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1971 Chevrolet El Camino Hot Rod Restoration

Make: Chevrolet
Model: El Camino
Type: 2 Door
Trim: Super Sport
Year: 1971
Mileage: 250
VIN: 136801L149443
Color: Dark Gunsmoke Gray
Engine: 400HP V8 700R Automatic
Cylinders: V8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: 700R Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Charcoal and Dark Gray
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Castro Valley, California, United States

1971 Chevrolet El Camino Super Sport Additional Info:

1971 Chevrolet El Camino

Super Sport Tribute

Dark Gunsmoke Gray with Black racing stripes.

This El Camino is an original California vehicle and it still has the original black license plates.

This beautiful El Camino was a complete ground up restoration with the body taken completely apart, with each body component made arrow straight with hours of body work and then painted with many coats of both color and clear applied. What makes this car a true classic is the attention to detail throughout the restoration.

The drivetrain in this El Camino makes it super fun and fast.

  • Engine is a new built 400HP crate engine with a Comp cam and Pro-Action aluminum heads.

  • Fuel system is Edelbrock Pro-Flow-2 Electronic fuel injection with external fuel pump and new gas tank.

  • New set of ceramic coated long headers.

  • Completely new Magna-flow dual exhaust system.

  • New complete Billet Specialties front drive system.

  • Set of new EMS aluminum hood hinges.

  • New aluminum radiator with electric fans and overflow bottle.

  • New Billet distributor with new plug wires and holders.

  • New polished aluminum valve covers.

  • New Spectre 3” black air cleaner.

  • New side mount Optima battery.

  • New power brake booster and polished master cylinder.

  • New 700R overdrive transmission.

  • New custom driveshaft.

  • New Miloton 7qt engine pan.
    Attention to detail is what you see under the hood, finished off with completely painted inner wheel wells, firewall, and front radiator covers powder-coated gloss black.

Here’s the detail that went into the Exterior, Interior, and Suspension:


  • All new stainless trim/ new bumpers.

  • New Grille/ head lights.

  • New exterior lights, tail – turn – parking.

  • New glass, front – back – door windows.

  • New exterior and interior door handles.

  • Wiper arms and blades.

  • New chrome side mirrors.

  • Completely arrow straight bed with new LineX coating.

  • New set chrome US MAG 8”x 17’ back and front.

  • New Nitto tires, F-255/45/17 and B-255/50/17

  • Interior:

  • Complete new dash top.

  • New Dakota digital gauges and bezel.

  • New Chrome tilt steering column and half wrap wheel.

  • New Vintage air conditioning and a/c vents.

  • New billet rearview mirror.

  • New Kenwood unit with Bluetooth and USB.

  • New center console and shifter.

  • New head liner.

  • New carpet and El Camino front mats.

  • New door panels and handles.

  • Set custom two tone black and gray leather bucket seats.

  • Set of retractable seat belts.

  • Set 2” seat extenders on both seats.

  • Suspension:

  • Custom upper and lower A arms up front.
  • Spindles are 2” drop with new coil springs.

  • Custom 1” stabilizer sway bar up front.

  • New 12” drilled and slotted rotors up front.

  • New big red SSBC force 10 calipers on the front.

  • New 10” drilled and slotted rotors on the back.

  • New GM red calipers on the back.

  • New E-brake cable system.

  • New UMI performance 4-link system in the back.

  • New 12 bolt rear-end with posi-traction.

  • New set of adjustable coil over shocks in the back.

  • This El Camino is a get in and drive car. All the work has been done to make it a great El Camino. This means plenty if you were to just buy a driver El Camino and then invest your time and money to get it to the level of this El Camino. Buying a project El Camino plus the time and cost to build it to the same standards would cost you thousands more than the price of this beautiful car.

    If you are in the market for an El Camino, I encourage you to inspect this El Camino as you do your search and homework. You will not be wasting your time. Should you have questions don’t hesitate to call me @ 925-699-6854 – ask for Glen.