1995 Chevrolet Impala SS
1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS
Head to Head
About “SS0 CLEAN”
In 2005 i was looking to buy a '87 Monte Carlo LS until i found out i was going to be a father. So now i needed a 4dr. The 2000 Cadillac Deville caught my eye until i found out it was FWD (urgh!). As luck would have it my aunt's boss was selling the Impala SS. I really didnt think much of it until i got to drive it. He sold it to me for 3k. I could have easily turned and sold it for more, but i had already fallin inlove with it (4drs for the family and good muscle.. it wasnt a hard decision, lol). Hopefully this car will be around when my son is able to drive.
Let me start off by saying that this car actually gets raced. I've taken it to quite a few autocrosses. Last time out, I was beating about 60% of the WRX's in the field, with a 3700lb curb weight. Plans for next year include road racing at summit point.
This is my first car, and I have had it for 3 years now. It served as my daily driver for the first two years until I got my other car, the 1991 corolla that is still in my virtual garage here. This car is my pride and joy, and I have invested over 20k into it, including the initial purchase price of 2400.
Check out the Specs and Albums to see what all has been done!
Last time to the track indicated somewhere slightly north of 300 RWHP which means about 340+ at the crank.
She's been in Chevy High Performance magazine and was chosen to be the "face" of MonteCarloSS.com, by being printed on the official merchandise. See http://www.ca...teCarloSScom/ if you are interested
Specs for “SS0 CLEAN”
No specifications listed.
Specs for “SickSpeed”
**For a full, detalied write-up on this car, visit www.sickspeedmonte.com
-350 GMPP Crate motor, rated from the factory at 260 hp.
-Crane cam, .440/.454" lift, I/E, 265* advertised duration, 114* LSA
-Edelbrock RPM Performer Q-Jet intake
-Edelbrock Performer 600 cfm carburetor
-Dynatech Monte Clip circle track headers, full length, 1 5/8" Primaries, 3" collectors
-Flowtech Race Readies (cut outs) 3" in and out.
-Flowmaster Ball/Socket flanges 3" in, 2.5" out
-Custom mandrel bent H pipe and "invisible" Tail pipes
-Flowmaster Super 44 mufflers, 2.5" in and out... these things sound NICE
-Ramcharger dual electric fans controled by a Flexalite fan controler and auxilary switches
-Rebuilt water and power steering pumps
-High output alternator
-A/C delete (R-134a conversion from an '87 IROC coming soon)
-Polyurethane motor mounts
-Judging by trap speeds and the vehicle weight, it should be putting out around 350 hp at the flywheel
-1993 Corvette ZF 6 speed
-Dual friction clutch
-Single mass flywheel
-C4 Corvette gear driven starter
-S10 Clutch master cylinder
-S10 clutch hydraulic line
-C4 Corvette Clutch Slave cylinder
-1978 El Camino 4 speed brake and clutch pedals
-3" shortener than stock driveshaft built from scratch and balanced with heavy duty universal joints
-Modified stock crossmember with B&M polyurethane Trans mount.
-8.5" rear from a Gran National
-Hardened Moser axles
-BMR lower control arm relocation brackets
-Front cut stock F41 springs, 1 coil
-Belltech 2" S10 drop spindles
-Cut rear cargo coil springs
-Tokiko gas charged shocks all around
-Polyurethane bump stops
-Falcon upper control arm offset shafts
-Freshly rebuilt front steering components (Center link, idler arm, tie rods and sleves, control arm bushings, ball joints and sway bar bushings.
-Stock 9.5" front rotors with EBC "Green Stuff" performance pads
-Stock rear drums
-Coming Soon! 13" C5 rotors on modified Monte drop spindles with modified monte rotors (turned down to hubs) are waiting in my room for a set of C5 calipers, abutments, and lines to replace the factory front pieces.
-17 X 8" and 17 X 9.5" Forged aluminum wheels
-235/45/17's up front, 275/40/17's in back
-Custom fiberglass console to mate with 6 speed shifter. Wrapped in vinyl along with a vinyl shifter boot to match the leather stock C4 knob.
-Autogage (by Autometer) gauges for: Tachometer, water temp, oil pressure, vacuum, and air/fuel ratio
-Pioneer head unit (AM/FM, CD), rockford fosgate front speakers, and Pioneer rear speakers.
-Dupont Bright Violet paint and PPG show quality clear.
-4" Outlaw Z harwood fiberglass bolt on, show version hood
-Matrix "Angel Eyes" simulated HID headlights with Halo rings
-Shaved antenna (antenna going in windshield soon)
-Grill modded to remove verticle slats
Factory Options for “SS0 CLEAN”
No factory options listed.
Factory Options for “SickSpeed”
True SS car with Z65 (SS) Package. VIN number verified to be an SS.
A/C (deleted), power windows, power locks, rear defrost, power stearing, power brakes, 3.73:1 open rear, bench seat/column shift, dual remote mirrors, AM/FM cassette player.
Mods for “SS0 CLEAN”
Engine & Transmission
350 LT1 bored 30*
1.6 rr and valvesprings
MSD cap & rotor
MSD 8.5mm wires
Mezeire HD electric water pump
Air pump delete
Flowtech AfterBurner headers
2.5 exhaust w/ Magnaflow mufflers
CPT stage 2 transmission
Eaton Posi w/ 3.73 gears
Racetronix fuelpump kit
52mm BBK TB
3.5 F-Body MAF
Hotchkis lowering springs
UMI rear upper & lower control arms
Pioneer Components (front)
Infinity Components (rear)
2 15" L7 subs
Rockford Fosgate 850.4
'61 Impala emblems
LED interior & exterior
Working on murdering out the car
Mods for “SickSpeed”
The entire car just about... see specs.
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