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  Topic: New super white paint that cools.
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 7:00 am   Subject: Re: New super white paint that cools.
Iíve consulted to the IP group on the reflective paint. Itís not just white paint
  Topic: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 6:58 am   Subject: Re: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
Waiting on the coil replacement. Ignition wires age, history too?
  Topic: Vanagon Taller transaxle
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 4:19 am   Subject: Re: Vanagon Taller transaxle
Greetings. Nice first post. You waited four years!

Are you talking about an automatic transmission or manual transmission?

Also:

loose (v): to let something loose
lose (v): to fail to win, ...
  Topic: Tool battery replacement site suggestions or to avoid
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Today 4:16 am   Subject: Re: Tool battery replacement site suggestions or to avoid
Save that old one and Iíll give it a go for rework.

-Mister Sister
  Topic: A bay flippers caution
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 4:13 am   Subject: Re: A bay flippers caution
Between high margin suspension, brake, and oil changes Iím amazed there are any mechanics left in the world to work on anything else.

Now you can quick strut someone in an hour. Charge the $150 fo ...
  Topic: Assembly line/ Factory Bus pics?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Today 4:06 am   Subject: Re: Assembly line/ Factory Bus pics?
These pictures are fantastic.
  Topic: Any good news out there? Let's start.
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Today 1:42 am   Subject: Re: Any good news out there? Let's start.
After three weeks of traveling with her in the car, my ShepHusk is returning to her old personality after losing both her cat friend amd her dog friend in one month. Slowly recovering per Kubler Ross
  Topic: Importing a 74 from Europe to CA - Registering
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 1:29 am   Subject: Re: Importing a 74 from Europe to CA - Registering
is it not as simple as getting it tagged in another state then transferring that and keeping your mouth shut about it's Type 1 engine etc?

No. Moreover, what works today can end on the street in CA ...
  Topic: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 4:08 pm   Subject: Re: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
Yes, it should be smooth. I also donít like that cap wiring very much
  Topic: Front beam damage
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 4:04 pm   Subject: Re: Front beam damage
You need a new axle.
Donít drive that, itís much worse than it looks
  Topic: Importing a 74 from Europe to CA - Registering
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 4:01 pm   Subject: Re: Importing a 74 from Europe to CA - Registering
You are dead if they insist on that letter.

VW is uninterested in conforming to EPA rules, on so many levels
  Topic: Vanagon Security and Theft Prevention Thread
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Replies: 37
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 11:39 am   Subject: Re: Vanagon Security and Theft Prevention Thread
In Detroit, if you donít take off quickly , you end up on cinderblocks on the runway.
  Topic: Vanagon Security and Theft Prevention Thread
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 11:39 am   Subject: Re: Vanagon Security and Theft Prevention Thread
In Detroit, if you donít take off quickly , you end up on cinderblocks on the runway.
  Topic: A bay flippers caution
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 11:24 am   Subject: Re: A bay flippers caution
it may work for you...as long as you don't log your hours

i'll save you some time here....

so lets say i have a bus...it's ok, not perfect. i cobble together an engine from crap i have laying ar ...
  Topic: 5 goats turned into 7
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Yesterday 2:11 am   Subject: Re: 5 goats turned into 7
I had to take ours to the vet so I put the kids back in the Ram
  Topic: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 1:58 am   Subject: Re: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
Thatís not enough to cause the heat soak issue, you would have to look with an oscope to see the waveform change.

Plenty of cars run fine on out-of- spec coils.

I find half of new parts don ...
  Topic: 2003 Eurovan-on its way to the grave-advice?
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PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 5:24 pm   Subject: Re: 2003 Eurovan-on its way to the grave-advice?
Backing off used engine advice. You donít know how it failed yet.

Find out why it stopped , compression test. Get it running , oil pressure test.
  Topic: Vanagon Security and Theft Prevention Thread
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 5:19 pm   Subject: Re: Vanagon Security and Theft Prevention Thread
Iím not sure many of the GPS tracker folks have really thought through what to do when you see the track headed for Watts

Please donít contaminate this thread with how many guns you have and other ...
  Topic: Are all 1600s the same?
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 2:38 pm   Subject: Re: Are all 1600s the same?
Would an engine case with AK be ok for a '71 bus? I found the engine code AK is from a '73 bug.
according to The Samba:
AE 1971 1600cc 50bhp DIN, 60HP SAE-gross. USA-only
AK 1973 1600cc 48bhp DIN, ...
  Topic: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 11:33 am   Subject: Re: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
Thatís pointing away from fuel delivery and filter issues.

If you are comfortable, crack the top and inspect the AFM TRACK per the post above
 
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