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Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 05-27-2018, 05:21 AM
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Posted By cnavarro
1993 Porsche 911 RS America Coupe Race Car Rebuilt Engine and Completely Updated

Year: 1993
Make: Porsche
Model: 911
Cont. Porsche Models: Race Cars
Mileage (numbers only please): 42757
Color: Black/Green
VIN: WP0AB2962PS419340
Price (no $ sign please): $70000
Private or...
Forum: Porsche Cars For Sale 05-14-2018, 12:13 PM
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Views: 1,075
Posted By cnavarro
1993 Porsche 911 RS America Coupe Race Car Rebuilt Engine and Completely Updated

https://www.ebay.com/itm/183217832034

1993 Porsche 911 RS America.

Vehicle was last registered in 2001 and clean Carfax shows last mileage reported at 29,562 in 11/2001. Prior to its arrival...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 04-01-2018, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By cnavarro
Well, they couldn't go outright and say that the...

Well, they couldn't go outright and say that the reason was because M1 sucks, well could they? Long drain intervals with crappy oils too contributes to this. Remember, originally Porsche was...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 04-01-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By cnavarro
The primary cause is the grease seal is rated...

The primary cause is the grease seal is rated only for 250F degrees and with intermittent 300F. The seal is exposed to oil that exceeds these temperatures that cause it to become brittle.
Forum: Porsche 996/997/991 Forum 03-11-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By cnavarro
I'd pull each fuse and inspect. Try to check the...

I'd pull each fuse and inspect. Try to check the easy stuff first.

The rest will probably require a PIWIS if there is a coding issue. I don't see how changing the battery could result in damaging...
Forum: Porsche 996/997/991 Forum 03-10-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By cnavarro
Have you tried driving it? PSM will throw a fault...

Have you tried driving it? PSM will throw a fault after hard reset (battery change) for loss of steering wheel calibration.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-06-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By cnavarro
Scotch-briting the cylinders just deglazes them....

Scotch-briting the cylinders just deglazes them. You're not going to hurt the nikasil.

If you have access to an ultrasonic parts washer, that will do most of the hard work cleaning the parts.
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Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 03-06-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By cnavarro
I cut apart all the 1042 Frams along with all the...

I cut apart all the 1042 Frams along with all the other brands available at your FLAPS and Amazon. Wix and Napa Gold/Platinum are still the best.
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 03-05-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By cnavarro
Nothing wrong with OEM filters. We use them with...

Nothing wrong with OEM filters. We use them with the stock filter housings on the .2 cars with the MA1 engine.

The M96 (and M97) engine generates more debris, ferrous and non-ferrous, than most...
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 03-05-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 979
Posted By cnavarro
Whatever builder argued for iron cylinders over...

Whatever builder argued for iron cylinders over aluminum/nikasil doesn't know his stuff.

And it's great to have Neil on here. He's a wealth of knowledge and his responses are spot on.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-24-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By cnavarro
About $200 a hole including resurfacing the deck...

About $200 a hole including resurfacing the deck (if it doesn't have a sealing ring groove).
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 02-24-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 659
Posted By cnavarro
We actually stopped reconditioning factory...

We actually stopped reconditioning factory cylinders late last year. Too many compromises. Porosity issues are just one problem. We also never would do oversizes on cylinders that had sealing ring...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 02-24-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,013
Posted By cnavarro
If you retain the factory filter setup, it's...

If you retain the factory filter setup, it's recommended that you change the filter housing every several years as the bypass spring looses tension. The other option is to put a spin on filter...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 02-24-2018, 05:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,036
Posted By cnavarro
Like previously said, this is what Hartec in the...

Like previously said, this is what Hartec in the UK has been doing for well over a decade. The 6305 bearing for street use with the seal removed is proven to be bulletproof.

No need to do...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 02-24-2018, 05:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By cnavarro
Quite true. If look at the recommended surface...

Quite true. If look at the recommended surface speeds for the races for the early vs late bearings, the late bearing is actually sized much better for the rpm range of the engine, where the earlier...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 02-24-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,906
Posted By cnavarro
No need to roll the dice on this one. Use Genuine...

No need to roll the dice on this one. Use Genuine Porsche only. The aftermarket ones are pure junk. If you track your car, put a motorsports one on and make sure you run your oil level on the min....
Forum: Porsche Marketplace Discussion 10-22-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,146
Posted By cnavarro
I may have a home for this if you have chosen not...

I may have a home for this if you have chosen not to repair it. Please feel free to PM me.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-25-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 408,239
Posted By cnavarro
The Brad Penn 20w50 is still a good oil, however...

The Brad Penn 20w50 is still a good oil, however pricing has gotten a bit out of hand with all the acquisitions and mergers over there :-)
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 12-31-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 15,743
Posted By cnavarro
The IMS is located within the area of the...

The IMS is located within the area of the integrated dry sump (i.e. wet sump), so it's already in an oil bath.
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-20-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,434
Posted By cnavarro
Thanks Jay. I'm glad you got it all resolved and...

Thanks Jay. I'm glad you got it all resolved and again sorry I wasn't available to help Nicole with your issues.

I hate to say it, but all the warranty requirements we put in about the procedure...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-20-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,434
Posted By cnavarro
Jay, I'm sorry you were displeased with the...

Jay, I'm sorry you were displeased with the support my sales staff could offer. Often people ask the same question over and over until they get the answer they want to hear and if they don't, they...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 09-03-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 27,704
Posted By cnavarro
Jake and I do product testing and help with...

Jake and I do product testing and help with development of the Joe Gibbs Driven oils and we get to see all the testing done by SWRI and Lubrizol on the development oils we run for them. I don't trust...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 11-25-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 30,653
Posted By cnavarro
If you base your decision solely on this thread,...

If you base your decision solely on this thread, you are not making the best informed decision. Look at my join date on this forum. I have been an active contributor for over a decade versus Tune RS...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 11-24-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 30,653
Posted By cnavarro
Your post reminded me that I never got my...

Your post reminded me that I never got my vibration testing equipment back from the local Porsche dealership. Thanks!
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 11-15-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 30,653
Posted By cnavarro
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LEt9ESAxWA ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LEt9ESAxWA

If you take ANY new ceramic bearing and run solvent through it to remove the oil, it will sound like that and the bearing will never be as tight as a...
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