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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #30 on: August 07, 2017, 03:55:21 PM »
Made it to our campsite, 1st trip with the boss. She despite the no working RH window, no working A/C, roof vent not yet installed, headliner still off, gave the trip thumbs up during the hottest week of the year. So I got that going for me (which is nice)
It fits in the shop with the RTT installed. Big plus!
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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #31 on: October 25, 2017, 05:38:58 PM »
Boring stuff, clunks and not sure why? I know it needs upper ball joints that might fix it. I am thinking about replacing the axles while I am at it. Tested the roof rack several times and no leaks. Added the vent and seemed to be leak free, till the wind driven rain the other day. Had my wife inside the van with a light while I hit the roof area with the hose. Turns out the 3rd brake light was leaking so since its sunny out I popped it off to dry out before I seal it up. Sky opened up and soaked it good.
Did manage to get out and look for camp sites before the fires closed all the area roads. Now snow is here. AWD for the win!
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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #32 on: October 26, 2017, 11:14:57 AM »
Thank you for sharing that! thumbsup2
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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #33 on: October 27, 2017, 11:43:26 AM »
Speaking of vans,,,, where did the member with the van go who also had the Hi-powered Dodge coupe? I believe he was from Cleveland.
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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #34 on: October 27, 2017, 12:06:46 PM »
Speaking of vans,,,, where did the member with the van go who also had the Hi-powered Dodge coupe? I believe he was from Cleveland.
Mike Vango, he's been lurking but hasn't been posting much lately.

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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #35 on: November 07, 2017, 08:42:44 PM »
There is a very fine line between a hobby and a mental illness.

Does the need justify the want ? Or does the want suffice?

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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #36 on: November 08, 2017, 09:24:12 AM »
Speaking of vans,,,, where did the member with the van go who also had the Hi-powered Dodge coupe? I believe he was from Cleveland.

You are thinking Mikevango and Chopper. I believe Chopper passed away.

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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #37 on: November 08, 2017, 09:55:11 AM »
Thank you for sharing that! thumbsup2

+1 -- quite a unique ride and project. I like it a lot.

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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #38 on: November 08, 2017, 01:18:59 PM »
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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #39 on: November 09, 2017, 02:35:29 PM »
It passed emissions! Very happy.
Sucker still clucks and squeaks like a Mutha.  Had to help a buddy with picking up furniture last night and sent him into the back of the van to pinpoint noises. Rear dutch doors. Need to figure out a more permanent repair besides grease on the latches. For the life of me I have no ideas...
   
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Re: Rough road van
« Reply #40 on: November 09, 2017, 02:46:48 PM »
Thank you for sharing that! thumbsup2

+1 -- quite a unique ride and project. I like it a lot.

Thanks guys!
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Re: Rough road van
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