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1965 Chevrolet El Camino 283 V8 No Reserve on 2040-cars

Year:1965 Mileage:99999
Location:

Garden Grove, California, United States

Garden Grove, California, United States

 Up for auction is a 1965 Chevrolet El Camino with a 283 V8 engine and automatic transmission.  The vehicle is in overall good condition.  The vehicles runs and drives but the engine is 'tired" and is leaking oil and coolant from a leaky freeze plug.  The vehicle comes with a rebuilt 283 V8 that needs to be installed, I just don't have the time anymore.  The vehicle also has power steering and power disc brakes in the front.  The exhaust is newer and sounds nice.  The body is in great shape with minor scratches associated with normal use, could probably be buffed out.  The wheels and tires are also in good shape with a lot of thread still on them.  The interior is in good shape with no tears.  It also has a Sony CD player in the glovebox..  This would make an excellent cruiser for the right person.  If you have the knowledge you can swap out the engine yourself or have someone else do it.  No Reserve!  Highest bid takes it.  Inspections are welcome, please contact me to arrange it.  Thank You and good luck.

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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 18:30:00 EST

Kelley Blue Book announced its annual Best Resale Value Award winners, and we weren't too surprised to see the list dominated by Japanese automakers - mainly Toyota and Honda. KBB hands out the awards based on the projected residual value of mostly all 2013 model year vehicles, and Toyota skated home with a number of awards including 10 of the 22 overall categories and having five of its products in the top 10 for models with best resale value. KBB's Best Resale Value Awards were announced in the same week as the ALG Residual Value Awards, and there were many similarities between both lists, especially when it came to Toyota.
To come up with its winners, KBB measures depreciation over the first five years of ownership, and looks for the cars it expects to hold its value the best after this time; on average, the report says the 2013 model year vehicles will lose 61.8 percent of its value in five years. Of the 22 categories, 15 slots were filled by Toyota, Honda and Nissan products, while the Camaro and Porsche (Cayenne and Panamera) each took home a pair of awards. If Toyota has anything to be upset about in this list of cars, it's that categories for Hybrid/Alternative Energy Car and Electric Vehicle went to the Ford Fusion and Chevrolet Volt, respectively.
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The master fabricators at BigDaddyCustoms are the minds behind what you see above. At first, it appears to be a slightly misshapen custom Mustang, modeled after "Eleanor" from Gone In 60 Seconds, but upon further examination, something appears to be amiss. In fact, the custom shop, based in India, has created an Eleanor replica grafted upon a lowly Chevrolet Optra. While it may take a second for the Optra to ring a bell, you should recognize its badge-engineered sibling, the Daewoo Lacetti, used on Top Gear.
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