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Old 04-10-2005, 08:36 AM   #1
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Default '72 Crossover Van

At last, I have managed to get hold of a '72 Crossover van (low front indicators & large rears) in expectional condition!!!!

Been looking for ages and up pops one on E-bay! most of the steel has been replaced, all work done on the chasis, plus a full 2 pack respray in glorious red and white. Also comes with the original awning!.

Just a few minor things to sort out but nothing that can't wait.

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Nice shiny paint (with the roof up)

As above but with the roof down!

Here's the original awning

The 'buddy' seats

Another shot of the interior, showing the back seat

I am well pleased with my purchase!!!!!

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email me the pics and i will post em up for you jabbaroon AT aol.com
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Roonstar,

Worked out how to do it (using the FAQ) so all is OK.
Thanks any way!

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nice ride mate enjoy
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Cheers Roonstar!!!!
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Noticed that it judders when starting from stationary and a slight judder when changing gear, but once warm, not as noticable!
Could this be an issue with the clutch?

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Have posted this in the Tech section, so ignore!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Default Finally got the van today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The van was bought over e-bay (I had used the pictures from e-bay to give me a big lift every time I looked at them - sad or what!!)

Finally got the van at 15:30 today.
Had a full check over and the previous owner mentioned that he noticed that the the roof was leaking and that he had never noticed it before!!!!

He showed me that it leaks from the front window. This was due to a new window being installed around 12 months ago, but no sealant was used around the rubber, so water is getting in!!! Is there any way of getting out of this hole without removing the screen etc or is it going to be a big job.

The leak from the roof is down to the perspex window seal failing (have put a bowl on the inside to capture the water). Will look at taking out the perspex and resealing next week. (what is the best way to seal the units? do I use rubber or just normal silicon sealant??).

The body panel on the inside, where the windscreen is, is totally shot, but this will have to wait till next year as funds are now tight (Xmas and all... does any one want to buy my motor bike??)

Any way, more pics will appear and I will get to give her a good looking over tomorrow.

Cheers and good night.

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sounds like the judder could be oil on the clutch any windscreen company will seal the screen for you not alot of money that other problem sounds major have they covered up any other nasty gremlins looks nice ???
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Hi Ronnie12342003,

Thanks for your reply.
I will have a look at the clutch issue over the next few weeks! (after 10 minutes or so, the clutch works fine...).
I will try what you suggest and get in touch with a windscreen company to see about sealing it in better.

Noticed to day after a good poke around, that the heat exchanger on the drivers side is really rusty and that the passenger one is awol!!! Also the pipes from the exchagers to the fan shroud are also missing so this will be the next things to tackle after I have made it more water tight.

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Default Windscreen Leak

Ah well!

Took it to a windscreen place. The guy took one look and decided that the sealant wouldn't work!!!!!
He came up with no other options apart from taking it out and checking all the metal work etc....

Well, with the weather starting to turn, and having now covered place to work on here, I think I will have to invest in a van cover and work on the problem next year.

What's the sp in taking the screen out? Is it possible to do it without breaking it?

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