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  Topic: Need fuel overflow tanks for 1987 VW Vanagon
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:20 pm   Subject: Expansion tanks
Avj.. What's wrong with yours.. 10 years ago I replaced all the seals on my fuel tank and cracked the nipples on my expansion tanks..I had no replacements so I epoxied the cracks.. Till this day I hav ...
  Topic: Need fuel overflow tanks for 1987 VW Vanagon
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:11 pm   Subject: Expansion tanks
Avj.. What's wrong with yours.. 10 years ago I replaced all the seals on my fuel tank and cracked the nipples on my expansion tanks..I had no replacements so I epoxied the cracks.. Till this day I hav ...
  Topic: What's your gas mileage / fuel economy?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 8:32 am   Subject: What's your gas mileage / fuel economy?
Just returned from 600 mile trip.. All freeway,..,First 300 miles at 70 mph .
16.3 miles per hour ... Second 300 miles at 60 miles per hour 21.4 MPH.. Speed definately kills mileage in these things . ...
  Topic: For those who do not know of the upcoming Burningvan 2014
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 11, 2014 12:17 pm   Subject: BurningVan 2014
Is it still happening; if so I am going....Who else is going? Hey Tequila you could always crash in your van.... That's what they're made for.......
  Topic: Anyone have feedback on the RMW stainless exhaust?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2013 6:30 am   Subject: RMW Exhaust
Hey Jeremy .. I saw your Syncro at NorCal Westy last week. Heard it run and it sounded great and looked great...It wasn't as loud as I was lead to believe from all the samba postings; which I am glad ...
  Topic: Anyone have feedback on the RMW stainless exhaust?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:05 pm   Subject: RMW Exhaust CARB Legal
Thanks for the clarification Chris...It's important to know that it's been done with success in CA......Lookng forward to getting my new exhaust....I'll post pics after it's installed...

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  Topic: Anyone have feedback on the RMW stainless exhaust?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 1:51 pm   Subject: RMW Exhaust CARB Legal?
There CARB exhaust is $250 extra (as usual everything costs more in Caliland) and I assume(would ask them) that it is etched and the cat would pass but I was concerned with the fact that it's a modifi ...
  Topic: Anyone have feedback on the RMW stainless exhaust?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 8:02 am   Subject: CARB Legal?
Anyone smog with this exhaust in California

It seems that an executive order is required for modified exhaust systems.

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  Topic: A SF Bay Area 2WD Suspension Review
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:14 pm   Subject: A SF Bay Area 2WD Suspension Review
Yah... regarding stock I don't know or remember..But I rechecked my height after 2,000 miles and still 17" ( actually 17-1/8" F & 17" R) pretty level all the way around with the Go ...
  Topic: Donner Pass in a Vanagon?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2013 9:24 pm   Subject: Donnor Pass
In my 87 Westy with a stock 2.1. I have done it many times. From the west it's gradual . 60 most of the way with a few 65 down hillers and a few 45 up hillers. Usuall going 60-65 when I hit the pass. ...
  Topic: A SF Bay Area 2WD Suspension Review
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 8:57 am   Subject: A SF Bay Area 2WD Suspension Review
Well after a little more then a year from when we met in Pt.Richmond( I was the guy with the canopy); I have completely redone my front suspension and a little bit of the rear.. I replaced the upper a ...
  Topic: A SF Bay Area 2WD Suspension Review
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:50 pm   Subject: SF Bay Area gathering at Point Richmond
I'll have a canopy I will bring .........Looking forward to seeing everyone...My 87 is stock and I need to improve things...
  Topic: Deprivation gets a new auto...
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 12, 2010 7:11 pm   Subject: HELP! Deprivation stuck in Santa Rosa, CA!! Reply with quo
Harmony Garage in Cotati. It's 5 min south of Santa Rosa. There number is 707-795-3889,. They specialize in VW's and have always done very good work.
There are reasonable motels within walking distan ...
  Topic: 1987 westy thinking about looking at
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 7:10 pm   Subject: 87 thinking about
.... at the seams , under the carpet , windshield , battery tray , frame, under the rear seat, utility covers on the side of the van, look at all the fittings in the engine compartment and under the ...
  Topic: First edition Surfing Van...Santa Cruz gathering March 13th!
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:16 pm   Subject: First edition Surfing Van...Santa Cruz gathering March 13th!
I'll be there... The weather looks to be excellent.. With a little swell in the water..And no doubt beer & food in the hand.... looking forward to sharing VW stories with everyone.........

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  Topic: Repairing screen on pop-top tent
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 17, 2009 10:45 am   Subject: Repairing Screen
Fanchers makes an easy screen replacement. Go to Fanchers.com and look up VW screen replacement.
  Topic: DIY headliners (lets see the pics)
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 05, 2009 9:59 pm   Subject: DIY'ers
Love the liner noganav...Tell us more about the birch?
  Topic: Expansion tank vlaves
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:08 pm   Subject: Expansion Tanks
What valves are at the expansion tanks. A hose is fastened to the nipple. Did you break the nipple entirely off, because if you didn't just epoxy it back together. Did both of mine 2 years ago and it' ...
  Topic: gas gauge or gas fill issues
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 7:28 pm   Subject: Gas Gauge
Randy,
You have to pull the tank and if your going to do that you change all the hoses. Also get the hose kit from one of the vendors, be careful disconnecting the expansion tanks. All the info is on ...
  Topic: Whats up with these vanagons?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:48 pm   Subject: whatzup with these vanagons?
Having owned a 70,74, 78 and now an 87 Westy, I would say if you buy right you'll have many years of reliable service with a VW. In order to buy right you need to get educated. I have had 18 years of ...
 
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