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Author Topic: super coup 76 is my new project  (Read 773 times)

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Offline moonman

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super coup 76 is my new project
« on: September 03, 2016, 01:35:18 AM »
About 2 months ago i got a nice non running 76 trunk style, ever since i have  trying to deside what to do (i have really tried to leave it stock But)
 Then i found this 89 cougar and since mine has no engine or trans. it was somebody's v8 project that never was i needed a engine - . The cougar runs good but the body is shot- the car i a 3.8 v6 and i have a lot of the parts to make it a super coup( the super charger and t5 trans ) well you can guess the rest.( been layed up for 2 months waiting for my leg to heal so now as soon as my prostitic is ready i can get to work) . and am i ready this wheelchair feels like a prison cell. more as it goes on. Joe
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Re: super coup 76 is my new project
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2016, 01:58:06 AM »
you do know the normally aspirated 3.8 V6 and the supercharged 3.8 V6 are a lot different right? the normally aspirated short block and heads will not hold up to the supercharger before you start this project spend some time on TCCOA 

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Re: super coup 76 is my new project
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2016, 10:35:18 AM »
If your 76 pinto had a 2.3l in it and you are going to put in a different motor, I would be interested in the frame motor mounts.
Good luck on your project.

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Re: super coup 76 is my new project
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2016, 04:50:53 PM »
Another thing is the oil pan, the electronics (computer, etc.) and more. I have a post started on the very same subject, only mine is a Cruzing Wagon. For the oil pan I was thinking of going dry sump. However, there are still many other challenges. Look forward to your progress.

Oh, heal well and heal soon.