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? about color?

Postby jeff's93astro [OP] » October 25th 2009, 5:38am

ok i've been talking to the insurance company about my van and i dont think they're gonna give me what i want for it so my question is i've found a blue astro good shape but the interior is blue and is not as nice as the interior that was in my safari and i'm wanting to get other peoples opinion on a blue van with redish/maroon interior
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Re: ? and color?

Postby Mr_Bowtie » October 25th 2009, 5:40am

Thats the orginal color combination? Thats a little weird, but if you like the Van I wouldn't let it bother you too much. Can you keep your Safari and swap the interiors?
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Re: ? about color?

Postby jeff's93astro [OP] » October 25th 2009, 5:43am

this why i want the blue one which has blue interior and my white safari has red interior and was a one owner so other than headliner interior is like new
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Re: ? about color?

Postby Mr_Bowtie » October 25th 2009, 5:45am

Ya I remember that........just wondering if they will let you have your Safari? Good source of parts for you and you could use the interior too.
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Re: ? about color?

Postby jeff's93astro [OP] » October 25th 2009, 5:46am

yea that white one was a southern van no rust! and only had 128,000miles
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Re: ? about color?

Postby Mr_Bowtie » October 25th 2009, 5:53am

Thats not even right..........someone should have ran into one of my Vans instead.
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Re: ? about color?

Postby jeff's93astro [OP] » October 25th 2009, 6:03am

oh if you think thats bad it was an older man that owned it was only him and his wife ever in it and his mother sat in it once in the first row seat the back seat was never sat in and in the very back it still had the plastic on the carpet until i took it out little over 2yrs ago and also have the window sticker, the production papers they come with from the factory, and the vinyl cover with the owners manual in it and the pages weren't even bent back its like brand new and i went back and asked him about the owners manual he only opened it one time when he first bought it
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Re: ? about color?

Postby Munken » October 25th 2009, 6:45am

If you get the blue from the insurance company, and you can keep the white.
I would drive the blue until I repaired the white for sure. And not take any part from the white.

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Re: ? about color?

Postby jeff's93astro [OP] » October 25th 2009, 7:12am

the only thing about the white one is i cant afford to take out the windows and cut the whole panel out i would have to take it out right above or right below the pinstriping
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Re: ? about color?

Postby Munken » October 25th 2009, 4:06pm

I can not really see in the picture if you have openable sidewindow or not. If you have, it´s only 8 philips screw and 6 rivet to take it out. If it´s not openable like the rear side window it come out with a carpet knife and a little lub from the inside. It take a little time but it works.
(the glass shop do it in 10 minutes, I did it in 4 hours).

I have taken out all the windows on my Astro myself and it is not 1% as good condition as yours, but I think it's worth it.
IF I had a Astro in same condition as yours, I would not even think of other opportunities than to repair it in the best way. With my Astro the choice was to repair it or take it to junkyard. I chose to repair it, because I think it's a waste of Astros.

I understand if you are short of money and you have a deadline to keep. But it is my opinion, what you do is up to you.

Maybe I'm crazy, but I can not really see the problem.

I hope that everything will be fine in the end.

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