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  Topic: Reflections on a trip way down south.
Rhinoculips

Replies: 57
Views: 9768

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2015 1:17 pm   Subject: Reflections on a trip way down south.
Amazing write up! Your tales brought back a lot of memories of my trip from Colorado to Ushuaia on my motorcycle. Ever since I got back, all I do is dream of taking my EJ22 Westy down there.

Th ...
  Topic: Who's got a wood floor?
Rhinoculips

Replies: 256
Views: 156200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 6:05 am   Subject: Who's got a wood floor?
Well, here it is! 11 sticks of Allure TrafficMaster. Total cost = $0 Very Happy Gotta love friends that bought to many boxes of the stuff. He dumped a box off on me. How could I say no?

http://i190. ...
  Topic: Body shop Denver
Rhinoculips

Replies: 14
Views: 2464

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:16 pm   Subject: Body shop Denver
AVOID, Super Auto Body in commerce city!!! They say they know Vanagons, but they dont. Paint quality was poor (orange peel). Seams were not properly addressed as they say they would and started rust ...
  Topic: Cruise control in 84 w/ 2.2
Rhinoculips

Replies: 23
Views: 4456

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:16 am   Subject: Cruise control in 84 w/ 2.2
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=317214&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0

Look through the above thread. The box and servo in the trunk look similar to my VW dealer inst ...
  Topic: Post is blank - This is a test as well
Rhinoculips

Replies: 3
Views: 1219

PostForum: Site   Posted: Wed May 28, 2014 4:45 pm   Subject: Post is blank - This is a test as well
That was it. Thanks Everett!
  Topic: Best upgrades or fixes for mechanical newbies?
Rhinoculips

Replies: 17
Views: 2431

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 27, 2014 8:02 pm   Subject: Best upgrades or fixes for mechanical newbies?
One of my favorite upgrades is converting the stock intermittent wipers to variable intermittent wipers. All thats needed is a new relay. You unplug the old one and insert the new one. Then, depend ...
  Topic: Post is blank - This is a test as well
Rhinoculips

Replies: 3
Views: 1219

PostForum: Site   Posted: Tue May 27, 2014 8:00 pm   Subject: Post is blank - This is a test as well
Seemed to have worked...any help is appreciated. Thanks!
  Topic: Post is blank - This is a test as well
Rhinoculips

Replies: 3
Views: 1219

PostForum: Site   Posted: Tue May 27, 2014 7:59 pm   Subject: Post is blank - This is a test as well
I have been trying to respond to a thread and my post comes up blank. So this is a test post to see if it works else where. If this works, does anyone know of a reason why I can't post in another th ...
  Topic: Cost of Subie conversion vs Bostig/Zetec.
Rhinoculips

Replies: 25
Views: 3637

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 1:05 pm   Subject: Cost of Subie conversion vs Bostig/Zetec.
Instead of having a subaru professionally done, why not get the RMW's complete conversion kit and do it yourself? RMW's quality is top notch! You'll have to source your engine, but this will save yo ...
  Topic: Vanagon Sunsets and Sunrises
Rhinoculips

Replies: 208
Views: 31377

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:21 am   Subject: Vanagon Sunsets and Sunrises
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/537234.jpg
  Topic: The wait is over Ateliers Pop Top tents
Rhinoculips

Replies: 24
Views: 6331

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:20 pm   Subject: The wait is over Ateliers Pop Top tents
Here's a photo of my Les Ateliers canvas when we put it in.
I'd say it is pretty much "drum tight". The amount of tightness you end up with must partly have to do with how you install it ...
  Topic: poptop adjustment - front to rear ?
Rhinoculips

Replies: 5
Views: 1296

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2013 6:49 am   Subject: poptop adjustment - front to rear ?
Not sure if I understand what's causing the problem, but you can loosen the six bolts on the back hinges(3 on each side). The bolt holes are slots to allow a little forward/backward adjustment. Be aw ...
  Topic: Any new A/C ideas?
Rhinoculips

Replies: 45
Views: 7142

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 6:14 am   Subject: Any new A/C ideas?
Unfortunately, I don't have any ideas for you, but you may think of changing the title of this thread to be more specific. Thus, you may get more replies by those that just skim the titles only. I w ...
  Topic: Ateliers PK canvas replacement troubles
Rhinoculips

Replies: 2
Views: 572

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 5:29 pm   Subject: Ateliers PK canvas replacement troubles
Can't find info on my problem and need to get this installed for this weekends camping trip.

For those that have installed one of these tents...

Should the bead at the top be inside the grove ...
  Topic: Tapatalk?
Rhinoculips

Replies: 61
Views: 28027

PostForum: Site   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:04 am   Subject: Tapatalk?
I use this app without any issues.


https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/forums/id306032863?mt=8

Can you elaborate on this? I downloaded it, but it only displays the standard format site, not the ...
  Topic: Fitting to test a Dometic 182B with a 5 gallon propane tank
Rhinoculips

Replies: 4
Views: 484

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2013 4:45 pm   Subject: Fitting to test a Dometic 182B with a 5 gallon propane tank
I simply borrowed the hose/regulator off my grill. Simple as pie and no need to buy one.
  Topic: Push button fuse 110 volt
Rhinoculips

Replies: 9
Views: 824

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 22, 2013 2:21 pm   Subject: Push button fuse 110 volt
Here is what GoWesty sells.

http://www.gowesty.com/ec_view_details.php?id=2411&category_id=125&category_parent_id=
  Topic: Shims
Rhinoculips

Replies: 7
Views: 920

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 9:37 am   Subject: Shims
I got some shims from synchro.org when I got their springs. Maybe contact them to see if they have more in stock.

http://www.syncro.org/schwenksprings/shims.html
  Topic: Will this solar charge controller work with my Westy?
Rhinoculips

Replies: 9
Views: 946

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 9:36 am   Subject: Will this solar charge controller work with my Westy?
Yes

Maybe I'm missing something...

If the Aux. battery has an isolator and assuming the OP was not going to hook the alternator to the solar charge controller(which obviously would fry it), why ...
  Topic: Pre-trip rituals
Rhinoculips

Replies: 20
Views: 3597

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 09, 2013 1:16 pm   Subject: Pre-trip rituals
I pull out of the drive and crank up the stereo with 'Superstition' by Stevie Wonder. It's a great way to start a trip and has yet to let me down.

[youtube]http://youtu.be/me4dTKAaEu0[/youtube]
 
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