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How many 16V's are still operational?

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I have an 8v car that I had a 16v engine transplanted into.  My current car is VIN 202012.  The donor car's VIN ended in 204351.

 

Whether it is actually running at the moment is unknown.  I have been in Afghanistan since last summer and won't lay eyes on my baby again until September 1--give or take a few days.

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I have been driving my 16V TC regularly this summer here in southeast Michigan.  Red/ginger with 42k miles.  I'm a TC club member so it should be in the registry.  Just put on new rims for a bit sportier look.  A few more repairs (radio which only has 1 speaker working and a linkage issue with the right wiper) and it will be perfect. 

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I don't put TC America, Inc. member TC's in the registry.  I would not put that information in there without their permission.  Some people don't even tell Karleen about their TC when they become members.  They don't always indicate colors, VIN, mileage or any information.  So if you want it in the registry I keep here, please let me know or post it to this thread.  The TC is a beauty.

Sincerely,

Bob

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My 16V VIN is 202172 build date 4/89.  Red/Ginger/Black top.  42k miles.  Pretty sure I'm the 3rd owner - started in MN, then to FL, now in MI.

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I have an 89 16V with 14Kmiles that looks mint (Rochester NY area) - been fixing all the bugs that develop from sitting for ten years. July's project is the AC system. Vin is 201984.

 

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So, Rusty Wrench, why have you not read my message to you, the envelope at the top right of your page next to the bell!

Click on the message link... You asked for help with the shifter sticking between 4th and 5th gear.

I have sent you the information on the adjustments that can be made to correct your problem if it is cable related.

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I have 5 16v TC's, 4 of which run, 1 of them rather well.

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I'm not sure if it's on the list (or where the list came from) but unfortunately my dad passed away two months ago and left me his 16V.

He loved his TC, I plan on taking good care of it for him. VIN# ZC2FR1100KB203707 , build #1386 , about 10,000 miles.

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Aloha everyone,

 

I'd like to report another 16v  #204483 running and back on the road.....that was until last Friday (7/ 13) when I tried to extract the broken bleed screw from the thermostat housing.

The housing cracked and now I am in need of a new/used one. I have been searching the AACA forums and a fellow (acannell) produced new ones in 2014. I have been unable to contact him through his email or website listed in the AACA forum. Is there any member that can help me locate a new/used housing? My heart is as broken as the housing.

Thank you for your time,

Richard

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On 6/25/2018 at 2:27 PM, Hemi Dude said:

So, Rusty Wrench, why have you not read my message to you, the envelope at the top right of your page next to the bell!

Click on the message link... You asked for help with the shifter sticking between 4th and 5th gear.

I have sent you the information on the adjustments that can be made to correct your problem if it is cable related.

Hi Hemi, could you please send me the same info to fix a difficult 4th to 5th shift? Happes to me about 1/4 of the time going to 5th.  Thanks

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1 hour ago, Does185 said:

Hi Hemi, could you please send me the same info to fix a difficult 4th to 5th shift? Happes to me about 1/4 of the time going to 5th.  Thanks

 

I have sent you what you requested in 'messages'  If you need further help, let me know.

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I have a 1990 TC 16v 206773.  I got it 11 years ago and I now have 64,000 miles on it.  The car is in absolutely great shape.  It was originally registered with the TC club The number was 0959

 

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Just dropped in after a long absence.  So the count of 16v runners is still less than 40? 

 

I know they were rare to begin with AND it has been 30 years since the TC first hit the dealerships but I still didn't expect a 99% kill rate!

 

To celebrate my baby's 30th birthday, I got her an oil change, tune up and a full detailing.  I even had the a/c rebuilt!

 

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I have a total off 3 5 speeds (one early 89, one late 89 an one 90). They are PNO (planned non-operational) in California. One (white 90) has been in the shop and they are having problems getting it to run (cranks then dies). They do a LOT of classic and muscle cars and build from scratch there also.  

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14 hours ago, TCAuburn said:

I have a total off 3 5 speeds (one early 89, one late 89 an one 90). They are PNO (planned non-operational) in California. One (white 90) has been in the shop and they are having problems getting it to run (cranks then dies). They do a LOT of classic and muscle cars and build from scratch there also.  

If they cannot get it to stay running, they apparently don’t know the car and should ask for help, if they are not too proud.

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