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  1. Lifted Suspension
    I’d read somewhere that pre 2000 vans will need mods to do the s10 spring swap. True? If so, what do I need? 🙂
  2. 4WD,AWD And Transfer Case
    This is what you can do with an add and lift kit !
  3. Engines
    I acquired this beauty a few years ago hoping to build a camper van. Now I am trying to have everything complete for a several month trip starting November 28th! Pulled the engine out the front 2 nights ago and thought I would share some pics. I know everyone wants to drop the subframe, but I...
  4. 4WD,AWD And Transfer Case
    So a few hours and a few hundred miles after buying my van, heard a LOUD THUMP THUMP THUMP THUMP on the highway. Pulled off. Wheels looked fine, some play in the CV so I towed it home from there. After inspection, there's A LOT of play on the passenger side CV where it meets the front diff, and...
  5. 4WD,AWD And Transfer Case
    I have the opportunity to buy a complete ‘99 AWD donor car and want to swap the subframe into my ‘02 RWD. The only part that’s intimidating to me is the wiring. Can I just avoid the wiring headache by getting the JOR 4x4 conversion kit or will I need to swap the harness and ECM into my RWD?
  6. Wanted
    Hello, I'm looking for a 90-95 Astro/Safari AWD transfer case- upper support brace. 1 bolt to engine block, 2 bolts into the transfer case. Newer part may work, please let me know if you have one. Its labelled 47 on the diagram. Thanks!
    $60 USD
  7. 4WD,AWD And Transfer Case
    Hi there- I'm currently looking for an awd astro in Southern California under 7k- Ideally I would love to find one that has more of a conversion interior (captains chairs and higher roof) I found a great interior on a '97 that is an AWD but the posting says the Front Differential is gone so is...
  8. 4WD,AWD And Transfer Case
    Okay so I’m new here and have an awd question. I have a 99 Astro van and want to make it awd. I understand how everything works mechanically and electronically. But I’m curious if you can take a awd subframe from an 03 and up van to make it 6 bolt. I’m not sure if the subframe bolts up the same...
  9. Engines
    Ive picked up a 2002 AWD astro with 400,000km that had a seized motor as a project. Ive taken the motor apart (looks like previous owners never did maintenance of any kind.) and found that the thrust bearing spun, so the cranks out getting machined. ive also got the block, heads and pistons out...
  10. Vans For Sale
    1997 Astro AWD Hightop Conversion Van. 161,000 miles. Medford area of Southern Oregon. Conversion by Geneva. 2nd owner. I have had this van for 17 years, and we have used it as a camper in the summer and a daily driver in the winter. No rust. (Highways are sanded, not salted in Southern...
    $4,500 USD
  11. Automatic
    This is a rehash of a rehash of a rehash, and I'm really sorry, but I keep getting somewhat conflicting information. Most information I've gotten makes me think that mine has a deep pan. It's also a 2000 so I believe I read somewhere that some '97s and all '98s and above have deep pans, but I...
  12. Lowered Suspension
    Hey, friends. I have a 2000 Astro AWD that is 100% factory at the moment, with the exception of the previous owner cranking the torsion bars all the way up to raise the front to the max, and putting oversized 275/60R15 tires that rub on every side! The goal for the van is a 400 or so HP v8 swap...
  13. Vans For Sale
    Hey All, I've reluctantly decided to sell my Astro van. I won't bother writing another novel here, as it's all in the CL post, but here are the bullet points: 1998 Astro AWD 173,XXX Miles LOTS of recent work done Modular interior conversion done by me, a professional in the van up-fitting...
  14. Deals Online
    https://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/cto/d/port-orchard-2003-chevy-astro-van/7392808587.html Looks to be priced reasonably Over 200K miles but looks good and has long list of work done. No affiliation Rod J Issaquah
  15. Automatic
    Hi Everyone, I have a 96 Chevy Astro AWD sitting in my driveway. I bought it and drove about 100km before it lost power and i coasted to the side of the highway. had it towed home. Had a transmission mechanic briefly look at it and figured it was a problem with the Flexplate. My questions...
  16. Member Introductions
    Please meet Forevergreen, a 2002 Astro LS AWD! We are based in NYC but enjoy being all over - New England is home...forever. Forevergreen has already been all over in only a few months of ownership. DC, VT, MA, CT a few times, RI a few times, Catskills a few times, Montauk a few times, etc...
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