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Posted July 15th 2009 9:16 am
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A week before 09 Nats I was browsing craigslist in my local area when I came across this rare find. Only a few miles away sat this 79 GMC shorty in a used car lot. Within minutes I was out the door to see if it was a good find. shocked

I acted somewhat unimpressessed by the straight 6 which barely ran and played on that to talk the seller down to 400.00. yay

This shorty is a NO OPTION van. It has a 250 6 cly, Manual transmission, radio delete and only one visor. The best part is the van is rust free. It spent most of its life in Florida and escaped harsh winter salts.

All could think of is what a perfect project. yay

So now I'm gathering my shoppinglist, and hopefully start on it before winter.
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#317633 - August 11th 2009 12:08 pm Re: Karson's Current Project [Re: VankyPanky]
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Registered: December 21st 2002 12:00 pm
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Loc: KS
Good find for $400...I am glad I didn't find it I would of talked him down from $895 to $800,lol.
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#325385 - September 10th 2009 9:27 pm Re: Karson's Current Project [Re: matchstickBGV]
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Registered: September 10th 2009 9:14 pm
Posts: 1016
Loc: Bristol, TN
I got a similar find in an '85 GMC, except for the sliding side door, it is rust free as well. Shorty vans with no windows are so hard to find. I am about to part a '86 Beauville so maybe I can help with your shopping list, all the trim and options will be going on my shorty but I may have some parts you can use. Send me a list, good luck with the build.
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#325421 - September 11th 2009 8:27 am Re: Karson's Current Project [Re: Bullet]
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Registered: June 10th 2003 12:00 pm
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Loc: Burlington, On, Canada Eh !!!!
It is even worse when they take a rare shorty panel door and stick a really cheap looking AM slider window in it frown


Edited by Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!! (September 15th 2009 11:37 am)

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#325463 - September 11th 2009 12:53 pm Re: Karson's Current Project [Re: Doc 2% of Canada, EH!!!!]
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Registered: September 10th 2009 9:14 pm
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Loc: Bristol, TN
My slider doesn't have a window but does have a little (read that fixable) rust at the bottom, what kills me is the complimentary dent just in front of the left side from slamming it closed instead of making necessary adjustments and greasing the slide track occasionally. Seems I see the same "hand print" on a lot of sliders. The Beauville I am junking has barn doors and I really prefer that but they have windows so I would have to panel them in. I am stuck between that, gull winging the slider, or just fixing it back so it works right. Didn't mean to hijack this thread, maybe need to start a fresh one.
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#329553 - September 28th 2009 10:35 am Re: Karson's Current Project [Re: Bullet]
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Registered: July 13th 2009 11:40 am
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Loc: NW Pa
Any current pic's yet.
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