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Cars > John_S’s Garage > “The Monte”


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Chester, NY
United States


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CHEVYLEGACY’s Profile Photo
Nov 9, 2008 at 8:25 pm
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Aug 27, 2008 at 2:29 pm
Very Nice!!! ^5
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Jun 28, 2008 at 5:17 pm
Sweet ride man!

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Photo of a 1982 Chevrolet Corvette
? Lucky ?

1982 Chevrolet Corvette

Owner: orange82

  • ? Lucky ?: 153 pts (win)
  • The Monte: 147 pts (loss)
  • Total votes: 60
  • Ended: Jan 12, 2008
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2003 MINI Cooper

Owner: Jeremy1026

  • Itercide: 13 pts (loss)
  • The Monte: 107 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 24
  • Ended: Jun 9, 2007
Photo of a 1995 Chevrolet Beretta

1995 Chevrolet Beretta

Owner: woody2136

  • Z26: 66 pts (loss)
  • The Monte: 114 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 36
  • Ended: Aug 1, 2006

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1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS (The Monte)

Last updated Mar 18, 2012  

Photo of a 1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS (The Monte)


All things must change!!
Well after a long winter and spring I have finally completed this years projects. New induction, new exhaust and a new tune with a reputable shop for true numbers.

As before I am the original owner of this 86 SS.
Thanks for looking.


Engine detail;
427c.i. SBC, built on a Dart Little M Block.
440 RWHP
459 Ftlbs torque
T56 6spd manual transmission

Please take a look at the "Modifications" section for all the goodies

Factory Options

PW, PL, Cruise, AC


The original L-69 is GONE!! The new engine is and tranny are in.
The engine is a 427 small block Chevy built on a Dart Little M Block.
Eagle billet crank, 4" stroke

Eagle billet H Beam rods, 6"

Wiseco forged pistons, 4.125 Bore, 10.5-compression

AFR Race ready 210cc aluminum heads

Lunati Solid roller cam

Crane Aluminum Roller Rockers

Comp Cams solid roller lifters

Edelbrock Victor E manifold

FAAST 1375CFM throttle body

F.A.S.T XFI engine management

F.A.S.T dual sync distributor

MSD 6a ignition

MSD Blaster coil

Aeromotive A1000 Fuel Pump, with pre and post filters

Aeromotive bypass regulator

Aeroquip braided hoses

Be Cool 4 core Aluminum radiator

Ramcharger dual electric fans

Edelbrock aluminum water pump

Hedman "Hustler" full length Race headers

Pypes 3" exhaust

Pypes Race pro mufflers

Iceman Dual exhaust T 56 cross member.

QTP Electric exhaust cutouts

March Serpentine pulleys and brackets

Chevy bowtie trim.

MSD Alternator

Custom HydraBoost system

Richmond T56 6spd manual transmission

Weir HotRod products bell housing, hydraulic MC and hydraulic throw out bearing.

Hayes flywheel

Zoom 11" clutch

Front Suspension;
SC&C "G5" 13" Corvette slotted rotors and dual piston calipers

Pole Position adjustable upper A arms

Spohn tubular lower A arms

Alston Engineering 12 way adjustable coil over shocks

245/45 x 17 Pirelli P Zero tires

17x8.5 Z06 wheels

Rear Suspension;
Spohn tubular upper control arms

Spohn tubular lower control arms

QA1 12 adjustable shocks

Moog Springs

Moser "M9" Fabricated rear. 3:72 gears

Summit Diff cover

Baer disc brakes with 11" cross drilled and slotted rotors

275/40-17 Pirelli P Zero tires

17 x 9.5 Z06 wheels.

Matrix H4 Headlamps with "Angel Eyes"

Center console with custom hand E brake conversion.

Touring Bucket seats

Autometer Phantom II gauges;
Electronic Speedo, Tach Oil pressure, fuel level and Water temp in the cluster.
Oil temp and voltmeter in the A pillar pod

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I added several albums of pictures covering the work that I've been doing this winter. Reassembly of the car has started so I will continue to update the albums until completion

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Winter project started

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Well, it;s that time of year again. Yesterday I removed the front clip of The Monte in preperation for this winters work. Here is a list of the things I need to get done this...

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Work in progress

I added a new photo album showing some of the parts and work on the car.

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