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540-POWERED 1970 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO RESTOMOD 4-SPEED

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$31,500

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540-POWERED 1970 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO RESTOMOD 4-SPEED

High Bidder:  GRWLARRY

Auction Type:  Reserve (not met) 

Highest Bid: $31,500 (USD)

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Location:

Albany, New York 12201

Seller:

Engine:

540

Transmission:

Manual

Odometer:

8,742 (Mi)

Chassis/VIN:

136800L152049

Carfax:

Lot Number:

Highest Bid: $31,500 (USD)

High Bidder:  GRWLARRY

Auction Type:  Reserve (Not Met) 

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Location:

Albany, New York 12201

Seller:

Engine:

540

Transmission:

Odometer:

8,742 (Mi)

Chassis/VIN:

136800L152049

Carfax:

Lot Number:

54117653

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Vehicle Story

OVERVIEW 

This 1970 Chevrolet El Camino restomod build is powered by a 540ci Big Block V8 backed by a Muncie M21 four-speed manual transmission. Finished in red over a black vinyl interior, this Chevrolet El Camino comes from the selling dealer with a clear title in the seller’s name.  

Highlights:

  • Functional Cowl Induction hood
  • Black vinyl tonneau cover
  • Classic Auto Air climate control system
  • Power steering
  • Tilt steering column
  • Center console
  • Bucket seats
  • Vintage-look AM/FM/cassette radio
  • Power front disc brakes

Ownership History: 

  • Offered by a dealer 
  • Current location: Albany, NY 

EXTERIOR 

  • Red paint 
  • Functional cowl induction hood
  • Black accent hood stripes
  • Hood pins
  • SS 396 emblems
  • Dual rear view mirrors
  • Wheel opening and lower body trim
  • Black vinyl hinged tonneau cover
  • Rubber bed floor mat

Updates: 

  • Color changed from Gobi Beige (code 50)
  • Removed black vinyl top (code B)

WHEELS AND TIRES 

  • TSW chrome wheels in staggered sizes
  • 245/45/ZR17 in the front and 275/45/ZR18 rear Continental Extreme Contact radial tires

Service History Highlights:  

  • Reportedly new tires

INTERIOR 

  • Black vinyl upholstery 
  • Manual windows
  • Bucket seats
  • Tilt steering column
  • Center console-mounted manual shifter
  • Grant steering wheel with a wood rim
  • Classic Auto Air climate control system
  • Vintage-look AM/FM/cassette radio
  • Rear cab-mounted battery

Updates: 

  • Upholstery changed from Medium Saddle vinyl with a bench seat (code 770) to Black vinyl 
  • Bucket seats
  • Center console
  • Grant steering wheel
  • Air conditioning
  • AM/FM/cassette radio
  • Relocated battery 

 INSTRUMENTS 

  • Odometer shows 8,742 miles
    • True mileage unknown
  • Gauges: 
    • 120-mph speedometer 
    • 8,000-rpm tachometer 
    • Fuel level  
    • Oil pressure 
    • Amps
    • Coolant temperature 

Updates: 

  • Tachometer gauge
  • Oil pressure gauge
  • Amp gauge
  • Coolant temperature gauge

ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION 

Engine: 

  • 540ci Big Block V8
    • Reportedly rated at:
      • 652 hp at 5700 rpm
      • Dyno'd at:
        • 675 hp at 4500 rpm
    • Built by D’Amico Racing Engines
    • 850 Quick Fuel carburetor
    • Dart block
    • Aluminum heads
    • Lemons Headers with 2 1/8" primary tubes
    • 160-amp alternator
    • Power Master XS Torque starter
    • MSD electronic ignition system
    • Milodon oil pan
    • Aluminum Be Cool radiator
    • Dual 13” electric fans

Transmission: 

  • Muncie M21 4-speed manual 

UNDERCARRIAGE, SUSPENSION, BRAKES, AND EXHAUST 

  • Independent front suspension 
  • 12 bolt Solid rear drive axle with a 3.31:1 gear ratio 
  • Hotchkiss front and rear sway bars
  • Power front discs and rear drums
  • Dual 3" exhaust with an X pipe and Magnaflow mufflers

VIDEO 

  • The selling dealer has posted a video that shows the exterior and a start-up below 

 

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Comments & Questions

June 21, 2024
11:05 AM

BID: $31,500

June 21, 2024
11:01 AM

BID: $31,000

June 21, 2024
07:53 AM

Is this considered a nut and bolt rotisserie or a frame on restoration?

June 21, 2024
07:52 AM

Do you have any pictures of the restoration

June 21, 2024
07:52 AM

Very nice. Has any sheet metal been replaced?

June 20, 2024
03:26 AM
Seller

@CLJGATOR – Do you have any other videos of the car driving/running? Does the HVAC work properly? ...

Heat and AC work as expected. I do not have any additional videos at this time.

June 20, 2024
03:08 AM
Bidder

Do you have any other videos of the car driving/running? Does the HVAC work properly?

June 19, 2024
11:49 PM

BID: $30,000

June 19, 2024
01:20 PM

BID: $29,500

June 18, 2024
08:48 AM

BID: $28,800

June 17, 2024
06:26 PM

BID: $27,500

June 14, 2024
07:10 AM

BID: $23,500

June 14, 2024
02:58 AM

BID: $20,000

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