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Old 04-05-2010, 05:45 AM   #1
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Proper RMS Installation Article

http://www.cheetahonline.com/rms.html

I created an article showing how the RMS should be installed with the Porsche tool. This article shows it with the crankshaft removed to give a different point of view as to how the seal fits.

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Old 04-05-2010, 10:35 AM   #2
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Excellent write up.. A refreshing escape from articles where people use all the improper tools to do the job and think they are being cool...
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Old 04-08-2010, 08:17 AM   #3
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Thanks.

I just installed a new RMS on my 3.4L transplant with this tool. Most jobs go easier when one has the correct tools.

I also removed the bearing race cover off of my "large, single row bearing" per my conversation with Charles. My engine is a 2006, and he said that one is not replaceable. I had the updated flange already, so I just bought a new o-ring for it.

Oh, I had the oil pump assembly off anyway, so I now have the "Heat Treated 4140 Chromoly Oil Pump Drive" hex in. I figured that any things that I can do on the bench, the better.

I can't wait to get this back in the car. My only delay might be that since I am going to 7.8 from 7.2 (2002 Boxster S), I might have to have the dealer update my 7.8 DME that I bough to match my VIN in order to get it to start. I really don't want to tow the car to the dealer for that.

Any other way to update a computer in that way?
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Old 04-11-2010, 07:48 AM   #4
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Unfortunately, you need the whole car to flash the DME, so you're going to be stuck towing the car.
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Old 04-11-2010, 10:01 AM   #5
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Thanks for the write-up...a visual always helps when addressing these items. What material is the inner portion of the seal made from; i.e. contact point to crank?

How rapidly does this material wear or is it always crank deflection causing the seal to fail?
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Old 08-24-2010, 11:17 PM   #6
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Where can the tool be bought ??
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