1978 Chevrolet Monte Carlo (Nightmare)

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I got this from a little old man in the neighborhood for $2000 in this shape.
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It had a 305 2bbl and a turbo 350 trans and a stock 7.5″ 10 bolt rear. It now has a 500 HP 388 Stroker SB Chevy[img]http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/2487000-2487999/2487012_47_full.jpg[/img]
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with a tricked out 700R4 trans and a Ford 9″ with 31 spline axles and 3.89 gears and spool.[img]http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/2487000-2487999/2487012_32_full.jpg[/img]
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It rides on new BF Goodrich Tires with Eagle Alloy wheels. They are a copy of the Torque Thrust II wheels.
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Specs

500HP 388 Stroker SB Chevy[img]http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/2487000-2487999/2487012_4_full.jpg[/img]
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700R4 Trans with 2800 stall converter
Ford 9″ rearend with 3.89 gears and spool and 31 spline axles
Aluminum driveshaft
3″ exhaust with x pipe
Flowmaster Delta Flow Super 40 mufflers
16 Gallon Jaz fuel cell[img]http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/2487000-2487999/2487012_39_full.jpg[/img]
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Aluminum radiator[img]http://memimage.cardomain.net/member_images/3/web/2487000-2487999/2487012_38_full.jpg[/img]

2 electric radiator fans
Electric Holley Black fuel pump
2 Jaz racing seats
B&M Mega shifter
Soon will have a Fiberglass Cowl induction hood
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BF Goodrich tires and Eagle alloy wheels
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Hopefully will find out what the ET and MPH is this summer so stay tuned….

Factory Options

Car had air conditioning but was removed by me.
Car had power steering but was removed by me.
Car has factory aluminum trunk lid.
Car has factory aluminum radiator support.
Car had factory aluminum drums in rear but had to remove when installing Ford 9″.
Paint is black with a Black vinyl top.
Carmine interior with factory vinyl bucket seats
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Mods

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Short block 4 bolt main 388 stroker SB Chevy with Hyper pistons and reworked rods with ARP bolts and all the usual goodies in the short block
Mellings HV oil pump
Chrome 7 quart oil pan
Aluminum 215 Dart Pro1 angle plug heads with 2.05 and 1.60 valves
Aluminum full roller rockers
Hardened .100 longer push rods 1 piece
Aluminum Tall valve covers
Big Solid Cam and lifters.
Pete Jackson gear drive.(Suppose to be quiet)LOL!!
Aluminum timing cover
Aluminum electric water pump (blue)
Chrome 8″fluid damper
Chrome crank pulley
Polished aluminum Hurricane intake( gasket matched)
Aluminum 2 piece Holley 4010 750DP carb
K&N air filter assembly
Tricked out HEI Dist. with 50,000 volt coil
Blue Taylor Spiro Pro plug wires
Chrome alternator and bracket
Doug’s Headers (full length)
3″ exhaust with x pipe
3″ Flowmaster Delta Flow Super 40 mufflers
Soon will be getting 3″ exhaust cutouts(Race readies)
Aluminum drive shaft
Ford 9″ with 31 spline axles and 3.89 gears with a spool
New 11″ drum brakes in rear and rebuilt disk brakes in front
recently rebuilt and Tricked out 700 R4 trans with a 2800 stall converter
Aluminum radiator
SS upper Radiator hose
2 electric radiator fans (16″ in back pulling and 14″ in front pushing air)
Jaz 16 gallon fuel cell
Moroso Super fuel cooler
Electric Holley black fuel pump
SS braided -6 Fuel lines
Chrome fuel regulator
SS braided -6 trans lines
Big trans cooler
Battery has been mounted in the old spare tire area in battery box
Recently mounted master cutoff switch behind fold down license plate holder
B&M Mega shifter(was column shift before)
2 Jaz racing seats with red velour seat covers
Soon hope to get a VFN fiberglass cowl induction hood
BF Goodrich Radial T/A tires all the way around
4 15×7 Eagle Alloys 211 series wheels (copies of Torque Thrust II wheels)

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