1988 Porsche 944 Turbo 944 Turbo Coupe Evolve Motors

1988 Porsche 944 Turbo Base Coupe 2-Door

Condition: Used
Make: Porsche
Model: 944 Turbo
Type: Coupe
Trim: Base Coupe 2-Door
Year: 1988
Mileage: 206,000
VIN: WP0AA295XJN150648
Color: Silver
Engine: 2.5L
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline Fuel
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: Coupe
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Local pick-up only
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Description for Porsche 944 Turbo 1988

1988 Porsche 944 Turbo
Platinum Silver / Black
Extensive Maintenance Documentation
Like-New Boxster Twists / New Tires
Vin # WP0AA295XJN150648
W: Germany
P: Porsche
0: Sports Car
A: Coupe
A: 2.5L Turbo
2: 2 Airbags
9: Pre-2009 Model Year
5: 951 (internal model number)
X: Checksum digit
J: 1988
N: Neckarsulm Factory
150648: Serial Number
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Though it may be hard to tell at a glance, this 951 has covered 206,000 miles over the course of its 28 year life. As any Porsche owner will tell you, these cars love to be driven and, when properly maintained, can reliably rack up astounding amounts of mileage. The performance difference between a naturally aspirated 944 and the Turbo is staggering. As someone who has daily-driven a base-model 944 for the last six years, this car has changed the way I look at my own car. It’s hard to get out of this 951 and jump into my 944 without feeling a bit underwhelmed.
This particular 951 was originally Slate Grey but has since been resprayed in Platinum Silver. Paint shows well with the exception of some cracking on the front bumper and over the driver rear wheel well. Please see the photos, all imperfections are documented extensively.
Interior is decent; there’s a tear in the driver’s seat bottom as well as some dash-cracking. While there’s a couple cosmetic flaws inside, this car is in great mechanical order. Power sunroof works and doesn't leak, rear hatch struts are functional, and all carpeting shows well with no sun-bleaching.
The underbody is corrosion free, with nothing more than a bit of surface rust. The car starts right up, idles cool, pulls hard, brakes totally straight and consistently, and doesn’t smoke or make any concerning noises.
Overall, this car is a great driver and “10 footer”. 944 Turbos are amazingly well-balanced and absolutely impossible to beat as a "driver's car" for under $10,000.
This car has a clean CarFax and I have receipts in-hand for all of the following maintenance items:
January 1994 at 75k – Timing belts, auxiliary water pump, engine front seal kit, cam seal.
May 1994 – New battery, sunroof gear, oil pressure line, oil return line, oil cooler repaired.
February 1995 – Water pump, relay switches.
July 1996 at 117k – Timing belt, balance shaft belt, timing tensioner, balance tensioner, auxiliary roller, alternator belt, A/C belt, power steering belt, water pump belt, fresh fluids, air filter, spark plugs, fuel filter, gear lube, oxygen sensor, grease seals.
April 1998 – fluids flushed and replaced, fan switch replaced.
July 1998 – New battery
April 2000 – New wipers and air filter
June 2000 – A/C recharged
August 2000 – Painted – Base coat/clear coat – Brite Platinum Silver, PPG#4820. Replaced spark plugs, installed Lindsey Racing boost enhancer.
August 2000 at 153k – Water pump, timing belt, thermostat, starter, and “all belts and hoses” replaced at Maplewood Imports, Minnesota. $1849.
May 2001 at 157k – Re-tension cam and balance belts, replace rear brake rotors, replace parking brake shoe, replace both sunroof gears, replace wiring to sunroof and mirror switches, replace fuel filter. Replaced at Auto Edge, Minnesota. $888.38.
May 2002 at 162k – Window tint installed at Ziebart, Minnesota. $306.67.
April 2006 at 170k – Replace AC receiver and drier, converted to R134A. Replace coolant hoses, fill and bleed coolant system. Replace spark plugs, install coil wire, replace vacuum T fitting at front of intake manifold. $602.38.
May 2002 at 162k – New Boxster/996 wheels installed, with Bridgestone Potenza RE730s. $2,085.
June 2004 at 170k – Distributor cap, thermo hood mat, Jacob’s Porsche wires. $258.43.
May 2008 at 177k – Kumho tires installed
July 2011 at 196k – Air conditioning service. $185.28.