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Going Old Skool #744078
December 29th 2018 7:51 am
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Greetings from Alabama. Just bought a 96 GMC Vandura 3500 extended van with 18k original miles. Ive owned 2 square bodies in my business over the span of 30 years and nothing will compare to the power the old ones have.

First van was a 81 Chevy G10, second was 95 GMC Vandura 2500. Then I moved onto a 2002 GMC and then a 2007 Ford 3/4 ton. First off this engine they put in new vans HORRIBLE. I saw a meme the other day that said "Worse gas mileage than a large V8 and the power of a 4 cyl".....so I decided to go back Old Skool and this van I have now if a beast. never owned a 1 ton van and this thing is stiff

Its been sitting up awhile and all fluids drained, replaced, interior gutted/ they was a lot of electronics in it all that was removed. Also will be removing the rear air as it gets in the way of it being a workvan.

Glad I found this site looks like Im going to need it!

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Re: Going Old Skool [Re: visual800] #744080
December 29th 2018 10:41 am
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Welcome to the site .... gotta love the long boys .... Ive got 2 of them.... 1-2 wheel N 1-4 wheel drive .. they both have a 454 in it..


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Re: Going Old Skool [Re: visual800] #744082
December 29th 2018 12:49 pm
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Michigan
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Re: Going Old Skool [Re: visual800] #744091
December 29th 2018 8:47 pm
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Welcome to the site🚐


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Re: Going Old Skool [Re: visual800] #744095
December 29th 2018 9:06 pm
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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Welcome! Thanks for joining.


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Re: Going Old Skool [Re: visual800] #744099
December 30th 2018 9:09 am
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welcome to the site. Good to have ya here.


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Re: Going Old Skool [Re: visual800] #744160
December 31st 2018 4:18 pm
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Re: Going Old Skool [Re: visual800] #744168
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Re: Going Old Skool [Re: visual800] #744178
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