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Pick-up checklist


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30 Dec 2003
OK, what do I need to remember when I pick the new car up? (993). Obvious things seem to be keys x2, red remote, V5 tear-off, service records etc, locking wheel nut key (I presume they have locking bolts?), err.....anyone help me out? Thanks.

(in the excitement, I'll forget everything if I don't have it written down)

Migration info. Legacy thread was 17539
Congrats on getting your new toy. Make sure that your Insurance is in effect.

Look for the tyre pressure guage, compressor in the spare wheel well.

Stereo code if it has one may also be useful.

Some slippers for driving, lead wellies might not be most appropriate :wink:

And finally, enjoy.


Migration info. Legacy thread was 17540
When I bought mine, I didn't check that the spare tyre inflator was there. It wasn't, and i had to buy one from Halfords. Might want to check yours is.

Migration info. Legacy thread was 17551
I would also ask which brand/type of oil is being used as I like to keep topping up with the same and you will need to top up these engines as they consume. I would also check the oil level (with dip stick - warm/idling/flat surface) and tyre pressures regardless of if its comes from a private seller or dealer/specialist.

Well done good choice !! (Hope the above was not too obvious)

Migration info. Legacy thread was 17554

Don't forget your digital camera so that we can all admire your new purchase!!

Migration info. Legacy thread was 17556
Check the alarm system, mine has a disabling key which fits a control box in the engine compartment.

Some systems also have a small key which fits an alarm slot on the central console for locally switching the alarm.Also get the alarm system instructions!

Current MOT certificate of course and any old ones too.

And it should have locking wheel nuts so yes, get that key too!

Migration info. Legacy thread was 17557
Thanks for all the comments so far - no Will, nothing is too obvious for me!!

Any more comments gratefully received.....

Migration info. Legacy thread was 17561
good work fella....

looks like you've covered off all the paperwork parts, all paperwork, manuals & keys...

dont forget to post pics... :wink:

Migration info. Legacy thread was 17564

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