Porsche 911 996 Piston Project

We just finished up with our Porsche 996 piston project and it work out well. We went with a new case half that had steel sleeves installed and three new pistons.  We considered putting in a used engine, but good used motors are getting hard to find and at $7500 on the low side for […]

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Porsche 911 Piston Noise

Recently we have been seeing more and more 996 and 997 engines that have a tapping sound  and smoke from one of the tail pipes at start up. In the past this tapping noise was lifters or timing chain tensioners that failed but recently we have seen several cars with a worn out piston and […]

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2007 Porsche Cayman S Lifter noise

We just got in a 2007 Cayman S with timing chain and cam actuator faults and found the chain tensioner failed.  After replacing the chain tensioner, cam actuators and intake cam gear we found one of the lifters was collapsed and causing a knocking sound after the engine warms up.  If you have a Cayman […]

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Winter Tune up Special

Winter is coming and you should get your anti freeze, tires, batteries and heaters checked now before you need to get towed when you are trying to get to work. There is nothing worse than trying to get to work on a cold morning when you are running late and you can’t get your windows […]

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Audi A6 Timing Chain Problems

The Audi 3.2L engine used in the A6 and Q5 tend to have timing chain problems and most dealers charge between $7000 and $8000 to repair.  We repair these engines all the time for around $3900. The cost is more if you have bent valves or cracked pistons but in most cases we can repair your […]

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