some one mentioned before if you cut off the main cats the computer goes into 'limp home' mode , but i dont know for sure
1996-thunderbird Project 13's or broken
Mods now-PI intake, removed silencer, gutted third cat, flowmaster 40 series.17x9 03 cobra rims with 255/45/17s, lowered 2''
getting installed soon- 3.90 gears, aluminum carrier, Marauder tourqe converter, Jmod shift kit, Pi cams.
Coming soon mods- chip,Maf, tb and plenum,Ported and polished NPI heads, New exhaust, Kooks headers,massive weight reduction, And a dash of Nitrous.
And if the stock short block doesnt hold up then a nice built stroker modular.