I decided to finally start work on it and make it the company van.
Here are a few pictures of how I found the van and the direction I want to go with it.
I'll update as I make progress on it as well. I am hoping to have the body and paint done by March 2010.
Just need to decide white or black wall tires.
List of parts and things to do,
EXTERIOR Body work:
*shave body seems
*fit bumpers tighter to the body
*patch rust spots
*shave license plate mount
EXTERIOR paint work and cosmetic mods:
*gloss black bottom
*purple metallic satin top
*purple gloss flake roof
*1950's Pontiac tail lights
INTERIOR body work:
*cut out rusted floor
*box in rear c-notch
*patch rusted holes
INTERIOR paint work and cosmetic mods:
*replace floor with sheet metal with dimple die cut outs.
*line sides with aluminum sheet metal w/ bead rolls
*make door panels with aluminum sheet metal and bead rolls
*paint dash gloss purple flake
*Classic Instruments gauges
*1950 Ford woodies steering wheel / painted gloss black.
*paint engine doghouse gloss black with satin metallic purple top.
*Aluminum bomber seat for the front w/ purple flake vinyl cushion inserts
*Aluminum bomber seat for the 2nd row w/ purple flake vinyl cushion inserts
*Aluminum bomber bench seat for 3rd row w/ purple flake cushion inserts
*302 Ford w/ carb.
*convert front to disc brake
*upgrade to a dual master cylinder
* rebuild rear drum brakes
*Air ride front and rear
* 4 link rear
* custom Y link w/ A arm and cross-member for the front.
How the Van was found
Some of the clean up
started some of the shaving