engine size 1979 el camino

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The 1979 model got minimal changes following its debut as a redesigned "new-size" model in 1978. Alterations to the 1979 El Camino amounting to little more than a new divided grille. However, a "small-block" 267-cubic-inch (4.4-liter) V8 joined the options list and slotted between the standard 3.3-liter V6 and the optional 5.0-liter four-barrel V8. The 350-cubic-inch (5.7-liter) V8, developing 170 horsepower (130 kW) was again available

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If you plan on putting in a powerful engine you'll twist the front end.

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i have a 1979 elcamino with a v8 in it and a 4bbl , i was told by old owner its a 350 but the title says its a h the book says it could be a 350 or a 305 , how do i tell for sure ? we are going to rebuild it . i can be reached at 4thevets@helpingallheroes.com thanks

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