1966 EL CAMINO-FULL BUILD

JUST GORGEOUS MARINA BLUE/METAL IS FANTASTIC/STRATO
BUCKET SEATS/STEEL COWL INDUCTION HOOD/FRESH ZZ454 GM
CRATE ENGINE/TKO 5-SPEED/FULL UPRATED COOLING
SYSTEM/ALUMINUM RADIATOR/AIR CONDITIONING/12 BOLT
POSITRACTION/FULL NEW SUSPENSION/4-WHEEL DISC
BRAKES/FRESH BUILD/FULL PREP

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1966 Chevelle El Camino Custom with restoration/modification to a gorgeous Marina Blue presentation, now with the GM Crate ZZ454 powerful unit and the 5-speed transmission, this now also has all new complete driving systems from the engine to transmission to full compression suspension, with the aggressive cowl induction hood, the new Rally wheels and radial tires, one can see the loving care went into this spectacular build,
 
Engine: brand new ZZ454 GM crate engine installed with test miles only, performance HEI ignition, Holley 750 carb with mechanical secondary’s and electric choke, new ceramic coated long tube headers, excellent dry reading compresson just taken from 175psi to 180psi across (LINK),

Fuel system: new fuel pump. New from front to back except original 3/8” steel main fuel line. New Quanta products fuel tank, gauge sending unit, fuel tank neck and hose, fuel cap, and rubber hoses.

Cooling system: New DeWitt’s aluminum radiator with “ice black” coating and dual electric cooling fans. New heavy duty high volume aluminum water pump, new clamps and hoses, all of these parts are to support the uprated described air conditioning system,  

Air Conditioning system: New Classic Auto Air complete unit, just blows so very cold,

Transmission and rear: New Tremec TKO 500 five speed, new clutch, new mechanical clutch linkage, (stock)., new trans mount and cross member, new custom drive shaft, new Eaton clutch less posi rear…12 bolt….3.08 gear ratio, rear end completely rebuilt.

Electrical: New ‘Lectric Limited’ wiring harnesses throughout. New 140amp alternator. New bulbs throughout including instrument panel. New electric “knee knocker” tach. New super sport gauge package….analog oil pressure, temperature and volt meter. All in dash, no accessory gauges.

Suspension/Steering: the front has new A-arms, bushings, tie rods, idler arm, new heavy duty sway bar, new heavy duty gas charged shocks, new 25% stiffer coil springs, stock ride height, the rear features new heavy duty boxed trailing arms, new heavy duty sway bar, new coil springs and gas charged shocks, again with the stock ride height, to handle even better than stock is the new variable ratio (14-16 to 1) power steering box with the new ‘Ididit’ tilt steering column.

Brakes: new 4 wheel Stainless Steel Brake Corp disc brakes with new brake lines and correct Delco power brake master cylinder. New parking brake cables, braking system just checked (LINK),

Interior: features a black interior that is so good it looks like a time warp, new door panels, arm rests, carpet over Hush mat, headliner restored, now has the rebuilt Strato  Bucket seats with TMI Sport Seat upholstery and foam, OEM seat belts, these seats are a work of interior art, also has a rosewood steering wheel, factory center console.

Bed: in order to protect the rear end, a new Bullet bed liner with new paint, new stainless trim rails, this truck is designed for a wonderful weekend enjoyment drive, clean and solid underchassis (LINK),

History: this car/truck was originally a 396cid/325 horsepower with powerglide and factory air, power steering, power brakes, and a black interior bench seat interior, the car was and Marina Blue with all just great metal, cosmetically, the restorer said…“the car looked great when I purchased it, but it had the original 1966 suspension, original drive train and a bunch of squeaks and rattles. My goal was to make it a really solid driver, fun to drive, reliable, good performance….no worries about driving it anywhere. That is exactly what I did. It’s tight as a drum, handles great and will cruise all day at 80 at under 2200 rpm. Original complete motor goes with car along with some spares. I am also including receipts alone for parts and labor that I can document for a total over $46,1498 plus many other expenses and countless hours plus the truck itself” ,

Summary:  a just spectacular 1966 El Camino that is a full documented restoration of a very original ‘393’ unit, now just completed with road testing to bed in and check all systems, equipped with many options that are very desired, read for Driven Show and offered at way below costing, $36,950