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2006 Porsche 911Review
bghendy writes:
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Decent Porsche but some areas of concern like the IMS Bearing issue could be concerning, Also, Tiptronic trans is merely OK but not as good as the PDK in later models. Again, a solid car if maintained properly.

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kevin writes:
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i believe I requested a convertible so this hardtop will not work

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Peter writes:
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The 2006 Porsche 911’s are prone to “cylinder bore scoring “. ( look it up). The first sign of it is excessive oil consumption. It’s caused by malfunction of the fuel injection system and results in insufficient oil in the combustion cycle. A leak down test is apparently useless as the extra oil just shows a lower rate of loss of pressure. The only real way to test for it is cylinder scope top ( through the slark plug holes) and bottom through the removal of the pan abd oil sump and threading the scope to each cylinder especially number 5 and 6. The car if it has this issue you need a $25,000 engine rebuild. I was quoted $1,800 just to do a PPI snd my request for a top and bottom cylinder scope examination of the condition of the cylinders which would be the only way to ge sure the car does not have scoring in the cylinder walls. Then you need to do a preventative maintenance by either replacing the injectors at $106 each for Porsche oem injectors plus labor to remove and install or have the injectors cleaned by a sonic machine and wait a week for them to come back o was told by Lang racing of Lake forest california. So I would be very reluctant to buy any 2006 through 2008 ( if you can find any few imported during that recession) or get a 997.2 or turbo model which apparently didn’t have the same issues as the carrera or Carrera S models. Then there’s still the question of the IMS bearing something that according to most accounts you have to have the vehicle inspected to see which of the three different types is installed. The later ones are not serviceable and are not as likely to cause total engine failure whereas the earlier versions had smaller bearings which can be retrofitted. The kater version requires that the engine be disassembled completely to split the casing in order to remove the ims bearing. Later models eliminated the IMS bearing altogether. My advice is buy a newer version of the car pay the extra $35,00 in the purchase price and get a car still under warranty because there’s no warranty company in California willing to even offer a policy on a 2006 911

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Guru9ZM4KD writes:
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Nice car just don’t want red to. Like black and want a convertible

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GuruXGGHR writes:
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This is an amazingly fun drive, solid, great handling and acceleration. An amazing deal at the price I paid.

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Kuala009 writes:
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Wonderful sports car that allows for daily driving and relatively inexpensive to drive and maintain

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David writes:
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Great basic model lighter than s or 4s and more fun

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Guru29HNQ writes:
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IMS bearing need to be addressed on this year model

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heykip says:
Owned this car for 1 year. Fit 2 small kids in back drove like a dream in the mountains
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