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Hello all, New to P-Cars but not to engine rebuilds. Have done my share of SMB 350 rebuilds so not shy about what it takes. That being said, I just took ownership of a 2000 911 3.4L 996 with 99.5K miles. They had all service records demonstrating responsible care and appropriate service intervals. Like all cars, I like to do my due diligence to "reset the clock" (change oils, fluid, etc). I've read across many posts and all very informative, especially JFP! The first thing I did was put this on a Durametric and getting some data. Let me first say that I
Car in question: 1999 C4, M96.02, 41k miles (had it since 20k miles), original/stock IMS bearing Alright, so I stumbled on some posts regarding durametric readouts for camshaft deviation to check into the health of the IMS. I remembered I logged a bunch of real-time parameters back in 2012 just to establish a baseline with my new Durametric tool at the time. I finally found my old hard drive with the data and to my surprise, my camshaft position 1 deviation read -8.97 cold at idle and varied down to -9.53 when driving around. Camshaft deviation, position 2 is solidly at -3.19 regardless of en