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    " . . . I have 2 fans. one always on when engine...

    " . . . I have 2 fans. one always on when engine running . . " why always on. When you are running a steady speed over 35 mph (level ground not towing) a fan really is not needed. Factory clutch fans...
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    I have placed my sender in every conceivable...

    I have placed my sender in every conceivable location. All the ones you mention plus in the cylinder head (late model location). In the end, I put the sender in a thermostat spacer AND an On/OFF...
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    Joyrde Calendar submission

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    http://www.angelfire.com/wv/joyrde/vanstuff/vancpe1092019.jpg
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    grump old man!!!!!! Yep40529

    grump old man!!!!!! Yep40529
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    , I have my driving lights wired both through...

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    I have my driving lights wired both through a switch and directly to the high beams. These lights are on there own circuit, wired through a relay

    as for LEDs, I believe all LEDs should be...
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    This what I run on our 2018 Colorado, 2006 Jetta...

    This what I run on our 2018 Colorado, 2006 Jetta and our RV - - - lights up signs over a 1/4 mile away

    https://www.amazon.com/HELLA-005750952-500-Driving-Lamp/dp/B001TWD5KU

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    I have driving lights on three of my vehicles - -...

    I have driving lights on three of my vehicles - - not my Coupe or Van. I am running these in both - - they are great!!!!! but not cheap - - -...
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    GREAT PICTURE and INFO!!!! My first Van was a...

    GREAT PICTURE and INFO!!!!

    My first Van was a '64 GMC, 194 c.i., 3-speed stick;

    I put a 283, then later a 327 in the Van. Using a stock short V-8 water pump, the 283, bolted right in - - - all...
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    I do not know - - - my guess is they are the...

    I do not know - - - my guess is they are the same. ?????

    Below are the measurements I used in my Power Steering conversion - - note the diameters and tapers. with those measurements you can find...
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    jrinaman ...

    jrinaman

    Has solved this issue for 1st Generations Vans
    http://www.vcvc.org/showthread.php/28326-made-a-new-drag-link?highlight=drag+link

    The three parts he used...
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    If you shop around, or search VCVC you may find a...

    If you shop around, or search VCVC you may find a combination of tie-rod ends and adjusting sleeve. This combo would be much cheaper and perhaps stronger. - -...
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    One of my Favorite views

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    made a Chicago Newspaper

    https://www.dailyherald.com/entlife/20190902/chevy-van-is-rolling-memory-trip-and-history-lesson
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    If you have the old one - - - take it to a...

    If you have the old one - - - take it to a radiator shop, see if they can recore it
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    Please share the "other source" instructions

    Please share the "other source" instructions
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    - - - to me $25.00 - - - we shall see just...

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    to me $25.00 - - - we shall see just how good it is :)
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    Stock - - I usually run my Air Shocks at 20 psi,...

    Stock - - I usually run my Air Shocks at 20 psi, unless I am towing or have a four passengers in the rear seats.

    When I am towing, I only put enough pressure in the shocks to return the ride...
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    Heater - - - unless you have a flow shutoff valve...

    Heater - - - unless you have a flow shutoff valve coolant will flow through all the time - - - blower off, door closed - - - the heater core will still disapate heat. - - - coolant flow valve - - -...
  19. The unit I bought came complete, including the cam

    The unit I bought came complete, including the cam
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    My '67 long wheel base Van has a stock '97 Vortec...

    My '67 long wheel base Van has a stock '97 Vortec Engine, except for the cam and springs, replaced the FI with a 600 Edelbrock Carb - - - 3.73 gears, 700R

    This set-up will easily tow the trailer...
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    the key - - - slow down - - - torque is what...

    the key - - - slow down - - - torque is what pulls the load, if you are running close to 4000 rpm's the engine is way past the tirque curve - - - as KK mentioned install 4.10 gears - - - keep the...
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    Agree 100% - - - - the heater core is a mini...

    Agree 100% - - - - the heater core is a mini radiator - - - it will help cool whether there is air flow through it or not - - - engine overheating, especially in our Vans, is all about air flow...
  23. [QUOTE=YORKSTER68;269623]Hey Y'all, Most GM...

    [QUOTE=YORKSTER68;269623]Hey Y'all,

    Most GM turn signal actuators are the across vehicles - - - I got mine here...
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    My 2 cents - - - My '67 had the original...

    My 2 cents - - -

    My '67 had the original springs on it when I bought the Van in 1983. When I replaced the springs, in 1985, I took them to a Spring Shop. They built the new springs. I installed...
  25. Thread: Discs

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    I am running 14" Torque Thrusts, (no longer...

    I am running 14" Torque Thrusts, (no longer made)standard off-set - - - as with Kookie's thread, there was some grinding

    http://www.angelfire.com/wv/joyrde/vanstuff/brakes/caliperfit1.jpg
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