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#570589 - June 24th 2012 8:35 pm Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: badassastro]
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Registered: February 25th 2011 10:05 pm
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Finished rear panels

Added a 2.5 lb chrome fire extinguher and a Mag flash light.


Pretty much done, just a couple little things.

HaHa, thats funny, are they really ever done.

Now its time to plan custom hood scoop, engine mods & other stuff.
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#571415 - June 28th 2012 1:52 pm Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: badassastro]
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painted my 1:18 Astro to match my full size Astro. I plan to make 1:18 scale pro street rims & tires fit it, kinda like a Mini-Me.

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#571429 - June 28th 2012 3:37 pm Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: badassastro]
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Registered: November 01st 2011 4:11 pm
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Looks cool. cool

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#571493 - June 28th 2012 10:57 pm Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: al55]
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Very very cool! Im in the junk yards on Fridays lookin for parts and look under the hoods of all gm f bodies for that awsome LS1, lookin forward to seeing the van in person!
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#571538 - June 29th 2012 9:37 am Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: Bikertrash00]
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Thank you al55 & Bikertrash.

Down to 12 days til Nats.

Cant see much of my LS1, pretty packed in there, barely see half the intake.

It is a pretty impressive motor and doesnt take much for more horsepower. Being all aluminum, it weighs less than the 4.3 that the Astro came with.

The trucks & vans have pretty much the same motor, just not all aluminum, but are more plentiful & cheaper.
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#583628 - September 13th 2012 12:14 pm Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: badassastro]
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Got to see this in person at the Nats and it was awesome.

Nice meeting you too!
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#591870 - November 12th 2012 1:11 pm Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: badassastro]
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Havent been on here in awhile, my Astro is parked for the winter. Have some plans for the winter - wing, parachute, NOS, cam and an air pan & hood scoop. May not get to all of them, but did scratch one of the list, new tires. Mickey Thompson S/R radials. fronts are 24x5 & the rears are 33x22.




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#591890 - November 12th 2012 4:44 pm Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: badassastro]
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Those are cool!

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#591979 - November 13th 2012 12:24 pm Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: badassastro]
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Madman!


Registered: October 25th 2001 12:00 pm
Posts: 28121
Loc: Dayton, New Jersey, U.S.A.
Saweet!


shift
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http://www.cardomain.com/ride/360991



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#592075 - November 14th 2012 3:57 am Re: Winter project, tubbing my 98 Astro [Re: badassastro]
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Registered: May 26th 2007 10:41 pm
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Thats a whole lot of rubber there ! LOVE THEM ! I also love the Mini mini van ! I would look for a Pro Street Chevelle or ________ in the same scale as the Astro, steal the rear axle from it for the Astro model. . . . get you real close to the look of the real deal.
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