DIY IMS Solution Install

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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

Post by steve578 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:20 pm

Created and templet to keep track of the trans bolt location. 6 of the 8 bolts.

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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

Post by steve578 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:24 pm

I had my first “oh shit” moment. Not the dangerous kind, but the I’m going to have to reassemble and torque some of these bolts that I have almost zero room to access kind. I have a feeling that reassembly my not go very fast at certain points. I already miss driving C4S.
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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

Post by steve578 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:07 am

This happened today. Although I think I’m doing some wrong. If I recall from Rennlist (dammit), I’m supposed to have my shirt off when working with trannies. :shock:

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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

Post by steve578 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:29 am

First view of the IMSB just under the pressure plate.

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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

Post by steve578 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:31 am

Pressure plate and clutch are off. Both are getting replaced.

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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

Post by steve578 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:34 am

Dual mass flywheel is next. I’ll tackle it tonight or tomorrow. It will also be replaced.

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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

Post by steve578 » Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:30 pm

Yesterday was a fairly long day. The dual flywheel came off after came off after locking the engine in TDC. With the flywheel off, I had the first few of the IMS flange and the RMS. The IMS flange was leaking pretty bad and the RMS was a little moist. I followed the directions provided with the IMS Solution. I left the tensioner in place under the AC compressor, but removed the two lower tensioners.

A previous owner had a Classic IMS Retrofit installed. From the outside, it looks good, but it is noisy and sounds like it might have a loose ball bearing. I need to pull the seal off. The service interval for the classic is 4 years or 50,000. I was beyond the 4 year mark and close to the 50,000 miles based an estimate of the serial number.

The IMS Solution install was very straight forward and a pretty simple install. I did have issues getting the flange to fit with the fitting after notching the engine case. I had to notch, renotch, and not again. That was probably the longest part of the process. I was a little worried about cutting too much.
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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

Post by steve578 » Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:31 pm

Pretty greasy in here.

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Re: DIY IMS Solution Install

Post by steve578 » Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:33 pm

Camshaft locked in place.

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