Dave D’s 1971 El Camino

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Dave D’s 1971 El Camino

This is a 66k original mile 1971 El Camino that Dave found for sale a few years ago. The seller had inherited it from their family member, and their restoration was already nearly complete with a few finishing touches needed.

Dave says that the El Camino is a pleasure to drive and handles better than new with the upgraded heavy duty sway bars. The 1971 El Camino is equipped with a slightly upgraded 350 small block and TH350 transmission.

“It’s my daily driver all summer, it’s smooth, comfortable and just fun to drive.”


Dave plans to slightly change and upgrade a few things about the previous owner’s modifications, including adding a tonneau cover and possibly changing the wheels and tires to something of his taste.

Ground Up Parts Featured In This Build

1968-1972 El Camino Heater Box Cover A/C Delete Panel

Part #: AXB-9B


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1968-1972 El Camino Front Inner Fenderwell Kit Steel

Part #: RIF-68KIT


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1968-1972 El Camino Radiator Instalation Kit

Part #: AP-789K


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1972 El Camino Parking Lamp Bezels

Part #: LPB-72E


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