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  Topic: Voltage spikes when I turn things on. Bostig swapped van.
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri May 22, 2020 1:39 pm   Subject: Voltage spikes when I turn things on. Bostig swapped van.
Hey everyone. I have a 1985 weekender and have the Bostig swap which I love. I am having one issue. I am finally diving into the voltage spiking issue I have had.

Last year I redid my swap from t ...
  Topic: New Elring flywheel seal too loose.
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:28 pm   Subject: Re: New Elring flywheel seal too loose.
Thank all of you for the feedback, the time you took to send links and share info. Itís very appreciated.

Seth, it wouldnít hurt to check. I can also measure top to bottom to see if that number ...
  Topic: New Elring flywheel seal too loose.
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: New Elring flywheel seal too loose.
Also had a guy measure his engine and the hole was 90.2
  Topic: New Elring flywheel seal too loose.
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:56 pm   Subject: Re: New Elring flywheel seal too loose.
Itís weird the hole is too big, but had that factory seal in it. I canít find that seals dimensions listed anywhere to make sure itís the typical one.
  Topic: New Elring flywheel seal too loose.
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:15 pm   Subject: Re: New Elring flywheel seal too loose.
Hey guys!

I think the person in reference is me.

Here is my issue...

Iím cleaning up and resealing an engine that came out of a 71 super beetle. I pulled the rear main seal out and it was n ...
  Topic: Who makes 2 tone door panels that have the stainless strips
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:37 am   Subject: Who makes 2 tone door panels that have the stainless strips
Hey guys,

what are my options for buying new door panels for my 64 11 window? i would prefer cards that have the stainless strips in them, but worst case if it is a large cost difference i will ge ...
  Topic: Building a bus for travel in Europe "euroBus"
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:31 am   Subject: Re: Building a bus for travel in Europe
great build so far! I am a new vanagon owner, and actually dont live to far from you. I am in Glen Burnie.
  Topic: bostig temp
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:59 am   Subject: Re: bostig temp
was the issue ever figured out? I have almost the exact same readings as you. I am currently about to flush the motor to make sure its not a rust issue
  Topic: Bostig Conversions - Post modifications here
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:53 am   Subject: Re: Bostig Conversions - Post modifications here
great thread
  Topic: Monroe Air Shocks
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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:02 am   Subject: Re: Monroe Air Shocks
There were cars using Shockwave bag/shock setups done in the early 2000s. It is not new.
  Topic: 52" Curved Light Bar 1980-1991 Westfalia
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:10 pm   Subject: Re: 52" Curved Light Bar 1980-1991 Westfalia
Hey Jael,

Would you mind sharing your setup? Looks like it femurs great. Is that a 52Ē bat? Curved or flat? And what mounting brackets did you use. I really appreciate any feedback.
  Topic: Bostig final cost
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:57 am   Subject: Re: Bostig final cost
Thanks! Yea, knowing they are so cheap it would not make sense. Shipping alone would be a killer.

I was told it was a generation 2 or 3.

The only worry i have is that it is throwing a bunch of ...
  Topic: Bostig Generations
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:52 am   Subject: Re: Bostig Generations
as a person in the market for a bostig swapped van.......I am following !
  Topic: Bostig final cost
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: Bostig final cost
I really appreciate the feedback. I was unsure if it came with the actual motor, as 7k for just adaptor parts seemed really really high, BUT, Iíve never done the swap to really know what all I would ...
  Topic: Bostig final cost
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:34 am   Subject: Re: Bostig final cost
hey guys, i am just getting my feet wet here in the vanagon world (aircooled guy naturally), and have a couple questions.

Is Bostig a company or the type of motor? I found them and it seems like a ...
  Topic: Who does convertible tops in the mid-atlantic area? Anyone?
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:42 am   Subject: Re: Who does convertible tops in the mid-atlantic area? Anyone?
Thanks for all of the info, guys. VEry appreciated! I ended up talking with Rudy and Skyline, and am dropping the car off at Skyline in a couple months. I met the owner and he gave a me great vibe, an ...
  Topic: VW Club in Maryland
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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 9:23 pm   Subject: Re: VW Club in Maryland
lol, well add me when you are back
  Topic: Jeff's 71 Vert Restoration/Reassembly
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 5:40 am   Subject: Re: Jeff's 71 Vert Restoration/Reassembly
Looks awesome
  Topic: Who does convertible tops in the mid-atlantic area? Anyone?
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 11:49 am   Subject: Re: Who does convertible tops in the mid-atlantic area? Anyone?
Malley,

You were very happy with the shop that did your first top? I will give them a call. I appreciate it.
  Topic: Who does convertible tops in the mid-atlantic area? Anyone?
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 8:36 pm   Subject: Re: Who does convertible tops in the mid-atlantic area? Anyone?
I will look into them. I decided to put the order in for all my hardware, and wood bows this week, and see what the shop who does the top wants me to order.

I wish chuck still did tops
 
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