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  Topic: fly fishing
BoneMachine

Replies: 35
Views: 8295

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 9:48 am   Subject: fly fishing
Hey Chef,
I'll be at the Marlborough Show on Sunday.

Fly fishing has been a part of my life since about 1987.

I've always said that hookin' into an Albie is like hookin' a VW.

Admin note: P ...
  Topic: Got my bostig kit today!
BoneMachine

Replies: 9
Views: 1216

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 10:16 am   Subject: Got my bostig kit today!
Congrats, you're going to love it!
  Topic: Battery disconnect for safety
BoneMachine

Replies: 38
Views: 13232

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 10:12 am   Subject: Battery disconnect for safety
Hey Everyone,
I'm wondering if there are any further thoughts on the 'kill' switches? Has anybody installed the twin battery switch that Dylan suggested? Waterproof versions?
I want to install, at ...
  Topic: Good short trip with big bummer
BoneMachine

Replies: 28
Views: 2947

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 4:54 pm   Subject: Good short trip with big bummer
Deb, That can all be fixed. The important thing is you spent some time with your dad. He got to do some fishing, spend time with his loving daughter and the best part, he has a story to tell his frien ...
  Topic: Daizee broke hip Tues. ~ now on the mend
BoneMachine

Replies: 77
Views: 9346

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 3:11 pm   Subject: Daizee broke hip Tues. ~ now on the mend
Please, let her know we're sending lots of love and healing vibes.
She'll be back behind the wheel in no time!
  Topic: Dead mouse in Vanagon vent system!!!!! Ughhh!!!
BoneMachine

Replies: 15
Views: 3834

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 3:46 pm   Subject: Dead mouse in Vanagon vent system!!!!! Ughhh!!!
Our '83.5 was parked for a couple of years and became completely fouled by mice. Totally disgusting. I traded it toward our current van. We discovered Fresh Cab;
http://www.earth-kind.com/products/re ...
  Topic: creaky front suspension
BoneMachine

Replies: 4
Views: 1377

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 3:41 pm   Subject: creaky front suspension
I had squeaking and replaced the upper control arm bushings. It helped, but there are still squeaks now and them. I recently developed loud creaking, different from the squeaking sounds (like a bed), ...
  Topic: Pre-trip rituals
BoneMachine

Replies: 20
Views: 3640

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 2:01 pm   Subject: Pre-trip rituals
I check my wallet to be sure I have my AAA Plus card.
  Topic: Brand New Bostig AC build out Dream --> Reality!
BoneMachine

Replies: 13
Views: 1813

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 07, 2013 10:43 am   Subject: Brand New Bostig AC build out Dream --> Reality!
This would be ideal! Good luck with the project.
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  Topic: Syncro Westy Build Log - With Pics
BoneMachine

Replies: 587
Views: 229220

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 05, 2013 7:52 am   Subject: Syncro Westy Build Log - With Pics
Looks good, I ate lots of sawdust

Yes you did LOL

http://i568.photobucket.com/albums/ss124/Hodakaguy/vw%20Syncro%20II/VW%20Syncro%20III/DSC02718.jpg



Hodakaguy

Man, I hope you wore a du ...
  Topic: USB plug and LED flex light
BoneMachine

Replies: 18
Views: 5470

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 7:25 am   Subject: USB plug and LED flex light
Very nice! I'd just installed GW Osram Copilot Map Lights in the same location, on both passenger and drivers side. Got the idea from Ben's Tornado Red Beast. I really dig your idea, quite versatile.
  Topic: Westfalia curtains
BoneMachine

Replies: 66
Views: 52472

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 6:50 am   Subject: Westfalia curtains
Excellent work, Debbiej! That material looks totally OEM, I'd swear it came over on the boat from Germany. Fantastic post, congrats!!
  Topic: Does anyone actually use their front table?
BoneMachine

Replies: 51
Views: 8043

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 7:30 am   Subject: Does anyone actually use their front table?
Brian,
Nice work! I'm making a replacement table for my weekender. It's flame maple, with ebony pins, and it'll have 'breadboard ends' to attempt to keep it flat. I'll finish it one of these days. ...
  Topic: Does anyone actually use their front table?
BoneMachine

Replies: 51
Views: 8043

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:45 pm   Subject: Does anyone actually use their front table?
How long have you had the wooden tables in your van? Have they remained flat?
  Topic: Does anyone actually use their front table?
BoneMachine

Replies: 51
Views: 8043

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:12 pm   Subject: Does anyone actually use their front table?
I remember that Ben had a cool way to mount the table and pedestal on the rear ceiling, above the engine. That was in the Tornado Red 'Beast'. I'll see if I can find the picture.
Here's the link;
h ...
  Topic: Vanagons seen in media: film, Internet, games, magazines, etc.
BoneMachine

Replies: 1252
Views: 211680

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:04 pm   Subject: Vanagons seen in media: film, Internet, games, magazines, etc.
'Searching For Sugar Man' great movie! Anyway, there was some film footage shot in South Africa in 1998 and there was a fantastic SA vangon.
  Topic: Dreaded fuse panel issue
BoneMachine

Replies: 3
Views: 532

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:36 am   Subject: Dreaded fuse panel issue
I realize this seemed like a ho-hum topic, but I learned a valuable lesson, maybe a couple. First, I didn't screw up anything when I dropped the fuse panel. That wasn't the problem. After some trouble ...
  Topic: Anybody know what this is for? - Driver side attachment
BoneMachine

Replies: 13
Views: 1129

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2013 3:35 pm   Subject: Anybody know what this is for? - Driver side attachment
Looks like somebody had an idea! Both of my vans had cb radios in their former lives.
  Topic: Dreaded fuse panel issue
BoneMachine

Replies: 3
Views: 532

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 3:52 pm   Subject: Dreaded fuse panel issue
Thanks, I'll check first thing in the morning.
  Topic: Dreaded fuse panel issue
BoneMachine

Replies: 3
Views: 532

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:07 pm   Subject: Dreaded fuse panel issue
I've got a problem here. I decided to go install the intermittent wiper relay, it's just plug and play, what could go wrong? Put it back together,now the van won't start. First time I turned the key t ...
 
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