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General Information

Name
Beaufort / Russ Schaefer
Year
1970
Make
Chevrolet
Model
El Camino Super Sport
Color
Dark Blue
History
This Elky was found and purchased in 2003 from a retired Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant who lived in Beaufort, South Carolina. While on a trip through the south heading to Florida I saw it sitting in a parking lot with a for sale sign hanging on it. I bought it and had it shipped home back to Chicago where I lived at the time. As it still had the USMC Base Pass Sticker on the windshield,(and still does) all my car club buddies began to call it Beaufort and that's how my Elky got it's name. Beaufort now has a Illinois license plate that also identifies it as Beaufort. Poor Beaufort had a number, to many to elaborate, of problems in many of it's systems which included major electrical, heating and air, glass, major drive train and I could go on! With the help of friends and information from El Camino Central, I jumped a lot of hurdles and as of 2020 all these issues have been replaced or repaired and I am now driving Beaufort like......I stole it!
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Modifications

Drivetrain
396 CI TH 400 Transmission 3.08 Positraction
Interior
Medium Blue New Headliner Carpet Dash Board Dash Pad Instruments Interior lights
Exterior
New Windshield Minor Paint Door and Fender Panel Adjustments
Audio
New Classic Auto Sound radio and speaker system
Lighting
Lighting All Stock....Additionally Replaced entire vehicle electrical systems front to back and inside with products and harnesses from American Auto Wire.
Exhaust
New exhaust system with Magnaflo products
Suspension
All Stock
Wheel and Tire
SS Wheels with 225 X 15 General Tires

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