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Exclusivity. Individuality. Craftsmanship. Concepts which have always been associated with Porsche. In this gallery, you will find some examples of convincing personalisation from Porsche Exclusive and Porsche Tequipment. More information on
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He had dreamed of winning in the glamour world of the rich and famous since he first contested the Porsche Mobil1 Supercup: Sean Edwards, the Konrad Motorsport pilot who lives in Monaco, celebrated his first victory on Sunday in the Principality on the Cote d’Azur. At the wheel of his 450 hp Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, based on the street-legal lightweight 911 GT3 RS sports car, he won round four of the world’s fastest international one-make race series with a 1.257-second advantage over Frenchman Kévin Estre (Hermes Attempto Racing). Third place went to his teammate Christian Engelhart (Germany).
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After five overall victories in six years, the long distance classic in the Eifel did not run smoothly for the Porsche customer teams at the 40th anniversary. The best-placed Porsche 911 GT3 R, fielded by Frikadelli Racing Team, saw the flag in sixth place in front of a record 235,000 spectators. In contrast, the fastest squad in qualifying, the Wochenspiegel Team Manthey, experienced an exceptionally difficult race with a tragic final moment. More information on
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
The Porsche marque is emotive of passion & excellence. Those traits are part of the core at T&D Automotive. When it comes to Porsche service, repairs, upgrades, restoration & race car preparation, T&D Automotive has for many years been recognized as the experts in Queensland and further a-field throughout Australia.

After quickly out-growing their initial premises in Newstead, T&D moved to Bowen Hills. With lots more room, loyal customers and word of mouth, it didn’t take long to fill the new premises with more Porsches of all models for servicing & race car preparation. From the early models such as the elegant 356, the 911SC up to the current high-tech 997 models & the mighty 4WD Cayenne, T&D have covered it all from the basic service to the full blown race car preparation for Carrera Cup & Targa Tasmania etc. The Porsche Car Club Queensland’s track-day participants have long depended on T&D to fine-tune their beloved road cars to battle the time sheets.

Whilst known for their depth of knowledge of all things Porsche & other German Marques such as BMW, Mercedes, Audi & VW, many customers have entrusted their Holden & Ford fleet cars, Toyota, Nissan & Mitsubishi 4WDs etc knowing that the T&D work ethic applies throughout the team of well trained staff. Be it a basic log-book service to a complete car re-build, T&D have got you covered...

Porsche Models
911 - When it comes to Porsche 911 series, we are the experts. From early 60s and 70s S and SC models through to late 80s 930 models. For later model 996, 997 911 series, we have the very latest in computer diagnostic equipment to keep your late model 911 running like a dream. Our fully trained technicians are kept up to date with the latest manufacturer developments. Factory on-board computers can be read and upgraded with performance chips or completely replaced and mapped for optimum performance.

928 - Porsche 928 and 928s, heaps of V8 power and in general, higher maintenance required compared to other Porsche models.

The 928 is known to be harsh on tires, especially rear tires! Entrust T&D Automotive to get you the maximum mileage from your rubber with a professional wheel alignment and wheel balancing service. Keep your cost down at the fuel pump with our comprehensive service of all fuel delivery components including injectors, fuel pumps and tank cleaning.

944 - If you own a Porsche 924 or 944, look no further than T&D Automotive for all your servicing and tuning needs. Normally aspirated and turbo models are well catered for.

Ask us about some performance upgrades. ECU chips, brakes, exhaust as well as engine mapping are available.

Whatever your model Porsche or make of car, you can count on T&D for the very best service and the right advise at an affordable price.

Service & Advice
At T&D Automotive we provide quality service at competitive prices for all classic and modern Porsche models as well as all major European prestige vehicles, Japanese and Australian makes and models. Ted and the team have gained a wealth of experience on the Porsche Marque. You can also benefit from the many years of experience and insight T&D have gained from the preparation of many customer's cars for club events, circuit racing and targa events. For later model cars, we utilize the latest diagnostic equipment for fault scanning and on-board vehicle diagnostics.

Pre-Purchase Inspections
Take the worry out of your next purchase with a comprehensive pre-purchase inspection at T&D Automotive. Our many years of experience with a wide variety of Porsche models ensures that we know what to look for and can provide you with a full assessment on what your future maintenance and servicing requirements will involve.

Correct suspension set up is critical for accurate feel and control of your Porsche both on the road and at the track. By reducing body roll and excessive movements under heavy acceleration and braking, you will have a car that will be far more enjoyable to drive when you take your car towards its limits at club and track events. T&D can provide comprehensive advice on a range of shock absorbers and spring upgrades as well as conversions from torsion bars to coil over kits. Our vast experience with both road and track cars ensures you peace of mind that your vehicle will be optimized to suit your driving style and driving conditions.

A variety of brake pad compounds, hi-temp brake fluid, larger calipers, cross drilled, vented discs... the possibilities are endless. Let T&D tailor a brake package to suit your particular vehicle and your performance driving requirements.

Accurate steering response is a necessity for sporty driving and accurate control of your Porsche. T&D offer power steering pump and rack overhauls, as well as replacement of all steering components.

T&D provide gearbox preparation from standard road car gearbox rebuilds to racing transmission modifications for high-output motors, LSD installations and custom gear ratio requirements.

Engine Work
Porsche models offer the opportunity for many interchangeable components, none more so than their remarkable power trains. T&D Automotive have performed many engine transplants and can offer you a wealth of knowledge and insight when it comes to putting together an engine package to suit your vehicle and performance requirements. From carburettors to ECU chips to fully programmable engine management systems, T&D have experience with a wide variety of fuel delivery systems.

Exhaust Systems
The Exhaust system provides the final link to delivering your engine's performance capabilities. T&D can offer advise on a range of exhaust options to compliment your choice of performance package.

Non-Porsche Makes?
Yes, we do service and maintain many prestige vehicles including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Audi, VW, Jaguar, Daimler, Lotus, Lexus, Ferrari etc. Your fleet car or 4wd can also benefit from the expertise of our highly trained technicians. We service all Japanese, Korean and Australian makes such as Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi, Kia, Holden & Ford.

Performance Tuning Upgrades

T&D Automotive fit many performance parts for the entire range of Porsche models, including big bore cylinder kits, exhausts and extractors, suspension updates for both torsion bar and coil-over equipped cars, fuel injection upgrades, turbo updates and big brake conversions.

Custom cams, piston and cylinder kits, ECU Chips/reprogramming, fuel injection and carburettor tuning and upgrades, oil coolers, clutches, pressure plates and lightweight flywheels, intercoolers and turbos.

At T&D Automotive, we cater for all your exhaust needs such as SSI conversions for 911 SC's and 3.2 Carreras, Sports mufflers, high flow catalytic converters and extractors for all models including 356, 911 66-89, 964, 993, 996, 997.

Torsion bars, adjustable front and rear sway bars, coil over kits, adjustable RSR style struts, urethane bushes, steering 'turbo' tie rods.

Upgrade to 996, 993 Turbo, GT3 or Boxster callipers and discs, stainless steel lines, dual master cylinder kits and adjustable brake bias dials. We provide a wide variety of brake package upgrade options. Upgrade your 911 SC or 930 turbo to 996, 993 Turbo, 928S4, GT3 or Boxster callipers and discs. Cross drilled discs front and rear for Porsche models including: 911 69-89, 964, 924Turbo, 944 82-86, 944Turbo and S2 87-91, 968, Boxster. Upgrade your 928 to 993 Turbo callipers and discs or GT3 calipers and discs. Upgrade your 996, C4S, Turbo, GT2, or GT3 to the Porsche Ceramic Carbon Braking (PCCB) systems.

Rubber seals, door skins, strut braces, re-gas boot struts, wide body flares for 911, front and rear spoilers and PU bars, custom gauge faces.

T&D Automotive have been heavily involved with the building, preparation and maintenance of many Porsche Club Member’s cars over the years. We are active participants at all club sprint events and provide trackside support for our many valued customers.

T&D prepared cars have been victorious in many forms of motorsport. Most notably Porsche Cup Championship class wins and many top 10 results in both state and national circuit championships. Several customers have taken to the Targa style events like Classic Adelaide, Targa Tasmania and Targa New Zealand with great success.

T&D Automotive Specialists Pty Ltd.
ABN 24 071 674 354 27
27 Wallace St Albion
Australia 4010

ph 07 3256 2004
fax 07 3262 2228
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Welcome to T&D Automotive, your one stop shop for Porsche repairs in Brisbane. T&D is a family owned business and we pride ourselves on personalised service with attention to detail. We are the preferred go-to Porsche repairers in Brisbane.
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