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  1. Engine Topics
    All, I just bought a 1966 El Camino with the 4.6L 283Ci engine and it has been sitting in storage for the last 14 years. It has 108,963 miles and runs well. I need to do an oil change on it and I'm having a lot of trouble finding a definitive answer on what oil to put in it. I've seen...
  2. Engine Topics
    So I’m a new owner of a 1980 El Camino Super Sport. Although I cannot find where I am supposed to put my oil into the car. Hoping someone on here can help me out LOL.
  3. Transmission & Drive line
    On T-5 transmission on my 1972 El Camino, there is a sticker that I should use Dextron 2 lubricant only. As far as I know it's not being produced any more. What is a substitute for Dextron 2? Thanks.
  4. Electrical Systems
    So I converted my idiot lights to gauges today, and for the life of me can't seem to find the original oil pressure switch which I was going to take out and replace with my new oil sending unit for the gauges. Am I missing something or just blind??? I have looked all around the distributor, and...
  5. Engine Topics
    So I recently put a new fuel line in my 84 Elky while I was replacing the intake and exhaust and the pressure built up in my gas tank while my carb was un-hooked from the fuel line. This caused fuel to continuously drip and eventually stream onto the top of my intake and it seeped into my valve...
  6. Interior Restoration
    I was working on my gauge cluster yesterday, and got some sort of oily sludge all over my hands after touching the steering column. Upon further inspection, I noticed this dark-colored crud was all over the back of the steering wheel and on the column. What I'm wondering is: Is this some kind of...
  7. Engine Topics
    Hi, the choke/oil light (idiot) on my 86 likes to blink on here and there. it came on once when I had to made a hard left immediately followed by a hard right while going up a hill and turned off once I leveled out. Normally it will blink on for a sec sometimes while I'm shifting (auto by the...
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