Modifications / Repairs Made to my '86 SS Monte Carlo

     
 
  • 9-21-2001 - Installed Sony Xplod Stereo from '85 SS
  • 9-21-2001 - Replaced front speakers with Rockford Fosgate 50W 3.5s
  • 9-21-2001 - Replaced back speakers with Pioneer 2-way 120W 4x10s
  • 9-21-2001 - Installed Boss amp and 8" subwoofer tube from '85 SS
  • 9-27-2001 - Four used tires
  • 12-24-2001 - New rear tires
    • BF Goodrich Radial T/A
    • P245-60R15
  • 4-5-2002 - Removed subwoofer tubes and installed a competition bandpass box with two Sony Xplod 700W 10" subwoofers
  • 4-13-2002 - Replaced front steering system
  • 5-4-2002 - Exhaust system replaced
    • Aftermarket catalytic converter
    • Flowmaster 2.5" two-chamber mufflers
    • All piping from catalytic converter back (stock Y-pipe setup)
  • 5-17-2002 - Spark plugs replaced with AC Delco R43TS (a fairly cool plug)
  • 5-17-2002 - Spark plug wires replaced
  • 5-17-2002 - Cap & rotor replaced
  • 5-25-2002 - Rear shocks replaced with Gabriel Red Ryder Gas
  • 5-25-2002 - Replaced oil sending unit
  • 6-22-2002 - New front tires
    • Sonar S-505
    • P215-65R15
    • 45,000 mile life
    • "S" rated
  • 10-1-2002 - Tilt-steering tightened
  • 10-1-2002 - Front brakes replaced
  • 10-1-2002 - Front rotors replaced
  • 10-1-2002 - Front bearings replaced
  • 11-x-2002 - Exchanged Rockford Fosgate front tweeters under warranty
  • 11-29-2002 - Installed used Sony 10-CD changer
  • 12-26-2002 - Installed new cruise control signal lever
  • 12-26-2002 - Painted backside of dash gauge plate to reflect more light to gauges
  • 1-x-2003 - New water pump
  • 2-1-2003 - New front tires
    • Fulda Assuro
    • P225-50R15
    • 50,000 mile life
    • "H" rated (130 MPH)
  • 2-3-2003 - New ball joints (Moog brand)
  • 2-x-2003 - New oxygen sensor
  • 2-x-2003 - New MAP sensor
  • 2-x-2003 - New front shocks
  • 2-x-2003 - Heated front springs to lower front end
  • 3-1-2003 - New air filter housing
  • 3-1-2003 - New K&N filter
  • 3-29-2003 - Heater core replaced
  • 4-19-2003 - Carburetor rebuilt
  • 9-8-2003 - Trasmission front seal, rear seal, bushing, filter, and pan gasket repaired or replaced
  • 9-x-2003 - Radiator replaced
  • 12-x-2004 - Rebuilt transmission installed
    • Raybestos Blue Plate special clutch kit
    • Kevlar-coated intermediate band
    • Rebuilt direct clutch drum
    • Heat-treated sun gear shell
    • Hardened stator support
    • Intermediate billet servo, 11% higher than Grand National
    • 13-vane high-capacity pump
  • 5-x-2005 - Radiator replaced
  • 6-x-2005 - Rear end gear replaced with another 3.73 and posi unit
  • 7-x-2005 - Trasmission internals and valve body transferred to another transmission case
  • 11-x-2005 - Transmission shift points and valvebody pressures checked and corrected
  • 12-x-2005 - Replaced driver's side door bushings and had door bent upward for proper re-alignment
  • 12-x-2007 - New windshield
  • 11-x-2008 - Replaced emergency brake contact switch
  • 11-x-2008 - Replaced driver's side electric window motor
  • x-x-2011 - Replaced passenger side electric window motor
  • 11-x-2011 - '86 SS MONTE SOLD
 


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