2024 Thesamba vanagon - USA - West Hills, California Map. Seller: vwcultmember. Vanagon Steering Knuckles (S) $25 each. Yesterday 6:08 pm. USA - West Hills, California Map. Seller: vwcultmember. …

 
Posted: Wed May 02, 2018 8:04 am Post subject: Running Issues: sputtering, bucking, etc. [SOLVED!] I've got a stock 86 Vanagon that has run like a champ for over a year of daily driving. Silky smooth and glorious. A couple of weeks ago I noticed a subtle change to the power curve. It felt weak under load and had a reduced top speed.. Thesamba vanagon

Posted: Yesterday 4:45 pm Post subject: Re: 1990 Vanagon Rebuild Woes. Generally, I’m only doing a compression test on a more modern engine isolating an engine miss from a low pressure cylinder. It’s extremely rare for an engine to loose compression on a cylinder. More common is fuel and ignition.Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2022 12:49 pm Post subject: Re: Jalousie (louvered) windows in a Vanagon. ALIKA T3 wrote: MarkWard wrote: I totally missed that the vanagon window frame was mated to the jalousie frame. Using Lexan in place of stock glass, you could make any size you needed to work in the sliding door window.Jan 2, 2021. #14. coguzzi said: thats where the name comes from, but its the most extensive VW forum out there--at least in the US. thesamba.com. that said, mechanical parts are not any different on a syncro DOKA than a normal syncro vanagon. unless your talking a factory syncro 16, or a factory diesel varient.Mar 8, 2016 · 1: between the intake plenum and fuel pressure regulator. 2: between the throttle body and the line going to the evap valve. 3: between the evap valve and the hard line (purple) 4: Plenum to brake booster check valve (this is not the 3.5mm - it's much bigger) The only problem I had in replacing my 3.5 vacuum line was the connection between the ... Extra cross bar length is good. Give you something solid to tie things down with, and once you have a roof rack you will wish for more. LIke the basket. If you have a few inches off each side, you can asymmetrically mount the basket, leaving a large space on the other side for a pair of bikes, skis, rocket box, etc.Nov 1, 2023 · It was built in 1994 and at the time Porsche had already terminated the B32 production. Acquiring one of the 11 B32's was near impossible. Also time had passed and Porsche had evolved their technology, refining the air-cooled six cylinder engine for the 964 model. Location: Toronto. Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:45 am Post subject: Re: Rear axle nut (s) - the battle begins. Torque is 369 ft lbs, which is roughly equivalent to a 185 pound person standing on a breaker bar two feet out from the nut. That is if the nut isn't rusty. To increase your chances of success, maybe try heating the nut up with a torch.Location: San Diego. Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:38 pm Post subject: Oil presure light at idle. My oil presure light is blinking at idle. Once past 1000 rpm it goes out. The light only activates after drives that last 1/2 hour or longer and I am not getting the light to activate, at any time, over 1000 rpm.Location: Redwood City, California. Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:04 am Post subject: Re: Tightening the Vent Window. I have a great idea. Take the vent out out and replace it with a Hex screw that you can get an end wrench on and then you can fine tune it. Stacy. _________________. 1987 Syncro Westfalia Triple knob (bastard) 1989 Syncro …If this post gets too hot the mods may change the title to something like "Cantlevered Van shelter with Glass Structure". But that (currently) off-topic glass question is a hot question with lots of answers. One feller says "Window glass at room temperature has a nearly incalculable relaxation time, approaching the age of the universe itself." There are also rear ladders and bike bars. SA upper grills are possible but didn't think it was too exciting because your popular vendors are bringing them in already. It just takes too much energy. I limited ordering to the Vanagon Owners Group on the last two groups. My real job kept getting in the way of the not-for-profit effort. _____Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.Look for the PKN plate under the driver's seat and locate the four-digit sales code: Find the sales code (s) in the master color list below in this post. Note: A repeated sales code (ex. S8S8) indicates a single paint color; two different sales codes (ex. P6J5) indicates a two-tone paint scheme. Where to get touch-up paint.So I just installed Renogy's DC to DC Charger because the solar definitely won't cut it during the winter months. It works but I noticed my starter battery is only reading about 12.7 volts while the van is idling. The aux battery reads 13.7 at the same time. When I unplug the system and run the van, the starting battery is at 13.7 while idling.The Westfalia equipment for the North American Vanagon was completed in the US: Manchester tank, Delta Six accessories, interior lights : all made in and installed in the USA. Each market called for specificities: Germany had their own propane tanks and working pressure, tanks that look way different too, even France had variants.‘89 Vanagon Syncro Camper Low Miles: 40,000 Yesterday 2:56 pm USA - Salt Lake City, Utah Map Seller: Johnflower 87 Vanagon GL Automatic Weekender: 20,000 Yesterday 1:55 pm USA - Long Beach, California Map Seller: frankpanuz: 1986 Vanagon Tintop with Westafalia Interior: 16,500 Yesterday 5:16 am USA - Danbury, Connecticut Map Seller: CJVango There are also rear ladders and bike bars. SA upper grills are possible but didn't think it was too exciting because your popular vendors are bringing them in already. It just takes too much energy. I limited …Use a small screwdriver to pry it up. & carefully pull the tape from the speedo. 3 tabs. Unscrew 4 screws that hold it in place. Remove speedo. 2) Once removed, carefully move needle past the stop and to the mark on the speedo head. ( small car instructions). carefully pull needle from sppedo.At the thermostat end, the pipe just needs a 4" length of straight coolant hose to connect to the thermostat. At the other end, you need a length of hose, 24" or so depending on your setup, to connect the Burley pipe to the coolant pipe heading to the radiator. I used a flex hose which has held up well.Posted: Wed May 02, 2018 8:04 am Post subject: Running Issues: sputtering, bucking, etc. [SOLVED!] I've got a stock 86 Vanagon that has run like a champ for over a year of daily driving. Silky smooth and glorious. A couple of weeks ago I noticed a subtle change to the power curve. It felt weak under load and had a reduced top speed.Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2022 2:22 pm Post subject: Re: K24 Swapped 87 Syncro Camper Build. The K24A8 is factory rated at 168 HP/160 Ft-Lbs of torque at 4000 RPM. The K series engines also have a very, very flat torque curve and can be massaged further through calibration.Dec 23, 2017 · lists the curb wt. as 3296 lbs. That's for a Vanagon "USA Camper"! -- the link says it is a Westy. My '86 Westy feels more like 5000 lbs. -- is the brochure accurate?? Last edited by randywebb on Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:25 pm; edited 1 time in total. Oct 7, 2023 · He offered the drawings for manufacturing up on thesamba a few years ago. Back to top: calsurf Samba Member ... 76 Westy with a 2.5L Subaru SOHC + Vanagon (010 ... VW Vanagon 1990: 6500. Wed Jul 05, 2023 1:05 pm USA - colorado springs, Colorado Map Seller: avery157: 1990 Vanagon Carat - $13000 Or best offer: 13000 Tue Jul 11, 2023 3:55 pm USA - Bend, OR, Oregon Map Seller: robotben: 1990 VW Westfalia: $24000 Sat Jul 15, 2023 10:56 pm USA - Spokane, Washington Map Seller: [email protected] 1990 Volkswagen ...PCV system - ABA Vanangon. So I am sorting out some details before I finally put the ABA in my van. I came across this valve while going through some of my wiring and PCV system. It is located in a big hole just before the throttle body in the intake tube. After a little research it seems it is some kind of valve to help prevent moisture that ...Jan 11, 2013 · At the rear of the van, I place the floor jack at point 1, front of the van gets point 3. To be clear, point 1 is the very center of the round transmission mount when the trans is installed. I pretty much always place jack stands at points A,B,C and D so that they cradle that cross member. Samba Member. Joined: August 21, 2015. Posts: 149. Location: Albuquerque, NM. Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 4:22 pm Post subject: Ultimate Vanagon 2WD LIFT. Here ye Here ye! Chime in & tell us what is the ultimate 2WD lift available?! I know it is a drastic difference between stock vans: '84 (relatively high) and '91 Carat (relatively low).Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobileParts list: SHURflo 4008-101-E65 3.0 Revolution Water Pump: this is the heart of the system; a 12 VDC, 3.0 GPM, 55 PSI, and 7.5 Amps, self priming pump that can run dry, can dry prime to 6 vertical feet, and comes with a 2-year warranty. All plumbing is 1/2" inner diameter.And since the outer-diameter of the timesert is larger than the drain hole, its thread engagement into the aluminum will be stronger, and less liable to strip out itself — plus has a little lip on it that'll prevent it from spinning out its insertion hole (also, use a sealing threadlocker for extra protection).Classic Volkswagen Samba For Sale. + Read More. My Favorite Listings (0) 4 results. Show. 30. Sort by. Recommended. 1973 Volkswagen Samba. Price. Inquire. 1965 …Oct 5, 2011 · Hi Larry, Yeah. If you upgrade your wheels and tires to a larger size than the original 14" wheels, you'll find an improvement in handling and fewer heart attacks on the highway when being passed by semi trucks. Samba Member. Joined: July 25, 2004. Posts: 1224. Location: Portland, Or. Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:55 pm Post subject: T3 "special" models. I thought it might be fun to post pictures of all the crazy "special" model T3 variants that VW produced throughout the years. For example: Fire trucks, ambulance, vending trucks etc.Sep 5, 2023 · ALIKA T3 Samba Member Joined: July 30, 2009 Posts: 6161 Location: Honolulu,Hawaii and France Location: Simi Valley, CA. Posted: Yesterday 7:00 pm Post subject: 1990 Vanagon Rebuild Woes. My 1990 Vanagon has recently had an engine and transmission rebuild. I will withhold the shop name for now. I have had multiple issues since the rebuild and have had to return it to the shop many times. 1. First pickup: van idled high and would stall.I began to keep an eye out on TheSamba.com classifieds for a pair of seats I could buy, that way I could drop off my seats at the upholstry shop and use the ones I …pull out the bottom of the face plate until it clears the wood framing and push down/hammer down (using a long block of wood) on the top edge to release the stove being in the groove at the top of the face plate. The stove top is dadoed into the side panel and the folded down lip goes into the top of the face plate.Audi's and VW's use the 22mm ball seats. Stock Vanagon ball seat lug nuts are 26mm in diameter and the stock ball seat lug bolts (front) are 24.5mm in diameter. Just be sure that you check whether or not a particular ball seat lug fits the intened wheel properly. Some wheels fit a wide range of ball seat lugs, others are more finicky.TERMINOLOGY -. Alignment of the front of the Vanagon is comprised of three main specifications - caster, camber and toe. Caster angle -. The angle of the axis between the upper and lower ball joint, as viewed from the side, relative to 90º from earth, expressed in minutes, degrees inches or millimeters.Feb 10, 2022 · Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2022 5:31 am Post subject: Vanagon Engine Oil & Filters 2022. There is always a desire to discuss what oil to put in the Vanagon Engines. 2.0 Air Cooled. Diesel. 1.9 & 2.1 WBX. Along with a slew of rebuilt modified "improved" versions of the VW power plants. Some old threads get outdated and long in the tooth. I was pleasantly surprised to find that someone had written up an article on how to modify and install those older windows into a Vanagon. Here is the article. I am reasonably proficient with tools and using the instructions I was able to modify a Jalousie window to fit on the middle drivers side above the stove unit.12 mar 2017 ... Mar 12, 2017 - Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.This repair involves drilling holes into the cap's "hole markings", which line up perfectly with the bumper holes, then installing them with the hardware shown. No redrilling of the bumper holes was required. Using the side OEM screw further helps to stabilize the end cap. Hope this helps, and Happy Thanksgiving!Nov 28, 2023 · Posted: Today 2:44 pm Post subject: Re: Trelino composting toilet. $450 - $700 for a port-a-potty??? No thanks. Besides the idea of having to bring along some sawdust to cover the doings (or else it smells) and then finding an appropriate place to dump for composting seems like a lot of extra effort. Location: San Diego. Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:38 pm Post subject: Oil presure light at idle. My oil presure light is blinking at idle. Once past 1000 rpm it goes out. The light only activates after drives that last 1/2 hour or longer and I am not getting the light to activate, at any time, over 1000 rpm.Disadvantages: never seen one in-use/on a Vanagon; what if we don't have 270 degrees to pull the whole thing out; may not have enough 'mounting points' for all the poles/guylines/etc. Sunseeker: 8'x6.5' for $459.58 @rockymountainwesty.com Benefits: cheaper Disadvantages: never seen it on a van; smaller surface areaVersion 2, uses a custom machined hub that slips right onto the Vanagon spindle using Vanagon bearings. The hub has a custom machined hat that accepts a 993 TT rotor. 328mm dia Then I use the famous 993 TT calipers aka "big reds". They mount to the upright using my custom machined caliper adapter. Version 2 is the ultimate in …Samba Member. Joined: July 21, 2004. Posts: 65. Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2006 7:26 pm Post subject: Buzzing shifter driving me nuts. OK, I have a 91 with a buzzing shifter. (Manual of course) I have taken the knob off (Still buzzes), filled the center with silicone, had my mechanic make sure the linkage is in perfect condition and it's still there.Only differences are the central plastic hub diameter is a bit smaller on the Golf needle, and the Vanagon needle appears to have small metal BBs/counterweights imbedded in the backside of the plastic hub whereas the Golf does not. I'll re-install and check the accuracy with my GPS this weekend. Connor.Feb 10, 2014 · Gross vehicle weight (GVWR) at each corner of a van when fully loaded: 1433 lbs. (2WD Vanagon) 1521 lbs. (4WD Vanagon) The above is the minimum weight rating you should use when shopping for new tires. The lowest weight-rated tire originally installed on Vanagons by Volkswagen was 1580 lbs. (load index 97, reinforced sidewalls); derated by 9% ... Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:25 pm Post subject: 2.0 ABA Swap. Some of you may remember my recent 2.2 Subaru thread. Well, I've continued to keep my eyes open, and do my research, and I am now leaning towards a 2.0 ABA swap at 50 degrees. I didn't realize there was so much information on this swap here on the Samba, and elsewhere.Location: NW Surrey, UK. Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:02 am Post subject: If anyone's interested I can take a few shots of the genuine OEM SA mudflaps on my 1995 SA Microbus. The body has brackets spot-welded onto the rear chassis rails ready to take the flaps, which are made from a very dense rubber compound.Nov 28, 2023 · Posted: Today 2:44 pm Post subject: Re: Trelino composting toilet. $450 - $700 for a port-a-potty??? No thanks. Besides the idea of having to bring along some sawdust to cover the doings (or else it smells) and then finding an appropriate place to dump for composting seems like a lot of extra effort. 12 mar 2017 ... Mar 12, 2017 - Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.PCV system - ABA Vanangon. So I am sorting out some details before I finally put the ABA in my van. I came across this valve while going through some of my wiring and PCV system. It is located in a big hole just before the throttle body in the intake tube. After a little research it seems it is some kind of valve to help prevent moisture that ...1987 2WD Wolfsburg Vanagon Weekender "Mango", two fully locked 80 Series LandCruisers. 2016 Subaru Outback boxer. 1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20V with rear locking differential. 1988 Mitsubishi Van w/ dual spinny seats, mid engine and solid axle.1990 burgundy parts Vanagon. 1984 Porsche 944, 1992 Lexus LS400, 1988 Toyota …Samba Member. Joined: July 30, 2009. Posts: 6184. Location: Honolulu,Hawaii and France. Posted: Today 11:36 am Post subject: Re: Nissens Radiator Plug. Gauche1968 wrote: I am replacing the radiator with a new Nissens. There is a plastic plug where the fan sensor goes that looks like it takes a huge allen wrench to get off, but …Mar 30, 2022 · Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2022 5:01 pm Post subject: Bus Depot Vanagon Door Mirror Upgrade and Vanagon Power Mirrors Hi! I've searched the topics in this forum for discussions about Land Rover mirrors on Vanagon, but haven't seen any answers to my questions. The time now is Today 3:42 am. Gallery Index. Latest Entry. Stolen. Japan 1953. kalymnos. STOLEN: 1984 Vanagon Westfalia Stolen from Oakland. RecklessRudy. Our van was stolen between Saturday, January 8th - Monday, January 10th from the Grand Lake neighborhood in Oakland.When the Vanagon was introduced to the press years ago, the press was shown a head on crash test of a Vanagon and a full size Audi. The press was uninanimous in that none of them would have wanted to be in the Audi. I saw those pics on the gallery first, and thought this was a recent accident. glad you made it okay.1: between the intake plenum and fuel pressure regulator. 2: between the throttle body and the line going to the evap valve. 3: between the evap valve and the hard line (purple) 4: Plenum to brake booster check valve (this is not the 3.5mm - it's much bigger) The only problem I had in replacing my 3.5 vacuum line was the connection between the ...1982 Volkswagen Vanagon: $20000 Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:47 pm USA - Bonney Lake, Washington Map Seller: Gallommen: 87 VW Vanagon with remodeled: 28000 obo Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:28 pm USA - Auburn, California Map Seller: Sophia8er: 1989 Vanagon Westfalia Automatic: 38,000 Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:03 pm USA - Brooklyn, New York Map Seller: Brooklyn_Vanagon1985 Pop Top Weekender Vanagon (my 19yo son's first car. father/son project) 1985 Pop Top Weekender Vanagon w/ 2.5 Subaru. Past: 1976 Rabbit diesel (my first car). RIP. totaled by drunk driver (not me!) 1973 Pop Top Westfalia Weekender Bus. RIP. Blown engine due to 25yo ignorant of VW maintenance (me). 1986 Vanagon …'84 Vanagon GL 1.9 WBX '86 Westy Weekender Poptop/2.5 Subaru/5 Speed Posi/Audi Front Brakes/16 x 7 Mercedes Wheels - answers to 'Dixie' @jakedevilliersmusic1Just came across this whilst Googling for 'Subaru cluster in Vanagon'.. anyhoo, I shot that video in the first post ! Thought people might be interested to hear of my progress since last year. I run two T3 Syncro's one with an AFN TDI, the other with a 2000my EJ25. My intention is to get the Passat instrument cluster working in both vans.The 02 sensor is telling the ecu the fuel/air mix in the exhaust and the ecu is compensating the injector opening times according to that. When you disconnect it, it goes into default mode. But if a sensor is telling the ECU bad info, then it is not compensating correctly, which gives you the result you have.'84 Vanagon GL 1.9 WBX '86 Westy Weekender Poptop/2.5 Subaru/5 Speed Posi/Audi Front Brakes/16 x 7 Mercedes Wheels - answers to 'Dixie' @jakedevilliersmusic1May 9, 2023 · Samba Member. Joined: February 22, 2004. Posts: 3903. Location: Redwood City, California. Posted: Mon May 08, 2023 5:31 pm Post subject: Syncrofest Hollister 2023. Again a great show celebrating The Vanagon Marque, both 2 and 4 Wd. The new organizers put a slightly different twist but everyone seemed to have a great time. Only differences are the central plastic hub diameter is a bit smaller on the Golf needle, and the Vanagon needle appears to have small metal BBs/counterweights imbedded in the backside of the plastic hub whereas the Golf does not. I'll re-install and check the accuracy with my GPS this weekend. Connor.pull out the bottom of the face plate until it clears the wood framing and push down/hammer down (using a long block of wood) on the top edge to release the stove being in the groove at the top of the face plate. The stove top is dadoed into the side panel and the folded down lip goes into the top of the face plate.Apr 9, 2021 · Vehicle Signal Boosters - They are designed for cars, trucks, RVs, SUVs, boats, and fleet vehicles. Keep in mind that for a cell phone signal booster to work, there must be an existing signal outside your home, office, or vehicle. A cell phone signal booster enhances existing signal, it does not create it. Jan 2, 2021. #14. coguzzi said: thats where the name comes from, but its the most extensive VW forum out there--at least in the US. thesamba.com. that said, mechanical parts are not any different on a syncro DOKA than a normal syncro vanagon. unless your talking a factory syncro 16, or a factory diesel varient.At Acadia National Park CG, they are piled up outside the trash bins. Plenty are 1/2 full, 1/4 fill exactly. When I showed a young nephew this, he went around getting them and three families had free fuel for the week!Samba Member. Joined: July 25, 2004. Posts: 1224. Location: Portland, Or. Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:55 pm Post subject: T3 "special" models. I thought it might be fun to post pictures of all the crazy "special" model T3 variants that VW produced throughout the years. For example: Fire trucks, ambulance, vending trucks etc.With no support in the low quality joint, the ball becomes loose prematurely leading to failure. Because the new T3 joint has a plastic liner with full support, this will not happen. 2) The other key feature of the new T3 joint, and a problematic issue with the low quality joint, is articulation.The Westfalia equipment for the North American Vanagon was completed in the US: Manchester tank, Delta Six accessories, interior lights : all made in and installed in the USA. Each market called for specificities: Germany had their own propane tanks and working pressure, tanks that look way different too, even France had variants.Posts: 60. Location: Sacramento, CA. Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 3:09 pm Post subject: Re: GoWesty upper control arm bushings. Also installed these about 5k miles ago, as part of a full suspension/brake rebuild. Used a mix of Powerflex and Burley, along with the Gowesty pieces for the UCA's.Sep 5, 2023 · ALIKA T3 Samba Member Joined: July 30, 2009 Posts: 6161 Location: Honolulu,Hawaii and France The van starts up fine, initially idles at a slightly higher rpm (1,800) when engine is cold and then once the engine warms up the idle hunts or surges from 1,000 rpms to 1,400 rpms. -Checking the air intake sensor and temperature sensor by putting a different one on. -Replacing the Temp.I've heard lots of folks swear by Wet Okole covers. _____ Casey-- '89 Bluestar ALH w/12mm Waldo pump, PP764 and GT2052 '01 Weekender --> full camperLook for the PKN plate under the driver's seat and locate the four-digit sales code: Find the sales code (s) in the master color list below in this post. Note: A repeated sales code (ex. S8S8) indicates a single paint color; two different sales codes (ex. P6J5) indicates a two-tone paint scheme. Where to get touch-up paint.‘89 Vanagon Syncro Camper Low Miles: 40,000 Yesterday 2:56 pm USA - Salt Lake City, Utah Map Seller: Johnflower 87 Vanagon GL Automatic Weekender: 20,000 Yesterday 1:55 pm USA - Long Beach, California Map Seller: frankpanuz: 1986 Vanagon Tintop with Westafalia Interior: 16,500 Yesterday 5:16 am USA - Danbury, Connecticut Map Seller: CJVangoThe oil stain measures about 4x3 inches. When this image was taken, I hadn't even put a mile on the new engine. The core engine came with a 12 month/12,000 mile warranty. Small catch, if I want to return the engine for a warranty claim I have to ship it back to the builder on my own dime, about a $500 cost. But that would be the least of it.Joined: June 26, 2021. Posts: 878. Location: Northern California. Posted: Yesterday 3:25 pm Post subject: A Christmas Miracle! We came home the other night and the driver’s side electric window refused to operate. Tried the rocker switch several times, but no joy.😢. Today I removed the inside door panel to troubleshoot.Thesamba vanagon

May 9, 2023 · Samba Member. Joined: February 22, 2004. Posts: 3903. Location: Redwood City, California. Posted: Mon May 08, 2023 5:31 pm Post subject: Syncrofest Hollister 2023. Again a great show celebrating The Vanagon Marque, both 2 and 4 Wd. The new organizers put a slightly different twist but everyone seemed to have a great time. . Thesamba vanagon

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Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:03 pm Post subject: Re: Wanted - 85-91 Vanagon Front Seats with Arm Rests - AZ?VW Vanagon 1990: 6500. Wed Jul 05, 2023 1:05 pm USA - colorado springs, …Samba Member. Joined: April 20, 2021. Posts: 75. Location: California. Posted: Yesterday 9:43 pm Post subject: Brazilian piston and cylinders any good? Hello all, in the process of my Rebuild for my 1980 Vanagon and need to replace the Ps&Cs. I have tried searching the answer to my question with little to no luck.84 Vanagon Automatic: $3000 Sun Nov 19, 2023 11:25 am USA - kingston, …Posted: Yesterday 8:06 pm Post subject: Foils for 80-84/85. After much soul searching, I have decided to design a replacement foil for the 80-84/85 years. I am hoping to make it jumper selectable for either diesel or gasoline models. I am hoping to have prototypes mid January but xmas has a way of screwing deliveries up.Joined: April 01, 2020. Posts: 42. Location: hood river. Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2023 1:25 pm Post subject: Custom Vanagon Interior Buildout. Hey Friends and Freaks, my day job is a Sprinter van builder here in the PNW. I'm super lucky to have a unique job and love what I do. So I was incredibly stoked when we had a Vanagon come through the door ...C rated, 18.5 cm wide, 14 inch rims (unless otherwise equipped by the MFGR) -- what a contradiction, right? 25.3 inches overall diameter. Reason on C rated (6 ply) is that these machines are the equivalent of a 1 ton truck... I.E. load it with 2000 pounds of stuff.Oct 14, 2022 | Category: Interior, Other People's Hacks. Vanagon door panels are famous for hot holding up over time. They take a beating, and they also warp quite easily. One …The Vanagon is a heavy vehicle and needs a higher load rating for the tires sidewall. Too low a sidewall load rating and a blowout could easily happen. Make sure …So I just installed Renogy's DC to DC Charger because the solar definitely won't cut it during the winter months. It works but I noticed my starter battery is only reading about 12.7 volts while the van is idling. The aux battery reads 13.7 at the same time. When I unplug the system and run the van, the starting battery is at 13.7 while idling.Sep 9, 2023 · Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2023 12:33 pm Post subject: Re: HERE WE GO!! .... 1990 Tintop! Decided to see how hard the cladding will be to repair. This small Piece goes behind the passenger door and in front of the sliding door, it has both mounting tabs broken off of it and the Jack hole is crushed at the top. Keep the stick. My van came with a nice broom handle with rubber crutch tips, no longer needed after it got new hatch struts. I scouted out a local junkyard and found two Vanagons, both with shot struts, so I took my old stick with me on my next trip to hold up the hatches while I removed the parts I wanted.Oct 15, 2021 · The splined hole at the center of the disc is larger diameter than the stock Vanagon input shafts. The custom TDI Vanagon input shaft is available from various vendors. The DMF will fit in the diesel Vanagon bell housing but requires some slight clearancing (basically around the boss of the clutch release shaft). Our 1984 instrument foil went south two years ago, since then awaiting development of an early-van style thought to have been available maybe 20 months ago, but still not — and …The crash test was full-frontal (50/50) at 31 mph (58 km/h). The result was that the driver of the Volvo would have received a head injury criterion (HIC) of 3868. An HIC of 1000 is considered deadly. The Vanagon driver would receive a HIC of only 155. Furthermore, the "chest impact" for the Volvo driver was 65.the precise origin of the Samba nickname is unclear: sources refer to "samba ... Vanagon name was used in Japan. In the United States, the T4 was marketed as ...Posted: Wed May 02, 2018 8:04 am Post subject: Running Issues: sputtering, bucking, etc. [SOLVED!] I've got a stock 86 Vanagon that has run like a champ for over a year of daily driving. Silky smooth and glorious. A couple of weeks ago I noticed a subtle change to the power curve. It felt weak under load and had a reduced top speed.Disadvantages: never seen one in-use/on a Vanagon; what if we don't have 270 degrees to pull the whole thing out; may not have enough 'mounting points' for all the poles/guylines/etc. Sunseeker: 8'x6.5' for $459.58 @rockymountainwesty.com Benefits: cheaper Disadvantages: never seen it on a van; smaller surface areathe airflow of the Vanagon defrost puts air up high on a tall windshield and has a deadband where the wipers rest. i'm continually reaching out the window, timing my grab and slapping the wiper down to knock slush off. _____-dan 60% of what you find on the internet is wrong, including this post. '87 Westy & '89 Westy both 2.1 4spd Jan 11, 2013 · At the rear of the van, I place the floor jack at point 1, front of the van gets point 3. To be clear, point 1 is the very center of the round transmission mount when the trans is installed. I pretty much always place jack stands at points A,B,C and D so that they cradle that cross member. Remove the handle by taking door panel off and lock screw out. DON'T LOSE ANY PARTS! "Use the SEARCH, Luke" But first visit the Vanagon FAQ! 1990 Multivan EJ 22, Rancho trans 0.82 4th, Small Car front AC, CLKs w/ 215/65-16, homemade big brakes 303mm, Konis, Recaros, etc....The GW GPS speedo acts like a mechanical speedo with a couple of minor exceptions. It takes about 15-20 seconds for the GPS receiver to wake up, and get a fix. Time enough to fiddle with the radio, test the coffee in your sippy cup, and fasten your seatbelt.Dec 23, 2017 · lists the curb wt. as 3296 lbs. That's for a Vanagon "USA Camper"! -- the link says it is a Westy. My '86 Westy feels more like 5000 lbs. -- is the brochure accurate?? Last edited by randywebb on Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:25 pm; edited 1 time in total. Silicone Steering Boots and 930 Cv boots for sale in the classifieds. Syncro transmission upgrade parts in the Classifieds. Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2023 12:47 pm Post subject: Re: 1981 Vangon Radio Previous Owner Carnage. Help! As long as you can find the 12v constant power and pull acc from the ignition.The van starts up fine, initially idles at a slightly higher rpm (1,800) when engine is cold and then once the engine warms up the idle hunts or surges from 1,000 rpms to 1,400 rpms. -Checking the air intake sensor and temperature sensor by putting a different one on. -Replacing the Temp.So, in March 2010 I purchased a 1987 Syncro tintop with front and rear lockers from Justin (Streamline Audio , Vancouver WA). He had converted the engine very nicely to a 1999 2.2 phase II Subaru engine and made some other nice modifications including: • 16” Mercedes wheels. • BFG AT Tires. • Decoupler.Only differences are the central plastic hub diameter is a bit smaller on the Golf needle, and the Vanagon needle appears to have small metal BBs/counterweights imbedded in the backside of the plastic hub whereas the Golf does not. I'll re-install and check the accuracy with my GPS this weekend. Connor.The best posts on Vanagon diagnosis and repair procedures almost always have pictures, so searching for images will get you to the best posts ASAP. Just one example of how the image search is superior to the Bentley alone is the handful of good Samba posts that CLEARLY show the correct orientiation of Vanagon rear brake components.Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:24 am Post subject: Diesel: GoWesty’s radiator baffles installation. I got the Radiator Baffle Set from GoWesty to get more air through my radiator, as the old ones were pretty much deteriorated. As of this writing, the page says this in red lettering: Fit notes: This kit fits all watercooled Vanagon vehicles.Feb 10, 2022 · Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2022 5:31 am Post subject: Vanagon Engine Oil & Filters 2022. There is always a desire to discuss what oil to put in the Vanagon Engines. 2.0 Air Cooled. Diesel. 1.9 & 2.1 WBX. Along with a slew of rebuilt modified "improved" versions of the VW power plants. Some old threads get outdated and long in the tooth. 1987 Vanagon (Tiico) Westy-Dream Van! **REDUCED**. 1985 Vanagon Weekender Wolfsburg Ed. 1987 Vanagon GL full Westfalia, manual, w/records. 1989 Vanagon GL. 1987 T3 Vanagon Syncro Westfalia. Turbo diesel. 1987 GoWesty Westfalia Vanagon Full Camper. 1985 VW Westfalia Weekender FULLY RESTORED!!Jul 9, 2021 · The wipers are new tricos. During use, even with a replacement arm, they slowly walk off to the left. I had to stop at 10:00 last night in a deluge with my 10mm wrench and adjust them. The gowesty one has multiple reported failures in the Subaru vanagon lists. Ive been using a 3 dollar proximity sensor running straight off the cv bolts with a bracket I made myself for over 2 years with zero failure on my DIY conversion. I keep a backup in my glove box just in case. *edit*, im using the "poor man" VSS _____Posts: 16457. Location: Retired South Florida. Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:08 pm Post subject: On these older vans one tip is to back off the parking break adjustment, before attempting to adjust the rear brakes. This is done by backing off the 6mm nut located at the junction under the van where the two cables meet.At the thermostat end, the pipe just needs a 4" length of straight coolant hose to connect to the thermostat. At the other end, you need a length of hose, 24" or so depending on your setup, to connect the Burley pipe to the coolant pipe heading to the radiator. I used a flex hose which has held up well.Apr 9, 2021 · Vehicle Signal Boosters - They are designed for cars, trucks, RVs, SUVs, boats, and fleet vehicles. Keep in mind that for a cell phone signal booster to work, there must be an existing signal outside your home, office, or vehicle. A cell phone signal booster enhances existing signal, it does not create it. May 3, 2011 · Samba Member. Joined: June 24, 2006. Posts: 1564. Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 12:21 pm Post subject: Quick pop top painting questions. I was planning on repainting my top because it has faded streaks in it. I'm replacing the pop top seal, so I figured I'd do it all at once. I read a lot of posts about the subject, but still have some questions. Jun 14, 2013 · So, in March 2010 I purchased a 1987 Syncro tintop with front and rear lockers from Justin (Streamline Audio , Vancouver WA). He had converted the engine very nicely to a 1999 2.2 phase II Subaru engine and made some other nice modifications including: • 16” Mercedes wheels. • BFG AT Tires. • Decoupler. 27 nov 2023 ... Only at $280 with 4 days left. White 1986 GL (tintop) with automatic. They claim it needs engine (and it might!). Apparently has 4 Mercedes ...Jan 19, 2018 · The gowesty one has multiple reported failures in the Subaru vanagon lists. Ive been using a 3 dollar proximity sensor running straight off the cv bolts with a bracket I made myself for over 2 years with zero failure on my DIY conversion. I keep a backup in my glove box just in case. *edit*, im using the "poor man" VSS _____ The other switch is open with no oil pressure and closes when oil pressure rises to about 0.9 bar, thus called the 0.9 bar switch. The 0.9 bar switch is located below the water pump & crank pulley, near the oil pump. The monitoring system watches the 0.3 bar switch below 2000 RPM and ignores the 0.9 bar switch.Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:48 pmPost subject: Could it be "Vanagon Syndrome?" I have a strange situation happening and I am reaching out here to the great minds on the Samba for thoughts and guidance. My Orly Blue 1988 (2.1l) Vanagon started exhibiting an intermittent engine stumble. The motor was rebuilt two years ago and starts right up ...Disadvantages: never seen one in-use/on a Vanagon; what if we don't have 270 degrees to pull the whole thing out; may not have enough 'mounting points' for all the poles/guylines/etc. Sunseeker: 8'x6.5' for $459.58 @rockymountainwesty.com Benefits: cheaper Disadvantages: never seen it on a van; smaller surface areaLooks good! Clean detail. I really dig owner made cabinets. Your supervisor looks bored however -Kevin _____ 1986 Westfalia Weekender Wolfsburg, RJE 2.3Nov 20, 2006 · Audi's and VW's use the 22mm ball seats. Stock Vanagon ball seat lug nuts are 26mm in diameter and the stock ball seat lug bolts (front) are 24.5mm in diameter. Just be sure that you check whether or not a particular ball seat lug fits the intened wheel properly. Some wheels fit a wide range of ball seat lugs, others are more finicky. There's a pretty narrow range of volume allowed, overfilling will damage the trans as well as running low, so auto-trans fluid checking is considerably more stringent than an engine or manual trans. Observe …Feb 5, 2014 · Interlux has proven to be a good paint and good results can be obtained with a roller so those without the equipment, space, or experience, can get good results with it. Automotive paint also works just fine, so those who want a perfect match while painting the rest of the van should just use the same paint. The Vanagon has two kinds of head gaskets, there are the combustion sealing rings that require the removal of the head to replace and the waterboxer gaskets that if they are only seeping can be sealed with a bottle of leak stop like the Subaru Cooling Conditioner.Jul 9, 2021 · The wipers are new tricos. During use, even with a replacement arm, they slowly walk off to the left. I had to stop at 10:00 last night in a deluge with my 10mm wrench and adjust them. Samba Member. Joined: May 07, 2003. Posts: 443. Location: Central Virginia. Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:06 am Post subject: Vanagon Entry Steps. so Im thinking about adding a side step to my westy. either gowesty or bus depot…Im assuming they are the same. Ive never seen one in person and images online have been less-than-ideal to virtually ...1982 Volkswagen Vanagon: $20000 Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:47 pm USA - Bonney Lake, Washington Map Seller: Gallommen: 87 VW Vanagon with remodeled: 28000 obo Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:28 pm USA - Auburn, California Map Seller: Sophia8er: 1989 Vanagon Westfalia Automatic: 38,000 Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:03 pm USA - Brooklyn, New York Map Seller: Brooklyn_Vanagon May 3, 2011 · Samba Member. Joined: June 24, 2006. Posts: 1564. Posted: Mon May 02, 2011 12:21 pm Post subject: Quick pop top painting questions. I was planning on repainting my top because it has faded streaks in it. I'm replacing the pop top seal, so I figured I'd do it all at once. I read a lot of posts about the subject, but still have some questions. Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobileBefore I (recently) put my door panels on, I added some tri-flow to all points it seemed possible or logical to add it to. Recently, the passenger door started making a pretty loud clicking (ratcheting) type sound at the top of the travel.C rated, 18.5 cm wide, 14 inch rims (unless otherwise equipped by the MFGR) -- what a contradiction, right? 25.3 inches overall diameter. Reason on C rated (6 ply) is that these machines are the equivalent of a 1 ton truck... I.E. load it with 2000 pounds of stuff.pull out the bottom of the face plate until it clears the wood framing and push down/hammer down (using a long block of wood) on the top edge to release the stove being in the groove at the top of the face plate. The stove top is dadoed into the side panel and the folded down lip goes into the top of the face plate.AI Applications in Vanagon Restoration and Upkeep [ Page: : 1, 2, 3] 57: October 18, 2023 shagginwagon83: 2300: Today 3:40 pm shagginwagon83: Fuel tank sensor: 1: Today Scooby1986: 56: Today 2:24 pm Jeffrey Lee: Adhesive for non-structural metal body component? 18: December 07, 2023 Finagon: 540: Today 1:43 pm Finagon: Aftermarket front window ... The crash test was full-frontal (50/50) at 31 mph (58 km/h). The result was that the driver of the Volvo would have received a head injury criterion (HIC) of 3868. An HIC of 1000 is considered deadly. The Vanagon driver would receive a HIC of only 155. Furthermore, the "chest impact" for the Volvo driver was 65.Thanks, all! Scarlett is now at the “spa” (body shop) for a fresh coat of OEM “Cloud Gray Metallic” paint on her bumpers/cladding. She will also get new paint on her front clip to remove the “road acne” accumulated over 31 years, and a new windshield!At the thermostat end, the pipe just needs a 4" length of straight coolant hose to connect to the thermostat. At the other end, you need a length of hose, 24" or so depending on your setup, to connect the Burley pipe to the coolant pipe heading to the radiator. I used a flex hose which has held up well.Sep 9, 2023 · Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2023 12:33 pm Post subject: Re: HERE WE GO!! .... 1990 Tintop! Decided to see how hard the cladding will be to repair. This small Piece goes behind the passenger door and in front of the sliding door, it has both mounting tabs broken off of it and the Jack hole is crushed at the top. that cat and muffler went in the trash so it could pass smog. its funny, buying a vanagon from a girl. theres dog and cat food on top of beach sand on the decklid, and a wiped up fingernail. polish spill with finger smushes on the rear hatch in red. my cousin said "it smells like a girl in here.Dec 4, 2023 · VicVan Samba MemberJoined: July 01, 2015Posts: 1788Location: Vancouver Island, BC. Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2023 3:42 pmPost subject: Re: Instrument Cluster Blank Mod Ideas. - "pop-top still open" warning light - "You're plugged in to shore power and the cord sure ain't long enough" warning light - Infrared sensors on the roof top connected to a ... Fiberine High-top Review. Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:33 am Post subject: Fiberine High-top Review. The Westfalia pop-top is a great design. It is airy, sleeps two adults, is comfortable, and provides a great amount of standing and storage space while you are parked. A few of the downsides are poor storage space while not popped, and …Samba Member. Joined: March 16, 2011. Posts: 453. Location: Montréal, Québec. Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:54 pm Post subject: We had a threads about this topic, 14" tires, a month ago. My own conclusion : if i was living in the USA, my choice would be the Hankook 195 70 R 14, available at BusDepot and others places.One thing that is worth noting is that the Westy poptop was installed on a special version of the Vanagon roof that had a lot of extra reinforcing, while the ASI (Riviera) top was installed on standard Vanagon roofs with a hole cut in it. That said, I've never heard anything particularly negative about the ASI top, and I kind of like it for its ...Classifieds. 1974 Porsche 911 Coupe. Gallery. Connecting rod bolt. VW Fact #700: During March 1962, VWoA sold 16,622 passenger cars and 2,478 transporters. AVW 5x205 …Location: Canton, ohio 44707. Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:26 pm Post subject: dude. use 4 qts of reg. 10w30 oil, good grade or high mileage. then put a quart if rislone in it, made to help those lifters. it works WONDERS.Gross vehicle weight (GVWR) at each corner of a van when fully loaded: 1433 lbs. (2WD Vanagon) 1521 lbs. (4WD Vanagon) The above is the minimum weight rating you should use when shopping for new tires. The lowest weight-rated tire originally installed on Vanagons by Volkswagen was 1580 lbs. (load index 97, reinforced sidewalls); derated by 9% ...May 17, 2021 · Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:48 pmPost subject: Could it be "Vanagon Syndrome?" I have a strange situation happening and I am reaching out here to the great minds on the Samba for thoughts and guidance. My Orly Blue 1988 (2.1l) Vanagon started exhibiting an intermittent engine stumble. The motor was rebuilt two years ago and starts right up ... Posted: Today 2:44 pm Post subject: Re: Trelino composting toilet. $450 - $700 for a port-a-potty??? No thanks. Besides the idea of having to bring along some sawdust to cover the doings (or else it smells) and then finding an appropriate place to dump for composting seems like a lot of extra effort.3 mar 2014 ... Mar 4, 2014 - Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.The Westfalia equipment for the North American Vanagon was completed in the US: Manchester tank, Delta Six accessories, interior lights : all made in and installed in the USA. Each market called for specificities: Germany had their own propane tanks and working pressure, tanks that look way different too, even France had variants.Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:25 pm Post subject: 2.0 ABA Swap. Some of you may remember my recent 2.2 Subaru thread. Well, I've continued to keep my eyes open, and do my research, and I am now leaning towards a 2.0 ABA swap at 50 degrees. I didn't realize there was so much information on this swap here on the Samba, and elsewhere.Sep 13, 2016 · Joined: September 11, 2016. Posts: 6. Location: Tucson, AZ. Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2016 1:26 pm Post subject: Rebuilding 1985 Vanagon 1.9L. After much harassment at the hands of my VW obsessed friend, I finally picked up my first VW. Happened upon a 1985 Vanagon GL 1.9L WBX at a local shop that specializes in air cooled engines who wanted it gone. Posted: Wed May 02, 2018 8:04 am Post subject: Running Issues: sputtering, bucking, etc. [SOLVED!] I've got a stock 86 Vanagon that has run like a champ for over a year of daily driving. Silky smooth and glorious. A couple of weeks ago I noticed a subtle change to the power curve. It felt weak under load and had a reduced top speed.Dec 7, 2012 · Lately, I could schedule at least 4 or 5 Vanagon alignments a week. Everyone who has contacted me just had a shop do it. I drove a few of them....WOW, thats what a shop is calling "aligned". My local muffler brake alignment place charges $175 for a 4 wheel alignment. I have double checked my "race alignment" with the machine and drove both setups. 1987 2WD Wolfsburg Vanagon Weekender "Mango", two fully locked 80 Series LandCruisers. 2016 Subaru Outback boxer. 1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20V with rear locking differential. 1988 Mitsubishi Van w/ dual spinny seats, mid engine and solid axle.1990 burgundy parts Vanagon. 1984 Porsche 944, 1992 Lexus LS400, 1988 Toyota …1990 Vanagon Syncro Westphalia. 1985 Westfalia Camper. 1972 VW Westfalia - Subaru Conversion. Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.. Learmann twins age