Hi, I’m Phil Hindley.
I’m the managing director of Tech 9 and a passionate driver of Porsche vehicles.
I’ve spent over 30 years working with Porsche vehicles, both behind the wheel, as a race team manager and director of this business. There’s nothing better than the feeling of driving one of these cars, and our workshop’s team aim to perfect that experience.
Tech 9 is one of the leading independent Porsche specialists and as such we’ve been featured by publications including Car Magazine, Total 911, Ohlins, Top Gear, Autosport, Aston Martin Racing and 911 & Porsche World Magazine.
Since 1993, Tech 9 have been preparing various race cars in their Liverpool workshop to incredible degrees of success. We had huge triumphs in the early ’90s with the Porsche Cup, a primarily production-based race for which we prepared a number of Porsche models including the 944S2 and Turbo, 968 and 911 models 964 and 993, and we’ve even explored other marques.
In the late nineties, we wanted to break into GT racing – and the pinnacle of this type of racing was the TVR Tuscan Challenge. Cars were a huge 460bhp, weighed 860kg and saw some of the UK’s best drivers competing. 1997 was a year for learning, and then in 1998 we secured our Championship win! From our base in Liverpool, we engineered the car to the front of the grid with dedication and determination, even developing our own suspension dampers and limited-slip differential to give us the edge over the competition.
The turn of the Millenium saw us break into British GT, and our campaigns with Porsche in 993 GT2’s and Marcos gave us a new experience in endurance racing. We netted second place overall in the 2002 Carrera Cup GB with our 996 GT3, but the really good run started in 2003. With backing from our corporate sponsors, we embarked upon an impressive five year run in GT racing, during which we got Championship and class wins in 2003, 2004 and 2005 in British GT before going on to the newly-formed FIA FT3 European Championship in 2006 with our squad of three 997 GT3 Cup machines. As you might guess, we’ve brought plenty of trophies back to Liverpool.
Thanks to decades of hard work, our team can bring a wealth of experience and expertise to each and every job they complete. Our complete Porsche servicing can bring any model up to the level that it should be, we can also complete custom performance tuning, as well as complete engine and gearbox rebuilds, to truly change the way you experience your car. Our restoration service transforms Porsches of all ages into true classics, and we can also offer a complete bespoke design and build service.
We see a market filled with substandard products, nominal difference in price and service, and a general push toward cheap parts. With so much information around, it can be hard to find the right part for the right price!
That’s why we’ve committed to being different. We want to be the first port of call for anyone looking to modify, enhance or maintain their vehicle, and to be the UK’s biggest re-seller of Porsche parts.
We have over 30 years of experience working in the motor industry and are proud to have built up a reputation for excellent customer service and trustworthiness. We don’t just sell parts for profit – we genuinely want to see Porsche cars in great condition, lasting as long as they can and looking beautiful well into old age.
Phil and his work with Tech 9 have been mentioned in many racing and Porsche related publications such as Car Magazine, Total 911, Ohlins, Top Gear, BRDC, British GT, Autosport, Aston Martin Racing, Daily Sportscar, Liverpool Echo, 911 & Porsche World, Automoto Portal, Due Motori, Crash, Autoevolution, Racing, Motorsport. Tech 9 have also been mentioned in the following books: Porsche 911: The Definitive History 2004-2012, Porsche Boxster and Cayman: The Complete Story and Porsche Carrera: The Water-Cooled Era 1998-2018.
To request an interview with Phil, either by email or phone, you can visit our contact page.
We thrive off our clients’ feedback, read a selection of their testimonials below and see a complete list of our reviews to see what our customers have to say about us.
“Excellent service from start to finish. After sales was fantastic! I felt with Phil the Director and nothing was too much trouble. When I had an issue with a TechArt module (turned out to be a problem with an installation done by my local specialist) he phoned Techart in Germany and had them call me immediately to rectify. Can’t recommend Phil and Tech 9 highly enough, Thank you.” – Leon Riddle
“Tech 9 offers a quality service. Fully recommended. Great Job!” – Simon Langton
“Great place and very professional.” – Paul Snape
Visit us in our workshop, or get in touch to find out how we could help you.
Telephone: 0151 4255 911