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Chevrolet El Camino 1985 (145,000 miles) for sale

1985 Chevy El Camino Super Sport real SS Z15 pkg

Make:Chevrolet
Model:El Camino
Type:Standard Cab Pickup
Trim:Super Sport
Year:1985
Mileage:145,000
VIN:3GCCW80H4FS912714
Color:Black
Engine:305 V8
Cylinders:8
Transmission:Automatic
Drive type:RWD
Interior color:Black
Vehicle Title:Clear
Item location:The Colony, Texas, United States

Description of this Chevrolet El Camino 1985

PLEASE READ DESCRIPTION BELOW THOUROUGHLY!! I will do my best to describe the car in as much detail as possible, detailing what works and what doesn’t. This is a 32-year-old vehicle and is a driver, not a show car. It’s by no means perfect, but it is a good car that can be driven regular and be a driving project. Basically it’s a relatively sound car mechanically, with some cosmetic issues.

Basics

  • 1985 El Camino SS (true SS with Z15 package, as verified by a copy of the dealer invoice (included; costs $50 from GM heritage center)

  • Original CA car from S&J Chevrolet in Cerritos, only recently relocated to TX

Mechanical

  • 305 V8 with 4 bbl carb

  • 3 speed automatic

  • 45K on odometer; Carfax looks like it’s rolled over, so assume 145K

  • Car runs good. It has served as a weekend driver and even daily driver for some periods of time without any major issues. Never failed to start or stalled on me in the 3 yrs or so I’ve owned it.

  • New working A/C. All A/C components replaced (compressor, condenser, etc) and switched to R134A.

  • All accessories work: Power windows, power door locks, wipers, stereo

    • Window washer doesn’t work

  • Brakes and steering function properly

  • Not perfect though

    • Idle seems high

    • Occasionally, check engine light comes on when starting if its sat for a few days. Goes off after about 5 minutes

    • Rarely, it runs after shutting off for about 10 seconds

    • Slight oil leak, appears to be from main seal.

Interior

  • Restored at some point in the past

    • Newer black carpet

    • Reupholstered seats

    • Door panels and dash recovered in black vinyl

    • Newer headliner

    • Newer plastic trim in black

  • I’ve added:

    • New seat belts

    • New door sills

    • New window and door lock switches

    • Monte Carlo SS steering wheel and dash trim

  • Gauges work

    • Except temp gauge

    • Has aftermarket temp gauge below dash

  • Dash lights work, replaced with LED bulbs

  • Interior light works, replaced with LED bulb

  • Working aftermarket stereo; detachable face

  • New window sweeps and weatherstipping.

  • New El Camino floor mats (pictured) will be included $150 from OPGI

  • Issues to be aware of:

    • Horn, but has aftermarket wireless horn

    • Passenger door vinyl pulling away from door panel

    • Windows are loose and don’t seat right in the channel all the time. Need to pull off the door panel and adjust.

    • Tear on side of driver’s seat

    • Defroster button on dash is not connected. El Camino does not have a rear window defroster.

    • Purple-ish tint on quarter windows is peeling

Body

  • This is where the most issues are. There are LOTS of small dents, dings, scratches and peeling paint. The car had a cheap repaint at some point in its life. There is what appears to be a small crack in the header panel. The headlight bezels and grille have peeling paint.

  • Good stuff:

    • No rust

    • All glass is good

    • Newer BFG Radial T/A’s (only about 500 miles)

    • Vintage Chevy Rally Wheels with new trim rings and center caps

    • Newer rear bumper and new tail light housings

    • New OEM front spoiler (unpainted)

    • Rare snap on tonneau cover

    • All lights work, except one back-up light, and I think one side marker in the back.

Again, I’ve done my best to describe the car in as much detail as possible. Please ask any and all questions you have.

No international shipping. Shipping to US locations at buyer’s expense. I will reasonably accommodate your shipper. Vehicle is located in north Dallas/Ft Worth area. $500 deposit due within 24 hours after auction ends. Full payment by cashier's check or cash in person within 7 days from end of auction. Vehicle is listed locally as well so I reserve the right to end this listing at any time.


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