You are likley to be running the original Porsche IMS bearing in your vechicles engine if you own a 996 911, an early 987 Boxster or 986 Boxster. The failure of this bearing can be known to cause numerous engine failures and this is how it has gained a reputation for being one of the few downsides in the early M97 and M96 engines.
The IMS Bearing is an essential element in engine preservation making it an ever popular upgrade during repairs such as cluth replacement. This is common due to the clutch assembly having to be removed to replace the IMS Bearing. Having a IMS Bearing updgrade is fast becoming a huge selling point with most Porsche buyers only looking for cars with the IMS Bearing upgrade in place.Get in touch