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Since 1990 we have been maintaining and modifying import performance cars. Visit our 25,000 sq ft facility in Powell Ohio for select pre-owned vehicles, specialty parts, accessories and service.

We're Porsche, Audi and Volkswagen performance enthusiasts who enjoy serving all makes. Our technicians are factory trained to service your Audi, BMW, Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, MINI, Porsche, Saab, VW and Volvo vehicle to manufacturer specifications.

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Auto Assets featured on Tim’s Enthusiast Garage

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Auto Assets has been prominently featured on Tim’s Enthusiast Garage for Porsche 996 maintenance and track inspections.

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Routine Maintenance and Proper Tools

Routine Maintenance and Proper Tools

At Auto Assets we pride ourselves on using the right tools to fix your car and on going beyond what some manufacturers publish as far as maintenance is concerned.

The Right Tools

Below is a photo of an oil drain plug on a Porsche Boxster S.  Looking at the aluminum drain plug – it is easy to see that someone has been using the incorrect socket to loosen and remove the drain plug.  We keep new aluminum drain plugs in stock so that we can replace these on the spot.

 

 

Beyond the maintenance book maintenance.

 

Pictured below are photos of the radiators and air conditioning condenser on a 2001 Porsche 996 Twin Turbo.  This car had documented franchise dealer services at 30k, 60k and 90k per Porsche’s scheduled service.  Directly from the pages of the maintenance book it says    “ Radiators and air intakes: Visual inspection for external debris and blockage “   – see the scanned page from the maintnenance book on our nice 2008 Porsche 997 C4S.

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A casual inspection of this car was performed by one of our customers accompanied by a knowledgeable friend. The car was purchased and was driven home less than 100 miles from the selling dealership.  Within a few days the car developed a coolant leak in the front of the car.  We determined a coolant leak at the driver side radiator. Once we removed the front bumper cover to replace the leaking radiator, this is what we found.  As preventative maintenance, we replaced all three radiators as well as both condensers as the corrosion on them would come to haunt our customer in the future.

Simply vacuuming the debris from the front bumper cover is not enough.  The professionals at Auto Assets have special tools and procedures to ensure the packed debris is dislodged and removed from the bumper area, radiators and condensers.  Schedule your preventative maintenance on this area of your water cooled Porsche today and avoid an expensive repair down the road.

 

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Consumers Choice Award Recipient 2015

We are Very Proud to be nominated for a Consumers Choice Award for 2015.  It means a great deal to everyone here at Auto Assets to receive this recognition from our customers!   We are Very Proud to be nominated for a Consumers Choice Award for 2015!  Thank you for voting for us!

 

 

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Winter Car Preparation

Auto Assets recommends the following steps for winterizing your vehicle:

  • Clean, flush and put new antifreeze in the cooling system. As a general rule of thumb, this should be done every two years.
  • Make sure heaters, defrosters and wipers work properly. Consider winter wiper blades and use cold weather washer fluid. As a general rule, blades should be replaced every six months.
  • Have the battery and charging system checked for optimum performance. Cold weather is hard on batteries.
  • Check the tire tread depth and tire pressure. If snow and ice are a problem in your area, consider special tires designed to grip slick roads. During winter, tire pressure should be checked weekly.
  • Be diligent about changing the oil and filter every 3,000 miles if conventional oil and 5,000 miles with synthetics. Dirty oil can spell trouble in winter. Consider changing to a “winter weight” oil if you live in a cold climate. We also recommend service to your fuel, air and transmission filters at the same time.
  • If you’re due for a scheduled maintenance, have it done before winter sets in. Winter magnifies existing problems such as pings, hard starts, sluggish performance or rough idling.
  • Have the brakes checked. The braking system is the vehicle’s most important safety item. Brake fluid is hygroscopic – meaning it absorbs moisture. It is important that the brake fluid be flushed every 2 years to keep the moisture content below 4%.
  • Have the exhaust system checked for leaks, which can be especially dangerous during cold weather driving when windows are closed.
  • Check to see that exterior and interior lights work and that headlights are properly aimed.

 

“When the cold temperatures arrive, many people stay inside and don’t take proper care of their vehicles,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “Getting the car ready while temperatures are still mild is a proactive approach to preventive maintenance and helps ensure safety and reliability during the upcoming winter months.”

Motorists should also keep the gas tank at least half full at all times to decrease the chances of moisture forming in the gas lines and possibly freezing. Drivers should check the tire pressure of the spare in the trunk and stock an emergency kit with an ice scraper and snowbrush, jumper cables, flashlight, flares, blanket, extra clothes, candles/matches, bottled water, dry food snacks and needed medication.

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Today we would like to honor those who served … Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.

Today we would like to honor those who served …  Call today and schedule a service in the next 90 days and take $50 off your bill.  Thank you for your service and your sacrifice.american-flag-beautiful-images-hd-new-wallpapers-of-us-flag

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