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Owner: norabones
Cheverly: 1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SC
Displacement: 5.7 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 3212 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.41
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Description: (mostly) white 1986 Monte Carlo SC (base model)
Bought the car with few options, it has crank windows no rear de-fogger, essentially very base model. It thankfully did come with aluminum front and rear bumpers, I do not believe all g-bodies got these but mine did.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: 350 sbc 5.7l (removed all parts related to the original 305)
aluminum intake
edelbrock emissions headers
new spectre air filter
granny torque converter
low rear end gears (either 2.41 or 3.08)
B&M Megashifter ratchet shifter
aluminum 15x7 front wheels
exhaust cuts off directly after front wheels (headers run to single flowmaster muffler)
removed ac replaced with fiberglass heat only unit
removed smog pump, carbon canister and all associated emissions bits
removed all interior carpeting
removed all interior sound deadening
removed headliner to replace with foam and fabric
removed everything behind the dashboard (hvac venting)
removed windshield washer fluid reservoir
removed passenger door and cut out metal from the inside (maybe a pound or so) put the door skin back on and re-installed the door

Planned Mods: posi rear differential (currently has welded diff)
aluminum radiator/electric fans
lower ride height QA1 coilovers?
tubular control arms
rack and pinion steering saves 40-ish lbs iirc
t56 manual transmission
lighter hood probably end up with fiberglass 2/3/4 in cowl
aluminum or plastic fuel cell (smaller capacity)
fuel injection
aluminum heads, currently have iron '882 truck heads
lighter wheels CTW, GTA, Bassett, RPF1 or others with change of bolt pattern
aluminum bumper supports possibly custom tube front end
higher flow intake Holley strip dom, anything good/cheap rods/pistons
larger headers and true dual exhaust maybe dumpers
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 15 mpg(US)
EPA highway 23 mpg(US)
EPA combined 18 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 0 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 0 mpg(US)
90 days No data entered

(Created: 2016-11-28 13:32:02 / Modified: 2017-11-16 02:15:51)

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