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Old 03-20-2024, 10:22 AM   #4
JFP in PA
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Originally Posted by 986FTW View Post

I'm trying to determine whether Porsche built this "AT" engine originally with the later (M/Y 2001-2004) style of IMS complex or perhaps the engine has been rebuilt a second time with these parts.
The answer lies in decoding the engine numbers as I described above...............if it was remaned a second time, the numbers would still tell you its configuration and age, and if the factory rebuild took place 2005 or later, your assumption about the IMS bearing is incorrect....
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