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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by vanny on Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:16 am

Just don't over-tighten them. Rich said he accidentally did it on his and made little indentations on the bumper.


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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:50 am

vanny wrote:That overflow tank looks Beautiful! Let's take a gander at that "custom" gas tank, Please!
Here is that custom tank I mentioned! Attached wrong picture last time...

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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Mon Jul 11, 2016 10:54 am

vanny wrote:Just don't over-tighten them. Rich said he accidentally did it on his and made little indentations on the bumper.
Thanks for the tip! I hate to scratch or dent new chrome. Evil or Very Mad
It has been 37 years since I put new chrome bumpers on a van! I had a '64 Chevy panel in my youth. queen
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by vanny on Mon Jul 11, 2016 3:35 pm

Love that gas tank! Better keep a spare jug of fuel somewhere for long trips like going all the way to the end of the driveway... lol!


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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by donivan65 on Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:09 pm

I think it would take more than that tank for that 4 barrel to get up the driveway,,,,,,
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Mon Jul 11, 2016 5:59 pm

It's my short trip tank!
I got the radiator hoses, pipe etc. installed today, all ready for tomorrow's test. Hopefully all is tight and no leaky-poo! Smile
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:55 pm

Here is a first look at my SWEET front chrome bumper
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by vanny on Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:01 pm

Shiny!!! Very nice touch!


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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Tue Jul 12, 2016 6:44 pm

Thanks! I think it really makes it! Very Happy
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by Big W on Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:12 pm

Super nice. Can never go wrong with chrome. cheers
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Wed Jul 13, 2016 7:10 am

Thanks! It was on the short list of gotta get done. I found the OEM bumper guards online first, then I had to get the old white bumpers chromed! It was not easy, but thanks to meeting some new friends at a van rally, I was able to get the bumpers done. Smile sunny
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by Denton on Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:00 pm

,,,so JackeFriend,,,,,,,you want me to change your name to GMC Jacke,,,,,,well to be sure that all your posts and pictures don't go away when I try it, I will run a test Changer Don 1 account and change it to Changer Don 2 after I use it and put some stuff in it and see if a name change leaves all the old posts and pictures still here,,,,,,
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:10 am

Thanks very much. I did not understand the name portion so Yes, please do try and change my name to GMC Jacke. Very Happy
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by donivan65 on Sat Jul 16, 2016 12:12 pm

I need to run some tests and see if your name can be changed and if it keeps all your posts and pictures,,,,,pal,,,,,,
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by donivan65 on Sat Jul 16, 2016 7:49 pm

took the gas tank over to Jackes today,,,,,we put it in,,,,,put her rear bumper on it,,,,,mounted one of those Audi front seats in it,,,,,,,now she can test drive it and see how good that radiator is,,,,,,,that fan is deadly,,,sticks way up,,,,,,,





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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Sat Jul 16, 2016 8:53 pm

So, going out tomorrow morning to test drive the van with my new junk yard radiator! I am hoping everything is cool... we will see. I had just had my previous radiator done. So, this one better be just as good...LOL
I love my SEAT! It wraps around and hugs my sides. So much better than the old truck low backs!
I can't wait to have the other seat installed. Razz
Don is great taking time to help get this van updated, corrected and much better! Thanks Don!!
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GMC Jacke back at it!!!

Post by JackeFriend on Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:10 am

So, it has been some time since my last post... got a new job been working too much!
So... I have started on my van work again. I just installed my new back up lights yesterday! I picked them up when I was at the Old Car Swap meet a few weeks ago. $7 could not pass it up! Now I can see when backing down my driveway! More work and posts are coming soon!
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Thu Sep 22, 2016 10:11 am


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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by vanny on Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:47 pm

Nice job Jacke! Looks like they are plenty bright enough!!!


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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by Russell on Thu Sep 22, 2016 5:16 pm

Did you get the problem with it dying on you resolved?
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:22 pm

I just had to do something simple, so the rear lights Smile was an easy fun project.
I have not got the Radiator back in yet. It had to have a new 4 core put in, it had a crack.
So, I am behind on my projects, due to no time to do all of the stuff! But that radiator is sweet brand new and pretty. So, that is next once I get that radiator in... I think it will be something simple... loose connection or something, I got some new parts so I will get it figured out. I also got an electronic fuel pump like you had... incase I ever get stuck I am good. LOL

You have done wonders with your van. You been working hard on it, good for you. All that done in a short time... I am jealous Wink I will get there on the next train, missed the first! LOL
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Thu Sep 22, 2016 7:25 pm

vanny wrote:Nice job Jacke! Looks like they are plenty bright enough!!!

Thanks! My first light install. Seemed good and yes, they are bright! Thanks!
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by VANagain on Thu Sep 22, 2016 11:22 pm

And they're prismatic! I was with her when she bought them. The guy was packing up his stuff and had some great deals. I would have bought those lights too but Don picked up a set for me, just like hisabout 6 or 8 years ago!! And I got a real nice neutral safety/backup light switch from Harry. Maybe seeing Jacke's will inspire me to finally put mine on!

Did you just put yours on a toggle switch? If so, if anybody's following you too close, you can really blast them with those lights!

Hey, did you buy a burger fan from that guy too?
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

Post by JackeFriend on Fri Sep 23, 2016 7:26 am

Yes, the light came with aon/off switch. The package was missing one wire, but I had wire so I got the light hooked up just fine.
Yes, I did get a hamburger fan for $20 its about a 16" installed it yesterday and got it on a toggle switch. I will post some pictures tonight.
I wish I would have gone earlier to that swap meet Rolling Eyes I also had my Brass Radiator re-cored with a brand new 4row. It will be a cool running van for sure with that new 4 core and the hamburger fan!
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Re: GMC Jacke's van

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