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Chevrolet: El Camino on 2040-cars

US $19,999.00
Year:1959 Mileage:93300 Color: Red
Location:

Fresno, California, United States

Fresno, California, United States

It was painted ( 12 years ago ), upholstered ( 12 years ago ), engine swapped ( 4 years ago ), suspension swapped front and rear ( 4 years ago ), with all components rebuilt, or new as necessary. This car is a driver that thinks it is a Corvette. It is garage kept and only driven in California weather, which seldom offers a rainy day, when it stays inside. The previous owner treated the car with the same respect. It was frame off while work was being done for the past 3 years. I wanted to make this El Camino different from most. Transformation was the install of C-4 Corvette front and rear suspension, with new ball joints and tie rod ends, with rotors turned and new pads. 4 wheel alignment when completed. 6 liter LS power up front. 4 speed automatic behind. It has been on the road for the past 6 months and everything is in working order. I started with a minimum rust vehicle that was drive-able and repaired all rust which was entirely in and around wheel- wells.
If you have any questions please send me a message and I will be happy to help you : ra9deinvibrational@inmano.com

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2014 Chevrolet C7 Corvette wastes no time zooming into Jay Leno's Garage

Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:45:00 EST

Where else would you expect the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray to show up first? Although this time it isn't exactly in Jay Leno's Garage, Leno instead playing an away game at Brown's Classic Auto in Scottsdale, Arizona. Nor does Leno drive the car, instead taking an 11-minute walkaround of the new American sports car with General Motors design head Ed Welburn, the same man who recently brought by a string of classic Corvettes to the talk show host's California compound.
It is, admittedly, a love-fest for the American sports car now featuring 450 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque, but one that also features admissions about previous Corvette seats like "they were kinda rough," and the explanation that labeling the coupe "Stingray" means not having to call it "the base Corvette." On top of that, Welburn also explains the proper application of the term "dashboard." You can watch it all in the video below.

Camaro spy shots show subtly different grille, front fascia

Sun, 03 Feb 2013 11:03:00 EST

It looks like there some changes in store for the Chevrolet Camaro - the only thing is that we just don't know what Chevy has up its sleeve. Looking at these spy shots, we'd initially be inclined to think that there is just a minor facelift or a new special edition, but upon closer inspection, there are a few oddities about this car that definitely have us intrigued.
The most obvious difference on this prototype is the slightly restyled front fascia with a smaller lower air inlet and the two-bar grille. Then we get to some of the car's mysterious details. For starters, this fascia has the SS vent above the grille, but it looks to be blocked off. Granted this could just be a one-off piece used for testing. What really piqued our interest was at the rear of the car where it has quad exhaust outlets that are used on the ZL1. Could this be the LS7-powered Camaro that we reported on back in December?
At this point, your guess is as good as ours as to what we're looking at here, so let us know in the comments what you think this could be.

Vert-A-Pac train cars kept your Chevy Vega's price in check

Fri, 01 Mar 2013 08:46:00 EST

Our apologies to those who've seen this before, but for the rest of the class, how awesome are these pictures of the Vert-A-Pac shipping system General Motors came up with to ship the Chevrolet Vega back in the 1970s? Developed along with Southern Pacific Railroad, GM was able to double the amount of Vega models it could ship by packing them into the unique storage cars vertically.
At the time, rail cars could fit 15 vehicles each, but Chevrolet was able to lower shipping costs by making it possible to ship 30 Vegas per rail car, in turn allowing the price of the Vega to remain as low as possible. Each rail car had 30 doors that would fold down so that a Vega could be strapped on, and then a forklift would come along and lift the door into place. All the cars were positioned nose down, and since they were shipped with all of their required fluids, certain aspects had to be designed specifically for this type of shipping, including an oil baffle in the engine, a special battery and even a repositioned windshield washer reservoir. See for yourself in our image gallery above.