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Old 06-18-2003, 11:49 PM   #1
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hey one of my friends has a 83 monte carlo no ss and i tried to look up what kinda engine they have on the internet with no sucess, he says he wants to race me but im not sure somebody told me that its not that fast bc of gas restrictions or something...? what am i up against?
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From what I can find the car has 175 horse and weighs alot more then yours... You will kill this thing.
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i agree, although the ones with V8s have some nice pull..
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yea he says that its a v8 305(i think thats cubic inches)
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Right you are. That is a 305 cid (cubic inch displacement). Ours is 3800 cubic centimeters or 3.8 liters (231 cid)
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305'* are sad. If he dropped in a nice 350 though, thats another story.
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[quote="BonnieBoiMN"]


UPDATE!!!! I don't own it yet, but This thursday June 18, I plan on buying it unless the mechanics find something dire with it! I'm a day or less away from owning my first bonnie!!!!

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ummm... i think you'll be more than a day away from owning it if u still think thursday is the 18th jk
what ever happened ?? what did the mechanic tell ya?? is it back yet? DO U OWN IT YET?
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Congrats Dude your going to have alot of fun with your new ride.
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the monte ss engine doesnt have lots of hp but it has i think 230 tq try www.montecarloss.com im their everyday (i love the monte carlo ss)
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175 HP @ 4800 RPM (flywheel)
230 ft/lbs @ 3200 RPM
1984 through 1988:
180 HP @ 4800 RPM (flywheel)
225 ft/lbs @ 3200 RPM

if u get it make sure to get some nice headers i have heard they free up some nice hp
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