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savage

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Location : Where Rust Never Sleeps in Ft Wayne IN
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Re: Another 65

Post by savage on Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:48 am

Thank's guy's Smile Been a Ton of work(& sanding) Still wish I could find who built it back in the late 70 -early 80's & find out some info & see pics. Chris there 12 in windows ,which are kind of common,have seen some on ebay but ether miss them or Way to many $$$$ Yea Dix Might have to do that for now just to get it water tight again. They were just caulked in before???
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back2thewoods

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Re: Another 65

Post by back2thewoods on Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:58 am

savage, try Baja Charlie he hits the boneyards in cali. might be able to hook you up
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Digz

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Re: Another 65

Post by Digz on Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:58 am

Really like the body line on the flares, Looking nice !
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millwright71

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Location : Northeastern Indiana
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Registration date : 2012-05-28

Re: Another 65

Post by millwright71 on Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:56 pm

That looks awesome Tom! Looks like it is my turn to head over your way and see it in person. Had a great time hanging around talking vans today.
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savage

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Re: Another 65

Post by savage on Thu Aug 15, 2013 5:22 am

Tom, Your Welcome here anytime. And Thank's for the tour of your Sweet shop, and letting me checking out all you progress on your 66 Chevy van
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savage

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Re: Another 65

Post by savage on Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:39 am

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vanny
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Re: Another 65

Post by vanny on Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:46 am

That's some great looking work! ! Can't wait to see the finished product.


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dodge man

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Re: Another 65

Post by dodge man on Sun Aug 25, 2013 7:25 am

looks sweet !!
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Big W

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Re: Another 65

Post by Big W on Sun Aug 25, 2013 8:56 am

That's looking real nice.
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Re: Another 65

Post by dix on Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:16 am

you have come a long way , looks real good keep it fun,,,


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G-Man
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Re: Another 65

Post by G-Man on Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:34 am

Tom is a true early saver, he can fix a van most would call parts
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Vannin Ken

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Re: Another 65

Post by Vannin Ken on Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:47 am

Looks sweet Tom. Love the rear with no doors. Are you leaving black or are you going to color coat?
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savage

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Location : Where Rust Never Sleeps in Ft Wayne IN
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Re: Another 65

Post by savage on Wed Aug 28, 2013 6:22 am

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Thank's guy's it's finaly looking like something again, not like the old junk van the guy was going to scrap for about $300. (I gave him $275. & took over 3 hr to get it out of hole and on trailer in blizzard) ShockedFeel good today(LOL)
Ken its got epoxy primer on it ,so going to leave it like this for now(with the 2 color doors(Hey I like it like this) Still working out some of the bugs I didn't deal with when I put motor in.
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Rick's 66 Chevy Van

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Re: Another 65

Post by Rick's 66 Chevy Van on Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:54 am

That's awesome!!!!
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G-Man
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Re: Another 65

Post by G-Man on Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:57 am

That van has come a long ways since you got it, how about a updated picture of that motor
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millwright71

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Re: Another 65

Post by millwright71 on Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:16 pm

I am planning to make it over to get a look at that awesome progress yet this week Tom! That van has made a complete transformation for sure. I have to totally agree with Gman, you truly are an early saver.
Tom

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millwright71

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Re: Another 65

Post by millwright71 on Fri Aug 30, 2013 4:33 pm

Stopped today and saw the great bodywork skills in person! I saw this van when Tom first started on it and I must say this thing looks great, sounds good as well. Truly a sleeper, noone would believe there is a big block in there until the go pedal is hit! Next time I am sure it will be screaming down the street nicely!

Tom
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savage

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Re: Another 65

Post by savage on Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:25 am

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Here you go Chris ,Still working on it & want to do more upgrades to it if I ever have the $$$. Did get it running better yesterday. Now just got to figure out why secondary's on the Q jet aren't kicking in (Man that will be a ride Cool)I hope. Note not NHRA aproved tank tie down, but needed (found out on hard launch (& brake test) in driveway) Chris & Tom have seen my driveway Laughing
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G-Man
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Re: Another 65

Post by G-Man on Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:13 am

Can't wait to see that Bad Boy up close someday
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Twinpilot001

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Re: Another 65

Post by Twinpilot001 on Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:20 am

secondatys are controlled by spring pressuer -adjustable -yet its under the carb!!!!!!!!!!affraid
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Twinpilot001

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Re: Another 65

Post by Twinpilot001 on Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:23 am

get the HP books on rochester 4 bbl quadrajet carbs
cheers
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savage

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Re: Another 65

Post by savage on Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:12 pm

Got some more work done on the van,got rest of wheel wells welded in,& where I think drive shaft beat holes in floor when something broke?? Then wire wheeled & painted floor. put some(free) rubber backed carpet squares in to help knees. Also got most of new weather stripping in (just in time to set outside through winter. Sad
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G-Man
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Re: Another 65

Post by G-Man on Tue Oct 08, 2013 7:28 pm

Looks great!!!! Cool doghouse
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vanny
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Re: Another 65

Post by vanny on Tue Oct 08, 2013 8:59 pm

You're doing some excellent work there Tom!!!


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Digz

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Re: Another 65

Post by Digz on Wed Oct 09, 2013 2:56 am

I hear ya on the outside thru the winter.. Mom sold the farm ,, man I lost a lot of roof !! Other 65 I have to get buttoned up some and ready for that also. It's sure looking nice tho Tom !

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