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  Topic: '87 Weekender got smashed! Suggestions?
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 7
Views: 1056

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:10 pm   Subject: '87 Weekender got smashed! Suggestions?
Hey guys,

So a few weeks ago I got smashed into by an idiot in a Saturn. I was headed south in the right lane (of three southbound lanes of traffic) during rush hour traffic. Guy pulled out and s ...
  Topic: Any thoughts on this airbag setup?
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 2
Views: 533

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2012 12:54 pm   Subject: Any thoughts on this airbag setup?
So the rear end air bag setup is pretty simple. Tons of people have done it. The front end seems a bit harder to find info for.

I found this kit... any thoughts? I am guessing the kit pictured i ...
  Topic: Port Townsend Cruise Saturday!!!!
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 1
Views: 470

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:19 am   Subject: Port Townsend Cruise Saturday!!!!
Any fellow Vanagon'ers going to be rolling with the Port Townsend Cruise tomorrow? Meets up at the Pacific raceway at 9, leave there at 10:30 to cruise out to Port Townsend! Camping to be had with a g ...
  Topic: Headlight issue...
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 4
Views: 661

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 6:30 pm   Subject: Headlight issue...
Why do I still not own a multimeter?!? d'oh!
  Topic: Headlight issue...
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 4
Views: 661

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:28 pm   Subject: Headlight issue...
So I have tried to track down this headlight issue for a while now and I think it might be one of a few things.

I have a south african grill setup on relays with a set of Hella driving lights mount ...
  Topic: Help! w/ rear camber on lowered Vanagon
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 13
Views: 5540

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:34 am   Subject: Help! w/ rear camber on lowered Vanagon
Yup... I have the same issue. I think I'm at 3.5 or 4 degrees of neg. camber... I'm really low.... I took my van into a local place recommended by multiple people on here and they weren't able t ...
  Topic: Seattle Meetup - Dec 4, 2011 (Marymoor Park) - Show and Tell
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 53
Views: 11180

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:26 am   Subject: Seattle Meetup - Dec 4, 2011 (Marymoor Park) - Show and Tell
count me in!
  Topic: Porsch Big Red Brakes
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 44
Views: 6184

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:42 am   Subject: Porsch Big Red Brakes
I'm running the same Big Red setup that DingchowPing made. Uses audi rotors and adapters that he had made. If you do a search for his threads he has one or two that cover the project. Pretty easy s ...
  Topic: PNW types: VW GTG at the XXX in Issaquah
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 30
Views: 3864

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:54 pm   Subject: PNW types: VW GTG at the XXX in Issaquah
I like the idea of a vanagon meet... I like it a lot. It was rad to see so many vans out there today! Usually I'm one of the only ones. Buddy of mine is a mk2 guy, so we cruise to a decent amount o ...
  Topic: 100 MPH Vanagon
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 77
Views: 12030

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:04 am   Subject: 100 MPH Vanagon
A few years back my van topped out at 98 before I let off the gas. Could have reached triple digits but I was catching up to traffic... stock 2.1 setup too. I'm not going to mention the fact that ...
  Topic: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 24
Views: 2806

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 2:33 pm   Subject: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
So I took my test this morning.... I think I should have studied harder... Wink

Passed Cruise for both hydrocarbons and CO, Passed idle CO barely, but idle hydrocarbons are up in the 585 range, ...
  Topic: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 24
Views: 2806

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 11:59 pm   Subject: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
Have you considered a waiver?

WA State law provides that if you fail a test - take your vehicle to an approved emission shop...and spend the minimum $150 on emission repairs..you qualify for an e ...
  Topic: Border crossing at Blaine or....
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 22
Views: 3043

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:22 pm   Subject: Border crossing at Blaine or....
I usually use the truck crossing. Only been searched twice there (once in my van). I've use the next one over East (Sumas or Lynden or whatever it is) three times, and I've been pulled aside twice. T ...
  Topic: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 24
Views: 2806

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:18 pm   Subject: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
I've passed an old alfa with a hollow cat, but um, 'Hi I've fried 2 cats, can I use yours?' We need an emoticon with large testis. Laughing

The way that's put it makes it sound bad Smile

I know why ...
  Topic: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 24
Views: 2806

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 9:47 am   Subject: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
Thought I'd give this a bump... still looking!
  Topic: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 24
Views: 2806

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:01 am   Subject: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
No one has one I can buy or borrow for a few days? I'd really like to not have to spend $100 or more... I'm a broke dude...
  Topic: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 24
Views: 2806

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2011 10:21 am   Subject: Re: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...

didn't you come to my house and I gave you a good cat last year?
Paul

Yeah, that was about 2 years ago now. Funny story about that actually.... Well, not that funny really. So I went in, fai ...
  Topic: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 24
Views: 2806

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:24 am   Subject: Seattle area, in need of a Cat...
'87 Weekender with stock 2.1

So it's time for new tabs, and I was told I wouldn't have to go through emissions again after last time... that being said, I got a little thing in the mail and it's no ...
  Topic: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 3163
Views: 1587843

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 8:59 am   Subject: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/pts/2568833486.html

someone needs to put these on their Van.... now....
  Topic: Low end torque loss?
SeattleDownhill

Replies: 3
Views: 622

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:40 am   Subject: Low end torque loss?
So I just took my van in, they gave it a little tune up and flushed the coolant system. They said my van had more power than the average 2.1. The guy thought it was a 2.3 or 2.4 because of the power ...
 
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