Is the El Camino calling someone’s name?

Nov 08, 2023,23:23 PM

I could use a new truck. Some swine scraped mine yesterday!

It’s better now, after careful massaging but still infuriating.


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I need to visit the Cali gang next year and Bill really should provide me a loaner car ;-)

 By: MichaelC : November 8th, 2023-23:54
Gotta catch a lunch at Rainbow with Art. I'm down with a nature walk with you and the missus, and then one of those fabulous home cooked meals!!!

El Camino's were so popular when I was growing up...

 By: mdg : November 9th, 2023-00:16
...not sure why they ever disappeared as they seemed to be such a practical car.

Well, the underlying Chevelle disappeared and despite the Aussie Ute pickup...

 By: cazalea : November 9th, 2023-00:21
The El Camino, Ranchero, etc. died over here when mini-pickups grew up -- like the Ranger and the S10 who took market share from the bottom end, and trucks became more car-like inside. GM could have brought the UTE to Åmerica as they did bring the GTO her...  

85 Elky

 By: saabman1997 : November 9th, 2023-13:23
I owned a very basic used '85 for about 7 years. Bought it because my wife said she would like a pick up truck. Problem with finding a used one is they are either ragged out by previous owners or equipped with tons of expensive high performance add ons. O... 

He is an old school car and motorcycle racer now hot rod builder.

 By: Bill : November 10th, 2023-03:55
But he surely loves his cigars. Just forget being in a hurry for anything as gp moto racing is on the big screen all day. He has old school knowledge that will die unfortunately.