1971 El Camino "Red Devil"

1971 Chevrolet El Camino

Condition: Used
Make: Chevrolet
Model: El Camino
Type: El Camino
Trim: SS 454
Year: 1971
Mileage: 8,000
Color: red / black
Engine: 454
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: black
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Santa Cruz, California, United States
Extras
Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows
CD Player
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Description for Chevrolet El Camino 1971

This beauty is completely done - can be driven on the street or hauled to the track to race. This has been a very long, labor and money intense project. VIDEOS available on request
Professional Build ----- AS OF March 2016
ENGINE AND EXHAUST:
Freshly hand-built LS-5 big block: 454 cu. In., bored .030 over, hot-tanked and baked
ARP main caps and rod bolts
New brass freeze plugs; New Polyurethane motor mounts
Triple coated pop-up forged Mahle Pistons with hand-finished Mahle piston rings
Brodix Aluminum Race-Rite Heads with Stainless steel valves (2.25 intakes; 1.88 exhausts) and double springs with ARP head studs and 12-point nuts (to clear headers)
Decked block, polished, to 10.8-1 compression
Cometic Multi Layer Steel engine gaskets .051" (head and manifold)
Steel crank cross drilled, ground, polished, chamfered and balanced separately with Clevite bearings
Edelbrock Performer 2.0 aluminum intake manifold
Rods and pistons balanced and blueprinted (individual parts and as assembled)
Lunati hydraulic Roller cam (.578/.595 lift; duration 232/242 @ 50 degrees (advertised 290/300) with Clevite cam bearings
Lunati Roller lifters and Lunati 1.7 aluminum billet roller rockers w/ needle bearings;
Comp Cams chrome moly push rods
Professional Products timing chain: billet, double roller with Torrington bearing
770 cfm Holly Ultra Street Avenger carburetor--polished, with red anodized aluminum sections
New power steering pump and reservoir with chrome cap
New GM harmonic balancer
Billet Aluminum V-pulleys--crank and water pump
Billet Aluminum alternator fan blades and pulley
March Performance billet aluminum alternator brackets in clear powdercoat
March Performance billet aluminum v-pulley for power steering pump, clear powdercoat
Edelbrock high-flow aluminum water pump--long neck
Moroso 6 quart deep-sump aluminum oil pan and pick up;
Melling High Performance high-flow oil pump
Billet Aluminum timing chain cover
Tall Trick Flow chrome valve covers
FelPro High Performance cork-and-steel valve cover gaskets
Chrome Holley fuel pump, mechanical high flow
Hooker 2" Competition Headers--ceramic thermal coated with 3.5 inch collectors
Quick Time Performance stainless steel electric exhaust cut-outs with dash switch
Complete new alumacoated 3" exhaust system and Flowmaster mufflers custom built and welded
Complete new Air Conditioning System (including new ductwork) with R134a coolant from Classic Auto Air (this utilizes all factory vents--not an under-dash "add on" look).
Polished Billet Aluminum cover on new Sanden Air Compressor
Firewall Block-off plates to cover factory A/C system holes
Specially made air conditioning lines to avoid factory draped-over-valve-cover look
Billet Aluminum locking Moroso screw-in oil dipstick (NHRA approved)
Lokar locking transmission dipstick and tubes (NHRA approved)
Billet Aluminum ignition wire looms and separators by R & M
New MSD red 8.5 mm Super Conductor ignition wires
New MSD "Street Fire" HEI distributor
Russell braided stainless fuel line with double-feed to carburetor
Hitachi High-Torque starter
RON DAVIS RACING PRODUCTS ALUMINUM RADIATOR; TWIN SPAL SHROUDED FANS FLOWING 4720 CFM, CUSTOM ALUMINUM MOUNTING BRACKETS
NEW 3" HIGH-FLOW SUMMIT RACING AIR CLEANER SYSTEM (K&N STYLE) INCLUDING TOP FLOW ELEMENT
POLISHED STAINLESS OVERFLOW SYSTEM FOR RADIATOR WITH EARL'S FITTINGS AND BRAIDED LINES
TRANSMISSION/ DRIVE LINE: professionally built by Aztec Transmissions, Tucson
Freshly hand-built 700R4 overdrive transmission (Replaces original Turbo Hydramatic 400)
Hughes "Stage Two" transmission shift kit installed; all new seals
Hughes performance Sprag Assembly
Hughes front transmission pump
Hughes Racing transmission clutches
Hughes 3000 rpm stall speed lockup Torque Converter (no TransBrake or Line Lock)
New Transmission cross-brace for mounting to frame
B&M QuickSilver floor shifter with illuminated gear selector
B&M "Street Rod Super Cooler" transmission cooling system with braided lines & Russell fittings
Driveshaft cut, re-welded, balanced to proper new length, painted gloss black
Front and rear universal joints by Brute Force
REAR END: (Chevy 12-bolt)
New Sierra Performance Axles
New Eaton 3rd member carrier
New Sierra Performance 3.73 positraction gears (street version of Richmond Gear)
Billet aluminum differential cover with adjustable bearing support studs
New Monroe Sensatrak shock absorbers (rear only)
New anodized and coated gas tank with insulated stainless steel straps, sending unit and anti-rattle kit
New grade-8 half inch lug bolts for front and rear hubs
New rear tires (275/40/R18) Continental Extreme Contact
BRAKES:
Front: Wilwood "Big Brake" 12.18" rotors drilled/slotted, zinc finish, 4-piston calipers, red powdercoat.
Rear: Wilwood "Pro Series" 12.18" rotors drilled/slotted, zinc finish, 4-piston calipers, red powdercoat.
New Braided Stainless Steel Brake Lines front and back
New Brake Switch under dash
Master Cylinder and proportioning valves--Wilwood billet aluminum
RSD 8" Brake Booster in Chrome finish
New Wilwood Stainless Steel Emergency Brake assembly with polyurethane sheath
INTERIOR:
Complete new SS dash panel, including new chrome A/C vents, cigar lighter, light switch, ash tray, etc.
New dash pad in black
New brake pedal with chrome "Disc Brakes" insert
New dimmer switch for Digital Dash lights (custom installation) from Dakota Digital
New "factory" Glove Box servicing decal
New Dakota Digital dash cluster and gauges with blue LED illumination, with wiring harness
Dakota Digital integrated-in-dash electronic cruise control system with custom steering column lever
Dakota Digital integrated-in-dash compass and outside temperature sensor
DAKOTA DIGITAL ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE: AUTOMATIC HEADLIGHTS, RADIO, DOMELIGHT, ETC.
Sending units for Dakota Digital integrated-in-dash gear shift read-out and light-dimming capability
New top of the line Sony XPlod stereo system with CD capability, I-Pod and Flash Drive slots, custom installed in dash, doors and rear with 6 speakers (Pioneer and Sony) (Installed by "Carlito's Specs, Inc.")
New flush-mount Power Antenna for radio, custom installation, with special safety drain at lower cowl
TWO ADDITIONAL UNDER-DASH FUSE BOXES, hard wired to the battery, with one being for switched power
New SS horn button
New Windshield Wiper Motor
New Windshield Wiper Transmission Arms and articulating pin kit
New fan motor installed--Classic Auto Air--with wiring harness
New interior day/night rear view mirror
New chrome escutcheon plates for sun visors
New Heater/Air Conditioning controls face plate for dash
New Chrome knobs for Heater and A/C controls
New steering column turn-signal assembly
New Corbeau black leather and microsuede reclinable racing seats with 2 inch 4-point red harnesses
New NASA-developed heat/sound shielding under carpeting and on firewall
New black carpeting
New custom red "El Camino SS" floor mats
Fresh window tinting for back glass and all door windows, March 2013
BODY and SUSPENSION:
New frame-to-body polyurethane bushings throughout
NEW BLUE-BULB XENON HEADLIGHTS
NEW HEADLIGHT RETAINING RINGS WITH SCREW KITS
PARKING LIGHT FASTENER KIT
New SS and 454 badges on front fenders
New passenger-side door hinge, striker, spring and fasteners
New LED taillights
New Chrome taillight housings with gaskets and some other chrome pieces in rear, new stainless screws
New tail light lenses with gaskets
TWO LED NO-LOAD FLASHERS COMPATIBLE WITH DAKOTA DIGITAL DASH
TWO NEW ELECTRONIC RELAYS ($100 each) to enable the LED lighting to work properly
New backup light lenses
New Chrome drip rails--both sides
New vent wing glass, passenger side (not installed, but comes with car)
New fiberglass sound deadening under hood
Complete new floor pan and cross braces
Frame-off sanding, painting and detailing of frame and rear end housing.
Fresh undercoating throughout undercarriage
New inner fenders, painted on top and undercoated underneath
New core support for radiator
NEW HOOD HINGES--left and right
New chrome lug nuts with locks on each wheel
New front Summit Racing 3-way adjustable shock absorbers set to 60/40
Sony Explode sound system by Mas in Santa Cruz - includes new amp and subwoofer system
INSTALLED BY PREVIOUS OWNER in 2010
(The dealer gave me this information--this same dealer sold the car to the previous owner approximately one year earlier, and it was then traded back for another car)
Fresh Red Paint with Black Racing Stripes and clear-coated (front, roof and right rear quarter panel repainted and complete car "touched up" in 2013 and in 2015)
18x8 American Racing TorqLite Wheels--billet aluminum, polished--one has scratch on rim (needs buffing)
New seat, headliner and door panel upholstery (sold the seat, kept the rest!)
New window cranks and knobs
New sun visors
New rear window and rear window chrome
Line-X bed liner (which I have coated in Aerospace 303 compound)
Summit Racing triple core aluminum radiator--DISCARDED
Aluminum shroud and electric fan--DISCARDED
LED front turn signals
Hotchkis suspension: 4 coil springs, front and rear (solid) sway bars, lower trailing arms, swivel-link trailing arms, upper to lower braces, tie-rod sleeves etc.
Edelbrock adjustable aluminum upper control arms
New ball joints, tie rods
New front and rear bumpers, chrome
New grille