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  1. Engine Topics
    I have the original 305 in my 87 el Camino. It would die, sometimes have trouble starting, and make an awful noise when accelerating after a cold start. So it got a new intake and carb. After it warmed up it wouldn’t do good and after it stopped wouldn’t start without a lot of trouble. Was told...
  2. Interior Restoration
    Does anyone have a suggestion on where I can find a clock for my 1987 El Camino? I have a blank where the Tach/Clock is in the gauge cluster.
  3. Engine Topics
    First off the elco im asking about is a 1987 conquista 5.0 v8 305 and I am located in the state of California. So I have been contemplating building or rebuilding a new engine to swap with my existing 305 (which is a great engine for cruising but want something new). What ive been planning on...
  4. Engine Topics
    So on my 87 305 my secondaries seized for my computer controlled carb. Not a problem sent it out to get rebuilt turns out i need to get a new throttle plate from a junk yard for this rebuild. In the mean time i had a edelbrock 1405 manual carb that i skeptically threw in pretty much because...
  5. General BS Topics
    i have a 87 el camino conquista and looking for that slight power boost with the sound improvement so decided its time for some headers. posting on here just to see what brands and model types any of you would recommend. I dont know much about headers and the rules on california acceptable...
  6. Engine Topics
    I can get a hold of an '87 el camino right now, but I want to know more about it to make sure it is a good deal. I don't know much about cars to I want to make sure I'm not getting myself into too much. The body is fine, and tranny has no problems, but the engine has a knocking sound in it. The...
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