Originally Posted by mgmetalworks
LOVE IT! Nice job making it all work! I'd love to know more about what had to be done to the van so I can advise others who inquire about 3rd gens.
Thanks! So it was pretty minor stuff really. The frame rails have a bit of a turn down that starts at the rear of the radius arm brackets. I had to trim that protrusion so the brackets would sit up against the frame all the way. I'd say it came down about 3/4" and I probably had to take out about 6" in length.
The exhaust interfered with the passenger side radius arm bracket so I had to cut a section out of one of the pipes.
On the passenger side there are two charcoal canisters mounted to the outside of the frame right where the radius arm bracket goes. I had to relocate them so they wouldn't interfere with the bracket. Same story on the drivers side but with a vacuum canister, had to relocate that.
Track bar backing brace only two of the holes existed on the engine crossmember, I had to drill the third one.
The sway bar on my van has horizontal holes, so I got some moog end links for a 2012 f250 and lengthened them. This might not be an issue if you used the sway bar you call out in your parts list. I chose to keep the factory one, at least for now. There's probably a part for a lifted application that would work as well.
I installed the steering stabilizer using the e350 stabilizer bracket called out in the parts list. I had to drill holes for it as they didn't exist on my van. After it was installed it was uncomfortably close to the trans cooler lines. I took it off for now and will probably have to do some additional modifications there.
For the rear I used the sky's offroad 4.5" shackle flip and a procomp 13128 add a leaf. The shackle flip does not bolt up to a 91. Had to drill 3 new holes per side, no big deal.
I'd say if you're savvy enough to take on an install like this in the first place then installing it on a 3rd gen shouldn't be too much of a problem.