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06-22-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By ZIPPY02

Taking Monte to the track

The Monte is back at home, again! It was gone for almost a year, had it for a month and then back to the shop for a different torque converter. Jheesh, it never ends...

This Saturday at our local...
06-21-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39
6th Gen ('00-'05): In serious need of a grille
Views: 1,841
Posted By ZIPPY02

Hi, see that is the thing, I kept striking out at...

Hi, see that is the thing, I kept striking out at trying to get one 3D printed. Never looked at getting one modeled. Seems like it was to large for most anyones 3D printer. I have a friend with a...
06-21-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 39
6th Gen ('00-'05): In serious need of a grille
Views: 1,841
Posted By ZIPPY02

Hey, it is not a problem getting you a tracing of...

Hey, it is not a problem getting you a tracing of the grille. I was just commenting on my efforts and the potential cost to have them made. I will for sure make one for you, nothing to me. I would...
06-21-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
6th Gen ('00-'05): Monte Carlo LS touch up paint
Views: 263
Posted By ZIPPY02

Well I believe about anything you do will still...

Well I believe about anything you do will still be noticeable. Just practice on nondescript area on the car first. There is a company called Dr. Color Chip that gives you a kit that works fairly...
06-21-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By ZIPPY02

Well that was a horrible cringe worthy moment. I...

Well that was a horrible cringe worthy moment. I say you chose the right one, save the Monte! Too bad it was the mother of all pot holes, your luck seems to be like mine. What should have been a...
06-20-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 39
6th Gen ('00-'05): In serious need of a grille
Views: 1,841
Posted By ZIPPY02

Well I have looked into having one of these made....

Well I have looked into having one of these made. My friend owns a water jetting company. Says he could do most everything out of aluminum. But then thinks the perimeter would need some CNC work done...
06-19-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
6th Gen ('00-'05): Stock wheel painting!
Views: 312
Posted By ZIPPY02

Very nice, what a great transformation. Nice to...

Very nice, what a great transformation. Nice to see the custom touch still happening. Bet it took a few to prep the wheels, but it was worth it. Like the darker appearance it give your Monte. Like...
06-19-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 659
Posted By ZIPPY02

This looks like one here, the 4th one down. What...

This looks like one here, the 4th one down. What happened curb rash?


https://www.originalwheels.com/chevrolet-wheels/montecarlo2005rims.php
06-09-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 338
Posted By ZIPPY02

Nice find, I actually like it a lot as it seems...

Nice find, I actually like it a lot as it seems to fit us die hard Monte owners. I mean with your Pace Car Edition when you have it out driving about, bet there are multiple personality times that...
06-09-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
7th Gen ('06-'07): Front Bumper Cover Replacement
Views: 345
Posted By ZIPPY02

Hello and Welcome to the forum! :thumbsup: ...

Hello and Welcome to the forum! :thumbsup:

Here is the long and short of the bumper cover swap.

Yes it will bolt on and fit decently enough.

Yet there are body lines on the Montes fender...
06-07-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By ZIPPY02

Hello Carrie and Welcome to the MCF :thumbsup: ...

Hello Carrie and Welcome to the MCF :thumbsup:

Happy to have you here with us. My country playlist is like way hardcore country, like waaay hard country. What wait, so you drive a Ford Escort and...
06-07-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By ZIPPY02

Here is my Monte. Look at areas of the exhaust...

Here is my Monte. Look at areas of the exhaust that have straight type metal pins. Then you will see how they are inserted into rubber hangers. These are the rubber pieces that tend to rot and break....
06-07-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 226
Posted By ZIPPY02

Gorgeous Monte, still have the factory wheels...

Gorgeous Monte, still have the factory wheels too, that's extra nice. I can see it even has the hard to find ash tray cup and the removable cup holder insert. These little details escape most people,...
06-07-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By ZIPPY02

Hi and Welcome to the forum. Your Monte sounds...

Hi and Welcome to the forum. Your Monte sounds nice.

Truth is it will be a hard sell to any members here as we all have our own setups.

You would have to live in some ones close proximity and...
06-07-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By ZIPPY02

X2, I have had mine break and leave my exhaust...

X2, I have had mine break and leave my exhaust hanging. On the long straight part it has the appearance of a large 2" diameter rubber O-ring. Clips behind a tab then stretch onto the exhaust pipes...
06-07-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
MotM Nominations: June 2017 MOTM Nominations
Views: 4,696
Posted By ZIPPY02

Man where you been, the forum has changed bud,...

Man where you been, the forum has changed bud, there is no longer such thing as MOM, Weird, right. This place is not your Old MCF, yikes...:eek:

We are missing so many key members, guess a fair...
06-07-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 367
Posted By ZIPPY02

Been a minute, nice to see you are still rockin...

Been a minute, nice to see you are still rockin your Monte. We are left to wonder when some members ghost out for awhile (like me) if they sold off their Monte for a Mustang or such. Good to hear...
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06-07-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By ZIPPY02

Mel, thanks my man! I do remember a while back...

Mel, thanks my man! I do remember a while back you posting pics of your award winning Monte being entered in some huge events. You actually have a very trick Monte Carlo. Don't know if many somewhat...
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06-07-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By ZIPPY02

We can team up with your beautiful Monte and mine...

We can team up with your beautiful Monte and mine and make a clean sweep at events...:eek:
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06-07-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By ZIPPY02

Well Dane is Dane, he does have some powerful...

Well Dane is Dane, he does have some powerful cringe worthy skits.

Actually the mat came off of Amazon, like $50 for a 9'x12' section, bought 2 sections. It is not the highest quality, recycled...
06-07-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By ZIPPY02

Yes, it will handle the strain / stress much...

Yes, it will handle the strain / stress much better than a single clutch too.
06-06-2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By ZIPPY02

Similar problems in my GMC truck. Drove for 2...

Similar problems in my GMC truck. Drove for 2 weeks with no signals of hazards, luckily the brake lights still worked. Replaced the whole turn signal hazard assembly. Same thing, ended up being a...
06-06-2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By ZIPPY02

Hello and Welcome to the MCF! :thumbsup: How...

Hello and Welcome to the MCF! :thumbsup:

How does your new audio system sound. had mine redone and to be honest I felt the factory had an overall better sound. Have had 3 different shops fiddle...
Forum: Off Topic
06-06-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 371
Posted By ZIPPY02

Hey bud, would this be what you are looking for....

Hey bud, would this be what you are looking for. Lifted it off of eBay... :eek:

What is going wrong where you are down to using the Lemon Law option? But it is there for people to use. Best of...
06-06-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 21,681
Posted By ZIPPY02

Sams Monte skin being stripped and readied for...

Sams Monte skin being stripped and readied for attaching it to the Art Morrison Enterprises custom frame, made especially for the Monte Carlo body.
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