Boxdin
Vanning.com logo
We host with and recommend Your-Site.Com - This site works best with FireFox - this site is powered by UBBCentral



Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
New ride and loving it
by apo234
29 minutes 56 seconds ago
What's that thing on my tailight ?
by galaxie
Yesterday at 11:52 PM
CB Radio Question
by Wheelchair
Yesterday at 11:18 PM
42nd Van Nationals 1983GMCvan's Youtube VIDEO
by Nightmare
Yesterday at 10:37 PM
Mlarky's Dodge....gonna keep her after all.
by Starlord
Yesterday at 09:33 PM
Chopped 77 dodge van
by c1run1
Yesterday at 08:52 PM
Keystone Madness, September 18-21, 2014, Summit Station, PA
by newkirkinc1
Yesterday at 08:13 PM
B.V.A. presents Return to Cortland July 25-27th 2014
by newkirkinc1
Yesterday at 08:12 PM
Super Somer 13 "A Custom Van Event" August 8-9-10, 2014. Somers, Ct
by Bandvan
Yesterday at 08:01 PM
Ok, So I finally finished the Van Interior and most of everything else.
by 86ed
Yesterday at 07:22 PM
Featured Links


-->
Cluster Map
Locations of visitors to this page
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#555521 - April 12th 2012 7:52 pm How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler?
Reed Online   content
carpal tunnel

Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 8373
Loc: Fircrest, WA
I just won an auction on eBay for a brand new old stock fiberglass independent front spoiler. Trucknvans was liquidating old stock and I got it for $26 plus shipping. Not a bad price.

Here is a picture:



I don't know if this is a picture of the actual piece though, since the description said the piece is in black paintable gel coat.

Has anyone installed one of Trucknvans 75-91 Ford fiberglass independent front air dams? Any tips or tricks? Does it just bolt on?

Thanks.
_________________________
Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!

Top
#555710 - April 13th 2012 4:35 pm Re: How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler? [Re: Reed]
heavy389 Offline
veteran

Registered: October 11th 2009 6:32 pm
Posts: 2688
Loc: New Jersey
Deff on the good price! not real knowledgeable on Ford but cant B more that some bolts,or pop rivets,an panel adhesive..... lol

Or ya could "mold" it on ! grin
_________________________

79 B-200

Top
#555715 - April 13th 2012 4:53 pm Re: How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler? [Re: Reed]
Reed Online   content
carpal tunnel

Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 8373
Loc: Fircrest, WA
That is what I am hoping. I need to paint it to match my van (well, if it is black, I might just leave it) and then figure out how to bolt it on.
_________________________
Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!

Top
#555716 - April 13th 2012 4:54 pm Re: How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler? [Re: Reed]
Wizard78 Offline
Supreme Master

Registered: August 20th 2008 10:14 pm
Posts: 17143
Loc: Virginia
I drilled holes and bolted it to the bumper of my Ford
_________________________
Everyday above ground is a Good Day!!!
Never Stop Vannin'


Owner & Creator of Wizard's Van-In Videos
Member of Riding High Truckers from 1982 to 1996
2nd Member of The Toopa Sinner Tribe
Member of Free Bird Vanners 1996 to Present
Member of Cape Atlantic Truckers South Jersey
Host Club of Freeze Out
Certified Nats Judge
Member of Shenandoah Valley Vans

Top
#555719 - April 13th 2012 5:17 pm Re: How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler? [Re: Reed]
draggnastro Offline
pooh-bah

Registered: May 09th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 4460
Loc: Springfield, Illinois
Originally Posted By: Reed
That is what I am hoping. I need to paint it to match my van (well, if it is black, I might just leave it) and then figure out how to bolt it on.


Even if you plan to leave it black, ya gotta paint it. Some 'glass gelcoated parts ive dealt with fade real quick in sunlight if they arent painted. they dont have the UV protection of paint.
_________________________
2003 Grand Caravan

Member Vanatics Van Club-Spfld, IL
Member Florida Van Council
Member Central Florida Vans,-Orlando, FL




Top
#555723 - April 13th 2012 5:46 pm Re: How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler? [Re: Reed]
Reed Online   content
carpal tunnel

Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 8373
Loc: Fircrest, WA
Ah. Good point. Good thing my van is a factory color. $20 gets me a rattle can of paint.
_________________________
Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!

Top
#556059 - April 16th 2012 12:35 am Re: How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler? [Re: Reed]
Uncle_Fester Offline

Festerus Vannimus

Registered: May 26th 2007 10:41 pm
Posts: 8942
Loc: On Route 66 in Bethany Oklahom...
No help on the mounting, but congrats on the win ! Great price/score there. . . .
_________________________
My vans,

1)The 1991 Dodge B250, J.Y.D.


Founder & President of Sooner or Later United Truckers and PROUD TO BE A S.L.U.T. ! !

Top
#556061 - April 16th 2012 12:41 am Re: How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler? [Re: Reed]
Reed Online   content
carpal tunnel

Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 8373
Loc: Fircrest, WA
Yep. It should get to me sometime mid week. Unfortunately, I am tied up with replacing the water pump and repairing some stripped/crossthread bolts on the motor of my sister's PT Cruiser.
_________________________
Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!

Top
#556263 - April 16th 2012 6:26 pm Re: How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler? [Re: Reed]
HighwayStar Offline
Maniac

Registered: June 11th 2010 9:39 am
Posts: 11946
Loc: Burton, Ohio "Cleveland suburb...
Nice score Reed and great price.... yay
_________________________





Proud member: Shenandoah Valley Vans


............" REALITY IS JUST AN ELABORATE ILLUSION"..................


Top
#556266 - April 16th 2012 6:31 pm Re: How do I attach a fiberglass front spoiler? [Re: Reed]
Reed Online   content
carpal tunnel

Registered: August 27th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 8373
Loc: Fircrest, WA
Yeah. The coolest part is I wasn't really even looking. I was researching what the going price was for a NEW spoiler when I found the auction. The auction had less than five minutes left with NO bids! The price was something like $20 plus shipping, so I immediately bid. There was only one other bid about ten seconds before the auction ended.

I really hope it will go on the van easy and won't interfere with the running boards/flares already on the van. The auction says it is an independent spoiler, so I have my fingers crossed.
_________________________
Windows- they're what make a van worth owning!

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

Moderator:  Uncle_Fester 
Upcoming Events
AdSense
Instagram Feed
Who's Online
1 registered (diamond_dave), 4 Guests and 10 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
tdc, IRIEMON, roostervanner, DCPDGUY, VanManDan345
7865 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
lukester 102
Reed 93
newkirkinc1 91
HighwayStar 74
jules73 72
kursed 70
MACE 69
cjhardcore 66
Captain_E 62
apo234 60
Forum Stats
7866 Members
70 Forums
30718 Topics
467421 Posts

Max Online: 177 @ May 08th 2013 5:58 am

This site works best with
Download Firefox