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Cars > Challenges > “Impala SS” Vs “Clean SS”

 

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Juan

M–51
Florida, Cocoa
United States

 

1996 Chevrolet Impala SS

“Impala SS”

1995 Chevrolet Impala SS

“Clean SS”

 
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About “Impala SS”

I was in high school when these big ol' hot rods came out. The other guys wanted Ricers, but THIS is what I wanted! It's big, it's bold, it makes a statement.

About “Clean SS”

Here is my latest addition to my stable. I picked it up a little over a month ago.

Take a look at some of my latest upgrades and mods. Additional mods are in work and ongoing.

 

Specs for “Impala SS”

5.7 liter LT-1 V-8
260 h.p.
330 lb.ft. torque
4-speed automatic transmission

Wheelbase - 115.9 in (2,944 mm)
Length - 214.1 in (5,438 mm)
Width - 77 in (1,956 mm)
Height - 54.7 in (1,389 mm)
Curb weight - 4,221 lb (1,915 kg)

Specs for “Clean SS”

Lowered 1.5" in the front. Rear shall be lowered 1.25" as soon as the rear air bags arrive to compensate for possible rubbing issues.

 

Factory Options for “Impala SS”

Maroon paint, gray leather upholstery

Factory Options for “Clean SS”

SS package leather interior, power windows, door locks, seats, tilt steering etc..

 

Mods for “Impala SS”

K&N Drop-in Low-Restriction Air Filter.
(Well, there IS a pinstripe on it!)

Mods for “Clean SS”

K&N Air Filter. Dual Magna flow exhaust. 22" staggered Asanti wheels on Pirelli rubber.

Some music.

K&N air filiter is long gone.

Replaced with an Air Force 2 and RAISS intake.

Sporting 304 Stainless Steel Tri-Y headers from none other than Focuz Tech in Washington. The car came to life!

Music has been completely redone. Sporting an Eclipse CD/MP3/DVD/Navigation double din unit with built in hard drive. Everything is powered by 3 Orion amplifiers pushing music to two Orion Subs, Orion and Focal component speakers on custom made fiberglass speaker pods.

Additional splashes of chrome and billet have been added.

Latest addition Hotchkis sway bars installed in front and back. Hotchkis extended rear lower control arms complete with Hotchkis adustable upper control arms.

Complete front end rebuild with new coils Bilstein shocks and Speed Tech upper and lower tubular control arms.

Also have a set of Focuz Tech SStreetlights. Take a look for yourself to see how they change the look of the ride.

Other mods are in work. Stay tuned.

 

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Points for Impala SS Total Votes Points for Clean SS
9 5 16

 

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