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  Topic: Dash lights don't come on..........Anyone?
Johnagon

Replies: 9
Views: 1280

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2008 12:05 pm   Subject: Dash lights don't come on..........Anyone?
I just checked the fuses. It's funny, I had a BLADE fuse blown. Put a new one in and moved the dimmer dial around and POP ! It blew again ! I swapped in a spare switch(presumably good) and proceeded t ...
  Topic: Dash lights don't come on..........Anyone?
Johnagon

Replies: 9
Views: 1280

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:37 pm   Subject: Dash lights don't come on..........Anyone?
Hey folks, I got into my van the other evening and noticed that when I put the lights on that the dash(instrument) lights didn't come on. Along with that the ciggy light didn't come on either. I figur ...
  Topic: Canvas..... treat it or not?
Johnagon

Replies: 28
Views: 5898

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 1:29 pm   Subject: Canvas..... treat it or not?
I think that I'll go ahead and give it a shot of spray protector. It won't hurt. The canvas replacement wasn't very difficult to carry out. However, I don't really want to do it again if I don't have ...
  Topic: Canvas..... treat it or not?
Johnagon

Replies: 28
Views: 5898

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 27, 2008 9:36 pm   Subject: Canvas..... treat it or not?
I just finished my canvas replacement and was wondering if anyone had an opinion about treating it with a rain repellent or Scotch guard?
  Topic: Where is the heater resistor........
Johnagon

Replies: 3
Views: 787

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 3:51 pm   Subject: Where is the heater resistor........
Does that mean I'll be doing a dash removal ? Or can I get to it from the underside?
  Topic: Where is the heater resistor........
Johnagon

Replies: 3
Views: 787

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 26, 2008 2:13 pm   Subject: Where is the heater resistor........
I have a feeling that I will need to replace my heater resistor. The switch has been smelling like "fire" is on the way while using the front blower motor. (speed 2 anyhow)Does anyone know i ...
  Topic: Mid seat Question. I need pictures
Johnagon

Replies: 4
Views: 873

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri May 09, 2008 7:22 am   Subject: Mid seat Question. I need pictures
Those are great pictures. Thanks. How does it stay in place? Does it pick up the exsiting bolt holes ? Are there any other clamps to put in ?
  Topic: Mid seat Question. I need pictures
Johnagon

Replies: 4
Views: 873

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 7:04 am   Subject: Mid seat Question. I need pictures
Can someone post a photo or two of the mid captains seat being installed? I have the rails in my '85, I have a seat coming to me. I was just wondering about the installation of it. Thanks
  Topic: Seen Ben's new Ride??
Johnagon

Replies: 16
Views: 3123

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 07, 2008 8:32 am   Subject: Seen Ben's new Ride??
I'd say that is one sweet Westy ! Thanks for sharing the work you have done with us. Lots of good stuff off the site also. Keep up the good work.
John
  Topic: Pop Top restoration questions
Johnagon

Replies: 56
Views: 12243

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 1:04 pm   Subject: Pop Top restoration questions
OK so, I hear the way to go is paint. I'll find some hull paint around here somewhere. Now, what do I do to prep the fiberglass? Should it be cleaned first?

Thanks, John
  Topic: Pop Top restoration questions
Johnagon

Replies: 56
Views: 12243

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 12:49 pm   Subject: Re: Pop Top restoration questions
I will be changing my canvas very soon. I plan on removing the top to do this. When the top is off I'm going to clean the mold spots from the inner surface. Before putting new seals all round, I'd lik ...
  Topic: Pop Top restoration questions
Johnagon

Replies: 56
Views: 12243

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 10:32 am   Subject: Pop Top restoration questions
I'm not after a yellow'ish hew either. Sounds like I might be looking for some boat paint.
  Topic: Pop Top restoration questions
Johnagon

Replies: 56
Views: 12243

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 04, 2008 5:22 am   Subject: Pop Top restoration questions
I will be changing my canvas very soon. I plan on removing the top to do this. When the top is off I'm going to clean the mold spots from the inner surface. Before putting new seals all round, I'd lik ...
  Topic: "Samba Campout" ?
Johnagon

Replies: 71
Views: 7793

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 7:30 pm   Subject: "Samba Campout" ?
I'm from Montreal, and I'm in for anywhere in the north east. As a matter of fact , count in three others from here at least.
  Topic: Pop top info/opinions
Johnagon

Replies: 5
Views: 1103

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 10:12 pm   Subject: Pop top info/opinions
Is there a better poptop seal?
  Topic: Pop top info/opinions
Johnagon

Replies: 5
Views: 1103

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:43 am   Subject: Pop top info/opinions
I'm looking for your opinions and experience. I'll be swapping in a nice new three window canvas as soon as the snow melts this spring. The metal inside the seals is finished and will need to be done ...
  Topic: Quebec, Eastern Ontario fests ....... maybe New England
Johnagon

Replies: 0
Views: 610

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 6:14 pm   Subject: Quebec, Eastern Ontario fests ....... maybe New England
I'd like to know if there are any upcoming camp outs or get togethers planned for this season in the area. I'd love to here about them. If there is nothing going on lets get one on the go.
  Topic: Alternate Fuel pump ?
Johnagon

Replies: 8
Views: 1980

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2008 3:57 pm   Subject: Alternate Fuel pump ?
Thanks. Thats the kind of info I was looking for. I'll start my search for an alternate.
  Topic: Alternate Fuel pump ?
Johnagon

Replies: 8
Views: 1980

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 2:53 pm   Subject: Alternate Fuel pump ?
I tried the search and came up with nothing. Has anyone ever heard of an alternate fuel pump that would fit a Vanagon ? I seem to remember reading somewhere that there is a Ford or yes even a Jaguar f ...
  Topic: coolant light staying on and won't listen to me
Johnagon

Replies: 8
Views: 1081

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:32 pm   Subject: coolant light staying on and won't listen to me
I've written this before without any responses. My vans coolant light will blink if I don't leave the key half on for about 3 seconds prior to starting.
What I should say is, If I turn the key tow ...
 
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