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#571771 - June 30th 2012 7:06 pm Started my van finally
jakesyd Offline

Registered: May 14th 2012 9:15 pm
Posts: 24
Loc: goshen, NY
Well i finally started the interior of my van. I used insulation /sound deadener from Soff Seal that i got from Sumitt. I can tell the difference after i put it in just from knocking on the outside. I did the walls and floor and i am going to do the roof also. The Bed i built in the back will have speakers in the back and storage underneath in the front. I'm not sure if i will get a mattress or make a cushion myself. I had to install a new sunroof. The old one was beyond repair and it was such an odd size i had to get a 22 x 38 and cut the existing hole bigger. Still not sure if i like the tire carrier or not, but i had to build it anyway because its been on my mind. It has enough room for an aluminum jack under the tire. I will put a door on the front. If you guys think it looks bad don't be shy. Tomorrow i am going to do the walls. That funny looking work bench you see is my 68 Riviera that took a back seat to the van because i couldn't wait to start.Well thats it for know, i'll keep updating as i go.

#571775 - June 30th 2012 7:19 pm Re: Started my van finally [Re: jakesyd]
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Looking real good.I think that tire carrier is pretty cool.I cant remember seeing a setup like that before.looking forward to more pics of your build.

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#571781 - June 30th 2012 7:53 pm Re: Started my van finally [Re: lukester]
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Registered: August 11th 2011 9:24 pm
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Looking real good

#571789 - June 30th 2012 8:35 pm Re: Started my van finally [Re: jakesyd]
jakesyd Offline

Registered: May 14th 2012 9:15 pm
Posts: 24
Loc: goshen, NY
Thanks guys. I'll finish the tire carrier and then decide how it looks all done. Maybe once its all carpeted i will like it better. Not to many options for a spare tire though that's why i came up with this.

#571826 - July 01st 2012 2:21 am Re: Started my van finally [Re: jakesyd]
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Registered: May 24th 2006 12:00 pm
Posts: 2072
Loc: puyallup,wa
nice start! Interiors are fun but with so many different ways to do them makes choosing difficult,at least for me. Good luck with it.

#571827 - July 01st 2012 7:15 am Re: Started my van finally [Re: jakesyd]
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Looking good
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#571845 - July 01st 2012 10:10 am Re: Started my van finally [Re: Wizard78]
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Looks great ...I'm just around the corner to starting my interior ..... yay

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#571860 - July 01st 2012 12:10 pm Re: Started my van finally [Re: jakesyd]
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I like your van, esp the frt wheels, looking for those to go with the Alum slots on my b van. nice work.

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