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Old 09-13-2017, 03:18 PM
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From Maxim Magazine Nov 1999.

"Porsche Carerra, most reliable sports car"

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Old 09-19-2017, 04:03 AM
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They are reliable if they've been properly maintained...There are thousands of them still on the road today!

Did you cut open and inspect your oil filter?
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Old 12-23-2017, 10:51 PM
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So cancelled my warranty and got the money back(most). Motors is ready to drop. Gonna find out what the problem is and go from there. Took Jake and Tony's on-line enthusiasts course, couldn't make the hands on. Cheers!


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Found out it has Fabspeed exhaust in the process.

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Old 12-29-2017, 03:08 AM
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Motor out and on stand.

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Dual Row as it is a 1999. Looks like all the oil is from the RMS. It doesn't look like it is in the same depth all the way around..

Picture of #4 intake. Lots of oil residue. Normal?
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Any advice on teardown order to find the origin of tiny non metallic flakes? Lol
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Originally Posted by leoj65 View Post
Took Jake and Tony's on-line enthusiasts course, couldn't make the hands on.

Where can I find the online course?
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Where can I find the online course?
mailto:[email protected]
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Old 12-29-2017, 07:49 PM
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Get the tranny off.
Mount on a stand.
Take it apart.
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Originally Posted by TexSquirrel View Post



Where can I find the online course?
http://www.theknowledgegruppe.com/in...nline-classes/

Check this site for the "Enthusiast" course, there hasn't been a new class posted since I took it a few months ago. It was good. They did mention there may not be another one offered as the demand was waning and they might be moving on to another series. Lots of good info. Only problem was I had some technical problems and missed out on 30 minutes of the most critical part of the reassembly discussion, and there really is no way to get it back.
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:16 AM
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Originally Posted by ltusler View Post
Get the tranny off.
Mount on a stand.
Take it apart.
Done,
Done,
And partly done.


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I always find it interesting when a UOA seems to indicate no abnormal wear , and yet there are larger particles obviously in the oil. It is not producing small wear particles, only large particles 10 microns and bigger. It would insinuate that a hardened steel piece failed (like a piece of timing chain roller, or valve spring, or lifter bucket) and got sucked up by the scavenge pump and is chewing up the aluminum housing of the scavenge pump. I will be following this thread with interest, take lots of pictures.

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I suggest removing your tailights. Looks like you removed the engine ok, but you may not get so lucky when you put the engine back in.
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Originally Posted by Porschetech3 View Post
I always find it interesting when a UOA seems to indicate no abnormal wear , and yet there are larger particles obviously in the oil. It is not producing small wear particles, only large particles 10 microns and bigger. It would insinuate that a hardened steel piece failed (like a piece of timing chain roller, or valve spring, or lifter bucket) and got sucked up by the scavenge pump and is chewing up the aluminum housing of the scavenge pump. I will be following this thread with interest, take lots of pictures.
Left bank all looked ok. Did ask on another post if cam bearing wear was normal for 32k miles. Had one reply that said it was ok.
Really no metal in the little bit of oil in the head. Seemed like a lot of oil residue in the intakes.

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https://drive.google.com/open?id=10O...-S1bKhLLuBy1zD
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Originally Posted by tomcat View Post
I suggest removing your tailights. Looks like you removed the engine ok, but you may not get so lucky when you put the engine back in.
Seemed ok. Is the worry breaking them when removing the bumper cover?

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Originally Posted by leoj65 View Post
Left bank all looked ok. Did ask on another post if cam bearing wear was normal for 32k miles. Had one reply that said it was ok.
Really no metal in the little bit of oil in the head. Seemed like a lot of oil residue in the intakes.

Here are some more pictures.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1bE...R5BqjnTsPhGTxp
https://drive.google.com/open?id=10O...-S1bKhLLuBy1zD
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ub...a91tY0PsvyL97E
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1m_...zViEWvsAPYwnl0
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1pa...sjmkC0cxdhrRxa
Have you disassembled your scavenge pumps yet? It's a fairly common source of collateral damage debris.
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Old 01-03-2018, 01:28 AM
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Yes, easy to crack the taillight when removing the bumper cover.

I hope there isn’t too much damage. Debris getting into the heads causes a lot of damage, or at least potential damage you may not know about. Look under the “phaser” hydraulic actuator. There is a filter under there -check for debris in the filters.
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