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  Topic: Noisy Fuel Pump
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 15, 2014 5:37 pm   Subject: Noisy Fuel Pump
I had a noisy fuel pump so I replaced it with a new one. Which is now just as noisy? Any ideas?
  Topic: I'm so sorry, but I'm going to ask about Vanagon tires.
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 11
Views: 1179

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:51 am   Subject: I'm so sorry, but I'm going to ask about Vanagon tires.
Nexen sv820.

I just put these on my van and they are great.
  Topic: How many air cooled owners do we have?
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 171
Views: 18882

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 9:01 am   Subject: MOAB 2014
Just took our 82 Westy now named "Faith" to Moab and back this last week. Super fun trip with out any mechanical issues. Got to love the air cooled, slow and steady!! Have fun this summer!! ...
  Topic: Nexen sv820
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 4
Views: 1260

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 8:52 am   Subject: Thanks
Sorry, took it the wrong way, again thank you it was very helpful of you.
  Topic: Nexen sv820
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 4
Views: 1260

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:32 pm   Subject: Thanks
Thanks for the snotty reply it was really helpful. I had been searching all morning and could not find what I wanted but you did. Thanks again!
  Topic: Nexen sv820
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 4
Views: 1260

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 8:45 am   Subject: Nexen sv820
Any one running a Nexen sv820 on their Westy? How are they?

I'm thinking of putting these on my 1982. Thanks in advance!
  Topic: Water Tank/Beer Cooler
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 5
Views: 616

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 6:03 am   Subject: Thanks
Thanks Dan that's what I was looking for. Appreciate it! First real camping trip this weekend to Moab. Come on Sunday:)
  Topic: Water Tank/Beer Cooler
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 5
Views: 616

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 08, 2014 9:39 pm   Subject: Water Tank/Beer Cooler
My faucet for the sink is not working and I will not have time to mess with it before the next camping trip. Anyway my question is this, has anyone used the water tank as a beer cooler? I was thinking ...
  Topic: How many air cooled owners do we have?
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 171
Views: 18882

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:58 pm   Subject: 82 Westy
Bought my first VW last summer 1982 Westy. With the help of a local friend got her tuned up last summer and she is still running great.
Been doing a tone of cosmetics recently getting her ready for ...
  Topic: Go Westy Hitch 1982 air-cooled vanagon
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 7
Views: 1009

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2014 10:19 am   Subject: Bike rack
I ended up just buying the fiamma bike rack from busdepot.com they have a good deal on them now. Thanks for your advice!
  Topic: Go Westy Hitch 1982 air-cooled vanagon
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 7
Views: 1009

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 1:13 am   Subject: go westy hitch air cooled
Personally, the hitch is sort of out there, if it is contacted heavy, that load is transferred into the engine carrier. Not my choice of sacrificial parts.


What do you mean?
  Topic: Go Westy Hitch 1982 air-cooled vanagon
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 7
Views: 1009

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 1:11 am   Subject: go westy hitch
I called go westy and they said they use to sell this hitch to all models, but some people were getting too much sway so they introduced the T-bar to solve this problem, does not work with the 82 air ...
  Topic: Go Westy Hitch 1982 air-cooled vanagon
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 7
Views: 1009

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:11 am   Subject: Go Westy Hitch 1982 air-cooled vanagon
Has anyone installed the go westy hitch on air cooled westy? I understand that the exhaust gets in the way but can a welder find another quick fix to attach it? Any pictures would be greatly apprecia ...
  Topic: Help me solve this starter problem... Ay dios mio!
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 15
Views: 1700

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 8:08 am   Subject: I have the same issue
Sounds like we are having similar issues. Just yesterday I replaced the fuel pump and filter as well as installed a new relay kit. Car is running better and the new pump so much quieter, but still a h ...
  Topic: Oil light blinking, engine seems to be overheating?
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 14
Views: 2270

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 12:03 pm   Subject: Hey
Ordered a new fuel pump and hard start relay kit which I will install next week. Also changed out all the fuel lines. Man I love my Air Cooled. Also thanks for the advice on running at higher RPM, tha ...
  Topic: Oil light blinking, engine seems to be overheating?
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 14
Views: 2270

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2013 7:08 pm   Subject: 82 westy
It was the distributor and really old spark plugs. Problem solved.
  Topic: Just Bought a 1982 Air Cooled Westfalia
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 8
Views: 1034

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 9:28 am   Subject: Thanks Everyone!
I am seeing a vw air cooled mechanic tomorrow. I let you all know what he finds! Thanks for all the advice!
  Topic: Oil light blinking, engine seems to be overheating?
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 14
Views: 2270

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 1:44 pm   Subject: Thanks
Middle light is blinking. The rubber seal around the engine is not tight! I have a feeling I have a lot of work in my future. Luckily it is not my daily driver and I bought it this summer in the hopes ...
  Topic: Oil light blinking, engine seems to be overheating?
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 14
Views: 2270

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:50 am   Subject: Thanks
I posted the pictures in my gallery so you all could take a look. Sure am glad I am going to see a good mechanic on Sat to get me started. I paid 5000 for the car knowing I was going to have to put a ...
  Topic: Oil light blinking, engine seems to be overheating?
ColoradoWesty82

Replies: 14
Views: 2270

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:27 am   Subject: Oil light blinking, engine seems to be overheating?
I just bought an 82 air cooled westy the other day. It was about two hours from my house and on the way home the engine light started blinking at the end of the trip. I was about 10 minutes from home ...
 
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