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Subject Nope. 1996 lost power / torque.
     
Posted by MixManMash on March 20, 2017 at 5:56 PM
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In Reply To I thought HP loss was only in the auto trans. posted by itsa300zx on March 20, 2017 at 03:02 PM
     
Message None of the 1996 models had Nissan Valve Timing Control System.

The reason for this is that OBD2 required that they have a feedback system to check the cam phasing change. Nissan figured it wasn't worth the R&D effort for the final model year of the vehicle in North America. Japan models kept with OBD 1.

The big key is that without NVCS, low and midrange power/torque would be less, if all things are equal. The peak number might have been affected because Nissan tried to compensate by changing cam profile to give more low/mid range power/torque with the trade off being peak power.

     
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