1969 El Camino

bought by my grandad back in 1972 with a Small block 307

rebuilt by my father with a 350

being restored by myself with a 396 bored .060 over (408)

engine right after being built

Eldelbrock 4 barrel carb

one of the only photos i have of the clapped out 350 my father had in the car

we ended up selling the block to an older couple looking to replace their old truck motor

Engine Specs

Engine casting number is 3955272 - 1969 Big Block 396 bored .060 over = 408 Cubic inch Machine work done by AIMS Machine in Sparks NV

Crank is a 427 forged .

Rockers are 7 to 1 ratio with roller tips and hydraulic lifters. compression is between 9 1/4 and 9 1/2.

Heads are Edelbrock Performer with intake valves @ 2.18 and exhaust @ 1.88.

Investigating why the old 350 wont run 2010

going into surgery

The new motor comes alive

She Lives!