Discussion in 'General Chevy & GM Tech Questions' started by Doug C., Jun 13, 2011.

  1. Doug C.

    Doug C. Rockstar

    I'm trying to find wheelbase size of 78-87 El Camino , and total length .Also need same for same years Malibu wagon .I want to combine the two to make a custom 2 door wago like the old Nomad/64-65 300 Chevelle wagons .

    99'HEARTBEAT MODERATOR Staff Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts Platinum Contributor

    Doug....I was only able to located the Wheel-Base for both Vehicles you've mentioned,

    The Specs on the.....1978" To 1987" Chevy El Camino,

    Fifth generation [​IMG]
    1978 Chevrolet El Camino Also called Chevrolet Pickup (Iran, 1984-1987) Production 1977–1987 Model years 1978–1987

    Assembly Baltimore, United States
    Doraville, United States
    Leeds, Missouri, United States
    Arlington, United States
    Fremont, United States
    Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ramos Arizpe, Mexico
    Tehran, Iran (CKD, Pars Khodro)[9]
    Platform A-body (1978-1981)
    G-body (1982-1987)

    Engine 3.8 L (229 cu in) Chevrolet V6
    3.8 L (231 cu in) Buick V6
    4.3 L (262 cu in) Chevrolet V6
    4.4 L (267 cu in) Small-Block V8
    5.0 L (305 cu in) Small-Block V8
    5.7 L (350 cu in) Small-Block V8
    5.7 L (350 cu in) Diesel V8 Transmission

    3-speed manual
    3-speed Turbo-Hydramatic auto.

    Wheelbase 108'in (2,743mm)

    The Specs on the...1978" to 1983" Chevy Malibu
    [​IMG] Production 1978–1983 Assembly Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ramos Arizpe, Mexico Successor Chevrolet Celebrity Body style 2-door coupe
    4-door sedan
    4-door station wagon Layout FR layout Platform A-body (1978–1981)
    G-body (1982–1983)

    4-speed manual
    3-speed automatic
    3-speed manual

    Wheelbase 108" in (2.743mm)
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  3. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    Sounds like a cool project.

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