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    Good job!

    Good job!
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    I put a chrome gas tank cap on my 1969 van Big...

    I put a chrome gas tank cap on my 1969 van Big Boy. It was not vented and I did not know any better at the time. When I would put gas in it, there would be a big whooose when I open the cap to fill...
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    Yes, 1969. I've had him for about 17 years. ...

    Yes, 1969. I've had him for about 17 years. Bought him in Delaware for 3,300 in 2003. His name is Brownie.
    Tnicean
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    tires

    tires
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    Finally got the 225 60r 15s mounted on Brownie. ...

    Finally got the 225 60r 15s mounted on Brownie. They fit nicely. I would have rather had the 70s but I would have been taking a chance on a tire rub.
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    Not to worry. My van sits nicely, but as you say...

    Not to worry. My van sits nicely, but as you say it could be a number of things. The place where I ordered the tires took the 70rs back and ordered the 225 60r 15s and I am pretty sure they will...
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    Well, I tried the 225 70r 15 and it did not clear...

    Well, I tried the 225 70r 15 and it did not clear the front wheel when turning. I am going to try the 225 60 r 15. It is about 2 inches less in diameter. Tnicean
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    Thanks. Iappreciate your answer. Tnicean

    Thanks. Iappreciate your answer. Tnicean
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    Tire size

    I just got some 15x7 Baja wheels. I want to put some nice tires on them but I don't want to mess with the front wheel well. I don't need really wide tires and I want to run the same size on all 4...
  10. Thread: Iím Sorry.

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    Very sorry to hear this. I knew him through this...

    Very sorry to hear this. I knew him through this site and appreciated his posts. Rest in peace. So sorry for the family's loss. Tnicean
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    I recently changed my 69 chevy van to an...

    I recently changed my 69 chevy van to an alternator with the internal regulator. I put two different external regulators on my van and neither worked right. I don't know whether the alternator was...
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    I added a steering damper and new quality shocks...

    I added a steering damper and new quality shocks and it helped tremendously.
    Tnicean
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    Brownie is back on the road thanks to Ray68108. ...

    Brownie is back on the road thanks to Ray68108. He helped me out with two new rear springs and even had bushings pressed into them at a spring shop. It is great to have great vanner friends.
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    Broken rear spring

    My van "Brownie" a 1969 90" wheelbase broke down on the way to Bransom, MO about a year and a half ago. I missed the club anniversary. I worked on the motor for several months and finally decided...
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    Well, after a bit of anxiety, I took a large...

    Well, after a bit of anxiety, I took a large screwdriver and pried the voltage regulator loose. The old bushings tore, but that was not a big deal. I was able to buy new mounting bushings and...
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    I have a "Down to Earth" car hauler trailer with...

    I have a "Down to Earth" car hauler trailer with steel bed. I think it is 18' with a dove tail. I paid $2,800 but I had a winch installed and a tool box put on it before I picked it up. They...
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    Old regulator removal

    I am trying to install a new voltage regulator on my 1969 chevy van, 250 engine. I have a new alternator (couple years old) but I think my battery is being a little overcharged. A slight smell and...
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    I like it. Can you do a panel with no...

    I like it. Can you do a panel with no spotlights?
    Tnicean
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    rebuilt long block 250

    I want to get a rebuilt long block 250 six to put in my 1969 panel van to replace the 250 six cylinder I have now. Can anyone recommend a good supplier. I have been looking online but I have not...
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    Back in the day....I borrowed my buddy's 66 and I...

    Back in the day....I borrowed my buddy's 66 and I had to come to a complete stop to shift into 1st gear. My '69 has the synchronized transmission and it is so nice to be able to shift into first...
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    I have the 250 with the mono jet Rochester. I...

    I have the 250 with the mono jet Rochester. I like the manual choke and I am not sure what you may have to add to make it an automatic choke. You should be able to adjust your manual choke so that...
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    That is some kinda NICE. Good luck! Tnicean

    That is some kinda NICE. Good luck!
    Tnicean
  23. Well, I guess I have about $800 worth of arm...

    Well, I guess I have about $800 worth of arm rests.
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    I just cleaned my accelerator pedal up. Getting...

    I just cleaned my accelerator pedal up. Getting ready to drive to Bransom and as part of overall general maintenance, I noted the pedal was kinda stiff. I soaked it with penetrating oil for 3 days...
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    Well, I had written a long post about how much I...

    Well, I had written a long post about how much I love these old vans and how much the club has helped me over the years. It was auto saved, but somehow I lost it. Anyway, my wife and I and Brownie...
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