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Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 11-25-2013, 05:37 AM
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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
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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
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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...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 11-15-2013, 07:55 AM
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Posted By cnavarro
The figures from the class action are from the...

The figures from the class action are from the warranty period of approximately 4-5 years, which puts us right at the same age/mileage as the OE bearings. Additionally, the 1% vs 8% failure rate of...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-28-2013, 06:09 PM
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Posted By cnavarro
Just because you can screw in a 100w incandescent...

Just because you can screw in a 100w incandescent light bulb in a fixture that says use only a 60 watt incandescent light bulb doesn't mean you should.

Their flange might fit but is it right?
...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-28-2013, 06:00 PM
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Posted By cnavarro
I got clarification from our bearing...

I got clarification from our bearing manufacturer's engineer about load ratings for a given bearing:

"The load rating of a given type of ball bearing depends mostly on the size of the ball, the...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-24-2013, 07:15 PM
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Posted By cnavarro
For the record, the DOF is not to be used with...

For the record, the DOF is not to be used with any LN Engineering Retrofit Kit:

http://www.renntech.org/forums/topic/44977-tuners-direct-oil-feed/page-2
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-24-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 246
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Posted By cnavarro
Quoted load capacity depends whose bearing book...

Quoted load capacity depends whose bearing book you use. I pulled the first bearing catalog I found that listed both a 6204 and NJ204 roller bearing so I could compare load ratings. Otherwise, it...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-21-2013, 08:05 AM
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Posted By cnavarro
I posted this on 986forum: Spot on. How does...

I posted this on 986forum:

Spot on. How does spraying oil at a bearing extend it's life when it is already submerged or at the worst case scenario, partially submerged in oil in a crankcase filled...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-19-2013, 06:21 PM
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Posted By cnavarro
Yes, we can all agree but you need to add context...

Yes, we can all agree but you need to add context to gain perspective. Tracked cars with dual row or single row bearings don't fail as often because the cars gets more frequent oil changes and are...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-19-2013, 06:02 PM
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Posted By cnavarro
I have seen intermediate shafts out low mileage...

I have seen intermediate shafts out low mileage or factory crate engines with grease in the bearings as well as in new replacement shafts. However you are right, the seals are guaranteed to fail and...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-19-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 246
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Posted By cnavarro
Please take some time to re-read the discussions...

Please take some time to re-read the discussions of years past. Lubrication is just one of the issues that has been discussed. There is no disparity here - just selective amnesia.

Even before the...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-19-2013, 02:48 PM
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Views: 20,534
Posted By cnavarro
Spot on Mike. There are many products that we...

Spot on Mike. There are many products that we have made that I have yet to recover product development or manufacturing costs. Doesn't mean there isn't a need for said part. The 06-08 upgrade kits...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-19-2013, 09:42 AM
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Views: 20,534
Posted By cnavarro
For the record, neither Flat 6 nor LN Engineering...

For the record, neither Flat 6 nor LN Engineering resell the IMS Solution. They are distributed by SSF Auto Parts exclusively. Anyone can buy them. There are shops installing them who don't have...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-18-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,534
Posted By cnavarro
I have no problem with competition. What I...

I have no problem with competition.

What I have objection to is repeating the same claim over and over. Claims without substantiation do not make them true. What is so wrong with asking for...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-17-2013, 05:42 PM
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Posted By cnavarro
Christopher Hitchens - "That which can be...

Christopher Hitchens - "That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence."
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-17-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 246
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Posted By cnavarro
Yes, money does drive investment in product...

Yes, money does drive investment in product research and development but regardless, there is only so long you can run a business in the red. I know from first hand experience.

I've seen this...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-17-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,534
Posted By cnavarro
How about an actual bearing engineer's...

How about an actual bearing engineer's statistical model run on the single row bearing IMS. Right off our website. It's been there for years:

"By far, the single row ball-bearing used starting in...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-17-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,534
Posted By cnavarro
Your number is a bit off. We are into the...

Your number is a bit off. We are into the 11,500-12,000 serial number range now.



Just because it's shiny and new doesn't mean either that it's better in any way, shape, or form. Nothing...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-17-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,534
Posted By cnavarro
But this is not true. It is not sold as a DIY...

But this is not true. It is not sold as a DIY product by Tune RS on eBay.
...
Forum: Boxster & Cayman Forum 10-17-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 20,534
Posted By cnavarro
Failure to disclose the figures is disclosure of...

Failure to disclose the figures is disclosure of the numbers.
Forum: 911 Engine Rebuilding Forum 09-20-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,066
Posted By cnavarro
We've replaced many of the original Andial 3.7...

We've replaced many of the original Andial 3.7 102s over the years as the skirts crack. These have been replacement items we keep in stock and are even offered by our host here.
Forum: Porsche 996/997 Forum 02-01-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,915
Posted By cnavarro
Sorry to hear that you have experienced an IMS...

Sorry to hear that you have experienced an IMS bearing failure, but unfortunately this is the first I (or any one of my staff) hear of such failure, especially at 400 miles. We take these claims very...
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-23-2012, 03:49 AM
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Views: 337,122
Posted By cnavarro
Yes, damage, as the oil gets too thick to flow...

Yes, damage, as the oil gets too thick to flow properly.
Forum: Porsche 911 Technical Forum 10-23-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 337,122
Posted By cnavarro
The only differentiation I make between the two...

The only differentiation I make between the two is the 15w40 is good for ambient air temps up to about 90F and the 20w50 should be used above 90F.

I wouldn't use the 20w50 for cold starts...
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