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  Topic: New Syncro Sending Unit - Only reading 1/2 full on a full tank
Bassyaks

Replies: 15
Views: 306

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 7:24 pm   Subject: Re: New Syncro Sending Unit - Only reading 1/2 full on a full tank
I still have 8 gallons once the needle reaches "E" , the job sucks so I live with it.
  Topic: Window mount air conditioner under Westfalia bench — a bad idea?
Bassyaks

Replies: 53
Views: 3184

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:18 pm   Subject: Re: Window mount air conditioner under Westfalia bench — a bad idea?
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  Topic: What's your favorite Westy/Vanagon mod?
Bassyaks

Replies: 355
Views: 252870

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:07 pm   Subject: Re: What's your favorite Westy/Vanagon mod?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1829615.jpg I also have one behind the front seats which will rotate 180 degrees
  Topic: Newbie Question - Opportunity or Nightmare......?
Bassyaks

Replies: 33
Views: 1035

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:17 pm   Subject: Re: Newbie Question - Opportunity or Nightmare......?
The Body work , 10-15K the mechanical is nothing to rush, the body is, it will never get better unless you start addressing the rust. Rust is the main reason they are taken off the road
  Topic: clunking noise at front wheel when backing up
Bassyaks

Replies: 18
Views: 369

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 3:57 pm   Subject: Re: clunking noise at front wheel when backing up
The radius rod washer is hitting the subframe, the bushing is shot
  Topic: Flat towing a Syncro behind a RV
Bassyaks

Replies: 22
Views: 689

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:11 pm   Subject: Re: Flat towing a Syncro behind a RV
Removing the drive shaft is a 20 minute job and I don't even have to raise the van. I do have a decoupler with a solid shaft inplace of the VC. Does anyone have photo of the tow bar installed.
  Topic: Flat towing a Syncro behind a RV
Bassyaks

Replies: 22
Views: 689

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:43 am   Subject: Flat towing a Syncro behind a RV
Has anyone towed their Syncro behind a RV, I thinking about it, it will allow more stuff to be brought along and kayaks or whatever can be mounted on top.
The RV is a class B+ with a Ford v-10 with ...
  Topic: Have you SEEN ONE on the road lately? Vanagon Spotters Thread
Bassyaks

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:07 pm   Subject: Re: Have you SEEN ONE on the road lately? Vanagon Spotters Thread
These two and mine all at a stop light in Belfast, Maine all going different ways
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  Topic: Vanagon New Car Window Stickers, PLEASE
Bassyaks

Replies: 107
Views: 8466

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 5:42 pm   Subject: Re: Vanagon New Car Window Stickers, PLEASE
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  Topic: knocking noise after messing with ignition
Bassyaks

Replies: 6
Views: 122

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 4:19 pm   Subject: Re: knocking noise after messing with ignition
Take some timing out of it
  Topic: Van only starts when turning key with pressure. What’s up?
Bassyaks

Replies: 8
Views: 247

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:05 pm   Subject: Re: Van only starts when turning key with pressure. What’s up?
check this out, see the crack?
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  Topic: Built For The Twisties
Bassyaks

Replies: 35
Views: 1720

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:47 pm   Subject: Re: Built For The Twisties
Great Test road "Tail of the Dragon"
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  Topic: FAS syncro Aux fuel tank
Bassyaks

Replies: 18
Views: 1110

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:04 pm   Subject: Re: FAS syncro Aux fuel tank
I too have one, I wish that I installed a sender unit in it, it stops the guessing and calculating .
A tip for filling the stock Syncro tank is to hold the nozzle parallel to the wheel base, it wil ...
  Topic: Headlights Square vs. Round, Stuck with the Square
Bassyaks

Replies: 4
Views: 602

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:55 pm   Subject: Re: Headlights Square vs. Round, Stuck with the Square
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  Topic: Campsite Air Conditioning Setup
Bassyaks

Replies: 35
Views: 2572

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:34 pm   Subject: Re: Campsite Air Conditioning Setup
This setup works well , you lose interior space and you have warm air running thru the exhaust tube inside the van, but it's quick , just un plug the power and go, it'll also run off the inverters fo ...
  Topic: Syncro.org?
Bassyaks

Replies: 9
Views: 873

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 7:27 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro.org?
they are just prepping you for your Syncro purchase
  Topic: Decoupler Noise
Bassyaks

Replies: 2
Views: 192

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:55 pm   Subject: Decoupler Noise
I have been chasing a driveline vibration for a while, with hours measuring angles and replacing mounts and driveshaft. it's around 35 -45 and then quiets down as the speed is increased. I removed the ...
  Topic: Starts, revs then dies
Bassyaks

Replies: 2
Views: 135

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:36 pm   Subject: Re: Starts, revs then dies
Vacuum Leak, keep looking. Check AFM boot
  Topic: Yet Another Syncro Vibration Tale
Bassyaks

Replies: 41
Views: 1980

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:37 pm   Subject: Re: Yet Another Syncro Vibration Tale
I quickly read through this, Tires are out of question . Does the input shaft bearing on the front diff have any play in it? If that bearing is shot it will cause a vibration When the drive shaft is r ...
  Topic: Syncro fuel tank removal
Bassyaks

Replies: 13
Views: 487

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:59 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro fuel tank removal
Worst Job EVER!!! since you have it out replace everything, including mounts, all lines, grommets. You'll regret it if you don't
 
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