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    if you need to have your engine rebuilt, a local...

    if you need to have your engine rebuilt, a local machine shop can do it. Also, S&J engines in Spokane, WA is a good affordable source for a rebuild no matter what engine you have. being in Montana,...
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    very cool!

    very cool!
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    if you go to "edit post", there is an option for...

    if you go to "edit post", there is an option for deleting
  4. don't cut your classic van!! Too many of them...

    don't cut your classic van!! Too many of them butchered already
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    that cap is how some of the original first gens...

    that cap is how some of the original first gens caps are. soak in penetrating oil and then use a big channel locks, or find the correct socket. It will come off, but not without a fight. The fun...
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    that is normal. There were rubber bushings in...

    that is normal. There were rubber bushings in the "U" shaped saddles on the frame that are usually long gone that helped to locate the shift linakge. Mark "108vanguy" is working on reproducing the...
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    I was running one in my '65 Hella Sunshine. The...

    I was running one in my '65 Hella Sunshine. The sensor goes in the exhaust. You drill a hole and then weld in a 1" threaded bung that the probe installs into. The gauge can be mounted on the dash...
  8. pretty sure that is a "bot" website that just...

    pretty sure that is a "bot" website that just pulls info from legit for sale ads like ebay and craigslist. Good for looking at pics, but if you actually are trying to contact a seller, you need to...
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    looks like a "bot" site that pulls info from ebay...

    looks like a "bot" site that pulls info from ebay and craigslist and other places on the internet. Waste of time
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    I recall from your previous posts that you are...

    I recall from your previous posts that you are looking for a 1st gen, all of which were 6 cylinders, with the rare exception that received a 4 cyl. (Unless a v8 was swapped in by a previous owner). ...
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    I would say stick to a carb on your first van. ...

    I would say stick to a carb on your first van. Keep it simple. Most first gens have a in-line six i
    with a single barrel carb. Learn to make this very simple engine run well, and you will be...
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    Most vans have a carburetor. A small handful of...

    Most vans have a carburetor. A small handful of guys have done a fuel injection conversion.
  13. Thread: 66 g10

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    Call the guy. The phone number is listed: ...

    Call the guy.

    The phone number is listed: 216-777-0408
  14. Thread: 66 g10

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    I got the same error message. I think this...

    I got the same error message.

    I think this site is bogus, and probably just collecting emails for spam
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    How soon do you need one? I am back overseas...

    How soon do you need one?

    I am back overseas now, after a nice visit home. I will be home for good in February. I have a spare box from a '67 I parted out that I won't be using. If you don't...
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    My best advice for a new guy wanting to get into...

    My best advice for a new guy wanting to get into the hobby is be patient. Save your money up and buy the best van you can. That van in the link is way too much of a project for a new guy. Keep...
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    Very cool. Any way to put a small block in it?

    Very cool. Any way to put a small block in it?
  18. I have not ever owned either, but I would say the...

    I have not ever owned either, but I would say the air cooled vw is easier to work on and better parts availability than a corvair
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    Welcome! Great van. The v8 w/ th350 is a...

    Welcome!

    Great van. The v8 w/ th350 is a desireable combo.

    The roof unit could easily be removed and the holes patched up. If your stock cooling system is in good shape, you will not need...
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    For item number you have to click "see details". ...

    For item number you have to click "see details". It is 282917895420
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    I used one of these in the wiki-van. Works...

    I used one of these in the wiki-van. Works pretty well, and I did not have to cut the body....
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    my trick with exhaust manifold gaskets is ultra...

    my trick with exhaust manifold gaskets is ultra copper on both sides, let it set up until tacky, then assemble. Works great for headers too.
  23. its just a flat piece of glass. Any glass shop...

    its just a flat piece of glass. Any glass shop should be able to cut one to the correct size. Also try sending a PM to Macsdoghouse, he is the VCVC resident glass guy and he may have one in stock...
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    Since your van is a 66, it is likely the wires go...

    Since your van is a 66, it is likely the wires go to a reverse light switch at the trans.

    2nd gen wiring diagram shows dark green and light green going to the reverse light switch.
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  25. Vansandy is right, that is a 108". My mistake. ...

    Vansandy is right, that is a 108". My mistake. Yes, usually the short wheelbase is in higher demand for custom builds, but I've seen plenty of nice 108" vans too. Some guys prefer them for the...
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