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What You Need To Know About IMS Bearing Issues Before Buying A Porsche 986, 996, 987 Or 997

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Best estimate is about a 1% failure rate. The bearing is in good shape. It should go in relatively smoothly and without too much effort. However, it's very important that you check your camshaft timing prior to reinstalling the transmission and starting the engine. Is this also an accurate conclusion? Also consider using an oil with more anti-wear additives like Zn, P, or moly extreme. I would suggest you grab a Bentley repair manual, you should own one. If you're not using new bolts, then be sure that you coat the threads with a liberal amount of sealant so they won't leak.

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IMS Upgrade Kit for MY06

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Yours looks like it could be dual, I would call to double-check. Dont dare run the engine for long but no chain noise. What damage could I have caused to the engine case bolt holes? Will I need to have the whole engine taken apart? Now the engine is coming out of the car to get the cam timing fixed. . The tall cam lock must be for the 3 chain as the 5 chain cam end grooves are too small to fit the cam lock.

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Porsche IMS Bearing: Everything You Need to Know

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Orders placed on or after Dec. I can slightly turn the crank left and right, but this only moves the shaft up or down. The pre-2003 engines had the intake and exhaust camshafts tied together with a separate chain, so if one camshaft is properly timed, then the other one should be as well. An intermediate shaft has been used ever since Porsche developed the aircooled 911 engine, starting in 1965 with the 2. I just bought a Cayman, and yes we cannot replace our bearings preventatively.

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IMS Solution

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It has not had a replacement engine according to the dealer I am buying from who has done all of the work since new. November 11, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: With such low miles, I would wait. I have a question, I used the single row spacer for the o-ring and the nut, but the nut only engages about half of the threads as shown on your how-to photos, is that sufficient? January 2, 2015 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If it was done at a dealer it would be on record. None seem to be better than the others, but there are more of the Japanese units in service it seems. If you happen to have the P253 camshaft timing tool, you can use that to check the timing on the five-chain engines. In this graph, the deviation is zero, which is perfect and does not indicate a problem. Assume you may need a rebuild soon.

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How do I know if my Porsche needs an IMS bearing replacement?

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I want to get the preventive maintenance. My car is a 1999 996 convertible. Not worth taking a chance. These type of comments add so much to the Pelican tech community. The bottom line is that you cannot typically tell what you have for sure in your engine until you remove the transmission and check. Instead of having the o-ring integrated into the stud, the o-ring is placed in a v-shaped sandwich on the outside surface of the bearing housing cover.

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Porsche IMS

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Thanks Vin October 15, 2018 Followup from the Pelican Staff: If this is bearing material, it could be in the engine oil. The earlier dual row and later non-serviceable bearing has a reported failure rate of 1%, however as vehicles age, it is expected failure rates could exceed 10%. Maybe this applies to other bearings. For more photos on the destroyed bearing, see Photos 57 through 64 below. Figure 69 The holes that hold on the intermediate shaft cover are through-holes, which means they exit out into the engine case.

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IMS Upgrade Kit for MY06

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We found that high temp red grease lasted the longest of all greases. Roller bearings are not intended for carrying large axial loads. If you have a 2002 or later engine, then you need to remove all four plugs intake and exhaust , because you will need to check all four camshafts when you are done. The M96 engine does have its issues, but proper maintenance can go a long way in. Tell me how to center the shaft. They can help you find the right oil.

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IMS bearing made in Japan? Is stock bearing German?

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As you can see, there are a lot of metal bits and pieces here. Here is a good article from my friend Tony Callas. Here is what Ive learned - correct me if Im wrong. While it is a very tight fit doing this with the engine n the car, it is doable if you take your time. September 11, 2014 Followup from the Pelican Staff: I'm not a fan of this. The new spin-on style filter housing and the braided hose will feed the needed oil to the new bearing.

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