2024 Thesamba vanagon - 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.

 
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 …. Thesamba vanagon

Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2023 3:42 pm Post subject: Re: Instrument Cluster Blank Mod Ideas. - "pop-top still open" warning light. - "You're plugged in to shore power and the cord sure …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.Samba Member. Joined: January 28, 2008. Posts: 9740. Location: Orbiting San Diego. Posted: Yesterday 5:38 pm Post subject: odd radiator failure. Family member called yesterday, sudden leak, small drip in his 86. Seemed to be the radiator. I said limp it over today and we will fix it.I'm using a Vanagon rear heater to heat the front of my '78 Bus. It is mounted to the splash pan. I've noticed a squeaky noise at the low or medium settings but it goes away on high. Incidentally, I started with a generic heater up there, but went to the Vanagon heater after seeing how much better both the heat and air flow were in the back.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.The 86-91 Vanagon uses 9004 bulbs with 45W low beam (~700 lumens) and 65W high beam (~1200 lumens). This bulb has transverse filaments running across the length of the bulb. The 9007 bulb looks almost exactly the same physically, but has a 55W low beam (~1000 lumens) and 65W high beam (~1350 lumens).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 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 _____1987 Vanagon Syncro 4x4: 28,000/offer Mon Oct 02, 2023 11:41 am USA - Imperial Beach, California Map Seller: pindrums: 1990 VW Vanagon: 8000.00 Mon Oct 02, 2023 11:35 am USA - Lakeworth, Florida Map Seller: robmention: 1984 Vanagon GL with Sunroof: $4500 Mon Oct 02, 2023 10:55 am USA - Bartelso, Illinois Map Seller: LilBeens: 1987 Vanagon …You have two options, one is to look up at the underside of the shift lever and measure how the gap between the reverse lock out and the plate the shift lever moves along in the shift box per the Bentley manual. Gap too large, you need to rotate the front section counter clockwise looking forward.Ok i know this might seem ridiculous to some. But i would like to lift my 2wd to be able to fit 16" wheels. mainly cause it looks so damn cool! After my research i came up with two alternatives. 1. Go Westy lift springs front and back plus upper ball joint spacers.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 …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.Hooking up the defoster reliably ended up being one of the more challenging tasks. So, less than $1500, but more than a $1000. On Blake's site somewhere he has the original order sheet. My diesel had a 1 year only radiator which had to be upgraded at the same time that I installed the condensor.Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:04 pm Post subject: Re: Emissions Hose to Charcoal Canister from Front. That charcoal cannister is designed to absorb fuel vapors and then to release them into the intake manifold to be burned rather than vented to the atmosphere. It is a storage tank for vapors. If the charcoal is old it will no longer hold vapor.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.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.Contrary to popular thought the top is not made of ABS, but is a formed thermoset urethane material that cannot be melted without destroying the material. It can be heated to about 450 degrees, but is not a good candidate for plastic welding as heating it beyond this point can destroy the thermoset material. ....1987 2WD Wolfsburg Vanagon Weekender "Mango", two fully locked 80 Series LandCruisers. 2017 Subaru Outback boxer. 1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20V with rear locking differential, 1990 burgundy parts Vanagon. 1984 Porsche 944, 1988 Toyota Supra 5 speed targa, 2002 BMW 325iX, 1982 Toyota SunraderPosted: 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.And between the seats (on the floor) stuff blocks the front-to-back egress, a significant Vanagon privilege that we enjoy. Right now I’m not on a trip, so I can’t think of what I’d mount there. If I was on a trip I’d surely have some items in mind. Currently focused on parking vans - not traveling _____ Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobileFiberine 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 …Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2007 2:27 pm Post subject: Added seat belt to rear bench & a 3-point alternative. I was walking the pull-a-part yard today, and came across a 1992 Jetta. I wanted to add a third seat belt to my Westy for a while now. When giving shuttles to friends, I wanted to add a belt in case we get pulled over by Johnny Law.21 mar 2009 ... VW makes frequent use of the following sized fasteners: 19, 17, 13, and 10mm. It wouldn't hurt to have at least two of these sized wrenches/ ...TIA. This is getting to be common I guess, as Girling cores seem to be in shorter supply than ATE calipers. So, you get sent an ATE, and may need to make a metal brake line to adapt the caliper to the vehicle compared to how the stock metal line connected to the old Girling Caliper.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% ... 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.Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobilethat 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.Apr 11, 2008 · 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. I pulled the original Dometic out to install the new Truckfridge TF49 AC/DC unit. No wonder I couldn't get the smell out of the van! I had to take the Dometic outside and leave it there it smelled so bad! Mask, gloves, shop vac, and a bottle of Clorox I finally got the area clean. Got the TF49 wired up using the switch panel on the side of the ...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. Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile87 Vanagon GL Automatic Weekender: 20,000 Yesterday 1:55 pm USA - Long …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.1985 Vanagon: 8000 Mon Oct 16, 2023 3:43 pm USA - San Jose, California Map Seller: Russ Wenke: 1981 Vanagon Westfalia: 25000 Mon Oct 16, 2023 3:29 pm USA - Henderson, Nevada Map Seller: Antillo 1984 VW Vanagon Westfalia TDI: 45000 Yesterday 4:22 am USA - Nashua, New Hampshire Map Seller: Steve G. 1986 VW vanagon pop top camper: $24,000TERMINOLOGY -. 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.1990 Vanagon Carat- Subaru SVX 3.3: 1989 T2 Watercooled Kombi Bus: 1973 Porsche 914 2.0: 1970 911T long block: 1990 Vanagon GL show room quality: 2002 Eurovan Camper - Winnebago (REDUCED) Steering Gearbox (TRW Tooling) 113415061C: Strictly Foreign Transmissions: Strictly Foreign Turnkey Specials!! Bus Love: 1990 VW Vanagon GLMade hubs from the Vanagon rotors and bolted on the MB rotors. Drilled the mounting holes on the calipers for 15mm bolts. Dust shields fit. Bent the new brake lines to approximately 2-90 degree angles to fit. 3mm spacer - the calipers just barely touch the inside of the 14" wheel so I had to add the spacer.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. 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. 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. So are you running a Subaru cruise set up or a Vanagon ? Stacy _____ 1987 Syncro Westfalia Triple knob (bastard) 1989 Syncro Tristar Triple knob "Swedish" 2013 Jetta Hybrid a true "Zwitter" Samba member # 14980 Call anytime number 650 722 4914 . Keep Your van running and upkept tastefully for the love of the hobby.Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 11:26 am Post subject: Re: Replacing Coolant Hoses on 87 Vanagon GL. this whole coolant hoses kit is for when you pull out the engine for repair or rebuild.. it's easier to do that way. but you can do it with the engine in, one by one. To minimize the coolant loss, I'd use some sort of clamp to block off the coolant ...1985 Vanagon: 8000 Mon Oct 16, 2023 3:43 pm USA - San Jose, California Map Seller: Russ Wenke: 1981 Vanagon Westfalia: 25000 Mon Oct 16, 2023 3:29 pm USA - Henderson, Nevada Map Seller: Antillo 1984 VW Vanagon Westfalia TDI: 45000 Yesterday 4:22 am USA - Nashua, New Hampshire Map Seller: Steve G. 1986 VW vanagon pop top camper: $24,000Still officially called the Type 2 Transporter in Germany, the third generation of Volkswagen's van went by the name Vanagon in the U.S. market and by the name T25 in the UK …Sep 4, 2015 · 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). 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.Samba Member. Joined: December 29, 2009. Posts: 2070. Location: Olympia, Washington. Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 8:47 am Post subject: Annual Baja Rally ~ Feb. 2023. The thread "10 Vans in Baja 9 days" became a bit proprietary, so let's begin anew: Each year around February, I drive into Baja California with a few friends in search …"Ron Burgundy": 1991 Vanagon Multivan (Weekender) 2.1L Auto - Driver/Camper Back to top Display posts from previous: All Posts 1 Day 7 Days 2 Weeks 1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year Oldest First Newest FirstPosted: 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.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 …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 ...EDIT: Material list is on page 13 NOTE: While this thread deals specifically with an early 1990 Tintop with VW rear A/C the general principles apply to all of the "newer" Vans with rear A/C and the controls in the Left Rear "D" Pillar.Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobileI pulled the original Dometic out to install the new Truckfridge TF49 AC/DC unit. No wonder I couldn't get the smell out of the van! I had to take the Dometic outside and leave it there it smelled so bad! Mask, gloves, shop vac, and a bottle of Clorox I finally got the area clean. Got the TF49 wired up using the switch panel on the side of the ...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 …Just 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.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.Mar 23, 2022 · 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 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 ... 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!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. 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. Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.1990 Vanagon Carat- Subaru SVX 3.3: 1989 T2 Watercooled Kombi Bus: 1973 Porsche 914 2.0: 1970 911T long block: 1990 Vanagon GL show room quality: 2002 Eurovan Camper - Winnebago (REDUCED) Steering Gearbox (TRW Tooling) 113415061C: Strictly Foreign Transmissions: Strictly Foreign Turnkey Specials!! Bus Love: 1990 VW Vanagon GLthe 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 4spdInduction bolt heaters. any have experience good or bad with induction bolt heaters? seems like the ticket for head and exhaust studs. i've been looking at everything from the $200 wand ones, that seem to have a miserable failure rate, to the $50 induction modules from Aliexpress to DIY one with higher wattage with fan cooling.13 abr 2021 ... There are a bunch of bagged vanagons in Europe, based on what I see on Instagram. There is a lacking of vanagon specific lowering parts, and you ...Aug 4, 2023 · 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 ... 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). ECU thus knows when engine is cold or is still warming up, by reduced current from the Temp Sensor II. Thus makes the engine run rich until engine temperature increases. Once engine is warmed and running, the fuel/air mix is lean. A failed Temp Sensor II would make the engine run rich once it is fully warmed up.Sep 4, 2015 · 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). Is there a reliable power window transplant which will work in 1985 Vanagon doors? After renewing all the door and window rubber, guides, etc, I retrofitted aftermarket power winders onto the OEM (manual) window regulators, which mercifully allowed me to lower and raise the dog (right) window while driving, This lasted about six months, until ...beatrich. Samba Member. Joined: October 17, 2007. Posts: 148. Location: Somewhere on the road. Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:07 pm Post subject: Mullendore Port. New favorite trick ever. I drilled the hole, cleaned with PB blaster, and used a long rubber tube extension on a grease gun, and managed to get quite a bit into the spinning shaft.And between the seats (on the floor) stuff blocks the front-to-back egress, a significant Vanagon privilege that we enjoy. Right now I’m not on a trip, so I can’t think of what I’d mount there. If I was on a trip I’d surely have some items in mind. Currently focused on parking vans - not traveling _____Welcome to the Busylum! Short answer, No. 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 I’m finally out of patience and time AND there’s another original-style repro now. Variations on foil design include ... 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.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 ...Jul 7, 2022 · 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. Mar 17, 2014 · Adding Air Conditioning. I've got a fairly nice 87 tin-top with a 2.5 SOHC Subaru conversion in it. It's an automatic, and it didn't come with AC. So, I found a donor van that has everything but the engine, including the AC. I've even got the compressor from the Subaru I pulled the engine from. What I'd like to know is, has anyone pulled a ... Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.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.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 …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. I finally received a sample of the new Powerflex multi-piece rear trailing arm bushings and thought you guys might like to take peek. These are actually intended for use on the Eurovan, but since the Eurovan inner rear trailing arm bushings are identical to the Vanagon inner and outer rear trailing arm bushings, they will work great on the Vanagon.Samba Member. Joined: July 18, 2010. Posts: 222. Location: Slippery Rock. Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2016 11:56 am Post subject: Re: Front Seat Swap, (Town & Country 2nd Row) Another happy T & C seat swapper. I went with the black leather seats available from the Ebay seller that has been mentioned several times above in this thread. The …Thesamba vanagon

Nov 20, 2022 · 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. . Thesamba vanagon

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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.it goes right above relay number 53 there. and if you wanted the "engine running, markers on" drl it goes right beside it. relay part numbers dlr, 251 959 145 and marker drl 171 906 381. i got these numbers right off the relays themselves. there not in my van cuz i took them out. i got my own system now. but still very simple. ill describe it later …Jul 7, 2022 · 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. 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.often the hydrolic fluid in the transmission is also used in the power steering system. In the case of the vanagon, it is the same stuff, that keeps things simple. Now there are various grades of atf/autotransmission fluids, and some would not be compatible with all systems. Thus use the factory specified type or a compatible type to the ...You have the studs clean so just weld the nuts on with a nice rosette. Get the torch- red the stud and nut thoroughly as you want the heat traveling throughout the steel. Cool with the penetrating oil of your choice. After cooling go back in and heat the exterior of your casting. The stud will release.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.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.12 mar 2017 ... Mar 12, 2017 - Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.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 ... 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.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.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 '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' @jakedevilliersmusic1Samba 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 ...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. 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 Rust Free Vanagon. . ready to go: $12k Fri Nov 17, 2023 5:17 am USA - Westminster, Vermont …Jul 7, 2022 · 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. Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:04 pm Post subject: Re: Emissions Hose to Charcoal Canister from Front. That charcoal cannister is designed to absorb fuel vapors and then to release them into the intake manifold to be burned rather than vented to the atmosphere. It is a storage tank for vapors. If the charcoal is old it will no longer hold vapor.1987 2WD Wolfsburg Vanagon Weekender "Mango", two fully locked 80 Series LandCruisers. 2017 Subaru Outback boxer. 1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20V with rear locking differential, 1990 burgundy parts Vanagon. 1984 Porsche 944, 1988 Toyota Supra 5 speed targa, 2002 BMW 325iX, 1982 Toyota SunraderNov 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. 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. Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobileThe 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.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.Samba Member. Joined: April 26, 2011. Posts: 84. Location: Honolulu. Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:40 pm Post subject: Vanagon Tiico Engine Questions. I'm helping work on my friend's '85 Vanagon Weekender with the Eurospec Tiico swap. It has a rough/dying issue at idle when the engine warms up. It smooths out somewhat as revs …Apr 3, 2023 · 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. 1985 Vanagon: 8000 Mon Oct 16, 2023 3:43 pm USA - San Jose, California Map Seller: Russ Wenke: 1981 Vanagon Westfalia: 25000 Mon Oct 16, 2023 3:29 pm USA - Henderson, Nevada Map Seller: Antillo 1984 VW Vanagon Westfalia TDI: 45000 Yesterday 4:22 am USA - Nashua, New Hampshire Map Seller: Steve G. 1986 VW vanagon pop top camper: $24,000Jan 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 _____ 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. Parts 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.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.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. 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.Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobileThe 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.djkeev. Samba Moderator. Joined: September 30, 2007. Posts: 31830. Location: Reading Pennsylvania. Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2023 7:23 am Post subject: Re: HERE WE GO!! .... 1990 Tintop! Yes, my roof was indeed this dirty when I painted the Van! I didn't want to get the Van wet before I sprayed it so I left it dirty.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.Discuss VW-based Off-Road vehicles - Dune Buggies, Bajas, Rails, ... 22211. 276485. Today 11:55 am. DesertSasquatchXploration. Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica. For all Fiberglass, Manx Buggies, 356 Replicas, or other on-road kit vehicles. 13874. 185481.1982 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_VanagonIs there a reliable power window transplant which will work in 1985 Vanagon doors? After renewing all the door and window rubber, guides, etc, I retrofitted aftermarket power winders onto the OEM (manual) window regulators, which mercifully allowed me to lower and raise the dog (right) window while driving, This lasted about six months, until ...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.Discuss VW-based Off-Road vehicles - Dune Buggies, Bajas, Rails, ... 22211. 276485. Today 11:55 am. DesertSasquatchXploration. Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica. For all Fiberglass, Manx Buggies, 356 Replicas, or other on-road kit vehicles. 13874. 185481.Aug 6, 2020 · Is there a reliable power window transplant which will work in 1985 Vanagon doors? After renewing all the door and window rubber, guides, etc, I retrofitted aftermarket power winders onto the OEM (manual) window regulators, which mercifully allowed me to lower and raise the dog (right) window while driving, This lasted about six months, until ... Samba Member. Joined: April 26, 2011. Posts: 84. Location: Honolulu. Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:40 pm Post subject: Vanagon Tiico Engine Questions. I'm helping work on my friend's '85 Vanagon Weekender with the Eurospec Tiico swap. It has a rough/dying issue at idle when the engine warms up. It smooths out somewhat as revs …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.USA - West Hills, California Map. Seller: vwcultmember. Vanagon Steering Knuckles (S) $25 each. Yesterday 6:08 pm. USA - West Hills, California Map. Seller: vwcultmember. …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.That is a standard repair, but you can just patch the paint after removing the rust and patching possible holes. Depends on the restoration level (appearance) you want, and the damage under the current state. That panel was damaged and repaired before, but the repair was not holding up. That is why it is rusted there.At the risk of stepping on toes, I feel the need to clarify a few things in an effort to prevent people, who may not know any better, from getting confused. The CLK wheels would need a 7mm spacer to match the offset (ET) of the Rhein wheels. The CLK wheels would require a 13mm spacer to match the backspacing of the Rhein wheels.Joined: December 01, 2023. Posts: 8. Location: seattle. Posted: Yesterday 3:59 pm Post subject: Custom-Built Vanagon. Hey all, Prospective vanagon owner here. Found this very unique one for a fair price near me, previous owner completely rebuilt a majority of the van with his own systems. It's a 1984 westy with an EJ22 converted to the subi ...Feb 22, 2016 · Samba Member. Joined: February 19, 2016. Posts: 1. Location: Oakland, CA. Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:22 pm Post subject: Coolant leak help. I'm a new owner of an 85' Vanagon, early year model. Coolant started spilling out of this capped hose due to the cracked hose. Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:04 pm Post subject: Re: Emissions Hose to Charcoal Canister from Front. That charcoal cannister is designed to absorb fuel vapors and then to release them into the intake manifold to be burned rather than vented to the atmosphere. It is a storage tank for vapors. If the charcoal is old it will no longer hold vapor.That is a standard repair, but you can just patch the paint after removing the rust and patching possible holes. Depends on the restoration level (appearance) you want, and the damage under the current state. That panel was damaged and repaired before, but the repair was not holding up. That is why it is rusted there.Nov 20, 2022 · 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. Is there a reliable power window transplant which will work in 1985 Vanagon doors? After renewing all the door and window rubber, guides, etc, I retrofitted aftermarket power winders onto the OEM (manual) window regulators, which mercifully allowed me to lower and raise the dog (right) window while driving, This lasted about six months, until …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.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.Aug 6, 2020 · Is there a reliable power window transplant which will work in 1985 Vanagon doors? After renewing all the door and window rubber, guides, etc, I retrofitted aftermarket power winders onto the OEM (manual) window regulators, which mercifully allowed me to lower and raise the dog (right) window while driving, This lasted about six months, until ... 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.Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobileFiberine 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 …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 …Pull the relay out and jumper the socket terminals: Jump terminals 30 and 87. If the pump runs, the wiring to and from the pump is fine. Jump terminals 15 and 87 and turn the ignition key to "on" (not "start"). If the pump runs, the ignition wiring is good. Connect terminal 31 to ground and check for continuity.. Rental homes by private owners