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  1. Electrical Systems
    Hello everyone! I just purchased my first el camino, 1978. Granted, this Elco needs work. The previous owner broke the ignition switch and hot wired the el camino to start. Now I’m stuck with the task of trying to correct the wiring. I purchased a rebuilt tilt column and plugged it in, but of...
  2. Hey fellow Elkies, I just wanted to share a very upsetting situation with all of you. This happened to me this afternoon while pulling my 1972 customized El Camino onto the lift to replace all fluids as periodic maintenance. When I stepped on the brakes I noticed a harder pedal than usual...
  3. The engine block is corroded where the t-stat sits. Backstory: previous owner told me it’s always ran hot but he just used it around town so it never overheated...said maybe the temp gauge wasn’t accurate. Overheated on the way home (SW Arizona). So I decided to do a complete cooling system...
  4. Document your restorations and modifications
    I picked up this 1984 el Camino for a whopping 2700 bucks from someone local. Besides the massive hole in the hood it , it had a nice straight body. No real rust no bubbling. My wife thinks I paid too much. But I love it. I got a few odds n ends things from Dixie restoration depot. New window...
  5. Engine Topics
    I'm looking for a use 750 holley dp. I need the ultra race series. If not that's ok. It can be used needing rebuilt. I can purchase or trade parts for 70-72 elky. Let me know please if anyone can help
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