1979 GMC MAD Van limo finished (Under Glass)


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Real nice work on that frame, it will be unique...

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nice work there keep up the great work

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Interesting idea; stretching the semi-unit body on those vans would've been an exercise in hair-pulling; actually, come to to think of it, I don't think I've ever seen a stretch van like this. Not a bad idea for something of a super luxury limo type thing...

I agree with Carl, nice job on the frame and the rest of it. I'll be interested to see how it all works out.

Charlie Larkin

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Hey gang, I'm working on the van I promise! I've found sudden inspiration as to what to do with the rears!

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Nice camper bro!

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Well this is most definitely differently!

The Limo and the trailer!

very cool build

Thank You for sharing

Later

Russ

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coolio B)

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cool

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Hope you got a long no very long garage.Great idea. that trailer is sweet ..

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Whoa! I was just reading MAD last night...Cool! I'll be watching.

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Hey gang, I'm working on the van I promise! I've found sudden inspiration as to what to do with the rears!

I LOVE this!... Built one as a kid...now I am going to have to build another one. Stretched van is cool too...going to be nice.

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Whoa! I was just reading MAD last night...Cool! I'll be watching.

Cool Bud... i've been a Mad Mag subscriber for many years. And GMC Van owner ( see photo) , I'm putting a lot of love into this build.

I'm also working on My own van's replica.

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haha thats pretty cool stuff :)

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Thanks everybody! post-13617-0-62107700-1398185977_thumb.j I think I'm happy with this frame.post-13617-0-17448000-1398186047_thumb.j Ride hight is looking better.

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Looking good... My problem is Id want to open up the doors to show off a custom or camper interior...the hinges would be a nightmare for me.

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Yeah I'd also like the option, I know there is a vintage kit out there where all the doors open. **looking for photos**

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Great progress! I've yet to use photo etched hinges myself, but I think I'll have to cave and try something. Check out ebay. search for "van doors" in "toys & hobbies" > "Model kits".

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liking your extended van!

me being me, i would have a mild lift & up on some 35's

are any of your van roofs removable? on a couple of mine instead of gluing them down, i pegged them so they sit tight but still come off

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no new updates on the limo van

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Yikes, that's lonnnnnnnnng!

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Sorry gang, no new updates, I was doing well for a while, I seem to have one health battle after another, Also need a new air brush set, So I will be very happy to share this one, It's coming soon!

Thanks

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Great idea and work on this one.....Totally, gives me one for a few Ford vans I picked up from Hobby Lobby a few months back, real cheap.....Didn't know what I was going to do with all of them, and this could knock a few of them off the shelf.....Great idea and execution.....

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liking your extended van!

me being me, i would have a mild lift & up on some 35's

are any of your van roofs removable? on a couple of mine instead of gluing them down, i pegged them so they sit tight but still come off

You know I actually have one rooftop, but the van was missing, It would be fun to do interiors. I'm filling this van with little monkey's.

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Great idea and work on this one.....Totally, gives me one for a few Ford vans I picked up from Hobby Lobby a few months back, real cheap.....Didn't know what I was going to do with all of them, and this could knock a few of them off the shelf.....Great idea and execution.....

Cool! Glad to share the Mad-ness, I have a HL coming to town very soon. And I can walk there, it's that close!

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