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STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT THE IMS BEARING IN THE M-96 AND M-97 ENGINE

Those 3 letters stand for something big - Intermediate Shaft (IMS). There has been much talk and information about it on the internet, some of it actually true, most just stories by people who have had a bad experience. Here are the nuts and bolts of it.

Porsche is no stranger to the IMS. Porsche has been using an IMS for along time. The 547 Carrera engine had one, in fact every 911 ever built has one. In the early engines, the IMS is known as a "layshaft" and does not present issues, even though it had the exact same job as the current IMS in regard to driving the camshafts. The problem is not the IMS but the IMSB (Intermediate Shaft Bearing) in the M96 and M97 engines.

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10th Annual Cars on 5th Show in Naples

THE Ferrari Club of America Naples Chapter has announced the date of the 10th annual Cars on 5th show in Naples. Open to the public and set on  5th Avenue in downtown Old Naples the Cars on 5th show promises to be another successful gathering of fine cars.

SAVE THE DATE: February 15, 2013 (Saturday) TIME: 10am-3pm
LOCATION: 5th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102

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