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Forum: ElCaminoCentral.com Site Issues & Website Help 12-11-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By elcodude
Thumbs up We're moving

Here's hoping it all goes well!
Forum: Site Topics 12-11-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By elcodude
upcoming migration

What exactly is an "upcoming migration" ?
Okay nevermind .. I missed the entire thread!
https://www.elcaminocentral.com/showthread.php?t=246368
Forum: Document your restorations and modifications 12-03-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 821
Posted By elcodude
Looks like this ...113030 ...

Looks like this ...113030

https://www.ebay.com/itm/1955-1956-Chevrolet-B-A-210-150-Steering-Column-Smooth-Collar-for-Floor-Shift/264301562203?hash=item3d8999c95b:g:Rg8AAOSwFNZWz6Ln
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-03-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By elcodude
Here 'ya go ... 113024

Here 'ya go ...
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Forum: Engine Topics 11-01-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By elcodude
X2 what JJ said. There are a lot of threads on...

X2 what JJ said.
There are a lot of threads on this subject - you just have to use the search feature.
I used all the info and made a lift bracket to jack up the engine, and remove the motor...
Forum: Interior Restoration 11-01-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By elcodude
Replacing chrome trim 5th Gen El Camino door panel

This is what I did (took it a step farther) to replace the trim.
Post #22 Page 2 has an update with new pics of the process.

https://www.elcaminocentral.com/showthread.php?p=1412433#post1412433
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Forum: General BS Topics 10-26-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By elcodude
Just curious - any actual Caravans to the event,...

Just curious - any actual Caravans to the event, or stories? Pics?
There was some talk of group trips- did anyone share the trek?
Forum: Other Vehicle Discussions 10-25-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,695
Posted By elcodude
Like a DUMMY, I sold it a couple years after I...

Like a DUMMY, I sold it a couple years after I got it painted and detailed to my standards. It was flawless, inside and out. Every week, (it was just like the one Jeff posted) I spent at least an...
Forum: Other Vehicle Discussions 10-23-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,695
Posted By elcodude
First chevy

Okay Roger, here ya' go ...

The first Chevy I bought was my '78 El Camino, (this is what it looked like in 1982)
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But, the first CAR I bought was in 1970.
It was a 1964 Pontiac Grand...
Forum: Body Restoration 10-20-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,128
Posted By elcodude
switching

I think the person to talk to would be Rick, aka old goat he has a really nice '85 with a '79 front end conversion.
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-16-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By elcodude
JJ is right, and Robert's info is useful to...

JJ is right, and Robert's info is useful to correct this problem.
I had the same problem on my '78 in 2006 when I replaced the dash lights, and I used the same method.

If you read steps 20 - 22,...
Forum: Announcements 10-14-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,575
Posted By elcodude
Guilt-free BUMP See 60th Photos needed!

Guilt-free BUMP See 60th Photos needed!
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-09-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 435
Posted By elcodude
I totally agree, as I have done the same in the...

I totally agree, as I have done the same in the past. Welcome back JJ! Been on vacation?
I believe he is from * EDIT* Charlotte ... "His birthday is 2 days before the Charlotte auto fair"
Forum: Site Topics 09-10-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 51
Sticky: Poll: 2020 Calendar Interest??
Views: 3,003
Posted By elcodude
Calendar Pics

Will do - and done!
Thanks Ken!
Forum: Announcements 09-10-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,575
Posted By elcodude
Calendar Pics

Ken, I got your email and sent the information - thanks for going above and beyond!
Forum: Body Restoration 09-06-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,329
Posted By elcodude
78 custom grille

Okay Rich thanks! Only one compliment (post #4) per thread allowed! LOL
Forum: Body Restoration 09-06-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,329
Posted By elcodude
'78 custom grille

You are welcome! Hard to believe I did that 4 years ago and it still looks good.112070
Forum: Site Topics 09-04-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Sticky: Poll: 2020 Calendar Interest??
Views: 3,003
Posted By elcodude
Calendar Pics

I'm finally gonna try this year! Now, I need a camera.

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Forum: Body Restoration 08-18-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By elcodude
Jerry, I searched for years for a better...

Jerry,
I searched for years for a better looking grille for my '78 - and found nothing I liked.
Most of the aftermarket billet options are for '82 -'87 since the '78 & '79 were most likely too...
Forum: Region 18 (CA) 08-14-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By elcodude
This post was from 2016, Don's birthday is...

This post was from 2016, Don's birthday is FEBRUARY 29, and the person that responded today (Tryhardpls) is most likely a spammer - since what he writes includes links to unrelated subjects, and is...
Forum: Engine Topics 08-12-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By elcodude
Good to know you fixed the problem ... glad we...

Good to know you fixed the problem ... glad we could help.
Forum: Engine Topics 08-10-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By elcodude
78 just died

If you have not already checked or replaced these lines - start here it is a common problem that causes the fuel pump to suck air.

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Forum: Engine Topics 08-02-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By elcodude
It looks as though he has been gathering...

It looks as though he has been gathering information since 2015 when he joined. (His first post today) I found this article where he posted comments in March 2016 with the same questions, then bumped...
Forum: Interior Restoration 08-01-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,888
Posted By elcodude
EDITED Installing new door panel chrome

REPLACED PICS (deleted photobucket account)

Installing new door panel chrome trim & door pulls

I had driven my base model El Camino for 10 years in 1992, when I decided that I was tired of the...
Forum: General BS Topics 07-30-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 493
Posted By elcodude
Wow! So my Elco is worth $500 now? I may have...

Wow! So my Elco is worth $500 now? I may have sell it! :cali:

Anyone else notice that his '81 has a very hard to find front clip from a '78?
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