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  1. 86 with Sport Decor Package

    86 with Sport Decor Package

    I bought this Truck in 2000 from a older guy here in Virginia that used a walker, and between him and his wife had 6 vehicles with the El Camino being the oldest. He wanted $3000 for the truck, and it was in..., "OK" condition. I had $1500 in my savings, and that's all I had to purchase it...
  2. 86 - 305 to 350 problems

    Engine Topics
    Hey guys. I have been working on dropping in a 350 crate engine in place of the tired 305. I opted to remove all of the computer controlled components (have the wires were missing or already unplugged) and the emissions (half of the emissions components were missing). I have the new 350 in and...
  3. Help? Diverter valve for emmisions?

    Engine Topics
    Hey guys I've been looking for a picture or diagram of the emissions on an 1986 V6 El Camino. I need a picture because someone took of the "diverter valve" <- not sure if correct name, and i don't know where the heck it is supposed to be mounted! So i basically need to know where the "diverter...
  4. Eric's 1986 Project

    Engine Topics
    Okay so I'm going to be starting my Engine "Buff" project shortly, I plan on starting with headers and slowley learning from there and moving on to harder and more "drastic" things. So I'm going to start looking into some Headers, but if you have any suggestions on a specific kind for an 86 that...
  5. Restoring My Exterior

    Body Restoration
    Okay so I've had my El Camino for about 3 years now (still love it) and I've been working on it slowly but steadily. And the other week some a$$ put me into a ditch while I was making a LEGAL 3 point turn. In the ditch my right side view mirror hit a tree and completely knocked it off. The bolts...