This site is dedicated to my former '88 Monte Carlo SS. It was built in 2003, and sold in 2011.
The G-body Monte Carlo SS is a great platform to start with, but needs some help in the performance department. It's anemic carbureted 305, automatic transmission, and undersized brakes are the main drawbacks. With the help a few good friends, we transformed this once mild-mannered SS into a sinister machine. A ZZ4-cammed 355 fed with Tuned Port Fuel Injection replaced the HO 305. A 5-speed manual transmission was bolted in place of the 200-4R automatic. Finally, 17" wheels, bigger brakes, and an upgraded suspension round out the upgrades. The finished product looks like it rolled off the assembly line this way and wasn’t hacked together. My goal was to make it run like hell, handle great, and stop on a dime. In other words -
Just click on the SS above to read on and find out how we built this car!