1966 Chevrolet El Camino
1966 Chevy El Camino ?Retrorod?
Motor/Trans: (estimated 500-525 HP)
454 bored .030 over (468 cu in)
Keith Black pistons, polished crank, polished and shot peened rods, ARP bolts, Comp Cams split duration cam, roller rockers. Edelbrock Performer aluminum heads, Edelbrock RPM air gap intake manifold, Berry Grant 750 Double Pumper carb. HEI ignition. Ceramic coated headers, into 2? dual exhaust to 50 Series Flowmasters.
Trans: TH400 w/2800 stall converter, with trans cooler. Monte Carlo SS quick ratio steering box. Rear end: 3.50:1 ratio, positrack with boxed lower 4 link bars.
Cooling: 4 row radiator with electric fan and mechanical fan.
"Electric" Blue paint show stopper! This truck has freshly polished window trim, re-chromed bumpers, new stainless steel bed rail trim. Restored and Brite dipped grill and bezels. New glass front and back, the side glass is original and cleaned up. New window felts, lock ferrules, everything. New bucket seats; interior is complete, minus radio. Billet Specialties steering wheel, rear view mirror, drivers side mirror, Ididit tilt column (brushed stainless) , Auto Meter gauges (sports comp) fuel-RPM-Oil-Mph-water temp-trans. temp-volts.
B&M Pro Bracket shifter, custom dash panel and power windows. Battery in storage compartment in bed; clutter free engine compartment. Hippo colored spray-in bed liner, light gray to match interior. Frame painted and cleared, inside of frame rails waxed, inside of new quarter panels are waxed and sound deadening materials added to doors. Under side of body undercoated. No rust at all.
New front end rubbers, bushing, ball joints, and springs w/ 1 1/4 front sway bar. Rear axle has 7/8in sway bar, new shocks front and rear, new brakes. A low, 2 1/2in fiberglass cowl hood is installed and the underside is finished.
The body has been reworked and both bed sides replaced and flared 1 1/2 inches at the rear wheels to clear the rear ?meats?. Absolutely all rust has been cut out and new panels replaced the defective areas. All the bright work has been redone and is in perfect condition.
Billet Specialties custom built wheels. Fronts are 8? wide X 17? with Nitto Extreme ZR NT555R 245/45/R17 tires. Rears are 10? by 18? and mount Nitto Drag Extreme Drag NT 555R 305/45/R18 drag radials, soft compound. 12? wide contact area on the pavement.
Took 2nd place at the Tower District show (only time the car was shown). Has 510 miles since the build.
Asking price is FIRM.
Ivo Foster 559-441-3790
Sandy Stairs 559-960-8263
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