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El Camino fans

Discussion in 'Other Rides' started by Z3PR, Mar 14, 2004.

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    pauly383 Daddy383 Staff Member Moderator

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    I am actually thinking of getting an Elky project in the future. I still can't get Chevelles out of my head and since I am a truck guy now......Fast with a load in the bed /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    I am actually thinking of getting an Elky project in the future. I still can't get Chevelles out of my head and since I am a truck guy now......Fast with a load in the bed /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

    [/ QUOTE ]I want a 78 to 88. I like the body style on the 5th gens the best.
     
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    I had a 69 elky in H.S. 350/4spd 10 bolt 3.73's. I really want another 69. maybe a BB/400 this time. Just can't find any where I am. Found a ton online, But can't seem to get them. To far away. But thanks for the link. Saved that one!!
     
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    I want a 78 to 88

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    There are quite a few nice ones here in AZ. See a few on used car lots from time to time. There is a nice marron one somewhere here I saw slightly lowered with those new 17 inch new style cragar s/s rims . I wouldn't mind those years either. I had a 78 Monte Carlo, same interior, you could transfer a floor shift console from one into an Elky. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    To far away

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    Too bad, there are plenty out here without rust. I am sure shipping one would be cost prohibitive. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
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    To far away

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    Too bad, there are plenty out here without rust. I am sure shipping one would be cost prohibitive. /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif

    [/ QUOTE ]Having a real hard time finding one around here too. What kind of price range are they going for down there. I'm kinda looking in the $3,500.00 or under price range. I have family in Phoenix, and have thought about having them find one for me. Then I'd fly down and drive it back.
     
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    I did an Autotrader search and there are a few:

    1978 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO 1978 EL CAMINO V8 350, AT,CD, TILT WHEEL, GROUND EFFECTS, "CHERRY BOMB" GLASS-PACK MUFFLER, LIKE NEW TIRES. $2950 CALL AFTER 2:30. 623-933-4042.More Details \& Photos (623) 933-4042

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    Phoenix, AZ
    $1,800
    1978 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO V8, AT, POWER STEERING, AIR CONDITIONING, STEREO AM FM, TINT, RUNS GREAT, 78K MILES, TAN/BEIGE INTERIOR & EXTERIOR, CA PLATE/TITLE, NICE LOOKING CAR, $1800 OR BEST OFFER, 602-795-7406More Details \& Photos (602) 795-7406

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    Sedona, AZ
    $3,500
    1978 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE, 350 W/TURBO, 350 TRANSMISSION, W/RACING SHIFT KIT, & HUGHS 3500 RPM, STALL CONVERTER, NEW RADIATOR, GAS TANK, , ALARM, CD, RIMS, TIRES, $3500 OR BEST OFFER, 928-284-9304,More Details \& Photos (928) 284-9304

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    Mesa, AZ
    $3,450
    1980 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO 6 CYLINERS, AT, POWER BRAKES, POWER STEERING, AIR CONDITIONING, GOOD CONDITION, ALL AROUND NEW TIRES, NICE WHEELS, DAILY DRIVER, $3450 OR BEST OFFER, MUST SELL, 480-233-0503 OR 480-357-4023,More Details \& Photos (480) 233-0503

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    Phoenix, AZ
    $3,995
    1984 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO IF YOU NEED MORE INFORMATION , ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS CALL 1-800-481-0266, PHONE 8004810266(800) 481-0266

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    Phoenix, AZ
    $2,750
    1985 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO, 305/2BBL, AT, RUNS/DRIVES, TAN/BROWN, SALVAGE TITLE, $2,750 OBO, PHONE 6022582277(602) 258-2277

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    Mesa, AZ
    $3,500
    1985 EL CAMINO, 0 MILES ON REBUILT 350 V8, 2000 MILES ON REBUILT 350 TRANS, METALLIC BLUE, BODY IN GREAT SHAPE, INT IN GOOD SHAPE, $3500, 480-228-7317,, PHONE 4802287317(480) 228-7317

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    Mesa, AZ
    $2,650
    1985 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO, 305 ENG, 350 TURBO TRANS, PARTIALLY RESTORED, PW, PDL, $2650 OBO, 480-962-7383,, PHONE 4809627383(480) 962-7383

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    Chandler, AZ
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    1986 EL CAMINO V8 ENGINE RUNS GREAT, POWER WINDOWS, POWER DOOR LOCKS, A/C, CRUISE CONTROL, TILT WHEEL, AM/FM RADIO AND STEREO TAPE PLEASE CONTACT ME AT **480-659-9299** OR **602-697-1788**, PHONE 4806599299(480) 659-9299
     
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    It's funny, The last one i found that i liked was on ebay. It was a mostly stock 69 with a 307 and 3spd stick. Body looked real good. but it was in pheonix. How big a yard do you have, paul, buddy, pal...... can you store one till I can come and get it???? my friend??????? /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    I have one acre if you include house. Sure. I wouldn't put too many miles on it/forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif.Buy one and fly out . Drive it home /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    It was a mostly stock 69 with a 307 and 3spd stick.

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    For something like that with no rust , you'd pay like 3-4 grand out here. I always say buy a six cylinder car or small V-8 car with no rust, then swap engine accordingly. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    For something like that with no rust , you'd pay like 3-4 grand out here. I always say buy a six cylinder car or small V-8 car with no rust, then swap engine accordingly.

    [/ QUOTE ] Agree. Get something that hasn't been beat to death, build it how you like it, then beat on it. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif I would be happy with a mid 80's model with a 4.3 v6. I'm grtting old enough to NOT beat on cars anymore. I just want a nice looking El Camino for a dailly driver.
     
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    I'm grtting old enough to NOT beat on cars anymore.

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    Me too. I drive my truck easy. Now recently we got a 2003 Impala, and I don't beat on it, but I have opened it up a little bit " Just to see what it could do " (like 110 on I-10 without trying) . I think I need another Chevy. Like Jeckyl and Hyde /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Might have found my El Camino. [​IMG] It's a 78 El Camino SS with a 305. They're asking $3,350.00, hopefully I can get them talked down to $2,500.00 . /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    I like the 71' and 72' El Caminos and Chevelles myself. Pizza cutters in front and 33x22.50's out back look awesome on those cars. The only prob with EL Caminos is that they can be hard to get to hook up if I remember right. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    I like the 71' and 72' El Caminos and Chevelles myself. Pizza cutters in front and 33x22.50's out back look awesome on those cars. The only prob with EL Caminos is that they can be hard to get to hook up if I remember right. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif

    [/ QUOTE ]Yeah, they are alittle light in the rear, but at this point in my life I'm not looking for a hot rod anymore. So I'm not going to be lighting them up at every stoplight, but it's nice to know I could if I wanted too. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif What do y'all think of this 78 SS ?? [​IMG]
     
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    Small pic, but it looks like a good foundation /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif Where is that one at, southwest , or near you? Looks like the brightwork is all there. Good find if it aint rusty /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Small pic, but it looks like a good foundation /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif Where is that one at, southwest , or near you? Looks like the brightwork is all there. Good find if it aint rusty /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

    [/ QUOTE ]It's located about 60 miles east of me. I'm going to try to go see it next monday.
     
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    Honestly, I find any 73' and newer El camino very unattractive but thats me. /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     

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