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  Topic: Transporting Vanagon parts on road trips for gas money and fun.
BushChicken

Replies: 25
Views: 2643

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:25 am   Subject: Re: Transporting Vanagon parts on road trips for gas money and fun.
Bump to see if anyone is coming up to the Central Coast from SOCal and wants to earn some gas money to transport a transmission.

Peace.
  Topic: Transporting Vanagon parts on road trips for gas money and fun.
BushChicken

Replies: 25
Views: 2643

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:00 pm   Subject: Re: Transporting Vanagon parts on road trips for gas money and fun.
I am looking for someone coming from SoCal up to the SLO/Morro Bay area.

Maybe someone traveling for Syncro Fest??

I need a used transmission picked up in Canoga Park and I can meet you in San L ...
  Topic: Springs, shocks and bump stops, oh my.
BushChicken

Replies: 22
Views: 5513

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2016 4:45 pm   Subject: Re: Springs, shocks and bump stops, oh my.
I have searched and come to the conclusion that there are 3 possible bump stop sizes: Syncro, 2WD, and Carat.

What I haven't seen is actual photographic evidence of 3 different sizes, I have seen ...
  Topic: Larger capacity GoWesty LP tank
BushChicken

Replies: 37
Views: 6067

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:40 am   Subject: Larger capacity GoWesty LP tank
They are different. The GW one uses a Eurovan tank with adaptor brackets. Pretty nice that it comes with a level gauge.
  Topic: Need some parking advice from the Santa Cruz natives
BushChicken

Replies: 5
Views: 611

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:05 am   Subject: Need some parking advice from the Santa Cruz natives
Thanks!
  Topic: Need some parking advice from the Santa Cruz natives
BushChicken

Replies: 5
Views: 611

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 9:39 am   Subject: Need some parking advice from the Santa Cruz natives
2WD
  Topic: Need some parking advice from the Santa Cruz natives
BushChicken

Replies: 5
Views: 611

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 8:13 am   Subject: Need some parking advice from the Santa Cruz natives
I am coming into town this Sunday for an all day event at the Kaiser Permanente Pavilion and am looking for any good parking suggestions close by. Even more importantly, perhaps would be suggestions o ...
  Topic: Big changes at GoWesty
BushChicken

Replies: 83
Views: 17226

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2013 12:57 pm   Subject: Big changes at GoWesty
well when I pay $30+ extra dollars for 2-day shipping and it takes 8 days, I equate that to poor service. If the 2 day cannot be met, it should not be offered.


Hmmm, it was 6 days the last time ...
  Topic: VC LED exterior bulb replacement kit - anyone have a review?
BushChicken

Replies: 33
Views: 7282

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:27 pm   Subject: VC LED exterior bulb replacement kit - anyone have a review?
..360 degrees works best with the parabolic reflectors...
True..ish. Parabolic reflectors work best with a point source of light, so 360 degrees of leds may or may not work better than a single forw ...
  Topic: The cost of a Vanagon on Craigslist! What is behind the $
BushChicken

Replies: 32
Views: 4553

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 6:25 pm   Subject: The cost of a Vanagon on Craigslist! What is behind the $
Nice. I think people are desensitized to the actual REAL cost of goods (thanks in no small part to Wal-Mart and similar) and it is refreshing to see a simple breakdown like this.

Good luck with you ...
  Topic: Gowesty's new Hi-Lift Jack Hitch Mount
BushChicken

Replies: 17
Views: 6420

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:36 pm   Subject: Gowesty's new Hi-Lift Jack Hitch Mount
For locking stuff to my GW front hitch, I replaced the two bolts in the front corners with eyebolts.

http://www.gowesty.com/ec_view_details.php?id=4372&category_id=&category_parent_id=

I ...
  Topic: 110 shore power
BushChicken

Replies: 6
Views: 1611

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:58 pm   Subject: 110 shore power
I believe this one is a direct replacement, looks like you would need to email for a price though.

http://www.leviton.com/OA_HTML/ibeCCtpItmDspRte.jsp?item=8883&section=10929&minisite=10026
  Topic: How to remove westy side screens
BushChicken

Replies: 2
Views: 661

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2011 8:17 pm   Subject: How to remove westy side screens
1) Pry rear most bottom corner out slightly, there is a peg there that needs to clear the window frame so it can be slid rearwards.

2) Once the peg clears the frame, slide the screen rearward a bit ...
  Topic: Has anyone heard of a new GoWesty lift kit?
BushChicken

Replies: 76
Views: 23710

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:01 pm   Subject: Has anyone heard of a new GoWesty lift kit?
Its a pity that the rear damper is only 1" longer than stock. In the rear it would be possible to have a much longer shock. If I spend so much money I must have the optimum.

The rear axles a ...
  Topic: Permanent Fix for Vanagon Fuel Tank Vents
BushChicken

Replies: 70
Views: 39920

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:53 am   Subject: Permanent Fix for Vanagon Fuel Tank Vents
Smile

Here's what I have so far...........

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/853061.jpg

Using Steel Banjos & Fittings with Copper crush washers as a proper seal with no rubber grommet ...
  Topic: Feedback on pop top shocks from GoWesty
BushChicken

Replies: 63
Views: 15616

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 9:12 pm   Subject: Feedback on pop top shocks from GoWesty
who is the "originator" of this idea?

is it common for gw to capitalize on organic ideas from the v-gone community? thereby displacing those who put in the initial r&d?

kind of u ...
  Topic: Need help mounting GW SS pipes
BushChicken

Replies: 13
Views: 1467

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:42 pm   Subject: Need help mounting GW SS pipes
and the two fronts were what I was talking about.

Those connections can get swapped.

There is a big difference in length between the two front pipes. If you swapped them, one would be real lo ...
  Topic: Need help mounting GW SS pipes
BushChicken

Replies: 13
Views: 1467

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 12:04 pm   Subject: Need help mounting GW SS pipes
Having recently installed a set of SS pipes from GW, I can say with confidence that there is really only one way that they will fit, it just won't work if you try it any other way.

Oh, and TK, they ...
  Topic: #53 relay for headlights
BushChicken

Replies: 2
Views: 910

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:16 pm   Subject: #53 relay for headlights
Well, the first thing you should do is look at the relays that were supplied and make sure they aren't already rated for 40A, things might have changed in the kits from 2008.

If not, any standard ...
  Topic: Best steering wheel cover..?
BushChicken

Replies: 37
Views: 10648

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 3:01 pm   Subject: Best steering wheel cover..?
Hey! What do you know, GW has em for $10 cheaper!

http://www.gowesty.com/ec_search_results.php?search_phrase=wheelskins
 
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