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Inchez

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Location : ontario canada
Registration date : 2012-05-17

my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Thu May 17, 2012 6:36 pm

Just picked this up from a friend and I just joined the site.. this would be my test post, more pics and details to follow...Cheerz..!!
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HandiVanMan

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by HandiVanMan on Thu May 17, 2012 6:45 pm

Welcome to Vintage Vans!!! That's a sharp looking van you have!!!
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Inchez

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Location : ontario canada
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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Thu May 17, 2012 6:48 pm

Thanx.... i'll post the rest of the pics in the project section.
its going to be a rat driver for a while but it will be DRIVEN...
the good... fresh 318, cammed, hedders, 3 on the tree.. finishing up with 3:91's.. the bad, the roofs on its way out from the inside out.. so thats gotta be dealt with first along with hunting down weather stripping... but truthfully... luv it just as it is... Twisted Evil
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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Space Truckin on Thu May 17, 2012 7:21 pm

Welcome, very cool to have another with the same sickness as the rest of us . Love the mirrors .
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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by dix on Thu May 17, 2012 7:22 pm

NICE VAN WELCOME TO V.V.
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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Vanish on Thu May 17, 2012 7:26 pm

Welcome in !!!!!!!


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Rayallen

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Location : San Antonio, TX
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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Rayallen on Thu May 17, 2012 7:28 pm

Welcome To vintage vans, sweet a100

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Guest on Thu May 17, 2012 7:38 pm

Welcome to V-V. Cool A100. I'm looking forward to the rest of the pictures.
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Inchez

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Location : ontario canada
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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Thu May 17, 2012 7:40 pm





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NipRing

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Registration date : 2011-08-14

Re: my new 68 A100

Post by NipRing on Thu May 17, 2012 7:49 pm

Awesome! I love the body lines of the A100!
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Inchez

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Location : ontario canada
Registration date : 2012-05-17

Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Thu May 17, 2012 7:53 pm

one last one for tonight... this ones from my buddies place where i got it the truck's still for sale btw...lol 15,000.


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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Guest on Thu May 17, 2012 7:55 pm

Too bad about the roof but the rest of it looks solid. Only one pop-out window..
Your buddy has some nice vans there.
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RodStRace

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Location : Chino Valley
Registration date : 2010-01-21

Re: my new 68 A100

Post by RodStRace on Thu May 17, 2012 8:31 pm

Welcome! Wow, another from the great white north.
Van looks good!
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Inchez

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Location : ontario canada
Registration date : 2012-05-17

Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Sun May 20, 2012 10:28 am

picked up these yesterday, 14'x7... barterd for em... now to find some 225\60's any one have smaller tires on theres... like 205/215's ?

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by dix on Sun May 20, 2012 11:37 am

this will help you choose what tire will fit your new cragars /keystones http://www.buicks.net/shop/reference/tires.html#chart
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Inchez

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Fri May 25, 2012 9:07 pm









tires i think im gunna use... mount em on keystones.... reverse smothies a bonus.. and yup... it's a movie star... silent hill.. Twisted Evil
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Inchez

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:34 pm








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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Guest on Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:45 pm

Looks good!
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Inchez

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Mon Jun 11, 2012 6:24 pm

Thanx... should have the rest painted n mounted next weekend now just have to figure out how to drop that nose a bit...Big block perhaps..? lol cheerz!!
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Rayallen

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Rayallen on Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:38 pm

remove a leaf from the front leaf springs. it will help lower it a bit
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Inchez

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Location : ontario canada
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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:41 am







got the tires switched over, finished painting em and got the new wheel studs and center caps.. but having issues getting drum n hub seperated to change the studs..painted the headlight rings.. think'n it looks better..the rest of the van will eventually be painted with the same black paint once i start straightnig the body .... stuck on jack stands for now.. Mad
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RodStRace

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by RodStRace on Sun Jun 17, 2012 2:12 pm

It's been mentioned before here.
You need to cut away the swedge on the brake drum first, then press out the studs from the hub. Trying to press out the studs through the hub and drum will bend the hub and render the drum useless...
One guy mentioned using a hole saw to reach down around the stud.
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Inchez

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Sun Jun 17, 2012 3:55 pm

thinking about cutting the studs flush n try n drill em out.. by the look of things i'm gunna replace drums now anyway..
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Inchez

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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Inchez on Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:15 pm









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Re: my new 68 A100

Post by Gothboy on Tue Jul 17, 2012 4:24 am

NICE! Loking like a killer start my friend! Keep up the great work! -GothY-

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