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I have not started my 911 in over 3 years. Oil has leaked out, battery is dead. What steps should I take to get this car up and running? How much would it cost if someone else did it for me?

I have not started my 1986 Porsche 911 Carrera in 3 years. Oil has leaked, battery dead. What steps should I take to get this car up and running again? I don't want to screw up the engine. Approximately how much would it cost if I had someone else do it?

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First drain the gas out and put fresh in (hopefully the fuel hasent turned to varnish), it wont hurt to change the fuel filter, get a new battery, change the oil, check all the other fluids.

once you've done all that try to start it

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