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Model 1180 El Camino (6 cyl)
WB 119"
GVW up to 4900 lbs


The 1959 Model 1108 6 cylinder El Camino list Price was $2138.00 plus optional equipment.

Standard Equipment Standard Equipment
Air Cleaner: Oil-wetted Engine Ventilation: Road-draft type
Axle, Front: None, Independent suspension Exhaust System: Single pipe & muffler

Axle Rear: Hypoid; semi floating type; ratio 3.55
capacity 3000 lbs

Fenders: Front & rear integral
Battery: 12 Volt; 54 plate. 53 amp-hr Frame: Safety-girder
Body: Pickup Fuel Filter: Screen in tank
Brakes, Service: Hydraulic with 1" master cylinder; front 11x2-3/4"; rear 11x2. Effective area; drum 328 sq in. lining 099 sq in. Fuel tank: Capacity 17 gallons; concealed filter
Brakes, Parking: Rear wheels 84 sq in. Generator: 12 volt; 30 amp; normal cut-in
Bumpers: Front & Rear chrome plated Lights: Head, parking, dual tail and stop; directional signals
Carburerator: single barrel down draft

Mirror, Rear View: Interior

Clutch: Diaphram spring; dia 9.5" Area 85.2 sq in. Shock Absorbers: Front & Rear; Piston dia 1"
Cooling: Capacity 17 qt; 1-3/4 Radiator core; 428 sq in. 13 lb cap; 180 thermostat Springs Front: Coil: Capacity 1095 lbs ea. at ground
Controls & Instruments: Headlight, domelight & windsheild wiper switches; headlight beam & ventilator controls; speedometer; fuel and engine temperature gauges; generator charge, directional, oil pressure, and high beam indicator Springs Rear: Coil; Capacity 1315 lbs ea. at ground
Directional Signals: Front & Rear in tail and parking lamps Steering: Ball-gear, ratio 28.0. wheel dia 17"
Engine: HiThrift, 235.5 CI
Horsepower 135
Torque 217
Tires: Five tubeless 8.00-14/4PR front, single rear, spare
Wheels: Five 14"x5j; attachment 5 stud on 4-3/4" circle; spare carrier in cab ansmission: Tools: Jack, capacity 1800 lbs; wheel wrench
Transmission: 3-speed Syncro-Mesh Column shift Windsheild: dual electric; single speed

Estimated curb weight in LBS
Front 1995
Rear 1755
Total 3750

Payload Distribution
Front 0%
Rear 100%

Approximate Payload
650 lbs GVW 4400lbs Std esdcquip 8.00/14 front 8.00-14 rear
Approximate Payload
1150 Lbs GVW 4900 lbs, Std equip, 8.00/14 front, 8.00/14 rear
Tread: Front 60.25" Rear 59.25" (w/8.50-14 Tires) Wheel Base: 119"

Optional Equipment

Equipment
Air Cleaner
: Oil Bath; capacity 1 pint
Option #
216
Equipment
Oil Filter
: Capacity 1 Qt
Option#
237

Axle, Positraction rear:
Ratio 3.55 Std Transmission
Ratio 3.36 Powerglide Transmission
Ratio 3.70 Overdrive Transmission


675
675
675
Paint, Exterior: See cabs & bodies section
 
Battery: HD 12volt; 66 plate; 70 amp-hr
345
Padded Instrument panel
427
Brakes; Power
412
Radio: Manual
Pushbutton
103
104
Carbruetor: Economy
581
Seat, Foam Rubber
335
Clutch: Heavy Duty 11"
227
Spring, Rear: Capacity 1415 lb each
593
De Luxe Equipment: Includes Right & Left armrests, right sunshade, front fender ornaments, and a cigarette lighter
347
Steering, Power Incl 35 amp Generator
324
E-Z-Eye Glass:
398
Steering Wheel: De Luxe
348
Generator:
35 amp, normal cut-in
40 amp, normal cut-in
50 amp, low cut-in (with Std steering only)

338
326
378
Transmission:
Powerglide 3.36 rear axle
Overdrive 3.70 rear axles

313
315
Heater: Recirculating (Includes defroster)
De Luxe (Includes defroster)
116
101
Wheel Discs: Four with 8.00-14
117
Windsheild washer: with std wipers only
117
Windsheild Wipers: Dual electric; 2-speed; includes windsheild washer
333
       
Tubeless Tire & Wheel Combinations      
Tire size Front, Rear, Spare Rim Width Tire Capacity 2 tires
Front Rear
Option#
8.00-14/4PR white wall 5J 2350 588
8.00-14/4PR 5J 2350 std
8.50-14/4PR 5-1/2K 2530 366
8.50-14/4PR White wall 5-1/2K 2530 368