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    Re: The Cayman 3.4 liter engine.....

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    If the dry sump issue was unimportant, then why would Porsche offer parts for the m97/96 "dry sump" to make it suitable for track use?? Previous Porsche flat six's had an actual dry sump with a remote oil resevoir. Porsche eliminated that to save money. So if you "track" your 986/87/97/97 whatever and the motor caves, guess what? Porsche asks if you had the sump modification kit, if not, u goin down, down, down..




    What modification are you talking about?
    Can you make the 997 engine a REAL dry sump lubricated enigne?
    I am interested in the modification kit, as I like tracking the car,
    Thank you.

    Re: The Cayman 3.4 liter engine.....

    Porsche offered a sump modification kit for the M96 engine. I believe that it included more efficient dual oil scavengers and a new pan with a different baffle design, but it was not a dry sump system.

    These guys http://www.aviaid.com/ supply motosports competitors and build custom applications. They can
    probably build you a dry sump system.

    Re: The Cayman 3.4 liter engine.....

    Fanch, don't worry. The integrated dry sump is fine for normal tracking, nobody has any problems at the track and quite a few are tracked. The problem is when you fit slicks, the level of G's you achieve may starve the engine, but then again if you will be fitting slicks on, then the Carrera is not the model you buy in the first place, thats why the GT3 has a dry sump. But its perfectly suited for normal track use, DE's, autocross, etc.

     
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