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Re: Restoration help needed

#46 Post by Mike Wilson »

I think the time frame depends on a lot of factors. How much work needs to be done on a car (including mechanical), availability of parts, how many cars a shop is working on and if it's a dedicated restoration shop or one that also takes in insurance work. Also take into consideration the backlog of platers; chrome, cad and powder-coating and upholstery shops.

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#47 Post by Jules Dielen »

Comments are valid.... how would you know they didn't start cutting corners months ago on the work they say they did... did they rebuild the engine ans transmission too? Either way, i am sorry for the situation you are in.
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#48 Post by Al Zim »

Members: Jules, Mike The only way you will be able to come to any conclusion in this situation is through a lawsuit! Once the shop owner realizes his situation he will file a lawsuit to own the car! Then you will be in court and the shop will have the initiative!!! A situation that cannot be overcome.
In Texas if the car has not been pick up and the bill is not paid in 30 days it becomes the property of the shop.
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#49 Post by Martin Benade »

Al that’s certainly a possibility but we have no hints that it’s heading that way. Don’t be so scary 😨
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#50 Post by Mike Wilson »

It would be most helpful, Patrick, if you could provide more details on the situation. What work was needed, what work was done, what work is unfinished and is there a balance due? Al was probably referring to a mechanic's lien. What conversations have you had with CPR? We're offering advice and opinions based on limited information.

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#51 Post by Al Zim »

I probably have spent nearly 55 years of my life (I will be 81 a week from next Monday) in business and dealing with Porsche automobiles.
With our a doubt you are going to force the shop to take the car. It is the shop's money that is tied up in the car and they have to pay bills ALSO.
In Texas if the car has not been paid for and picked up within 30 days of completion Texas shops can own the car with a title in their name.
the cost to do this is $250. ***Martin I am not SCARY** This is the way business is done.
To get it in perspective my property taxes are 10K per month...every month. Al Zim
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#52 Post by Mike Wilson »

Patrick:

How about providing us with more information? Otherwise, we are just offering opinions.

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#53 Post by John Pavone »

Patrick, sorry to hear about your situation. Call Henk at CarParc USA in Costa Mesa. They’re finishing up the paint and metalwork on my 912. The shop is top notch but like everyone else who’s good you may have to wait awhile. Good luck! John
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#54 Post by Martin Benade »

Al, I only said that because you are assuming that everything is in the worst possible status, but we barely have any facts to know where things stand. Also Texas laws have nothing to do with any other state’s way of doing things. I know Ohio’s laws are dramatically different from what you’ve said happens there.

We may have overwhelmed Patrick, it’s been a week since his second comment.
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#55 Post by Mike Wilson »

At this point, the ball is in his court.

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#56 Post by Jim Wayman »

It is my understanding that CPR filed for bankruptcy last week. I haven't confirmed it, but it came from a good source.
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Jim Wayman wrote: Tue May 28, 2024 9:26 am It is my understanding that CPR filed for bankruptcy last week. I haven't confirmed it, but it came from a good source.
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#58 Post by Mike Wilson »

PATRICK, IF YOUR CAR IS STILL THERE, GET IT OUT IMMEDIATELY!

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Jim, maybe your source can provide a link to the filing?

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#60 Post by Wes Bender »

Deleted. Apparently no bankruptcy at this time.
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