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Just Bought Dad a 1978 Chevy Shorty #754138
November 15th 2019 2:55 pm
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Hey Everyone! I'm new here and also to the van scene in general! My dad is an old van guy who is now getting his dream of once again owning a Chevy Shorty Van, he's headed up to get the 1978 Chevy Shorty Van 305/3spd Auto in two weeks and i'm just trying to find some parts we're looking for to get this van how he wants it! I figured i'd make a post to see if anyone had any leads on the following items:

Chrome rear window trim (Driver-side)
Chevy Bow tie grille emblem
Billet style grille (preferably round tube)
Black ashtray door
Black passenger side sun visor
Passenger Side Chevy Van 10 emblem
Outer Lower patch panel for sliding door on passenger side(not the rocker)
Outer Lower patch panel rear driver-side door

Thanks Everyone!

Re: Just Bought Dad a 1978 Chevy Shorty [Re: Stratifiedjoe] #754141
November 15th 2019 4:14 pm
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welcome aboard


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Re: Just Bought Dad a 1978 Chevy Shorty [Re: Stratifiedjoe] #754144
November 15th 2019 5:22 pm
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welcome to the site and good luck on your parts search!


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Re: Just Bought Dad a 1978 Chevy Shorty [Re: Stratifiedjoe] #754151
November 15th 2019 6:11 pm
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Welcome to the site.. Murfreesboro??? Tn?


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Re: Just Bought Dad a 1978 Chevy Shorty [Re: Stratifiedjoe] #754152
November 15th 2019 6:13 pm
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Get your patch panel from Mill Supply


When in doubt..get the sawzall out..
Re: Just Bought Dad a 1978 Chevy Shorty [Re: Stratifiedjoe] #754231
November 18th 2019 10:36 am
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Thank you all for the warm welcomes! Happy to be here! I didn't know how cool vans and the community surrounding them are until i picked this one up for dad!

Astrocreep66, Yes. Murfreesboro TN!

Re: Just Bought Dad a 1978 Chevy Shorty [Re: Stratifiedjoe] #754233
November 18th 2019 12:52 pm
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In Nashville will look around for parts.


When in doubt..get the sawzall out..
Re: Just Bought Dad a 1978 Chevy Shorty [Re: Astrocreep66] #754369
November 22nd 2019 11:39 am
November 22nd 2019 11:39 am
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Thank you, Astro!

Re: Just Bought Dad a 1978 Chevy Shorty [Re: Stratifiedjoe] #754380
November 22nd 2019 8:42 pm
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Going to get parts off a 78 tomorrow will see what I can get on your list.


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