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New member: New Forest UK, 1999 Astro.

Postby SteveMaher [OP] » October 7th 2009, 5:20pm

Hello all,

I'm just about (subject to final negotiation of seat belt issues) take delivery of a 1999 import from Japan. I've been looking for sometime for a astro and i've almost found the one that ticks all of the boxes that I had !!

The problem with it is the seatbelts are all lap belts on all of the rear seats, the sell does have a set of the other seatbelts however we are unsure if they will fit correctly yet. Can someone tell me will it be easy to get the correct seatbelts from sellers stateside should this not work out, as it would be a show stopper and a great shame if I can't resolve this minor - yet very important for the kids! problem.

Already looking forward to finding all of the toys/extras and improvements that I can make !!

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Re: New member: New Forest UK, 1999 Astro.

Postby astro355 » October 7th 2009, 8:13pm

Welcome to the site.

Do you have any pics of your van?

Regarding your seats, do you have middle and rear bench seats?
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Re: New member: New Forest UK, 1999 Astro.

Postby SteveMaher [OP] » October 7th 2009, 10:39pm

Hi - no pics yet as I forgot to take my camera with me! Its a nice metallic black color.

The seats have a rear bench seat and two futher revolving seats, I know that the middle seat of the rear bench might be an issue, however I can't do without normal belts on the remainder of the seats as these will be the ones used most of the time.


astro355 wrote:Welcome to the site.

Do you have any pics of your van?

Regarding your seats, do you have middle and rear bench seats?
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Re: New member: New Forest UK, 1999 Astro.

Postby Mr_Bowtie » October 14th 2009, 11:50am

Welcome to the site! 8-)
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Re: New member: New Forest UK, 1999 Astro.

Postby astroturf » October 15th 2009, 2:54am

All of that stuff oughta be available. You may have to visit a junk yard to get it. But on a 99, still plenty of them around. Hope your purchase goes well, and welcome to the board. Jim
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Re: New member: New Forest UK, 1999 Astro.

Postby Big_kid » October 16th 2009, 5:18am

Welcome aboard!
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