1986 Chevrolet El Camino SS 27667 Miles Black Pickup Truck 5.0L HO V8 4 Speed Au

Condition: Used
Make: Chevrolet
Model: El Camino
SubModel: SS
Type: Pickup Truck
Trim: SS
Year: 1986
Mileage: 27,667
VIN: 3GCCW80H9GS904951
Color: Black
Engine: 5.0L HO V8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Interior color: Gray
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Local pick-up only

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Description of 1986 Chevrolet El Camino SS

It's official, 1980s El Caminos are worthy of collector status. This 1986 Chevrolet El Camino SS is one of those cool machines that everyone forgets about until they see it in person, and with just over 27,000 original miles, it remains one of the nicest truck/cars we've seen in a long time. Thanks to handsome two-tone paint, this El Camino looks like a far more expensive car than it is. Black and silver is a classic '80s combination that works... particularly well on the Elky's bodywork, enhancing the length of the body and highlighting the car's unique features. That is original paint and it is exceptionally well preserved, and the overall look is quite factory-correct thanks to expert care and maintenance over the years. The SS model was more of a trim package than an actual hardware upgrade, but that was the 1980s: style over substance and you worked with what you had. Whatever the case, it looks great. The red tape stripe that highlights the fender wells provides a nice break point for the two-tone colors and the band of bright trim and tie-down rails surrounding the bed remains in excellent condition. A rubber bed mat was installed to help protect the paint underneath, so you can still put this one to work on weekends if that's your inclination. The handsome gray interior is a real treat, starting with the luxurious-looking bucket seats, a center console, and upholstery that remains in excellent condition. The instrument panel should look familiar to anyone who drove a rear-wheel-drive GM product in the '80s, but it's in remarkably good condition, with a seamless dash pad and bright gauge faces, and the SS models even got a tachometer. Matching burgundy carpets and smooth door panels are in great condition, and you'll note that this El Camino is heavily optioned with power windows and locks, A/C, cruise control, and a tilt steering column. The original radio is augmented with a small graphic equalizer, which is a perfect '80s touch. You'll be pleasantly surprised by how much room there is inside and how bright and airy it feels, despite the close-coupled two-seat body and big bed out back. This is a car that you could easily drive cross-country without feeling like it beat you up. The engine is a 305 cubic inch Chevy V8 topped by throttle body fuel injection and making the kind of fat torque that makes us love V8s. Most of the engine bay looks fairly stock, so it hasn't been modified or abused and the result is a car that runs like new. The original air cleaner and tightly packed accessories make for an all-business engine bay, which uses mostly OEM components for reliability and easy service. A 2004R 4-speed automatic transmission means this El Camino is an easy cruiser, and it spins a set of highway-friendly the original rear end. That looks like the original exhaust system with a new transverse muffler and you'll note that the floors are extraordinarily clean, suggesting that this car has never lived in a rust belt climate. Flashy chrome Cragar wheels measure 14 inches in diameter and wear 215/70/14 BFGoodrich T/A radials. Someone took great care of this El Camino SS, and the results are certainly worth the effort. One of the nicest ones we've ever featured, it's proof that you can't fake quality. Call today!