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Old 03-26-2012, 07:55 AM
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Originally Posted by 1957plymouthhemi
This has been my daily driver for a bit over a year now. It started out as a parts car for another project. I swapped on a 78 Monte Carlo front clip and doors, built a 500 Cadillac engine, TH400 and Ford 9 for it. I use it daily as my shop truck, general transportation, and did a 4000 mile vacation trip with it last year.
Cool ride! I remember when when these were new as my dad was a Buick salesmen and they would come around one came in on the used car lot. Back a year or so ago I had my wife's van fixed at a shop here in town and they let me drive their 82 ElCamino for the day. Holy crap that thing was like going back in time for me. It is a super nice all original, lo miles car and drives like a dream. What a super nice daily driver they make.

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