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General Information

Year
1966
Make
Chevrolet
Model
El Camino
Color
Red
Packages
Only at Christmas
History
Built in Fremont, California, originally white w/ red interior, painted red at some point with a tan interior added, moved to Texas, sold to a guy in Lytle who customized it further, then to us to fix up, to be my son's first car.
1966 Chevrolet El Camino (Red)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Edelbrock valve covers and super shiny Edelbrock intake.
Alan Grove Alt & P/S bracket kit powder-coated with Eastwood's Hard Chrome powder.
Homemade aluminum crank and P/S pulleys
Jeep GC steering box mod
Interior
The metal is red, everything else is tan.
Exterior
Red Plastidip on all
Steel 2" cowl hood
Audio
350 with early 327 Camel Hump heads, roller rockers, Edelbrock Performer intake, mid length headers, mild cam, Edelbrock carb, Mallory ignition w/ Unilite Distributor, backed by a turbo 350 w/ a B&M shifter, 3:55 Posi.
Suspension
Bell Tech 1" Lowering Springs front & rear
Bell Tech anti-sway bars front & rear
Tubular upper and lower A-arms w/ poly bushings
Front Disc Brake Conversion
Poly bushings in the rear
Wheel and Tire
15" Eagle Alloy (Torque Thrust look) 5-spoke wheels, wider in the rear. 255's in the back, 215's in the front.

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