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  1. 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...
  2. flickering

    Electrical Systems
    85 camino ok when i honk my horn the interior lights flicker, my radio blinks( with my head lights on or off )I checked my alt out put and its at +/- 14.2 pretty solid ... I noticed the ground cable from the alt bracket to radiator support isnt hot at initial touch but if held gets hot...
  3. Starter taking too much juice?

    Electrical Systems
    Hey guys, So I bought this 4th Gen Elky about a month back now and I knew it was going to be a project. When I went down to take a look at her the fella selling it took me around seeing as I didn't have my license yet. When I did finally get down there to pick her up. I realized that when I...
  4. 1982 electrical trouble

    Electrical Systems
    I'm new to El Camino Central and do not know a lot about electrical systems in cars or cars in general. I have owned my '82 El Camino for 2 1/2 years now. When I bought the cruck I replaced the battery, alternator and starter. For the 5 months I have had electrical issues. My volts light on the...
  5. Please help- how to diagnose drain on battery

    Electrical Systems
    Hi, I posted on here a couple months ago with a similar question. Basically my battery is draining while the engine is on and I would really appreciate any advice on how to diagnose it. I realized this the hard way when the car died in the middle of an intersection and I had to push it through...