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Old 04-18-2014, 06:58 PM   #1
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Old 04-18-2014, 07:34 PM   #2
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Old 04-18-2014, 08:23 PM   #3
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This was at 12/17/13 of last year but I'm not at 260k yet...



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Old 04-19-2014, 04:20 AM   #4
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Pretty remarkable testament to the rare M96 durability...my 02 S has less than 10% of those mileages!

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Had much problems with the engine?
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Old 04-19-2014, 05:36 AM   #6
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bloody hell... this is pretty amazing. According to the legend you must have changed the IMS bearing what, seven times now?
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Old 04-19-2014, 06:29 AM   #7
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No problems with the engine... I have replaced the water pump twice and AOS four times. I have no idea how many oil changes, ~ 40 times.


Nine8Six bloody hell... this is pretty amazing. According to the legend you must have changed the IMS bearing what, seven times now?

No, just twice, both with LNE bearing (single row).
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Old 04-19-2014, 06:55 AM   #8
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No problems with the engine... I have replaced the water pump twice and AOS four times. I have no idea how many oil changes, ~ 40 times.
Absolutely brilliant. Thanks for sharing this.... Sounds good to me
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Old 04-19-2014, 01:18 PM   #10
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I decided to pull the trans as there was a oil leak at the rear of the motor....



Apparently the IMS was never replaced!!!

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Old 04-19-2014, 03:20 PM   #11
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My Cayman just turned 20K mi today. Do I get 1/10 of a membership?

Will be putting some miles on her in June when I drive out to Porsche Parade.
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Old 04-19-2014, 04:43 PM   #12
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I decided to pull the trans as there was a oil leak at the rear of the motor....


Apparently the IMS was never replaced!!!
Looks like you caught it in-time... Or maybe just a little late since there is some metal shavings on the end of the bearing assembly.
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Old 04-19-2014, 06:03 PM   #13
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Yep, That's what I was thinking.
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Old 04-19-2014, 06:13 PM   #14
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Old 04-19-2014, 06:52 PM   #15
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I just saw a ad in craigslist for a 98...

324k miles!!!


How many in the 300k club???



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Old 07-21-2014, 05:47 AM   #17
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I just saw a ad in craigslist for a 98...

324k miles!!!


How many in the 300k club???



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these posts always make me wonder what floridabill's up to. (pic was from 2012 on a 2000 S) and he had no clue what an IMS was.

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That's because he drives it every day, year round, and obviously on trips long enough to burn off all the stuff you don't want hanging around in there. Unfortunately most people drive the complete opposite... once in a blue moon, only when the weather is mild and on trips where the oil doesn't have enough time to get up to temp..probably less than 20 minutes.
I don't think it was engineered to do the latter.

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these posts always make me wonder what floridabill's up to. (pic was from 2012 on a 2000 S) and he had no clue what an IMS was.

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I feel woefully inadequate - engine failed (hydraulic lifter) at 136,000 with 89 track days.

Guess my engine was built by a hung-over mechanic on a Monday morning during Oktoberfest.
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I decided to pull the trans as there was a oil leak at the rear of the motor....

Apparently the IMS was never replaced!!!
All of that metal has been circlulating through your bearings. Not good.
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