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Old 08-30-2011, 10:40 AM   #2851
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After 10 days of painful, laborious work with a credit card and a selection of nasty chemicals, we finally got 10 years worth of stickers, baked in place by the Californian sun, off our van. The best find was a pin stripe removal wheel, an enormous eraser that fitted on the end of the drill, and made light work of the 170+ft of pin striping we had on the van.

Went from ...



To this ...

Very nice. Looks like it was worth the effort.
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Old 08-30-2011, 11:32 AM   #2852
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Looks sharp!

What was the "Race Across America" ?
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Old 08-30-2011, 12:16 PM   #2853
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It does have a higher towing capacity.
If it rides/handles anything like the Titan, it will do that better than the Sprinter too.

If it shares seats, the seats in the Titan are very comfortable.

Probably a fairly easy 4x4 conversion.
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Old 08-30-2011, 12:19 PM   #2854
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Looks sharp!

What was the "Race Across America" ?
I'm assuming that was a support van for the RAAM, a truly hardcore bicycle race.
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Old 08-30-2011, 01:52 PM   #2855
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??? doesn't look any worse than most vehicles on the road
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Old 08-30-2011, 03:56 PM   #2856
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Me and the Stalker Van went fly fishing today.















Then we took the long way home.



The end.
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Old 08-30-2011, 04:14 PM   #2857
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I think I speak for everyone in this thread:

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Old 08-30-2011, 04:16 PM   #2858
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I think I speak for everyone in this thread:

When are you bringing that Sprinter of yours down here for some fishing? All you need is Parachute Adams'.
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Old 08-30-2011, 04:22 PM   #2859
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...and to learn how to cast without it sounding like a rock plopping in the river

Cheryl & I are definitely looking forward to a trip to Salida.. just not sure when yet.

besides.. I'm long overdue for a kick in the shins (miss you Tami ).
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Old 08-30-2011, 04:27 PM   #2860
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...and to learn how to cast without it sounding like a rock plopping in the river

Cheryl & I are definitely looking forward to a trip to Salida.. just not sure when yet.

besides.. I'm long overdue for a kick in the shins (miss you Tami ).
We're headed to Oregon next week (in the van *van content*). I'll let you know when we get back; still lot's of good fishing to be had...
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:05 PM   #2861
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If it rides/handles anything like the Titan, it will do that better than the Sprinter too.

If it shares seats, the seats in the Titan are very comfortable.

Probably a fairly easy 4x4 conversion.
Last but not least....is it a van? What is the turning radius? It may have a higher tow capacity than a sprinter but inam not sure on it's real world payload capacity. It is a 1/2 ton chassis and the Sprinters are 3/4 minimum. Saw a Nissan hvac service truck this week totally squatting in the back.
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:34 PM   #2862
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is Ford making a factory 4 x 4 van?

i saw a E-350 van today, 4 x 4 sticker on the rear panels like their trucks, and a "Q - something or other" sticker both above the 350 on the rear door and on the front fenders.
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:42 PM   #2863
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is Ford making a factory 4 x 4 van?

i saw a E-350 van today, 4 x 4 sticker on the rear panels like their trucks, and a "Q - something or other" sticker both above the 350 on the rear door and on the front fenders.
Q for http://www.quigley4x4.com
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Old 08-31-2011, 04:04 AM   #2864
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:45 AM   #2865
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I think Chevy is making the ful size express in an all wheel drive model now. Would be good for snow and such. Probably not too useful off road though. Not much clearance.
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