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Re: 87' G20 - Walter White - "The White Rhino"
DrCaldre #766925 October 28th 2020 12:51 am
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My van has been on their van page for yrs now ...

https://www.lmctruck.com/van


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
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Re: 87' G20 - Walter White - "The White Rhino"
DrCaldre #766943 October 28th 2020 6:32 am
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They have way more interior parts for trucks, and exterior trim. Decent amount of van stuff though. That grille and my wiper arms came off the Truck section of their site.


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Re: 87' G20 - Walter White - "The White Rhino"
DrCaldre #767021 October 30th 2020 12:52 am
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Nice pic frscke1 and nice choice of a S.D. Location! chevy

Re: 87' G20 - Walter White - "The White Rhino"
DrCaldre #767044 October 30th 2020 12:41 pm
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How did the grill fit? and what was the part number you ordered? I've been looking for the same grill.

Re: 87' G20 - Walter White - "The White Rhino"
DrCaldre #767074 October 31st 2020 11:01 pm
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So if I remember correctly, the OEM one said "deluxe" or something on it. But I figured chevy didn't design special grilles for a van, and just slapped a truck grille on there. I actually googled photos the obs chevy trucks and looked at the lmc parts photos to figure out which one it was. Lmc 38-4159. Fits great except for the 33 year old plastic clip/screw what have yous snapping. Only needed one zip tie though.


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Re: 87' G20 - Walter White - "The White Rhino"
DrCaldre #767077 November 01st 2020 8:36 am
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Glad it worked out for you.


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Re: 87' G20 - Walter White - "The White Rhino"
DrCaldre #767134 November 03rd 2020 11:34 am
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Originally Posted by DrCaldre
So if I remember correctly, the OEM one said "deluxe" or something on it. But I figured chevy didn't design special grilles for a van, and just slapped a truck grille on there. I actually googled photos the obs chevy trucks and looked at the lmc parts photos to figure out which one it was. Lmc 38-4159. Fits great except for the 33 year old plastic clip/screw what have yous snapping. Only needed one zip tie though.
Awesome thanks, the one LMC has listed for a van has been out of stock for a while.

Re: 87' G20 - Walter White - "The White Rhino"
DrCaldre #767136 November 03rd 2020 1:12 pm
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So, some pretty crap news today. Cylinder #5 is running at 80 psi, and is really scored up. The mechanic has basically suggested buying a crate 350.

I would go for the 454 like frscke1 suggested, if I didn't already have this accessory drive kit and coated long tubes sitting in the garage.

The mechanic (Mark) says he's going to look around. Thinking about one with roller cam, and possibly aluminum heads. I see a blueprint brand block on summit with a roller cam and cast heads. The one with aluminum heads is much more expensive. I'd like to get one with a mild cam in there if I'm going to pay for an engine job.

I'd prefer to get something that I can run with the current TBI setup. I don't really like the idea of swapping to a carb, since I already have to buy a new motor. But I'm open to ideas if they aren't $$$$.

I'd say my budget for the dressed block is around $3k, since I already have the accessories.

Help me find Walter a new motor!


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Re: 87' G20 - Walter White - "The White Rhino"
DrCaldre #767140 November 03rd 2020 5:58 pm
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Time to try and enjoy the rest of my Van-less 2020. See ya'll next year I guess. frown

Edit: The engine tuner man and my mechanic are having a discussion, mostly because TBI heads are poo. I'll let ya'll know the setup we end up going with.

Last edited by DrCaldre; November 04th 2020 10:45 am.

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