3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

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Brian Minson
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3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

Post by Brian Minson » Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:20 am

Looks like I will be parting out my 2000 Carrera 4 Tip :( The motor is a 3.4 which was rebuilt with a valve job, new IMS, RMS, and AOS about 15,000 miles ago. Located in Gilbert (Phoenix) Arizona, any offers before I eBay it from my 996outpost friends?

Brian :(

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Re: 3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

Post by 5chn3ll » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:48 am

What are you hoping to get for the motor?

Understeer: You will hit the wall with the front end.
Oversteer: You will hit the wall with the rear end.
Horsepower: How hard you will hit the wall.
Torque: How far you will move the wall.

"If you see the barrier you’ve driven into, that’s understeer. If you hear yourself hitting the barrier, it’s oversteer."
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Re: 3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

Post by 5chn3ll » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:48 am

...or for the whole part-out?

Understeer: You will hit the wall with the front end.
Oversteer: You will hit the wall with the rear end.
Horsepower: How hard you will hit the wall.
Torque: How far you will move the wall.

"If you see the barrier you’ve driven into, that’s understeer. If you hear yourself hitting the barrier, it’s oversteer."
-Walter Rohrl


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Re: 3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

Post by gnat » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:55 am

Can we rent the motor for a day? It's time for an updated picture of Kalash!

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Re: 3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

Post by FRUNKenstein » Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:57 am

Kalash only does trannies. (heh heh)
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Re: 3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

Post by gnat » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:25 am

What are the particulars of the car (options, color, condition, coupe/cab, etc..)? Might be some parts I'd be interested in.

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Re: 3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

Post by b3freak » Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:48 am

Brian Minson wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:20 am
Looks like I will be parting out my 2000 Carrera 4 Tip :( The motor is a 3.4 which was rebuilt with a valve job, new IMS, RMS, and AOS about 15,000 miles ago. Located in Gilbert (Phoenix) Arizona, any offers before I eBay it from my 996outpost friends?

Brian :(
Hey Brian,

Totally missed the post about your accident. Sorry bro... that really stinks! Did the insurance company compensate you appropriately? I'm presume so and took the option to buy it back, huh? I hope you'll find yourself back in a 911 soon. Driving a Prius doesn't satisfy like driving these cars! haha
2002 Porsche 996 Carrera - bare bones basic, but still a blast to drive! Heck, I don't even have PSM on it. Ha!

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Re: 3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

Post by 5chn3ll » Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:20 am

Man, I'm sad to see your car get written off after that epic new-car road trip.

Understeer: You will hit the wall with the front end.
Oversteer: You will hit the wall with the rear end.
Horsepower: How hard you will hit the wall.
Torque: How far you will move the wall.

"If you see the barrier you’ve driven into, that’s understeer. If you hear yourself hitting the barrier, it’s oversteer."
-Walter Rohrl


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Re: 3.4 Carrera 4 tip motor

Post by Brian Minson » Sat Oct 20, 2018 8:35 am

Update guys:

The insurance company hasn't yet agreed to my valuation, so all is on hold for now...

Brian :)

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