1986 Monte Carlo - 350/T5

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The Details


Kenny Norton



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1970 350 cubic inch Chevrolet V8 (0.030 overbore)
4 bolt main; 10.44:1 compression; Speed Pro hypereutectic flat top pistons (H345NP30); Wheeler Motorsports nodular steel crankshaft (51334); Wheeler Motorsports stage 1 connecting rods (1016); ARP main bearing cap studs (134-5601); ARP Wave-Loc® rod bolts (134-6403)

Cylinder Heads:

305 HO (14014416), ported, valve sizes increased to 1.94-inch intake/1.50-inch exhaust; intake port is gasket matched, exhaust port is "D" ported and polished; 58-cc chambers; Erson Cams valve springs; Crane Cams rocker stud girdle (11600-1); 


Weiand X-CELerator intake manifold (7546); Edelbrock Performer 750-cfm carburetor (1407), electric choke; 2-inch phenolic 4-hole carburetor spacer


stock fuel tank (GM306A)


1986 Chevrolet HEI distributor, owner modified to include mechanical advance; ACCEL® coil (110-8140); ACCEL® Super Stock Spiral Core sparkplug wires (5041R); Thermo-Tec 0.50-inch i.d. Thermo-Sleeve (14005); Champion spark plugs (RV12YC4)


Hedman long-tube headers (68316); Mr. Gasket copper seal gaskets (610130); dual 2.5-inch pipes stepped up to 3 inches; dual Spin Tech Pro Street 3-inch mufflers (6441); 3-inch turndowns in front of the rear axle


Comp Cams hydraulic flat tappet (XE268H), 0.477-inch/0.480-inch advertised lift, 268º/280º advertised duration, 110º lobe separation angle, camshaft installed 2º retarded; Erson Cams 1.5:1 intake roller rocker arms (928001), Crane Cams 1.6:1 exhaust roller rocker arms (11746-16); Erson Cams fixed idler gear drive (992000)


1982-1992 F body aluminum radiator; 1988 2.5-L Chevrolet Celebrity electric fan, relay, and connectors


1983-1987 V8 F body Borg-Warner non-World Class T5;
ratios: 2.95, 1.94, 1.34, 1.00, 0.63


153-tooth Chevrolet, lightweight (GM 14085720)

Clutch/Pressure Plate:

Hays clutch disc and pressure plate (490-85-102); short release bearing; Moroso roller pilot bearing (41100); ARP flywheel bolts (100-2801)


Hurst Competition Plus shifter (391 5032); Hurst Classic black knob with white engraved 5-speed pattern (163 0104); Hurst shifter boot (513-114-8429) on a mini console made from the base of a B&M automatic shifter

Clutch/Brake Pedals:

1986 F body pedals and pedal bracket; mounting tabs from a G body pedal bracket added to match G body firewall

Clutch Linkage:

1992 F body hydraulic hydraulic master/slave cylinder assembly (GM 12527718)


1984-1992 F body bellhousing (casting 14075723) and fork (GM 14075725); fork boot (GM 14075724); dust shield (GM 14079901)


1986 200-4R Monte Carlo (GM 14063883); relocated by welding tabs to the insides of the frame rails and drilling new holes; stock transmission mount (GM 25504736)


1986 Monte Carlo shortened 3 inches

Rear Axle:

stock 7.5-inch ring gear; Eaton limited slip (19663-010); National Drivetrain 4.56:1 (GM7.5-456EC)

Front Suspension:

stock F41; Energy Suspension polyurethane control arm bushings (3-18110); Moog springs (5664) cut 1 coil; KYB GR-2 shock absorbers (343127); stock 32-mm sway bar; manual steering box from a 1991 S-10 truck

Rear Suspension:

BMR Fabrication, Inc. lower control arms (TCA003), includes polyurethane bushings, owner-fabricated lower control arm relocation brackets (relocated 2.5 inches down); BMR Fabrication, Inc. upper control arms (UTCA007), Competition Engineering drag launch springs (47520), removed pigtail and 3/4 coils; KYB GR-2 shock absorbers (343157); 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:

1987 Monte Carlo (dual diaphragm)


ACRA Custom Wheel; one-piece cast aluminum; directional; 16 × 8 inches (3.75 inches backspacing)


Front: Firestone Firehawk 245/50R16
Rear:  Goodyear Eagle GS-C 245/50R16

Best e.t.:



~3200 lbs without driver


Originally Released 25 May 2003

updated 18 March 2012