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Posted By: AbbyG20

New van dude - March 23rd 2019 10:24 am

Hello my name is abby. I joined because I've seen many YouTube videos on vans builds. I just bought 2 vans. Want to turn them into camper vans with style. Chevy 1989 g20 Winnebago a and 2000Ford E350. They need work ofcourse. Having trouble on replacing window motor on the g20.
Posted By: Wedgy

Re: New van dude - March 23rd 2019 2:09 pm

Hey Abby, Welcome to the Site! Might be a Chevy guy or two on here. welcome pics
Posted By: frscke1

Re: New van dude - March 23rd 2019 3:07 pm

Mornin Abby welcome to the site ....

LMC has your window regulators ...

http://www.lmctruck.com/icatalog/vn/full.aspx?Page=27

Again welcome
Posted By: Dyno_Dave

Re: New van dude - March 23rd 2019 4:04 pm

Welcome aboard!

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Posted By: lukester

Re: New van dude - March 25th 2019 7:08 pm

Welcome from Florida.
Posted By: Gnarlyfoot

Re: New van dude - March 26th 2019 2:00 pm

Welcome Abby. Hope you get your window fixed. Summer will be here soon and you're gonna want to roll that down when it gets hot ! Or...there's always the A/C but why use that when ya can enjoy fresh air and hear the birds chirping. Ah, the simple pleasures in life. 😊
Posted By: 1959

Re: New van dude - March 26th 2019 2:25 pm

You can get the power window motor lots of places so it is easy to find. It is a pain in the butt to change. Ask me how I know.

Logical thing is to disconnect battery but you are gonna need juice. Disconnect switch. Remove door panel. Reconnect switch. Keep window almost all the way up. Remove motor and the associated track parts. The window will likely slide down a bit. Install new motor but the track stuff will be in a different location. Get 1 or 2 bolts loosely where they belong but you probably will have to open and close window to allow other bolts to come into alignment. Insert remaining bolts and tighten things up.

I did one of mine and it looked like I had been in a one armed cat fight, lots of cuts and scratches. A week later the other side went out so I got to do it again. At least this time it was easier.
Posted By: Wizard78

Re: New van dude - April 03rd 2019 8:52 pm

welcome aboard
Posted By: 78VanMate

Re: New van dude - April 03rd 2019 9:56 pm

Welcome from Minnesota!! welcome
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