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Cars > Challenges > “Silver Bullet” Vs “Storm”


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MonteCity, IN
United States

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Sanborn, New York
United States


1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

“Silver Bullet”

1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS


Photo of: 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Photo of: 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

No longer owned


Head to Head


About “Silver Bullet”

Bought July 2005. All factory and didn't plan on many changes. That changed real quick as it starting burning oil (valve seals were dried up). It was repainted in 1987 due to Hail and have many records and receipts for it from the original owner. About 150,000 miles and in pretty good condition. It's gonna need paint but figured I'd get everything else up to my standards first. Steering, Suspension, Engine, Interior, Wheels, Tires, and Trans all needed some sort of attention, better looks or handling or worn out. Beside the Mods already done, these r ordered and waiting for install real soon ATS Spindles with C5 Brakes, SC&C Adj UCA, Edelbrock Adj. Rear UCA, Currie LCA, LS1 Rear Disc, New Body Bushings, Elec. Cooling Fans, Higher HP SB, 5 or 6 Speed (pedals r in), Hydroboost, Rear Control Arm Braces, Bilstein Shocks, Custom Rear Shock Mounts. Trans prob this Winter.

About “Storm”

I purchased my '85 Monte Carlo SS in May 2006 in Coudersport, PA. It is completely stock with 73,000 original miles. I plan on having it repainted and restriped in the future keeping the car looking 100 % Stock.


Specs for “Silver Bullet”

Factory 305 HO
180 HP
13 MPG

Rplaced with 350
300-350 HP-Still needs dynoed.
Still getting 13 MPG
No 1/4 mile time, yet. Sorry. More of a Road Course kinda guy.
All New Steering/Suspemsion

Specs for “Storm”

Stock Specs:
taken from 1985 Monte SS

0-50 in 6.0 sec
0-60 in 8.4 sec
1/4 mile in 16.1 sec
.82 on the skidpad


Factory Options for “Silver Bullet”

Silver Exterior Lacquer Paint
Oxblood Cloth Interior
AM/FM Cassette Player
F-41 Suspension
Posi-Trac 3.73 Rear
305 H.O. Bolted to 200-4R
Bucket Seats w/ Console Shift
Rear Defrost
Air Conditioning
Power Windows
Tilt Steering Wheel
Cruise Control
Dual Remote Mirrors

Factory Options for “Storm”

L69 HO 305ci V8
TH-200-4R 4 speed overdrive transmission
rear differential ratio 3.73:1
Quartz Clock
Cruise Control
AM / FM Stereo Cassette
Tilt Steering
Remote Mirrors
Bench front seat with fold down center arm rest


Mods for “Silver Bullet”


350c.i.d. Bored .030
Crane Gold Roller Rockers
Ported Cast GM Heads
Screw-In Rocker Studs
Flat Top Pistons
Perf Q-Jet
MSD 6AL Ignition
Edelbrock Performer Intake
Billet Double Roller Timing Chain
Edelbrock TES Headers
DynoMax Cat-Back Pipes
Flowmaster 40s (DynoMax Ultra Flo Welded weren't aggressive enough)
Hollow Cat
*Soon - Elec. Cooling Fans
*Soon - 400-450 HP SBC


Bell Tech 2" Spindles
Moog 5660 Springs
Bell Tech Rear Springs
All new Steering Components
All new Suspension Bushings
New Quick Ratio Gear Box
*Soon - ATS Billet Spindles
*Soon - SC&C Adj. Front UCA
*Soon - C5 Front Brakes
*Soon - LS1 Rear Disc Brakes
*Soon - HydroBoost
*Soon - Bilstein Shocks
*Soon - Rear Control Arm Braces
*Soon - Adj. Rear UCA
*Soon - Currie Rear LCA
*Soon - Custom Rear Shock Mounts


Clutch Pedals R In
Clutch Master/Slave is Here
*Soon - 5 or 6 Speed. Have a T5 already but want 6 Gears


White Face Gauges
Alpine CD Player
Infinity 3.5" Fronts
Infinity 6x9" Rears


SLP ZR-1 Wheels - 17x8 Wrapped with BFG G Force Sport 255-45ZR17
*Soon - Urethane Body Mounts

*All But the New Engine are on Order or in My Garage Waiting on Install.

Mods for “Storm”

No Modifications. 100 % Stock


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