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  1. Overheating 454 Elky

    Engine Topics
    The 454 is on a 10" lifted Tahoe chassis with a 1978 El Camino body. The image shows the suitably sized aluminum radiator with two possibly under-sized fans. (Mechanics have told me these fans are for a small block). After buying it I immediately noticed after 10 miles of triple-digit Phoenix...
  2. RAWR! 454 400turbotransauto ElkyTahoe 4x4

    RAWR! 454 400turbotransauto ElkyTahoe 4x4

    Many safety issues that need to be worked out in this forum. Stay tuned. Rides straight and true, runs good but wants to overheat in this southwest July weather. It made the trip from Phoenix to East New Mexico on July 13th 2020. Here it is on that trip at the Texas Canyon Rest Area on HWY 10...
  3. Choke Question-possible conversion. Rochester Quadrajet on 305

    Engine Topics
    Hey y'all. I have recently been having problems with the choke on my quadrajet. I let the engine warm for quite a while but the choke wont open and the RPMs wont kick down. I replaced the choke thermostat thinking that might do the trick, Not sure if I didnt set it right or what. But When I...
  4. 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...
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    1982 chevy El camino
  6. MY 84 ELKY

    MY 84 ELKY

  7. El Camino

    For New Forum Members Only
    Hi Guys, I’m new to the El Camino world and have recently bought a Project El Camino. I was told it’s an ‘83, but it’s a two light (round) model (the El Camino look was apparently differently in South Africa) and it has a Chevy 250 (4100) motor in it. My first question to the forum would be...
  8. 1981 El Camino delemma with the shift indicator cable

    Ignition Upgrades & Discussion Forum
    1981 El Camino Shift Indicator Cable, Column Shift Automatic, For Gauge. I took the dash apart and the cable fell off. I don't know how to put back on. Any videos or pictures out there that might show something detailing how the cable loops in or around.
  9. 1973 Chevrolet El Camino

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    Hi Fella's Can you help me figure out if this 73' is in fact a Super Sport? I am currently unable to attach pictures of the trim tag and vehicle. Best, Michael
  10. LT1 Swap - Fuel Tank & Sending Unit

    LT1/LS1/EFI Tech
    Hey guys! So my question is about a Carb to FI swap on a 1984 El Camino v6 OBD set up. Donor car I have is 1996 Caprice. I am in the final stages, already acquired all the parts I believe I need for a successful LT1 swap for my Elky. I bought a new fuel tank, one for a 1985-87 EFI, I have yet...
  11. What in tarnation?

    General BS Topics
    :mad3:Probly should post this to craigslist/ebay section....but its not appealing at all so, anyways, I dont know what this is, and I'm not sure I want to know http://www.ebay.com/itm/1960-Chevrolet-El-Camino-/272566031220?forcerrptr=true&hash=item3f76339374:g:iiQAAOSwOgdYnnZD&item=272566031220...
  12. 231 v6 to 350 swap in CA

    Engine Topics
    Hey fellas so my question is this. Could I go find a doner car with a 305/350 with all of its CA smog equipment, OBD I like the 231 system on it now , and put all of its CA Smog material on my 84 El camino then toss in a SBC 350 from Jegs? Will ANY of the smog equipment currently on the 231...
  13. Is My '79 a Royal Knight?

    RPO Codes
    Not sure if I'm in the right thread. I have a 79 El Camino. Bucket Seats, 3 speed TH350. 350 sbc. It says El Camino SS on the dash. I would very much appreciate it if someone could help me find out if it's a Royal Knight. I would like to restore it to be an original Royal Knight if it is. There...
  14. Crate Engine - How much HP Do I Need>

    Engine Topics
    I'm hoping for some engine advice. I have a 1969 El Camino with a blown 1974 350 engine. I'm considering a GM 350 crate engine with 200 HP which is about $1,800 from Hawaiin Racing in Simi Valley. I'm concerned I will not be happy with the low 200 HP. How much HP would I be satisfied with and...
  15. El Camonio STOLEN

    General BS Topics
    NOT MINE, BUT I SAW THIS ON ANOTHER SITE !! A very reputable shop had their Camino STOLEN !!!!!! Stolen the night of 4/8 in Charlotte. We were exhibiting at the Charlotte Autofair and it was stolen from the Charlotte Hilton University Place. It was a maroon 1972 El Camino with 1970 front...
  16. kat0069's '87 El Camino

    Document your restorations and modifications
    Hello all, I'm working on a 1987 Chevrolet El Camino, 305 and TH200 4R with split bench and power convenience options and A/C when I found it in SoCal. New engine: GM Performance L31-R long block, changing the GM vortec heads for PoMaxx iron vortec (upgraded for .600 lift), replacing the truck...
  17. Questions on hauling a motorcycle in the Elky

    Tips & Tricks
    To those of you Elky owners who also get around on two wheels, I'm needing a little hauling advice. I'm a new rider, having recently acquired a Harley Sportster. While I had a dirt bike years ago and hauled that in my Elky, the Harley is my first street bike. Anyhow, I was wondering about the...
  18. Ruth’s “Daily Driver” BB El Camino

    Document your restorations and modifications
    So here goes on my build page. This is going to be my wife's "daily driver" but I think I may spend more time driving it than her. Its going to be a big block 4 speed car with lots of niceties to make it feel like a newer car hopefully. Im sure I will find myself on the strip with it too at...
  19. New Member(mid Georgia)

    For New Forum Members Only
    My 80 dawg is currently under construction..pics will be accurate and according to progress. Accepting all helpful input and criticism. Been a guest for quite a while but now I'm honored to become a member of the best el Camino site possible..thanks to all..
  20. Ga craigslist full of elkys!

    Ebay / Craigslist Alert