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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)

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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

Specs

?????

Factory Options

pretty much standard except for t tops

Mods

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

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