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  1. My 1987 GMC Caballero

    My 1987 GMC Caballero

    I realize I screwed this whole format up but I think if you look at this you get the general idea I bought a wreck I fixed it and who knows where I'll go from here I've always wanted one I had a blast doing it and I really enjoy driving and owning it .
  2. Just joined from South Texas

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    Howdy! From South Texas, i have an '85 Caballero that i bought used and am in love with. It needs a bit of love which will come with time and money. Looking forward to meeting all of you guys.
  3. Waiting...

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    So I've not purchased an El Camino and don't plan to. The vehicle I've my eye on is a 1983 GMC Caballero Amarillo. Claimed to be a one-owner, 52,000 mile truck and looks like new inside and out from the pictures I've seen. It has a tonneau and the seller says there is some wear on the bed, but...
  4. Shops with el camino experience

    Body Restoration
    DOES ANYONE KNOW OF ANY SHOPS IN THE ATLANTA, GA AREA THAT HAVE A GOOD DEAL OF EXPERIENCE WITH EL CAMINO RESTORATION. I WANT TO GET MY 1981 GMC CABALLERO PAINTED IN THE SPRING OF 2014. BUT, I HAVE SOME CONCERNS ABOUT WHAT MAY LIE IN THE NOOKS & CRANNIES. SO, I WANT TO CONSULT WITH A REPUTABLE...
  5. Dakota digital. Any users?

    Electrical Systems
    I been looking at upgrading my gauges being my only working gauges currently are oil pres. and tach. I've been looking at getting the digital replacements from Dakota digital and was wondering if anyone is using them or has used them and what you all think of them. Is it worth the $700?
  6. Region 8 Upcoming events?

    Region 8 (OH,WV)
    Just wondering if there's any events coming up in the central Ohio area? Im restoring my Caballero and would love to get insight and tips from people first hand and also show off what i have accomplished.
  7. New member here!

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    I joined the forum a few days ago because of how helpful the information was. I am the owner and young restorer as I'm still in high school. I pulled my GMC Caballero out of my grandparents garage where it has sat for the last 15 years and began cleaning it off. That was last November. Since...
  8. Caballero frame damage..

    Body Restoration
    There's a 78 Caballero I'm looking at which has no motor or trans, but looks good for a restoration..However there is one slight problem. Location: The driver's side rear wheel..I'm not sure what the actual term for the part is(CV joint maybe?), but it looks to be either a part of the frame, or...
  9. New Member from Mass

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    Hey hows it goin. Im new to el camino central. So i was driving an 86 Fiero this summer, and i decided i needed to take it of the road for the winter. Well, I was supposed to buy a practical car for the winter but I ended up buying a 1984 Caballero. Amarillo edition from Texas. I cannot bring...
  10. Otterfox -1982 GMC Caballero Amarillo

    Document your restorations and modifications
    My 1982 GMC Caballero Amarillo * 267 v8 engine, stock except for a holly carb and eddlebrock intake. * Stock drivetrain, the turbo350 trans may not be from the truck originally... things have been in and out several times. The rear is original and I have no idea what gearing it is. * Suspension...
  11. Great first car!

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    Hello all. I recently acquired a 1982 GMC Caballero. It is my first car and I am very excited. I have always liked the El Camino/Caballero body style. I enjoy unique cars. I am 15 years old and hope to have some restoration/customization work done by my 16th birthday in December. It is...
  12. Love my first chevy...82 elco

    Document your restorations and modifications
    just purchased my first Chevy El Camino Caballero:beer: so excited to have one and so excited to be a part of El Camino central
  13. Wondering what this is worth.

    Ebay / Craigslist Alert
    I picked this Caballero up the other day, and I was wondering if anyone could tell me what it is worth. If I was to put it on the market, where should I start? It is an 84 caballero, completely original with a 305. It has 122k original miles, it has cruise control, A/C, original radio all...
  14. Michigan Members Check in

    Region 9 (IN,KY,MI)
    Hi everyone, I've been a member here for a while, but haven't posted much since my son was born in '06. Right before he was born, we attended a gathering that Steve Frey organized at a Bakers Cruise night. As I recall, there were about 6 of us there. Now that I've found you all again, I...
  15. 1980 GMC Caballero Laredo

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    Hello everyone. I finally signed up! I just moved to WA state and now I'm ready to seriously start putting some TLC on my car. I needs some serious interior work (origional). My father's boss bought it new and sold it to him a year later. Now it's mine after it has been sitting in a garage...
  16. Another new guy from Canada

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    Hey I just got a 79 Caballero but my dad thinks its a chevy I have the vin number but itst only 13 digits where can I search it to hopefully prove him wrong? thanks:beer:
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