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    I recall that ground strap on my '69 307,...

    I recall that ground strap on my '69 307, although I don't recall where the other end attached.
    I'll check my fleet tomorrow.
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    Me too.

    Me too.
  3. "They have no brackets that come with them."...

    "They have no brackets that come with them." Syntax, people. syntax. Szheech!
  4. OK, I was being my usual cryptic self. No offense...

    OK, I was being my usual cryptic self. No offense intended.
    My point was 11/25 is a very odd way to express a dimension, and was likely a "lost in translation" thing that indicated (to me) off-shore...
  5. 11/25"!! Really?? Chinesium.

    11/25"!! Really?? Chinesium.
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    My money's on the fuel filter, if there is one....

    My money's on the fuel filter, if there is one. Or the ceramic filter in the carb fuel inlet. If there is one.
  7. Mounts inside the cab between the wheel well and...

    Mounts inside the cab between the wheel well and doghouse?
    Do you have any pics, or a link to more info?
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    Virtually all parts from '67 through '70 are...

    Virtually all parts from '67 through '70 are interchangeable. The gaskets you're looking for might retrofit all the way back to '64!
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    I have Vega seats in mine. No, wait. I have a...

    I have Vega seats in mine.
    No, wait. I have a Vega shifter. Don't know what the seats are from.
    Sorry.
  10. Chin louver alone is worth the price of admission.

    Chin louver alone is worth the price of admission.
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    I fashioned one out of a 2X4 years ago. Simply...

    I fashioned one out of a 2X4 years ago. Simply bridges the doghouse, which is plenty strong enough to support the weight of the engine.
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    Do yourself a favor and stay away from bias ply...

    Do yourself a favor and stay away from bias ply tires if you're going to actually drive the van.
    Show queen - different story.
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    Correct. But the hazard lies in the initial...

    Correct. But the hazard lies in the initial wrenching on the battery posts. Especially dangerous on the 108" vans with the battery down in that hole surrounded by all that steel. Crossing a wrench...
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    I suggest disconnecting the negative cable...

    I suggest disconnecting the negative cable instead. Same troubleshooting procedure and results, but less chance of accidentally creating a nasty short if your wrench touches ground. In fact it's...
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    Sorry, west side near Vancouver. You have some...

    Sorry, west side near Vancouver. You have some great territory to explore out there. The entire Grand Coulee territory would be a good start. Visitor's Center is outstanding.
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    Where are you in WA?

    Where are you in WA?
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    I'd like to buy it just so I could rewire it!...

    I'd like to buy it just so I could rewire it!
    And what is that polished aluminum canister with a screw cap just behind the HEI distributor?
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    It's not a proportioning valve, just a switch to...

    It's not a proportioning valve, just a switch to warn you if either of the brake hydraulic circuits fails.
    Very likely it just needs to be re-centered.
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    Kill 2 birds with one stone. From a scrap yard,...

    Kill 2 birds with one stone. From a scrap yard, get a steering column with electric power steering.
    http://www.vcvc.org/showthread.php/31897-Power-Steering?highlight=power+steering

    Search the...
  20. Thread: Hinge Pins

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    Thx

    Thx
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    Are we talking about front doors or side/rear...

    Are we talking about front doors or side/rear doors?
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    Seems like it. Although I suppose different...

    Seems like it. Although I suppose different bushings might accommodate 2 different king pin diameters in the same hole. But I recall the G10 bushings are only about 1/16" wall thickness. Not much...
  23. I was on a project with Chevrolet commercial...

    I was on a project with Chevrolet commercial vehicles in the late 90s. in a meeting with some mid level brass, one of them revealed that GM's new strategy was to move the GMC brand upscale to a...
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    Is the actual axle beam different on the 3/4 ton...

    Is the actual axle beam different on the 3/4 ton (6 lug) from the 1/2 ton (5 lug) vans? Maybe you (CanVanMan) could just swap out the steering knuckle/spindle assemblies and send one of your...
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    Anything's possible. But before going to that...

    Anything's possible. But before going to that extreme you could look for a shop that could build up the worn area with weld, then turn and grind it back to size. I had that done to a pto shaft on one...
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