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Old 08-10-2016, 07:16 AM   #1
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I know, another IMS story

Here is a link from the PCA newsletter about one mans experience working on his 2000 Boxster.

I think it is a very good read.

https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/build-projects-and-project-cars/the-frugal-mechanic-meets-a-porsche-boxster/120457/page1/
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Not really. He totally lost my interest when he selected a roller bearing and starting beating a "controlled size oil feed" with a piece of pointe metal and a hammer so that he could flood the IMS shaft with oil.
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"No LN products! How dare he?!?!" The three amigos will have none of that!

Cool read. Thanks for posting
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I enjoyed that read. Thanks.
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Excellent read! Thanks! Really useful.
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"No LN products! How dare he?!?!" The three amigos will have none of that!

Cool read. Thanks for posting
And how did he dare not to spend $15 - $25 K to rebuild his entire engine? I am sure his car will self-destruct at any moment.
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Old 08-10-2016, 01:11 PM   #7
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Looks like another perfectly good dual row bearing replaced with a questionable bearing.
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"No LN products! How dare he?!?!" The three amigos will have none of that!

Cool read. Thanks for posting
Just out of curiosity.
Who is the third amigo?
I could guess the first two.
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Just out of curiosity.
Who is the third amigo?
I could guess the first two.
Chevy Chase, Steve Martin & Martin Short. I always forget Martin Short too.

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Old 08-11-2016, 05:12 PM   #10
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Chevy Chase, Steve Martin & Martin Short. I always forget Martin Short too.

I don't think those were the three amigos that PW had in mind...
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He lost me when citing the 101 Boxster Projects manual and the 3.4 capacity of the 2000 model Boxster. I wish him the best.
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Not really. He totally lost my interest when he selected a roller bearing and starting beating a "controlled size oil feed" with a piece of pointe metal and a hammer so that he could flood the IMS shaft with oil.
Absolutely true. I hope people don't use that idea to "fix" their cars the wrong way.

golfduke did a good aspect in his post from Aug. 12, 2016 9:01 a.m. concerning the grease to be used in this kind of bearing application.

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