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  1. 305 intermittent rough idle popping from exhaust

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    Hi guys it's been a while since i posted but I've got a problem that just wont seem to go away. Got a 305 with a few mild mods (headers, carb, intake ignition) that has been running weird lately. It pops from the exhaust and idles roughly. Car is a 3rd gen Monte Carlo with an hei dizzy using a...
  2. 305 cheap build (need opinions)

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    I have a 87 Monte Carlo LS with what I believe to be an HO 305. The reason why I'm not sure is because it's made of so many different car's parts. Not sure if the engine is stock but the head's casting was 081 so I assume it's an HO. From research I found that it's an LG4 which was machined for...
  3. Monte carlo rwd conversion

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    Looking to do a five speed rwd drive monte carlo. Got the engine and other details figured out...but having trouble finding a strong five speed trans. 700R4 trans are pretty hard to find so i'm not counting on finding a manual version. Bolting this to a 4.3liter possibly as large as a 454 if it...
  4. AC Compressor Clutch - '79 Monte Carlo

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    Last summer I had the my AC system in my 79 Monte converted to R-134a, but immediately after fixing it the repair shop found the clutch to be smoking after running it for about 5 minutes. They quoted me like $500 to replace the entire compressor/clutch assembly, and I just let it drop. Since its...
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