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Merian Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:44 pm

takeiteasy wrote: It is currently at the shop and they are going through it. A handful of items were replaced by the previous owner.


be sure everything in my sig. is done before driving it

takeiteasy Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:50 am

Merian wrote: takeiteasy wrote: It is currently at the shop and they are going through it. A handful of items were replaced by the previous owner.


be sure everything in my sig. is done before driving it

yessir - he is addressing all of these bulletpoints. thank you!

Merian Thu Sep 01, 2016 11:36 am

Good to Hear - I wish mine was that color

furrylittleotter Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:27 pm

Welcome. sweet van. the 85 being only one less good than the superior 84.

That filter should have a hefty steel clamp on it.

Make sure the fuel lines are 30r9 or better, anything else will harden with new fuel in a couple years.
(id keep the prefilter, why not?)

Double check all fuel clamps after a week or so.

also test to be sure radiator fan is working on both speeds.

feel fuses to see if any are getting hot from time to time.

Clean grounds under dash.

Make sure lines directly on fuel injectors are replaced and consider a blazecut fire arrest system.


https://www.amazon.com/BlazeCut-Automatic-Suppress...W1HK4N0VYB

Otherwise check the faq section regarding tyres, pressures, etc. The washer fill is under the driver floormat.

You will find that even though they are on the left coast VANCAFE will get parts to you quicker than the one not on the left coast.

a little extra reading:

http://www.gowesty.com/tech-articles.php


plan to downshift on hills in advance and go slow, have fun. Dont push it. pack light.

Welcome to life in the slow lane. perfect for a new england tour in fall.

Merian Thu Sep 01, 2016 3:40 pm

"superior 84." - why? are we talking gnd. clearance here? or other things?

Ahwahnee Thu Sep 01, 2016 5:06 pm

Merian wrote: "superior 84." - why? are we talking gnd. clearance here? or other things?

Beauty... eye... beholder.


furrylittleotter Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:05 pm


takeiteasy Thu Sep 08, 2016 11:44 am

anyone know where to source the large locker door? thank you

danfromsyr Fri Sep 09, 2016 8:31 am

so here's the latest horrorific pic..
REPLACE THAT WHITE PLASTIC BULKHEAD FUEL FITTING NOW>>>>>
and the 3" stub of likely OEM fuel injection hose on the back side that couples with the black nylon hose..

also better support that metal fuel filter, it's as heavy as a full pint of beer..

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