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DanTheVanMan
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Old step van?

Post by DanTheVanMan on Wed Jan 06, 2010 2:49 pm

Can anyone tell my anything about this van? Found it yesterday on my way to the JY.
Wondering if it's worth looking into.. It's a short van with only about a 110" (ish) wheelbase.

Dan





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sparky

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Re: Old step van?

Post by sparky on Wed Jan 06, 2010 4:24 pm

cant tell ya much other than I would buy it if it were near me!! Looks Cool!! Chevy powered?

G-Man
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Re: Old step van?

Post by G-Man on Wed Jan 06, 2010 7:44 pm

Looks like a 65-66 Grumann body step van , but the body style didn't change that much over the years so it could be much newer. They used the Grumann body for all three makes of motors.

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Re: Old step van?

Post by bugeye bob on Wed Jan 06, 2010 9:45 pm

shake, rattle and roll, use to drive some of these back in the seventies i liked the ones with the roll up doors, with both side doors open you have free a/c. drove one that they put a 350 w/ 4 barrel on and of course no pollution junk added. it would fly. this one would make a great camper.

DanTheVanMan
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Re: Old step van?

Post by DanTheVanMan on Thu Jan 07, 2010 6:38 am

Thinking I will go back and check it out again. I am rather curious.. Cool


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DanTheVanMan
1965 Chevy G10 Sportvan Custom
1966 Chevy G10 Panel Van (Pro-Street)"Mean Green"
1999 Chevy Tahoe 2DR 4x4 Z71
1984 Jeep CJ-7 Laredo, Restored
1999 Buell S3 Thunderbolt
1992 Sailfish 180 Pro Flats Boat

My Mini Gallery



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DanTheVanMan
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Re: Old step van?

Post by DanTheVanMan on Sun Jan 10, 2010 8:30 pm

G-Man wrote:Looks like a 65-66 Grumann body step van , but the body style didn't change that much over the years so it could be much newer. They used the Grumann body for all three makes of motors.

Chris, you were right. I stopped and looked at it again on my way to the Gun Show in jacksonville today. Grumann it is with a Ford L6. Still think its cool because of how short it is!

And dig those American Racing wheels! cheers













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DanTheVanMan
1965 Chevy G10 Sportvan Custom
1966 Chevy G10 Panel Van (Pro-Street)"Mean Green"
1999 Chevy Tahoe 2DR 4x4 Z71
1984 Jeep CJ-7 Laredo, Restored
1999 Buell S3 Thunderbolt
1992 Sailfish 180 Pro Flats Boat

My Mini Gallery



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VanNutt

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Re: Old step van?

Post by VanNutt on Wed Nov 17, 2010 8:46 pm

i would be very interested in this van, do you know if its still there or not? i realize the post is old, but i can always keep my fingers crossed.....

did you happen to get any contact info from the owner ?
thanks, this is my first post here, this van is the reason i signed up, ive been looking one like this for awhile now....

hope to learn lots from you guys on these old things, if this one craps out, im sure i'll find one somewhere !

thanks, nice to meet you guys, Bruce

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Re: Old step van?

Post by mcfly on Wed Nov 17, 2010 9:51 pm

I have a 87 chevy with a 10ft (behind seats) gruman body. absolutely love it. Worked out of a van for 30 yrs. Can not believe I never got one before this. The short ones are great, drive nice and can fit in a parking spot. If you can get it, Do it.

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Re: Old step van?

Post by chester42 on Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:08 am

ALright, looks like Dan's stable is ging to need an extension soon !

DanTheVanMan
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Re: Old step van?

Post by DanTheVanMan on Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:48 am

Sorry folks. Don't have any interest in it, I just thought it was cool how short it was... Very Happy


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DanTheVanMan
1965 Chevy G10 Sportvan Custom
1966 Chevy G10 Panel Van (Pro-Street)"Mean Green"
1999 Chevy Tahoe 2DR 4x4 Z71
1984 Jeep CJ-7 Laredo, Restored
1999 Buell S3 Thunderbolt
1992 Sailfish 180 Pro Flats Boat

My Mini Gallery



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EconoCarl

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Re: Old step van?

Post by EconoCarl on Thu Nov 18, 2010 6:26 am

Yeh . . . I've got a soft spot for "cool" too! Here's one I picked up last year. It's somewhere on my 'round-tuit' list. Smile


rokkorex

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Re: Old step van?

Post by rokkorex on Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:31 am

nice !love the rims

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Re: Old step van?

Post by rokkorex on Sun Feb 13, 2011 1:25 am

Heres a pic of mine.


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