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  Topic: Anyone make adapter like Yakima?
4mymalamute

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:15 am   Subject: Re: Anyone make adapter like Yakima?
I purchased some square plastic stock from McMaster and cut it down to be the tower-raising height that I needed (2" or so), to fit an awning on the sides of the towers.
https://www.mcmaster.c ...
  Topic: Anyone make adapter like Yakima?
4mymalamute

Replies: 10
Views: 296

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:14 am   Subject: Re: Anyone make adapter like Yakima?
Just cut down the hi-rise adapters and get your own bolt from home depot.

That is the issue, I do not have the High Rise towers...just the regular ones.
  Topic: Anyone make adapter like Yakima?
4mymalamute

Replies: 10
Views: 296

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:05 am   Subject: Re: Anyone make adapter like Yakima?
Just curious, what is the purpose of raising the height of the crossbars? I have the Yakima towers and they provide plenty of height for the crossbars to clear the arc of the Westy roof without addit ...
  Topic: Anyone make adapter like Yakima?
4mymalamute

Replies: 10
Views: 296

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:04 am   Subject: Anyone make adapter like Yakima?
I was wondering if anyone has made or knows who might make an adapter like GoWesty makes called the Low Rise Spacer Kit? I am in need of one set BUT they have been sold out for months. This is for the ...
  Topic: Back up vehicle to your daily driven Vanagon?
4mymalamute

Replies: 60
Views: 1891

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:32 am   Subject: Re: Back up vehicle to your daily driven Vanagon?
If Sally the Syncro is taking a nap in the garage (like she is now for the winter) then I drive my 2012 Golf TDI six speed, or 2017 4Runner (for the dogs and snow), or the 2019 Audi RS3 (just to go zo ...
  Topic: Syncro Locker Console | In Progress
4mymalamute

Replies: 98
Views: 11890

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2020 7:43 am   Subject: Re: Syncro Locker Console | In Progress
Sign me up. Black please. Smile
  Topic: Slider door difference between power locks and non power?
4mymalamute

Replies: 7
Views: 154

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:55 pm   Subject: Re: Slider door difference between power locks and non power?
Thank you for the pictures and clarification. I will check the slider and see if it has it cut out already...I hope so.

Thanks again everyone.
  Topic: Slider door difference between power locks and non power?
4mymalamute

Replies: 7
Views: 154

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:57 am   Subject: Slider door difference between power locks and non power?
I am about to purchase a slider door off another late model van (my syncro is a 1989)...question though...I have factory power locks and not sure the donor door had them (all items are stripped off th ...
  Topic: 1.8t with stock 4 speed question
4mymalamute

Replies: 21
Views: 627

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:06 am   Subject: Re: 1.8t with stock 4 speed question
I installed the 1.8t kit from Stephans....best thing ever! I have stock gearing, which is fine. I run it up and down the freeway (up to Tahoe, down to the Bay Area) cruising at 80mph. She purrs. I hav ...
  Topic: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
4mymalamute

Replies: 22
Views: 1144

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:39 am   Subject: Re: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
Iíve been trying to buy for months now but finding both the bar and hd end links in stock at the same time has been tougher than trying to make it in to Wal Mart without a mask on.

I had the same ...
  Topic: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
4mymalamute

Replies: 22
Views: 1144

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:02 pm   Subject: Re: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
The previous owner installed those on mine- and I think they help - but I never drove one without.

IN the hotter weather something up front squeaks up front. I got some bushing snot to put in ther ...
  Topic: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
4mymalamute

Replies: 22
Views: 1144

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:00 pm   Subject: Re: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
It's a winner. Here are 11 pages of appreciation and many requests for the rear anti-sway bar.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=7485721

Yep very familiar with that thread. Cool
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
4mymalamute

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:01 am   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Put in the T3 Swaybar and end links, changed the oil and put in new rubber matts all throughout. Now to wash the beast.
  Topic: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
4mymalamute

Replies: 22
Views: 1144

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2020 8:56 am   Subject: Re: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
I got mine recently. Excited to get it in!
Super easy to put in...took about 30-40 minutes....didnt need to take one tire off....I have a syncro with lift so a bit higher BUT super easy. Seriously yo ...
  Topic: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
4mymalamute

Replies: 22
Views: 1144

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2020 7:08 am   Subject: Just put in the T3 Technique Swaybar and Endlinks
I just put in the T3 sway bar and end links....HUGE improvement while driving on the road. The Syncro has a two inch lift, full roof rack and bumpers, which seems to catch every air change, direction, ...
  Topic: Center and rear seat covers?
4mymalamute

Replies: 6
Views: 200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:30 am   Subject: Re: Center and rear seat covers?
Thank you all for the input. I am still on the fence....going to call Sewfine today and see about perhaps ordering from them but had some questions first. My three Bernese Mountain Dogs really can do ...
  Topic: Center and rear seat covers?
4mymalamute

Replies: 6
Views: 200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:44 am   Subject: Center and rear seat covers?
I am looking for some seat covers for the middle seats and rear bench seat. I have a tin top so its been challenging to find covers that fit the rear seat. I was about to order Wet Okole covers BUT tr ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
4mymalamute

Replies: 11063
Views: 1937971

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2020 5:14 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Installed some Radius bushings (yellow) from T3. Sally the Syncro feels a bit more solid and not so wondering on the freeway. Next up, order the sway bar and end links.
  Topic: Karma - Part it forward
4mymalamute

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:51 am   Subject: Re: Karma - Part it forward
Giving away my 1989 Tin top Syncro stock springs. FREE. Must pick up here in Sacramento.
  Topic: Karma - Part it forward
4mymalamute

Replies: 307
Views: 275710

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:07 am   Subject: Re: Karma - Part it forward
FREE Syncro springs front and rear. Taken out of my 1989 Syncro. Decent shape....free. Located in Sacramento.
 
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