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Post by old skool van on 24/7/2011, 10:01 am

hey guys,
im new here and i own a 1974 mk1 escort van.

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Post by mazdragon on 24/7/2011, 10:42 am

hello & welcome, hope you find your way round and find some useful info... post up some pics if you can....
You can also visit the VCV website... www.vanning.org.au. If you're in Melb, you can come and say hello at the meetings - first thursday of every month (except Jan), Hot Rod Rooms 69 Warrigal Rd Oakleigh, 8pm or join us earlier for a monthly bbq.
Make yourself known on Facebook as well.
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Post by vanner065 on 24/7/2011, 1:01 pm

Welcome old skool. hope you enjoy yourself here, hope that you become a regular here. Would like to see pics of your van.

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Post by old skool van on 24/7/2011, 1:20 pm

hey, thanks,
i just tried to post a photo of my van on here but i must be doing something wrong. i'll have a fiddle with it next time im home.

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Post by old skool van on 24/7/2011, 1:26 pm

oh and thanks maz, but i live in northern n.s.w but thanks anyway.

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Post by vanner065 on 25/7/2011, 12:05 pm

there should b a thread on how to post pics
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Post by old skool van on 26/7/2011, 12:56 pm

i hope this works!

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Post by AGR071 on 26/7/2011, 2:22 pm

Firstly, welcome to the forum.
Secondly, you have a neat looking Escort there.
Where abouts in Northern NSW are you?

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Post by old skool van on 27/7/2011, 11:32 am

thanks agro and i live in Armidale.

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Post by vanner065 on 27/7/2011, 3:46 pm

very cool indeed, anything done on the inside?
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Post by old skool van on 3/8/2011, 1:15 pm

thanks james, yeah the backs done in light blue and white crushed velvet. thanks

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Post by old skool van on 3/8/2011, 1:21 pm

i've been having a bit of trouble trying to post replys latley but it seems as though everything is fixed now so thats good.

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Post by vanner065 on 3/8/2011, 4:38 pm

good to hear, would be good to see pics inside

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Post by old skool van on 7/8/2011, 10:25 am

i'm planing to rebuild the back soon. this time with purple and white.

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Post by vanner065 on 8/8/2011, 3:26 pm

Good stuff, keep at it

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Post by mr sinbin on 9/8/2011, 5:27 am

Hey old school.
seen your van many times mate at the armidale skate park lol. Im up in armidale quite a bit as part of my apprentaship and always enjoy seeing your sick little van getting about! good to see another P plater interested in vans! Mite have to catch up next time im up there!
keep up the good work mate!

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Post by old skool van on 9/8/2011, 11:28 am

thanks, yeah mr sinbin it'd be great to meet another vanner in person. cheers

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Post by old skool van on 13/8/2011, 11:21 am

does anybody know if they still make the stick on old mirror tiles, if so where are they sold. everybody here doesn't know what im talking about or they send me to the local tile shop which doesn't have them either.

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Post by wizard2 on 13/8/2011, 11:38 am

what size were you after?thanx wizard

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Post by old skool van on 14/8/2011, 10:04 am

i think they were 1'', alot of the vans from the 70's and 80's had them in the back. thanks.

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Post by wizard2 on 14/8/2011, 11:28 am

we saw some that size at a shop called hot dollar at maitland it is one of those asian cheap shops hope this helps thanx wizard

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Post by vanner065 on 14/8/2011, 4:53 pm

I have been looking for them for years, no one in Melb seems to make them anymore

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Post by old skool van on 18/8/2011, 11:38 am

thanks, there is one of them kind of shops in armidale. i'll have to go in and have a good look one day.

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Post by vanner065 on 20/8/2011, 3:42 am

I got in contact with a friend who thinks he can get some but they only come in sheet size, probably about 8ft by 4 ft, will try chasing it up

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Post by old skool van on 21/8/2011, 11:37 am

it'd be great to get some. let me know how you go. thanks

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