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  1. Thread: Dues, calandar

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    Thanks Smiley!

    Thanks Smiley!
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    One more thing, I left the factory headliner...

    One more thing, I left the factory headliner material in place as it was tight and offered additional protection from the sqweeking concern
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    I put shag carpet over the cab area in my van. ...

    I put shag carpet over the cab area in my van. Used 1/2 EMT bend to the arch of the roof as close as I could before putting 1/4" Luan up there fastened to the EMT to attached the carpeting. I used...
  4. Thread: 1st Gen seats

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    Many manufacturers make custom model and seat...

    Many manufacturers make custom model and seat specific covers that fit like a glove. Those Wet OKole I mentioned were about $375 delivered including the piping and full map/gear pockets...
  5. Thread: award

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    Nice Dan! That's pretty cool!

    Nice Dan! That's pretty cool!
  6. Thread: Dues, calandar

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    I just became aware there are dues by finding...

    I just became aware there are dues by finding this thread. What are the dues and how can I pay?
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    You are welcome Gary. Hope you enjoy it. Real...

    You are welcome Gary. Hope you enjoy it. Real glad we did the pot luck dinner so we could all get to meet each other. Thanks to all who came and contributed
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    My wife and I will bring some Sloppy Joes

    My wife and I will bring some Sloppy Joes
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    That was my van. Yorkster68 had PM'd me and...

    That was my van. Yorkster68 had PM'd me and being a novice I didn't find his message until yesterday! He graciously accepted my apologizes!

    I ordered those through www.motonwindows.com. The...
  10. Thread: 1st Gen seats

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    I used seats from a 2000 Honda Civic DX model in...

    I used seats from a 2000 Honda Civic DX model in my 66. Had lumbar adjust for driver side, which help with my back problems. Still a bit tight on the passenger side but works. One benefit was...
  11. Thread: new rad

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    I put the Cougar radiator in my 66, Tight fit...

    I put the Cougar radiator in my 66, Tight fit but works great.
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    So the bumper is the title of Joe Walsh's live...

    So the bumper is the title of Joe Walsh's live album from the 70's. I wore out a few albums listening to it. In the early 2000's sometime I went to the James Gang Rides Again tour and got special...
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    Thanks Wookee. That is a great picture, wish I...

    Thanks Wookee. That is a great picture, wish I had it or could have found it when I was tying to figure things out. I had a 68 GMC Handivan back in the late 70's and early 80. Replaced the nose...
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    Great advice. I found one yesterday at a junk...

    Great advice. I found one yesterday at a junk yard. Took your advice and grabbed some extra clips as well, thanks. That junk yard has two second gen G vans, but there isn't much left on them,...
  15. Thread: NATS 2019

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    Thanks Smiley. Most likely be there for Tuesday...

    Thanks Smiley. Most likely be there for Tuesday morning early enough to claim a spot before the bridges/spirits tour heads out at 11. The info I was looking for was what to be prepared for or...
  16. Thread: NATS 2019

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    Looking forward to it

    Went last year for the first time, it was a great time! Bringing my van this year as the event is only 1.5 hrs away from me. My wife and I are registered for the bridges and distillery tour on...
  17. Thread: Insect Screens

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    Insect Screens

    I have attached a few pictures of the Skeeter Beater Screens I recently purchased for my 66. I find they attached very well, with strong magnets to hold the screens in place, but still no risk of...
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    That did it

    Sealed the holes with narrow seam sealant (used for alum gutters) and let dry overnight. No more leaks. Also used the hose to wash out the drainage channel and lots more debris came out. Used...
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    Thanks. Does it require just the latch...

    Thanks. Does it require just the latch mechanism be replaced or the rods that go up and down to the latches as well?
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    Interior handle for prime cargo doors???

    Anyone figure out a good way to put an interior handle on the main cargo door of a chevy G10? Secondary door has them, but I have not seen one on the primary doors. Seems a safety hazard not to be...
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    Found the problem

    Thanks for the helpful posts. I pulled off the plenum insulation on the interior and found there were several holes that had been drilled along the bottom of the drainage channel. Also was able...
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    Thanks for the quick reply

    Really appreciate the welcome and quick reply KookyKrispy! I don't think its the windshield leaking however. I get the leaking, lots, when water runs off the windshield and down the nose, getting...
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    Leaking showing up at firewall

    I have a 66 G10. I am getting leaking coming down from behind the firewall covering material onto the floor. Seems rain water is getting into the plenum somehow. Anyone run into this and have...
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