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  1. MY 84 ELKY

    MY 84 ELKY

  2. 231 v6 to 350 swap in CA

    Engine Topics
    Hey fellas so my question is this. Could I go find a doner car with a 305/350 with all of its CA smog equipment, OBD I like the 231 system on it now , and put all of its CA Smog material on my 84 El camino then toss in a SBC 350 from Jegs? Will ANY of the smog equipment currently on the 231...
  3. No Smog pump needed... right?

    Engine Topics
    Hey guys! I've just finished tapping into the diagnosis connector and came out having a code 44. I've check on here about what it can cause it, one of my questions is, my car does not have the smog pump on it. I was told by a friend that it doesn't really need it since we aren't in California...
  4. RearEnd for a V6 229

    Performance Modifications
    I know nothing about gear ratios and the like. All I can say is there is 10 bolts on the rear end for my 84 Elky. What can I modify/ exchange it into to make it a little smoother/faster in take off. Keep in mind I am set on the V6 engine, I know a V8 is faster. But I like the gas saving...
  5. Oh what a tangled web they weaved!!!

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    [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img540/1886/vGTill.jpg] [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img661/9720/iqLeaV.jpg] [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img912/5996/oCumwN.jpg] [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img911/6379/a6xpFx.jpg] This past Friday I went to check on my exhaust...
  6. Can I get away with having a donor 1980 for my 84?

    Body Restoration
    Hey amigos, I hope the good weathers have treated us all well. I have found a donor car I am hoping would work for my future plans. But before I spend another dime I would like to ask you a question. My question to you is can an 80 be good to an 84? I'd like to exchange bed trim, window...
  7. 84" Stock center caps, anyone know where?

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    [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img538/4664/eU8qNV.th.jpg] Hey Amigos, I'm missing 2 center caps for my stock rims, know where I can find them please let me know.
  8. 1984 ,3.8l, then i noticed this! :(

    Engine Topics
    [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img913/7599/mnrErv.jpg] This plug looks like a sensor, goes right notion of manifold in front of carburetor next to water pump. it needs replacement because the plastic is now super soft and the wires are showing, but not crossing. thank god. your advice is...
  9. HELP!!! *** IS THIS THING CALLED? lol

    Engine Topics
    [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img540/5554/ZOc3lO.jpg] [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img537/971/NMPI6M.jpg] [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img661/6941/8A5IaW.jpg] [img=http://imagizer.imageshack.com/img537/1473/Vy4SmY.jpg]...
  10. Please help me with this 1984 cluster.

    Electrical Systems
    Hola Amigos! Allow me to share this problem with hopes of a solution. The situation is this, when I turn on the head lights, the right blinker indicator light on the dash turns on and stays on, and the blinker stays off unless I engage it but it blinks slowly compared to the left side. Note all...
  11. Reyes bought an El Camino!

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    http://www.elcaminocentral.com/album.php?albumid=2345 Hey hermanos, I'm a proud owner of a1984 El Camino, basic 3.8L V6 229cid, it's my firts and it needs work. I'm thankful for my grandfather to have taught me well in how to maintain his cars lol which will be very useful in making this ride...
  12. 84 camino fuse problem maybe? Help?

    Electrical Systems
    I was driving my 84 el camino the other day, and the car stopped and immediately started up but when it started up, the stereo, the headlights, dash, dome light all stopped working. Indicators still work of entirely sure if the brake lights work. But yeah. Mechanically the cars running fine...
  13. 84' pride and joy

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    Hey everyone, I've got a 84' El Camino and while it precedes me by 3 years, it's been the best car I've ever owned. I don't talk much about how I came to own it, but you guys seem like a really supportive group so you might like to hear about it. I worked during college for a good friend's...
  14. 1984 Recently Died and Now Won't Start. Help!

    Engine Topics
    I hope this is the right place to post this, as i am new here. (Actually, this is my first post...how lucky!) Anyway, I have a 1984 El Camino that i recently bought. I just got a new exhaust system put in (muffler, all new piping, y pipe, donut gasket, cat converter repairs, and driver's side...
  15. Where to start with a stock elky

    Performance Modifications
    I've had my 84' Camino for a little while now but have never progressed past exterior upgrades (like a paint job). Since making a cross country trip I'm without any of the mechanics I trusted before and am now at the point where I want to give my elky a healthy upgrade, mostly in overall...
  16. New member needs help

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    I just picked up an '84 El Camino. It seems to be in pretty good shape so far (I haven't really seen it in daylight yet) but it runs well. I don't really have much experience in restoration but I have always wanted an El Camino and this one had a very good price, and if the mileage is correct...
  17. 1984 Speedometer

    Wanted Items
    I'm looking for a speedometer from a 1984 (or other compatible car). Either that, or a way to fix the broken needle. I took mine to the local speedometer shop, and he didn't have replacement needles, nor could he find anyone selling them. It would be nice to finally have a working one. The 0-145...
  18. Tips for '84 El Camino Conquista

    Tips & Tricks
    Hey all, I was recently given a stock, two-tone grey 1984 V8 El Camino Conquista. I was wondering if you have any tips on what I should do with it, now that I'm done high school. Should I keep it all stock, modify it, etc... Any ideas? More pictures...
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