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Camino LS6    866

Keep your eyes open for a '73-'77 Chevelle, El Camino or Monte carlo with a decent sandalwood (light tan) interior that I can raid. :ninja:

Finder's fee: your choice of 6-pack :alcoholic:

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z28luvr01    170

You got it.

Check this thread out. For that dash, it looks like you might have to either go with for a dash cap, or have yours done over (check that www.justdashes.com link - it can be done). A good dash will probably cost a lot on eBay.

Anything else you need besides the dash?

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Camino LS6    866

Thanks Z. I've seen that thread - and Just Dashes looks like an option (an expensive one). But I'm hoping I can find a useable original.

Hmm, shipping from Reno...

That car looks way too clean to steal parts from.

EDIT: I won't know what else I need until the car gets here, probably thursday.

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Next time we're AT THIS JUNKYARD I'll look around for ya, off the top of my head

I do not recall seeing any '70s Caminos but then again I pay more

attention to the Pre-War & '50s stuff.

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XP715    6

Next time we're AT THIS JUNKYARD I'll look around for ya, off the top of my head

I do not recall seeing any '70s Caminos but then again I pay more

attention to the Pre-War & '50s stuff.

Dude, how could you forget that '75ish El Camino in the front row, in front of the office, like a few cars down from that '61 Fleetwood and Centurion convertible? Remember, the bluish one?

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XP715    6

Posted Image

Sorry for the double post, but you can SEE the El Camino I'm talking about all the way over to the right in this picture!

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XP715    6

Right vintage. Could have the right color interior, but I'd bet that it's blue.

But a seat is a seat and you could always have it reupholstered. Were I you, though, I'd instead be on the hunt for some of those awesome swivel buckets found in Grand Prixs/Monte Carlos/Cutlass Supremes from the same era; now THOSE are swank!

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Camino LS6    866

But a seat is a seat and you could always have it reupholstered. Were I you, though, I'd instead be on the hunt for some of those awesome swivel buckets found in Grand Prixs/Monte Carlos/Cutlass Supremes from the same era; now THOSE are swank!

Mine has a seat. The main item of concern is the dash pad, followed by the door panels. You could get the swivel buckets in Caminos and Chevelles too, but I'm a purist and this one didn't come with them so it doesn't get them. I'd make an exception if I were building a "no rules" toy though.

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z28luvr01    170

Well, if it's in good shape, you could always dye it the right color.

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XP715    6

http://boston.craigslist.org/sob/car/274521381.html

Obviously this thing is way too nice to ever be a parts vehicle, but keep your eyes on the prize and this is what yours will become some day!

..... the more I read the threads about these things, the more I want one myself!

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Satty    338

I saw a '69 El Camino and a Chevelle (didn't get close enough to get the year or price, but it looked mint from 200 feet) at dealerships yesterday. The El Camino had a tag hanging in the window with the price on it, $18k.

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Keep your eyes open for a '73-'77 Chevelle, El Camino or Monte carlo with a decent sandalwood (light tan) interior that I can raid.

*glares at Camino*

Ok, bud, now you've done it. I ain't gonna let you raid no Monte Carlo. Hmph.

But, if you'd like to get parts from a DONOR CAR (the politically-correct terminology), then, yes, you may.

;)

He he he

Cort:33swm."Mr Monte Carlo.Mr Road Trip".pig valve.pacemaker

PICS:lego.HO.model.MCinfo.RT.CHD = http://www.chevyasylum.com/cort

"What are we going to call it then?" ... Michael Martin Murphy ... 'Will It Be Love By Morning?'

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Camino LS6    866

*glares at Camino*

Ok, bud, now you've done it. I ain't gonna let you raid no Monte Carlo. Hmph.

But, if you'd like to get parts from a DONOR CAR (the politically-correct terminology), then, yes, you may.

;)

He he he

Cort:33swm."Mr Monte Carlo.Mr Road Trip".pig valve.pacemaker

PICS:lego.HO.model.MCinfo.RT.CHD = http://www.chevyasylum.com/cort

"What are we going to call it then?" ... Michael Martin Murphy ... 'Will It Be Love By Morning?'

:AH-HA_wink:

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