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creekman

Install a LS motor in your 996

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Install a LS motor in your 996


Many years ago I saw an early 911 with a 350 Chevy engine that I wanted to buy, but couldn't come up with the money at the time. I always remember that car. Since then, I've owned a lot of post-war sports cars including 7 different Porsches. Recently, due to personal changes in my life, I felt like I needed a project, so the 996 that I had bought earlier last year became the focus of my energy and money. I love the 996, it is truly a wonderful car, less some reliability problems with the 996 eng

 

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Great project and thanks for sharing .Of particular interest is the wiring and the handshake with the ecu's .Does any documentation exist that can be purchased ?The mechanical side sounds pretty straightforward although time consuming and a great opportunity to spend money .Did you use the electric water pump ?There is a fellow on Rennlist that started with the electric and later changed to mechanical .In fact I think he also has deleted the power steering .

I am in the thinking about it stage and believe it would be a fun project and probably a breakeven to a Porsche engine rebuild .

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This is the path I would take if my engine ever craps out.....please keep us informed if you ever create the website with the steps to do the conversion.....

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