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#562004 - May 13th 2012 1:35 am Newest Addition to the Family
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Registered: May 09th 2006 12:00 pm
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The camera died, so i only got 2 pics for now.

Here she is 91 Ford Glaval conversion. Shes a little rough in the body but a solid runner and all the parts are there to make her nice. cant beat the deal, y'all know me. Never more than $500 for anything. this one came in at $450. Going to need a fair amount of rust remediation to be had.






This is my rebound after the devastating loss of my beloved Olds. I'll turn her into a decent looking road trip wagon.

Its a 300 I6, auto with 150k ish miles on her.
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#562006 - May 13th 2012 1:58 am Re: Newest Addition to the Family [Re: draggnastro]
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I think you will REALLY like the fuel injected 300. It is the perfect motor for a van. It should be able to give you over 20 MPG if you keep your foot out of it. Good luck with your new toy!
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#562008 - May 13th 2012 2:03 am Re: Newest Addition to the Family [Re: draggnastro]
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Thanks Reed! Ive had a couple 300 I6 ford trucks before. They were great. My 79 had a 1 bbl carb and gave me well over 20 mpg with a 3 speed stick. It kinda has a stumble at half throttle or so, but i figure a good tune up will help that. Im pretty excited to have me another econoline. The best riding vans in my opinion.
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#562020 - May 13th 2012 6:43 am Re: Newest Addition to the Family [Re: draggnastro]
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Looks like a Van Good deal, better mileage is a Plus too.
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#562023 - May 13th 2012 7:27 am Re: Newest Addition to the Family [Re: draggnastro]
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#562034 - May 13th 2012 7:57 am Re: Newest Addition to the Family [Re: draggnastro]
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Great score!!!!!!
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#562042 - May 13th 2012 8:38 am Re: Newest Addition to the Family [Re: draggnastro]
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i missed out a few weeks ago on a van like your dodge that was a v-8 cargo van for under 900 bucks that had never had an interior put in it

missed it by a half an hour and i saw it going down the road in town within the hour...i was bummed
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#562064 - May 13th 2012 10:08 am Re: Newest Addition to the Family [Re: draggnastro]
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Loc: Myrtle Beach, SC
Hell Yeah man, for that price tune it up and drive the shit out of it!!!!
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#562065 - May 13th 2012 10:08 am Re: Newest Addition to the Family [Re: draggnastro]
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Looks Good draggn. Looking forward to seeing how this one comes out.
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#562104 - May 13th 2012 11:12 am Re: Newest Addition to the Family [Re: draggnastro]
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thanks guys! I'm going to clean her up today and take some decent pics. Lots of rust spots but we'll get er squared away slow by little.
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