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  1. Topcat

    Carlisle Pics!!!!!!!!!! Ul/dl Warning Bigtime

    Since you did'nt get an answer its a 62 or 63 T-Bird , cant tell from the pic , the bodies were the same the taillights were different. This is the car the first ,Batman's , batmobile, was made out of ...just a little trivia..
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    How to tell a 96 LSC from a stock 96?

    Black Ice , I think the badging is what confused me , I thought the 32 valve motor came only on the cars that had the badging , and the others where 16 valve motors ....Thanks for the info .......
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    How to tell a 96 LSC from a stock 96?

    I ment to say SOHC = 16 valve motor . in the base model , but I stand corrected , I didnt realize all Mark VIII had 32 valve motors guess I just assumed all the ones I have seen were LSCs....Do the base models say 32 valve motor on the rear ?
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    How to tell a 96 LSC from a stock 96?

    Hey guys , The EBay car has a 32v motor , I believe only found in the LSC , the base car has DOHC motor ..... Correct me if I am wrong... never seen a base model with a 32valve motor...
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    heads, intakes and valve covers for sale

    Is th 96 2 valve or 4 valve
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    thinking bout putting these in....

    OK , so it takes more than a plier and a screwdriver
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    thinking bout putting these in....

    Guys just remove the power tracks off the original seats and adapt to the new ones... :Bang
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    Does your car "PING" on 87 Octane

    The knock sensors will prevent the car from pinging even on less then 87 octane . The noise you hear , may here may be the timing chains for the cams ... They have an inherent problem , and there is even a mod .. a spacer to be added to tighten them up...
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    4.10s or 4.30s? Parts list...

    Oh very clever ,my dear Watson.. I didn't think about the overdrive.... However one of these charts could be very handy for referance... Can somebody with a known gear ratio and tire diameter , verify the charts and which is correct ? I would but my tach doesn't work...You will need the proper...
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    4.10s or 4.30s? Parts list...

    Very nice Kale ...I like them a lot ... Here is a chart that might help you out...Maybe it should be entered in the tech section..
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    4.10s or 4.30s? Parts list...

    Ok Kale You guys have peaked my interest ...You are building what ?? come on spill the beans.... Must be tires , that recent purchase, and anything that tall must be slicks ??? Are we building a monster ? :ttiwwp:
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    Failed Inspection

    Ok lets answer a few of these questions .... the car passed all of the inspection except for the emissions listed , there are no codes , All equipment Air injection , EGR , front O2s were added to headers and system..But not replaced with new so could still have a legitimate part failure . Also...
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    Failed Inspection

    Ok now I am in trouble ..... Last year had ... Kooks headers installed all emissions added to headers ... Air injection etc.. came out of headers into a high flow CAT on each side .... then An X Magnaflow muffler through 2.5 " pipe , into two Magnaflow mufflers at the back .... Being a 96 had...
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    Engine problem

    Kevin that PDF should be posted in the tech section .... that ISC is probably the least understood and the most mis-adjusted item of GM fuel injection ... I agree with your diagnosis
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    National Sales Tax vs. Income Tax

    Randeaux I am 57 , and not planning on SS for retirement at all , the amount you receive doesn't mount to a hill of beans anyway ... You must start planning at your age , a little at a time , and leave it alone . You will be amazed at how much accumulates by retirement..You must support...
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    National Sales Tax vs. Income Tax

    I think you guys are making up numbers as you go along , to make it sound good..If like in NY the state gets 8.5% sales tax , if you are using 15% NST you would have to add it to State Sales Tax or you would bankrupt the states....If you took the state out of the NST , at 15% NST you would have...
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    emissions

    Second question, is it possible to use a Gen1 computer on a Gen2 (with little effort)? The reason I'm asking is because when I replace the exhaust I don't want codes being thrown up for the O2 sensors because I've heard with the high flow cats the second set may not get hot enough. Since the...
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    Gen II Tire size

    I dont own a gen II , Must be having a brain freeze , but I guess you can see that
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    Gen II Tire size

    I need to know the biggest width tire I can get onto my Gen II on stock 16" directionals , without hitting and spacers........I want to maintain a total diameter close to stock
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    Yes - Im playing ---

    I like this setup very much ,,,,, Very easy on the eyes .... and classy looking . The colors are perfect together , well done.......
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