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New to forum questions on my 2000 996

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I just purchased my car low miles 47k , needs IMS bearing upgrade but oil is clean and took off oil pan no metal looks good , can devaluation is at 7 , so little out of spec putting new water pump on this weekend, and advise, on that job and should I worry about my devastation and wait until I do the clutch to replace the IMS and RMS , so many different story’s on this car on line !?!? Lol 

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22 minutes ago, Chris Owens said:

Ok thank you for the advice , any advice on my camshaft  deviation being at 7 putting time chain pads looks like hig job dropping the engine!?


Because of the complexity of everything you are planning, I'd drop the engine, it would be quicker in the long term.

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2000 MY was a transition period for Porsche.  Some have dual row bearings and some have single row bearings.  So you will not know until you are in there.

Cam deviations depend on a lot of variables.  Check out this thread

And this one


996 Forum - 996 camshaft deviations and IMS - Hello Everyone, I am writing again about my sons' 2000 996. I currently has 43000 miles and we have found some small brown specs in the oil filter, thanks to the members who...


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