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  Topic: Diesel Conversion Question - Apologies in Advance
ShootingFish

Replies: 92
Views: 14993

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 2:27 pm   Subject: Re: Diesel Conversion Question - Apologies in Advance
I have the kit and have been very happy with it. If you want to do the easiest thing that you can possibly think of.... buy their complete turn key solution and you could be up and running in no time. ...
  Topic: Wall of shame
ShootingFish

Replies: 1673
Views: 436210

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 7:07 pm   Subject: Re: Here's an odd one a friend saw....
Fun Thread! Check out this Vanagon Worker Bus....

pic of über-cool yellow Doka]

Wall of shame.... WTF... Seriously???

Nothing wrong with that one, it looks to be an ex-ADAC vehicle. ADAC is ...
  Topic: 930 Axles and CV's... Enlighten me!
ShootingFish

Replies: 37
Views: 5180

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 2:46 pm   Subject: 930 Axles and CV's... Enlighten me!
Does anyone have the part number for the 944cv?

I see that there are two different spline options;

1988-1989 25 spline

1986-1987 33 spline

Anyone have the data?

Thanks!
  Topic: $10 headlight switch (stalk) - new
ShootingFish

Replies: 9
Views: 699

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:12 am   Subject: $10 headlight switch (stalk) - new
It appears that they only have them in saddle brown...
  Topic: Is the BMW Brake Booster Mod Worth the $$$ ?
ShootingFish

Replies: 17
Views: 3016

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:26 am   Subject: Is the BMW Brake Booster Mod Worth the $$$ ?
I only do this mod if rear disc are used.

Now I find this interesting... I have Burley's rear disc kit on my 2wd Westy and still have the stock booster, and much prefer the pedal feel when compared ...
  Topic: Syncro Doka (3 door to 4 door conversion)
ShootingFish

Replies: 76
Views: 20482

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 05, 2015 11:46 am   Subject: Syncro Doka (3 door to 4 door conversion)
My door just arrived... O12 will be getting a 4th door either this fall or next spring. Razz
  Topic: Anyone from PNW going to SyncroFest? Need a favor!
ShootingFish

Replies: 0
Views: 248

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:14 am   Subject: Anyone from PNW going to SyncroFest? Need a favor!
Is there anyone from the PNW that is heading down, that might be able to bring back a Doka door for me? Syncrozilla has one for me, but I am unable to attend and would love to put some gas money in yo ...
  Topic: New to Vanagons (Dokas)
ShootingFish

Replies: 2
Views: 240

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 3:40 pm   Subject: Re: New to Vanagons (Dokas)
Common rust areas etc?

Everywhere... You will not find a clean one without paying serious $$, and even then it is only a matter of time.

Most parts are compatible, but for specific doka items, ...
  Topic: Extra Cigarette Lighter for Engel
ShootingFish

Replies: 16
Views: 1837

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 10:30 am   Subject: Re: Extra Cigarette Lighter for Engel
I don't really want to do an aux battery. More wires, more complications. Don't really need a second battery. I'd just like to wire up one more cigarette lighter.


How do you plan on starting your ...
  Topic: Pastis the twin turbo PDK Syncro
ShootingFish

Replies: 1187
Views: 654994

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 8:41 am   Subject: Pastis the twin turbo PDK Syncro
Congrats! The Van looks incredible!

Now that you are up and running, and getting some miles behind it... What sort of fuel economy are you seeing?

SF
  Topic: Wall of shame
ShootingFish

Replies: 1673
Views: 436210

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:29 am   Subject: Re: Here's an odd one a friend saw....
Fun Thread! Check out this Vanagon Worker Bus....


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1258683.jpg

Wall of shame.... WTF... Seriously???
  Topic: Advice: Should I install a syncro trans in a 2WD?
ShootingFish

Replies: 20
Views: 1824

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:25 am   Subject: Advice: Should I install a syncro trans in a 2WD?
Unless you feel that you need the granny... Why not just put a locker in your 2wd. It will likely get you everything that you need.
  Topic: Shock extenders
ShootingFish

Replies: 3
Views: 355

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 1:50 pm   Subject: Shock extenders
I will tell you now that the GW Zero Lift Spring will lift your van. I went up about 1" in ride height when we did all of the work this spring. They ride great, but the van certainly sits higher ...
  Topic: Rear disc brake Kits
ShootingFish

Replies: 16
Views: 5040

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:07 pm   Subject: Rear disc brake Kits
I have the Burley kit on my 2wd full westy and it will hold solid on my steep driveway. I would but it again in a heartbeat… even for my heavy syncro doka (5000#).
  Topic: Most aggressive 16" tire
ShootingFish

Replies: 29
Views: 5891

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:48 pm   Subject: Most aggressive 16" tire
I am pretty happy with my Goodyear Duratrac purchase so far.

I am a Syncro 16 and the rub every now and again at 215/85 R16. I think that 215/75 R16 would be just fine.
  Topic: NorthWest MogFest(NWMF)~August 14th-17th, 2014
ShootingFish

Replies: 94
Views: 15935

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:23 pm   Subject: NorthWest MogFest(NWMF)~August 14th-17th, 2014
I will actually be using that route on Friday am and pm from and to the farm. I have to work Friday smack in the middle. Sad





Has anyone tried this route? I'm thinking about going this way. ...
  Topic: Burley Big Brakes - Anyone got 'em??
ShootingFish

Replies: 6
Views: 866

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2014 8:29 pm   Subject: Burley Big Brakes - Anyone got 'em??
I have the rears and would not think twice about ordering a set of fronts. I was in a hurry when I had the wheels off last and just went with the stocks, but when those go bad.... I will have a set of ...
  Topic: ARB Fridge - 37qt VS. 50qt model
ShootingFish

Replies: 6
Views: 1764

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:13 pm   Subject: ARB Fridge - 37qt VS. 50qt model
You will be bummed that you do not have the extra space... I have a 50 and I have never wished that it was smaller.

Trust me.

If you are going to place it behind the passenger seat, please, PLEA ...
  Topic: UN-Official 2WD DoKa thread
ShootingFish

Replies: 192
Views: 87328

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 08, 2014 8:20 pm   Subject: UN-Official 2WD DoKa thread
Bman, did you change your springs in the end?

Wanting to fit GW zero lift springs on my Doka and interested to know what sort of lift they give.

I would expect at least an inch. I just put them ...
  Topic: Radio Doesn't work Just says SAFE
ShootingFish

Replies: 16
Views: 1550

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:38 pm   Subject: Radio Doesn't work Just says SAFE
What buttons do you push to be able to then enter the code?
 
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