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02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safari )

Postby Big_kid [OP] » May 3rd 2015, 7:50pm

yadda yadda yadda...

http://www.publicsurplus.com/sms/auctio ... uc=1360489

(But who came up with the word "vanette"?)
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby Lumpy » May 3rd 2015, 8:03pm

Big_kid wrote:
...But who came up with the word "vanette"?


Perhaps it's pronounced van-AY
Sort of like CHEV-ro-LAY


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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby Big_kid [OP] » May 3rd 2015, 10:51pm

Kinda like FRITO-LET?
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby WoodButcher » May 3rd 2015, 11:00pm

$4k now. Too rich for my tastes w/o seeing it firsthand.
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby Leeann_93 » May 4th 2015, 12:46am

wtf is a vanette? It says Safari on it, advertise it as such.
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby Lumpy » May 4th 2015, 1:05am

Big_kid wrote:Kinda like FRITO-LET?


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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby Astrofarian » May 4th 2015, 2:09am

Or Bi-DET?
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby AstroWill » May 4th 2015, 7:28am

Big_kid wrote:(But who came up with the word "vanette"?)

Bristow, VA School Trans System? ROFL I like how they listed the miles at 506080(Obvious typo).

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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby chevymaher » May 4th 2015, 9:33am

It is Vanette White, a prize on Wheel of Fortune.
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby Big_kid [OP] » May 4th 2015, 1:06pm

If it gets a flat, does Pat Say "Jack it up and put the spare on"?
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby Big_kid [OP] » May 4th 2015, 4:44pm

17 minutes left and no bids yet. 4K opening is steep.
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby DammitVan » May 4th 2015, 7:08pm

Lumpy wrote:
Big_kid wrote:
...But who came up with the word "vanette"?

Perhaps it's pronounced van-AY
Sort of like CHEV-ro-LAY

Lump



I laughed when I saw this too LOL...
Hey Lump... also sort of like an idiot that can't say minivan, and doesn't consider an Astrofari a "real" van. LOL
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby Lumpy » May 4th 2015, 9:43pm

DammitVan wrote:
...sort of like an idiot...



I think that's pronounced "Id-de-AY' "


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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby Big_kid [OP] » May 5th 2015, 12:22pm

Looks like Van-ay only got one bid and the reserve wasn't met. I'd expect to see it listed again.
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby The Drummer » May 5th 2015, 1:59pm

Around here , old folks like lumpy and chevy :character-oldtimer: , euuuuu i mean like my parents would call a vw wanagon a vanette as in a small van .
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Postby Lumpy » May 5th 2015, 2:02pm

The Drummer wrote:
Around here , hold folks like lumpy and chevy...



Hold folks ... :rofl:


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Postby The Drummer » May 5th 2015, 2:12pm

I new i d screw it up some how grrrrr lmao, i was told as a kid that if i ever made fun of old peeps i would be punish ,well there it is , i just never tgought it would be this quick :)
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Re: 02 GMC "Vanette"? WTH? (looks like a nice low miles Safa

Postby AstroWill » May 5th 2015, 2:25pm

I hear that the first thing to go is your memory, next your typing skills. :)

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