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Old 07-25-2006, 07:49 PM   #1
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They are selling a 96 SSEI black with 120K on it for 3,000

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96.... i would keep yours if yours is ok and save for a 97-99 there better...

If its in realy good shape for the 120K then is a ok deal...
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96.... i would keep yours if yours is ok and save for a 97-99 there better...

If its in realy good shape for the 120K then is a ok deal...
96 was the odd year. It'* alot harder to mod since it'* considered OBD 1.5

It would be in your best interest to wait on the 97-99




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96 and 96+ were all fully compliant OBD II. 94 and 95 were the hybrid years, in the Bonneville anyway.
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96 was the messed up tranny motor combo where no one will touch the PCM, year.
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Bah, 96 is a kickass year. You can mod your car and not have to worry that your tranny will blow after 30k.
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97-99 are better for modding but the PCM on the 96' is much less restrictive. Very little torque management.
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Don't be afraid of the '96. OBD II compliant, and I think there is a place that will custom burn a PCM, but I can't remember for sure.

All it has is a freaky transmission. It'* a 4T60-HD but with 2.93 gears instead of 2.97.

And yes, there is very little torque management. I would know.
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