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by mtrhead79
Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:55 pm
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: 89n safari gt t5
Replies: 1
Views: 2307

Re: 89n safari gt t5

sold
by mtrhead79
Fri Jan 16, 2015 12:41 am
Forum: FOR SALE
Topic: 89n safari gt t5
Replies: 1
Views: 2307

89n safari gt t5

i am selling my 89 safari gt.it has a t5 stick shift.177,000 miles. i bought it to fix up and drive at same time, well the trans died today so its up for sale. it does not have ac. maual windows the body is in pretty good shape. has rust spot under the paint on drivers fender. has rust on a floor su...
by mtrhead79
Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:08 am
Forum: BRAKES
Topic: 11'' brake upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 3284

Re: 11'' brake upgrade

got a set off of a 92 roady sedan. i had made a quick template from the van so i used it and i am certain these will work. need a little welding to fill in the groove the shoes worn into them
by mtrhead79
Sun Dec 28, 2014 2:16 am
Forum: BRAKES
Topic: 11'' brake upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 3284

Re: 11'' brake upgrade

some days I hate my van. here is why. I took the backing plates off yesterday and today went to put new ones on that I had preassembled. they don't fit then it hit me I have the 11'' brakes off of a 94 wagon. the wagons have bigger axle bearings and I guess I should have gotten the plates from a sed...
by mtrhead79
Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:32 am
Forum: TRANSMISSION
Topic: t5 question
Replies: 4
Views: 2567

Re: t5 question

thx
by mtrhead79
Tue Dec 16, 2014 11:53 pm
Forum: TRANSMISSION
Topic: t5 question
Replies: 4
Views: 2567

Re: t5 question

i was thinking of a wc t5. using a ford main case so it would bolt up to the astro bell and putting the guts from a camaro wc trans in. that way i could use chevy clutch. then the astro tail and cover. i dont think i can use the mustang trans guts because the input and out put shafts would be a pain...
by mtrhead79
Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:11 am
Forum: TRANSMISSION
Topic: t5 question
Replies: 4
Views: 2567

t5 question

i have been reading up on the t5. to put a world class in i use the bell housing from the astro and the tail. do i use the ford case and put camaro guts in that or do i use the ford case and the guts and just change the input to a camaro unit. my trans is noisey think a bearing is going. i want to s...
by mtrhead79
Mon Dec 15, 2014 2:56 am
Forum: BRAKES
Topic: 11'' brake upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 3284

Re: 11'' brake upgrade

with the 11'' brakes can you still use the vans e brake cables? got my drums, backing plates, hardware and diff cap powder coated. i already had the wheel cyls and a spring kit in the shed that i never used for my wagon. i have to look tomorrow to see if i have the shoes. could not find them today b...
by mtrhead79
Mon Dec 15, 2014 2:49 am
Forum: BRAKES
Topic: 11'' brake upgrade
Replies: 4
Views: 3284

11'' brake upgrade

i could not get on last week so here is a copy of what i posted on other van site, i am working on amy new 89 safari and trying to fix somethings . the van was shaking at around 65mph on way home from buying it. check the wheel balance was ok , the rear drum on dr. side would not come off by hand wh...
by mtrhead79
Sun Nov 30, 2014 12:54 am
Forum: EXTERIOR
Topic: work on safari gt
Replies: 1
Views: 1855

work on safari gt

some pics of my van. i have been removing alot of the stuff from it that the previous owner put on it. also removed a big compass that was on dash and started shampooing the carpets got 1/2 way done ran out of shampoo. before http://i59.tinypic.com/29m1x5w.jpg after http://i62.tinypic.com/nn2jp2.jpg...
by mtrhead79
Sun Nov 30, 2014 12:37 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: picked up my new van 89 safari gt
Replies: 8
Views: 3618

Re: picked up my new van 89 safari gt

doyoulikeithere you were right it is a z in the 8th place of the vin
by mtrhead79
Fri Nov 28, 2014 3:34 am
Forum: BODY
Topic: Dutch door weatherstripping
Replies: 30
Views: 22143

Re: Dutch door weatherstripping

i know this is a old thread. the link at the 1st post is dead. my wifes 01 safari leaks and does anyone know where i can get the weather stripping.
by mtrhead79
Fri Nov 28, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: picked up my new van 89 safari gt
Replies: 8
Views: 3618

Re: picked up my new van 89 safari gt

thanks i will check tomorrow
by mtrhead79
Fri Nov 28, 2014 12:42 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: picked up my new van 89 safari gt
Replies: 8
Views: 3618

Re: picked up my new van 89 safari gt

i know the gt's came with lower profile tires, mine has the wrong size 235 75 15 and they hit on the front. is there a post of what else is different from gt to regular vans. the gt's have rear sway bars i know. they have ho mtr i think but what is different with the mtr? the rear on mine has a bad ...
by mtrhead79
Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:39 am
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSION
Topic: picked up my new van 89 safari gt
Replies: 8
Views: 3618

Re: picked up my new van 89 safari gt

i will have to post some pics ltr. it has alot of add on parts i have been removing. cut the ladder off of the back along with the spare tire holder that was on the door. i have a 350 that has been laying around for years that might work out good it came with alum vett heads, they need new valve spr...