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Cars > Challenges > “D-cat” Vs “ss big boy”

 

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Thundercat

M–46
Riverside, New Jersey
United States

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allen9281

M–33

 

1992 Mercury Cougar

“D-cat”

1976 Chevrolet ss

“ss big boy”

 
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About “D-cat”

This car belonged to my wifes mom, but it was handed down to us when she died. She bought it brand new.

About “ss big boy”

Year: 1976

Model: Nova SS

Engine:
ZZ4 350 SB
Holley 770 Carb

Body/Exterior:
All Steel Original

Front End:
1 1/8" G-tech Anti Sway Bar
KYB Gas-a-Just Shocks
Competition Stiff Coils
Performance Steering Linkage with Urethane Bushings
Polyurethane Sub-frame Bushings

Transmission:
Tremec 5 Speed

Rear End:
3/4" G-tech Anti-Sway Bar
10 Bolt Rear End
3.73 Gear Ratio
Original Drum Brakes
New Brake Lines from Classic Tube
High Performance Rear Leaf Springs from Performance Suspension
KYB Gas-a-just Shocks

Exhaust:
Hooker Competition Headers
2 1/4" Hooker Exhaust
Hooker Mufflers

Wheels/Tires:
Rear 255/60R15 T/A Radials
Cragar SS 15" Wheels
Front 235/60R15 T/A Radials
Cragar SS 15" Wheels

Interior:
Seats PUI
All re-done in Black was originally red
Rebuilt Trans Tunnel For Tremec

Electrical:
Mostly Original

Accessories/Options:
A/C not currently hooked up though

Sound system:
Alpine CDA 9587 Head Unit
Alpine S-Series Front and Rear Speakers
Alpine Amplifier

 

Specs for “D-cat”

V-6 3.8

Specs for “ss big boy”

Year: 1976

Model: Nova SS

Engine:
ZZ4 350 SB
Holley 770 Carb

Body/Exterior:
All Steel Original

Front End:
1 1/8" G-tech Anti Sway Bar
KYB Gas-a-Just Shocks
Competition Stiff Coils
Performance Steering Linkage with Urethane Bushings
Polyurethane Sub-frame Bushings

Transmission:
Tremec 5 Speed

Rear End:
3/4" G-tech Anti-Sway Bar
10 Bolt Rear End
3.73 Gear Ratio
Original Drum Brakes
New Brake Lines from Classic Tube
High Performance Rear Leaf Springs from Performance Suspension
KYB Gas-a-just Shocks

Exhaust:
Hooker Competition Headers
2 1/4" Hooker Exhaust
Hooker Mufflers

Wheels/Tires:
Rear 255/60R15 T/A Radials
Cragar SS 15" Wheels
Front 235/60R15 T/A Radials
Cragar SS 15" Wheels

Interior:
Seats PUI
All re-done in Black was originally red
Rebuilt Trans Tunnel For Tremec

Electrical:
Mostly Original

Accessories/Options:
A/C not currently hooked up though

Sound system:
Alpine CDA 9587 Head Unit
Alpine S-Series Front and Rear Speakers
Alpine Amplifier

 

Factory Options for “D-cat”

No factory options listed.

Factory Options for “ss big boy”

Year: 1976

Model: Nova SS

Engine:
ZZ4 350 SB
Holley 770 Carb

Body/Exterior:
All Steel Original

Front End:
1 1/8" G-tech Anti Sway Bar
KYB Gas-a-Just Shocks
Competition Stiff Coils
Performance Steering Linkage with Urethane Bushings
Polyurethane Sub-frame Bushings

Transmission:
Tremec 5 Speed

Rear End:
3/4" G-tech Anti-Sway Bar
10 Bolt Rear End
3.73 Gear Ratio
Original Drum Brakes
New Brake Lines from Classic Tube
High Performance Rear Leaf Springs from Performance Suspension
KYB Gas-a-just Shocks

Exhaust:
Hooker Competition Headers
2 1/4" Hooker Exhaust
Hooker Mufflers

Wheels/Tires:
Rear 255/60R15 T/A Radials
Cragar SS 15" Wheels
Front 235/60R15 T/A Radials
Cragar SS 15" Wheels

Interior:
Seats PUI
All re-done in Black was originally red
Rebuilt Trans Tunnel For Tremec

Electrical:
Mostly Original

Accessories/Options:
A/C not currently hooked up though

Sound system:
Alpine CDA 9587 Head Unit
Alpine S-Series Front and Rear Speakers
Alpine Amplifier

 

Mods for “D-cat”

new spoiler. Replaced the old fender trim with new. Replaced the brakelight covers. New paint job. New rear view mirrors.

Mods for “ss big boy”

Year: 1976

Model: Nova SS

Engine:
ZZ4 350 SB
Holley 770 Carb

Body/Exterior:
All Steel Original

Front End:
1 1/8" G-tech Anti Sway Bar
KYB Gas-a-Just Shocks
Competition Stiff Coils
Performance Steering Linkage with Urethane Bushings
Polyurethane Sub-frame Bushings

Transmission:
Tremec 5 Speed

Rear End:
3/4" G-tech Anti-Sway Bar
10 Bolt Rear End
3.73 Gear Ratio
Original Drum Brakes
New Brake Lines from Classic Tube
High Performance Rear Leaf Springs from Performance Suspension
KYB Gas-a-just Shocks

Exhaust:
Hooker Competition Headers
2 1/4" Hooker Exhaust
Hooker Mufflers

Wheels/Tires:
Rear 255/60R15 T/A Radials
Cragar SS 15" Wheels
Front 235/60R15 T/A Radials
Cragar SS 15" Wheels

Interior:
Seats PUI
All re-done in Black was originally red
Rebuilt Trans Tunnel For Tremec

Electrical:
Mostly Original

Accessories/Options:
A/C not currently hooked up though

Sound system:
Alpine CDA 9587 Head Unit
Alpine S-Series Front and Rear Speakers
Alpine Amplifier

 

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