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Re-living the past ... #724306
June 03rd 2017 2:04 pm
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I purchased a brand new 1975 Ford shorty van when the new body design change was made.. I customized it , drove it all over the East coast, and across the country and back twice. I was young, living at home, but basically spent most of my time in that van. Cruised, camped, visited friends at colleges, did deliveries for my Dad's business, you name it. Had it less than three years and it was stolen while I was doing a delivery in Brooklyn, NY. Never saw it again. I've had several vans since then, but they were always more work vans. More recently, as I'm getting older, I've missed that blue '75 shorty. Started looking to purchase and build a re-creation . Luck just dropped in !!!..... Purchased this 1975 shorty in NY. Same year, color, motor, interior, wheels as mine had !!. It has 49,000 miles on it. Recent re-paint in original color code. Should be on it's way here soon. Can't wait.

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Re: Re-living the past ... [Re: oldskool73] #724310
June 03rd 2017 2:40 pm
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Very nice! Congratulations on finding what you were looking for.

Re: Re-living the past ... [Re: oldskool73] #724316
June 03rd 2017 4:59 pm
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Re: Re-living the past ... [Re: oldskool73] #724318
June 03rd 2017 7:57 pm
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Congrats, post some more pics after it arrives.

Re: Re-living the past ... [Re: oldskool73] #724320
June 03rd 2017 9:14 pm
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Hmmmm.....the same everything yours had.....wonder if it is yours??


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Re: Re-living the past ... [Re: Starlord] #724325
June 03rd 2017 10:24 pm
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Originally Posted by Starlord
Hmmmm.....the same everything yours had.....wonder if it is yours??


I thought the same thing!

Re: Re-living the past ... [Re: oldskool73] #724337
June 04th 2017 9:31 am
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Tucson,Az.
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Are the pipes functional?


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Re: Re-living the past ... [Re: oldskool73] #724340
June 04th 2017 9:41 am
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Wow oldskool! That's a oldskool Ford! Do some more pics when you get your hands on it.....



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Re: Re-living the past ... [Re: oldskool73] #724352
June 04th 2017 1:05 pm
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If it is my old van, I'm thrilled to death that someone took such good care of it (hmmm ...I even had the tire carrier). I will post more pics when she gets here. Thanks for the enthusiastic replies.

Re: Re-living the past ... [Re: oldskool73] #724369
June 05th 2017 8:34 am
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That looks great!


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