why choose a ceramic ims bearing porsche club of america

How can I get my car fixed? I am a disabled Vietnam Veteran and because of that I am on a very limited income It took me forever to save up the money to buy my 2002 911 Cabriolet Now they want almost as much as I paid for the car to fix the engine all because of one bearing The car had 77 000 miles on it when I purchased it and now has almost 81 000 miles on it Jul 02 2020Porsche is popular and considered an affordable performance car brand in the US This means there are plenty of Porsche-themed clubs groups and events strewn across the country which host plenty of get-togethers and special collaborations The Porsche Club of America is the biggest of them and boasts several chapters through states and cities

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August 1 2020 Dear e-Brake subscriber As you know Porsche Club of America delivers e-Brake News to your inbox every Tuesday This is the July monthly recap To the left check out the July issue of Porsche Panorama Scroll down to find a recap of the top five e-Brake News articles of the month

Prevent costly engine failure by eliminating the problematic ball-bearing by backdating your IMS with a pressure fed oil lubricated plain bearing just like in an aircooled Porsche This patented design is the last IMS bearing you will ever need If you have a 2006-2008 Boxster Cayman or 911 don't worry about your IMS bearing

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

Apr 14 2015This is huge for some racers because it makes it easy to run your car at events hosted by two sanctioning bodies giving you more dates and more tracks to choose from Donor car: 1997-1999 Porsche Boxster Engine: 2 5L (M96 20) only with OEM components exhaust manifold and ECU

Recently there was an industry article about Porsche's PCCB (Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake signified by their yellow calipers) and whether they were the best brakes to use for track days (including high performance driver education autocross etc) or those who are heavy-footed on the "slow" pedal

Porsche 997: Why the IMS Bearing Issue is Overblown

The Porsche 996 experienced some IMS bearing problems Preventive Maintenance It's always hard to recommend a specific set of rules on what to do to prevent IMS bearing failure when there is no confirmed reason to cause the failure to begin with (other than manufacturer defects) Some Porsche experts recommend that if IMS failure is a big

Introduction The M96/M97 Carrera engine has had a checkered past when it comes to reliability (see Pelican Technical Article: Common Engine Problems on the Porsche 911 Carrera) One of the weaknesses identified in recent years by Porsche has been the intermediate shaft bearing (IMS bearing) which supports the intermediate shaft on the flywheel end of the motor (see Figure 6)

The Porsche Club of America has an instructor training program with qualified experts and MORPCA instructors come from that training program for the most part Instructor candidates learn how to teach as well as the widely accepted techniques to safely and effectively go straight make turns and stop Instructors are the lifeblood

Unless you're dumping the clutch at 9000RPMs it has no known mechanical gremlins like IMS or RMS Better aftermarket support I love my Porsche 997 and Porsches in general but if I were in the market for that kind of a car I would take an S2000 over a first gen 986 Boxster any day of the week I would take a 987 Boxster over an S2000 though

Ceramic hybrid ball bearings only need 1cc of oil per minute and chosen by Porsche in 2017 for their IMS bearing replacement almost a decade after introduction of the IMS Retrofit Fact 3 The dual row bearings used in the Patented Single Row Pro and Classic Dual Row IMS Retrofit have load ratings equal to similarly sized cylindrical roller

Oct 27 2017Up to year 2009 you are at risk of catastrophic engine failure Other areas of chronic failure are the air/oil separator and various leaks from the rear main seal and the cam towers Clutches if you have one are done and gone at 60 000 miles to

Prevent costly engine failure by eliminating the problematic ball-bearing by backdating your IMS with a pressure fed oil lubricated plain bearing just like in an aircooled Porsche This patented design is the last IMS bearing you will ever need If you have a 2006-2008 Boxster Cayman or 911 don't worry about your IMS bearing

The Porsche Club of America has an instructor training program with qualified experts and MORPCA instructors come from that training program for the most part Instructor candidates learn how to teach as well as the widely accepted techniques to safely and effectively go straight make turns and stop Instructors are the lifeblood

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-- OK I'm sure that may all be true but at the end of the day when I ask professional Porsche mechanics how many of IMS bearings they've seen fail in their careers (BTW some of these folks have over 30 years of Porsche mechanical expericene) the average answer I've gotten is -- 2 yes two

The bearing that Porsche uses in the IMS is a common industrial 6204 ball bearing This bearing is often used in electric motors pumps and other rotating equipment with good results The most common bearing failure mode in industrial equipment results from the equipment sitting for a long period

Apr 09 20203 weeks ago I replaced the Boxster 986 S with a 1998 996 3 4 manual cab Have done a couple of hundred miles and love the car The previous owner had replaced the IMS bearing about 6 months ago at 116000 miles the old bearing was in the box of bits that came with the car

Nov 09 2008However for model year 2006 Porsche updated the intermediate shaft bearing to a much beefier bearing (even larger than the 1997 to 1999 bearings) so for now that larger bearing seems to be doing the trick since I've not read any posts of '06 to '08 cars having IMS bearing