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  Topic: Bostig Conversions - Post modifications here
TopBud

Replies: 59
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:28 pm   Subject: Re: Bostig Conversions - Post modifications here
Here is the coolant recovery tank:
https://www.amazon.com/Dorman-603-001-Coolant-Reservoir-Bottle/dp/B000E35UV2/ref=asc_df_B000E35UV2/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=241969781511&hvpos ...
  Topic: Bostig Temperature Help
TopBud

Replies: 17
Views: 378

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:12 pm   Subject: Re: Bostig Temperature Help
I also have a bostig that runs "hot." I installed it over the summer and was in touch with Jim a bunch. On several big dirt climbs, I saw temps of 235. Upon Jim's recommendations I set my al ...
  Topic: Front Heater Core: Inlet & Outlet or no Difference?
TopBud

Replies: 7
Views: 317

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:47 pm   Subject: Re: Front Heater Core: Inlet & Outlet or no Difference?
I just snapped photos today. I am doing the whole front heater core with new hoses and cables. Hope these help. That is how they came off of a 86 Syncro. It is unknown to me if they have been done bef ...
  Topic: Eberspatcher B1LC in multivan
TopBud

Replies: 20
Views: 891

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:32 pm   Subject: Re: Eberspatcher B1LC in multivan
Can someone provide a link. I couldn't find one on ebay
Thanks
  Topic: Espar B4 Gas Auxiliary Heater Install for Syncro Weekender
TopBud

Replies: 32
Views: 1522

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:06 pm   Subject: Re: Espar B4 Gas Auxiliary Heater Install for Syncro Weekender
does that rear seat fold up for you to access the heater or do you have to go through the front panel?
Thanks
  Topic: Espar B4 Gas Auxiliary Heater Install for Syncro Weekender
TopBud

Replies: 32
Views: 1522

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:26 pm   Subject: Re: Espar B4 Gas Auxiliary Heater Install for Syncro Weekender
Thanks. I just need to start saving.
  Topic: Espar B4 Gas Auxiliary Heater Install for Syncro Weekender
TopBud

Replies: 32
Views: 1522

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:07 pm   Subject: Re: Espar B4 Gas Auxiliary Heater Install for Syncro Weekender
Great info thanks. Any reason you choose Espar over webasto? I live at 7000' and often sleep at higher altitudes. I have a tintop with an open floor plan, no cabinets. We live out of the dry box also, ...
  Topic: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
TopBud

Replies: 108
Views: 6135

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:39 pm   Subject: Re: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
Phishman- can you provide the links for the 90 degree angles for the fuel filter. I have been wanting to pull the trigger on a heater and would love a gas powered one rather than diesel of propane
  Topic: Espar B4 gas heater install Webasto Propex alternative
TopBud

Replies: 51
Views: 14422

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:20 pm   Subject: Re: Espar B4 gas heater install Webasto Propex alternative
use report....two weeks over the past month at 10k-ish feet in down to -10deg...nice and toasty inside!!! and can't even tell the gas it uses, though I do budget on the 1 gal/night which is 10 hours a ...
  Topic: The Loneliest Roads: Vanagon Fodder
TopBud

Replies: 18
Views: 704

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:50 pm   Subject: Re: The Loneliest Roads: Vanagon Fodder
I live in AZ and travel 160 for work and pleasure. I would say that it is a busy road. It is full of tourists and large busses. There are many other roads, that are much less busy. I tend to drive on ...
  Topic: Propex HS 2211 less efficient: maintenance needed?
TopBud

Replies: 27
Views: 957

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:27 pm   Subject: Re: Propex HS 2211 less efficient : maintenance needed ?
SycroJAel-
Can you post your build on that? I had it one time but can't find it. I have a syncro also and have been thinking about your diesel heater instead of a propex. I know that you did many te ...
  Topic: Kitchenette design DIY
TopBud

Replies: 63
Views: 3221

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:13 pm   Subject: Re: Kitchenette design DIY
awesome. Thanks
  Topic: Kitchenette design DIY
TopBud

Replies: 63
Views: 3221

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:41 pm   Subject: Re: Kitchenette design DIY
erste- how do you open that fridge with the shelf above it? Can you post a pic with it open. I am liking the design
Thanks
  Topic: Propex propane tanks
TopBud

Replies: 9
Views: 516

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:50 pm   Subject: Re: Propex propane tanks
Thanks for all the responses. I once saw a vanagon with a propane tank on the rear swing out. That would be my most ideal situation. I live in Flagstaff Az which is 7000' and often camp higher than th ...
  Topic: Propex propane tanks
TopBud

Replies: 9
Views: 516

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:58 am   Subject: Re: propex propane tanks
I wasnt thinking of permanently mounting the propane. thanks for the modular idea
  Topic: Propex propane tanks
TopBud

Replies: 9
Views: 516

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:32 pm   Subject: Propex propane tanks
I am thinking about a heater. I have a tintop syncro converted to a camper, I do not have a propane tank. Is it possible to have a propex with a removable propane tank like https://www.acehardware.com ...
  Topic: Fiamma Carry Bike With Wide Tires
TopBud

Replies: 2
Views: 168

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:11 pm   Subject: Re: Fiamma Carry Bike With Wide Tires
nrs straps
https://www.nrs.com/product/1440/nrs-1-hd-tie-down-straps
come in different sizes. I like the 1'. There are a million of other ones that are similar out there.

Can't ever figure out h ...
  Topic: Bostig - Dipstick tip broke off
TopBud

Replies: 8
Views: 320

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:07 pm   Subject: Re: Bostig - Dipstick tip broke off
I wouldn't worry to much about it, just like the others aid the screen will catch it. I would get a long magnet on a stick
https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=magnet+on+a+sti ...
  Topic: Cops pull over Westy 'hippie van' ~ Busted In Yosemite
TopBud

Replies: 30
Views: 1416

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:31 pm   Subject: Re: Cops pull over Westy 'hippie van' ~ Busted In Yosemite
I was taught a long time ago "Never keep your stash on the dash"
and never to break more than one law at a time. Unfortunately, herb is illegal in all national parks and monuments. Even fed ...
  Topic: What do you use as a giant throw mat outside the sliding door?
TopBud

Replies: 31
Views: 1264

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:36 pm   Subject: Re: What do you use as a giant throw mat outside the sliding door?
I use the CGear Sand Mat mat also. It is awesome. I always use it on my river trips. It is awesome. Highly recommended!
One of the local river companies makes a carry bag for it, actually for all of ...
 
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