This 1966 Chevrolet El Camino is powered by a rebuilt 350ci V8 and has a 5 speed manual transmission. The suspension has been fitted with a Hotchkis sport kit and Summit control arms. The front brakes were converted to discs, and the wiring, heater core, U-joints, and starter have been replaced. New wheels and tires were also installed. The seller has put 1,000 miles on the car and states that he spent about $14k in total on the refresh. This El Camino is sold with records from the recent work and a clean California title in the seller’s name.
New Tires and Wheels have been installed. US Mags Bandit wheels measure 17×8″ and wear 215/55 BFG G-Force Comp AS/2 tires. The black vinyl interior presents well, with new carpet installed by the seller. An aftermarket steering wheel and B&M shifter have been fitted along with new door locks. The heater core was also replaced, new interior bulbs were installed, and the original clock was repaired. No issues have been noted with the instrumentation, which includes a new temperature gauge. The odometer shows 36,600 miles and is not believed accurate.
A Chevy 350ci V8 has been installed in place of the factory 327. The engine was rebuilt about 2k miles ago by a previous owner. Originally equipped with an automatic, the car has been fitted with a rebuilt World Class T-5 from a Camaro and a new clutch. Within the past 7 months the seller has replaced all wiring and installed a new starter, solenoid, U-joints, windshield wiper motor, blades, and washer system. All work was performed by Briggs Motorsports in Vista, California.
The factory suspension has been upgraded using a Hotchkis Sport kit and Summit Racing control arms. A Summit front disc brake kit with new master cylinder and booster was installed at the same time. $14k in receipts from the seller’s refresh are included in the sale. This truck is straight, well sorted mechanically, and turn key for the next owner. I have $30,000 in this vehicle and as such it will be a great buy for someone.
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