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Old 09-28-2014, 10:19 AM   #11
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Re: First Day with New to Me '96...a bit over the moon...

Great van, great floor plan. Thanks for the pics. I love the white/black.

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Old 09-28-2014, 10:43 AM   #12
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Re: First Day with New to Me '96...a bit over the moon...

Agreed, a very nice find and I also love that floor plan. It allows people to remain sleeping in the back while others are busy doing things in the front section. Lots of windows is a plus for light and viewing what is going on outside. It also looks to be very clean, especially after your cleaning party you had with it. Congrats!
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Old 09-28-2014, 09:01 PM   #13
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Thank you for the good wishes gents. Another day of fine tuning...and a project in the "what did you do to your SMB" section...

Finished up with a couple of photos on the ridge line above Cardiff by the Sea beach on an unusually cloudy, tropical SoCal evening....
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Old 09-29-2014, 08:54 AM   #14
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welcome! very nice and great trade!!! looks like it cleaned up well.

im really curious about the windows in the very back. they look like stock 15 passenger windows, but van appears to be a cargo. would you mind getting some close up pix of those for me? since the van is new to you, you likely dont have any info, but if you do, id love to know more about them.
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Shenrie, it has passenger side door windows too. I bet it was just one of those cargo models ordered with glass in the side and rear doors. I see a lot of those around here.
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Old 09-29-2014, 09:04 AM   #16
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huh, i didnt know you could mix match windows. i know the windows in the doors were an option, but i thought with the rest it was either a passenger or a cargo, period. ive never seen a van with just the utmost rear windows in place and none of the others. pretty cool.
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Old 09-29-2014, 10:17 AM   #17
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huh, i didnt know you could mix match windows. i know the windows in the doors were an option, but i thought with the rest it was either a passenger or a cargo, period. ive never seen a van with just the utmost rear windows in place and none of the others. pretty cool.
My fault Shenrie, I misunderstood what you were saying. I see now what you mean and I would like to know too. I thought you were meaning the rear door windows........Doh!
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Old 09-29-2014, 11:00 AM   #18
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Re: First Day with New to Me '96...a bit over the moon...

We need close ups interior and exterior of those, please! They look slightly canted, which if they really are and it is not an optical illusion, is unique. Maybe JWA knows who makes these.

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welcome! very nice and great trade!!! looks like it cleaned up well.

im really curious about the windows in the very back. they look like stock 15 passenger windows, but van appears to be a cargo. would you mind getting some close up pix of those for me? since the van is new to you, you likely dont have any info, but if you do, id love to know more about them.

Of Course. I will gladly take additional photos and get them to you later this evening.

Thank you for the kind comments....
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Old 09-30-2014, 03:14 AM   #20
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Re: First Day with New to Me '96...a bit over the moon...

Congrats!

I'd love to compare vans sometime. I've been thinking of changing our interior to be more like yours.
Are you in Cardiff? I'm in Encinitas, just moved from Cardiff.
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