An automatic transmission, power steering and power front disc brakes were standard equipment. The later rear-wheel-drive generations did not incorporate the trend of uni-body construction that became more prevalent in the early 1980s as automakers downsized their vehicle lines to satisfy increasing demand for after the and the. The success of the Monte Carlo and Pontiac's similar Grand Prix led to several new personal luxury cars from competitors, including subsequent , the , the and restyled , and even high-line versions of the , which got a swoopy new coupe design for 1974. If you need to remove any file or want to see the images, please contact original image uploader or browse out there. Sports two-tone leather Black and Silver. The swiveling Strato bucket seats plus console and floor shifter were still optional with knit cloth or vinyl upholstery.
This problem was driving me nuts and I actually hooked up a toggle switch to the compressor till I figured out the problem. A at Chevrolet's Flint, Michigan assembly plant where most Monte Carlo production was scheduled during the early months of the 1970 model year immediately following the car's introduction on September 18, 1969 limited overall model-year sales to 159,341; short of the projected 185,000. I thought my car didn't have them and assumed I had two wires burned together causing the problem. Exterior: Competition Yellow with Galaxy Silver ground effects. The Monte Carlo Custom badging was similar to the Impala Custom. Our 1971 Chevrolet Monte Carlo repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 1971 Monte Carlo, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide.
The Turbo Hydra-matic transmission was included standard equipment. This generation of the Monte Carlo was the last 2-door non-truck vehicle featuring 6-passenger seating, although bucket seats were available as an option with a floor-mounted shifter. Archived from on June 10, 2016. The new car rode on an updated chassis shared with the Lumina, Pontiac Grand Prix, Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, , and Buick Regal, and by its nature was the first Monte Carlo. This left dealerships with only a small shipment of 1971 models built before the strike in stock until the strike was settled in mid-November 1970, and then slow-going in reaching normal production levels until around January 1, 1971.
Total production numbers for the final year of the rear-wheel drive Monte Carlo was 30,174 — almost half of the 1987 numbers. The Monte Carlo Turbo appeared slightly different from other Monte Carlos that year because in addition to the turbo motor it also was equipped with a small hood scoop on the left side of the hood. Thanks, Joe Joe, from inside the car looking at the glove box, there is an air outlet on the bottom of the dash. After the discontinuation of the rear-drive Monte Carlo after 1988, the nameplate was revived in 1995 for the fifth-generation, a front-drive, V6-powered coupe based on the sedan. The 1978 model was 700-800 lb lighter and some 15 inches shorter than the 1977 model.
Sports leather Ebony Black seats with Ebony and Gray leather-wrapped steering wheel. While the big Monte Carlo was the dominant body style in the late 1970s, winning 30 or so races, the downsized and cleaned-up 1981 body would only take two checkered flags in the 1981 and 1982 seasons when it was run. It also had Turbo 3. You can also find other images like wiring diagram, parts diagram, replacement parts, electrical diagram, repair manuals, engine diagram, engine scheme, wiring harness, fuse box, vacuum diagram, timing belt, timing chain, brakes diagram, transmission diagram, and engine problems. The new layout was first known as the A-body Special, but would evolve into its own class known as the. The other engines' compression ratios were decreased to use regular leaded, low-lead, or unleaded gasoline. Interior Dimensions What Dimension Head room-front 37.
Cloth interiors were also offered with both bench and bucket seats. I never knew those relays were there. During those early months, Monte Carlos were in short supply, with full-scale production not happening until February 1970, leaving many would-be buyers disappointed after going to their Chevrolet dealers and finding no Monte Carlos in stock. On the base model, the previously standard 3. The standard powertrain was the 350 cu in 5. General Motors has released this statement: On Tuesday, June 19, 2007, the last two 2007 Chevrolet Monte Carlo models rolled off the line at the Oshawa Assembly Plant. The vehicle was discontinued due to declining sales in coupes in general and the company's plans to the , which would cannibalize sales of the Monte Carlo.
As factory support ended at Ford and Chrysler, the stock-car racing mantle switched to independent teams and sponsors, who overwhelmingly chose Chevrolets over Ford and Chrysler products due to Chevy's much greater availability and affordability of over-the-counter racing parts through the Chevy dealer network. The car was driven by the main character Detective Alonzo Harris, played by actor. Though derided by some for its indistinct lines called the 'Lumina Carlo' and its front-wheel drive drivetrain, the fifth generation sold well enough for Chevrolet to continue the line with a more original redesign in 2000. A mid-1990s article in the magazine Chevrolet High Performance stated that the first generation Monte Carlo was known to Chevrolet management under the working name Concours. Do you think I should replace that relay or should I just leave it disconnected? The interior is from a Grand Prix and is blue in color. A 1979 Monte Carlo modified to a , was also heavily featured in the 2001 movie.
The interior of the 1973 Monte Carlo featured an all-new, wraparound cockpit-style instrument panel, similar to that found in some contemporary , and , in which gauges and various instruments were centered within easy reach of the driver. The Turbo Hydra-Matic optional and a required option for the 400 and 454 V8s. Weight distribution was 57% in the front and 43% in the rear. From 1972 until the car's end of production in 1988, the Monte Carlo was campaigned in racing. The 5 spoke diamond cut wheels featured a black stripe through each spoke and Dale Jr. Two-door models would have a 112 in 2,845 mm wheelbase, 116 in 2,946 mm for , and 121 in 3,073 mm for. Interior trim received only minor revisions this year with upholstery choices including cloth, velour and vinyl in both base and Custom trims.
Each year featured a different color and all cars were limited to production numbers, however; all cars did have some things in common. The simulated burl elm trim was retained. However, a number of sources indicate that Chevrolet built virtually all 1974 Monte Carlos with the Turbo Hydra-Matic transmission. Mechanically, the most significant change was that variable-ratio power steering became standard equipment for the first time. Archived from on June 10, 2016.