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  Topic: CB antenna mount...
Taylor L

Replies: 36
Views: 10692

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:47 am   Subject: CB antenna mount...
Wow! A brewmaster AND a ham operator! That is a dangerous combination. Smile

It is exciting times to be alive for CB radio enthusists. We are in the peak of the 11 year sun spot cycle. You can talk t ...
  Topic: CB antenna mount...
Taylor L

Replies: 36
Views: 10692

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:27 am   Subject: CB antenna mount...
Hey Kim,

Get a 102" whip with a 6" Spring and mount it to your rear bumper. That will give you 108 inches which is the optimum length for the 11 meter CB band.I PROMISE you will talk furt ...
  Topic: Driving to Mexico - we're scared!
Taylor L

Replies: 58
Views: 8326

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:18 pm   Subject: Driving to Mexico - we're scared!
La Manzanilla (just north of Manzanillo).
Why! Well, perfect temperature in winter time, now in September it's rain/tornado time!!!

Ha!

That is exactly where the Westy and Xterra was parked ...
  Topic: Driving to Mexico - we're scared!
Taylor L

Replies: 58
Views: 8326

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:00 pm   Subject: Driving to Mexico - we're scared!
Relax!

Mexico is fine once you get away from the border area and the major tourist towns in Northern Baja. My advice is to cross the border with a full tank of gas and all your insurance and paper ...
  Topic: Keys
Taylor L

Replies: 35
Views: 5084

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:32 am   Subject: Keys
wow great info. i have well over 100 used vw keys. of the 9 vws i have, only 1 or 2 keys will open the door, but wont turn the ignition lock?? its amazing how key cuts work the tumblers, and the ignit ...
  Topic: Keys
Taylor L

Replies: 35
Views: 5084

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:01 am   Subject: Keys
...we got cut from the kode dont works so good or nearly as well as the copys made from the warn origonal key.Don't know what to tell you. Maybe your code cut keys weren't cut correctly. Barring that, ...
  Topic: Keys
Taylor L

Replies: 35
Views: 5084

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 2:07 am   Subject: Keys
I have some of these blanks on order.

If anyone here on the Samba wants to get a code cut key, I can do a plastic head key for 9 bucks shipped. Just get me your code.

Taylor
  Topic: Keys
Taylor L

Replies: 35
Views: 5084

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:15 am   Subject: Keys
He said something about the OEM key blank not being as soft as most blanks- solid as opposed to a covered brass blank. I have a key for my 7 year old mazda and it shows signs of wearing with the brass ...
  Topic: Keys
Taylor L

Replies: 35
Views: 5084

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:35 am   Subject: Keys
I have had keys cut by code in the past also but I don't like them. They original keys have a nice smooth transition between the key cuts and won't poke you when they are in your pocket. The local loc ...
  Topic: Who has driven BOTH a Bostig van AND a 2.5 Subaru van?
Taylor L

Replies: 67
Views: 16822

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2009 1:06 pm   Subject: Who has driven BOTH a Bostig van AND a 2.5 Subaru van?

therefore the ONLY reason to go bostig, is IF and WHEN you can afford and obtain Turbo!

That is a bit of a dogmatic statement.

There are lot's of criteria to look at besides whether or not you ...
  Topic: Samba Members You Would Like to Meet
Taylor L

Replies: 322
Views: 35190

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 4:41 pm   Subject: Samba Members You Would Like to Meet
So,

This is not at all unlike High School Gym class where the two teacher pet Super Jocks pick their team one by one, leaving the less and less and less desirable people to stand there in pubic hum ...
  Topic: Samba Members You Would Like to Meet
Taylor L

Replies: 322
Views: 35190

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2009 1:29 pm   Subject: Samba Members You Would Like to Meet
Uh...

I think he was kidding?
  Topic: Samba Members You Would Like to Meet
Taylor L

Replies: 322
Views: 35190

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 4:33 pm   Subject: Samba Members You Would Like to Meet
I would like to meet Williamtaylor33 and baileyboy.
  Topic: Are these dents worth fixing and keeping the van?
Taylor L

Replies: 29
Views: 2762

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2009 1:02 pm   Subject: Are these dents worth fixing and keeping the van?

know someone close to the border?
I have friends in Nuevo Laredo and Juarez.

ahh.. the texas border...

i was hoping CA

hello Turtle,

I'm WT's uncle. One interesting clarfiication of not ...
  Topic: Squirrels like Vanagons Too....
Taylor L

Replies: 2
Views: 921

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 2:49 pm   Subject: Squirrels like Vanagons Too....
I'll be impressed when you train the westy to catch them and skin them.

-t
  Topic: Hooray JB Weld, plus a lock question!
Taylor L

Replies: 5
Views: 1007

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:55 pm   Subject: Hooray JB Weld, plus a lock question!
I used to run small engines on propane all the time. Propane would be the true test of a small engine, as it runs hotter than gasoline and on an aircooled engine that is no small deal.

On the Brigg ...
  Topic: Can a propane tank from a 70's Van be used in an 80's Van?
Taylor L

Replies: 6
Views: 801

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2008 9:02 pm   Subject: Can a propane tank from a 70's Van be used in an 80's Van?
Not the same.
  Topic: Dead Engine ~ Advice Please
Taylor L

Replies: 29
Views: 2962

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 1:26 pm   Subject: Dead Engine ~ Advice Please
My suggestion would be to park it until you can do it correctly.

I agree with Randy 100%. "Doing it correctly" is IMO the most economical way to go. You can spend a lot of money on used w ...
  Topic: Dead Engine ~ Advice Please
Taylor L

Replies: 29
Views: 2962

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 11:12 am   Subject: Dead Engine ~ Advice Please
I would advise using an extra measure of caution if you decide to go the used engine route. You could likely run in to a scenario where you end up with exactly what you have now, another used engine i ...
  Topic: Half Pint Microwave question
Taylor L

Replies: 8
Views: 1574

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2007 11:55 am   Subject: Half Pint Microwave question
Do you have a link to any info on this unit?

Taylor
 
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