El Camino Central Forum banner
NEWS, ANNOUNCEMENTS, & SITE RULES Newsworthy Information

Site Rules

Please read before posting
361 3.8M
  • 361
  • 3.8M

Traveler's Aid Forum

The intent of this forum is that any NECOA member who has plans to take a trip by vehicle (any type) can post information about the trip, as in routes and approximate times at intervals of the route, at their choosing. This is solely for the purpose of seeking assistance from other members along this route,
257 73.6K
  • 257
  • 73.6K


6.2K 1M
  • 6.2K
  • 1M

ElCaminoCentral.com Site Issues & Website Help

Please post here any site-related issues/problems (no vehicle related questions).
1.5K 189K
  • 1.5K
  • 189K
New Members

For New Forum Members Only

Introduce yourself and tell us a little about you and your El Camino
72.8K 7.8M
  • 72.8K
  • 7.8M
Events & Projects

Other Events Discussed

Events not meeting the listing criteria for the NECOA Calendar of Events
2.9K 795K
  • 2.9K
  • 795K

60th Anniversary Celebration

A Forum for Threads related to the planning and conduct of a 60th Anniversary of the El Camino in 2019.
1.7K 150K
  • 1.7K
  • 150K

Preparing For The 60th Anniversary

A thread for members posting their progress and plans about attending the 60th Anniversary celebration in Arlington, Texas, October 11th & 12th, 2019.
83 13K
  • 83
  • 13K

All GM Carlsile

Current Year and Subsequent Years
1.5K 269K
  • 1.5K
  • 269K
Drivetrain & Performance

Ignition Upgrades & Discussion Forum

Ask our resident expert all your Ignition related questions...
6.7K 1.5M
  • 6.7K
  • 1.5M

Exhaust Systems

A Forum for the discussion of exhaust modifications or performance questions and responses
652 58.2K
  • 652
  • 58.2K

Engine Topics

General engine discussions.
87.2K 15.5M
  • 87.2K
  • 15.5M

LT1/LS1/EFI Tech

LT1, LS1 and EFI Conversions and Technical Information Discussed Here.
6.2K 1.7M
  • 6.2K
  • 1.7M

Performance Modifications

Discussion area for engine related performance upgrades
23.5K 4.6M
  • 23.5K
  • 4.6M

Transmission & Drive line

Discussion area from transmission and drive line questions
35K 7.7M
  • 35K
  • 7.7M

Brake Systems

Stop here to discuss broken brakes.
8.4K 1.9M
  • 8.4K
  • 1.9M

Performance Videos & Photos

A Forum for posting photos and videos of El Caminos in performance activities.
94 11.4K
  • 94
  • 11.4K
Body & Chassis

Body Restoration

Restoring the body, painting & exterior details
51.9K 11.8M
  • 51.9K
  • 11.8M

Electrical Systems

All things Electrical & troubleshooting
33.1K 7.8M
  • 33.1K
  • 7.8M

Interior Restoration

Tips & tricks for fixing up your interior
28.2K 6.9M
  • 28.2K
  • 6.9M

Heating & Air Conditioning Systems

Discussion area for your heating and air needs
10.7K 2.8M
  • 10.7K
  • 2.8M

Suspension & Steering

Discussion area for troubleshooting and performance upgrades
23.9K 5.5M
  • 23.9K
  • 5.5M

Wheels & Tires

Discussion area for troubleshooting and performance upgrades
8.5K 2.2M
  • 8.5K
  • 2.2M


Tips and tricks for making your El Camino shine
3.7K 841K
  • 3.7K
  • 841K
Build Forum

Document your restorations and modifications

A place to share your hard work with others
14.8K 2.4M
  • 14.8K
  • 2.4M
Technical Database

VIN Decoding

Vin decoding and more
3.2K 1.3M
  • 3.2K
  • 1.3M

RPO Codes

Regular production option decoding
2K 747K
  • 2K
  • 747K
General Topics

General BS Topics

Random BS'in, bench racing, tall tales....
146K 23.4M
  • 146K
  • 23.4M

Site Topics

El Camino Site discussion, suggestions, rules...
27.1K 3.6M
  • 27.1K
  • 3.6M

General Automotive News

Current Automotive News of interest to our members
610 123K
  • 610
  • 123K

Legislative Alerts

Specifically for Legislative concerns, either for or against our hobby.
814 199K
  • 814
  • 199K

Product Review

Share your experiences on El Camino related products ...
2.6K 875K
  • 2.6K
  • 875K

Tips & Tricks

Useful tips & tricks to make working on your El Camino easier.
5.9K 1.8M
  • 5.9K
  • 1.8M

Vendors Forum

Advertising (contributing) Vendors may post special deals in here.
1.1K 432K
  • 1.1K
  • 432K


El Camino Radio, Stereo and Audio Performance and Installation.
5.8K 1.7M
  • 5.8K
  • 1.7M

Other Vehicle Discussions

Discussions about vehicles other than the El Camino
4K 733K
  • 4K
  • 733K
For Sale and Wanted Items

Cars for sale

An area for members to buy, sell and swap vehicles. No parts, or references to other site ads, such as eBay or Craigslist, allowed here. You must have 25 posts minimum or be a site supporter to post items for sale here.
3.1K 1.1M
  • 3.1K
  • 1.1M

Parts for sale

An area for members to buy, sell and swap vehicle. No complete vehicles, or references to other site ads, such as eBay or Craigslist, allowed here. You must have 25 posts minimum or be a site supporter to post items for sale here.
24.9K 7.3M
  • 24.9K
  • 7.3M

Wanted Items

If you want or need it, post it here!
19.6K 4.2M
  • 19.6K
  • 4.2M

Ebay / Craigslist Alert

Let us know when you find El Camino related stuff...No personal E-Bay or Craigslist links
11.1K 2.9M
  • 11.1K
  • 2.9M

Buyer/Seller Feedback

This forum is for buyer/seller feedback and is to be used only by those members who wish to post about a good or bad buying/selling experience. All posts are moderated and may take up to 12 hours to appear in the forum.
575 147K
  • 575
  • 147K
Articles El Camino Articles, El Camino Howto's, El Camino Tips and Tricks
  • 38
  • 38K

NECOA Board of Directors

A collection of the names, user names, and eMail addresses of the Association's leaders
21 7.6K
  • 21
  • 7.6K

NECOA Board of Directors (Restricted)

NECOA Board members' information including phone numbers
4 457
  • 4
  • 457


A copy of the NECOA By-LAws
1 4.1K
  • 1
  • 4.1K

Body and Frame

40 100K
  • 40
  • 100K

El Camino Central

1 19.6K
  • 1
  • 19.6K

Electrical Systems

El Camino Electrical Systems
81 302K
  • 81
  • 302K


18 26.9K
  • 18
  • 26.9K


13 78.1K
  • 13
  • 78.1K
  • 85
  • 118K


El Camino Performance
10 80.4K
  • 10
  • 80.4K

Suspension and Steering

62 226K
  • 62
  • 226K

Transmission & Drive

11 58.1K
  • 11
  • 58.1K

Vin Decoder

Decipher those numbers into useful information here
3 244K
  • 3
  • 244K

Wheels and Tires

El Camino Wheels and Tires
4 53.5K
  • 4
  • 53.5K

Vendor Deals

31 8.6K
  • 31
  • 8.6K


Need to customize or repair your Chevy El Camino? Check out our selection of parts and accessories at CARiD.com, or give us a call at 800.505.3274 for professional advice. www.carid.com
230 120K
  • 230
  • 120K
Latest Posts See all new posts →
  1. Th400 to 7004 swap?

    Transmission & Drive line

    Air Conditioning & Heating Systems
  3. Transmission overfilled

    Transmission & Drive line
  4. 1980 El Camino

    Wanted Items
  5. Keyless start and remote

    Ignition Upgrades & Discussion Forum
See all new posts →