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Postby Kman947 [OP] » August 3rd 2020, 5:12pm

Hi guys! Im Ken. I have had my Astro for a couple of years now. It's a work van. I always wanted one. I loved the way they look. When I drove this one, loved the way it drives and is comfortable for long rides to and from jobs. Just happen to stumble on this site when searching my vehicle and its amazing. Looking forward to finding out more about my van through you guys at this site. Cheers! :wave:
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Re: New to site

Postby Leeann_93 » August 3rd 2020, 10:25pm

Welcome!

We all love our Astros. There is nothing built that can replace one.
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Re: New to site

Postby SheldonYoung » August 3rd 2020, 11:49pm

Welcome!
Great Site. You'll enjoy.
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Re: New to site

Postby sixsix » August 4th 2020, 1:42am

Hi - All of us in Kentucky like your "EXT" Astro.
We were all wondering where you were... ( used up all my Ws and Es )
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Well, after all... what would Banacek say ?... “May be hard to believe... President Trump should rest easy and concede what was in fact a foregone conclusion: Another OLD MAN won with only about 50% of the Change Believers/Fools showing up."

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Re: New to site

Postby augidog » August 4th 2020, 1:51am

welcome, Ken 8-)

this is a scanned original dealer checklist for your '93
https://www.gmheritagecenter.com/docs/g ... ro-Van.pdf
Scanned original Chevrolet-GMC Dealer "Product Information Guides."
Detailed Options w/RPO's. Learn all about your Astro/Safari's first build.
https://www.astrosafari.com/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=142268
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Re: New to site

Postby markmitch » August 4th 2020, 2:03am

Welcome Ken -nice van.
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Re: New to site

Postby Astrofarian » August 4th 2020, 3:06am

Hi Ken, welcome to the forum. You mentioned "work van"; what kind of work do you do? The Astro/Safari platform can't be beat for versatility...business up front, party in the back! Look forward to bumping into you around here.
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Re: New to site

Postby Big_kid » August 4th 2020, 3:33am

Welcome aboard!

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We have enough youth. How about a fountain of smart?
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Re: New to site

Postby [email protected] » August 4th 2020, 10:02pm

Welcome!!! Nice van you've got there. I know ur new but what plans if any, do you have for ur Astro? Here in Philly, a lot of folk are starting to get into the Astro/Safari groove.

Look!!!!! There goes another Astro Van!!!!
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Re: New to site

Postby dcsleeperdcsleeper is online! » August 4th 2020, 10:23pm

I bought one cuz there really isn't anything else that can do what they can. oops I mean I bought two. :D
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Re: New to site

Postby Ironsides » August 6th 2020, 1:52pm

Welcome!
Gen 1 vans are cool.
I love my van too, got mine for a workhorse, things changed, now it's my daily driver.
This site is amazing, so much to read, so many ideas and how to's.
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Re: New to site

Postby sixsix » August 12th 2020, 4:18pm

[email protected] wrote:Welcome!!! Nice van you've got there. I know ur new but what plans if any, do you have for ur Astro? Here in Philly, a lot of folk are starting to get into the Astro/Safari groove.

Look!!!!! There goes another Astro Van!!!!


Wow, where'd you go - seems like it was just 10 years ago and we were talking of your trans....

Then POOF! Welcome Back - how's the lessons ?
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Well, after all... what would Banacek say ?... “May be hard to believe... President Trump should rest easy and concede what was in fact a foregone conclusion: Another OLD MAN won with only about 50% of the Change Believers/Fools showing up."

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Re: New to site

Postby sixsix » August 12th 2020, 4:22pm

augidog wrote:welcome, Ken 8-)

this is a scanned original dealer checklist for your '93
https://www.gmheritagecenter.com/docs/g ... ro-Van.pdf

Another missed post... ( wt... )

Just reading the first 2 'print pages' is a Revelation for true Astro / Safari Owners of that Vintage. Altho I am not sure what the Safari book says... "a fun read", strangely enough - seeing & reading the sales changes, ordering and option info and money talk, etc.

A Few hilites: ( think of or just Imagine for a sec... )
- Buying a new 'Dutch door shorty' - almost a unicorn.
- "Speedometer graphics revised from 85 to 100 mph."
- "Sport Equipment( RPO BYP ) cancelled for 1993."
- "ABS allows driver to steer around obstacles while braking."
- Trans/Brk Intrlk; req's drvr to press brake to shift out of park.
- Air Bag written in as RPO AJ3

It goes on and on - and some of this stuff - we have on The Van - it's a '92.

( I had this post sitting w/ 33 other pages I had open - sorry so long to get back )
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Well, after all... what would Banacek say ?... “May be hard to believe... President Trump should rest easy and concede what was in fact a foregone conclusion: Another OLD MAN won with only about 50% of the Change Believers/Fools showing up."

.
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