1977 Chevrolet Monte Carlo – Lowrider Magazine

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If there is one thing that all Lowrider builds have in it’s the fact that always some sort of or motivating factor behind the itself. In many cases, it can be a in the family, a build for a spouse, or a lifelong love affair a certain make or model. In the of Alex Garza’s ’77 Carlo, the motivation stemmed a promise.

Alex’s quest for the Monte began as he decided to for a car to build after one of his good a friend with whom he to ride motorcycles with, was by a drunk driver while his motorcycle. Herein lies the Alex gave his word to his and mom after the tragedy that he never again ride bikes, and that he would build himself a Lowrider.

During the process, Craig had on the phone with House of and was told that they a couple of older cars in booth for SEMA. Craig them the rendering of the Monte and they were blown They immediately requested and the car to appear in their booth. The of such great exposure heavily on Alex. Having to SEMA before, I knew was at stake, and I was not going to let my friends with this build.

I knew that I was going to to go into overdrive with one, he says with a

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Work began for the crew at a pace. Once my partner, Brown, and I got the car dismantled, I was ready to get the redone. I called an old friend in Peter Tapia, who deserves all the for the re-chroming of the car, from top to and from front to back, comments.

During the time that the car was while being chromed and Dion Guiliano, Nino Rich Wyman, and myself on the interior down at the Mob Shop. The Mob took great care their work, handling from the fiber glass to the carpeting, he says, giving where credit is due. in BMW Leatherette material, the spice and tan inserts were the perfect for what was to become the Microphone

Alex’s road to the perfect did have one major pitfall, After blowing up my stock at the Majestics’ picnic, I sent my car to Johnston and Nickaracci, and they the motor with a 1977 350 four bolt main a cam, lifters, aluminum Edelbrock Carb, electronic pump, dual electric and aluminum radiator and turbo 350 Juan, from Performance Off installed the exhaust.

Now that the car was nearly complete, all it was audio, which was added as the step in the build. The stereo was built by Rich Wyman and The system consists of 4 Kicker L7 subs, 2 Addictive Audio and 2 Addictive Audio 6×9’s in the deck, powered by 1 Addictive 10.4 4 channel amp, 1 Audio 200.1 mono and a JVC head unit, he says.

sounds indeed, but what can you expect from a Microphone

When we asked Alex why he to build this car, he us that it was built for a couple of It was built in honor of my mom, who passed away from … in 2006. Most it represents the promise that I to her about selling my street and building a Lowrider, he says

It was also built for my uncles, who me what Lowriders were all when I was a kid. What a way to a promise, Alex.

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