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Old 04-29-2019, 11:02 PM   #1
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Default What to save?

I' m getting ready to haul a 96 SC2 to the boneyard for disposal. (We have three 96 sc2s... How many do you need?)

Drivetrain is out. Radiator, AC compressor, catcon, PCM - all out.

What parts would you yank - before hauling it away?9

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Old 04-30-2019, 02:05 AM   #2
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I'm not sure if the multifunction switch from other second gen S-series work in the 95/96 SC2 due to them having pop up headlights. I know they do differ though since only the ones from 95/96 coupes having an option for "open" so they may be worth saving. They seem to be getting pretty rare.

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Old 04-30-2019, 06:17 AM   #3
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Default Re: What to save?

Good point. I kept the headlight contol module too. Guess I may just pull the steering column and keep it. To save work - I'm just sticking all the parts in one of the other 96s...

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Old 04-30-2019, 01:23 PM   #4
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I would strip every last good working part. Even cut out good parts of the frame, too.

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Old 04-30-2019, 01:42 PM   #5
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^ ^ ^
I was gonna say, outside mirrors, but if you have the space . . .

I think carpet for early coupes is getting hard to find. Not positive, but I think 96 still had the shorter wheelbase

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Old 04-30-2019, 02:16 PM   #6
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probably a plastic valve cover, but If It happens to be aluminum, keep it with all the attaching hardware.
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Old 04-30-2019, 03:11 PM   #7
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I would strip every last good working part. Even cut out good parts of the frame, too.
I have done that. It' s a nasty job.

The last one - a 94 SC2 weighed 514 lbs.

This one went 1320 lbs.

But I still have two pretty complete 96 SC2 parts cars....

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Old 04-30-2019, 08:12 PM   #8
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Manual shifter cables

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Old 05-01-2019, 01:54 AM   #9
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Did you at least save the fenders and other body panels? What color is it and your other 2?

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Old 05-01-2019, 02:59 AM   #10
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Did you at least save the fenders and other body panels? What color is it and your other 2?
I had already used front end parts off of it so nothing to save. It was dark chocolate.

The other two are both red - and both have all good body panels. They both have critical underbody rust. One has no compression - and one has a good rebuild in it.

Parts is parts.


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Old 05-01-2019, 09:45 AM   #11
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Parts is parts.

lol, I can tell you are "of a certain age," since you remember that commercial

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lol, I can tell you are "of a certain age," since you remember that commercial
Yup.

I' m dated.

You really want antique? I once had a ham radio set in my car - so I could send and receive Morse code whilst driving.


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Old 05-01-2019, 01:20 PM   #13
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So, "back when 8-tracks were new" is no big deal

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Old 05-02-2019, 08:40 PM   #14
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Cruise control module and switch pod.

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Sensors/solenoids (all kinds)
ICM and coil packs?

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