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Debunking the Porsche IMS Bearing Myth | Autofo

Not every Porsche will need to get the IMS bearing replaced, even if it is a model prone to failure. A Porsche that gets driven often, oil changes on schedule, and has an observant owner will be more than enough to keep the IMS bearing from failing.

Which 996 models affected by IMS failure? - Pelican Parts .

This makes 996's a steal for the performance you get. The initial IMS bearings were greased and sealed for life. The problem seems to have been that when the cars are only driven a very little bit (like 1000 miles/yr) the grease dries out. Porsche changed the bearing, eliminating the inner seal, so engine oil gets into the bearing lubrucating it.

Thinking of buying a Porsche? Read this and think again .

Thinking of buying a Porsche? Read this and think again! ... I am fairly confident I can replace the IMS bearing with a ceramic retrofit if I find a car where it hasn’t yet blown ($600 kit, plus new clutch just because we are already there). ... This whole handling of the IMS issue is bad for Porsche, ...for sure they lost your business ...

Porsche IMS Bearing Replacement Retrofit. Failure Proof .

Porsche IMS Bearing Replacement. Our upgrade retrofit IMS bearing is a patent pending cylindrical roller bearing with trust control that can be installed without disassembling the engine, holds 5 times the load capacity of ball bearing, and feeds pressurized oil through the shaft, is the only real f

IMS Bearing Failure Symptoms | Revolution Porsc

Which Porsche models can IMS bearing failure occur on? Boxsters, Caymans and 911s from MY1997 to MY2008 are all at risk of IMS bearing failure, with the exception of Turbo, GT2 and GT3 models. However, the type of bearings used changed over the period and some were more prone to failure than others.

997 engine numbers, registration dates and IMS bearings .

The smaller IMS bearing can be replaced, this requires removing the transmission in order to get access to the bearing. The flange uses a 13mm center nut. The larger IMS bearing can also be ...

IMS Bearing: The Facts Made Simple - Autohaus Hamilt

If you’re a late model Porsche owner, you would have heard the acronym IMS at one point or another but every time you’ve jumped on the internet, you’ve either been bombarded with extraordinary amounts of contradictory information and so called remedies - this is why we want to make things just a little bit easier for you.

Porsche Intermediate Shaft Bearing issue - Wikiped

Background. The M96/M97 engines in the Porsche 996 as well as Porsche Boxster and Cayman models used an intermediate shaft (IMS) to transmit power from the crankshaft to the camshafts. One end of the IMS is held in place by a plain bearing, the other by a Ball bearing, with the ball bearing at the front of the engine, behind the transmission.Three types of ball bearing were used over the ...

IMS Bearing Retrofit and Solution Kits for Porsche ® M96 .

IMS Bearing Kits. What do you know about IMS Bearings? Fact 1. The M96 and M97 Engine is wet sump - the IMS is submerged in oil. No forced oiling or direct oil feed is required for any ball or roller bearing when an open bearing is used.

IMS Retrofit – LN Engineering Genuine IMS Bearing Upgrade .

Pre-qualification procedure must be performed on your engine prior to installation of yoUr IMS Retrofit™ kit. NEVER, UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD IMS RETROFIT™ BE INSTALLED AS A REPLACEMENT FOR A FAILED OR FAILING IMS BEARING. SUCH ACTION WILL IMMEDIATELY VOID EACH AND ANY WARRANTY. THIS PRODUCT WAS DESIGNED AS A PREVENTATIVE MEASURE ONLY.

Porsche Settles IMS Class-Action Lawsuit, Excludes My .

Various aftermarket IMS bearings are available, and my mechanic says some of them are much better than Porsche replacement parts. It helps on the price to wear old clothes and plead poverty. Since my wife’s 996 was assembled in 1999 it has a stronger IMS bearing than the later models.

Porsche Boxster Questions - IMS - CarGur

I have a 1999 Boxster. The IMS failed and fragged the engine at i year old. Porsche replaced the engine and tranny under warranty. At 80,000 miles and 10 years old I heard a gravelly sound from the new engine. I found the IMS bearing shredded but the metal chips were contained inside the intermediate shaft with no evidence of metal in the oil.

Porsche Auto Repair in Encinitas – Charlie's Foreign Car .

Charlie’s Foreign Car Service has performed Porsche auto repair in Encinitas since 1978 Porsche is a German automotive manufacturer of luxury high performance automobiles, headquartered in Zuffenhausen, a city district of Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. The company was founded by Ferdinand Porsche, an Austro-Hungarian engineer born in Maffersdorf, Austria-Hungary (today Vratislavice nad Nisou ...

IMS and tiptronic - Pelican Parts Foru

Since ceramic IMS's outlast OEM IMS's 5:1 it was a decision I was comfortable with. When the trans was pulled neither the IMS or the RMS was leaking at 80K miles but when the IMS retaining bolt was removed very foul smelling dark oil seeped out indicating that the seal had broken and the bearing was being lubricated with motor oil.

IMS Bearing Repair >> Company of Cars >> Porsche Specialis

The idea of your Porsche 911, Porsche Cayman, or Porsche Boxster experiencing, a catastrophic Porsche IMS bearing failure has achieved campfire horror story status amongst Porsche enthusiasts… but don’t worry, we have got you covered! Company of Cars is 1 of only 7 preferred installers in Canada for IMS Retrofit, the original ceramic hybrid ball-bearing replacement and the only one trusted ...

Porsche IMS Bearings – Charlie's Foreign Car Service .

The 9th picture is a brand new IMS bearing ready for installation into the engine. If you have any further Porsche IMS bearing failure questions and need auto repair service in the San Diego / Encinitas area, please call Niko at Charlie’s Foreign Car Service 760-753-4969. We’re located in Downtown Encinitas, 751 Second St. 92024