LN News and Updates

  • Nickies and the M96 Engine

    Our sleeves are located in the block by the remaining parent metal in the crankcase side of the block. All cylinder material in the water jacket area is replaced with the installation of our stepped aluminum sleeve, which is bonded to the block, rather than press fit. The sleeve is sandwiched between the head and the bottom of the waterjacket, so it is incapable of moving...
  • Porsche Club of America: Treffen Ashville

    LN Engineering is a proud sponsor of PCA's Treffen. Be sure to mark your calendar for Treffen Asheville on September 20-24, 2017. John from LN Engineering and Lake Speed Jr. from Driven Racing Oils will be in attendance, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

  • Chicago PCA: The Road America Challenge

    Set your calendars and get ready for a fun filled weekend. TRAC 2017, hosted by the Chicago Region PCA and sponsored by LN Engineering and Bilt Racing Service, is Thursday, August 31st through Monday, September 4th at Road America in beautiful Elkhart Lake, WI. Be sure to stop by the paddock and say hello to our Bilt Racing Service crew - we are happy to answer any questions or if you need a hand with a brake bleed or need something checked out, don't hesitate to ask. Don't forget to attend the Club Racing driver's meeting for your chance at winning a gift certificate to LN Engineering and Bilt Racing Service as part of our National PCA Club Racing sponsorship.

  • Porsche Club of America: Werks Reunion Monterey

    LN Engineering is a proud sponsor of PCA's Werks Reunion. Be sure to mark your calendar - August 18, 2017 at Corral de Tierra Country Club in Salinas, CA. John from LN Engineering will be there demoing the IMS Solution and other products and to answer all your questions.

  • Tech Tuesday: Buying a Porsche

    The Knowledge Gruppe's Knowledgebase Article "Buying a Porsche" on how to make an informed decision when a used Porsche Boxster, Cayman, or 911 is right for you. A well informed consumer willing to take a few extra steps and perform a thorough pre-purchase inspection can potentially reduce their chances of large, unexpected out of pocket expenses.
  • Tech Tuesday: Why IMS Pre-Qualification Matters

    Pre-qualification matters! Engines fitted with new IMS bearings that are not pre-qualified can lead to costly failures.
  • Driven DCT fluid beats factory PDK fill in SWRI independent testing

    The results are in from SWRI for the CEC L45 and D5481 testing of the new Driven DCT/PDK fluid versus the Audi/VW/Porsche Group factory fill fluid. The Driven product's viscosity is 4 times more stable than the factory fill product and it meets all of the clutch performance requirements, making it the best choice for both street and track in your Porsche vehicle.
  • Tech Tuesday: What is the IMS Solution?

    The IMS Solution provides a plain bearing in place of the factory's ball bearing, just like the factory did in the Mezger engine.
  • New LN BRS Power Steering Cooler - A Plug and Play Solution

    The new LN BRS Power Steering Cooler is a plug and play solution to high power steering fluid temperatures and the known problems associated with power steering pump failures with M96/M97 powered Porsche Boxster, Cayman, and 911 models, 1997 through 2008.
  • Tech Tuesday: IMS Service Intervals

    The IMS bearing in the M96 engine has a service interval, like a timing belt on many modern engines, or timing chain, like the Audi 4.2 V8 that needs a new timing chain every 75-100k. Depending on the technology used to update your IMS bearing, the service interval may differ, or may even not need future servicing.

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