For Sale: 1987 Chevrolet El Camino in Hilton, New York

Vehicle Description

1987 El Camino 'Choo-Choo Customs SS' Real Choo-Choo! The Last Year for the El Camino by GM This one is a very dry and clean example of the fabled Elky; A Very Sharp Vehicle with Striking Silver paint and Stripes. Torque Style Wheels Provide Additional Styling and a Wider Footprint for Traction and Handling. The Scoop'ed Hood provides a Sharper transition to the Nose along with the Front and Side Lower Spoilers. A Soft Lift Toneau Cover Keeps the Bed and Your Contents Dry and Away from Nature's Elements and The Side Rails Add a Finishing Jeweled Touch to the Truck Like Bed Area. The Interior is Clean and The Air Conditioning Works Great! We Recently Serviced it and the Elky is Ready to Roll! The Choo-Choo Customs, Inc., El Camino SS model was available through any Chevrolet dealership from 1983 through 1987. The "Choo-Choo SS" was an appearance package only. Unlike earlier Chevrolet Super Sport models, no performance enhancements were made to the production Choo-Choo SS models. A very large percentage of the Choo-Choo Customs, El Camino SS's were not factory Super Sports. That percentage of SS's do not carry the RPO code "Z15", designating Chevrolet Motor Division's "SS Sport Decor". All of the choo-Choo Customs styling, protection and restoration components where available to enthusiasts individually to create an El Camino of their own. The original El Camino SS was produced by Choo-Choo Customs for GM from mid-1983 until the El Camino series was discontinued at the end of 1987. In addition to the aerodynamic nose treatment that was the primary styling feature of all El Camino SSs, all vehicles received graphics on the fascia, doors and tailgate, and a small chrome train logo above the glove compartment door. Vehicles manufactured in 1987 also have a Choo-Choo Customs logo with train on the front fascia and tailgate. A limited number of El Camino SS had aerodynamic-ground effect style side exhausts with rectangular chrome exits. Early El Camino SS until mid-1985 used aluminum body side molding with a machine-turned center and two vinyl inserts running full length of the molding. Later El Camino SS used a more rounded style body side molding. Some vehicles used factory side molding and fender well trim. Many El Camino SS were equipped with aluminum wheels. Early vehicles had center caps with styling holes. Later vehicles featured solid center caps. Aluminum cargo rails were also installed on numerous vehicles. *Choo-Choo Customs El Camino SS's also featured a certification sticker mounted below the driver's side door striker. *All Choo-Choo SSs had "Designer Series" emblems on the door handles. *The front bumper ends were cut off and a portion of the front bumper remained behind the front fascia of all Choo-Choo Customs SS El Caminos. The parking light mounting and lenses are unique. *Large SS graphic was used at the bottom of the front air-dam when no front license plate was used. Smaller SS graphic was used on the driver's side front below the parking light when a front license plate was used. The production Choo-Choo graphics came in only black or silver. *Many, but not all, Choo-Choo SS's used an additional Choo-Choo Customs, Inc., "train" graphic. Often found below the driver's side headlights and on the tailgate. It is believed that Choo-Choo Customs, Inc., experimented with different versions of their logo (train w/smoke trailing and CCC letters) in multiple locations, front fascia and tailgate, throughout 1983-1987. *All Choo-Choo Customs El Camino SS's were "final assembled" at Choo-Choo Customs, Inc's., headquarters in Chattanooga, Tennessee. *Production figures for Choo-Choo Customs El Camino SS (unaudited figures): 1983 - 587, 1984 - 1309, 1985 - 1198, 1986 - 995, 1987 - 861 (total of 4950) Choo-Choo Customs went bankrupt in 1991, though it managed to rebound briefly. In the early 2000's the company went out of business for good and Honest Charley's Speed Shop

Vehicle Details

  • 1987 Chevrolet El Camino
  • Listing ID: CC-1609298
  • Price: $27,500
  • Location:Hilton, New York
  • Year:1987
  • Make:Chevrolet
  • Model:El Camino
  • Exterior Color:Silver
  • Interior Color:Gray
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:51894
  • Stock Number:1468
  • VIN:3GCCW80H8HS909110
Listed By:
Great Lakes Classic Cars
6 Upton St
Hilton, NY 14468

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