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  1. Body Restoration
    Can you guys tell me how the underside of my original factory hood was painted ?? Was it black or body color from the factory? I want to refinish and repaint the underside of my hood, but I honestly can't tell if it was originally painted black or the " body " color ( which in my case is "...
  2. Engine Topics
    Hi I have a 1985 el Camino 4.3l V6 and my egr valve is stuck open and I cannot find a new one anywhere. Does anyone know where I can get one?
  3. 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...
  4. Interior Restoration
    Im looking for a new carpet for my 1984 el camino. I'm not sure what is the best to go with. I dont care about price. Best to do it right the first time. I don't know much about the mass backing ones or the poly backing i just want to know which is best as far as quality. please help ahah
  5. 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 $700?
  6. Region 8 (OH,WV)
    Just wondering if there's any events coming up in the central Ohio area? Im restoring my Caballero and would love to get insight and tips from people first hand and also show off what i have accomplished.
  7. Body Restoration
    Did a 50$ touch up, Kinda feel like I've riced it out or something just looking for a few opinions positive or negative, things you'd do differently, ideas etc :???: The front the rear my favorite view The side at night http://carphotos4.cardomain.com/images/0016/69/64/16169646_large.jpg?v=1
  8. Body Restoration
    I wrecked the front end of my 1983 El Camino. The bumper, the driver side headlights, the grill, essentially all of it. I would prefer to use an original front end rather than ordering an aftermarket one. I know GM made several models with the same style front end, but I don't know which models...
  9. Document your restorations and modifications
  10. Electrical Systems
    Does anyone have a diagram of what fuses go where like what fuse is to what and stuff like that for a 1985 El Camino?
  11. 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
  12. Transmission & Drive line
    I got my 1987 El Camino 2 years ago and it has a turbo hydro-matic 400 in it (Stamped into pan) I need to know 2 things the first being if the 1987 came with that, the second being what it cam out of because the shape of the pan does not match any in my shop manuals (I will post pictures when...
  13. Electrical Systems
    i have an 84 elcamino.i have new battery, starter and altenator. all have been tested and good. its not charging right. the voltage output on the altenator jumps around and it test good out of the car.if i use my headlights or heater the voltge immediatley drops and goes pretty much to the red.i...
  14. General BS Topics
    ok new here my name is jeremy and my wife has allways wanted an elcamino. so we bought her one for 500 bucks, 83 with a robust v6, that was locked up! so it sat for about 2 years, and we started workin on it just recently. so far heres what we got just lookin for an estimate of power output? to...
  15. Other Events Discussed
    **ELCAMINOS WELCOME** The midwest all truck nationals is held in the E.H. Young park in Riverside, Missouri. On Friday night we have an all car cruise with music and a 50/50 pot. On saturday and sunday it is for Trucks (ELCAMINOS, vans, jeeps, and S.U.V.'s included) only. We have a wonderful...
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