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Forum: Document your restorations and modifications Yesterday, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Old Bear
Rowan You can add images as attachments...

Rowan

You can add images as attachments after 25 posts.

Yet today, you can add them to your GARAGE along with info on your El Camino.

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As a new NECOA member, you have access to a...
Forum: Document your restorations and modifications 12-05-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Old Bear
Here is a little info on Protect o Top for...

Here is a little info on Protect o Top for different years.
Also includes info on other options.

https://www.elcaminocentral.com/showthread.php?t=15071...
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 11-22-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 553
Posted By Old Bear
Welcome from another blue '70 across the...

Welcome from another blue '70 across the continent.
Forum: Brake Systems 11-20-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By Old Bear
Once you know your booster can hold a vacuum,...

Once you know your booster can hold a vacuum, look at these resources from Fauxrs (Eric) regarding adding a vacuum pump.
...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-19-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By Old Bear
Here is a post with links to wiring diagrams. ...

Here is a post with links to wiring diagrams.
https://www.elcaminocentral.com/showthread.php?t=27190&highlight=wiring+diagrams
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-19-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By Old Bear
Here is some info about your backup lights. ...

Here is some info about your backup lights.
Your 1968 is a 3rd Generation El Camino.

Note that the 1968 has backup lights in the rear bumper (sometimes this gets changed by owners through the...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-19-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By Old Bear
There are other owners on the islands. I think...

There are other owners on the islands.
I think it will help to update your profile.

Click this link: . https://www.elcaminocentral.com/profile.php?do=editprofile
Then add information like your...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-17-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By Old Bear
I believe the '68 horns are located similar to...

I believe the '68 horns are located similar to the '70.
If not, others are encouraged to correct me.

The find the two actual horns (trumpets):
Open and raise the hood.
Look just in front of...
Forum: Engine Topics 11-17-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By Old Bear
High Temp Engine Block Ceramic Paint. ...

High Temp Engine Block Ceramic Paint.
...
Forum: Interior Restoration 11-16-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 628
Posted By Old Bear
My spare is on a 15 inch rally wheel and a...

My spare is on a 15 inch rally wheel and a narrower tire.
This lets it fit better.
I choose a diameter of the tire which is very close to the 255 55 17 tire rim combination.
I took the approach...
Forum: Body Restoration 11-12-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,584
Posted By Old Bear
Metallic Silver shiv steel? Appropriate for a...

Metallic Silver shiv steel?
Appropriate for a Killer.
Forum: Body Restoration 11-10-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,584
Posted By Old Bear
Sounds like we should anticipate the ...

Sounds like we should anticipate the
"Unmasking of a Killer"
"Killer to be Revealed - Film at 11:00"
"Catch a Killer - Tune In and Turn Up the Volume"
Forum: Transmission & Drive line 11-10-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By Old Bear
Check the shape and count the bolts. ...

Check the shape and count the bolts.

https://www.elcaminocentral.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=19282&stc=1&d=1393263616
Forum: Engine Topics 11-10-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By Old Bear
Deanna Think of the power train of your El...

Deanna

Think of the power train of your El Camino as a system. Each part of that system not only contributes to the overall performance, yet it influences the other parts of the system. This is...
Forum: Engine Topics 11-09-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By Old Bear
Elly Girl Possibly Ralph (HotRodElCo) can...

Elly Girl
Possibly Ralph (HotRodElCo) can provide an update on the BluePrint crate engine he installed into an El Camino in 2014. If it is still local, he may have heard comments on reliability,...
Forum: Region 6 (FL) 11-09-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By Old Bear
You could do this too. ...

You could do this too.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wp6r7UtjLQ
Forum: Brake Systems 11-07-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,827
Posted By Old Bear
Glad the hydroboost brake system worked well for...

Glad the hydroboost brake system worked well for you.
Looking forward to the images of your installation.

www.HydraTechbraking.com (http://www.hydratechbraking.com/products.html) is my thoughts...
Forum: Region 6 (FL) 11-05-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 772
Posted By Old Bear
So it's at Home Depot and looks like the new...

So it's at Home Depot and looks like the new California temp tags.
If I went into the store, I would be looking for the fur coat with a smaller poodle type dog under each arm.

Do you think it is...
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 11-03-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By Old Bear
Bob, Click on the GARAGE link in the top post.

Bob, Click on the GARAGE link in the top post.
Forum: Engine Topics 11-02-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By Old Bear
Moving from Daylight Saving Time to Daylight...

Moving from Daylight Saving Time to Daylight Losing Time. :cry:
It's a tragedy. Dark when you go to work. Dark when you come home.
Forum: Document your restorations and modifications 11-02-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 25,725
Posted By Old Bear
Signatures normally appear only on each member's...

Signatures normally appear only on each member's first post addition to a thread.

However, as those with Signatures add new posts, their signature appears.
It disappears (except for the 1st...
Forum: Document your restorations and modifications 11-02-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 25,725
Posted By Old Bear
I believe site "Signatures" appear in the first...

I believe site "Signatures" appear in the first post for a member in each thread.

If we have a Signature add a new post, it shows on that new thread until we refresh the thread.
Forum: Brake Systems 10-29-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 14,827
Posted By Old Bear
Three part answer. This is a 50 year old...

Three part answer.

This is a 50 year old vehicle, so I am OK to drive in the slow lane. Fwy lanes had been repainted and the car that was merging onto fwy, no longer could go straight like they...
Forum: Engine Topics 10-29-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By Old Bear
If your bracket does not give you good horizontal...

If your bracket does not give you good horizontal cable lines to the connectors, you might look at this one. It attaches to carb studs and has some adjustments.
...
Forum: Engine Topics 10-29-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By Old Bear
Here is a video to help explain. Video quality...

Here is a video to help explain.
Video quality is not good, yet he explains it well.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWQhO3Zu6Z0

Note that you must use a geometry correcting TV Cable Adapter...
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