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MAHLE Motorsport Introduces PowerPak Piston Kit For Porsche 996 And 997

The PowerPak Kit for the Porsche 996 and 997 features MAHLE’s proprietary dual-coated, slipper skirt-forged pistons that include a dry phosphate coating and Grafal skirt coating to reduce drag and wear.

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MAHLE Motorsport, manufacturer of forged high-performance and racing pistons and rings, has introduced a PowerPak Piston Kit for an 82.8mm stroke found in the Porsche 996 and 997. It is designed with MAHLE’s unique slipper skirt-style forging. Developed for higher performance than the OE piston, the MAHLE Motorsport all forged piston kit delivers power over an expanded RPM range while matching the OE assembly weight.

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Designed to work with either Nikasil or cast-iron replacement cylinder sleeves, the PowerPak part numbers and ring sets are specific to either cast-iron or Nikasil bores. The PowerPak Kit for the Porsche 996 and 997 features MAHLE’s proprietary dual-coated, slipper skirt-forged pistons that include a dry phosphate coating and Grafal skirt coating to reduce drag and wear. Designed for OE 141.99mm length connecting rods, and 22 mm diameter wrist pins with a 32.95 mm compression height, this Powerpak Piston Kit for the Porsche 996 and 997 provides factory-matched ring lands and a compression ratio developed for an extended RPM range.

The 996 kit includes a 1.2mm top, 1.5mm napier second, and a 2.0mm oil ring set. The ring design delivers excellent ring-to-cylinder sealing with low mass without loss of ring stability.

The 997 piston kit is grooved for a 1mm, 1mm, 2mm precision ring set that is included and manufactured to exacting tolerances to ensure maximum performance with a longer life cycle. 

For more information about MAHLE Motorsport’s high performance PowerPak Piston Kit for the Porsche 997, visit www.MahleMotorsports.com, or call MAHLE Motorsport toll free at 888-255-1942.

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