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#507942 - October 28th 2011 2:54 pm Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: Star Dreamer]
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Just use some of this and you're ready for show & shine lol

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#507945 - October 28th 2011 3:12 pm Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: MrHoney]
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Originally Posted By: MrHoney
Just use some of this and you're ready for show & shine lol


Yeah right rofl
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#507987 - October 28th 2011 7:01 pm Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: Star Dreamer]
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sweeet....thats what im talking bout
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#507999 - October 28th 2011 8:34 pm Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: Star Dreamer]
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thats gonna be nice

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#508863 - November 01st 2011 1:39 pm Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: Star Dreamer]
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going to be a great van to drive with that 5.3 in there. Nice and smooth, quick too!
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#533218 - January 26th 2012 3:12 am Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: Star Dreamer]
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Been awhile since we posted so we have a few updates:

We picked up a disk brake rear end out of a chevy blazer 4wd, just waiting on some new spring mounts that we are having fabricated to get it mounted. Also picked up a 4l60E trans.



Made our own trans crossmember since the factory one was cut out by previous owner and wouldn't have worked anyway.



Mocked up the gull wing door struts, no more wood props on the side door!



Motor and trans mounted:



Picked up some parts at a hod rod shop auction:



My son is a dealer for American Autowire, so ordered a new chassis wiring harness (the old wiring was so brittle it was breaking apart every time we touched it) New kit looks great to work with a van. We will post more pictures later of the wiring work.



Mounted a strut for the top half of the rear clam shell door, it is nice not having any wood door props:



And we cut out the rear pan for a new modified trailer hitch:



Next items on the list are to get the rear end mounted and get the motor wired up to see if the new/used 5.3L motor will start & run.
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#533227 - January 26th 2012 6:32 am Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: Star Dreamer]
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Looking Awesome,Keep up the Great work
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#533230 - January 26th 2012 7:03 am Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: Star Dreamer]
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Looks great nice back door setup!
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#533235 - January 26th 2012 7:42 am Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: Star Dreamer]
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Can't wait to see more.
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#533236 - January 26th 2012 7:46 am Re: Would you consider this a "Barn find"? 65 Chevy [Re: Star Dreamer]
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Lookin good!!
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