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Old 09-10-2012, 09:39 PM   #721
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No I've painted all my stuff already but yea I do miss the fumes and creativity it brings lmao
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Old 10-11-2012, 04:42 PM   #722
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Got rid of my truck today and picked up a 2011 E250. Looking forward to having a little more room to pile things up er', I mean spread things out...

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Old 10-11-2012, 06:53 PM   #723
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You will be happy with the van not sure about the ford part but the can part will work out nicely
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You will be happy with the van not sure about the ford part but the can part will work out nicely
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My buddy has one and is totally anal about replacing everything

Our vans are the same year his is shot and he just replaced it with the same as above but extended passenger he couldn't wait lol

So that's why I said not sure about the ford oh and he has all fords with the same little 5,4 I have the 5,3 mines way better pulling the sled trailer up north not to mention its a 5,4 in a one ton van lol
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Did it come with adrian steel shelving or you building your own? Nows the time to setup just right if you do. Chrome front end looks good
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Did it come with adrian steel shelving or you building your own? Nows the time to setup just right if you do. Chrome front end looks good
I've got to build the shelves myself. It has the wood boards on the inside to build them on and already has the cage wall behind the seats. I think I'd rather build them out of wood anyway. I know those metal selves can be noisy.
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I've got to build the shelves myself. It has the wood boards on the inside to build them on and already has the cage wall behind the seats. I think I'd rather build them out of wood anyway. I know those metal selves can be noisy.
That's what I did. The metal shelves, at least for an Astro, waste a lot of space. I keep all my tools, nail guns, routers etc. in there box's and the metal shelves don't accommodate them so well.

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No metal are good use toolbox rubber and carpet your door it will keep you warm

Any fabric store will have stuff

My van is quiet inside people are amazed at it with all the tools I have in it
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This was my 00 savanna right before I sold her. Had 130k but was cleaner than most work vans with 30k.


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Gave me truck a wash before going to price a job. Customer was more impressed by my truck than my previous work pics lol he said I should go into detailing as well but looks like the effort I put into the truck got me the job as he was impressed that I put that much effort into cleaning me vehicle so I must put more into my work.


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This was my 00 savanna right before I sold her. Had 130k but was cleaner than most work vans with 30k.


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My kind of truck - yours reminds me of my ex-build partner/friend. Didn''t matter what I could think of, he'd worm his way into the that Ford of his, and come out with it in his hand.
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i gotta take pict of my chevy box dsl.
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i gotta take pict of my chevy box dsl.
Rig looks good - till trying to figure out where yer putting the deck on THAT building tho...
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This was my 00 savanna right before I sold her. Had 130k but was cleaner than most work vans with 30k.


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My van came with 4 fluorescent lights from the factory you have to check the right box
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What are you using for a light?
It's just a regular 120v double t12 flourescent light that you can buy at the big box stores. The kind with a cord end, pull chain, and built in reflector. I kept the pull chain down and turned it on by the on/off switch on the power inverter just inside the side doors. Push one button and the van lite up like a christmas tree.
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My van came with 4 fluorescent lights from the factory you have to check the right box
These the lights your talking about?


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I'm not a big fan. They each have their own toggle switch so you have to turn them on one by one then remember to turn them all off. They dont go off when the dome light does. They also take forever to warm up so it's easy to walk away with them on and not notice. For the money that option costs they should of put a little more thought into running their wires.Especially in a work van. They're just layed right on top of the ribs waiting to get wacked by something. I put some blocks up in a few places so the wires wouldn't get damaged. I like the 4' fluorescent in my last van much better. I also have 5 lights not 4. One under each access panel and one by the side and back doors.

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It's just a regular 120v double t12 flourescent light that you can buy at the big box stores. The kind with a cord end, pull chain, and built in reflector. I kept the pull chain down and turned it on by the on/off switch on the power inverter just inside the side doors. Push one button and the van lite up like a christmas tree.
Cool ,What are you using for an inverter?
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Cool ,What are you using for an inverter?
A 800 watt inverter, don't reember the brand. It came from pep boys. You can see it right above the kapex in the last pic of the inside. I left it in the van when I sold it because the guy thought it was awesome. I also had a deep cycle marine battery and the inverter had a low voltage shut off so I didn't have to worry about a dead battery. It had a voltage readout which was cool. I got another for the new van so I can mount a LXT charger somewhere.

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