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Old 07-24-2018, 08:17 PM   #1
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Finally, a project van !!!

Cool van to learn some new skills and have some fun on it.

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Old 07-24-2018, 08:26 PM   #2
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Cool van to learn some new skills and have some fun on it.

https://www.ggauctionsonline.net/cgi...071172/showall
Is that over in Apopka at Gideons?

I've watched but never bid on anything. Stuff there seems artificially high priced.

SWEEEEEEET van!!
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:28 PM   #3
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Is that over in Apopka at Gideons?

I've watched but never bid on anything. Stuff there seems artificially high priced.

SWEEEEEEET van!!
well, that one is as cheap as it gets for an extended van.
no complaints from me based on the prices I've been following
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well, that one is as cheap as it gets for an extended van.
no complaints from me based on the prices I've been following
There's a nearly identical van at a local church I've been keeping an eye on. If I ever see it for sale its MINE!

Congrats again, man! I love those classic GM vans.
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:33 PM   #5
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There's a nearly identical van at a local church I've been keeping an eye on. If I ever see it for sale its MINE!

Congrats again, man! I love those classic GM vans.
thanks dude, I figured this a good start for me.
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Old 07-24-2018, 08:41 PM   #6
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Raul, you feeling ok?

You did what?

I can hardly believe what I read here.

Lots of fun there and a good choice bud.

Lots of learning for you ahead and basically seems like a very sound vehicle.
Just right for your family to start with.
Enjoy man, glad you finally found something you like.



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Old 07-24-2018, 08:46 PM   #7
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Raul, you feeling ok?
You did what?

I can hardly believe what I read here.

Lots of fun there and a good choice bud.

Lots of learning for you ahead and basically seems like a very sound vehicle.
Just right for your family to start with.
Enjoy man, glad you finally found something you like.
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yeah, it only took . . .
2 years + LOL
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Now you will need to buy lots of bandages and hire a nurse.
Be careful with those pinkies man!


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Old 07-25-2018, 03:11 PM   #10
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Roaches !!!

Went to get van today.

Money breakdown:
Van - $1250
New tag, registration, fees - $550
Insurance $150/year
Total $1950

The Good:
4 new nice looking tires
working AC
Starts, stops, no issues on the drive

The bad:
Roach infestation (left the van at a local home depot) - planning on stripping everything down to metal and plastic, then fumigating everything.
Engine oil leak - There was oil dripping everywhere, and they even had old engine oil bottles & funnel stored under the hood within the engine . . .

The bright side - it was a church van so... the roaches are holy & the oil has been blessed !
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