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    Zoom Zoom

    So I was curious about this and took a moment to run some numbers with the help of the Summit CFM calculator. Running some of the smallest 4 barrel carbs readily available at about 325 CFM, times 2...
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    Strip but not street?

    That's a lot of carburation for a six cylinder engine. I wonder what kind of engine speed it would take to reach the CFM that two 4 barrel carbs could provide.
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    YouTube Channel Playlists

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLGAk7N3o7-sQ3QaUP7FrQg/playlists

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLGAk7N3o7-sQ3QaUP7FrQg
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    Looks good

    The paint and interior looks good. They seemed to have concentrated on the looks and not so much with the mechanicals or some of the rot. That floor is an indication of what may be lurking beneath...
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    Wow

    Looks like I've just gained a vice president in charge of advertising. Maybe he's trying to get me to do more on his van while it's in my clutches? He was asking about adding a Mark VIII fan...
  6. Thread: Radiator

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    I was told so I'm not sure..

    A radiator shop owner said the G10 radiator was the same core as the 68 Camaro but the side tank was different. Camaro had the radiator cap on one of the side tanks (passenger side I think). Since...
  7. Thread: VCVC meet?

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    Caravan?

    If a guy was to want to join an East Coast caravan, where might I join that? I've got no problem driving East a bit to join a Westbound caravan.
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  8. Thread: thanx

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    Yes!

    DreamWeaver
    Great to see you posting up. Don't be a stranger, you're missed!
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    Crazy High $

    A speedo shop that rebuilds old clusters but they don't put a coat of paint on the bezel when it's all apart? Maybe that's extra?
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  10. Thread: 65 for sale

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    Ad says studded snow tires included. So maybe...

    Ad says studded snow tires included. So maybe that's not a great selling point if he's driving it around in the snow? Let's not bug him about it though or you'll get put in a spam folder. ;>)...
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    Subbed Out

    I don't have a press that will do the job so I had it done by Hewitt Alinment in Stockton, CA. The owner (Tony) has been doing front ends for over 50 years. I learn a lot from him every time I go...
  12. Thread: 65 Sporto

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    Got Some Potential There

    That's a keeper. Hopefully they have the trim in a safe place and the broken off pieces of that horn ring.
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    Wow

    $5500! Is it just me or does that seem like it's a little on the high side for a stripped VCV? Too bad about that grill being gone. Donor 1st gen grills are not so easy to come by. Looks like...
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    Progress

    The axle is back in hand with new kingpins installed. Now I'll clean it up in preparation for prime and paint. Since pics are down here, I've shot a few videos to keep you updated.
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    Soo..

    So is that an expensive right turn or an expensive left turn?
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  16. Thread: VCVC meet?

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    Great Idea

    I'm in!
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    King Pin Set Video

    I posted a video on a Moog king pin set with closeups of the bushing. https://youtu.be/W_v80cWUMAg
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    Yes

    Mike's is a G10 and he's right about the shops big and small not stocking king pin bushings. 5 years ago I had a big rig shop install king pins on my 69 G10. When I brought in this 1/2 ton axle and...
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    PS

    That is the "guide" that I used to install PS on the LedZeppVan. There are some gaps in this guide that caused me considerable extra effort but to be fair, JoyRide (RIP) clearly stated that it was...
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    Not that easy, wish it was..

    The king pins are typically not reusable and minimum charges at machine shops are pretty high. I've tried many already and most are super busy. I have a list of all the shops within 50 miles and I...
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    Parts!

    I can't seem to even locate any Nylon king pin bushing sets for Mike. Rare parts has been out of them for months. I've been on their waiting list at least that long. My advice is to go out and...
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    Stuck?

    Stuck in the "Van Lab". Wow, sounds pretty bad to be in there. With reviews like that, the only thing that will be stuck in there from now on is crickets. ;>)
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    Can you make some more? Please. 108VanGuy...

    Can you make some more? Please.
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    Not Right Away

    Thanks Vulch, I appreciate it. For this job, the king pin replacement has taken priority over the disc brake conversion but I'll try to get a video of that. Right now I'm trying hard to locate some...
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    King Pins, Spindles, Brakes Video

    I posted a you tube video of some front end inspection tips and other information.
    https://youtu.be/GaGxVyb5TYY
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