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Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 8:59am

Hello everyone. I'm sorry that I write in Polish, but the translator will do its job. I have 11 years old GMC Safari. GMC Safari SLE 1997 4.3 RWD. I repair the van myself, because our mechanics do not want to repair them. I used your advice many times but it's time to register, you can ask any questions or ask for help.
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Hello from Poland from Warsaw

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 9:59am

Hello from Poland. I have a Gmc Safari SLE 1997 rwd. Van in my possession for 11 years. And probably will stay with me for a while. I do the repairs myself, because our mechanics are afraid of these cars. I use your forum often, but it's time to register, because you can always ask about a problem, although after so many years the van is not able to surprise me.
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Re: Hello from Poland from Warsaw

Postby dcsleeper » November 22nd 2020, 1:40pm

Welcome! Is the Astro an expensive care over there?
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Re: Hello from Poland from Warsaw

Postby AstroOafAdventurer » November 22nd 2020, 1:54pm

Welcome!
I also have a 97 and do my own repairs, but because I am afraid what mechanics will charge!
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby icebrrg3rd » November 22nd 2020, 2:22pm

Welcome, and some of us who English is our first language don't speak it all that well anyways.

Yes, this site has a bunch of helpful info, plus guys and gals that are (usually) quite knowledgeable. Working on your own vehicle, although a pain sometimes, helps you get to know it better and usually saves you a few bucks. Enjoy and post pics, we love pictures.

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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby sixsix » November 22nd 2020, 2:56pm

Welcome to you, from N. Ky. USA.
You are not alone working on your own stuff.

And like Big said, sometimes we don't know.
Pretty Rare, tho.
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Well, after all... what would Banacek say ?... Anyone that condones the actions of the American People during the Storming of the Capitol are as complicit as the Assholes themselves.
But no way does this let the Democrats or the MSM off the Hook.

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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 3:37pm

These posts take a long time, 5 hours, maybe because it's a weekend. Well, a few photos, maybe they will come.
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 3:42pm

This is my van
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 3:53pm

And also such OT, I can boast
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 4:09pm

We organize such gold rides for American cars
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby markmitch » November 22nd 2020, 4:20pm

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Re: Hello from Poland from Warsaw

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 4:32pm

I take the parts from Rock Auto, most often premium class, it's x3, price + shipping + customs duty, VAT excise, it's not cheap. There are many stores for American cars in Poland, but most often it's China, atlas, the quality of which is poor. and when I do it myself, the mechanic is out, and which one is expensive.
In my second post there are a few photos, because if the post didn't arrive for an hour, I sent another one. And finally two :D
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby sixsix » November 22nd 2020, 5:48pm

Is that your tongue? LOL

Nice get-together, wish we could do something like that in the USA!
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Well, after all... what would Banacek say ?... Anyone that condones the actions of the American People during the Storming of the Capitol are as complicit as the Assholes themselves.
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 6:08pm

The Polish language translator does not translate very well.
We organize meetings all summer long, on different weekends in different places, some of them have 500-600 American cars
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby stent » November 22nd 2020, 7:04pm

ptysiek wrote:We organize such gold rides for American cars


great pictures you sent....
nice pontiac !!!

here's one from the states :
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 7:35pm

Pontiac 1995 3.1 engine, I bought it a year ago from a friend, also an Amcar fanatic. A few years ago, stripped down and made like new, my wife fell in love with it.
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby djcat » November 22nd 2020, 7:47pm

ptysiek wrote:Hello everyone. I'm sorry that I write in Polish, but the translator will do its job. I have 11 years old GMC Safari. GMC Safari SLE 1997 4.3 RWD. I repair the van myself, because our mechanics do not want to repair them. I used your advice many times but it's time to register, you can ask any questions or ask for help.



Where in Poland are you? For the last four years, every year I drive all the way from the German - Dutch border area where I live to Poland and I saved thousands of Euros in service costs! I can give you an address in Sczeczin if it helps.
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 8:00pm

Warsaw. I service the safari myself. For 11 years it hasn't surprised me very much. I met this car. I have a friend in Flinsburg, he has a G20 and he is also servicing in Poland. He has recently done a repair of the box. We help each other. Where to get good parts, where to use good service and possible help on the road. Even if something fails somewhere, there will be someone to help within 50 km.
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby Rod's Trucks » November 22nd 2020, 9:42pm

Welcome from Washington State.
Your translator works just fine! Sometimes better than we 'native English' speakers put on paper.
Nice van, and I love the color, but I am partial!
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I also see the Euro style headlights...something we do not see here in the US.
Enjoy the ride and send occasional pictures of the 'other' rides.
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Re: Witam z Polski z Warszawy

Postby ptysiek [OP] » November 22nd 2020, 9:52pm

These photos are from last year, this year we were only at such a meeting for 20 cars, all canceled by covid
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