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General Information

Year
1968
Make
Chev
Model
El Camino
Color
Glazer blue metalic
History
This was a complete project. Not traditional restoration. Suspention upgraded, and boxed Added 9 inch 3.73 gears with 700r4 overdrive trans. 350 stroked to 383 cubic inches with roller cam. Drives with power brakes and runs 12.23 in 1/4 mile.


Update. Motor broke crank after 2000 miles. Have given up with my crate motor manufacturer and installed "Connect and Cruise LS3 with 4L70E overdrive transmission.
Used holley pan, Hooker motor mounts, and Hooker cast iron manifolds.

Runs 12.008 in quarter mile and 23 mpg on freeway. 11s soon
1968 Chev El Camino (Glazer blue metalic)

Modifications

Drivetrain
383 with XR 276HR roller cam. Biggest cam to still run power brakes

New
LS3 with GM hot cam. 495 hp and 475 torque
Interior
Stock interior with custom console
Exterior
1969 Glazer Blue Metalic. Did all body work but had body shop spray exterior.
Audio
700r4 built to handle 475hp. 4 inch aluminum driveshaft. 9 inch rear with "wavetrac" posi and 3.73 gears

Replaced trans with 4L70e trans. Fits without modification to trans tunnel
Suspension
Stock a arms with tubular lower and upper control arms and brace

1.67 60 ft so leaving things alone for now
Wheel and Tire
15 inch x 8 American racing for street and US mags 15 x 9 with 5 inch bs for racing

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