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  Topic: After Subaru conversion, engine stalls
Crughy

Replies: 33
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri May 24, 2013 7:06 am   Subject: After Subaru conversion, engine stalls
I don't want to hijack the original thread.
I have it too. but on a conversion that was ok for few years.
(EJ22 1994 on a 87 manual).
I am puzzled. the conversion is like 5 y.o.
It used to stall a ...
  Topic: Vans in the Snow
Crughy

Replies: 644
Views: 112460

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 6:36 pm   Subject: Vans in the Snow
Took a lof of digging...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1013526.jpg
  Topic: Vanagons in the dark - Photo thread
Crughy

Replies: 98
Views: 20373

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 4:27 pm   Subject: Vanagons in the dark - Photo thread
Old stuff!
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/595306.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/475420.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/429035.jpg

JP
  Topic: The Vanagon GoPro thread......Post them up :-)
Crughy

Replies: 27
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Nov 04, 2012 4:24 pm   Subject: The Vanagon GoPro thread......Post them up :-)
Here is one from the Magdalen Islands in Quebec. Hidden paradise, esp in a westy!
Not mine, but I was lucky enough to be there in the beginning of summer.

http://vimeo.com/49134420

Westy and ki ...
  Topic: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread
Crughy

Replies: 1325
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:40 pm   Subject: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread
After an amazing time kiting in the Magdalen islands in Quebec.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/961227.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/961229.jpg

There is a good reason, ...
  Topic: Quebec- Saguenay / Lac St Jean / Charlevois advice.
Crughy

Replies: 27
Views: 4303

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:14 pm   Subject: Quebec- Saguenay / Lac St Jean / Charlevois advice.
Exactly. Like Bubusse said. No worry. Some do, some don't speak English. Most have at least some knowledge.
You ll find someone to help you out in the worst case.

It's part of the fun. A smile is ...
  Topic: Quebec- Saguenay / Lac St Jean / Charlevois advice.
Crughy

Replies: 27
Views: 4303

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:39 pm   Subject: Quebec- Saguenay / Lac St Jean / Charlevois advice.
If you have time, go up with the 172 and down the 170. Most interest are along those roads (170 mainly).

The 381 is real nice, there is absolutely nothing. Part of it Sepaq where dogs could be bann ...
  Topic: My syncro westy: 3 months so far with LOTS of pics.
Crughy

Replies: 75
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:21 am   Subject: My syncro westy: 3 months so far with LOTS of pics.
As for questions, yes I will be building my own bumpers and spare tire carrier(s?), it has many years of Maine stickers on the plate but was originally Canadian (don't know complete history).

I'll ...
  Topic: Quebec- Saguenay / Lac St Jean / Charlevois advice.
Crughy

Replies: 27
Views: 4303

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 10:11 am   Subject: Quebec- Saguenay / Lac St Jean / Charlevois advice.
Dog and Sepaq... won,t work.

In some reserve, it may be okay but not the park.

Charlevoix is amazing. Saguenay is fantastic too. The landscapes are just amazing.

Tadoussac should ok this time ...
  Topic: The ultimate 16" Doka and totally rebuilt too.
Crughy

Replies: 35
Views: 6230

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:21 am   Subject: The ultimate 16" Doka and totally rebuilt too.
Just superb!

It seems huge! I can't imagine all the stuff you can put in the back!

Would make an excellent expedition vehicle.

I love the wheels.
I have the same I think. Audis. But origina ...
  Topic: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread
Crughy

Replies: 1325
Views: 660080

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2011 6:28 pm   Subject: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread
Great day kayaking on a nice river. Westy all set up for that kind of trip.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/848654.jpg

JP
  Topic: A Vanagon mechanic just died under a van...
Crughy

Replies: 39
Views: 10980

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:38 am   Subject: A Vanagon mechanic just died under a van...
He was a great man. Very nice guy! Eager to help and eager to teach. A great passionate mech. Every body is surprised it happened to him. He was very cautious. All the time. Not a shortcut guy. Somet ...
  Topic: subaru swap no BS
Crughy

Replies: 50
Views: 2025

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:21 am   Subject: subaru swap no BS
Hans at vanaru.com does exactly that. Turnkey installs. He does it or can have someone to do it.

He got the best parts from different vendors but now, most of the parts needed are built by him or ...
  Topic: Six kayaks on the Westy
Crughy

Replies: 8
Views: 1211

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 8:23 am   Subject: Six kayaks on the Westy
Just amazing. Thanks for the end. It looked too easy!
  Topic: No Headlights
Crughy

Replies: 12
Views: 1397

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 28, 2011 7:04 pm   Subject: No Headlights
I had something similar once.

I had running lights, I could have the high beam on when I pressed the lever, but that was it. Only for a tenth of a second.

I played with the wires in the steerin ...
  Topic: Baja Thanksgiving
Crughy

Replies: 17
Views: 2415

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2010 6:15 pm   Subject: Re: Baja Thanksgiving




that has to be the picture of the year. Smile Applause[/quote]

Unreal pic!

What's the spot on water right by the westy. Birds?

JP
  Topic: trip to Alaska in January in 91 Syncro- Help!
Crughy

Replies: 56
Views: 4944

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2010 6:11 pm   Subject: trip to Alaska in January in 91 Syncro- Help!
Well... I am going to be negative. But it is quite a trip!

You can't afford not to fix your heater. Plain and simple.
You will need an extra one in back up too. Propane or something.

In January ...
  Topic: Show your Kayak campertop racks
Crughy

Replies: 59
Views: 23914

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 24, 2010 6:02 pm   Subject: Show your Kayak campertop racks
Crughy,

I have always thought that is the strongest way to mount Westy top racks.

Have you seen any deformation and/or paint wear at the rain gutters, (from the gutter extension mounts)?

thx, ...
  Topic: Show your Kayak campertop racks
Crughy

Replies: 59
Views: 23914

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 23, 2010 4:51 pm   Subject: Show your Kayak campertop racks
I have some pics in my gallery I think.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/719567.jpg

Pop top shocks are really useful. Impossible otherwise.
Simple rack and windsurf pads.
https://www.th ...
  Topic: road trip
Crughy

Replies: 5
Views: 955

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2010 6:20 pm   Subject: road trip
just one more in the long tradition here within the witness protection program. fair tradewinds to you sir!

I wanted to make a joke about Big Pine Key...

Witness Protection Program... you nail i ...
 
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