96 and 97 go together .no 87.
In the tank.
If the engine size is the same, probably
u might have a vaccum line loose
Parts should be available at Auto Zone or Napa Auto parts
It is illegal to remove a converter from any vehicle without replacing it with a new one.
remove fuel pump fuse from fuse box,crank engine,when it cuts off ,try to start acouple of times,it is now bled,remember to put fuse back in.
your best bet is to buy a haynes repair guide,it will tell you how to check your coils.