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1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS

1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS in LaVergne Tennessee

$21,995
 
 Vehicle Description
Collector cars are consistently the most interesting segment of the hobby, as varied as the fingerprints of the guys who collect and build them. And while youve seen custom Monte Carlos before, this Darrel Waltrip homage 1987 SS is one of the most attention-grabbing NASCAR throw-backs weve ever featured. A slice of nostalgia that can actually be drive and enjoyed, this tribute #11 Monte is a very special G-body. br / brbr Sure its not original, but who cares? Hand-painted in an awesome and period-correct NASCAR paint scheme, the builders really captured the spirit of the time with this one. Featuring heavy-hitter sponsors everywhere you look (Budweiser, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Valvoline), this red-and-white Winston Cup racer is a head-turner that brings the crowds everywhere it goes. Who would have known that the chiseled, formal Monte Carlo would look so good as a stock car racer? The custom finish also seems to accentuate some of the details you miss when these cars are plain old black or white, namely the gentle sweep of the fenders with a secondary crease running just below the ridge, the smooth integration of the aero SS nose, and the aggressive slope of the Winston Cup Series race spoiler out back. Theres a period-correct safety net on the drivers side, four chrome hood pins on the bonnet, windscreen/rear glass center bracing, and blacked-out screens on the headlights to further the illusion, but those details have done nothing to get in the way of the street-legal status on this Monte. The paint isnt show-quality but was a solid application when it was finished, showing complete coverage and a good shine with only a few demerits to indicate its ever been used at all. Most of the SSs blacked-out trim remains black for a nice contrast to the paint scheme, and matches the black racing wheels to finish the look. br / brbr The interior remains fairly close to a stock Monte Carlo SS, which offers buckets, a floor shifter, and plenty of luxury features that youd never find at a NASCAR race unless you went into the parking lot. But there are some performance-spec things sprinkled in too, most notably the non-functional roll bar (installed to complete the look), the four-point Racequip safety harnesses, the Bamp;M floor shifter, and the auxiliary gauges in the center of the dash. The burgundy velour upholstery is in great condition and the seats are just the right combination of comfortable and supportive. The gauges are fairly comprehensive given the SSs mission and luxury options include cold A/C with R134a refrigerant, power windows and locks, a tilt steering column, cruise control, and a JVC AM/FM/CD stereo that sounds great. The leather-wrapped wheel helps with the sporty demeanor but if you want to take four people across the country in comfort, few cars will do it better than a Monte Carlo, especially with that giant trunk, which also features a full-size spare and jack set.br / brbr The only engine available for a Monte in 87 was Chevys venerable 5.0 liter L69 V8 with a 4-barrel carburetor. With great torque and a throaty V8 rumble, this is a deserving descendant of the full-sized muscle cars of the past, and because of what this car is emulating, its been built up with a .030 overbore, a Thumper cam, and long-tube headers. Chrome Moroso valve covers and a matching air cleaner add a little flash, but other than those slight deviations the engine bay is largely stock. It has always been properly maintained, so everything in the engine bay looks good-to-go and it has plenty of grunt, as youd expect from a snarly small block Chevy V8. Underneath its all original and shows a few signs of age on the unfinished parts, but careful care is evident everywhere you look, although there is a dual-to-single-to-dual exhaust system to improve the soundtrack a bit. A 700R4 4-speed overdrive automatic transmission feeding a 10-bolt with 3.73 gears was standard equipment, so the Monte is both quick on its feet and an easy cruiser on the highway. Distinctive black racing wheels wear traditional 255/60/15 Goodyear Eagle white-letter radials to finish the period-collect look.br / brbr You wont be looking for attention in this car, itll find you. Fortunately, when it does, itll also find a very well-built and nicely finished Darrel Waltrip tribute car that runs and drives extremely well. Boogiddy, boogiddy, here you go! Call today!br/br/
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Vehicle Overview
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Monte Carlo SS
Model Year
1987
Price (USD)
$21,995
Basic Vehicle Specifications
Vin #
1G1GZ11G6HR112582
Doors
2
Transmission Type
Automatic
Exterior Color
Red
Mileage
73106
Advanced Vehicle Specifications
Body Style
Coupe
Interior Color
Burgundy
Engine
Gasoline
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 Dealer Location
Streetside Classic Cars Nashville (189)
6000 Reliance Dr
LaVergne Tennessee 37086
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Streetside Classic Cars Nashville(189)
6000 Reliance Dr
LaVergne, Tennessee 37086
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