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  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 6:03 pm   Subject: Re: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
Spacers, it does the trick.
  Topic: opinions sought: anyone with 27.8" tires and a 1.8t engine?
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:50 am   Subject: Re: opinions sought: anyone with 27.8" tires and a 1.8t engine?
I run 215/70/16 BFG A/T's on my Westy, the 28" tire is the perfect diameter paired with the 1.8T AWP and stock gearing. A suggested tire alternative tire for the 15" rim would be 215/75/15 w ...
  Topic: Syncrofest 6: Apr. 28 - May 1, 2016
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 05, 2016 10:12 am   Subject: Re: Syncrofest 6: Apr. 28 - May 1, 2016
Flying high at Syncrofest. Thanks for the incredible drone footage Luis!

Enjoy!

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6wvQQmzBjk[/youtube]
  Topic: 1.8t question--does this flywheel look right
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:25 pm   Subject: 1.8t question--does this flywheel look right
Yes your correct, just make sure you install your adapter plate before installing the flywheel. Wink
  Topic: Syncrofest 5 ~ April 30 to May 3, 2015
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 9:21 am   Subject: Syncrofest 5 ~ April 30 to May 3, 2015
Registered, were coming! Very Happy
  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 9:18 pm   Subject: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
ThankYouJerry wrote:
Stephan's been doing them. He just reworked/improved the throttle system very nicely! What's your plan for auto R&P?

Yep, I know

R/P all depends on tire size. So why no ...
  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:30 pm   Subject: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
madspaniard wrote:

Sweet video, when are you going to start doing conversions for vans with auto tranny?

Thanks
Good question

I'm clearing the operating table for the next conversion, it's ...
  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:04 pm   Subject: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
Tristar Eric wrote:
The red Doka needs flares!

Looking good Paul!

Thanks Eric, I agree they look pretty sweet on my 1.8T Westy

http://i833.photobucket.com/albums/zz259/GMWERKS/Pauls%20Westy ...
  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 4:54 pm   Subject: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
84' Red Doka 1.8T test drive


[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WODJTWMFvW8[/youtube]
  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 11:08 am   Subject: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
Another 1.8T hits the road! Dancing VW Logo

http://i833.photobucket.com/albums/zz259/GMWERKS/Elliott/IMG_5877_zps41bf0ce6.jpghttp://i833.photobucket.com/albums/zz259/GMWERKS/Elliott/IMG_20141027_1707 ...
  Topic: Source for new 7 prong plug for engine wire harness?
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2014 12:29 pm   Subject: Source for new 7 prong plug for engine wire harness?
Tyco Amp - 925264 is what your looking for. That is the female plug,
As you know its NLA from VW, I was able to get a few new ones straight from www.te.com. Just ask for a sample, I don't know far my ...
  Topic: scoop
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 8:51 am   Subject: scoop
Looking good dude!

Interested Smile
  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 7:18 pm   Subject: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
Thanks Tequila, Jon and Stephan

I understand this Doka was a fire vehicle for the Continental tire company in Germany. Started life as a 1.9 carbureted wbx with no frills.

http://i833.photobucke ...
  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:11 pm   Subject: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
Another 1.8T hits the road!!

This one's an 84' Doka from Germany.
The donor vehicle was a 03' Jetta 1.8T with 70k miles.

http://i833.photobucket.com/albums/zz259/GMWERKS/Doka%20Talbott/IMG_567 ...
  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:14 am   Subject: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
Thanks Jon, Neil and Stephan!

Neil - we went thru designing and refining everything with this conversion. The exhaust is really a work of art. It fits real nice with our carrier system and yes it i ...
  Topic: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:51 am   Subject: Another 1.8T hits the road !!
Another 1.8T hits the road!

Just finished converting a 90' Carat automatic to a 4 speed manual and a AWP 1.8T Very Happy VW Logo

The donor vehicle was a 02' GTI, t-boned on the passenger side. Its alway ...
  Topic: Who has the "Transporter" emblem for a Vanagon?
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 01, 2014 8:17 am   Subject: Who has the "Transporter" emblem for a Vanagon?
Looking good Eric! Yeah count me in for a Sinka Transporter badge, mines just a sticker from 1981 Laughing


Paul
  Topic: Kennedy Clutch for 1.8T or Subaru powered van
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 20, 2013 7:35 am   Subject: Kennedy Clutch for 1.8T or Subaru powered van
Hey Eric,

We have tested with both stages. Our Single Cab Syncro (test mule) is currently running a stage II and has a slightly stiffer pedal compared to the stage I pressure plate. It's not too st ...
  Topic: 1.8T conversion - what power steering fluid?
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:08 pm   Subject: 1.8T conversion - what power steering fluid?
1.8T conversions use ATF Dextron for power steering fluid. It's what the steering rack likes and the 1.8T pump doesn't mind either. That's the way I build all of them.
  Topic: which metal cooling pipes work with a 1.8T engine swap?
VWhead

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 7:46 pm   Subject: which metal cooling pipes work with a 1.8T engine swap?
slo356 wrote:
Dear VWhead speaking of 1.8T compatibility, will your engine supports and mounts work with most other 1.8T conversions? Nicely designed pieces.


Good question, if I understand you ...
 
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