El Camino Central Forum banner
dash lights
1-9 of 9 Results
  1. Electrical Systems
    Very new to Elcos, I quite literally got my first one about a week ago. I'm not unfamiliar with cars and repairing them, but I'm already stumped with this one. I'm working with an 84 Conquista 305 As of right now I'm chasing some odd electrical issues... and none of it makes sense to me. I...
  2. Interior Restoration
    New to the El Camino world, I just bought an '85. The dash lights didn't work so first I checked the fuse, all good. Then I went to change blubs (Only got one to work? any ideas on that be helpful also) but one blub fell behind the speedo, so I unbolted it and gave it a gentle pull to see how it...
  3. Interior Restoration
    I found a bunch of ugly stuff by the high beam switch on the really clean carpet that looked like "dog stuff" from deep treads of a boot. After trying to match it to three pairs of shoes, I realized the perforated pattern was that of the dash pad above the speaker. Sure enough.... The NECOA...
  4. Electrical Systems
    My dash lights come on and off randomly. They were on last night. Turned the car off to get gas and what do you know....off again. Was in the middle of a convo with Donny and my driver floor lamp went out? lol. More importantly, none of my gauges and clock do not work but Speedo does...
  5. Electrical Systems
    I have a 79' and a little while ago i went to turn my lights on one night and the dash lights and tail lights didnt come on. The headlights work fine and still have my brake lights. I have tried changing fuses and that doesnt do the trick. Sometimes when i try a new fuse, the lights will come on...
  6. Electrical Systems
    Alright I've been working on the 79 and I've got the interior back in it, and the engine all back together. I repinned the dash for instruments and made a new engine harness. The instruments sorta work but the dimmer for the dash lights seems to make them crazy. they start spinning and freaking...
  7. Electrical Systems
    Hello Elco Fans I just made a new dash for my 1983 El camino. G body iequus fuel, temp, oil, volt, Speedo, and 5 inch tach they look beautiful. they all work great. i just have one problem, i cant light them properly. i have the ground right, thats a no brainer. but the white wire. i...
  8. Interior Restoration
    Im looking to replace my dash lights in my 79' and im not sure how to go about it. I want to have a brighter light so i can see at night how fast i am going(kinda helpful haha). anyways does anybody know how i can go about doing this, do i have to take the dash apart? also, if you can help...
  9. Electrical Systems
    hello everyone im currently restoring a 65 elco v8 custom 283 it runs and everything and currently redoing everything inside and i replaced the dash so decided to replace the bulbs for what i know and seen only the signal lights wrked and now only wen i turn the ignition half way to acces one...
1-9 of 9 Results
Top