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Mike D

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    snowboarding, cars

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    Philadelphia, PA
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  • Present cars
    Acura RDX

    2002 996 Cab
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    Honda S2000
  1. Thanks for he info! Now I just need the snow off the roads so I can get through the break in period :)
  2. Thanks Loren, is it safe to assume it has the updated bearing with the larger nut?
  3. Hi- Just had my engine replaced after IMS failure.... New serial number is M96/03 AT66569342
  4. I have 997 5 spoke wheels on my car. I used 7mm spacers and longer studson the front. I think they are H&R spacers from tirerack.com
  5. can you determine if a replacement engine has the new bearing from the Serial number?
  6. just picked my car up Friday with new engine after IMS failure. Service advisor said there 2 cars that also had IMS failure just after mine came in... one was a 2002 like mine, I believe the other was a boxster... total for mine was $24k, I had a $100 deductible :)
  7. IMS failure happened to me about 3 weeks ago... 2002 C2, purchased in 08 with 15K miles, just failed without warning at 34k. Luckily I have coverage which is going to cover the engine replacement.. While the sky may not be falling this is a major design flaw.... it is frustrating that there is not a warning it is going to occur and when it does occur you do not need a repair, you need an engine! now my dilemma is that I will have the 05 plus with the newer IMS bearing which can not be replaced without a tear down. I will have a 2 year warranty on the engine but after that I am on my own. I was
  8. BINGO, if I press the brakes just a little the break lights come on, if I press downfurther as to stop, the lights go off I moved the switch in and out a couple times, seems it was stuck and could not come oput all the way, it is fine now amazing the two things were unrelated Thank you!
  9. Same without the spacers, as soon as I hit the brakes, I get the errors.
  10. Tire size is 225 40/18 wheel witdth is 8 x 18 offset is 57mm w 7mm H&R spacers. The problem occured after putting the spacers on with the original wheels Thanks
  11. Hi, I just put a set of Carrera III wheels on my 2002 Cab. with the Same tires. I put 7mm spacers on the front yesterday with my original wheels and noticed I got a ABS and PSM failure when driving today. I put the new wheels on and got the same error today. Any ideas? Thanks Mike
  12. No - you have it backwards. The 57mm offset will stick out further than the 65mm. Go to the website below and run your own calculations: http://www.1010tires.com/WheelOffsetCalculator.asp You may need spacers in the front. I looked at the site I think I may have stated it poorly, my current front is 52mm the 997 is 57mm my rears are 65mm and the 997 is 58mm
  13. HI, I have 18 " wheels on my C2, I am looking at 18 wheels from a 997 ( OEM) I noticed the offset is a bit different. The fronts are 52mm and 65mm on the rear for my car. The 997s are 57mm for the front and 58mm for the back. I think this means I would need 7 -8 mm spacers for the back. Is this correct? the fronts will be away from the hub by 5 mm , correct? is this ok? Thanks Mike
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