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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 01-22-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,750
Posted By Jake Raby
To be clear: I was the one that made the...

To be clear:

I was the one that made the decision to no longer post here. This was done after I helped to create a company that can be considered a rival of Pelican Parts, who of course does own...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-22-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,757
Posted By Jake Raby
Fuel trim is the hardest part, and the most...

Fuel trim is the hardest part, and the most important.

This is the thing that has blocked 100% of my attempts to do this for the past decade. Things like deceleration recovery, and extended WOT...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-20-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,757
Posted By Jake Raby
The problem I have had with similar systems that...

The problem I have had with similar systems that I've developed, and even the Mann Pro- Vent has been proper balance of long term fuel trim. How have you balanced this? I saw engines always tend to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-25-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By Jake Raby
That's not uncommon at all.. Miles loosen...

That's not uncommon at all.. Miles loosen clearances, decreasing "motoring HP" and freeing up power. It'll stay just this strong, till it pops.
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-30-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Jake Raby
Securing the wire to the sensor with a cable tie...

Securing the wire to the sensor with a cable tie might be the best bet. If the wire is free for the turbulent air under the car to move it around, then it can fray at the point where it goes into the...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-29-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,582
Posted By Jake Raby
Good looking sample.. Can't tell the whole story...

Good looking sample.. Can't tell the whole story without TAN and TBN values, but they charge more for that..

The Zn and P are very high for Delvac. Thats a strong anti- wear package compared to...
Forum: Boxster and Cayman Parts for Sale or Wanted 09-29-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Jake Raby
We are working on a run of IMSG Sensors now....

We are working on a run of IMSG Sensors now. They'll be done in 3-4 weeks.

As for the fraying, if the wires can move too freely under the car, the fraying can occur. You may try electrical tape...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-05-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,116
Posted By Jake Raby
10K miles in just a few months! Drive it! Thats...

10K miles in just a few months! Drive it! Thats what they love.
Thanks for the kind words, you were also great to deal with.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-03-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,423
Posted By Jake Raby
Is the shop a Preferred Installer on the LN site...

Is the shop a Preferred Installer on the LN site (just a paid advertisement), or is the shop an IMS Solution Certified Installer? These Certified Installers are the only shops that have been trained,...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 09-03-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,116
Posted By Jake Raby
First off, we don't sell, or manage any aspect of...

First off, we don't sell, or manage any aspect of the bearing retrofit program. There are NO Certified Installers in Florida, my facility is the closest to your location. A list of Certified...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-28-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By Jake Raby
It also won't bolt on.. The port spacing is...

It also won't bolt on.. The port spacing is different, the bolt pattern is different. The 996 uses an intermediate runner set up thats made from aluminum.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 08-28-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Jake Raby
The engine has been confirmed as one of ours. No...

The engine has been confirmed as one of ours. No worries.

Lots of fakes out there, so I question every one that isn't sold by a direct purchaser of the engine :-)
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-27-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,545
Posted By Jake Raby
Today the smallest engine we build is a 3.8...

Today the smallest engine we build is a 3.8 liter, and every single one of them gets some form of port work. I seldom have ever used a stock port with our big bore engines.
Forum: Boxster Racing Forum 08-27-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,257
Posted By Jake Raby
Flat 6 Innovations built the engine? Who's...

Flat 6 Innovations built the engine?

Who's name was on the invoice, and the FSI Serial number? This one doesn't match my records?
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 08-03-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,436
Posted By Jake Raby
Your diagrams don't show whats inside the cam...

Your diagrams don't show whats inside the cam adjusters.. or what color it is.

Used valve stem seals are NEVER that color of the new one posted.

This engine has a failing cam adjuster, as...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-27-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,198
Posted By Jake Raby
My IMS Solution feeds just filtered oil from my...

My IMS Solution feeds just filtered oil from my Spin On Filter adaptor directly to the IMS Solution flange. This is the cleanest oil in the engine, as it has just passed through a filter less than 1"...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-20-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 727
Posted By Jake Raby
You do realize the timing chains are different...

You do realize the timing chains are different lengths for 3 and 5 chain?

You must use the head gasket that matches the heads, not the block.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-20-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By Jake Raby
Only if they ingest debris... Because something...

Only if they ingest debris... Because something else fails.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-14-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,201
Posted By Jake Raby
When all else fails, we won't.

When all else fails, we won't.
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-13-2016, 03:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,390
Posted By Jake Raby
Thats a symptom of tired tensioners.

Thats a symptom of tired tensioners.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-06-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,991
Posted By Jake Raby
This is why you won't find a single dealership...

This is why you won't find a single dealership listed as Certified Installers of the IMS Retrofit products. Dealers are the last places that started doing these retrofits, and two years after we...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 06-05-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,171
Posted By Jake Raby
AOS units simply are not lasting these days. The...

AOS units simply are not lasting these days. The latest run from Mann has proven to have issues, as I have experienced them several times in the last couple of months.

We've been testing a product...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 05-22-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By Jake Raby
I think they are asking 8k for it. None of my...

I think they are asking 8k for it. None of my upgrades have been applied, but if someone buys it I could perform an IMS Retrofit with the dual row IMS Solution and ship the car home to you.

The...
Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 05-21-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By Jake Raby
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Forum: Boxsters and Cayman Cars for Sale or Wanted 05-21-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By Jake Raby
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