No, Mr. Lemmywinks, No!!!
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Harriman, TN
I don't have a mark Viii, I have a mark motor that's going into a Cougar.
IDK what the hell you're talking about blend doors, that's inside the car.
The coolant crossover is 3 pieces, a left, right, and the removable cap piece.
In the later Marks, the cap piece is welded on. I have both styles.
An o-ring goes on the piece that goes in each head, one goes between the left and right sections, and one for the 'cap'.
As far as IMRC's, there are two styles; the vacuum operated type in the early cars with the intake at the back, and the electrical type with the side entry intake. I have both types sitting on the shelf in the garage.
I rebuilt the late model ones, before I decided they were too much hassle to use, and went with a Mach1 intake and C-type heads, with No IMRCs.
Actually, there could be 3 types; I've never seen a 96 engine. I was told they were a mix between the 2 and I wanted the 98 one.
I got the 93 heads and intake for free, and sent them to another Mod as a model to make longtubes with, lol.
Red '96 Cougar XR-7 240k mi. '02 4R70W, PST DS : '03 PI engine, 04 maf, 24lb injectors, 2.5" exhaust, '02 4r70w + Jmod, DirtyD0g TC + cooler + 3/8" lines, 255 walbro fp. Alpine system.
Black '96 Cougar XR-7 (Lazarus) 210k mi PI Intake, '02 4R70W, Jmod, PST DS, GrogTune, Konis, Mark LCA+Poly, racecougar Custom Engine Chain, and JL and racecougar Bracing.
Black '97 Tbird Limited Edition, '02 4R70W, 255 walbro, PST DS, PBR Brakes&SS lines, Toicko Blues & Springs, GrogTune.
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