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  Topic: The Ultimate Syncro Big Tire/Gearing-is going big worth it?
Sodo

Replies: 75
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 12:05 pm   Subject: Re: The Ultimate Syncro Big Tire/Gearing-is going big worth it?
I’m currently researching this (Syncr trans in a 2WD)

Where did you get the front mount?
Did you lower the trans for higher body lift?

New rebuilt Syncro trans, not run yet……
Recommend to “kee ...
  Topic: Building a Syncro Hightop for Western travel, 'Western Syncro"
Sodo

Replies: 258
Views: 16880

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 10:10 am   Subject: Re: Building a Syncro Hightop for Western travel, 'Western Syncro"
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2254013.jpg

I know someone who still has the Dove blue '86 that he bought new.
I like OEM colors.
I like other colors too, but OEM is cool.
  Topic: Building a Syncro Hightop for Western travel, 'Western Syncro"
Sodo

Replies: 258
Views: 16880

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 9:26 am   Subject: Re: Building a Syncro Hightop for Western travel, 'Western Syncro"
Dave do you know how long ago 1985 was?
  Topic: Travel of Clutch Pedal - SOLVED!
Sodo

Replies: 56
Views: 1755

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 11:55 pm   Subject: Re: Travel of Clutch Pedal - SOLVED!
I’m sure that will stiffen it.
I see you drilled an access hole for a ball-allen wrench.👍🏽

So do all years have that brace?
  Topic: Syncro Promo Video
Sodo

Replies: 10
Views: 363

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 5:27 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Promo Video
Back when replacement transmissions were on the shelf for $1000. Smile

Yep, factory new replacement!
Now you can’t even find a rebuilt fulla near-death gears for $1,000.

Ask any 65 year old fell ...
  Topic: Syncro Doka Major Refresh
Sodo

Replies: 43
Views: 1494

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 3:18 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Doka Major Refresh
I thought Burley was selling eurovan calipers like GoWesty.
Both of them used to sell a kit with the weak Audi calipers I have and you can't lean on the front your rig while it's parked on a slope wi ...
  Topic: Spare Tire Clamshell Mod
Sodo

Replies: 38
Views: 1152

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 2:13 pm   Subject: Re: Spare Tire Clamshell Mod
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2253764.jpg

DoB you seem to be still in buying mode. 🤣🤣
Option of using jet bolts here.
ARP 5/16-24 x 1” bolts are virtually identical to M ...
  Topic: Syncro U-Joint measurements???
Sodo

Replies: 9
Views: 960

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 11:25 am   Subject: Re: any updates since the 2009 post?

1. For those of you who went with the DLS u-joints - How have they held up over the years?
2. Have any other good sources for the u-joints been discovered since 2009?
3. Anything else we might wa ...
  Topic: Travel of Clutch Pedal - SOLVED!
Sodo

Replies: 56
Views: 1755

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 11:17 am   Subject: Re: Travel of Clutch Pedal - SOLVED!
Yes it does. That's what I was thinking about reinforcing.

Do some vans have a brace on that bracket?
  Topic: I am selling everything I own
Sodo

Replies: 57
Views: 3480

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 11:13 am   Subject: Re: I am selling everything I own
I just know him from a post telling the community to "F all of you". Well, I'm part of "all of you" so I've been told to F off. I just don't see him as a "class act" or & ...
  Topic: I am selling everything I own
Sodo

Replies: 57
Views: 3480

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 10:58 am   Subject: Re: I am selling everything I own
I think what we see here is the demon, not Benoit.
When he was in giving mode he gave freely, as a good person.
I do not believe this is the Benoit that we 'knew' over the past years.

I hope Ben ...
  Topic: starter hesitates on first try, fine on second
Sodo

Replies: 57
Views: 2040

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2022 10:22 am   Subject: Re: starter hesitates on first try, fine on second
did some tests yesterday. voltage drop from 12.5v to 10v when cranking..

just to be clear, this is not a voltage drop test. you are merely testing cranking voltage.

Agreed

this requires a ...
  Topic: Syncro front diff knock.
Sodo

Replies: 21
Views: 704

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2022 11:46 am   Subject: Re: Syncro front diff knock.
Such as: Unfortunately driving a Syncro with the CV shafts removed will destroy the front hubs and bearings almost immediately, followed by the wheels falling off. Syncro front hubs are no longer avai ...
  Topic: Travel of Clutch Pedal - SOLVED!
Sodo

Replies: 56
Views: 1755

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2022 11:24 am   Subject: Re: Travel of Clutch Pedal - SOLVED!
I assume a guy with a shop-lift has done a bleed-check, right? Wink

other ideas ........ Not sure what to do.

You have the best idea already. cut, extend, weld but skip the lathe.
It will an ...
  Topic: Syncro Doka Major Refresh
Sodo

Replies: 43
Views: 1494

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2022 10:42 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Doka Major Refresh
Burley rear discs should work….. i have seen them on a van and it held on a decent slope. Somewhere ^^above^^ I thought you wrote “Audi”, which made me think it was the Smallcar kit that is still cu ...
  Topic: Syncro Doka Major Refresh
Sodo

Replies: 43
Views: 1494

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2022 9:30 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Doka Major Refresh
Wow that's some nice work.
I have to say not all software engineers have those fabrication skills.
And what a nice looking machine.

I wasn't satisfied with my Audi rear disc brakes. As soon as t ...
  Topic: Building a Syncro Hightop for Western travel, 'Western Syncro"
Sodo

Replies: 258
Views: 16880

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2022 8:44 pm   Subject: Re: Building a Westy for Western travel, the 'West Coast Westy'
Wasn't the silicone proper factory procedure to water proof the bell housing?

Dave

They did use some form of sealer but this looked like it was done by an amateur. Gobs here and there.

https ...
  Topic: Tricks? Plug Smallcar bellhousing hydraulic connection?
Sodo

Replies: 1
Views: 110

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2022 8:42 pm   Subject: Re: Tricks? Plug Smallcar bellhousing hydraulic connection?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2253750.jpg

OK the solution made itself known.
Good thing I didn't throw that old slave/throwout bearing away!
seeeeee..... this is what enables a hoarder. ...
  Topic: Tricks? Plug Smallcar bellhousing hydraulic connection?
Sodo

Replies: 1
Views: 110

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2022 11:51 am   Subject: Tricks? Plug Smallcar bellhousing hydraulic connection?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2252696.jpg
If you disconnect this from the slave unit, the fluid reservoir will drain out of it.
So you wanna plug it.
Who has a method to plug this connect ...
  Topic: Best Anti-Theft Options
Sodo

Replies: 51
Views: 1705

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:28 pm   Subject: Re: Best Anti-Theft Options
my mechanic suggests installing a keyed ignition kill switch in the glove box.

Not keyed - or difficult to get to, or you'll never use it and your van will remain vulnerable.
Hide it where you can ...
 
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