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94Woody

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PostSubject: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeWed Feb 22, 2017 10:39 pm

Nearly 3 years after selling my wagon and swearing I would never own another one, I brought one home today. Have been searching for about a month now. Missed a few deals and then got lucky and found one (1994) a forum member was selling. Reached a deal through PMs and set up a buy date. Being the typical addict though, I kept searching on CL, and a couple days ago I found a 1995 for the same asking price but over 3 hours closer to home. So I just had to go over and check it out. Liked what I saw and drove, so I made an offer which they accepted.

This car is a filthy mess compared to the other one but for me the Big Mirrors (and location) sealed the deal. Needs a major cleaning and TLC.

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Car is basically rust free, even the majority of the frame is clean. Has some surface spotting in a couple places and a couple of the typical brown seams but nothing major. Of course there are water leaks in the back but apparently the drains are clear because the quarters/spare well are spotless. None of the windows go down. 3 motors try but I assume all the slides are busted.

Happy to have another one and am looking forward to fixing it up.
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Andebe

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeThu Feb 23, 2017 10:47 am

Welcome back to the addiction. Cool Happy modding...
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81X11

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeThu Feb 23, 2017 3:09 pm

You're going to have to change your name... Wink

That said, nice find! I look forward to seeing what you do with it. I do like those wheels on the wagons too!

-Mike
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94Woody

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeThu Feb 23, 2017 7:46 pm

81X11 wrote:
You're going to have to change your name...   Wink

That said, nice find!   I look forward to seeing what you do with it.   I do like those wheels on the wagons too!

-Mike

LOL. First thing I thought when I made this post.

I like the wheels but will change them eventually. It has two brand new tires on the back. Too it for a drive today now that it is in my name...........

Ran over something and put a hole in the pass side one Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeFri Feb 24, 2017 3:30 pm

Welcome back to wagon ownership.
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rauldelp

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Location : Hollywood, Florida, USA

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSat Feb 25, 2017 12:02 am

Good find dude! Almost got a gold one myself! Very pretty!
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Gerome

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSat Feb 25, 2017 7:29 pm

Nice . I feel you on preferring the big mirrors .
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vetrnz06



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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSun Feb 26, 2017 4:40 pm

having seen on the forum that u were looking for a wagon, i did send u a PM about mine. congrats on the chevy,same color as my roady.
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Sprocket

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSun Feb 26, 2017 8:46 pm

Congrats on the new whip, look forward to seeing it next month in Daytona!
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94Woody

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSun Feb 26, 2017 10:49 pm

Thanks everyone. Got her washed up over the weekend and cleaned up some of the interior. Also bought a new tire to replace the destroyed new tire. Stopped cleaning and ordered a complete carpet set since the one in it is trash. Oil has been spilled in the rear compartment and the passenger area is worn beyond use. Have to get the windows re-tinted.

Only one window rolls down thanks to busted slides and one dead motor. Will also re do the headliner and scrub the interior parts down. 3 weeks til Daytona and I at least want her somewhat more presentable.

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeMon Feb 27, 2017 11:00 am


Congrats!! Glad to see you in a wagon!!
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94Woody

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeMon Feb 27, 2017 12:45 pm

Well, said I wouldn't but I couldn't stop myself. Walker Intermediates and some loud mufflers will be on my porch Wed.
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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeTue Feb 28, 2017 9:34 am

Nice find. Enjoy.
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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSun Mar 05, 2017 6:09 pm

Really nice wagon! I like the wheels and LDM!
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94Woody

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSun May 27, 2018 9:14 pm

A little over a year now. Have done lots and lots of cleaning. New carpets, redone headliner, added a few missing parts.

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Complete suspension rebuild with Moog parts. Got a bit of a drop in the process. Installed a set Ridler 650 wheels. 18x8 with 4.5 BS Wanted +6 but only zeros were readily available, they fit perfectly.

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSun May 27, 2018 9:16 pm

Tinted the windows. Blacked out all the trim/pillars/door handles. Painted grille, tinted head lights.

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSun May 27, 2018 11:09 pm

She's come a long way and you've done a nice job.

Tom
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Eds rmw



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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeMon May 28, 2018 7:01 pm

Looks great ! Which springs did you use ?
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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeMon May 28, 2018 10:52 pm

Looks great!
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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeTue May 29, 2018 2:34 pm


Looks awesome!!
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RedandBlack

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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeWed May 30, 2018 10:41 am

Much better.

Hooray for taking my lowering advice!
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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeThu May 31, 2018 3:13 pm

Looking good!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Back in the Saddle   Back in the Saddle Icon_minitimeSat Jun 02, 2018 9:21 am

Eds rmw wrote:
Looks great ! Which springs did you use ?

Front, Moog 5662

Rear, Moog CC501
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