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bandit327

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Hermitage, Tennessee
United States

 
 

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rustfather
Oct 14, 2010 at 9:05 pm
sweet ride
 
 
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CorvairJim
Aug 30, 2008 at 2:59 pm
Jerry (of "JerryandMary" fame) put me on to this car when it was featured as the "Mystery Car of the Day". Sweet lookin' ride! Chevy should have made them in green! trophy image
 
 
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JerryandMary
Aug 30, 2008 at 8:17 am
Thanks for sharing this awesome ride with us. Great looking family and nice rides.

Jerry and Mary
 
 

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1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo ss (mandys ss)

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this is my wifes 86 ss i bought for her for valentines day this year.she always wanted a 83-88 monte carlo ss with green paint.i never liked these cars til i got with her and seen the positives of these cars,the 1st one i bought was a 86 ls,it had the 4.3 v6,auto in floor,buckets,3:23re,nice grey interior,straight body,dual exhaust,when i bought it the system had been hanked out of it ,it had hubcaps wheels,all the windows were knocked out of it which made it cheaper lol,it had under 50k miles on it best i rem,after i got it home and started removing all the chrome trim to get it ready for ss parts i noticed it had alot of rust,under the chrome had huge holes but the pans were solid,i replaced the whole front clip with a ss,replaced doors,fixed back quarters,replaced trunk lid with ss one,put on the ss steering wheel.i had orig bought it for her but the more i drove it the mor ei wanted to keep it lol,it was a good car except for the rust and the 4.3 would fly,i out ran navigators,escalades,tuners,v6 stangs and a couple true 305ho ss montes,i sold it to a friend of the family cause the car would never really have any value and i wanted her to have something that would be worth something later on,after awhile i got a chance to buy it back so i did and i put on a set of 17x9 polished panteras,lowered it a lil,put on some undercarrage lights then sold it again lol oh and i installed a 87-88 style rear bumper cover,my second monte was basically used for parts,3rd true 85 ss,it needed a lot of work so i cleaned it up and sent it down the road i cant have her in something thats gonna brake down over and over,4th was a 82 same body style from 81-88 so i could pass it off as a ss,it had of all things a built 350 olds engine with edelbrock intake/carb,headers,dual exhaust,350 tranny,white with blue/green metal flakes lol(not done by me),good thing was they already took off all the chrome trim and repainted it so all the studs for the trim was gone all i needed to do was put the ss parts on,installed the nose,trunk lid spoiler,replaced column to make it on the floor like most ss,87 ss wheels,blacked out all the window trim like ss,a friend of the family gave me a console and shifter out of a ss they were gonna gut out and make a race car out of,when i got there it was my old 1st monte,they bought it at a wrecker auction,apparently the people i sodl it to the last time got it stolen from them and they took the rims,system and lights,thse guys bought it form the auction for 50,i tried to buy it back like a idiot i guess cause of the history i had with the car but they wouldnt go for it so i took what i needed and left ,they just dont know how much bondo is in that car lmao,i sold the 82 monte that i turned into a ss cause it didnt feel right for some reason,5th was plain 83 monte,it was a bomb i resold it quickly to find a better catidate,6th was 85 true ss,little did i know it was a parts car,when i got it all the interior was gone and most of the front clip,i sold it to the same guy who bought my 3rd monte,7th i thought was gonna be it no more it was plain but had a shot 4.3 in it so i dropped in a 87 305ho i had been sitting on,ran like a top,i bought a ss nose for it but that was it,i later gave it to my wife then she sold it due to a wreck she had,8th monte lol,my wifes dad gave her this bomb,it supose to have a built 350,racing trans,racing re and ready to go,wrong it had a worn out 305 with a holley intake and carb,stcok 350 trans but did have aposi re,had dual exhaust with flowmasters,was blk on brown,front end was completely worn out,steering column was not orig and didnt fit correctly,i rebuilt the front end,fixed all the rigging on it,blacked out all the window trim,removed the chrome trim on bottom and installed a ss nose,later sold it cause it didnt feel safe,9th monte i bought feb of this yr,its a 86,1 owner,70k orig miles,t-tops,true ss,i bought it from a guy that never titled it,it was orig white on maroon,he had painted in black then sanded it all back down,i bought it and fixed a few small things on it and sent it straight to the paint shop to be painted metallic emrald green,closet thing i could find that i could afford to match candy green and this it how it is now waiting for some rims and its all hers(i dont have to hear that anymore lol). car sold sadly

Specs

86 ss,305ho,t-tops,f41 suspention

Factory Options

l69 305ho,cc1 t-tops,pw,pdl

Mods

green paint,cd player,dual straight exhaust

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