Where is the fuel filter located on a 1979 Chevy El Camino?
lets assume that this is a factory setup and no modifications have been made follow the fuel lines from the tank to eliminate these mods. look for steel lines running along the frame from the tank. look for line installed mods such as electric pumps and or filters. there were none of these from the factory however these need to be eliminated. the factory installed filter is at the carburator. where the steel line attaches to the carb un-screw the line there is a larger cannister on the rodchester carb here that also unscrews do this with a cold engine to avoid a fire. the spring loaded filter is directional and needs to be installed in the same direction
In my area a 1979 El Camino will have an average retail value of $6,000. This is a very collectible car and is worth whatever someone will pay for it. Of course without seeing the car, knowing it's condition, and most important what engine it has, this is just a ballpark figure. I suggest you contact a Chevy dealer and look at www.nada.com to find out the value of yours. But remember that the El…
the 1979 el camino shares the frame with the 79 Malibu wagon and Malibu classic.I believe you can also use the 80 to 87 frame under the 79, but you cannot use the 78 frame under a 79 as it is a few inches longer. this is because Chevy used the Impala frame through 78 and then in 79 they switched to the Malibu frame.