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  1. Welcome to RennTech Couple of "possibles", bad ignition and/or headlight switches.
  2. Welcome to RennTech Check your crank position sensor, if it intermittently stops working when warm, the DME thinks the engine is not turning and shuts everything off.
  3. Chassis (C-codes) category covers functions that are, generally, outside of the passenger compartment. These functions typically include mechanical systems such as brakes, steering and suspension.
  4. I think the mounts are the same or very similar, but the seat itself is wider......
  5. I'd measure the width of the seats, if memory serves, the Cayman's are wider.
  6. Should be 900 grams (31.75 oz.). The system should also have 195 ml of ND 8 oil in it.
  7. There is absolutely no comparison between the WRX engines and one of these, have you ever investigated the specialized tooling required (all must haves), and little wonders like installing the piston wrist pin snap rings in one of these engines? Building a ship in a bottle is child's play by comparison. A lot of people have started one of these rebuilds, only to never finish them or farm the process out to a shop that has done them. Be sure you really know what you are getting into before even thinking about tearing one of these engines apart.
  8. Hate to tell you, but LN and Jake Raby are the only shops to consider, they simply are the best, and $16K is not that bad a price for one of theirs, particularly as factory remans which are no longer available were going nearly $20K for a short block.
  9. It can be done, but you need to proceed with caution as to which years. Reason is that each subsequent year the technology in the cars (DME version, fuel system, use of CAN Bus technology, etc.) changed, and updating an older car to use the newer tech can be both a bear to accomplish, and result in a "Frankenstein" car with limited resale or trade value.
  10. The engines in the 996 is exactly the same as those in the 986...…………...
  11. Jake's books are available from LN Engineering: Flat Six Tech books
  12. Unfortunately, this swap is a bit more complicated as the factory HID lights use control modules and igniters that have to be installed in order for these lights to work, and the car has to be coded with a PIWIS to switch from halogen to factory bi-xenon lights or the system will code on you.
  13. Welcome to RennTech As Porsche never expected, or wanted, field techs to rebuild these engines, they have never published anything on the process, such as proper bearing clearances or even torque specs. There are sources such as Flat Six (Jake Raby) that run classes on proper engine rebuilding techniques, and have published some information on the topic. If you have suffered an IMS failure, one rebuild item that is critical is to get the engine cases and heads ultra sonically cleaned, as IMS failures result in vast amounts of very small metal particles being all through the engine passages, and proper cleaning and removal is critical as just one particle can trash a fresh rebuild. Good luck...…..
  14. Welcome to RennTech I'd say take it back to where you had the service done.
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