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#501731 - October 04th 2011 3:41 am Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: MrHoney]
Galaxy Offline
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Registered: July 08th 2008 11:49 am
Posts: 9427
Loc: New Jersey
Originally Posted By: MrHoney
Originally Posted By: GALAXY
welcome To the site, Great introduction!
What model van are you looking for?

I went to see this truck yesterday. Very nicely kept, no rust, two back winders. If it was a red Dodge I would have bought it on the spot, instead I'm sleeping on it. What do you think of the truck?

Well I'm a Chevy guy, So I absolutely love this van!
I think this seller is a vanner, and may also be a member on these boards. Did you happen to mention when you talked to him? He may be willing to make a deal for another vanner. If it is at all possible for you to get this van, I would say go for it!
The rear door windows could be tinted, and a set of louvers would cover them up nicely. Could even be painted to match the van.
The only thing that would hold me back is the 305. Don't get me wrong, it is a very durable and dependable engine. But as far as performance goes, it just can't compare to the 350 in my opinion.
As far as I know this van doesn't need anything. But just saying if it did, the comparable parts for the same year Dodge van would be almost twice as much.
Good luck with whatever you decide to do. Hope to see down the road someday. chevy
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#501746 - October 04th 2011 7:25 am Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: MrHoney]
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Registered: October 25th 2001 12:00 pm
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Loc: Dayton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
welcome aboard! nice to have you with us.
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#501859 - October 04th 2011 1:46 pm Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: MrHoney]
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Registered: June 10th 2003 12:00 pm
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Loc: Burlington, On, Canada Eh !!!!
Originally Posted By: MrHoney
Looking to get back my mojo. Searching for a truck to pilot. Been gone from trucking too long.

here ya go, nice and local
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#501872 - October 04th 2011 2:34 pm Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: MrHoney]
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Registered: August 22nd 2009 9:34 pm
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Loc: pei canada
welcome from pei canada. Hows the hair now?
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#501933 - October 04th 2011 7:07 pm Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: double]
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Registered: September 30th 2011 12:11 pm
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Lots shorter and a lot of grays showing up. took this pic just now with my web cam. Hows the beer up there ? Eh

#501981 - October 04th 2011 10:09 pm Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: MrHoney]
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Registered: December 25th 2000 12:00 pm
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Loc: Selinsgrove, PA USA
welcome aboard.
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#502062 - October 05th 2011 8:23 am Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: nautic1]
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Registered: September 30th 2011 12:11 pm
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Spring Thaw, I've been there. Great run, This pic of Sally, Rev, And Lisa was taken there.

#502258 - October 05th 2011 10:00 pm Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: MrHoney]
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Registered: March 19th 2007 3:44 pm
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#502274 - October 05th 2011 10:59 pm Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: MrHoney]
Keep_On_Truckin_WNY Offline
old hand

Registered: July 13th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 1392
Loc: Buffalo,NY
hey - another 'local' guy...!

that '77 Chevy was at Flamingo Fest this year - it's in great shape, and the folks weren't completely sure on selling it then... i know if i had any money close to that i would make an offer... the price is a little high, but cash is cash...

i'd jump on it...

i was on Rochester's CL when i was at work earlier - look up 'cars & trucks by owner' and search for van... there were a couple other decent chevy's...
when things go bad, you just gotta keep on keepin' on...
progress on my van:

#502281 - October 05th 2011 11:16 pm Re: Hey people ! First post [Re: MrHoney]
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Registered: May 09th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 4460
Loc: Springfield, Illinois
Its a pretty truck, 6500 does seem a little steep, but probably worth it for a solid survivor not needing much work.
2003 Grand Caravan

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