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    Post by G-Man Tue Oct 19, 2010 12:30 pm

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    Post by Van Halen Tue Oct 19, 2010 1:11 pm

    Wow I wonder if it runs??
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    Post by DanTheVanMan Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:00 pm

    Runs.. sort of.

    The Bad:
    * It's a 194ci w/ Turbo 350. Only 1st & 2nd gears work, no reverse.
    * Body is rusted through about half way around the back drip rail.
    * Upper windshield frame rusted out as is the pillars behind both front doors
    * Lifted with blocks only (Welded to axles. Rolling Eyes ).
    * Both windows mech's a bad.
    * Gas tank is non-functioning.... He's not sure why.
    * Engine lowered 4in. blocks also welded in.
    * Pitman arm extended with a piece of pipe. affraid
    Guess that's enough. But there is lots more..........

    The Good:
    * Engine runs good.
    * All glass is good.
    * New 3:73 gears in limited slip rear-end.
    * Wheels are Ansen 15" 2- 8", 2- 10". 3 1/2 back spacing.
    * Tires are very good (Thorn burg mudder's) 31's up front & 34"s in back.
    * B&M ratchet shifter.
    * Both bumpers are ok. (Front has a few dent but fixable)
    * Solid side doors with a little rust at bottom's.
    * Seats are rusted out but covers are good.
    * Radiator is good.
    * Springs are good
    And there's more here as well.


    We have agreed on a price on it for parts "IF"... they can find the title....


    Dan


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    Post by richie61 Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:54 pm

    Wow that thing is high. Hope they can find the title Dan.
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    Post by DanTheVanMan Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:37 am

    Me too. Can add it to my "Title & VIN plate" collection... lol!


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    Post by DanTheVanMan Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:12 pm

    Title found!!

    Heading out tomorrow (Monday) at 4am. It's a 300mi. one-way drive and load it up. Will get a room and head back on Tuesday with parts van #3...

    Dan

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    Post by G-Man Sun Oct 24, 2010 7:35 pm

    Safe Trip Dan, look forward to the pictures to come Very Happy
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    Post by DanTheVanMan Mon Oct 25, 2010 2:51 pm

    OK, I'm home.....

    Yep, I know I said I was going to stay the night. At 3:40 am I woke up and decided it was time to go.....

    It's 312 miles one way and 3hrs & 45min. I was there.. Love driving at night!

    Spent 2 hrs getting it on the trailer. Will tell you the long version later, but let's just say if not for the come-a-long.... Think you get the idea! Yeah! It didn't run......

    Had it loaded by 11 am and had worked up on hell of a sweat so figured I'd just head home. At 60 mph it took 6 1/2hrs to come back....

    Just walked in. Will post pic's tomorrow. I'm spent!!!

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    Post by econopoor Mon Oct 25, 2010 3:25 pm

    Nuthin like a road trip!! Lookin forward to the pics.

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    Post by BILLS66 Mon Oct 25, 2010 3:39 pm

    Dan glad your trip was safe,can't wait to see the pics. (you got it real bad)
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    Post by G-Man Mon Oct 25, 2010 4:23 pm

    Bill your right there no helping him now. These early's get in your blood
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    Post by DanTheVanMan Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:58 pm

    Yeah, yeah, yeah...... It's not like I go to meeting or anything...
    "Wait", Damb! Scratch that....
    Do car shows, Baker's, Nat's count as meeting? lol!


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    Post by DanTheVanMan Tue Oct 26, 2010 1:21 pm

    Here's some pic's. The body is shot. But I knew that... Got lots of cool parts on her though. I know I'll get lots of "WTF" comment on this one!

    Anyone recognize this rear end?

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    Check out the extended spring hangers!

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    Post by richie61 Tue Oct 26, 2010 3:09 pm

    It really took some engineering to get it that high! Wonder how it handled in high winds? You would think they could of figured out a better route for the gas and brake line though since they are kind of important when your tromping through the woods? Cool shifter.
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    Post by EconoCarl Tue Oct 26, 2010 4:14 pm

    Looks like a lot of good parts there, and a nice set of guages too!
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    Post by G-Man Tue Oct 26, 2010 4:37 pm

    Hi I'm Dan and I have a van problem

    Us: Hi Dan
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    Post by DanTheVanMan Tue Oct 26, 2010 4:50 pm

    Problem? What problem?

    Chris...... It's called: "COLLECTING!" geek

    Unless your talking about alllll the parts I have then it's called: "HOARDING!" Very Happy


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    Post by DanTheVanMan Tue Oct 26, 2010 4:56 pm

    So, Anyone recognize this rear end? scratch

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    Post by BILLS66 Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:18 pm

    That's funny! I think I will grab a beer and go out and stare at my van. Bill
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    Post by econopoor Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:52 pm

    It looks like a standard GM 12 bolt. I can't tell the difference anymore between the truck rears and the passenger car rears. The rear cover is an aftermarket one designed to stiffen up the bearing caps. The set screws tighten up to the caps then get locked down with jamb nuts. It looks like the backing plates are on wrong. The holes for the E-brake cables should be at the bottom. Must have been tough to bleed the wheel cylinders. Hope you get some good parts from that one.

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    Post by Digz Tue Oct 26, 2010 6:24 pm

    It has an extra gusset on the front part of the pig compared to my 65 12 bolt. looks allround heavier, do the axle housings drop in size at the hub flange as much as the van axles? Im guessing its a newer truck (less old) unit. Going to need more numbers off it, those are foundry casting numbers from what I have gathered so far.
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    Post by G-Man Tue Oct 26, 2010 7:09 pm

    Dan being a hoarder with these vans is a good thing, save as much as possible everyone
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    Post by DanTheVanMan Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:50 am

    I'll see if I can put more numbers off the rear end today. Yeah, lots of hinky stuff going on with this one. Very entertaining to go through it. Finding new stuff everywhere I look. I've flipped a few rear axles in my day, but have never seen a front drop strait axle flipped before! Hei Distrib., Loker shift cable (Looks to be about 120"). Guages are Autometer (Speedo,Tach, Fuel, Volt, Water & Oil). Tranny is a Turbo-350 (3rd and reverse are bad) but a nice hanger made for our vans. Seats are shot but the covers are in xlt condition (Driver's & Pass Jump seat).Dash panel has been cut out and replaced with a full Diamond plate panel. Braided brake lines up front and springs for the Sportvan!

    Also the front end below the windsheild is good. So B.W! Going to get that G10 bar started this winter sometime. cheers

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    Post by DanTheVanMan Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:07 am

    G-Man wrote:Dan being a hoarder with these vans is a good thing, save as much as possible everyone

    Chris,
    I have to admit I've gotten a bit carried away (like you guys haven't noticed) but when I get the Panel & Sportvan where I want them there's going to be one hell of a sale!
    I mean I have enough that if I found a good van body, completely gutted. No glass, doors wiring, drive train or axles. I could easily build it! Maybe two.

    I get a lot of funny looks when the guys come over... Yep, they think I have a problem too! Suspect But all I know is when I look at everything, I feel like a kid in a candy store and thats all that matters...... Cool

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    Post by EconoCarl Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:36 am

    DanTheVanMan wrote:. . . I feel like a kid in a candy store and thats all that matters...... Cool

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