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Old 01-17-2012, 02:19 PM   #1
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Saved another Boxster from the IMS monster

Today I really saved an 03 Boxster S with 115045 miles on the clock. Both the RMS and IMS were leaking, not dripping but seeping, when I took out the old bearing it was definitely on it last legs. When you turned the bearing you could feel it stepping almost every other degree of turn, so it was just a matter of time before it went. Also had a worn out dual mass flywheel and clutch. OUCH
So far out of all the IMS bearings I have replaced , the percentage of bad bearings has been about 30 % and for the most part these customers have been doing just preventative maintenance. Feels good to actually save an engine from impending doom.

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Old 01-23-2012, 10:05 AM   #2
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Hey I like the tag on the flange.....do you catalog your work this way?
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Old 01-23-2012, 04:22 PM   #3
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The serial number stickers come with the kit.
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Old 01-23-2012, 07:26 PM   #4
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I was wondering as mine didn't have a flange sticker
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