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Jake, Automotive Technician
Category: Porsche
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Experience:  Experienced collision repair technician, Pulaski Tech graduate and DSM hobbyist.
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Im looking at a project car it is a 2003 boxster with 26000

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Im looking at a project car it is a 2003 boxster with 26000 miles on it if I can buy it right I might have to replace the engine ,it has a noisy ims brg . what years of boxster engines will fit it is a 2.7 and what hard to get at parts would you change befor installing a used engine such as a water pump,cam gear chains, sensers , and type of ims brg.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Porsche
Expert:  Jake replied 9 months ago.

Are you sure the engine is damaged yet? the IMS bearing can make noise before it comes apart and ruins the engine.