This 1979 GMC Caballero is an upgraded machine with a modern
fuel-injected V8, sporty interior, and a custom style. So more than
just powerful, this is a unique machine that offers something
that's both affordable and distinctly cool.
This is the kind of custom that's going to make people take a
longer look. After all, it has been upgraded to the aerodynamic
front end of Chevy's El Camino SS, but with a sleeker style and
bright billet grille. So people will be extra impressed when they
guess it's a custom Chevy, and you tell them it's the rarer GMC.
More than just the branding, this one has a style all its own with
the upgraded cowl hood, smoother trim-free sides, and polished
alloys with an extra meaty set in the rear. It's all wrapped in a
later respray of Bahama Blue. And the color earns its name by being
as bright as a tropical ocean.
The interior has a nice and dark look. There are cool details, like
how the two-tone pattern on the door panels match the seats. And
speaking of the seats, they are upgraded high-back buckets with
good bolstering and headrests. There's also a tilt steering column
for added comfort. There are provisions for R134a air conditioning
(it will need serving to blow cold again.) But the large AutoGage
tach, auxiliary readouts, and Sidewinder shifter tell you the real
priority here is about upgraded power.
If the Caballero and El Camino were allowed to evolve into the
modern age, we bet it would have also had a powerhouse like this.
The engine bay has been upgraded to a 6.0-liter Vortec V8. It's
built with the right pieces. That's everything from an aluminum
radiator to help keep it running cool, to the headers that add
power and rumble to the dual exhaust. So this fuel-injected motor
looks right at home in this custom GMC, and it delivers that ideal
mix of serious power in an operation that has an everyday kind of
smoothness. That's why it's paired with a smooth-sifting
three-speed automatic transmission that was rebuilt in 2016. Power
steering, power brakes, and front discs complete this well-rounded
Complete with owner's manual, maintenance records, and restoration
photos, this is a unique machine with truly desirable fuel-injected
power. Don't miss your chance, call today!
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