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 Post subject: Lifted 4WD 5 Speed
PostPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:01 am 
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Location: Misty Mountains of Cowichan BC.
1800 Canadian Dollars obo
Located on Vancouver Island BC Canada
Mail me at doyoulikeithere (at) gmail dot you know..

Many of you will remember this van from my posts on the site. Well the engine blew up a piston. Grrrrrr.
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So, There is NO engine in the van but it has the complete custom 5 speed 4wd drivetrain and lift and tires etc. It just needs a 4.3 engine.
Originally the van was an 87 2wd with a factory T5 transmission.
The OEM 2wd T5 trans has been modified into a 4wd trans with an NP231C tcase and a mechanical speedo drive. Trans and T-Case were both overhauled professionally.
S10 ZR2 Leaf spring lift with overland shackles, upgraded newer torsion bars, Manually operated front S10 axle. The seats and body could use a lil TLC but are sound.
I never thought I would be offering up my baby, but, I'm broke, in debt, and dont have time or money to work on this plaything anymore. She needs a loving home .
I also have a complete working 2WD T5 Transmission and Tons of other Astro Parts including Edelbrock Manifolds, Hedman Hedders, 4bbl Carbs, Distributors and more.
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1996 Kawasaki KLR 650 - Green.
2006 Kawasaki KLR 650 - Red.
1987 Astro - With 5 Speed & 4wd.
1990 Astro - AWD
1990 Safari - GT.

 Post subject: Re: Lifted 4WD 5 Speed
PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 2:31 am 
I sleep in my van

Joined: Sun Jan 13, 2008 5:23 am
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You should consider keeping it until summer. Just go to DMV and get a non op certificate and park it off the street. When the nice weather arrives, you may get the energy to get a used 4.3 -at pic your part.

Your fortunes will improve, and eventually you can fix it.

Just thinking,


 Post subject: Re: Lifted 4WD 5 Speed
PostPosted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:15 pm 
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Bummer! Hate to see you have to sell it.

Selah, WA
-96 GMC Safari AWD Hi-Top Conversion -->Stalled 5.3L swap & 5" lift
-74 Ford Bronco -->Far from perfect but mine!
-99 V-10 Ford Super Duty Super Cab 4x4 -->Stock with 285 Cooper ATs
-00 Ford Focus Wagon -->The Red Turd
-95 Ford 24' Class C Motorhome -->My big block sleeper
-07 Can-Am Outlander XT -->My yellow 4x4 quad for work & play
-04 Ski Doo REV Summit -->Still several chassis behind!

No new projects until the current ones are done!

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