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New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby BPACH [OP] » February 18th 2021, 2:47pm

Hi,
I am just entering the world of Astros. MY intention is to build it out as a camper. I am an old guy that is nearing retirement and want something I can use to escape the winters.
If you are doing a van in Mid-Michigan and need some help, contact me. I have tools, a garage, and skills that can help the newbies.
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby AstroWill » February 18th 2021, 11:01pm

Welcome to the site Brian!

And a nice offer as well. Do you have any pictures of your van?

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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby Mmusicman » February 19th 2021, 7:00pm

Welcome from sunny and warm South Florida! :D
Sounds like a fun project...
Vans are the BEST!

PS: Pictures.. or it didn't happen!
Even if they have snow on them...
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby astroracer » February 19th 2021, 8:14pm

Hey Brian! Where at in the mitten? I am in the Flint area. If you need any parts or insight just holler! :)
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby sixsix » February 19th 2021, 10:43pm

Welcome from Sunny Snowy N. Ky.
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby MI_Ghost » February 21st 2021, 6:15am

Welcome aboard neighbor from the Capitol city area.
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby Jeff » February 21st 2021, 1:27pm

Hi and welcome Brian from SWFL , your going to love this site and all the information/help from the many members. I was going to do the same thing with my Safari, but multiple health problems hold me back. Post pictures, pictures and more pictures and good luck on your build. Jeff
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby BPACH [OP] » February 22nd 2021, 2:27am

Thanks for the welcome. Just got my van home today. I have been lurking and picking up a lot of tips. This site was the reason I chose the Astro. A lot of good information with out a lot of snarky comments that ruin the threads.
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby BPACH [OP] » February 22nd 2021, 2:29am

astroracer wrote:Hey Brian! Where at in the mitten? I am in the Flint area. If you need any parts or insight just holler! :)
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I am in Big Rapids
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby doogaloo » February 22nd 2021, 11:58am

Welcome from a fellow Michigander. From Walled Lake/Novi area.
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby tungtide » February 22nd 2021, 1:35pm

Welcome from. Central KYY. If you have any problems while traveling through on your way to sunshine. My shop is open to you as well. Ken
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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby dcsleeper » February 22nd 2021, 6:09pm

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Re: New guy from Mid-Michigan

Postby sixsix » February 22nd 2021, 9:39pm

BPACH wrote:Thanks for the welcome. Just got my van home today. I have been lurking and picking up a lot of tips. This site was the reason I chose the Astro. A lot of good information without a lot of snarky comments that ruin the threads.

Haha... boy though, can that change in an instant - I have been known to Nuke threads just 'Showing Up'.

... just laying in wait... screw ups happen somehow - we'll pounce unforgivingly.
Then help you get it all sorted out, adjusted and good to go , Happy as a clam...
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