1996 Viper motor?

Discussion in 'New Owner Questions' started by Nazec, Jun 29, 2015.

  1. Nazec

    Nazec Viper Owner

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    Hey guys, just bought my first Viper and I'm being told different different things about my car. It's a 96 so does this car have the motor from 1997 or 1995? I'm being told the 97 motor has better internals than the 95. Thoughts? Thanks
     
  2. NMviperguy

    NMviperguy Viper Owner

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    RT/10 or GTS?
     
  3. CWhiteRun

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    Picture of car and engine would help. If it is an RT, probably a Gen I, if it is a GTS, Gen 2
     
  4. NMviperguy

    NMviperguy Viper Owner

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    Yep. 1996 was a weird year, hard tops were gen 2s, vert's gen 1... But if it was a late model 1996 may have been sold as a gen 2... Easiest way to tell is on the front facia, if you have a gen 1 front end then its a gen 1 engine, same for gen 2 front end, gen 2 engine.
     
  5. Nazec

    Nazec Viper Owner

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    the car was built Nov 20th. RT-10. Does not have Gen 2 hood. I'll get pics up in a bit.
     
  6. GRANGER73

    GRANGER73 Viper Owner

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    What year?
     
  7. Nazec

    Nazec Viper Owner

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    Sorry, Nov 1995.
     
  8. NMviperguy

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    Sounds like a first gen engine then
     

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