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LostKnight 11-06-2003 02:57 PM

American Rice
 
Okay, I own a 77 El Camino that I'm working on to get back on the road soon. As such, I spend some time digging around a few of the El Camino boards looking for model-specific info for my car.

While I was looking around I found the photo below. The picture is bad enough, but what's worse is that there's a guy who wants to do something like this... but he wants to add a Playstation2, LCD screen w/ DVD player, and 10" subs in the console as well.



http://hotrodders.com/gallery/data/5...nrice.jpg?1891

Moby302 11-06-2003 03:02 PM

Ouch:pain:

malc 11-06-2003 03:19 PM

How many speakers on that door ?

71 c-10 11-06-2003 04:49 PM

there is more than one soo..... :spank:

k2mooch 11-06-2003 05:27 PM

Is that 006's car? Where's the heated beverage holder?



MoocH

ChevelleGuy 11-06-2003 06:34 PM

Thats a waste of a classic. If your gonna rice sometihg keep it foreign junk.:smash: :smash: :smash: :mad:

Hippie 11-08-2003 09:07 AM

People were building "JC Whitney" racers long before we started calling it "rice"................. Anybody remember prism tape ?

malc 11-08-2003 09:50 AM

There are some nice gauges in there, what does it show in the rear view mirror? "Open road racer"

DesertPanel 11-08-2003 10:00 AM

No Comment...
 
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'Nuff Said...

malc 11-08-2003 10:09 AM

Houston, we have a problem.

4 Jaw Chuck 11-08-2003 10:33 AM

Where the heck is the ashtray? Ahh here is is...what do all those buttons in the ash tray do?:drunk: *hick* Can you smell something burning? Smells electrical.:drunk: *hick*

akm 11-08-2003 09:04 PM

do you have a pic of your 77 el Camino?
i sold my 77 to a guy in Houston (Blue Bastard).
i know it is a long shot, but i have seen stranger things.
it was two tone blue, dark/baby, with the aluminum trim separating the colors. it had a custom seat, with wood grain console and custom headliner/door panels, and rally wheels.
i sold just the shell (no motor/trans).
could it be yours.

later Aaron

Weimer 11-09-2003 11:33 AM

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Here is what I saw sitting in the parking lot at the swap meet yesterday. The funny thing is the back window had a big glass-etched mural that was for the American Bikers something-or-other.
There was also curb feelers on the passenger side and purple velvet interior!
Later,
WEIMER

LostKnight 11-09-2003 08:19 PM

AKM,

My Elkie is black and silver - originally it was brown. I bought it last Dec from a kid in Arlington, Tx. It's pretty much sat abandoned for the last year while I restructured my finances and stored up some money to work on it.

No pics of my Elkie yet. I'm still ashamed of the way it looks right now. It needs a fender and a lot of minor bodywork to look good.

I just got the engine in it a couple of weeks ago, and got the exhaust system hooked up on Saturday. I went with sidepipes for the 70's nostalgia factor.

I'm trying to get it street legal, then I'm going to start the body work. I'm not trying for a beauty queen, just a decent ride with a little extra muscle in it.

I'll try to get some pics up though. I'll just have to show the side with the good fender on it. (The kid I got it from dropped it off a jack - or so he says, and crushed the drivers side front fender.)

OddRodder 11-09-2003 08:35 PM

I can't beleive that my kid loves that crap too, playstation, T.V., 50,000 watt stereo. bells. whistles, buzzers, etc. Have todays kid driven dull, boring, lifeless cars for so long that they don't have a clue what it takes to build an exciting vehicle???????


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