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Chevrolet El Camino SS454

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Chevrolet El Camino SS454
Chevrolet El Camino SS454
Chevrolet El Camino SS454
Chevrolet El Camino SS454
Part car, part truck - the El Camino was always an exclusive vehicle.  In the late 1960's, however, the horsepower race could not be ignored, and in 1970 Chevrolet released the meanest El Camino of them all - the SS454. 

Type:  V8
Construction:  cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Valve gear:  2 valves per cylinder operated  by a single camshaft, pushrods and rockers
Bore & Stroke:  4.25in x 4.0in
Displacement:  454 cubic inch
Compression Ratio:  10.25:1
Induction System:  Single Rochester Quadrajet 4-barrel carb
Maximum Power:  360 bhp at 4,400 rpm
Maximum torque:  500 lb-ft at 3,200 rpm
4-speed manual, close ratio M-21
Steel body on seperate Steel chasis
Running Gear
Steering:  Recirculating ball
Front suspension:  Independent with wishbones, anti-roll bar, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers
Rear suspension:  Live axle with coil springs and telescopic shocks
Brakes:  Discs 11 in. dia (front), Drums 9.0 in. dia. (rear) 
Wheels:  Magnum 500 15in diameter
Tires:  HR70x15
Length:  206.8 inches
Width:  75.4 inches
Height:  54.4 inches
Wheelbase:  116 inches
Track:  60.2 inches (front), 59.2 inches (rear)
Weight:  4,270 lbs

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