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#1035932 - 03/05/16 10:00 PM Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4  
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Feelin a bit Ticked off. So I bought a Jegster crossmember for my Monte with a 200r4 trans. I had one guy at Jegs tell me it will fit even though it is made for a 700r4 trans. Does not mention 200r4 period.

I mean how can I get a strait answer???? Is there a difference between the 700r4 and the 200r4 trans?? or do I just send it back and start over.......

#1035937 - 03/05/16 11:23 PM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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#1035938 - 03/05/16 11:35 PM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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#1035939 - 03/05/16 11:41 PM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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yeah, 700 and 200 are different. should have gotten one from iceman. lighter, probably stronger, and iirc cheaper


1985 Monte 406sbc, RHS ported 220s, Schoenfeld 1 3/4", 3" exhaust, Dynomax Ultra-Flo, Holley ported Strip Dominator, Dual Holley Blues, Holley HP 950, Comp roller 236/245, .570/.574
#1035947 - 03/06/16 12:41 AM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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Last I heard the iceman crossmember was $170 and Jegs is $130. Strange that Jegs would say that - they clearly list a different part number for the 700 and 200 on their website.

http://www.jegs.com/p/JEGS-Performance-P...150980/10002/-1


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#1035957 - 03/06/16 02:06 PM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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get the one for the th400! works perfect its in my car now. same dimensions as 200r4 where the mount goes. http://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS+Performance+Products/555/640603/10002/-1


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#1035985 - 03/06/16 07:42 PM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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Hi guys,
Thanks for the info. I actually heard this morning on my face book G body forum, that Iceman is the way to go as well. I am sending the jegster back and getting the Iceman crossmember.

#1035986 - 03/06/16 07:44 PM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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What are you using that jegster crossmember in? 87 Monte and it went right in? No modifications?

#1036155 - 03/10/16 02:37 AM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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the iceman one is one piece of solid chromemoly. csnt beat that.


1985 Monte 406sbc, RHS ported 220s, Schoenfeld 1 3/4", 3" exhaust, Dynomax Ultra-Flo, Holley ported Strip Dominator, Dual Holley Blues, Holley HP 950, Comp roller 236/245, .570/.574
#1036272 - 03/13/16 02:19 AM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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yes 87 with a th400 zero mods. I did mount it solid to the frame rails with grade 8 fasteners. my body mounts were worn out so the driver side hump barely touched the floor pan.


1987 Monte Carlo SS Pontiac powered project
too much time not enough money
#1036273 - 03/13/16 02:23 AM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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#1036377 - 03/15/16 09:11 PM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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Looks good,
I am going with the iceman crossmember

#1036454 - 03/17/16 07:05 PM Re: Jegster crossmember for my 85 Monte SS with 200r4 [Re: WESTWOODSS]  
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you'll just need to paint it. comes bare chrome moly steel. gonna have mine powdercoated.


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