1975 Grabber drag car build - The Disco maverick

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    I have never seen a brown stripe package on a 1975 Grabber, but then again, a 1975 Grabber is the rarest of all Grabbers....so I have not seen very many. Could be very rare.
     
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    just ordered the $40 marti report .....figuare theres only one way to find out how rare the color package is for a 1975 grabber
     
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    Most of the 75 Grabbers I have seen were red or blue. And that's only from a handful of examples.
     
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    here is the marti report
     

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    Cool! I see only 205 Grabbers were painted your colour! So that's 205 out of 8,473 1975 Grabbers, or roughly 2.5%. Thanks for sharing with us! (y)
     
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    Lots of cool options on this car: AC, Power Steering, Power Disc Brakes.
     
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    Looks like I called it. 5U - Tan Glow

    :thumbs2:
     
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    im not no maverick GURU just a racer , so was it not common having Ac and power steering ?
     
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    Yep, Tan Glow. That's was the original color on mine before I painted it yellow. Looks looks a nice start! :dance:
     
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    AC is pretty rare I would say, as well as power disc brakes. Power Steering is more common.
     
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    Very nice start on a great race car.
    Mine was a B/SM car and ran at the 79 Winternationals in Pomona.
    Back then it had a Boss302/4spd, now has a 408 Windsor with Powerglide.
    Would love to hear more about the motor. As a side note, I had a dana 60 in my 67 SS/IA car back in the 70's.
     
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    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    I have two cars with A/C and Power Steering, I don't think the two together, was uncommon, especially in the south.
     
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    Looks like 2774 of the 1975 Grabbers had AC. Higher than I expected. I would say power brakes is rarer than AC.
     

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