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 what to do about rusty floors? 
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Joined: Thu Jun 19, 2008 2:38 pm
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I just bought a 64 econoline and i'm super excited about getting it on the road. The body in general is in excellent shape, except the floors have some rot. They feel solid, but there are pinholes almost everywhere. I haven't seen floor panels available anywhere, but I'm sure many people have tackled this problem before. So what can be done? Do I have to fabricate my own panels, or can I buy panels made for another vehicle?


Fri Jun 27, 2008 11:00 pm
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some pics
http://picasaweb.google.com/dakeddie/EconolineFloors/photo#5216824411346881938
http://picasaweb.google.com/dakeddie/EconolineFloors/photo#5216824429414925266
http://picasaweb.google.com/dakeddie/EconolineFloors/photo#5216824468560083730


Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:13 am
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Location: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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To my knowledge, these parts are no longer stamped... you may only find rocker panels newly fabricated. There a guy on VintAGE-VANS or EconosRUs Yahoo group (??? - Tim in KY ??? ) that may have a line on some donor panels though...

I'm kinda in the same boat with my new 64... some corners are rotted away... figured on fabbing it up from scratch where the shapes are simpler.

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Fri Jul 11, 2008 9:20 am
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im in the same situation with my 61 van. I've bought a millermatic 140 mig machine and have started filling screw holes. ive got some holes rusted through also. im planning on getting a bead roller and fabricating my own panels


Fri Jul 18, 2008 8:21 am
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Location: raleigh nc
Surplus supply (John) 330 825-3900 in Akron Ohio. Had some made for us .Call him for current availability / price and current phone # or contact info for the shop that stamped 'em out. Has catalog also.


Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:24 am
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