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  Topic: Camping in a Tin-Top Vanagon?
DeezUU

Replies: 37
Views: 6061

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:33 pm   Subject: Camping in a Tin-Top Vanagon?
BTW... the yutes sleep up top, me and the lady are below in the boom-boom-room. Nice having a full width bed as opposed to a Westy's chopped matress and cabinets. May end up building a trailer in the ...
  Topic: Camping in a Tin-Top Vanagon?
DeezUU

Replies: 37
Views: 6061

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2015 5:26 pm   Subject: Camping in a Tin-Top Vanagon?
How we do it. I have a LOT less into this than a full on Westy but have everything a pop-top does EXCEPT standing room. It sucks getting dressed in the AM, but after we're up and out... it's business ...
  Topic: Cell Phone Mounting Position
DeezUU

Replies: 22
Views: 4797

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:51 pm   Subject: Cell Phone Mounting Position
Found that my iPhone 4S fits PERFECT in landscape mode with a cheap case in the ashtray. I routed the 30pin through the back and now use it there as my speedo (thanks to it ceasing to work last month) ...
  Topic: Hightop vs Poptop
DeezUU

Replies: 58
Views: 6952

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 9:04 pm   Subject: Re: poptop hightop
...It pretty much is a "vs" scenario because if you want to convert a tintop to a raised-roof camper you have to choose between one or the other....

Well... there is a 3rd way <insert ...
  Topic: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
DeezUU

Replies: 67
Views: 7810

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:53 pm   Subject: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
Cheap is cheap.

Understatement of the day!! I was in the biz 18 years ago and my favorite type of customer was the poor sole who would hand us $150 and tell us "make it sound like a rock conce ...
  Topic: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
DeezUU

Replies: 67
Views: 7810

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 03, 2014 2:54 pm   Subject: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
Since no one has actually posted a pic of said issue... I'll show you MY solution (even though I have plenty of room because it's a media receiver). I have a small 15mm spacer (you can get them larger ...
  Topic: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
DeezUU

Replies: 67
Views: 7810

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:31 pm   Subject: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
... Go digital and leave the CDs at home. ...
Hate to burst the bubble, but CDs ARE digital ... ...

Not burst'n MY bubble. It's a poke towards the term 'digital media player'. A CD player, wrong ...
  Topic: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
DeezUU

Replies: 67
Views: 7810

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:05 am   Subject: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
that sounded harsh. no harm meant. all I'm saying is > it's a Vanagon, not a recording studio. Go digital and leave the CDs at home.

You don't have to buy from iTunes or download from the inter ...
  Topic: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
DeezUU

Replies: 67
Views: 7810

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 6:05 am   Subject: Photos of your stereo head unit if it sticks out of dash?
sheesh... you're one of those guys! If you can hear the difference between a CD and .... even low quality MP3 .... IN A VANAGON .... then you, sir, have either 400lbs of sound deadening in your van OR ...
  Topic: Let me see your tin top campers!
DeezUU

Replies: 38
Views: 9080

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 28, 2014 11:34 am   Subject: Let me see your tin top campers!
A few closer pics when we were testing the setup....

https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/t1.0-9/1898185_658548300858001_86663206_n.jpg

https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-x ...
  Topic: Let me see your tin top campers!
DeezUU

Replies: 38
Views: 9080

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 28, 2014 11:25 am   Subject: Let me see your tin top campers!
Here's something a little different for ya... (white one in the back)

https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/t1.0-9/10385395_10152076261500966_1136753384364707614_n.jpg

It's a 91 Trans ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
DeezUU

Replies: 9234
Views: 1591500

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 10, 2014 12:18 pm   Subject: What did YOU do to your van today?
First I cut a hole in the side....

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then I gave it PapapapaPOWER!!!
(well... sho ...
  Topic: Post Photos of the FRONT of your Van!
DeezUU

Replies: 435
Views: 78536

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:14 pm   Subject: Post Photos of the FRONT of your Van!
https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/t1.0-9/1743489_10151947562750966_2074974277_n.jpg
  Topic: Post Your Roof Rack Setup
DeezUU

Replies: 101
Views: 99902

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 3:48 pm   Subject: Post Your Roof Rack Setup
How I carry the longboards...

(cause there is just not enough room inside!! Laughing )

https://scontent-a-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t1/1962685_656082714437893_1875138020_n.jpg
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
DeezUU

Replies: 9234
Views: 1591500

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Mar 06, 2014 3:35 pm   Subject: What did YOU do to your van today?

I wondered when I was gonna see RTTs showing up on tin-top Vanagons. Very Nice.

Made sense for me. My kids have more room up top plus I ended up with a MUCH nicer Vanagon for the price and can cu ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
DeezUU

Replies: 9234
Views: 1591500

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:17 am   Subject: What did YOU do to your van today?


Gees...how big are those skateboards?

Original pintails... 40" and 46" Cool
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
DeezUU

Replies: 9234
Views: 1591500

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 02, 2014 7:50 am   Subject: What did YOU do to your van today?
Not so much today, but the last 2 weeks I've been busy on my '91, Dave (aka 'the Hoff'... you figure it out). Picked it up mid Feb, put in some new goodies. This is how far I have gotten

day I got ...
  Topic: rooftop tents
DeezUU

Replies: 45
Views: 8680

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Mar 01, 2014 11:47 am   Subject: rooftop tents
Put mine on a few days ago... just got to pop it open today.

https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t1/1898185_658548300858001_86663206_n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hp ...
  Topic: Good deals on Nice Vans
DeezUU

Replies: 5410
Views: 780736

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:28 pm   Subject: Good deals on Nice Vans
One for the RIGHT coasters!! Cool

http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/cto/4306901287.html

I'd probably be on this if I didn't just buy one. Wink
  Topic: rooftop tents
DeezUU

Replies: 45
Views: 8680

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:08 pm   Subject: rooftop tents
As soon as I sign my name on the line for the tin top I'm looking at, I'm ordering a Tepui so I can toss my yutes on the roof. My boys are growing like weeds and did not fit well in my Riviera pop-top ...
 
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