Vanning.com logo
Boxdin
Site Navigation


Advertisements
Recent Posts
Glavar Seats $500.(obo) OHIO
by dreamweaver77. December 10th 2018 10:40 pm
What do you guys think about Sprinters
by oldskool73. December 10th 2018 8:23 pm
Stinky van
by cornfarmer. December 10th 2018 5:59 pm
The Official Port Hole Window Gallery
by ChinacatSunflower. December 10th 2018 2:59 pm
What Did You do To your Van Today?
by cornfarmer. December 10th 2018 2:22 pm
Hiyya, restoring my 77 g20 chevy!!
by ChinacatSunflower. December 09th 2018 11:03 pm
Used '70's mud flaps.
by georgetheman. December 09th 2018 10:01 pm
Mid ford front end 68-74
by samhain. December 09th 2018 9:38 pm
FIBREGLASS PARTS!!!!
by SPACE_COYOTE. December 09th 2018 3:13 am
76 Chevy Vandura (G30 Van) wiring
by 76ChevyTioga. December 08th 2018 2:00 pm
Featured Links
Vanning.Com is a an authorized Amsoil Dealer


Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
dumb question, but... #736930
June 03rd 2018 9:49 am
June 03rd 2018 9:49 am
Joined: Dec 2017
Posts: 181
San Diego, CA
Scrojira Offline OP
member
Scrojira  Offline OP
member
Joined: Dec 2017
Posts: 181
San Diego, CA
What do these things actually do?

[Linked Image]


Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736932
June 03rd 2018 11:10 am
June 03rd 2018 11:10 am
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,871
Van Diego California
frscke1 Offline
frscke1  Offline

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,871
Van Diego California
Cost you money ....lol


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736934
June 03rd 2018 11:26 am
June 03rd 2018 11:26 am
Joined: Dec 2017
Posts: 181
San Diego, CA
Scrojira Offline OP
member
Scrojira  Offline OP
member
Joined: Dec 2017
Posts: 181
San Diego, CA
No really, what do they do? I see them all the time but my van doesn't have them and I'm not noticing anything weird happening when I close my doors.

Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736935
June 03rd 2018 11:40 am
June 03rd 2018 11:40 am
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,871
Van Diego California
frscke1 Offline
frscke1  Offline

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,871
Van Diego California
I see them more on vans that dont have the nylon sleeved door pins. What they do... beyond me.


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736941
June 03rd 2018 4:04 pm
June 03rd 2018 4:04 pm
Joined: Oct 2016
Posts: 233
Ohio
Gladiator Offline
enthusiast
Gladiator  Offline
enthusiast
Joined: Oct 2016
Posts: 233
Ohio
They're called a protector, from what I gather they prevent your clothes from getting snagged on the door striker bolt as you're getting in or out.

They've fallen off mine and they don't sell them new anymore.


1995 Emerald Green Chevy G20 350TBI Gladiator conversion
Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736946
June 03rd 2018 8:25 pm
June 03rd 2018 8:25 pm
Joined: Dec 2017
Posts: 181
San Diego, CA
Scrojira Offline OP
member
Scrojira  Offline OP
member
Joined: Dec 2017
Posts: 181
San Diego, CA
That explains it, I guess! I'm not looking for them, I just wasn't sure what the heck they were for.

Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736949
June 03rd 2018 8:40 pm
June 03rd 2018 8:40 pm
Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,871
Van Diego California
frscke1 Offline
frscke1  Offline

Joined: Jun 2010
Posts: 13,871
Van Diego California
I dont have them & have ripped the pockets on 2 pr of shorts....now we know ! lol


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736953
June 04th 2018 6:20 am
June 04th 2018 6:20 am
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 2,928
Michigan
Dyno_Dave Offline
veteran
Dyno_Dave  Offline
veteran
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 2,928
Michigan
My '95 had them. I agree with Gladiator...I think they are there to protect you clothes.

Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #737036
June 05th 2018 9:50 pm
June 05th 2018 9:50 pm
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 13,835
Lake City Florida, United Stat...
lukester Offline
Supreme Master
lukester  Offline
Supreme Master
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 13,835
Lake City Florida, United Stat...
I was told they are installed to reduce wind noise. I don't know. I only know one guy who still has them on his van.


[Linked Image]

Arianrhod:2003 Chevy Astro
Black Magic: 1985 Dodge B-250
Serenity:1985 Chevy G-20
The Outcast:1983 Ford club wagon
Luna 1974 VW bay window transporter
Freedom:1990 Ford E-150(parts van)
Outcast Vanners van club
Support your local 2%
Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #737082
June 06th 2018 11:57 pm
June 06th 2018 11:57 pm
Joined: Sep 2017
Posts: 30
Oklahoma
abcde06991 Offline
newbie
abcde06991  Offline
newbie
Joined: Sep 2017
Posts: 30
Oklahoma
My '95 has them, always thought it was block stuff from getting into the latch mechanism or something.


95 GMC 3/4 Vandura Traveler by Explorer Conversion
[Linked Image]
Page 1 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Astro 

Donate


Upcoming Events
discovery
Instagram Feed
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 1 guest and 3 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
ChinacatSunflower, samhain, Mogs, 76ChevyTioga, OR_Michael
10674 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
Dyno_Dave 106
bigbongo 100
frscke1 83
CatFish 35
Forum Statistics
Forums68
Topics35,069
Posts515,388
Members10,675
Most Online177
May 8th, 2013

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1