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turning vn wagon into a panel van

Discussion in 'VN - VP Holden Commodore (1988 - 1993)' started by Unlesh, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. Unlesh

    Unlesh Skid Pig

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    any one know how i could do this or how much it would cost? I've seen it done
     
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    Panel over/weld up your windows, weld up your rear door seams. I would also look into cutting the roof 'hump' off a bg4 or bg5 subie legacy and stitching that into your wagons roof, to give a bit more headroom in the back. Dont know what you could use for your rear doors if you are after barn doors, but if you are after just A simple fold down/lift up setup you could probably cut down your regular boot lid and use the tailgate off a ute for the bottom part
     
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    would something like that even pass road worthy inspection? could a cop canary you for that? just wondering....
     
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    Dont see why not, if its done by a coachbuilder.

    You could probably even do it all yourself, best to look into the processes of inspection and certification in your area.
     
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    Would more look like a Chevrolet nomad style.. Would be cool.. Photo shop it if you can to see how it looks
     
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    would u have to relicence it as a coupe panel van though if you seal up the rear doors coz all they say on wa licence paper Is STN WGN no dooor ammount so i dont see why you cant seal up rear quarter windows and leave the tail gate as is, but the rer doors sounds sus.
     
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    nemesis_adrasteia better to reign in hell

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    i know it can pass engineers in some states, i almost bought a VL wagon that had been converted. but it was in queensland and i couldnt get a straight answer from vicroads as to weather i could register it.
     
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    ive seen vs wagon turned into a panelvan looks mad and i find a pic on google vn panel.jpg
     
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    i looked into getttin my vn turned into a panel van. Its going to cost around $2000 thats with a full respray and all Interior done in the back.
     
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    Two grand or twenty grand mate? Because for two grand thats a f*kin awesome deal....

    Twenty grand sounds about right for that though
     
  11. pjdm1980

    pjdm1980 Shut up Jr I'm thinkin!

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    Are you talking about a sedan delivery (wagon with the door and window welded up) or a panel van (same with a raised roof)?
    sony Xplod wagon.jpg
     
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    WazzaVN Wazza VN

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    He's right, I'm a spray painter and $2000 just to get your car sprayed is ####ing cheap let alone turning it into a panel van. If that's true then GET ON IT!
     
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    this one is alot more work, the door has been lengthened and the B pillar set back, make it look more like a true coupe.... very well done...
     
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    yeah $2000 for same colour but im thinking of gettin it resprayed to a gloss black with sparkles goin through it and then get front of it airbrushed flames wich would cost around $6000
     

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