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2000 996 Preventing oil starvation


Vehicle Information: Model: 996; Year: 2000; Body Type: Coupe; Total Mileage: 79,000;

I've had this car two years, put the last 10k miles on it, and have been to several DEs. No RMS or IMS seepage. Runs strong. No surprises.I plan to attend three or four DEs each year and would like to extend the life of the engine as much as is practical/economical.For instance, I plan to use 5-50 Mobil 1 in the summer, and I've had LN Engineering's 160 degree thermostat and the OEM center radiator kit installed to keep coolant and oil temps lower. I'm running street tires at the track and don't expect to change that, but am wondering about whether to install either the X51 or Brey-Krause oil pan kit to prevent oil starvation. Neither kit is expensive, and the labor would not amount to much either.Would one or the other be a generally good upgrade for a DE/street combination car? The most often used track will be Putnam Park Road Course, but also with the occasional trip to Bluegrass Motorsports or Mid-Ohio.Thanks,Greg

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