What Boxster S models are prone to IMS failure?

Asked by Jan 17, 2018 at 02:07 PM about the Porsche Boxster

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I think it is 2007 and older.

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The early ones with the larger IMS bearing are much better than the later single row bearing. The worst are the ones that cannot be replaced without disassembling the engine (2006-08). Personally I would buy a 1999 or earlier low mile Boxster or one that already has the retrofit.

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