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Old 10-04-2006, 01:22 PM   #1
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1972 overlander help

My husband and I just bought a 1972 27 " Foot overlander. we got for a great price but we have alot of work to do . We really need help finding parts and help on restoring . Anybody out there that can help please e-mail us

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Old 10-04-2006, 01:34 PM   #2
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Hi Carolalily, welcome! The search feature on these forums will be a big help to you - it's located in the blue bar near the top of the screen. Lots of answers to questions you haven't asked yet! Good luck with your new project!

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Old 10-04-2006, 06:51 PM   #3
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Welcome. It’s great to hear of another 72 Overlander that has found a good home. We have only had ours for a couple of months. The forums are the best place to see what others have done and bounce new ideas around. If you can think of it probably someone has or is trying it. So keep an open mind and look around a lot you will be inspired. We all look forward to seeing you progress so please post lots of pics.


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Old 10-04-2006, 09:10 PM   #4
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If the rear end hasn't been rebuilt, you might want to take a look at your bathroom floor.

There is usually going to be some floor rot that needs to be addressed (structural stuff) before you start the restoration process.

I've been through a '72 Overlander and a '73 Sovereign and they both had significant rear floor/frame rot/rust that had to be repaired before proceeding.

Don't be afraid to remove the belly pan to have a look. (If you have odor that you'd like to be rid of, that's a good place to start.)

The finished product is worth it!
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