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#519107 - December 08th 2011 3:39 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Registered: June 04th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 1202
Loc: Roseville, Michigan
Went in the garage today and van was still there. Haven't drove that one in over 6 weeks and that was just to the auto parts store to buy a water pump for the other one.
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#519129 - December 08th 2011 4:48 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Registered: June 14th 2009 2:29 pm
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Loc: Leesburg NJ
I drive my van every Wednesday for 4 hours on my paper route. This week I swapped the stock radio for another one that had both channels working. AHHHHH that sweet stereo sound... Aaaaaand I tried (unsuccessfully at that) to fix a windshield leak. Yep, it's a Chevy alright. I can stick my finger in the hole I found. I guess I just need to administer more roof patch. More is better right? lol
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#519130 - December 08th 2011 4:55 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Registered: May 09th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 4460
Loc: Springfield, Illinois
washed it finally, 1080 miles and 18 quarts of oil blown through splattered all over the van, used an entire bottle of simple green diluted enough to be paint safe. Took the battery to auto zone to get charged up. I think the battery is on its last legs. Gotta hook up the trailer and get a washer/dryer tomorrow.
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#519159 - December 08th 2011 5:42 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Registered: June 26th 2010 7:35 pm
Posts: 8516
Loc: San Diego California
For my van nothing, I went to the Bone Yard for other vanners.....does that count?
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#519205 - December 08th 2011 8:50 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: frscke1]
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Registered: March 26th 2007 8:05 pm
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Loc: Dundee, Michigan
Originally Posted By: frscke1
For my van nothing, I went to the Bone Yard for other vanners.....does that count?


It sure ought to count for "Vanner of the Day"!

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#519249 - December 08th 2011 10:00 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Registered: November 16th 2003 12:00 pm
Posts: 3116
Loc: Myrtle Beach, SC
Got my fan shroud back from the powder coater and got it assembled:






it's super slim, and has a row of LED lights on each side of the fan.
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#519285 - December 09th 2011 12:02 am Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: Boot]
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Registered: July 26th 2009 3:08 pm
Posts: 4623
Loc: Maryland
Originally Posted By: Boot
Got my fan shroud back from the powder coater and got it assembled:






it's super slim, and has a row of LED lights on each side of the fan.


SWEEEEEEET!!!!!!
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#519329 - December 09th 2011 10:11 am Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: Bikertrash00]
Bullet Offline
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Registered: September 10th 2009 9:14 pm
Posts: 1016
Loc: Bristol, TN
Originally Posted By: Bikertrash00
Originally Posted By: Bullet
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Changed the steering column out, now I have tilt wheel and delay wipers.


I just found an 82' tilt column with pulse wipers, was the pulse just a plug in for you?


Yep, a box that plugs in between the column harness and chassis harness.


So the column came with the box? I thought I had a column, was going to drive there tomorrow and now they say they don't have it. I posted in the wanted section. I am still a newbie this isn't hijacking a thread is it?



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#519521 - December 09th 2011 9:48 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Registered: April 30th 2010 8:57 pm
Posts: 1946
Loc: San Diego
Let there be light!

I made a faceplate yesterday. Practice. You can see it on left.
Made a thicker one today.


I used an old clamp on spotlight with the adjusto arm hardware on a rusty old 1$ home depot clamp, and used a ciggy plug, for now.


Superbrite spotlight I can easily reach and point anywhere in the Van from the roof, Or I can unclamp and relocate it.

A little final sanding, staining and polyurethane might occur in the near future, or it might not.
Here it is clamped on the tongs which hold my roof fans to the ceiling.

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#519523 - December 09th 2011 10:01 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Registered: August 19th 2002 12:00 pm
Posts: 9273
Loc: Lake City Florida, United Stat...
That's a sweet light.
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