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Van Isle Vanner #730535
December 09th 2017 5:22 pm
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New to the van world. Picked up a cream 87/88 Dodge B250 with a 318 on propane a few months or so ago on a whim, sold our 01 BMW 330i shortly after.

The Dodge is quirky but, the propane is kind of a hassle imo, mainly because there's only two mechanics around that still work on that system.

Been looking to change vans as my family and I are thinking about driving cross country and think petrol would be a better choice. Looked at a couple vans so far, 79 E150 in mint green with a 302 and a 89 GMC Rally STX. Both were cool but not quite the right feel..the Dodge feels so much more chill and punk rock which is what we enjoy about it. I figured this would be
a good place to learn more about all the options and
see why people like what about their vans.

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Re: Van Isle Vanner [Re: Dietrich] #730538
December 09th 2017 6:58 pm
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Re: Van Isle Vanner [Re: Dietrich] #730539
December 09th 2017 7:04 pm
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Welcome. There are still some nice vans for sale out there.

Re: Van Isle Vanner [Re: Dietrich] #730542
December 09th 2017 9:11 pm
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Welcome. Good luck on your search. Why not just change the propane back to gas? You would probably only need to clean out the gas tank and put a carb back on it.


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Re: Van Isle Vanner [Re: Dietrich] #730543
December 09th 2017 9:24 pm
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Re: Van Isle Vanner [Re: Dietrich] #730545
December 09th 2017 9:27 pm
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Thanks for the welcome.

Starlord. Yes I've considered that, I'm not certain if that's an option or not as I think my van came propane directly from Chrysler. I've two tanks and I don't know if the main is a regular tank or not. Also, concerned the engine may need a rebuild soon..possibly need new piston rings as I get a fair bit of oil in the air filter/housing and out the tail pipe..no smoke though.


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Re: Van Isle Vanner [Re: Dietrich] #730551
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Re: Van Isle Vanner [Re: Dietrich] #730611
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