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  1. alfaeddie
    12-18-2018 12:27 PM - permalink
    alfaeddie
    Hi Jake,

    I've got a 2004 Porsche Boxster (base) and I am doing the IMS in the next few days. I've been reading many different instructions and such but it seems that most of them are for 5 chain motors. With that said, I am trying to figure out if i should be locking both banks or just the passenger side bank?

    Thanks,
    Eddie
  2. Luckyman01
    06-05-2018 09:51 AM - permalink
    Luckyman01
    Jack, can you help me understand the major difference between the LNE IMS and the new "solution product"? Its clutch time for my 2000 S.
  3. robdelorenzo
    09-01-2017 07:09 PM - permalink
    robdelorenzo
    Hello Dr. Raby,

    I need your help.

    I'm a recent cancer survivor, low on dough and need your advice on this problem I posted in this thread: http://986forum.com/forums/boxster-general-discussions/68536-afraid-answer.html

    I would be very grateful for your advice on what to do, as you are one of the top experts!

    Thank you

    Rob DeLorenzo
  4. liqtor
    02-13-2016 12:27 PM - permalink
    liqtor
    Hi Jake, not sure if you saw my reply post...
    Very keen on the engine! I sent you a PM, get back to me when you have a chance.
    regards,
  5. jpc763
    08-24-2015 07:02 AM - permalink
    jpc763
    I changed my oil yesterday and got some sludge off of the LN plug. Here is the thread.

    Note, there were not chunks or even metallic bits that I could see. The spots on the pictures are reflections off a light that I was using.

    http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/58460-first-oil-change.html

    I have samples of the oil going to CAT and Blackstone Labs.

    Thanks in advance, John
  6. Mart
    03-10-2014 04:33 PM - permalink
    Mart
    Hi Jake,
    Do you retail reconstructed M96 engines outside the US of A?
  7. carlosnolasco
    09-28-2013 06:37 PM - permalink
    carlosnolasco
    Hi, Jake, I forgot to tell you that I post the question in the performance forum, Thanks again
  8. polkfarmboy
    08-10-2013 10:21 PM - permalink
    polkfarmboy
    Jake do you sell boxsters base models with the ims upgrade installed
  9. twistinglane
    05-24-2013 10:52 AM - permalink
    twistinglane
    Hi JaKe,
    Could you help with a quick question from a would-be owner trying to make a good purchasing decision. Specifically I was looking at early 2000s 986, and had read that the S may have the more durable cylinders - in some way thicker and less deformable. Does this ring true? Would make sense to prefer an S over the base as far as engine longevity goes. And is cylinder liner slipping or cracking common enough to be a worry? I do understand that the IMS bearing is an issue on all these cars so would be planning to upgrade/fix that.
    Thanks for any help here!
    Paul White


    I posted a question on this yesterday, but under the shortlived engines survey - so not sure people would see.
  10. Joe B
    01-26-2013 05:31 AM - permalink
    Joe B
    Hi Jake. I plan to have my local independent mechanic install the LN IMS bearing. I hope you can answer 3 questions. Is it necessary to replace the camshaft end covers, the flywheel bolts and the clutch bolts, or is it OK to reuse these parts. The clutch and flywheel were replaced a few hundred miles ago, before I bought the car. Yes, I would have had the IMS replaced at that time, but unfortunately the previous owner did not. It is a 2003 Boxster S. Thank you very much for your help!
    Sincerely, Joe Bernfeld

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  • About Jake Raby
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    Age
    27-37
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    Cleveland GA USA
    Interests
    Racing, Wrenching
    Occupation
    Engine Developer, Business Owner
    My car is :
    Boxster
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    Jake Raby/www.flat6innovations.com
    IMS Solution/ Faultless Tool Inventor
    US Patent 8,992,089 &
    US Patent 9,416,697
    Developer of The IMS Retrofit Procedure- M96/ M97 Specialist

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