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Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby like_a_rock [OP] » December 10th 2020, 6:05am

Greetings from Detroit, MI! After years bingeing van life youtube I finally pulled the trigger on a Green 2003 AWD Astro. It has 104K miles, No body rust, some surface rust underneath, drives and shifts nicely. It was a little pricey being a well kept Michigan van but here we are. Anyway, I'm stoked to have it and I plan to slowly build out the back for a place to crash when skiing, climbing, and camping. I am starting to do more of the maintainenance myself on my other daily driver and my hope is to learn more about how to work on cars with the Astro. This site has been a tremendous help so far and I plan on posting lots of pictures soon!
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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby Mmusicman » December 10th 2020, 12:57pm

Welcome from sunny South Florida!
You're in the right place for a wealth of knowledge and information.
Congratulations on your nice new AWD van!
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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby Big_kid » December 10th 2020, 3:14pm

Welcome aboard!

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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby sixsix » December 10th 2020, 5:06pm

Welcome from us in N. Ky.

...don't see many Green Vans around these parts...
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So only CAL, ILL & NY Elects??
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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby markmitch » December 10th 2020, 5:32pm

Welcome from NorCal
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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby like_a_rock [OP] » December 15th 2020, 5:44pm

A few pictures of the vansion here. Just got it back from the shop. Had to replace the oil pan gasket. It was missing an entire pan bolt if you can believe it! From my research here I gathered that getting the pan down seemed a little above my pay grade at this point. Up next are shocks, tires, speakers and stereo!
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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby dcsleeper » December 15th 2020, 6:23pm

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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby AstroOafAdventurerAstroOafAdventurer is online! » December 15th 2020, 6:44pm

Welcome, you're in the right place!
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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby Rod's Trucks » December 15th 2020, 7:23pm

Welcome!
Enjoy your new van, and greetings from Washington State.
I am partial to green vans. :wave:
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Re: Hello Astro Safari World!

Postby tungtide » December 15th 2020, 9:46pm

Welcome! my vans are not green, but I do favor that color. Everything you need to know is on this site. Hint sometimes searching google will lead you back here, but back here to the topics you want.
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