1983 Chevrolet El Camino V8
Truck Car for sale in McPherson, Kansas 67460
Following in the tradition of previous Ford factory built Mustang race cars like the 1968 Cobra Jet, the Boss 429 and the FR500S Mustang Challenge car, Ford Racing and AAI started work on a production run of 50 Cobra Jet Mustangs in January 2010. Ford Racing built 50 Cobra Jet Mustangs at Ford vendor facilities.
One thing that the crew at Volo Auto Museum understands is that context is everything. They have gone the extra mile to display each movie car with memorabilia and signage that brings the scene to life. The museum features actual movie props such as Tom Cruise's racing seat from Days Of Thunder.
Classic Car Overview
Look at every El Camino on every website and you will see this is the most beautiful El Camino on the planet. Professional frame-off custom build by Hot Rod Garage of Sandsprings, OK and upgraded and maintained by Bright Built Hotrods of Salina, KS. Multi-award winner and feature car in Chevy Rumble magazine. A custom 1983 Chevrolet El Camino powered by a 2004 GTO LS1 (5.7L) topped with a Magnuson Supercharger producing 8 pounds of boost (approximately 450 rear-wheel horse power). Headers are by Street & Performance and are connected to stainless exhaust with custom X-pipe and MagnaFlow exhaust. The engine is cooled by a custom AFCO aluminum radiator paired with SPAL electric fans. Transmission is a 4L65E connected to a narrowed Moser 12-bolt posi rearend with 3.42 gears. Front suspension includes Hotchkiss Performance upper A-arms and oversized sway bar, Belltech 2-inch dropped spindles, and QA1 adjustable shocks. Rails are boxed and powder coated, and additional cross-members are added for stability. Rear suspension includes a Hot Rods to Hell truck arm suspension with QA1 adjustable shocks and jack screw springs. Stopping power is provided by a Baer Track system with 13-inch drilled and slotted rotors. The exterior features an Honest Charley's Monte Carlo nose, ground effects, rear roll pan, and hard deck cover; shaved drip rails; black over cinnamon pearl paint with custom graphics; 5-spoke ET wheels (18x8 in front and 18x9.5 in rear) sporting 245/45/18 tires in front and 285/45/18 on the rear; flush door handles and shaved gas lid (moved to bed). The interior is custom tan leather with black leather inserts; Flaming River Waterfall steering wheel; street rod bucket seats; custom console; Lokar shifter; push-to-start button on console; Vintage Air; Nordskog digital gauges; and, a touch-screen stereo system.
Vehicle History Report
Classic Car ID101220532
CategoryHot Rods & Customs
Transmission4 Speed Automatic w/ Overdrive
Custom ColorBlack over Cinnamon Pearl
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