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#538293 - February 10th 2012 3:18 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: Mutt]
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Registered: February 03rd 2012 4:39 pm
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Originally Posted By: Mutt
That's a lot of trim for one door! I hope that you left the driver's door assembled to use as a guide... I'd need a road map, instructional dvd and a cooler of beer to figure that out lol


Those are both the driver and passenger door trim. I haven't pulled the trim off the two side or two back doors yet. Let alone all the wood trim still on the dash and inside. I swear Starcraft used an entire tree to outfit my van.

There are also several pieces on the doors I couldn't get off for one reason or another yet. crazy
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#538363 - February 10th 2012 6:06 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Starcraft used a lot of good quality wood trim in there Conversion Vans......

Took the Beast of Burden II out to run errands today.The road trip to Florida was better than a tune up.The old girl is running much better than before we left for the road trip.....

.........Wookee


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#538365 - February 10th 2012 6:13 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wookee]
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Registered: September 30th 2011 12:11 pm
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#538368 - February 10th 2012 6:20 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wookee]
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Registered: June 11th 2010 9:39 am
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Loc: Burton, Ohio "Cleveland suburb...
Originally Posted By: wookee
Originally Posted By: HighwayStar

true maybe GR...but it wouldn't ride like this one and go down the highway at 60 mph doin 1800 rpm's...I was very amazed at this truck while it was here . smile


Why not.1800 RPMs for a Chevy is not all that bad.......

......Wookee


That's what I meant Wookee...she was just under 1800 at 60 mph...perfect ! smile
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#538369 - February 10th 2012 6:22 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: MrHoney]
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Originally Posted By: MrHoney
I sat in my van and smiled smile


I bet you did ! yay
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#538379 - February 10th 2012 6:39 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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I finished up the retrofit to a standard Chrysler electronic ignition in my 1987 Dodge B150.

I recently bought this well-used van for $400. After freshening the engine and rebuilding the carb, I still had a terrible bog upon hard acceleration, and my timing was bouncing around. It had the spark control computer, but not the lean burn carb, so the change-over wasn't bad at all. Being an electrician helped. Used stock parts for a 1983 Dodge D150 from Advanced Auto, costing me maybe $100.

The timing mark is now rock steady. By the time I got it done, I only had time to take it down the street, but no more bog!
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#538402 - February 10th 2012 7:32 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Registered: May 26th 2007 10:41 pm
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Loc: On Route 66 in Bethany Oklahom...
My brother owns a NAPCO 4x4 , 59 Apache, and that thing is wrapped out at 3500-4000 at 60mph ! Freakin 5.14 gears in it ! Good thing he has a sweet 383 stroker in it. . .
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#538407 - February 10th 2012 8:27 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: Uncle_Fester]
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Originally Posted By: Uncle_Fester
My brother owns a NAPCO 4x4 , 59 Apache, and that thing is wrapped out at 3500-4000 at 60mph ! Freakin 5.14 gears in it ! Good thing he has a sweet 383 stroker in it. . .


Yup...bad azz truck I'm sure ! cool
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#538410 - February 10th 2012 8:30 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Loc: On Route 66 in Bethany Oklahom...
This is the only picture I have of it, but yeah, ONE BAD AZZ TRUCK !

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#538411 - February 10th 2012 8:32 pm Re: What Did You do To your Van Today? [Re: wrcsixeight]
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Loc: On Route 66 in Bethany Oklahom...
Now, back to our regularly scheduled program. . . . . today, as with everyday, I put another 100 miles on the poor Astro.
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