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  1. 1979 GMC Caballero

    Body Restoration
    I want completely swap chassis on my 79 but im not sure what other chassis I can use . Any suggestions?
  2. Royal Knight Build Sheet.jpg

    Royal Knight Build Sheet.jpg

    Build sheet.
  3. 79 weeds.jpg

    79 weeds.jpg

  4. 79 woods.jpg

    79 woods.jpg

  5. 79 Front.jpg

    79 Front.jpg

  6. 79 Knight Logo.jpg

    79 Knight Logo.jpg

  7. 79 Current.jpg

    79 Current.jpg

  8. 79 Side View.jpg

    79 Side View.jpg

  9. odometer

    Transmission & Drive line
    Been wanting to buy whole new gauge panel and was wondering about new odometer and how to reflect current milage. I have a 1979 with 50,000 miles.
  10. Tire Sizing on a 5th Gen Help

    Wheels & Tires
    Im going to be putting new wheels and tires on my 79 ec... I have 15x7 torqthrust for the front and 15x8 rims in the back. I want to put 225/60r15 on the front and 255/60r15 on te back. Will these fit fine with out rubbing??
  11. My 79 Camino Exterior Design Ideas

    Body Restoration
    I have a 79 El Camino and am thinking of exterior designs, this was one idea i had. A custom roll bar/headache rack with 4 lights on top, 2 lights on the front bumper and 2 four foot cb whips, i only have one right now. http://t.co/s7STpAk50f
  12. fiberglass hood.

    Body Restoration
    im looking to put a stock flat fiberglass hood (bolt on) on my 79 el camino. does anybody have an experience with any places and could point me in a direction.
  13. 79 El camino I need parts.

    Wanted Items
    Hello I am restoring a 1979 El Camino that is in need of a lot of stuff. Side window glass (not the quarter glass). The Regulators for both doors and maybe the tracks not sure. Door panels. All the handles, both doors inside and out. Also the tailgate. Hood spring, rear bumper, and quarter...
  14. Exhaust leaking through heating or vents?

    Heating & Air Conditioning Systems
    I drove my elco around the block and my head just about exploded from such an intense headache. My exhaust is leaking into the cab and I can't figure out how. No matter what when I start it the heat is on low, is it possible exhaust is getting in through the heater? Also, I notice these two vent...
  15. 79 Elco fuse box review plz

    Electrical Systems
    Since I dont have one of those fancy shmancy manuals ya'll suggested I get yet, Maybe one of you with a 79 could take a look at your fuse box, and let me know if anything needs to be a different fuse, and or if anything is missing... I totally don't trust the guy who owned it before me with...
  16. Low mileage 79 Elky at Mecum

    General BS Topics
    Hey guys thought some of you would dig this. It's a '79 Elky that going to be bid on at Mecum in Kissimmee on Wednesday. It's just your run of the mill 305/Auto Elky. The reason why I'm bringing it up is because it only has 1000 original miles on it!! Just thought I would share. I thought it was...
  17. 57 chevy dash in a 79 Elky

    Interior Restoration
    I just saw a 79 El Camino for sale with a 57 Chevy dash in it and I really like it. Does anyone know how dificult this mod would be? The car can be seen here: http://kpr.craigslist.org/cto/2315966654.html
  18. Dash Cover for '79 elky?

    Interior Restoration
    Collecting parts for the int restoration of 79 elky/Malibu. Need dash cover - no luck in finding replacement dash (any suggestions on what will work if I did). So where to look for cover? Tried ElCamino Store and the one they shipped won't work/fit according the guy doing the carpet and...
  19. Transmission on a 79'

    Transmission & Drive line
    Original transmission (automatic), worked fine but had a leak, had to drop the pan and replace all the seals, put it all back together and now its only got reverse, had no shavings, and the fluid was fine before, havent pulled it back apart yet to check again any ideas why it would only have...
  20. HELP 1979 interior restore

    Interior Restoration
    :let_it_all_out:I am now trying to put back together the interior of my 1979 el camino an i cant remember hot the hell it goes back together. if any of you have pitures of the dash, the doorskins, and the gauges that would really help me out. here's what mine looks like right now.
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