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OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby AlpineVan [OP] » October 23rd 2020, 6:30pm

This 2003 AWD with less than 100k on the clock met its demise some time around 2006....sitting on the driveway not running. Insurance deemed it to be an electrical fire.

It was my parents' van, ordered to their specifications brand new. It had all the mechanical goodies available, and a pretty much base spec interior. It was kind of a rad van.

Given the astonishing list of electrical problems with it, for such a new vehicle at the time, the electrical fire just kinda made sense. This thing should have been lemon-law'd, but may it be remembered in this forum post, lol.
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Re: OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby Leeann_93Leeann_93 is online! » October 23rd 2020, 11:11pm

Wow :shock:
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Re: OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby Big_kid » October 23rd 2020, 11:54pm

I'm glad it wasn't on the road when that happened! Looks like it was as nice van at one time though.
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Re: OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby markmitch » October 24th 2020, 1:20am

that totally sucks! sorry to see that though. Cause?
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Re: OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby CopperFiremistCopperFiremist is online! » October 24th 2020, 1:33am

Mark is that the one you worked on?
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Re: OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby AstroWill » October 24th 2020, 2:13am

CopperFiremist wrote:Mark is that the one you worked on?

:rofl:

Trolls take away from productive work, best to ignore them & go about your business.
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Re: OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby GodIsBed » October 24th 2020, 4:56am

you parting out any of it? I'd buy those wheels and tires and pay for shipping.
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Re: OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby Leeann_93Leeann_93 is online! » October 24th 2020, 3:06pm

Mark, if you read the original post, he says what killed it.

GodIsBed, he says that it died about 2006, so I'm guessing it's long gone.
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Re: OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby GodIsBed » October 24th 2020, 5:53pm

oops, sorry!
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Re: OLD PICS of the loss of a family van.

Postby backinabox » October 28th 2020, 2:22am

That is so sad to see. I hate to see any vehicle burned especially one of our vans...I know all too well what the after math smells like...
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