1965 Chevy El Camino - Eye Candy

365 Days Of Rushed Restoration

Andrew Schear Jul 1, 2004 0 Comment(s)

Tech Specs

Owner(s)
Robert & Diana Michael, Las Vegas, NV

Vehicle
'65 El Camino

Engine
383-inch SB, AFR 190 aluminum heads, SCAT 8060 forged crankshaft, Lunati forged rods, TRW 9.4:1 forged pistons, Comp Cams solid roller, Edelbrock Performer intake manifold, Barry Grant Race Demon 750-cfm carburetor, Barry Grant Nitrous Works 200hp nitrous shot, Accel ignition, Hooker headers, Flowmaster 3-inch dual exhaust, 524 hp at 5,800 rpm, 535 ft-lb at 4,200 rpm, assembled by American Speed Enterprises, Chicago, IL (309/764-3601)

Transmission
GM TH350, Continental 10-inch converter, 3,500 rpm stall

Suspension
Hotchkis
(F) 2-inch dropped spindles, Hotchkis sport springs, Aerospace 10-inch disc brakes, Hotchkis sway bar, urethane bushings, QA1 shocks
(R) Hotchkis upper and lower control arms, sport springs, Aerospace disc brakes, Hotchkis rear sway bar, urethane bushings, QA1 shocks

Wheels
American Racing Hopster
(F) 18x8
(R) 18x10

Tires
Cooper Avalon
(F) 245/45/18
(R) 275/45/18

Interior
Seat Source bucket seats, tan leather seating surfaces, Auto Meter instrumentation, LeCarra steering wheel, B&M Street Bandit shifter, interior by Denny Nish Interiors, Las Vegas, NV 702/658-2629)

Exterior
Glass Tec fiberglass hood, Vortex bed coating, Dupont Chrome Illusion paint, paint and body by Super Stripes, Henderson, NV (702/898-6441)

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