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Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: Lister] #745107
February 09th 2019 9:25 pm
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Being patient and finding a good one is worth the effort. Better luck with the next one.

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Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: Lister] #745109
February 09th 2019 10:33 pm
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Dont be in a hurry there are lots out there ...... be picky but not to picky after all your looking at a 25 yr old veh, there will always be something to fix after you get it.


Good things come to those who are patient ...

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SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: Lister] #745110
February 10th 2019 12:46 am
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Nice van $2500 Red G20 95 its not a conversion but you can make it one .....lol

Autotrader has a lot of 'em

https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-sale/vehicledetails.xhtml?listingId=506497678&zip=72002&referrer=%2Fcars-for-sale%2Fsearchresults.xhtml%3Fzip%3D72002%26startYear%3D1990%26numRecords%3D100%26vehicleStyleCodes%3DVANMV%26incremental%3Dall%26endYear%3D1995%26modelCodeList%3DCHEG10%252CCHEG20%252CCHEG30%26makeCodeList%3DCHEV%26listingTypes%3DUSED%26sortBy%3Drelevance%26firstRecord%3D0%26marketExtension%3Don%26searchRadius%3D0&listingTypes=USED&startYear=1990&numRecords=100&vehicleStyleCodes=VANMV&firstRecord=0&endYear=1995&modelCodeList=CHEG10%2CCHEG20%2CCHEG30&makeCodeList=CHEV&searchRadius=0&makeCode1=CHEV&modelCode1=CHEG20&digitalRetail=true&clickType=listing


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: Lister] #745157
February 11th 2019 11:57 am
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Yeah i've changed my mindset about buying, I'd settle for just 'good bones' and I can deal with the rest, after all it wont be anything like a daily driver.
These two i've seen though both had motor and/or trans issues. Not buying a van with a leaking water pump and temp gauge not working. Also not buying one with a trans that whines when you are on the gas.
Theres one about 4 hours away from here in Texas, another Explorer edition im hoping to see this week. Fingers crossed on that one although its a 4 hour drive home so it better be ok


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Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: Lister] #745160
February 11th 2019 1:41 pm
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Lister being picky can pay off.
We went looking for quite a while before finding our '95. Since we already had two vans at the time we were in no hurry.
It's a G20 Sherry conversion and when we found it, 4 years or so ago, it was one owner, kept inside with only 29K miles and had the original tires from 1995 still on it! It was part of a living estate sale and a little more money but was exactly what we were looking for.
BTW be careful! Vans have always been very addictive. While we've been as low as two, we're at four right now........ lol


“A van may be safe in the garage, but that's not what vans are for.”

Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: CatFish] #745170
February 11th 2019 3:50 pm
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Originally Posted by CatFish
Lister being picky can pay off.
We went looking for quite a while before finding our '95. Since we already had two vans at the time we were in no hurry.
It's a G20 Sherry conversion and when we found it, 4 years or so ago, it was one owner, kept inside with only 29K miles and had the original tires from 1995 still on it! It was part of a living estate sale and a little more money but was exactly what we were looking for.
BTW be careful! Vans have always been very addictive. While we've been as low as two, we're at four right now........ lol


woah! Yeah I can see that totally. I need one for camping, excursions etc but I'd love an old 70s one to bring out on Sundays and restore too


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Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: Lister] #745183
February 11th 2019 8:04 pm
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Going to see this one tomorrow, 5 hours away by bus. I hope its good or its another 5 hours bus ride back!
Got a good feeling about it though, fingers crossed

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Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: Lister] #745187
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Another Explorer?

Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: Dyno_Dave] #745193
February 12th 2019 1:14 am
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Yep! I love that edition.
I really hope I come home with it!

The last one I looked at had a sunroof above the bed, this one doesnt seem to, I wonder if that was an aftermarket addition


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Re: Hi all - about to buy a G20 [Re: Dyno_Dave] #745195
February 12th 2019 1:56 am
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Originally Posted by Dyno_Dave
Another Explorer?


He wants to go Exploring .... lol


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
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