WHERE THE MONEY WENT
1984 Chevy Monte Carlo: $3,500
Paint & body: $500
SS front fascia and hood: $350
Wheels: $600
Tires: $450
Engine block (used): $1,200
Rotating assembly: $1,500
Rings & bearing: $300
Machining: $700
Cam: $300
Lifters: $250
Pushrods: $100
Rockers: $250
Timing set: $100
Cylinder heads (used): $700
Intake manifold: $200
Carburetor: $600
Distributor: $225
Ignition box: $450
Plug wires: $100
Oil pan: $200
Oil pump: $100
Gaskets: $300
Nitrous: $600
Headers: $800
Mufflers/collectors (used): $200
Fuel system: $1,000
Radiator: $200
Water pump (eBay): $150
Cooling fan: $150
Trans: $600
Converter (used): $300
Shifter: $150
Rearend: $1,800
Rear suspension: $500
Front suspension: $200
Brakes: $350
Seats: $200
Gauges: $200
Roll cage: $400
Harnesses: $150
Total: $20,725

By THE NUMBERS

’84 Chevy Monte Carlo
Mark Cisneros, 35 • Leander, TX
Total cost to build: $20,725
ENGINE
Type: Chevy 427ci small-block
Block: World Products block, bored to 4.125 inches
Oiling: Melling oil pump, Canton 7-quart pan
Rotating assembly: Eagle 4.000-inch forged crank
and 6-inch steel rods;
forged 12.0:1 JE pistons
Cylinder heads: Pro Topline 235cc
aluminum castings with 2.08/1.60-inch
Ferrea stainless steel valves;
COMP springs, titanium retainers,
and stud girdle
Camshaft: COMP 280/290-at-0.050 solid roller,
0.630-inch lift, 114-degree LSA
Valvetrain: COMP Endure-X lifters,
Crane Gold 1.5:1 rockers,
Cloyes double-roller timing set
Induction: Edelbrock Super Victor intake manifold,
Holley 2-inch spacer
and 1,050-cfm carburetor
Ignition: MSD billet distributor, 6A ignition box,
timing retard box,
Soft-Touch rev control box,
two-step box, coil, and plug wires
Power-adder: Nitrous Express Gemini plate
nitrous system (200 hp)
Fuel system: Product Engineering 460-gph pump,
dual Holley regulators, RCI 10-gallon fuel cell
Exhaust: Hedman 1 7/8-inch long-tube headers,
dual 3.5-inch Flowmaster mufflers
Cooling: Griffin radiator,
Flex-a-lite electric fans, Meziere water pump
Built by: Mark Cisneros/Pflugerville Machine

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission: GM TH400, Hughes 3,500-stall
converter, Hurst Pro-Matic shifter
Rear axle: Moser 9-inch rearend,
33-spline axles, 4.11:1 gears, and spool
CHASSIS
Front suspension: Moroso 250-lb/in springs,
Competition Engineering shocks,
sway bar delete
Rear suspension: factory coil springs,
Competition Engineering shocks,
custom sway bar
Brakes: factory 10-inch discs, front;
11-inch second-gen F-body discs, rear;
Hurst line lock
WHEELS & TIRES
Wheels: Centerline Convo Pro 15x3.5
(1.5-inch backspace), front;
15x8.5 (3.5-inch backspace), rear
Tires: Mickey Thompson 26x4.5x15, front;
28x10.5x15, rear