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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 6:10 pm 
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hey everyone i wanted to buy an exhaust for my car but then i found out there is the IRS one and the normal one. how can i tell if my car has IRS or not? its an 96 EL fairmont. what should i look for?

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 6:13 pm 
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No E-series have IRS...

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 6:31 pm 
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what about aftermarket? EL Fairies didnt come with LSD stock but this one does :S

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 6:36 pm 
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LSD was an option, IRS wasn't for ANY E-series...

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 6:50 pm 
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okies cools. then i guess ill just buy normal then =D cheers

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 6:52 pm 
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I've never seen an IRS set up, but I'd assume if the rear wheels were to be able to travel up and down seperately from each other the diff and axels could just be a straigh peice, there'd have to be some sort of i don't know, uni joint or something there to enable them to move seperately.
But IRS wasn't introduced on Falcons, Fairmonts or Fairlanes till AU onwards.

 

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 6:58 pm 
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ahh okai cools thanks
i just looked at the gregories manual and yeah seems like nothing to do with IRS sweet thanks

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Posted: Fri May 26, 2006 8:22 pm 
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put it in park or in gear and if it squats in the rear end, thats the lazy way... or you can look under neath and see if its got 2 arm kinda things comming out or if its a straight through axle

 

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