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  1. Need help with Gauges on 70 El Camino

    Electrical Systems
    Need help troubleshooting the cluster on my 70. The Speedo doesn't illuminate. I replaced the headlight switch, hoping that, that would take care of it. Switch is nice and crisp now but the dash still doesn't light up. The only things that lit, before and after the new switch, are the climate...
  2. 70-72 Sweep Style Gauge Cluster

    Wanted Items
    Needing a sweep style cluster for my 70 El Camino. Mine is not illuminating. If you have one or know of somewhere I might find one, info would be appreciated. Thanks
  3. '73 Interior Restoration - Will '76 interior work???

    Interior Restoration
    I have a '73 custom that i bought for son, the exterior is is great shape and newly painted. The inside is a complete restoration. I found a '76 that has all the interior parts I need. WILL THEY FIT? I am looking to use from the '76; - the seats - door panels - dash - a/c control nobs - door...
  4. Dash Help

    Wanted Items
    Anybody know where I can find the plastic housing that the Dash Bezel screws to, that holds gauges, light switch, etc.......I tried OPGI, Ecklers, and the El Camino Store......any help would be appreciated, 1982 Elky, thanks, Terry :dontknow:
  5. Looking for 5th gen 60 40 bench seat

    Wanted Items
    looking for a bench seat and seat belts and maybe a dash cluster with gauges. Im located in the Panhandle of florida.
  6. Complete dash

    Interior Restoration
    I'm new to elkys. Can someone tell me why it is so hard to find a complete dash? Covers are everywhere but why not dashes. Educate me please.
  7. Dash

    Wanted Items
    I am in need of a dash for my 87 elky. Any advice as to where to look?
  8. 74 elcamino vent

    Wanted Items
    I happened to leave the AC vent for my el camino on the trunk of my car when heading back from paint. As we all know plastic doesn't stay on a surface while going down the motorway at 80mph:dontknow:. if anybody has a spare I would greatly appreciate it. if your local in Oklahoma I could even...
  9. 65 Elky gage panel screws

    Interior Restoration
    Anyone know what size screws hold the gauge cluster to the dash bezel? Trucks been apart too long and small parts have gone awol. Thanks..
  10. Screws in Dash-pad Near Windshield?

    Interior Restoration
    I have been trying to figure out how to get the dash-pad off of my 72 and I am now convinced that the guy before me did something annoying :angry:. I took out the 6 screws that all the manuals/post say to remove and then discovered that there are two more right next to the windshield glass...
  11. Turn signals won't work. What Do I do?

    Electrical Systems
    Recently my son was messing around in my 1983 El Camino and decided to get a little curious and press buttons. When I went to drive it something was a little weird. When I pressed the brake both the turn signals on the dash lit up. But when I went to turn the left signal on it didn't work and...
  12. Needing gauges for a '83

    Wanted Items
    Im needing a complete gauge set for a 83 my speedo and tach went out followed by my fuel. If anyone has extra gauges would love to buy a set.
  13. Bucket seats and a console , without messing with the transmission possible?

    Interior Restoration
    Hey guys i own a 1977 elko classic with a 350 , its an automatic with a column shift , and split bench seats , but on the passenger side the teeth are all ground down so if i brake too fast and someones sitting there they slide a little , and i'm looking to put some bucket seats in its place but...
  14. Dash speaker wiring tips or tricks?

    Electrical Systems
    Trying to run some speaker wire in my dash to the radio plate having trouble running it through any words of wisdom on the best way to do it? :neutral2:
  15. Uh... what is this thingy? lol

    Electrical Systems
    Can anyone tell me what this is and whether or not I can just tear it out and toss it?:nanawrench: lol Found it just stuffed up under the dash by the gas pedal.. says "suntune Vac"
  16. Instrument Cluster Interchangeability between years?

    Electrical Systems
    I've got a '79 Elky with the standard wide 'sweep' speedo on the cluster and no tach, though there are gages that I'm presuming were added by a previous owner down near the bottom of the dash for temp and the likes. I've also got a replacement dash pulled from a Malibu that came with the car...
  17. newly painted dash

    Interior Restoration
    had to rebuild this whole dash had take the old pad completely off all 4th gen owners know how hard it is to find a pad for these so i had to use spray foam, a plastic dash from opgi, and black silicone so after about three days i got it done
  18. 68 Cowl+Dash Junction repair

    Body Restoration
    Does anyone have thoughts on how to repair this? The cowl area itself looks fine with the exception of where the water used to stand at the bottom of the windshield rest area. Also, i see there are patch panels for 67s. I'm just wondering if theres an easier way to fix this area without totally...
  19. 57 chevy dash in a 79 Elky

    Interior Restoration
    I just saw a 79 El Camino for sale with a 57 Chevy dash in it and I really like it. Does anyone know how dificult this mod would be? The car can be seen here: http://kpr.craigslist.org/cto/2315966654.html
  20. El Corvette or Camero ???

    Interior Restoration
    Among the many, MANY things I'm thinking about doing to my 72 is peppier engine and a custom interior of some sort. I've been looking at engines on Craigslist. A really nice engine can be had for $3,000 - $5,000. But is seems that I could get a wrecked Corvette or Camaro for the same price and...
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