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  1. Anyone know where I can find exterior door trim pieces?

    Body Restoration
    I just bought an 1986 El Camino but its missing this trim on both doors. I would like a whole set just so the pieces are equal wear but if not possible for cheap enough then i'll just get the door trim pieces. It's the chrome with the black stripe down the middle.
  2. 1965 rear window trim

    Wanted Items
    I need the rear window center clip that connects the 2 trim pieces below the inside rear window on a 1965 el camino or a complete set of inside plastic trim, mine is red.
  3. Choo Choo Aluminum Side Molding

    Body Restoration
    I am hoping some of the CCC enthusiasts can help me out here. I am just trying to figure out what was original on the side molding. I realize that we cannot buy this stuff anymore and that people have been just removing it from their cars, but I would like to know what is "original". I...
  4. how to safely remove headliner trim 80 elky

    Interior Restoration
    can anyone tell me how to remove the piece of trim that runs along the edge of the headliner near the front wind shield?
  5. Trim restoration

    Body Restoration
    I talked to some nice people at a company called Concourse Trim LLC. They had some examples of pot metal stuff they restored 1/2 of the part, and OMG its hard to believe it looked so good from what I would have considered Junk. They can straighten and polish stainless to show quality if its not...
  6. 4th gen plastic interior pillar trim

    Wanted Items
    Hey all, I'm in need of only one piece of molding trim for a 76 elkie, it's the last thing I need. I have the rear speaker covers and the front pillar covers, and the cover that goes between the headliner and the windshield, but what I don't have is the drivers side cover that connects the three...
  7. Chrome Trim

    Body Restoration
    So I am in the beginning stages of a restoration of a 1981 El Camino. I am trying to come up with what it is that I have. On the dash it has a malibu emblem. I have no history on the car so can not say if the dash was replaced or if it came that way. Anyway after looking at pics on the internet...
  8. Interior color change?

    Interior Restoration
    I'm wanting to change my car interior from Oxblood to black. I'll be buying a new dash and such. Just want to dye or paint the trim and kick panels black. What would be the best way to achieve this? Looking for something that wont fade easily or rub off. -Kevin
  9. trim removed!

    Body Restoration
    Finally got most of my trim removed to start prepping for paint. It won't let me upload pictures so I'll put them in my photobucket. I'll try to upload them again later.
  10. Trim and Bumpers

    Body Restoration
    I am working a 68 and I have most of the trim from the bed and both front and rear bumpers. The trim is pitted and both bumpers have some dings and pitting. My question is whether it is better to just buy replacement pieces or to have the originals restored? Not sure how much more expensive...
  11. new 78 SS

    For New Forum Members Only
    hey everyone i work at a auction hall and we recently got a 78 elky SS that i plan on buying for my first car (im driving a Buell motorcycle now).I have been doing a lot of research but i still got some questions, is there anything i should look for before buying it? and where can i find the...
  12. New to Forum, working on 2nd Elky

    For New Forum Members Only
    Hello all, just joined the forum from here in east-central Texas. Purchased my second El Camino a few months ago, an all-original 1978. Had an '85 for 2 years as my first car. I have a laundry list of things to do to this one, like everyone else i'm sure. So far i've re-painted the interior...
  13. having problems with body moulding clips (5th gen)

    Body Restoration
    both of these body moulding clips dont fit (5th gen), the first i bought from ebay and second pic is what we found at o'reilly's this is an example of on of the original clip that cracked does anybody know where i can find the real clip pieces for the 5th gens
  14. Side body clips for 1982

    Body Restoration
    I need to put the side trim along both sides and the tailgate of my 1982 Elky. However these clips are very expensive (3$ a piece) and I don't have enough in my budget to buy all of them. Is it necessary to actually put a clip on each nub or could I get by with just putting a few clips on each...
  15. 5thGen: Do You Have List of Interior Components?

    Interior Restoration
    I have had the interior of my 85 EC gutted for more than a year. I am getting ready to send the EC to the painter. However, I would like to inspect, organize, refurbish and inventory all of the pieces for the interior. Does anyone have a list of all the interior components/trim pieces? Such...
  16. Headliner backer question for a 1980

    Tips & Tricks
    I just joined and wanted to ask question for anyone that has a 1980 or close. I am trying to restore my car for my son and we removed the headliner. I purchased the new material, glue, etc...but see that most of the forums talk about there being a cardboard backer. We did not have that under our...
  17. 5th gen rear window trim

    Body Restoration
    What is the trim around the rear window made out of? Also can it be chromed I was trying to get a quote and the man on the phone said he thinks it's some kind of aluminum or stainless steel and may just look like chrome. It has been painted over on my el camino and we chipped some of the paint...
  18. wheel well trim

    Body Restoration
    hey guys i know its probably a bit of a long shot but has anyone got an idea where to get wheel well trim for a 74 or have an idea of which other vehicles might fit or can be modified to adapt to the car?
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