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Old 02-18-2009, 07:27 PM   #1
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Laugh Vans!

I found and scanned this pic of me and my Dad the other day, and since looking at it again it seems like I keep seeing some really cool vans out there- and some of them have really cheap prices on them!

Maybe it's because I spent my summers living out of this thing, but I love vans!



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Old 02-18-2009, 07:28 PM   #2
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:29 PM   #3
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:32 PM   #4
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Old 05-17-2010, 06:01 PM   #5
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This was our van. That's me in the hat. That box on the roof was where my brother and I slept on camping trips ... after we slid the canoe off.




This is the same van after my dad rolled it. This is how I learned to drive. I guess you could call it a "van conversion."

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Old 05-23-2010, 10:27 AM   #6
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This is the same van after my dad rolled it. This is how I learned to drive. I guess you could call it a "van conversion."

This van conversion looks like fun and would surely get me in trouble! Now I must consider it.

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Old 02-18-2009, 07:32 PM   #7
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No digitized pics, but we had neato Chevy conversion van when I was a kid. Drove all over the SouthWest with it. Powder blue velour interior baby!
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:36 PM   #8
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No digitized pics, but we had neato Chevy conversion van when I was a kid. Drove all over the SouthWest with it. Powder blue velour interior baby!

Any pics you could scan?
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:43 PM   #9
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:47 PM   #10
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Any pics you could scan?
Not here. Everything is in my mother's secret photographic archive (huge pile in a closet somwhere...).

Think lots of alternating 6" white/metalic powder blue/metalic medium blue stripes with dark blue pin stripes between. Raised fiberglass roof, ladder on the right rear door, but no roof rack (ladder to knowhere!). KC Highlighters (smaller than Daylighters) on the front bumper for night driving through Indian reservations. Drove like a floaty tank.
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Old 02-19-2009, 04:15 PM   #11
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I spent about nine months traveling around Europe with my parents, brother and aunt in a VW van when I was 8. I'll try to find a picture or two. It was pale green with "Church of Christ" in big white letters on both sides which, if you knew my family, is absolutely hilarious.
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My '66 Westy Splitty in about '76. With the woman I love.









I've owned these for 40 years. Still have a couple Vanagon Westfalias, one in Maine, one in CA. Cheap and fun.
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Old 02-18-2009, 07:32 PM   #14
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