2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

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2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby elderforest [OP] » August 29th 2020, 6:30pm

This is my second van build my first one was just under two years ago a few months before my 18th birthday during quarantine got a new van fever wanting that awd & compact build. Living in a rust belt of New Hampshire I chose to go down to Virginia to pick this sweet new ride up. I have so far put 2 months of work in in-between all else going on in life. Hoping to have it finished to go out west for the winter. Wanted to share some progress pictures!

Up in So far:

Renogy (2) 100w Renogy panels
Maxxair fan
4 12v lights available off amazon with dimmer
Blue sea systems 12v fuse box
dometic sink/stove combo (eu special) had to import from London seen in picture with scratch shelf'
2 boxes of click laminate flooring yet installed
lots of wood cutting & a good time!

what's to come:
10 gal water tank under bed w 5 gal grey water connects to sink/stove
12 v fridge between seats or under sink
12 v hot water heater shower
possible 2 inch lift/ more aggressive tires
roof rack on front half of van where panels/fan are not

still a lot of work, but would love to talk to people & get to know the community
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Re: 2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby tonydobbs » August 29th 2020, 7:08pm

Looking great man! Keep up the great work! That's a cool stove/sink combo.
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Re: 2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby elderforest [OP] » November 30th 2020, 3:35pm

Putting this as the new update as of 11/30/2020
Walls are paneled with strapping, and stained.
Ceiling is finished with 4 lights, and a fan
floor is in a new picture will be updated soon.
Still looking for advice on a new front bumper, rally light options.
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Re: 2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby AstroOafAdventurer » November 30th 2020, 3:52pm

Looking good, liking the way it's coming along!
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Re: 2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby elderforest [OP] » November 30th 2020, 4:04pm

thank you!
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Re: 2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby AstroWill » November 30th 2020, 4:51pm

I like the direction this is heading!

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Re: 2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby sixsix » November 30th 2020, 7:52pm

elderforest wrote:Putting this as the new update as of 11/30/2020 ...


elderforest wrote:This will not rotate for the life of me

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Gotcha' covered... er, Rotated.
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Re: 2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby elderforest [OP] » November 30th 2020, 8:10pm

sixsix wrote:
elderforest wrote:Putting this as the new update as of 11/30/2020 ...


elderforest wrote:This will not rotate for the life of me

IMG 6246 90 ccw.jpg

Gotcha' covered... er, Rotated.


Thank you!!!!
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Re: 2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby AstroWill » December 1st 2020, 1:38am

Sideways pictures? https://www.astrosafari.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=122977
Want to edit your post(includes instructions for after the edit time has expired)? https://www.astrosafari.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=124473

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Re: 2003 AWD Astro - Elderforest

Postby sixsix » December 1st 2020, 2:07am

AstroWill wrote:Sideways pictures? https://www.astrosafari.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=122977
Want to edit your post(includes instructions for after the edit time has expired)? https://www.astrosafari.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=124473

meh...
Why fool w/ that ole complicated stuff - just send 'em to me - I'll fix 'em.
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