This is a real 1970 SS El Camino with Cowl Induction.
540 Siamesed 4.5" Block with priority main oiling, F.A.S.T. Fuel Injection Package rated up to 1,200hp. Ported & Polished & Flowed Heads & balancing by Rachella, Tremec TKO600 5 speed transmission with White Lightening short throw shifter, 3:55 gears, Polished 3" mandrel bent stainless exhaust, widened SS Rims in rear to accommodate the 295 TA Redial Tires (12.2" width), Forged & Coated Pistons with recessed top ring for Nitrous, Full Serpentine with Vintage Air and high voltage alternator, Accu-Sump Preoiler for cold starts, Variable Nitrous currently set to 100hp with red button on shifter knob, Coated Headman Headers (long tube), Ultra-Magnum Roller Rockers, Custom Grind .649" lift Crane Cam with DOUBLE SWAP firing order (18726543), Full QA1 Suspension with Tubular control A-arms top & bottom, 3C Racing Control Arms with fully adjustable anti-hop bars and pumpkin restraint, custom camper window for ventilation, Rhino Lining in back, Full Vintique SS Rims, QA1 adjustable shocks all 4 corners, custom front springs, custom fuel system with 1/2" supply and 3/8" return lines, Fuel Injection Fuel Tank with Aeroquip 85psi adjustable pump, 1/2" custom valve cover spacers O-Ringed to not need gaskets. 11:1 compression ratio engine, Full polished aluminum heads, valve covers, custom spacer and intake. Polished serpentine components. 4 core aluminum "Be Cool" radiator. car has been in restoration for 2 years and is now done. estoraton. No disappointments. None Nicer. Gets way more looks than my wife's red Hellcat.
It’s 2020 and I have been invited to judge yet another car show. It is something I love doing as it exposes me to cherry cars and commensuration with like-minded friends. However as mentioned, this is 2020. The global pandemic of COVID-19 has given cancel culture the upper hand on just about every aspect of […]
By 1951, when Jaguar introduced the art-deco teardrop lines of the XK120 Fixed Head Coupe, they already had impacted the motoring world with the XK120 roadster that proved to be the fastest production car in the world. The 120 in the name referred to its top speed of 120 mph. Clark Gable famously took delivery […]
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Yesterday, our Video of the Day featured Lady Penelope’s FAB1, a weapon-equipped pink Rolls-Royce from the Thunderbirds, a British television series in the mid-1960s. Today, we share an update on the car, this time featuring James May of Top Gear as he tools around in a drivable version of the car built for a movie […]
There are many racing dynasties, made up of passion and drive that span generations. Once the bug hits, it’s hard to shake – even more so when you have been around it all your life. When your father is an SCCA National Champion driver with a go-fast parts business, it’s hard to be sheltered from […]
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