Braunton Engineering provide expert servicing and repair to the Porsche 964, and are known as the 964 specialist in the South West; Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and in Wiltshire. Braunton Engineering is based in the centre of Braunton village, five miles from Barnstaple town, North Devon. Braunton have two technicians who have owned examples of this model and have intimate experience of dealing with commonly occurring faults. Ashley, head mechanic, currently runs a 1990 Carrera 4, and has done so for the last 8 years - he has a wealth of experience dealing with the 964 issues to ensure top performance and continued reliability is maintained.
Porsche 964 common faults: They suffer from engine oil leaks, the four wheel drive system can suffer from issues with the diffs, the heater control and rheostat are known problem areas, and the ABS brake system develops faults. The front windscreen surround is prone to corrosion requiring either panel replacement or attention to clear any minor rust and provide treatment for long term future protection.
A good Porsche 964 is a great vehicle to drive – the iconic shape is the same as the classic 911 profile of the 1970s albeit with the pu bumpers.