkt Valencia 200 DAB BT Stereo
MOT
Labour (78 hours)
Number Plates
Central Locking / Alarm Control Module (Used)
Passenger Door Lock Module
Sundries
Hella 968 Orange Indicators
Indicator Amber Bulbs x2
Full Professional Detail
Labour

But all in, still worth it! :)

 

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