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I would also check with Autoscope of Dallas and Plano. The Dallas location is 9796 Ferguson Road 75228 214-320-8280, ask for Kevin. I was very pleased with their work on my 996 TT. I can't give you any price info because I had a computer flash done, not regular service work, but the place was clean and very pleasant.

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Have any of you had any experience with Overseas Service Haus in Frisco or German European Imports in Plano for repairs or maintenance?

I was quoted $850 for the 60K miles service plus additional 10% off. Too good to be true?

I live in Santa Monica but took a rode trip to Dallas and dropped off my MY99 996 to Park Place Porsche for the 90K mile service. The work was awesome and the service great. They did the 90K mile service, replaced my driver and passenger side headlights, and a 4 wheel alignment (all at my request) for a total of $1,100 out the door...plus they invited me to an extended two day test drive of the Cayman with dinner on them. I felt like I got a good deal.


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A 60K maintenance on a 996 has about $180 with of parts, and is essentially an oil and filter change with the addition of changing the plugs and serpentine belt.

All of these items are DIY and will take at the most 2-3 hours at a leisurely pace.

All of the DIY instructions are in the DIY section here. Save your money for something useful and DIY.

This service is no different than the same service for a Toyota Corolla.

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Well, I got my car back from Overseas Service Haus. Since I never been there, I asked to see all the replacement parts and they showed them to me and it appeared that they did a good job.

I asked about the transmission and Bill said he replaced the transmission oil and filter. Is this right on a 6-speed manual transmission?

My total bill comes to $834 including the 10% discount, tax and shop fees.

Let me know if you are planning to take your car there, because they said if I refer someone, then they will do the oil change for the cost of the oil (about $65).

BTW, how accurate is the oil check meter in the dash? After my service, it showed 1 tick higher than the top and the bottom marks, but when I check the dip stick, the oil level is about right. So I drove around the block, parked and waited 10 minutes and check the meter again, and it show 1 tick below the top mark.

What happens if they over filled the oil?

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It would recommend talking to RUF Auto Center and get a quote from Hans. They are a cheaper than the dealer and you know they will do it right. My race alignment was $140 and they charge $100 for an oil change on a 996. In addition to the oil change should should also have the engine air filter, interior air filter, spark plugs, drive belt and brake fluid replaced. Normally they also remove the front bumper to clean the radiators and do the typical checks.

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