1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo User Reviews

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Jarred writes:
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loud engine and sharp body

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0-60 in 35 seconds... enough said

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Project Car — the tranny had bad slippage and the brakes were iffy. really loose steering but the body was in great shape. the 4.3 liter engine used oil... a lot of oil and gas milage wasnt the best. it is a car to drive on a slow sunday cruise

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Adam writes:
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DONUTS AND BURN-OUTS!!!!

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141 HP

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It Was A Nice First Car — i like the fact that it was rear wheel drive, however it did not have enough power and it was an automatic. it had very nice handleing as far as drifting is concerned, especialy concidering it had under 150hp and weighed a million lbs. i would have much rather prefered an ss over the 4.3L. two peices of advice: flip the throttle body cap upside down, and saws-all the muffler off lol.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Steve4130 writes:
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Reliable

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cheaply made

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Chevrolet Monte Carlo Ss — Drove for about 10 yrs. No problems! Just maintainance. Decided to upgrade the 305ci to a 350ci made a big difference. 1yr after upgrade had an engine fire and it melted the poorly made plastic blower housing which spread the fire into the passenger compartment. Total loss.

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Cordia_6 writes:
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Big, nicely styled.

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The 305

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Count Of Monte Carlo — Runs and drives great, the 305 can stay until I'm ready ($$$) for an LSx swap. The body is in great shape, and I got it for a hell of a price, and even drove it home. You cant beat that for a project. A few minor things and this can be a DD.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Matt writes:
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Im the second owner

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Needs a paint job

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Gonna Sell It. — Once again, another awesome ride. Got a good deal on it, swapped the crappy 305 out for a better built 350. Has decent power, wish i had more... interior is like brand new. Very clean, could use a paint job.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Brian writes:
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it was my grandma's

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nothing, I love this car.

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Monte Carlo. Nuff Said. — They don't make cars like this anymore. It's actually steel. Rides like a Cadillac. Looks better than anything curvy or egg-shaped, or hybrid. Cheap to fix, easy to work on, great car for a beginner restorer, or a seasoned race car driver. Not for sale, sorry. ;)

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Joshua writes:
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love this car and once i get it where i want it it will be a true head turner

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needs alot of work on the little things

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Great Car — Car is a great car decent power and pretty rlighiable. only had one problem with it so far. but slowly finding other things that need to get fix due to previous owner's cutomization. this car is a nice cruiser. however highway driving it seems to need another gear runs about 3000 rpm at 65.

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Brad writes:
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power and noise

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gas mileage

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Monte Carlo — it has amazing power very noisy not very good gas mileage it needed a litle work it will easily burn out also has a 4 speed manual transmission nice paint job with a hood scoop also has a sunroof too

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Christian writes:
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sweet lookin car Great body No rust

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Motor was shot but it getttin fixed

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My Best Car — this car i bought from a used car dealer back in january ive always wanted a monte carlo and i found this one it only has slight damage to a rear quarter panel and im going to replace it anyways.. its a solid car barely ne rust rocker panels are solid im fixing up the motor for it and ima repaint it and throw a spoiler on it

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Tony writes:
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Heavy and very powerful if you have the right engine and trans.

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eats gas really bad and doesn't handle very well :[

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Not A Family Sedan — Handling is quite bad but, what can you expect from a car that was supposed to me a Demo Derby car. the car weighs about 4,500lbs stock but my dad reinforced the frame cause like I said it was supposed to be a demo derby car so the car weighs a ripe 7,250lbs now :O! But the raw power of this 1985 Monte Carlo CL 305 C.I. is definitely a fun car to drive. I bought this car for $100. These cars have a lot of potential like all muscle cars do. The imports are just jealous they cant shake the ground like the American Muscle can :]

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