We often talk about poor quality maintenance where most emphasis put on either on price or lack of time, or both at the same time .
Worn Porsche Tire. Click on the thumbnail for bigger photo.
You can judge it by yourself, this poor Porsche has been badly neglected has been driven in with bold tires and a completely sucked in distorted poor quality oil filter. Probably the oil was also inferior quality as well.
Note! Brand name tires, include factory installed tire on brand new Porsche have built in tire wear indicators. They are molded into the bottom of the tread grooves and will appear as approximately 1/2 in. (12 mm) bands when the tire tread depth is down to 1/16 of an in (1.6 mm).
When the indicators appear in two or more adjacent grooves, it is time to replace the tires. We recommend, however, that you do not let the tires wear down to the extent that you can see on the above photo at top left.
Driving a high performance sport car, like a Porsche with worn tires, can result in loss of control of the vehicle and could cause serious personal injuries or death.
Collapsed Porsche Oil filter. Click on the thumbnail for bigger photo.
Porsche engineers a magnificent car, engineering excellence is built into every Porsche model, with thousands of finely tuned and intricate parts working in harmony, but they need regular maintenance like most other cars. When you invest in a fine tuned high tech sports car wouldn’t make sense to give it the best care possible, ensuring your initial investment will last years to come reliably?
The answer is clear, give it proper care by providing the best fuel, the best lubricant and German filters. Perform essential services on proven time and distance based by established specialist with the proper know how, as they were designed and intended by the respective manufacturers and engineers.
Cutting corners will result in costly repairs and random brake downs inadvertently at will.