Awesome Original Owner Chevy El Camino SS Build

original owner chevy el camino ss

Being into hotrods throughout his entire life, at the age of 75 Ray Smith sits behind the wheel of his awesome Chevy El Camino SS build and shares the story with a big smile on his face. He purchased the truck brand new from his local Chevrolet dealer in 1984 and about 20 years ago decided to build his last hot rod.

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While there is nothing fascinating about the 1984 Chevy El Camino SS design, Ray has done a great job on the build. Body work, paint, interior, stance everything looks great and the engine bay is a work of art. Fitted with 383 Stroker with dual Holley 4-barrels and old school tunnel ram, the truck makes about 600hp.

Check out Samspace81’s video to see and hear more about this Chevy El Camino SS Build.


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