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07-28-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By Ace25

I too, don't mean to "car jack" a thread that's 9...

I too, don't mean to "car jack" a thread that's 9 years old... However I did find good info here, it just wasn't my problem... Mine didn't throw any specific wheel codes, just the generic ABS...
07-28-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Ace25

Yes, my brake light would stay on all the time. ...

Yes, my brake light would stay on all the time. Found the problem; see attached picture. The plastic clip that is supposed to keep the harness in place, no longer works as intended, with the clip...
07-26-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By Ace25

ABS, Trac Off, Brake, Service Traction System.

ABS, Trac Off, Brake, are all lit when starting car and "Service Traction System" lights when starting the car :-( ... I had this happen 1 other time when I did my Cold Air intake, the ground...
07-07-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By Ace25

Welcome to the Monte forums Daryl, There is a...

Welcome to the Monte forums Daryl,
There is a plethora of information here if you do a little searching. I'd verify the VIN first: https://gsi-cs.ext.gm.com/dealerworld/vincards/pdf/vincard06.pdf ...
07-06-2018, 05:00 PM
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6th Gen ('00-'05): Knock Retard - Timing Advance
Views: 321
Posted By Ace25

Knock Retard - Timing Advance

About 5 years ago I gave my 05 SS an upgrade: full headers, stage 2 intercooler, cam, valave springs, pully drop to 2.8, cold air intake ets; programmed my own custom tune, ran it for 80K miles of...
07-06-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
6th Gen ('00-'05): Monte Carlo LS touch up paint
Views: 268
Posted By Ace25

My 2 cents worth: grab the vin / paint color and...

My 2 cents worth: grab the vin / paint color and any NAPA or auto paint store can match up a pint of paint for you. (I have 5 kids, they like to paint, but I don't let them paint on my car :P LOL) ...
07-06-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By Ace25

Tony Stewart is a "trim" package as far as I...

Tony Stewart is a "trim" package as far as I know... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8kjTQE0V38 take a look at that, pretty sure it's the same for all of our cars... ;-)
07-06-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
6th Gen ('00-'05): Timing Chain 05 SS
Views: 712
Posted By Ace25

ran for 200 miles; then left me at the side of...

ran for 200 miles; then left me at the side of the road again. This time keyway on cam shaft was slightly slotted out, so timing had to be off just slightly; (which I think was the reason for...
06-19-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
6th Gen ('00-'05): Timing Chain 05 SS
Views: 712
Posted By Ace25

Buddy asked same question about double roller...

Buddy asked same question about double roller breaking... ZZperformance.com is where all my goodies came from; double roller's don't break on a v-8; why on a v-6? I'm unlucky, so $800 head job,...
06-19-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
6th Gen ('00-'05): Timing Chain 05 SS
Views: 712
Posted By Ace25

need to look at slip: I think it was 3 valves;...

need to look at slip: I think it was 3 valves; the guides / full head job; $750 Car is back together, runs well, drives well; has good power; SOUNDS like a F'ing Diesel truck at idle to 1500+...
05-31-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
6th Gen ('00-'05): Timing Chain 05 SS
Views: 712
Posted By Ace25

timing chain back on... pin broke on the double...

timing chain back on... pin broke on the double roller that i had on there :-( I was not lucky, got valve problems... pulled the heads.. Pistons look good, which is nice; Heads are on the way...
05-30-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
6th Gen ('00-'05): Timing Chain 05 SS
Views: 712
Posted By Ace25

2K is WAY too much for timing chain... bad time...

2K is WAY too much for timing chain... bad time of year for me, or I would seriously be the DIY... can take a week off of work for that... and NO way is it going to take like 4+ days... 2K is...
05-29-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
6th Gen ('00-'05): Timing Chain 05 SS
Views: 712
Posted By Ace25

Timing Chain 05 SS

I've searched... maybe I missed something, but my 05 SS left me on the road today :-( had it towed, and I'm being told the timing chain broke... ( $2,000 before other items are found, is what...
08-17-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
6th Gen ('00-'05): 275/40 R17 tires - Factory rims
Views: 978
Posted By Ace25

A while back I broke / stripped a stud, the...

A while back I broke / stripped a stud, the replacement just barely went in, / had to tap it with a hammer at an angle till it popped. I suppose I just need to take the rotors off and then longer...
08-16-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
6th Gen ('00-'05): 275/40 R17 tires - Factory rims
Views: 978
Posted By Ace25

@turbo monte, how the ?!?! are you getting 665...

@turbo monte, how the ?!?! are you getting 665 WHP ???? What are your ET's on that?
"665whp 584wtq 93 octane+meth 26psi"

Below sounds like your old seutp:
[email protected] 2.3sec 60ft (old setup...
08-05-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
6th Gen ('00-'05): 275/40 R17 tires - Factory rims
Views: 978
Posted By Ace25

I have a set of Race Star 17 x 8.0 ET with a...

I have a set of Race Star 17 x 8.0 ET with a 24.5" offset. I can just barely catch an extra long mag nut (with no washer) There is no inner rub with that offset. I can't find any lug nuts that...
08-05-2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
6th Gen ('00-'05): 275/40 R17 tires - Factory rims
Views: 978
Posted By Ace25

I'm going to need an 8" wide rim for that and...

I'm going to need an 8" wide rim for that and factory is 6.5" I think factory offset is 52mm as well.

SOOO I think I'm looking for a 17" x 8" rim in the 5x115 bolt pattern with about a 25 to...
07-29-2017, 11:09 PM
Replies: 8
6th Gen ('00-'05): 275/40 R17 tires - Factory rims
Views: 978
Posted By Ace25

275/40 R17 tires - Factory rims

I know the factory tires for my 05 are 235\55 R17. I'm wondering if anyone has put 275/40 on the same factory rims?

I ran over here and did a comparison: https://tiresize.com/comparison/ ...
11-01-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 23,749
Posted By Ace25

If you have a 2004 Monte SS that is NOT...

If you have a 2004 Monte SS that is NOT supercharged, you have the L36 that will have a 3.29:1; If you have a standard LS Monte with the 3.4L engine, then 2.86:1 is the number you are looking for...
10-02-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Ace25

130K on a set of tires ???? :D WOW that's more...

130K on a set of tires ???? :D WOW that's more than my beast has on the odometer...
10-01-2016, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Ace25

Need some new 17" tires -recomendations?

I have been going through tires lately, I just don't seem to get the mileage that they are rated for. I've had an alignment and can rotate every 5K miles but the insides of all 4 tires will be down...
Forum: Off Topic
05-06-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 703
Posted By Ace25

Hey BOYS (and Girls) :P I haven't been on here...

Hey BOYS (and Girls) :P I haven't been on here in a long time; :-S gave a budy a ride in my 05 the other day, attempted to get on it a little and remembered why I can't punch it till I'm going at...
05-22-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,528
Posted By Ace25

You can spend anywhere from $200 - $800+ on...

You can spend anywhere from $200 - $800+ on headers. Speed Daddy is probably the cheapest; I did the pace setter ceramic ones, as long as everything is lined up good, I didn't have any problems...
05-21-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,528
Posted By Ace25

What state are you in / what king of "inspection"...

What state are you in / what king of "inspection" do you need to pass? I did headers with a cat delete, & went back to stock mufflers (the others were too loud for my liking) Yes, EGR programing...
07-03-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Sticky Header thread
Views: 11,331
Posted By Ace25

I blew out a band clamp about a month ago... 2nd...

I blew out a band clamp about a month ago... 2nd time; depending on how much HP you are cranking, welding, or at least spot welding might be recommended. (unless you like your Monte sounding like a...
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