1986 Monte Carlo SS - 305/T5

 

 

The Details

Owner:

J. Matthew Daugherty

Webpage:

www.spots.ab.ca/~jmd/
www.monte-list.com/html/images/matthew_daugherty/

Literature Citations:

NA

Engine:

1986 L69 305 cubic inch Chevrolet V8 (standard bore)
stock pistons, 9.5:1 compression
full 1986 Camaro TPI VIN F emissions

Cylinder Heads:

stock cast iron; stock valves; stock valve springs

Induction:

1986 GM TPI F-body intake; 1988/1989 Firebird TPI air ducting; 1986-1989 MAF sensor, injectors and throttle body; SLP airfoil (22100)

Fuel:

 

Ignition:

1985-1991 TPI big-cap HEI (cap takes screws, not L-shaped hold downs); MSD spark plug wires (3119) and button (8412); Delco module, coil, and cap; 1986 fuel injection ECM (GM 1227165); owner-programmed Atmel 29C256 EPROM

Exhaust:

Hooker 2050 headers, Jet-Hot coated; Stage 8 fasteners; stock L69 catalytic converter; custom fabricated 2.25-inch exhaust system; Maremont mufflers

Camshaft:

1987 Chevrolet L69; stock lifters; stock pushrods; stock rocker arms

Cooling:

 

Transmission:

1988 V8 F body Borg-Warner World Class T5; rebuilt October 2002 by owner;
ratios: 2.95, 1.94, 1.34, 1.00, 0.63

Flywheel:

153-tooth Chevrolet, lightweight (GM 14088646)

Clutch/Pressure Plate:

RAM 10.5-inch clutch disc, pressure plate, and release bearing set (88730); roller pilot bearing (GM 14061685)

Shifter/Knob:

Hurst Competition Plus shifter (391 5032) with tweaked chrome handle for console clearance

Clutch/Brake Pedals:

1978-1981 GM A body

Clutch Linkage:

1978-1981 GM A body upper pushrod and bellcrank (lower arm of bellcrank tweaked for O2 sensor/oil filter clearance); significantly shortened late 1960s GM A body lower pushrod assembly (elbow GM 551165; rod GM 9779202)

Bellhousing/Fork:

1983 V8 F body bellhousing (casting 14060627) and fork (GM 14037647); fork boot (GM 14007355); dust shield (GM 14079901)

Crossmember:

1986 200-4R Monte Carlo (GM 14063883); moved forward one bolt hole, modified with extended bolt-on tab to reach the transmission mount; Energy Suspension urethane transmission mount (3.1108); catalytic converter support bracket eliminated

Driveshaft:

aluminum; 3.5 inch; Spicer universal joints (front: 5-213x; rear: 5-212x)

Rear Axle:

stock 7.625-inch ring gear; limited slip; 3.73:1

Front Suspension:

1995 9C1 GM B body spindles; Global West Suspension Systems tubular upper control arm kit (CNR-88-C; includes tubular upper control arms and Del-A-Lum bushings for stock lower control arms); stock lower control arms; Eibach springs (3803.140; includes front/rear springs); stock F41 32-mm sway bar; Energy Suspension polyurethane end links (9-8119); Moog lower balljoints (K6145-T)

Rear Suspension:

stock upper control arms; stock lower control arms; "El Secret Recipe Chop Chop" springs; stock shock absorbers; no rear sway bar

Front Brakes:

1995 9C1 GM B body calipers; Praise Dyno Brakes 1989-1992 1LE specification cryogenically treated and slotted Stage II rotors and pads

Rear Brakes:

9.5-inch aluminum drum; Praise Dyno Brakes shoes

Master Cylinder:

stock 1516-inch bore

Brake Booster:

1988 Monte Carlo LS (dual diaphragm)

Wheels:

stock 1986 Monte Carlo SS

Tires:

BFGoodrich Radial TA 235/60/15

Best e.t.:

NA

Weight:

NA

 


Originally Released 17 November 2002

updated 26 February 2012