Professionally rebuilt and upgraded engines.

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  1. Nickies Cylinder sleeves standard in all models
  2. Intermediate shaft pinned, bearing upgraded with IMS Solution
  3. Connecting rods fitted with ARP rod bolts
  4. New forged JE Pistons
  5. Low temperature thermostat, spin-on oil filter adapter and magnetic oil drain plug standard

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and Fair Pricing.

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  • Plug & Play
  • Customers receive a fully documented & detailed core analysis with photos
  • 1y / 12k warranty
  • Retain your engine block or fast track your rebuild with one of our rebuilt blocks

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The industry’s leading rebuild program specific to Porsche model years 1997-2008 M96/97 Engines, covering the popular Boxster, Carrera, and Cayman models.

Professionally Rebuilt and Upgraded Engines.

RND Engines program is the result of a cooperation between the industry’s leading European repair specialists. The combined knowledge and expertise in engineering and engine rebuilding is what sets RND Engines apart in the aftermarket with its Engine Program and RS Roller Bearing IMS Kits. LN Engineering offers stock engine rebuilds through the RND Engine program benefiting from over a decade of experience serving the aftermarket with proven engine solutions.

Honest Warranty and Fair Pricing.

The mission of RND Engines is to supply the aftermarket the most updated, reliable, and absolute highest quality engines at a fair price. RND Engines are built for the car owner passionate about their vehicle, and an owner that wants to keep their vehicle operating at the highest standards. With no corners cut or details overlooked, RND engines simply offer a high-quality alternative to costly factory shortblock engines and ultimate peace of mind.

Know your Options

All RND M96/M97 Engines are equipped with Nickies™ Performance Cylinder Sleeves,  forged JE Pistons, ARP rod bolts and the original IMS Solution. LN Engineering low temperature thermostat, spin-on oil filter adapter and magnetic oil drain plug are standard equipment as well.

Select models including the Cayenne S and Turbo V8, Panamera V8, and 9A1/9A2 engines feature Nickies Lite direct plating process.

RND Engines does not offer performance engine rebuilds or bore oversizes, however our sister company, Flat 6 Innovations, offers turnkey performance engines and rebuild services for all Porsche models including those fitted with the M96/M97 and 9A1/9A2.

Expert Installation

All RND Engine installations are carried out by LN Engineering at our Chicagoland facility. Installation by our expert team ensures that the engine is installed correctly ensuring the best possible results.

Fast and secure nationwide shipping is available.

Engine rebuilds available through RND M96/97 Program:

“*” indicates optional NickiesLite direct cylinder plating process. Nickies Lite uses direct plating process whereby cylinder ovality and taper can by restored to factory specs. Blocks with heavy scoring or cracks cannot be plated. Although blocks will be extensively pressure tested before and after plating, Nickies Lite does not come with 1y/12k warranty and are not warrantied against cylinder failures outside defects in plating

Part #




10.5240.101* M96.20 2.5 Liter 97-99 Boxster
10.5240.102* M96.22 2.7 Liter 00-02 Boxster
10.5240.103* M96.23 2.7 Liter 03-04 Boxster
10.5240.104* M96.25 2.7 Liter 05-06 Boxster
10.5240.105* M97.20 2.7 Liter 07-08 Boxster, 08 Boxster Limited Edition, 07-08 Cayman
10.5240.106* M96.21 3.2 Liter 00-02 Boxster S
10.5240.107* M96.24 3.2 Liter 03-04 Boxster S, 04 Boxster S Special Edition
10.5240.108* M96.26 3.2 Liter 05-06 Boxster S

Part #




10.5240.111 M96.01 3.4 Liter 99 Carrera, Carrera 4
10.5240.112 M96.02 3.4 Liter 99 Carrera, Carrera 4
10.5240.113 M96.04 3.4 Liter 00-01 Carrera, Carrera 4
10.5240.109 M97.21 3.4 Liter 07-08 Boxster S, 08 Boxster S Limited Edition, 06-08 Cayman S
10.5240.114 M96.03 3.6 Liter 02-05 Carrera (996), 02-04 Carrera 4, 02-05 Carrera 4S
10.5240.115 M96.05 3.6 Liter 05-08 Carrera (997), 06-08 Carrera 4, 07-08 Targa 4
10.5240.116 M97.01 3.8 Liter 05-08 Carrera S, 06-08 Carrera 4S, 07-08 Targa 4S