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997 engine life span with IMS? - Pelican Parts Forums

19/12/2019· 1972 Porsche 914 2.0L Hydrolic. 997 engine life span with IMS? I recently learned that my newly acquired 2005 997S could be subject to the smaller IMS and may need to have it changed. Sorry to ask these questions for the bazillionth time. Im just not clear as i mostly get 996 results in search and the 997 stuff sort of says, large bearing move on.

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IMS issues and 997''s..? - Water Cooled 911s - PFA

23/1/2017· It''ll be the earlier bearing. Haven''t heard of the later bearing letting go. Generally there will be metal filings in the oil before an IMS goes bang, so you do get some warning (not always but most of the time). If you own an early 997 or 996 you''d be nuts to not be checking for that on oil changes.

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MY06-08 Non-Serviceable IMS Bearing | 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 987 Boxster Cayman and 997 …

IMS Bearing Solutions for 2006-2008 Porsche Boxster, Cayman, and 911 Models with the Non-Serviceable IMS Bearing With model year 2006 through 2008 Porsche 987 Boxster, Cayman, and 997 911 engines, the intermediate shaft was redesigned and used a larger 6305 bearing.

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Does the 997.1 Carrera S (2005) have a IMS problem? : Porsche

Hi guys, I recently bought a 997 Carrera S from 2005, I know that the motor is different from the base model, using a 3.8 instead of the 3.6 that … Being your car is a 2005, it can indeed have the smaller more failure prone bearing. Even if the car does have the larger

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IMS Bearing: The Facts Made Simple - Autohaus Hamilton

Although these engines use an intermediate shaft, with a bearing, they have a fundamentally different design, and are not subject to the same type of failure as the M96 engine. What Porsche models are prone to IMS failure and would benefit from an IMS

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Sales debate: Is a 997.1 worth the risk over a 996 with IMS …

IMS is not the only problem for the 997, though, as Navarro points out that on his “perfect candidate” 2005 997, a bearing replacement would also be complemented by the fitment of a “genuine Porsche water pump and a low temperature thermostat.”

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

How do I know if my Porsche needs an IMS bearing replacement? You needn’t worry if your car is a Generation 2 987 or 997 or later and the chances of it happening to those of you with a late 2005-2008 987, 997 or Cayman are very, very slim – so unless you are having an engine rebuild for other reasons, it’s not going to be financially viable for you guys anyway.

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IMS Bearing Issues Explained | RPM Specialist Cars

17/12/2018· Porsche M96/M97 IMS Bearing issues explained. Water cooled 911’s Boxster’s & Caymans from 1999 to 2008 are at risk of an IMS bearing failure Porsche M96/M97 Intermediate shaft issues explained Intermediate shaft bearing (IMS) failure! Is this a genuine

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IMS Failure rate | Porsche Forum from Porsche Club GB

24/4/2019· IMS Failure rate As most of you know by now I have come out of a classic and into a 997c2 3.6 which I love However this IMS issue keeps raising its head ,mine is a March 2006 model and according to the engine nuer it has the larger IMS bearing fitted Is there anyone in PCGB who has a 3.6 997 2006 onwards that''s had problems with the IMS bearing or am I …

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IMS Bearing Type By Engine Serial # ? - 987-1 Boxster …

1/7/2014· Actually, Porsche transitioned to the larger diameter IMS bearing in late 2005, all 2006 (and on) cars or replacement engines have the larger bearing as well. Even though it is an ''06 model, my build date was 11/2005 which would …

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

How do I know if my Porsche needs an IMS bearing replacement? You needn’t worry if your car is a Generation 2 987 or 997 or later and the chances of it happening to those of you with a late 2005-2008 987, 997 or Cayman are very, very slim – so unless you are having an engine rebuild for other reasons, it’s not going to be financially viable for you guys anyway.

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997 engine life span with IMS? - Pelican Parts Forums

19/12/2019· 1972 Porsche 914 2.0L Hydrolic. 997 engine life span with IMS? I recently learned that my newly acquired 2005 997S could be subject to the smaller IMS and may need to have it changed. Sorry to ask these questions for the bazillionth time. Im just not clear as i mostly get 996 results in search and the 997 stuff sort of says, large bearing move on.

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How the Porsche IMS Bearing Doomed the 996 911 - …

27/1/2020· But for all that, there is a dark spot in the Porsche 911’s history. It’s the 996 (1999-2004) 911, and the problem is the Porsche IMS bearing. Porsche IMS bearing issue explained. When Porsche changed the 911 from air-cooled engines to water-cooled ones for the 996-generation, that required some significant engine redesigns.

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IMS Failure rate | Porsche Forum from Porsche Club GB

24/4/2019· IMS Failure rate As most of you know by now I have come out of a classic and into a 997c2 3.6 which I love However this IMS issue keeps raising its head ,mine is a March 2006 model and according to the engine nuer it has the larger IMS bearing fitted Is there anyone in PCGB who has a 3.6 997 2006 onwards that''s had problems with the IMS bearing or am I …

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Porsche IMS bearing failure: settlement reached - Ferdinand …

Porsche IMS bearing failure: settlement reached. I’ve been following the US class action lawsuit brought against Porsche Cars North America, for intermediate shaft (IMS) defects in the engine of the Porsche Boxster and 911 (996/997) from the 2001 to 2005 model years. According to Internet wisdom, the defective single-row bearing at the centre

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MY06-08 Non-Serviceable IMS Bearing | 2006 2007 2008 Porsche 987 Boxster Cayman and 997 …

MY06-08 IMS Bearing Solutions for 2006-2008 Porsche Boxster, Cayman, and 911 Models with the Non-Serviceable IMS Bearing With model year 2006 through 2008 Porsche 987 Boxster, Cayman, and 997 911 engines, the intermediate shaft was redesigned and

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IMS issues and 997''s..? - Water Cooled 911s - PFA

23/1/2017· It''ll be the earlier bearing. Haven''t heard of the later bearing letting go. Generally there will be metal filings in the oil before an IMS goes bang, so you do get some warning (not always but most of the time). If you own an early 997 or 996 you''d be nuts to not be checking for that on oil changes.

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IMS Bearing Failure Symptoms | Revolution Porsche

If you own a Porsche 996, Boxster 986 or a very early Boxster 987, Cayman 987 or 3.6 or very early 3.8 997, you are sure to have read some of the horror stories about IMS bearing problems. It’s easy to find tales of astrophic engine failure and vast repair bills on Porsche forums, but what is less readily available is well-informed advice about spotting IMS bearing failure …

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Porsche IMS bearing failure: settlement reached - Ferdinand …

Porsche IMS bearing failure: settlement reached. I’ve been following the US class action lawsuit brought against Porsche Cars North America, for intermediate shaft (IMS) defects in the engine of the Porsche Boxster and 911 (996/997) from the 2001 to 2005 model years. According to Internet wisdom, the defective single-row bearing at the centre

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Porsche 997: What Are Signs of IMS Bearing Failure? - Rennlist

7/9/2015· 2005 997S large IMS bearing question. Hi All, I have a 997S that was built in June or July of 2005. About 40K miles on the car at this point. I''m not absolutely sure which IMS is in the car although I believe 2005 was a transition year for it and that probably it has the larger non-removable bearing as it was built almost at the end of the

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Forums - how long does the tiptronic transmission last on 996/997 …

25/10/2016· He claimed the 997.1 engine should also last at least as long if properly maintained and not raced, etc. I mentioned the IMS bearing and he said this did not affect the 997 engine cars, only the 996 model and only until about 2001-2002. Would you agree with

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The Truth About the IMS Bearing by Paul Kramer - Autokennel

11/8/2018· Interestingly enough, IMS bearings in Porsche engines isn’t a new thing with the 996s. In fact, every 911 from 1964 through 2008 had an IMS bearing. Even the beloved Mezger motor cars like the Turbos, GT3s, etc. all had IMS bearings. They just never failed. The M96 motors failed primarily due to improper maintenance.

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The Truth About the IMS Bearing by Paul Kramer - …

11/8/2018· Interestingly enough, IMS bearings in Porsche engines isn’t a new thing with the 996s. In fact, every 911 from 1964 through 2008 had an IMS bearing. Even the beloved Mezger motor cars like the Turbos, GT3s, etc. all …

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2005 997S large IMS bearing question - Pelican Parts Forums

7/9/2015· 2005 997S large IMS bearing question. Hi All, I have a 997S that was built in June or July of 2005. About 40K miles on the car at this point. I''m not absolutely sure which IMS is in the car although I believe 2005 was a transition year for it and that probably it has the larger non-removable bearing as it was built almost at the end of the

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Autoscope - Here''s All the Info You Need About the Porsche IMS …

7/6/2020· The material the ball-bearings are constructed with is not quite strong enough to withstand the physical and thermal loads exerted upon them, and 2.) the lubriion of the bearings is insufficient. It has been verifiably documented that some IMS bearings have failed after just 3,000 miles. . More carnage from a failed Porsche IMS bearing.

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Porsche IMS Bearing Upgrade – What you need to know and …

29/10/2019· Statistically the smaller single row bearing found in later Porsche 996 models, 986 Boxsters and early 997 / Cayman models is the most prone to failure. However, we at AMS Porsche have dealt with failures across all three variations of Porsches standard IMS bearing.

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Porsche IMS Bearing Replacement

On engines observant of factory recommended long drain intervals, oil heavily laden from fuel or just dirty from too long of drain intervals provides poor lubriion for the IMS bearing. Even .002% water in the oil can reduce bearing life by up to 48%. Higher moisture levels up to 6% can reduce bearing life by up to 83%.

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IMS BEARING UPGRADE KIT - European Parts Solution

PORSCHE IMS BEARING UPGRADE KIT WITH OIL FEED MODIFIION 996, 997, BOXSTER (S), CAYMAN (S) Prevent future astrophic engine failure permanently with the only true eternal fix for the notorious Porsche …