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I know it is not recomended to put the x74 on a 99 chasis but has anyone done it? I really want the ride height and feel of the x74 on my 99 C2.

What would happen if i installed it?

I think the objection has to do with placement of engine bolts which would make it more likely to bottom out the engine on the early 996's. I understand this was changed on later 996 models making it less likely to bottom out on those bolts and crack the block. Porsche makes a plate which covers the pan and is recommended on early 996 models when X74 is installed.

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I know it is not recomended to put the x74 on a 99 chasis but has anyone done it? I really want the ride height and feel of the x74 on my 99 C2.

What would happen if i installed it?

Took the car to the Dealer and they told me that the upper strut bearing is different, i have to purchase it

for $800 so I said no way,LOL so they didnt do it..

Took a '99-01 upper strut bearing for the front, connected it to the X74 bolts right in, no problem..

It's a matter of it's recommended by Porsche or not... the PSS9 coilover has one part

for 99-04, should be all the same.. Mine's all assembled, i'm having Sharkwerks install it next week.

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I know it is not recomended to put the x74 on a 99 chasis but has anyone done it? I really want the ride height and feel of the x74 on my 99 C2.

What would happen if i installed it?

Ok here's the update, works great on 99-01.. pics of my 01 on X74 suspension..

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