1986 Monte Carlo SS - 305/T5

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The Details

Owner:

Marc Hichens

Webpage:

http://www.my-rides.garage-scene.com/1986_montecarloss.htm

Literature Citations:

NA

Engine:

1986 L69 305 cubic inch Chevrolet V8 (standard bore)
stock pistons; 9.5:1 compression
all emissions controls intact

Cylinder Heads:

stock cast iron; stock valves; stock valve springs

Induction:

stock aluminum intake; TD Performance 1-inch aluminum carburetor spacer; stock L69 Quadrajet (17086003) [stock primary metering; "CE" secondary metering rods]

Fuel:

stock fuel tank (GM306A)

Ignition:

stock distributor; ACCEL® HEI Super Coil; stock sparkplug wires; stock ECM; ADS® Super Chip® (8605-A) for F body with manual transmission

Exhaust:

Edelbrock T.E.S.® (6879), uncoated; stock L69 catalytic converter; stock after-cat y-pipe; dual Flowmaster® 42043
2-inch 2-chamber mufflers; stock tail pipes

Camshaft:

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

Cooling:

Value Line 3-row; copper/brass radiator (562); stock fan; Flex-a-lite® thermostatic clutch (5557B)

Transmission:

1989 V8 F body Borg-Warner World Class T5, upgraded with SuperDuty gearset (Hanlon Motorsports HMS410004);
ratios: 2.95, 1.94, 1.34, 1.00, 0.63

Flywheel:

153-tooth Chevrolet, standard weight (GM 14088650)

Clutch/Pressure Plate:

Hays 10.5-inch Street clutch disc (55121)/parts store remanufactured pressure plate; Hays short release bearing (70-101); Moroso roller pilot bearing (41100)

Shifter/Knob:

Hurst Competition Plus shifter (391 0032); white Hurst knob with 5-speed pattern under lens (163 0061); 1983-1985 F body lower shifter boot (GM 140694408)

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:

1978-1987 GM V6 A/G body (GM 473725); owner-fabricated transmission mounting pad; TRW solid rubber transmission mount (83119); catalytic converter support bracket eliminated

Driveshaft:

1986 Monte Carlo SS shortened 3 inches

Rear Axle:

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

Front Suspension:

stock F41; stock 32-mm sway bar

Rear Suspension:

stock F41; stock 22-mm sway bar

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 1986 Monte Carlo SS (single diaphragm)

Wheels:

stock 1986 Monte Carlo SS

Tires:

BFGoodrich Radial TA 235/60/15

Best e.t.:

14.610 @ 93.5 mph (using Hoosier QuickTime DOT 245/60/15 tires inflated to 15 psi)

Weight:

3558 lbs with 180-lb driver (~¼ tank of fuel)

 


Originally Released 03 November 2002

updated 17 March 2010