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  Topic: Sanchius and Tuna ride again...
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 12:41 pm   Subject: Re: Sanchius and Tuna ride again...
Looks a bit dry too, did you PBB it ? I know oil get soaked up in Husky glitter easily
  Topic: Has Spark, Has Fuel, Won't Start... Help!
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 7:58 am   Subject: Re: Has Spark, Has Fuel, Won't Start... Help!
Give it a sniff of ether, three second blast, to separate ignition from fuel on the diagnostic tree.

Put the distributor back to TDC for this.
  Topic: 2002 MV stranded in Kansas need ideas
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PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Today 7:53 am   Subject: Re: 2002 MV stranded in Kansas need ideas
#rant-mode-on

Bad fuel, clogged filter, plugged cat, and bad ECU are the fake news of the auto world internet. It seems like these diagnoses get thrown out on every problem.

Bad fuel - take a sa ...
  Topic: Go Westy rear disc brake kit for Vanagon
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 7:34 am   Subject: Re: Go Westy rear disc brake kit for Vanagon
That should ends any question regarding what is best for a car.

Racing != driving

Did you know that racing pads don't reach full braking effectiveness until they are heated up, by design? I ki ...
  Topic: Original add-a-room tent.. whatís it worth?
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 7:30 am   Subject: Re: Original add-a-room tent.. whatís it worth?
Now you can go back to the owner and tell s/him what it is worth, and not be 'that guy'
  Topic: Ethenal free gas??
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 5:14 am   Subject: Re: Ethenal free gas??
You should be replacing anything original in the gas lines regardless of condition and you should use a modern fuel line Rated for ethanol containing gas.

Most of whatís written about ethanol gas i ...
  Topic: The stickers on your bus....
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 1:21 am   Subject: Re: The stickers on your bus....
These are the stickers in my bus. Back when I was young and stupid, I put every sticker I could on this thing.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1784655.jpg

Wicked smahrt.
  Topic: Go Westy rear disc brake kit for Vanagon
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 1:19 am   Subject: Re: Go Westy rear disc brake kit for Vanagon
Itís much more rewarding to bolt shiny new stuff and post specious arguments about brakes on your Bus, than to report that you adjusted them, today.

Itís a poor value upgrade, and also your money t ...
  Topic: Travels with your dog - where do they ride?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 1:06 am   Subject: Re: Travels with your dog - where do they ride?
We try to keep our dog in the back. Current one rides on the rear seat now that she knows to stay in back.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/895665.jpg

NamedCharlotte, Shirley.
  Topic: How Long Have You Owned Yours?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 7:53 am   Subject: Re: How Long Have You Owned Yours?
Dorothy smiling down at you, Dan.
  Topic: Is this CV pitting beyond regreasing? Hub orientation?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 7:51 am   Subject: Re: Is this CV pitting beyond regreasing? Hub orientation?
The beauty of CVs is you can ignore all the advice, replace them , install them. And listen for the next 5000-?? Miles and know if they are running ok.

Unless you are completely situationally Unaw ...
  Topic: New Auto Box No Reverse ?
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 5:47 am   Subject: Re: New Auto Box No Reverse ?
Definitely plan on taking your bus to the shop. You canít assess a transmission over phone, internet, or ouiji board.
  Topic: 1991 Multivan TDI build
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:33 pm   Subject: Re: 1991 Multivan TDI build
Better to be in a body shop all winter than to be on the salty roads. That will be a beauty when itís done. Orly blue was one the best colors VW used on the Vanagons.

The French took one look ...
  Topic: Rounded proboscis proof of concept testing
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:19 am   Subject: Re: Rounded proboscis proof of concept testing
Go this one and talk to the-reps there. They are very tolerant and wonít laugh at you, since most of them are educators.

My 14th one.

Phoenix . Thanksgiving weekend before


https://www.aps ...
  Topic: Bitcoin
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Replies: 102
Views: 6360

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 11:08 am   Subject: Re: Bitcoin
This thread was started in December, 2017.

Looks pretty bad if you bought at that time.

$16,700 around then to $6,700 now. Ooops!

No load SP fund up 42% in the same time period

Two years ...
  Topic: My Faith in mankind has been restored
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:51 am   Subject: Re: My Faith in mankind has been restored
Thatís exactly why civilian control of the military is in the Constitution.

Sad that people go through life like that, so terrified.
  Topic: Why is it so damn hard for someone to sell parts?
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:36 am   Subject: Re: Why is it so damn hard for someone to sell parts?
what about if there just thinking about selling it and testing the watters??? Rolling Eyes

Aka how big a sucker can I land?

In my state if you sell more than 5 a year you are a dealer. Flippers who ge ...
  Topic: All things uniWerks Design
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:48 am   Subject: Re: All things uniWerks Design
I am now testing a new product idea, a hardwired night light for the upper bunk. Would there be interest in this vaguely worded product? LOL.

My daughter likes a nightlight, so I thought this would ...
  Topic: Introducing Mary Jane.. '78 Westy sweetheart story
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:42 am   Subject: Re: Introducing Mary Jane.. '78 Westy sweetheart story
It was an era where the Cold War meant many weird things happened at the borders on Berlin. Governments were not allowed to acknowledge the legitimacy of their political rivals, while at the same time ...
  Topic: Pay to drive your VW van for about an hour in GA(you in the van)
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:11 am   Subject: Re: Pay to drive your VW van for about an hour in GA(you in the van)
Import Service & Restoration
1624 Atlanta Rd.
Marietta, Ga 30060
770-434-4093
Mon-Fri 9AM-6PM

These guys have quite a few busses in their lot.
Couldnít tell you if any of them run but ...
 
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