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Decatur, Illinois
United States


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Challenges W: 2 L: 3


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Black GT

1997 Ford Mustang

Owner: greysky

  • Black GT: 39 pts (win)
  • the monte: 21 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 12
  • Ended: Jul 6, 2007
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Cool Breeze

1984 Pontiac Trans Am

Owner: Transam_Formula_22

  • Cool Breeze: 44 pts (win)
  • the monte: 11 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 11
  • Ended: Jul 5, 2007
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Bandito I

1959 Dodge D-500 Custom Royal

Owner: ProjectMopar

  • Bandito I: 40 pts (win)
  • the monte: 25 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 13
  • Ended: Jun 30, 2007

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1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo landau (the monte)

Last updated Jun 23, 2007  

Photo of a 1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo landau (the monte)


well I just purchased this car about 6 months ago from a buddy i work with. his wife had it sitting in a barn for 10 yrs or so. i snatched it up for $800. it was all original and actually ran decent after a carb and battery swap. it had a 305 bolted to a turbo 350. it came with t tops and the original vinyl slips for the glass. body has 1 small dent in the rear panel not creased thank god. rockers are gone on driver side good on pass. doors need work on bottoms and all new seals. after i got it drove for awhile it was kinda sluggish so i swapped engines. my father had a 350 that was rebuilt by a machinist here had put in forged pistons new roller cam and forged crank(specs unknown (he doesnt remember :) )) it was built about 8 or 9 yrs ago and was dropped in his 72 nova but was hardly ever driven. he eventually got a 396 and put the 355 to the side. i finally talked him into giving it to me. and that where i am at tranny will be rebuilt. im putting on all new distributer cap rotor and accel super stock wires and this bad boyh should fly



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pretty much standard except for t tops


new springs, brakes all around, brake lines, 305 to 355 engine swap so far shocks all around

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