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  Topic: Thread size for the oxygen sensor
DanHoug

Replies: 2
Views: 109

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 8:38 pm   Subject: Re: Thread size for the oxygen sensor
18mm x 1.5mm
  Topic: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
DanHoug

Replies: 56
Views: 1776

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 3:45 pm   Subject: Re: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
that's a vacuum diaphragm and should hold suction with zero bleeding. nada. you should also be able to observe the mechanism inside the dist move when suction is applied, tho on a 1.9 dist i'm not po ...
  Topic: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
DanHoug

Replies: 56
Views: 1776

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 3:35 pm   Subject: Re: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
i would remove that capacitor on your AFM for two reasons... the non-soldered wires can setup strange make/break connections with engine resonance at specific RPMs and cause signals the ECU can't inte ...
  Topic: 2.1 WBX RPM surging - Diagnosing with the new "WBX Emulator"
DanHoug

Replies: 19
Views: 576

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 6:00 am   Subject: Re: 2.1 WBX RPM surging - Diagnosing with the new "WBX Emulator"
here's a decent article on O2 sensor operation..
https://www.aa1car.com/library/o2sensor.htm

notice on the "Oxygen Sensor Switching Voltage" that at the 14.7:1 mix ratio the *slightest* ...
  Topic: Stuck in Welcome NV - No start - 90 Westy (SOLVED)
DanHoug

Replies: 24
Views: 671

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 24, 2021 4:48 am   Subject: Re: Stuck in Welcome NV - No start - 90 Westy
if you were doing a deadhead pump test, it can show 70 psi (really should be higher deadhead) but have very low volume, and this may indeed be the case if the pump is wired backwards.

if this was ...
  Topic: New super white paint that cools.
DanHoug

Replies: 66
Views: 2057

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 3:02 pm   Subject: Re: New super white paint that cools.
Folks--- this paint is more than white paint. it actually has more emissivity than absorptance. this means it actually COOLS the surface below ambient, which is truly innovative. read the science:
h ...
  Topic: Having issues getting 1.9 MT back in
DanHoug

Replies: 9
Views: 308

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:59 am   Subject: Re: Having issues getting 1.9 MT back in
do you have a load leveler on your lift? really helps getting the angles right to mating to trans and the lifting in place.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1680272.jpg

https://www.thesamb ...
  Topic: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
DanHoug

Replies: 40
Views: 2232

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 7:58 pm   Subject: Re: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
you'll need the BOSCH2 noid light... too cheap to rent, just buy one.

your rotor will have a resistance bridge in it that is OEM. your plug wire should measure 5k ohms resistance from end to end, w ...
  Topic: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
DanHoug

Replies: 40
Views: 2232

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 5:42 pm   Subject: Re: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
Heat and high voltage wear them out, sleeping should be fine!
  Topic: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
DanHoug

Replies: 40
Views: 2232

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:27 pm   Subject: Re: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
Floodwood- your cap and rotor pictures are fine. no sign of carbon arcing. there's always crusty schmoo on the electrodes.

several questions... you have a resistance rotor, i assume resistance plu ...
  Topic: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
DanHoug

Replies: 56
Views: 1776

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 6:04 am   Subject: Re: 1.9L engine miss at 2800 rpm?
Tom- were this mine, i'd want to pin down whether the miss is fuel or spark related. to do that, attach a timing light to the coil lead and either rev the engine stationary if that induces the miss or ...
  Topic: Help Troubleshooting/ Diagnosing intermittent poor running issue
DanHoug

Replies: 4
Views: 190

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 4:09 pm   Subject: Re: Help Troubleshooting/ Diagnosing intermittent poor running issue
the Bosch O2 sensor models used in our vans are considered 'tune up' items that become suspect around 60k miles. sure lots of people go longer. a bit of silicone RTV from either an engine gasket, exh ...
  Topic: Bus Depot Rear Hatch Shelter
DanHoug

Replies: 28
Views: 3016

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:54 pm   Subject: Re: Bus Depot Rear Hatch Shelter
nice!
  Topic: Bus Depot Rear Hatch Shelter
DanHoug

Replies: 28
Views: 3016

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:38 pm   Subject: Re: Bus Depot Rear Hatch Shelter
Side tent option.. and we thought we invented camper coolness!

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  Topic: defective vanagon rubber head gaskets?
DanHoug

Replies: 15
Views: 510

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:53 pm   Subject: Re: defective vanagon rubber head gaskets?
drilling into this... which job got hot? #1, #2, or both?

heat absolutely will change the composition of neoprene. upper temp limit of around 275F.

has anyone by chance re-surfaced the tops of ...
  Topic: defective vanagon rubber head gaskets?
DanHoug

Replies: 15
Views: 510

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 4:07 pm   Subject: Re: defective vanagon rubber head gaskets?
Anyone out there having issues with the rubber water jacket seal failing almost immediatly after a rebuild.. they just fall apart when touched..cant believe it. you can literally pull the rubber apart ...
  Topic: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
DanHoug

Replies: 40
Views: 2232

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 5:51 pm   Subject: Re: Very strange "no power" phenomenon with '89 2.1 (SOLVED)
Ignition coils are high voltages devices and do not always responded to low voltage resistance tests. In the broadcast world where tube transmitter can run 10,0000 volts plate voltage, a ‘high pot’ te ...
  Topic: Pros and cons of carburetor waterboxer
DanHoug

Replies: 31
Views: 1072

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:35 pm   Subject: Re: Pros and cons of carburetor waterboxer

Has anyone heard of AquaTune? It’s a hydrogen on demand system that can get installed on basically any engine and can allegedly increase fuel economy at least 20%.

its the one secret the oil comp ...
  Topic: 85-91 Vanagon Front Seats with Arm Rests - AZ?
DanHoug

Replies: 4
Views: 155

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:06 pm   Subject: Re: Wanted - 85-91 Vanagon Front Seats with Arm Rests - AZ?
i've got a pair of gray fabric Westy seats in good condition... but shipping would kill you. the Westy seat has a shorter bolster and thinner foam so it sits at the same ht on the swivel base.

hav ...
  Topic: Search feature
DanHoug

Replies: 8
Views: 290

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:59 pm   Subject: Re: Search feature
also, including "samba" in quotes, in the google search box forces the word samba in the results. it's what i always do, well, i always do the verbatim search which is even more specific.
 
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