El Caminos and Rancheros

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El Caminos and Rancheros
« on: May 25, 2017, 04:10:19 PM »
The ultimate Car/Truck !  Start off with the '59 Elko

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2017, 04:12:47 PM »
A nice '59 El Camino

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2017, 04:13:41 PM »
'60 El Caminos

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2017, 04:14:05 PM »
I'm fond of the '69 myself

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2017, 04:14:47 PM »
At the drags with big hair no less

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #5 on: May 25, 2017, 07:12:11 PM »
Tom
The black 60 El Camino with the 20" wheels was built at work.
Lots of stuff people don,t notice,Handmade grille,headlite bezels,bed trim,taillights etc etc.
Also,all the emblems are flush with the body and it has carbon fiber inserts in the 1/4s
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2017, 10:25:17 PM »
Tom
The black 60 El Camino with the 20" wheels was built at work.
Lots of stuff people don,t notice,Handmade grille,headlite bezels,bed trim,taillights etc etc.
Also,all the emblems are flush with the body and it has carbon fiber inserts in the 1/4s

Steve, thanks.  You are right, I would not have noticed all of the mods.  It's not my cup of tea but obviously is a very well built car.

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2017, 11:17:27 PM »
Tom
The black 60 El Camino with the 20" wheels was built at work.
Lots of stuff people don,t notice,Handmade grille,headlite bezels,bed trim,taillights etc etc.
Also,all the emblems are flush with the body and it has carbon fiber inserts in the 1/4s
Steve,
 Can you post up a pic of the emblems ?I'd really like to see that.Any chance it's going to P-Town ?
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2017, 02:45:54 PM »
Tom,It,s not my cup of tea either.Not into the billet wheels and airbags
I,ll get some shots of the badges when I,m back at work Tuesday
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2017, 09:18:16 AM »
heres photos of the recessed badges on the 60 El Camino
A little hard to get a good photo
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2017, 10:12:58 AM »
What??!! No Rancheros?? I have always liked Rancheros better than El Caminos.

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2017, 10:15:37 AM »
Neat Ranchero I saw at a local show last weekend
It,s a new car to me but I thought it was neat
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2017, 10:23:56 AM »
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #13 on: May 31, 2017, 10:25:41 AM »
Neat Ranchero I saw at a local show last weekend
It,s a new car to me but I thought it was neat
That wouldn't be the first wheel choice I would think of on that car, but it actually works pretty good!

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #14 on: May 31, 2017, 10:29:32 AM »
this is the same gold car as above about 20 years later.

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2017, 10:38:50 AM »
avast me hearties! Shiver me timbers! ;D

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #16 on: May 31, 2017, 10:47:12 AM »
heres photos of the recessed badges on the 60 El Camino
A little hard to get a good photo
Thanks Steve.
 It's a nice touch.
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #17 on: May 31, 2017, 10:52:23 AM »
It,s a nice car.
It,s a shame it just sits in the showroom
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #18 on: May 31, 2017, 11:08:45 AM »
It,s a nice car.
It,s a shame it just sits in the showroom
That's kinda a bummer.It does have a nice look to it.
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #19 on: May 31, 2017, 11:23:35 AM »
Wonder if Forty Acres ever finished this.
Havn't seen him on here in yrs.
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #20 on: May 31, 2017, 01:08:10 PM »
Wonder if Forty Acres ever finished this.
Havn't seen him on here in yrs.
He's from Ontario, maybe Davy J knows his whereabouts?
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #21 on: May 31, 2017, 06:19:18 PM »
Yeah I see him once in a while at the East London Timing Association...he lives about 3 hours from me..Only ever seen him driving his late model ( 70 Ranchero)  I am hoping to get out to there summer party in August..... If I can I will check up on it
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #22 on: May 31, 2017, 06:58:47 PM »
Yeah I see him once in a while at the East London Timing Association...he lives about 3 hours from me..Only ever seen him driving his late model ( 70 Ranchero)  I am hoping to get out to there summer party in August..... If I can I will check up on it
Could you tell Him I said Hi.
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #23 on: June 01, 2017, 01:24:35 AM »
One sweet 57 Ranchero.
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #24 on: June 01, 2017, 01:27:37 AM »
A 57 in Red and Black
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2017, 01:28:34 AM »
And an Aussie Ranchero
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #26 on: June 01, 2017, 07:25:06 PM »
Here is Fordy Acres daily driver parked in the center of the ELTA street show last year
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #27 on: June 01, 2017, 07:29:04 PM »
 :) Hey, did you know, GMs first El Camino was a Cadillac concept car ?

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #28 on: June 01, 2017, 08:01:24 PM »
:) Hey, did you know, GMs first El Camino was a Cadillac concept car ?
Looks good to me.
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #29 on: June 02, 2017, 07:54:22 PM »
Vintage Rancheros.
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #30 on: June 23, 2017, 06:54:45 PM »
Ranchero
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #31 on: June 23, 2017, 06:56:20 PM »
Jim Seaton's 59
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #32 on: June 24, 2017, 08:08:42 PM »
Tom Holden’s ’57 Ford Ranchero
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« Reply #33 on: July 03, 2017, 03:22:31 PM »
GM prototype, based on the Chevy II/Nova platform.
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« Reply #34 on: July 03, 2017, 03:33:16 PM »
Cool concept drawing. 8)
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #35 on: July 10, 2017, 09:01:54 PM »
Plymouth race car support vehicle, 59 El Camino! :)
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #36 on: July 11, 2017, 08:01:45 PM »
 ;) ;)
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« Reply #37 on: July 11, 2017, 10:06:51 PM »
Great looking mild custom. 8)
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #38 on: July 16, 2017, 09:42:35 AM »
The blue one was mine.
daves tub

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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #39 on: July 16, 2017, 12:36:41 PM »
My friend Mo Davidson's beautiful El Camino, towing his Blown Fuel Hydro.  8)
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #40 on: July 20, 2017, 11:46:37 PM »
Here's the roof of that gold custom El Camino, I posted back a few.
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Re: El Caminos and Rancheros
« Reply #41 on: July 21, 2017, 09:51:32 PM »
Thought this was cool.
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