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OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby tommycat97 [OP] » July 8th 2010, 3:55pm

I bought my 97 Astro from my mom 2 years ago, I am the third owner. We are a family of 8 looking to not yet have to drive a bus model and this fits the bill. I have a utility trailer, hitch rack, and bike rack for it. All this making it my I can do anything, any where, name your time and place :twisted: , vehicle. Many hours have been spent in the fixing/driving of this van, we are now @ 220k :lol: hoping for at least twice that :pray: As I am a drive it like you stole it, even down backroads ( :oops: ) person, (at least this is what hubby calls it) :layrubber: and as we have so many miles, I tend to be doing a lot of work on it lately. I am excited to see this site! I am looking forward to picking some brains for information so I hope you are all ready :D

I will upload pics later I have to switch puters for that :doh:
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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby castle_Rock » July 8th 2010, 4:19pm

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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby Woodweasel » July 8th 2010, 4:22pm

WELCOME!!! :wave:

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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby Mr_Bowtie » July 8th 2010, 4:23pm

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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby 94 Van Guy » July 8th 2010, 4:43pm

Welcome, I'm sure you will find all the help you need.

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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby tommycat97 [OP] » July 8th 2010, 8:02pm

Ok so as I got out and actually turned the key I see that I am actually @ 209k but give me a few weeks and I'll get there :)
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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby Leeann_93 » July 8th 2010, 10:18pm

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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby tedanderson » July 8th 2010, 10:22pm

Welcome to the site! It sounds like you know enough for us to pick your brain too! :)
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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby Duster776 » July 9th 2010, 2:57am

Welcome! This is a great site with lots of info as well as knowledgeable folks as well.
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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby cowboydan » July 9th 2010, 10:44pm

Leeann_93 wrote:Welcome!

I'm a drive it like you stole it kinda girl, too ;)


with a few selected parts, you'll be able to drive it like a race car
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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

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Re: OK, Awesome site for my need to fix my own :)

Postby astroturf » July 10th 2010, 12:18am

Welcome Aboard the Board Tommy Cat

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