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  1. 1970-72 sweep dash - Name the Idiot Lights

    Interior Restoration
    Getting ready to work on the 1970 sweep dash. Help me name the 12 idiot lights. 1 ? 2 Left Turn Indicator green 3 Brake warning red (Emergency brake set & out of balance on distribution block) 4 ? PRNDLL gear selector 5 ? 6 ? 7 ? 8 ? 9 ? 10 Generator red (glows on key on, bright on start) 11...
  2. Mississippi El Camino

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    Joined today. 1970 el camino. The guy I bought it from was making it into a race car. 327, 4 bbl from a corvette, headers, hard shifting automatic. So far we've: Replaced all front end parts & coil overs Hotchkiss rear suspension New front discs Added discs in rear New steering column New dash...
  3. 1970 Ga rust bucket

    Ebay / Craigslist Alert
    https://albanyga.craigslist.org/pts/6005936606.html https://albanyga.craigslist.org/pts/6005936606.html Ive got the dough, and Id like to buy it for the bed......i guess....but idk. theres no telling what shape that bed really is in just from pictures. the bed in my 71 was completely rusted...
  4. Help with a ballpark price?

    General BS Topics
    Hello everyone! I am new to the forum. My Grandfather recently passed and our family is a bit lost when it comes to his El Camino. He has a 1970 El Camino Custom V8 with a 350. I've been looking at the VIN info and have a bit of a handle on that info. But, because of his will, we need to...
  5. Rims, Tires, and backspacing on a 70?

    Wheels & Tires
    Greetings all, I would like some opinions on how wide I can go on my El Camino. It will be lowered 2" all the way around. I will be running 18" rims. Backs: What is the max width and backspacing do I need to look for? Fronts: Same. I want to run a stock height(or close) tire with max width...
  6. Rear Lower control arm alignment.

    Suspension & Steering
    Hello - long time looker but first thread. I removed the rear spring on my 1970 today to repair a leaking airbag. In doing so I removed the lower control arm bolt. Now I have it all together except, the trailing arm and the bracket do not line up (almost a complete bolt width difference) I...
  7. 1970 GMC Sprint Tribute?

    General BS Topics
    Okay, I'm not gonna do anything like that to my Elky, but around here is one really beaten up 1970 El Camino for sale and somehow I got in my head that buying that and turn it to 1970 GMC Sprint Tribute. What you guys think? Go or no go?
  8. What is this interior?!

    Interior Restoration
    What is this thing, where did it come from and how do I mash it into my '73?! I found this via a googling of '1973 el camino interior' trying to find out what kind of knobs go on my headlight switch (the knob is just...gone) and according to the site it is associated with, this interior is a...
  9. Need 1970 SS Cowl Hood.

    Wanted Items
    I need a 1970 SS cowl induction hood. Needs to be original, and no dents or rust. Talk to me! :nanawrench: Not dying for one, just driving around with no air cleaner is all. Ha
  10. My 1970 El Camino

    Region 24 Europe
    Hello there. Just wanted to start this thread for my El Camino. Latest news is that she'll be arriving on 9th of july and I am so excited. Will be posting fresh pictures as soon as possible. I guess I'll be using this thread as a diary for my El Camino.
  11. 3rd generation bumpers

    Body Restoration
    1968 tailgates have the back up lights in the bumpers, but 69-72 have them in the tailgate i think. i have only found 68 rear bumpers that fit my 70. is it correct for them to have the backup light holes in the bumper even thought they are really in the tailgate? where can i get a 70 rear bumper...
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