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  Topic: Programmable ECU - Dr. Digifant
ARMc

Replies: 16
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:07 pm   Subject: Re: Programmable ECU - Dr. Digifant
A few days ago I emailed Dr. Digifant to alert him to him of this discussion, to see if he might chime in and answer our questions. I figured he'd might also see it as an opportunity to build interes ...
  Topic: Programmable ECU - Dr. Digifant
ARMc

Replies: 16
Views: 680

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:06 pm   Subject: Programmable ECU - Dr. Digifant
Has anyone heard of or had any experience with Dr. Digifant's products? He offers a programable digifant ECU that utilizes a modified throttle. It does away with the click closed, click full throttl ...
  Topic: -Syncro Sweets- Contactless AFM - Anyone?
ARMc

Replies: 9
Views: 320

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:45 pm   Subject: Re: -Syncro Sweets- Contactless AFM - Anyone?
Seems that if a hall sensor could be adapted to the stock ECU, a GM type MAP sensor could also be adapted to replace the air flow sensor, discarding the trap door completely.

I'm not well versed on ...
  Topic: -Syncro Sweets- Contactless AFM - Anyone?
ARMc

Replies: 9
Views: 320

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:36 am   Subject: -Syncro Sweets- Contactless AFM - Anyone?
Has anyone had any experience with this contactless AFM from Swiss company Syncro Sweets?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2116030.png

https://en.syncrosweets.ch/luftmengenmesser

It' ...
  Topic: True High Performance Waterboxer Injectors
ARMc

Replies: 183
Views: 24959

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 6:17 am   Subject: Re: True High Performance Waterboxer Injectors
While I certainly don't have the expertise Marco does and respect his advice, and ask for it at times, it is interesting to note that when reading the success reports of vanagon owners on Dave's site ...
  Topic: Seamless Primary Wiring Diagram for 1985 and 1986 Vanagon
ARMc

Replies: 14
Views: 387

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:19 am   Subject: Re: Seamless Primary Wiring Diagram for 1986 Vanagon
Thats pretty handy since I've got an 86. In case I missed it on the diagram is this for the VINs up to G 055 689 of after VIN 055 690? My Bently has both sections for 86. I'd love to have a scroll ...
  Topic: Intermittent loss of power
ARMc

Replies: 36
Views: 1143

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2020 6:20 am   Subject: Re: Intermittent loss of power
My thinking was that maybe your Evap system was plugged and causing too much pressure to build up enriching your spray. Maybe that's not sound logic, considering what you're saying about others exper ...
  Topic: Intermittent loss of power
ARMc

Replies: 36
Views: 1143

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 5:35 am   Subject: Re: Intermittent loss of power
I second the rotor and cap replacement. No rotor should look like that. One thing I had happen once was a pinched return line off the fuel pressure regulator. Sent my fuel pressure way up. Maybe y ...
  Topic: AutoPop - Electric Automated Pop Top Assist
ARMc

Replies: 11
Views: 1984

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 4:47 am   Subject: Re: AutoPop - Electric Automated Pop Top Assist
Only one was needed, no twisting since the air struts were left in place to allow for added lift support.
  Topic: Really securing a Westy
ARMc

Replies: 24
Views: 1264

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 27, 2020 6:39 pm   Subject: Re: Really securing a Westy
I think these have been mentioned in other threads, but maybe worth stating again.

The Clutch Claw, locks both clutch and brake pedal

https://www.dingocroft.co.uk/acatalog/Centinel-Clutch-Claw ...
  Topic: Luxury Tools
ARMc

Replies: 683
Views: 142481

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:45 pm   Subject: Re: Luxury Tools
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1942743.jpg
  Topic: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
ARMc

Replies: 35
Views: 1430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:08 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
Thank you Vanafan. This helps put some pieces together and is giving me an idea of how to possibly test the theory of failing components in the hydraulic system. Once I get a trans back on I could h ...
  Topic: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
ARMc

Replies: 35
Views: 1430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:17 am   Subject: Re: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
Sodo, I totally agree with you about the TOB moving freely. However there is no return spring on the fork. Also:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1941957.jpg

My mistake, sleeve actuall ...
  Topic: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
ARMc

Replies: 35
Views: 1430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:59 am   Subject: Re: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
I have no clue what your noise is.

I can only go by what you told us.

Quiet shifts good
Lost gear
Sent out for rebuild
Unit returned rebuilt
Reinstalled with same clutch parts as before
No ...
  Topic: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
ARMc

Replies: 35
Views: 1430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:03 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
I'll say it again.......
1+1 = 2 not 3 or 4.

You had a quiet good shifting trans until it was rebuilt. That equals 2

Dave

So you don't think that the video of the engine noise could be w ...
  Topic: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
ARMc

Replies: 35
Views: 1430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:28 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
I took the trans back off today. Here is the first thing I found.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1941631.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1941630.jpg

My clutch and flywheel ...
  Topic: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
ARMc

Replies: 35
Views: 1430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 6:36 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
Sorry to ask such a simple question but is there gear oil in the thing after you got it back from the rebuilder?

Mark

Yes.
  Topic: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
ARMc

Replies: 35
Views: 1430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:21 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
danfromsyr, Thanks for that idea. I'll have to double check that when i get back out to my "shop"
  Topic: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
ARMc

Replies: 35
Views: 1430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:10 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
Seems that me you're barking up the wrong tree.

You say it ran quietly and shifted well before the gear loss.

Since the rebuild it doesn't shift and is noisy.

Cause and effect.
The only th ...
  Topic: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
ARMc

Replies: 35
Views: 1430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:04 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Transaxle KEP SVX alignment issues? poor shift and noise
Interesting. I just got off the phone with Brad from Kennedy and am considering sending in my plate to be checked. Not sure if its the problem, but checking could rule it out. Maybe send the flywhe ...
 
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