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Porsche engine quality

Do you guys ever get down on the quality of the 911 or 930 engines?

At first glance it appears that these engines are a masterpiece but during my last valve adjustment I realised that they are in some ways inferior to other high performance engines.

1> These engines can not tolerate high boost as some Japanese counterparts can such as 3000GT or Supra TT.

2> They have a tendency to stretch or break head studs over time or hard use.

3> Compression leaks are fairly common on turbo cars if run hard as well.

Dont get me wrong, I think these 930's are great cars and I love mine but I have also grown to "see" the alternatives and the weak points of these cars.

TURBO = Free Power
Old 12-30-2007, 03:04 PM
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