1968 Chevrolet El Camino 400 SBC TH400 12 Bolt Posi Hydroboost Frame Off

1968 Chevrolet El Camino

Make: Chevrolet
Model: El Camino
Type: El Camino
Year: 1968
Mileage: 3480
VIN: 134
Color: Grotto Blue
Engine: 400
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: TH400
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Redwood City, California, United States
Air Conditioning, Power Windows

Description for Chevrolet El Camino 1968

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Full frame-off restoration with no bolt left unturned.

Restoration was completed on an excellent solid AZ car. The only rust it had were the floor pans from sitting outside for years with leaky window seals. They were properly replaced with a 1 piece pan, not sections for the correct look underneath.

Engine is a rebuilt 400 SBC with upgraded electronic ignition, Edelbrock Performer intake, and 700cfm Holley carb with electric choke. Full roller Hydraulic Cam and rocker arms. Block was modified to eliminate cooling issues. Engine was dyno tested in car and made 340 rear wheel horsepower with 404 ft. lbs. of torque. Hooker headers were jet hot coated, aluminized dual exhaust with Flowmaster mufflers. Engine is backed by a rebuilt turbo 400 with shift kit and 2200 stall. 12 bolt posi 3.31 gear. Belt system upgraded to modern Chevy Performance serpentine system with all modern components. R134A AC compressor, high amp alternator, etc. New Heavy duty radiator. Hydroboost power brakes, power steering, Vintage Air AC and Heat. GM disc brakes up front, drum in rear.

Suspension was completely rebuilt front and back. Heavy duty sway bars on both ends of the car. Tubular rear control arms. New BMR Suspension 2" Lowering Spring SP031R.

All of the body and paintwork were professionally done. Repainted in the cars correct original color "D-D" Grotto blue. Dupont 2 stage paint. Vehicle was color sanded and buffed throughout. Bed was completely Rhino Lined for durability, and was painted like the car underneath. Interior was completely replaced. All new reproduction seat covers, console, dash, headliner, door panels, and carpet. All gauge clusters and bezels are new. 120mph speedo and tach. Rosewood steering wheel, tilt column. Custom autosound am fm stereo with upgraded speakers in the kick panels and Ipod hookup. Alarm with key-fob. Power side windows. Every seal and piece of weatherstripping is new on the car. All glass is new except for the vent windows. Every piece of chrome and stainless was either refinished or replaced with new. All new wiring harness.

New Torque converter cover installed

Header flanges have been changed to ball-style and professionally installed

Includes custom outdoor grey California Car Cover, stock height springs, repo factory sales brochure and chassis dyno sheet.

New Ridler 695 wheels and new tires

Front 18X8 245/45ZR-18 GENERAL G-MAX AS-05 XL

Rear 18X9.5 275/40ZR-18 GENERAL G-MAX AS-05 SL