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About monte70car

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  1. monte70car

    No sale

    Oh I know Rob. Even telling people there is more money in the build then the asking price and send more pictures to those that asked never heard back from them. MC1of80, I had listed a 72 u code Monte that me and my late father had started building as a pro-street car. We weren’t trying to build a race car just something to cruise around in.
  2. monte70car

    No sale

    After listing my 72 back in October it looks like it will be just sitting. So many people either low balling or thinking the price was wrong. Had one guy ask me what I was smoking because of price. To many toys no time to enjoy them.
  3. monte70car

    Transporting monte shell from Texas to Seattle

    Since you are talking about just the body $1500 is probably going to be the cheapest. A transport company will look at the man power needed to load and unload and how to keep everything from being damaged. Even doing it in a container would be the same. I went 18 hours round trip to pick up a roller 5 years ago and had to replace straps as the body wasn’t bolted down to the frame.
  4. monte70car

    Rad bushings

    If that’s the case is there a big washer that sandwiches the bolthead and the frame?
  5. monte70car

    different 700R4's ?

    Darren, here is one option: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/prf-60109/ Or this: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/aww-500412/ A cruise control brake switch is in my 70 and a manual toggle switch. The toggle switch stays in off and when the brakes are applied it disengages.
  6. monte70car

    different 700R4's ?

    Darren, here is one option: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/prf-60109/ Or this: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/aww-500412/ A cruise control brake switch is in my 70 and a manual toggle switch. The toggle switch stays in off and when the brakes are applied it disengages.
  7. monte70car

    different 700R4's ?

    Darren, here is one option: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/prf-60109/ Or this: https://www.summitracing.com/parts/aww-500412/ A cruise control brake switch is in my 70 and a manual toggle switch. The toggle switch stays in off and when the brakes are applied it disengages.
  8. monte70car

    different 700R4's ?

    Darren, there used to a 700r4 harness available at Summit racing. There is a pressure port on the drivers side of the transmission. Having a threaded Speedo cable sounds like an older trans or maybe someone changed the trail housing.
  9. monte70car

    Overdrive transmission supplier recommendations

    I have two Bow tie overdrive 700r4 their stage 2 transmission. Both transmissions have a 2200-2400 stall and B&M trick shift fluid. One of the 700r4 is in a 3200lbs car with a 355 small block and a 3.70 rear gear. Car moves really great, at one time we threw a 5.13 gear in the rear and was able to cruise in the 2,000 rpm at 55mph. The other one is in a 3820lbs Monte with a 402 big block and a stock 2.73. Yes a 2.73 gear ain’t ideal when you are trying to cruise in the 2,000 rpm range. But the car is perfectly happy stays right in the 1,650-1,700 range running 55-60 mph. And when you get down on it the car doesn’t wait it picks up and goes. Now the 2.73 gear does make it slow off the line but it makes up for it by speed. If you call bow tie overdrive they will take the time and go over everything with you on the phone they will suggest a stall that will work with your setup and supply what you. On ours they even tested they before they were shipped across country. With a 700r4 they recommend using a turbo350 yoke as it’s the same spline as the 700 but it’s thicker. A 200r4 has a closet gear set in it where the 700r4 has a deep first gear (3.06).
  10. monte70car

    Aftermarket Temp Gauge

    You can add a water temp sender to the intake if you have an opening. Or you can get a spacer to raise the thermostat and allow for a sending unit to go there. If the TCS is hooked up you may want to leave it, if it’s not hooked up you can remove the TCS. Just remember to drain the coolant below the head or you will have a mess.
  11. monte70car

    msd ignition box

    My is behind the dash and all the wires run through the firewall. I removed the a/c.
  12. monte70car

    Dragging front brakes

    Someone at a eastern meet had the same problem and it came down to the calipers being bad.
  13. monte70car

    Fuel injection kit

    Holley just came out with a sniper spreadbore EFI system.
  14. monte70car

    Staggered or non staggered

    It’s non staggered. They are asking where the shocks are at. I’ve only seen one company ask that due to them putting one caliper in front and one towards the rear.
  15. monte70car

    Drivers headlight wiring socket bad

    Can you post a picture of your headlight plug? What Rod stated above is true the right side is connected to the left plug. So you would have two light green wires and two tan wires on the drivers side.
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