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  1. 1981 rear Q-Panel Removal

    Body Restoration
    So I finally got my donor q-panel for my 1981 elky. It want to replace from just to the rear of the fender well all the way around to where the skin attaches to the bed in the tail gate area. So I am looking for some kind of video or something on what it will take to remove the q-panel. If I...
  2. 86 El Camino Passenger Fender

    Wanted Items
    Hey y'all! Even though I've had my El Camino over 5 years, I am new to this forum. Glad to be a part of it! Anyway, I was wondering if anyone knew where I could get (or if anyone happened to have one lying around) a passenger fender with the cutout for the light for an 86 El Camino. The only...
  3. Drip Rail

    Body Restoration
    I am in the middle of a restore. I took off the drip rail aluminum trim. I ended up chipping something out, Sealant?, out of the channel where the drip rail and the roof skin seam it. Was that something the PO did on his own to seal the seam as to not get moisture in between the seams? If so...
  4. Floor Pans Done

    Body Restoration
    I wanted to show that anybody can work on their floors. I must admit that I was very intimidated and a little discouraged when I pulled the carpet out of my very first project car. What I found was not pretty. But I just figured I would go for it. I borrowed a welder from a neighbor and after...
  5. New Guy Looking For Body Work In Atlanta, GA

    Region 7 (AL,GA,TN)
    Hello everyone! Last year, I treated myself to the birthday present I always wanted and bought myself a 1976 Elky. It wasn't in great shape, but I was willing to put in the time. I've been saving up and I'm ready to get some body work done. I took out the seat and carpet and found what I...
  6. 1980 side marker lights??? Need them or not?

    Body Restoration
    Hey guys, so I am starting body work on my 1980 el camino and really don't like the side marker lights. And I am wondering what their purpose besides the obvious is? And want to know if anyone has taken them out and filled in the hole before? All help is appreciated! Thanks and god bless El...
  7. Body work to hood help please?

    Body Restoration
    How would you tackle this? i'm going to have a few days off this upcoming week, the supplies i have are body filler fiberglass patch kit, and bondo spreaders. i dont have a welder.
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