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Bears once in a life time barn find

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Bear

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Location : dearborn hts michigan
Age : 51
Registration date : 2010-11-23

Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by Bear on Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:21 am

vanny wrote:Spiffy!Nice job, Bear!
thanks going too finish it today with silver paint
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Bear

Number of posts : 849
Location : dearborn hts michigan
Age : 51
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worked on my 1974

Post by Bear on Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:16 pm

last weekend I pulled off carb too rebuild it when I got van the seller told me he had someone rebuild it and do a tune up on van and he thought it had old gas in it making it pop out tail pipe I did notice right off the carb looked leaky and wet to me so I went spent 43.00 dollars at napps on carb kit,2 filters and new float. pull carb off took top off first thing I see is needle valve hanger clip laying in bottom of bowel I go through everything bolt carb back on runs bit better but still popping in tail pipe TUNE UP I REMINDE MY SELF I go through the fireing order and find # 2 & # 4 are crossed swaped them out no more popping motor runs good going too still pull intake and reseal it and drop in elc distorbtor in to



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Bear

Number of posts : 849
Location : dearborn hts michigan
Age : 51
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time too do some up grades and other things

Post by Bear on Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:17 pm




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Bear

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Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by Bear on Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:18 pm

all that emmisson is going
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vanny
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Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by vanny on Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:42 am

Sounds like you got that "TuneUp" all sorted out...Glad to hear it's running good for you now!


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Bear

Number of posts : 849
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the chevy gods loved me

Post by Bear on Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:08 am





got very lucky all emmisson tubes came out
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Bear

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Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by Bear on Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:21 am




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Bear

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Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by Bear on Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:22 am


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Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by vanny on Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:53 am

So, do you just put threaded plugs to fill those holes left by removing the emissions stuff?


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Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by Bear on Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:53 am

vanny wrote:So, do you just put threaded plugs to fill those holes left by removing the emissions stuff?
YES
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Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by Bear on Mon May 15, 2017 4:39 am

so I re-adjusted the lifters re-timed and tweeked carb agin and fingers crossed still no oil leaks been about 10 days now van runs GREAT put around 100 miles on her in last week re-did frount brakes but I think I need new calpers and going to change felx lines too got too pull rear brakes apart yet and frount end is still tite too goes down rad straight


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OutofSight

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Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by OutofSight on Mon May 15, 2017 6:50 am

Looking good!
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Re: Bears once in a life time barn find

Post by vanny on Mon May 15, 2017 11:58 am

That Barn Find is happy you came along!!! Congrats on getting it running good! Very Happy


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MelMalzahn

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Bear's one of a kind barn find

Post by MelMalzahn on Mon May 15, 2017 8:38 pm

Nice looking van, did you find it in Michigan? Just curious I lived in Midland, Michigan all my life, the last 6 years in Arizona.
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