This is my most recent vehicle purchase, a 1984 Toyota Van LE, affectionately referred to as LeVan.
The reason behind this purchase is not only the fact that I fell in love with this model of van after my ex purchased and then sold one, but because my job requires that I move materials of a sizable nature (Drywall etc) from UT to WY. It will also serve as an excellent camping alternative and hopefully make it to Burning Man 2015.
Updated 02-24-2015 at 11:18 AM by '84LeVan
Greatings fellow nutcase space van addicts!
In my drive way sit three vans, but only two are relevant, really. The non-relevant 1984 2WD beat up one drives so sweetly. I cannot believe Elmer will be crushed next June, but California will pay $1500 to take him off the road!
But that is not the issue. The issue is I have two vans and I cannot decide which one to keep. I need psychoanalyse perhaps.
Van 1: 1987 4WD manual shift with damn near perfect interior
EBAY # 181564008186. You gotta see this one! I probably posted this in the wrong area?
I'm a newbe here; thanks to all of you for such a great resource! My '86 2wd has several issues ...one of which is a cracked exhaust manifold and I'm in the process of extracting one at a salvage yard. I am down to the intake manifold and everything is unbolted but I can't free it up/pull it off. I worked it away from the block about 1/8" after quite a struggle...seems really tight on the guide pins? Any suggestions? I'll go back with more pry bars. Basically I'm practicing on this one so
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