Problems with radio/ac bezel not fitting

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Charlyhtx

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Hey fellas, got a 87 El Camino. Bought the car on April 2018. Well I got it with the radio bezel laying on the floorboard. It's in fine condition, well I finally got a radio for the car and ac controls. Put the radio and controls on and the cover cover won't fit.

It's not hitting the radio or the AC. It the type of bezel that fits over the square opening. Is it possible the dash expanded over the years?

I'm not sure how long the bezel has been off the car before I bought it but it looks like it needs to be pushed in about half an inch to sit flush where it should be. Any solutions to this?

Also I tried to include pictures but for whatever reason I can't load them from my phone
 

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Geezer
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Are you sure it's for a Camino and not a Cutlass or Regal?
 
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Cutlass
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Regal
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Camino/Malibu/Monte 2 different type both fit any year 78-88
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Charlyhtx

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Cutlass
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Regal
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Camino/Malibu/Monte 2 different type both fit any year 78-88
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Mine looks like the last picture you posted
 
69hurstolds

69hurstolds

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Need pictures. NEED them. Let us see what you see.
 
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spicercars

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I is also possible that the bezel you have if for an older el camino. They are different.
 
565bbchevy

565bbchevy

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It sounds like you have the correct late model bezel for your 87' just watch close as you push it on and check for obstructions and make sure the power clip for the cigarette lighter isn't catching on the hole
 
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Charlyhtx

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Apr 10, 2018
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this is frustrating. when i try to add pics from my phone, I go to attach files, select the picture, then nothing happens. it doesnt show the picture. Now im on my desktop trying it and when i click attach files it says "The uploaded file does not have an allowed extension"
 
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TURNA

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I think you have to use chrome on this site for the phone pic thing to work
 
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Charlyhtx

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Apr 10, 2018
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I think you have to use chrome on this site for the phone pic thing to work
That's exactly what it was lol. Thanks. Pics are up now
 
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