1978 Monte Carlo SC - 350/T10

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The Details

Owner:

Andy Constantine

Webpage:

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Literature Citations:

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Engine:

1996 ZZ3 350 cubic inch Chevrolet V8 (standard bore) (GM 10185072)
cast hypereutectic aluminum pistons; 9.8:1 compression ratio

Cylinder Heads:

Corvette cast aluminum, 58-cc combustion chambers, angle spark plugs, screw in rocker studs (GM 10185087); stock valves; stock valve springs; 1.94-inch intake valves (GM 10168509), 1.50-inch exhaust valves (GM 10168514); chrome silicone wire valve springs with damper (GM 10134358)

Induction:

1996 ZZ3 Bow-Tie aluminum dual plane intake manifold (GM 10185063); Edelbrock 600-cfm carburetor (1406), electric choke; K&N 14-inch filter; 1970 Chevrolet high performance air cleaner housing (GM 6423907)

Fuel:

stock fuel tank (GM306A)

Ignition:

1996 ZZ3 GM HEI distributor (GM 1103436), Moroso 8-mm sparkplug wires

Exhaust:

Edelbrock T.E.S.® (7879); ceramic coated; custom y-pipe (Mathewson’s Automotive, Renton, WA); Random Technology 3-inch high-flow catalytic converter (903000); custom 2.5-inch after-cat y-pipe (Mathewson’s Automotive, Renton, WA); Dynomax 2.25-inch SuperTurbo mufflers; custom 2.25-inch tail pipes (Mathewson’s Automotive, Renton, WA)

Camshaft:

GM Performance hydraulic roller tappet (GM 10185071), 0.474-/0.510-inch lift, 208º/221º duration @ 0.050-inch lift; 1.5:1 stamped rocker arms

Cooling:

3-row radiator; stock fan; stock fan clutch

Transmission:

1977 Borg-Warner Super T-10;
ratios: 2.64, 1.75, 1.34, 1.00

Flywheel:

153-tooth Chevrolet, standard weight (GM 14088650)

Clutch/Pressure Plate:

Centerforce 10.4-inch Dual Friction disc and pressure plate set (DF271874)

Shifter/Knob:

Hurst Competition Plus shifter (391 5405); Hurst installation kit (373 8609); Hurst white knob with 4-speed pattern under clear lens (163 7626); stock upper shifter boot (GM 459505); reshaped the floor to reposition the stock shifter hump, rearward, for the T10 shifter.

Clutch/Brake Pedals:

1978-1981 GM A body

Clutch Linkage:

1978-1981 GM A body mechanical

Bellhousing/Fork:

1978-1981 GM A body bellhousing (casting 462606, 606 cast onto inside of fork ballstud boss) and fork (GM 14007356); fork boot (GM 14007355); dust shield (GM 472858)

Crossmember:

1978 V8 Monte Carlo (GM 473721); stock transmission mount (GM 472143); catalytic converter support bracket eliminated

Driveshaft:

1978 Monte Carlo; TH400 front yoke

Rear Axle:

7.5-inch ring gear; limited slip; 3.08:1

Front Suspension:

Hotchkis springs (1902F)

Rear Suspension:

stock F40

Front Brakes:

stock 10.5-inch disc

Rear Brakes:

stock 9.5-inch cast iron drum

Master Cylinder:

stock 1516-inch bore

Brake Booster:

stock (dual diaphragm)

Wheels:

front: Centerline Billet 16 × 7
rear:  Centerline Billet 16 × 8

Tires:

front: BFGoodrich Comp T/A ZR245/50/16
rear:  BFGoodrich Comp T/A ZR255/50/16

Best e.t.:

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Weight:

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Originally Released 02 January 2004

updated 26 February 2012