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Old 04-13-2013, 10:27 PM
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Awesome build man,looking forward to the progress
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This thing is killer! Nice work so far, especially on those hinges. I wasn't sure you were going to be able to pull it off with that much curve in the front jamb, but looks like you got it. Keep up the good work, I'll be following along.
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Old 04-14-2013, 04:29 PM
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Old 04-14-2013, 07:03 PM
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Awesome build! glad to see something totally different.
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Old 04-16-2013, 04:11 PM
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Anyone that is doing all the wiring for not only the ECM/TCM, but also the BCM; gauges; steering wheel controls; paddle shifter; etc. knows how handy the original diagrams are! Best money spent- alldatadiy


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All I can say is WOW! Wish they made LS motors in the early 80s when I had my 64'. True babe magnet.
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Great work. Can't wait to see it completed. I always wanted to drop one of these in the weeds with some 70's slot mags and white lettered tires.
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Very cool build. Looking forward to seeing it come together.
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Old 04-20-2013, 01:38 PM
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Since I was a Corvette freak in my younger days, well I still am, I just can't afford one anymore: I found the perfect solution for my air intake. I had very limited space between the radiator and my 'tunnel' framework. I knew the Corvette's had a similar design, so this latemodel Vette air intake fit perfect!







1963 Econoline Corvette air intake

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Old 07-14-2013, 10:10 PM
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Not much progress lately. Too hot in the summer for doing welding/fab. Come on Fall!
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Old 07-15-2013, 04:02 PM
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It looks amazing. Nice fab work.
Lets gitter dun mandingo, beat the heat and sweat it off, hah.
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Old 07-15-2013, 05:50 PM
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Subscribing for really awesome work!
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Old 07-15-2013, 08:56 PM
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This is so cool! Subscribed
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Very cool
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sweet build so far! I love it!
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by tired2valve View Post
This is badass.
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+200! love where this is going. down the road... quickly.
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Thanks for all the kind words from everyone. It will keep me motivated to finish this thing. My 2 previous projects over the years (1967 Chevelle convertible, and a 1967 Firebird) were both sold before I completed them due to the age old problem of 'not enough time, not enough money'. I have to finish this one!
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Old 07-27-2013, 01:41 PM
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This is a GREAT BUILD and I will be following it closely as I would love to do a similar build, but with a little newer van. . . . maybe a 70s G van ? Some great info here ! keep up the great work.
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Old 07-28-2013, 02:51 AM
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I'm lovin your build. I like the fact that you are not using traditional mods that others have done. I can also appreciate your money constraints which many of us also face. Sure would be nice to build one van without worrying about the funds but you do what you can with the funds you have.
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