The Paint: Original White, repainted in a base/coat, clear/coat, wet sanded and buffed to a high shine, and subtle silver flames on the front.
The Engine: Dart Iron Eagle block, loaded with all of the right components to produce 628 horsepower, and 580 lb.ft. of torque. Built by a very high quality machine shop. Aluminum heads, hydraulic 248 full roller cam, Aluminum intake manifold, Custom headers, Holley 1050 Dominator Carburetor, 10.25:1 compression, all very well built to run on premium unleaded fuel.
The Transmission: GM Turbo 400 3 speed automatic, shift on the column, very nicely built to handle the horsepower, and operate well for every day use.
The differential: Ford 9” with 3.73:1 gears, 35 spline axles, and ARB air locker (post-traction)
The Suspension: Factory independent front, rebuilt with new bushings, ball joints, 2” drop axles, springs and shocks
Rear, Ladder-bars with coil over shocks, drive shaft loop.
The Interior: Original Burgundy cloth bench seating, restored to include matching door panels, head liner, and carpeting, matching rear seat, all original functioning gauges and accessory gauges, excellent dash pad.
Power 4 wheel disc brakes
“Front-Runner” serpentine belt system
MSD Electronic ignition
Heavy duty aluminum radiator with dual electric fans
All lights work
All of the gauges work
Wind Shield wipers, horn, and heater all work
Turn signals work and cancel
Factory tilt steering column with original SS steering wheel
Fiberglass hood with 4” cowl induction hood scoop
Original AM/FM Stereo with Cassette
Full 3” Exhaust system with flex joints
15” Polished “Weld” Wheels with Hoosier radials on the front, and M & H Drag radials on the back
If you’re the type pf person that likes the best of both worlds, or would like to be in terms of the Classic car you own and drive, well, this Monte Carlo SS may be the exact car you need!
This 1986 Chevy Monte Carlo is a very smooth comfortable, easy to drive anywhere, high performance machine as you will ever find. What do I mean by that? Well, in addition to the comfort, style, and smoothness this particular Monte Carlo provides, this SS has one of the best built engines I’ve seen in a long time. the Dart Iron Eagle block, set up the way this is, you just turn the key to light off this amazing power plant, pull the transmission in gear like any other car, and your cruising around with 628 Horses at the ready whenever you are.
The engine and drivetrain in this Monte Carlo is all but unbreakable, and believe it or not, this Monte, has Air Conditioning, power steering, and power 4 wheel disc brakes! I’m here to tell you, that’s not an easy task to pull off.
You want to cruise to car shows, cruise-ins, maybe a rally, or a nice extended road trip, and all at the same time, run in the 11 second bracket in the quarter mile? In the classic car world, that’s pretty unique!
This Monte Carlo SS has enjoyed long term ownership, and as such, has been very well maintained, and taken care of. Super fun to drive, you won’t have to worry about overheating, as this Monte Carlo’s cooling system is as well built and reliable as the rest of the car.
The undercarriage of the Monte Carlo is clean, and dry, and the suspension is set up properly as well. Add to all of this a deep sounding 3” dual exhaust system, perfect stance, and nice wheels and tires, this SS does a very fine job of multi-tasking, as it checks a lot of boxes in the desirability column! Excellent car!