new 10/9/03, updated 10/14/2003
As off 10/5/03....My 1996 red SHO is broke as I went to start it in the morning ..And it happened the cam/ timing went and rough running... it hasn't moved since........
This car also has a bad transmission that won't up shift.....And was going have it repaired.....
I bought the car used in may.....I had test drove the car twice and for good 1/2 hour each time......Anyway the second day of owning it the transmission started with (it won't up shift).....
I bought the car w/the implied warranty...(as is)..... I also paid to have the transmission looked at......... And haven't been able to drive the car any ware..... And it was my newest car I have ever owned ...
So with that said you can color me in ..And what info you want I'll e-mail you ...
Thank You Mark...feelin taken....
This is what Jasper quoted Mark
Mon, 13 Oct 2003 12:34:35 -0400
Thank you for considering Jasper Engines and Transmissions for your remanufactured needs. Per your request, the following information applies:*
Model: 1996 TAURUS 3.4L COMPLETE
The list price on this engine is $7,642.50 with core return.
We use a 'like for like' exchange program which means that we require the same type castings to be returned to us as the unit we sent out to you. As long as there are no visible external holes or cracks there is no core fee. We do require the exchange core to be returned within 30 days of the original sale date. If there would be external damage half the core deposit would be charged back.
The Complete version will be completely remanufactured using a new set of internal parts: pistons, rings, bearings and timing components, valves, valve springs, retainers and lifters. All other castings and components will be remanufactured back to OEM specifications. The engine will be reassembled and live run tested with checks on oil pressure, water temperature and vacuum. This engine includes the block, head(s), oil pump and pan, timing cover and finishing gaskets.
If vehicle is equipped with an external oil cooler in radiator, oil cooler MUST be replaced before warranty is valid.
UPDATES: CAMS PINNED-To prevent cam from shifting in head, thus preventing catastrophic cam failure.
OVERSIZED CAMSHAFT: This eliminates virtually all valve train noise. The camshaft is spray-welded and the weld is ground down to match the O.E.line-bore and oil clearance specifications
ALL O.E.M. GASKETS & TIMING COMPONENTS-Ensures highest durability and quality.
VITON VALVE STEM SEALS: This material meters oil from the first running of engine. Its design is extremely resistant to heat, oil additives and abrasions.
M.L.S. (Multi-Layered Steel) HEAD GASKET: The superior multi layered design of this gasket is excellent in the prevention of gasket leakages.
MOLY RINGS: Reduces friction for higher durability through reduced cylinder wall wear.
TIMING COVER INSTALLED
For an additional $ 637.19 JASPER now offers an installation kit for this engine. This kit comes with a water pump, spark plugs, plug wires, cap, rotor, upper and lower radiator hoses, thermostat, PCV valve, belts, clamps, by-pass hose, crank breather and filters (oil, air and fuel). All parts are new and can be shipped to you.
NOTE: TO FIGURE IN IF SHIPPING FEES APPLY WE WILL NEED THE ZIP CODE OF THE DELIVERY ADDRESS PRIOR TO SHIPMENT.
HAVE YOUR VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER AVAILABLE PRIOR TO ORDERING TO VERIFY THE CORRECT STOCK NUMBER IS BEING SHIPPED.
THE LIMITED** WARRANTY ON THIS ENGINE IS:3 YEARS OR 75,000 MILES ON PARTS AND LABOR.
Model: 1996 TAURUS 3.4L AX4N TRANSMISSION COMPLETE
The list price is $ 1,980.00 with a core returned.
Automatic transmission comes with friction clutch plates, sprag, bearings, races, bushings, washers, gaskets, sealing rings, lip seals, filter or screen assembly, new or relined bands and front pump assembly. The valve body will be remanufactured and calibrated. The torque converter will also be remanufactured and balanced. Every automatic transmission is dynamometer tested with checks on shift pattern, oil pressure, stall test, fluid leak test and park test.
1. Exclusive to JASPER, we are using a special made stator
support. Produced from a much harder material, it aids in the prevention of
2. A NEW EPC solenoid is installed for proper pressure control.
3. A NEW pump shaft bearing is used for extended life.
4. Two high wear areas of this transmission have been updated. JASPER installs a NEW updated line pressure modulator valve kit and will update the regulator valve and converter by pass valves to address this problem.
THE LIMITED** WARRANTY ON THIS TRANSMISSION IS: 36 MONTHS OR 75,000 MILES ON PARTS AND LABOR.
IF YOU WISH TO PURCHASE THIS ENGINE AND/OR TRANSMISSION, PLEASE REFER TO INQUIRY: 934254