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Cars > Challenges > “96 DGGM” Vs “Smudge”


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Oakville, Ontario


1996 Chevrolet Impala SS

“96 DGGM”

2004 Mercury Marauder


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No longer owned

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Head to Head


About “96 DGGM”

My old 1996 Dark Gray Green Metallic (DGGM) Impala SS. A nice car, but with no heat. My Impala was plauged by those pesky clay tablets that the factory installed in the radiator to prevent radiator leaks, but all they did was plug the heater cores! A very nice car, however. Quick too.

About “Smudge”

Original owner since Jan 17 2005


Specs for “96 DGGM”

LT1 5.7L V8 engine. Full Super Sport option package in the rarest color offered. Every option available in the '96 model year, including the block heater.

I added a Team SS cold air intake, and cold air box, a set of long-tube headers, and a complete DynoMax cat-back exhaust.

The car ran low 14's in the quarter mile.

Specs for “Smudge”

4475lbs with driver (me)
14.6 1/4 mile on snows
274hp @ rear wheels


Factory Options for “96 DGGM”

Every option including the block heater.

Factory Options for “Smudge”

Loaded except for sunroof which was not available when my marauder was built in March 2004


Mods for “96 DGGM”

Team SS cold air box and intake pipe. Custom long-tube headers. Complete DynoMax exhaust. Hotchins rear control arms that centered the rear azle in the fenderwells.

Mods for “Smudge”

4.10 rear
SCT tune


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