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Well i pulled the trigger #737137
June 09th 2018 12:31 am
June 09th 2018 12:31 am
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Valencia ca
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i have been really having a hard time trying to decide what kind of van i wanted, love the old school 70's look with big rear tires, flares, side pipes, etc but also like the looks of the 4x vans,
So tonight i went and picked up a 92 chevy van, its not a shorty but from what I've seen it doesn't have to be in order to look cool.
i'm thinking a set of flares, 15x10 wheels in the rear, 15x8 in front, not sure tire size yet, but largest i can fit in the rear. side pipes of course, interior is going to follow close to my boat interior. paint will probably match the boat also, maybe boating mural on the side.

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Re: Well i pulled the trigger [Re: H20Toie] #737138
June 09th 2018 12:37 am
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Cool! Once you go van, you never go back. Keep us posted with pictures and updates.


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Re: Well i pulled the trigger [Re: H20Toie] #737150
June 09th 2018 10:27 am
June 09th 2018 10:27 am
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Michigan
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Welcome aboard!

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The van looks solid. You're plan sounds spot on.

Re: Well i pulled the trigger [Re: H20Toie] #737161
June 09th 2018 3:15 pm
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Washington
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Welcome. Congratulations on the new van. Sounds like you have a solid plan for it.

Re: Well i pulled the trigger [Re: H20Toie] #737168
June 09th 2018 8:15 pm
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Van Diego California
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Nice Bow Tie ! Does it have a 454 in it ?


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Re: Well i pulled the trigger [Re: frscke1] #737172
June 10th 2018 1:55 am
June 10th 2018 1:55 am
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Valencia ca
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i wish, just a 350

Re: Well i pulled the trigger [Re: H20Toie] #737176
June 10th 2018 7:53 am
June 10th 2018 7:53 am
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Pittsburgh,Pa USA
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welcome and congrats.


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Re: Well i pulled the trigger [Re: H20Toie] #737206
June 11th 2018 3:28 pm
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Eastpointe, MI ,yewessay
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Nothing wrong with a 350, cheap and easy HP


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68 ChevyVan 108 454/4L80E
86 Dodge "Yeah, it's got a 318"
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Re: Well i pulled the trigger [Re: Vanner68] #737210
June 11th 2018 8:38 pm
June 11th 2018 8:38 pm
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Michigan
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Originally Posted by Vanner68
Nothing wrong with a 350, cheap and easy HP


Not at all.

Speaking of cool powertrains, Gregg...."65 ChevyVan Pontiac OHC 6/TH2004R" cheers

I'd love to see that van around Detroit some day.

Re: Well i pulled the trigger [Re: Dyno_Dave] #737213
June 11th 2018 9:53 pm
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Eastpointe, MI ,yewessay
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The right to bear vans

65 ChevyVan Pontiac OHC 6/TH2004R
68 ChevyVan 108 454/4L80E
86 Dodge "Yeah, it's got a 318"
83 ChevyVan Shorty- B2%B Pt II
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