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  Topic: No Light When Doors Open - Missing Map Light?
Timwhy

Replies: 11
Views: 660

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:48 pm   Subject: Re: No Light When Doors Open - Missing Map Light?
i just finished a restoration, after somedays fighting with the interior lights, I got them all working perfectly and upgraded to LED.

its a '89 caravelle GL, and its weird because:

- it has li ...
  Topic: Fixing rear bench heater?
Timwhy

Replies: 6
Views: 135

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 2:40 pm   Subject: Re: Fixing rear bench heater?
People have plugged the two hoses going to the heater with threaded end of sparkplugs and clamps

https://www.google.com/search?q=blocking+a+vanagon+rear+heater&safe=off&hl=en&sxsrf=ALeK ...
  Topic: VW caps/decals on 14" alloys?
Timwhy

Replies: 4
Views: 132

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 3:08 pm   Subject: Re: VW caps/decals on 14" alloys?
These would look pretty cool!

https://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=ACC%2DC10%2D9721
  Topic: Bus Depot Rear Hatch Screen w/ zipper
Timwhy

Replies: 23
Views: 528

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:06 am   Subject: Re: Bus Depot Rear Hatch Screen w/ zipper
Mine fit like a glove! I also added a few snaps and strap too the longer bottom to keep pillows on the inside.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1305967.jpg

Two outside arrow show the stra ...
  Topic: Propane tank install on passenger side of Weekender
Timwhy

Replies: 12
Views: 783

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 3:09 am   Subject: Re: Propane tank install on passenger side of Weekender

The technician thought that a diaphragm in the valve might have ruptured.

Seems that the technician at the RV place was spot on.



Get one of these and replace that old unit.

https://w ...
  Topic: Rear Spring Wont Come Off
Timwhy

Replies: 12
Views: 315

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 1:17 am   Subject: Re: Rear Spring Wont Come Off
I was trying to do the same but my spring would come out but not back in.
I had the take the axle off the Trans and the trailing arm would drop almost to the ground.
Made quick work of it then. Mak ...
  Topic: brake line diagram?
Timwhy

Replies: 29
Views: 26040

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:27 am   Subject: Re: brake line diagram?
Did anyone ever save the diagram as the link is now dead?

If you have it can you please post it?

Thanks,
Tim
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2105037.jpg


Thank You!
  Topic: brake line diagram?
Timwhy

Replies: 29
Views: 26040

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:51 am   Subject: Re: brake line diagram?
Did anyone ever save the diagram as the link is now dead?

If you have it can you please post it?

Thanks,
Tim
  Topic: Thank you Samba!
Timwhy

Replies: 16
Views: 748

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:12 pm   Subject: Re: Thank you Samba!
and one directly from here on Thesamba.

I think I know that Guy!

Hope to see you and the Fam in 2021, we miss you guys!
  Topic: Confounded gas caps are a joke
Timwhy

Replies: 12
Views: 444

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:30 pm   Subject: Re: Confounded gas caps are a joke
A locking one from Go Westy is what I ended up getting.
  Topic: Antenna "Shaft" Grommet
Timwhy

Replies: 10
Views: 408

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:21 am   Subject: Re: Antenna "Shaft" Grommet
Chris @ Uniwerks can make you a antenna delete plug for the hole.
https://www.uniwerksdesign.com/vw-vanagon/

Then you could put one of these behind the grill:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0 ...
  Topic: Buy a Hall Sender or Buy a Distributor?
Timwhy

Replies: 13
Views: 311

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2020 4:00 am   Subject: Re: Buy a Hall Sender or Buy a Distributor?
My Hall Sender failed on my 91 Tintop when I tried to remove the plug. I found new senders for $150 and also the complete ditributor w/ sender on amazon for $85.

I know it isn't a Bosch but it work ...
  Topic: Nokian WRC3
Timwhy

Replies: 85
Views: 13025

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Oct 03, 2020 3:42 pm   Subject: Re: Nokian WRC3
I am running the Entyres on my Westy 205/70/15 and they give you an 8% increase which makes the speedo and mileage lower than actual.
On my Tintop I run Grabber AT2's 205/75/15 and they give you a 1 ...
  Topic: I think I will install a speed controller/toggle switch on sink
Timwhy

Replies: 7
Views: 160

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:45 pm   Subject: Re: I think I will install a speed controller/toggle switch on sink
I use this one from GW. It will allow you to keep sink turned on but not flowing until you press on the switch.

https://www.gowesty.com/product/-/4209/hands-free-faucet-kit-?v=

Though you are no ...
  Topic: Show me the stickers!
Timwhy

Replies: 564
Views: 164440

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 2:57 am   Subject: Re: Show me the stickers!
A little CT love for the Westy

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2092742.jpg
  Topic: VW Logo for Mefro Rim Hub Caps
Timwhy

Replies: 15
Views: 292

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:49 am   Subject: Re: VW Logo for Mefro Rim Hub Caps
I bought stick on VW emblems for my Mefro caps. I used a single pop rivet between the v and the w. Not that noticeable since my letters were silver.

Great idea I have lost two already!
  Topic: Front air dam on steel bumper Vanagon
Timwhy

Replies: 71
Views: 15174

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:31 pm   Subject: Re: Front air dam on steel bumper Vanagon
for those who have added this - do you notice a difference in handling? Mileage? or just aesthetics

You would think that it does push the front end down thus better handling. I think it looks bette ...
  Topic: Neutral Safety Switch
Timwhy

Replies: 5
Views: 188

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:06 am   Subject: Re: Neutral Safety Switch
https://www2.cip1.com/searchresults.asp?Search=311-927-147-B

Best pricing I found when I ordered my new parts.
  Topic: Neutral Safety Switch
Timwhy

Replies: 5
Views: 188

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:03 am   Subject: Re: Neutral Safety Switch
I tried to do the spring swap on mine and once I got it out to try it fell apart. New would probably be easier and less aggravation.
  Topic: Propex HS 2000 Exhaust Hose Lenght
Timwhy

Replies: 1
Views: 62

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:33 pm   Subject: Re: Propex HS 2000 Exhaust Hose Lenght
0.75m
 
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