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95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 12th 2017, 1:43pm

When I bought it in the fall.
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 12th 2017, 1:44pm

2 inch pucks in front and s10 springs in rear.
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 12th 2017, 1:45pm

Basement
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 12th 2017, 1:46pm

Basement
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 12th 2017, 1:48pm

32" tires on stock steel rims
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 12th 2017, 1:50pm

Painted rocker panels and powder coated rims
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 12th 2017, 1:53pm

Body work
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 12th 2017, 1:54pm

Bodywork
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 12th 2017, 1:58pm

Painted and new tint. Replaced an axle and some other minor mechanical work today.
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby zach914v8 » February 12th 2017, 2:50pm

Very cool, your van looks awesome!
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby Lumpy » February 12th 2017, 2:53pm

Van Nuys!

Is that flat desert tan?


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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby WoodButcher » February 12th 2017, 4:16pm

I'm watching,,,
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby sixsix » February 12th 2017, 8:58pm

Nice Van - Great Photos and Superb Documentation - Perfect Explanations - we need more of these around here... in these parts.



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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby AstroWill » February 12th 2017, 9:03pm

Some kids turned it into shaggin wagon with spray paint before you bought it eh?

Gutting it was probably a smart idea ;)

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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 13th 2017, 5:18am

It's called Flat Khaki but it dried much more green than I expected. Josh shot most of it and then I came back and laid a matte coat on it. We were aiming for more tan than olive but it's growing on me. Thanks Zach, it's one of those projects where every small step helps it get a little better
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 13th 2017, 5:53am

AstroWill wrote:Gutting it was probably a smart idea ;)


Yeah it was pretty rough. Previous owner was a "free spirit" and lived it for a while. She's a nice girl that's getting her life on track and is about to be a momma. I send her regular updates on the progress.
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 13th 2017, 6:08am

Interior before
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 13th 2017, 6:13am

Josh working away
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby WimpTech » February 13th 2017, 6:06pm

That turned out NICE! Well done.
Did you use black bedliner on the trim or just rattle can black? Is the khaki a hard enamel?
The black flares look nice, I've been planning that on my van for a while, just haven't got to it yet.
You can use fishing line behind the emblems to peel them off in one piece, if you guys wanna paint them black, FYI.
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Re: 95 AWD camper van

Postby scorean [OP] » February 13th 2017, 6:52pm

Just black. Figured I'd go rino liner at some point but a semi gloss flat for now to see how we like it. Harder to come back from RINO liner. Now that it's on, Josh is pretty married to the look so we'll probably just stay with that. We chose to leave the front emblems on for texture. Removed all the others and skim filled most of the dings. There's still quite a bit of body work I want to do but it's good for now.
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