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Old 10-02-2011, 09:12 PM   #1
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It's time to add 4x4 to Betty

Where do i go?

Looking for advice input good and bad.

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Old 10-02-2011, 11:24 PM   #2
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Current van is a Chevy, right? That doesn't leave many options.

I think your only option for a non-new van may be http://boulderoffroadvans.com/

Advance 4x4 used to do Chevy vans, but looks like maybe they only do Fords now?
http://www.advanced4x4vans.com/

Quigley generally says NO to used vans, but I've heard they make exceptions if they are slow. I think Quigley is the only company that is OEM certified for 4x4 on Chevy vans.
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i just made the appointment at Advanced.

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Old 10-03-2011, 11:38 AM   #4
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i just made the appointment at Advanced.

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Is it too late to cancel it?
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Old 10-03-2011, 02:23 PM   #5
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i just made the appointment at Advanced.

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Is it too late to cancel it?
Nope. Why?

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Old 10-04-2011, 12:57 PM   #6
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Nope. Why?
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Old 10-04-2011, 06:08 PM   #7
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It's time to add 4x4 to Betty

Jage, can't get that crazy - in the known universe there are what - two options?
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Old 10-04-2011, 07:20 PM   #8
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Re: It's time to add 4x4 to Betty

Before Billbo tells you all about his bad experience, which is described in detail elsewhere on this forum, I'll simply add that less than a year ago I had my 2008 6.0 diesel converted by Advanced in SLC. I thought they did a great job, and got it done on time, and exactly on budged. They even installed the fuel tank siphon for my Webasto heater for free, since they drop the fuel tank anyway. They couldn't have been nicer or more professional. My 4WD works awesome, just as I would have hoped.

FWIW....
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Old 10-04-2011, 10:32 PM   #9
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Re: It's time to add 4x4 to Betty

I feel the same way about advanced after talking to them. I kinda know my stuff and i know when someone is BSing me about this kinda stuff. He seemed to know what was up.
And yea I dont really have much choice so i guess im lucky i have a goo feeling.

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Before Billbo tells you all about his bad experience, which is described in detail elsewhere on this forum, I'll simply add that less than a year ago I had my 2008 6.0 diesel converted by Advanced in SLC. I thought they did a great job, and got it done on time, and exactly on budged. They even installed the fuel tank siphon for my Webasto heater for free, since they drop the fuel tank anyway. They couldn't have been nicer or more professional. My 4WD works awesome, just as I would have hoped.

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I'm happy for you. Why don't you tell Ron that your buddy Randy has
filed for bankruptcy at least twice. The guy is a douche nozzle. When
my van broke down in Portland I called the nozzle and he sent me to a
shop called 6 States to get it fixed. He said don't worry he had an account
with them and that I wouldn't have to pay 6 States. When my van was
finished after waiting over a week for the nozzle to send one of his cobbled
together parts that you could only get from him, 6 States handed me the bill.
I asked them about the nozzle having an account, they said he did but he
never paid his bills. You must either be related to him, belong to the same
cult, or just don't know what a decent job looks like. No need to be a douche
about what I post.
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