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  Topic: Money Machine
VisPacem

Replies: 90
Views: 8008

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 3:03 pm   Subject: Re: Money Machine
Well I guess the rumors are true that these vans are more expensive than a Ferrari. I've kinda always known it just from being an owner. But my head gasket blew. My mechanic said it failed the head ...
  Topic: Politician in Vanagon
VisPacem

Replies: 18
Views: 2161

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:55 am   Subject: Politician in Vanagon
French Prime Minister Jean Marc Ayrault in his Joker

http://www.leparisien.fr/images/2012/05/15/2001604_bus.JPG


Howdy Zanza

Would be interesting to know, is it a Syncro ? Tech details on th ...
  Topic: Politician in Vanagon
VisPacem

Replies: 18
Views: 2161

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:22 am   Subject: Politician in Vanagon
If you know of any other ....

French Prime Minister Jean Marc Ayrault owns (drives?) a Vanagon that he values at 1000 Euros on his tax sheet.

http://fr.cars.yahoo.com/photos/le-patrimoine-automo ...
  Topic: Adding backup light, your recommendation please
VisPacem

Replies: 155
Views: 26502

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:14 pm   Subject: Adding backup light, your recommendation please
Blue, yellow, white pink or pretty psYchedelic has NOTHING to do with the light being a fog, driving, spot/pencil light. The beam pattern determined by the lens, clear , fluted, partially fluted, focu ...
  Topic: Adding backup light, your recommendation please
VisPacem

Replies: 155
Views: 26502

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 7:49 pm   Subject: Re: lights
That covers close things and the other covers the idiots that follow to close! Very Happy


Well, I would respectfully opine that those lights are illegal. Back/reverse lights MUST be only activated when ...
  Topic: Engel Fridge Alternatives
VisPacem

Replies: 12
Views: 1887

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 12:38 am   Subject: Engel Fridge Alternatives
Hello Michael

unless I am confused your question was : "...Is Engel the only brand that utilizes this type of compressor?"

Well now you know about the upside down trick I hope it helps ...
  Topic: Is this a Weekender ?
VisPacem

Replies: 11
Views: 1509

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:00 pm   Subject: Is this a Weekender ?
Pop top, full size bed, Wolfsburg-flip up table and pedestal mounted rear facing third seat . Diesel manual trans. Well anyway it's on EBay, for sale by a guy named ZSI in Las Vegas

http://cgi.ebay ...
  Topic: Electric engine swap?
VisPacem

Replies: 24
Views: 3978

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2011 10:21 pm   Subject: Re: Electric engine swap?
Has anyone thought of using a DC electric motor fed from a battery/generator to power their van? It sure would eliminate a lot of common problems that we all post here.

A simple direct question cal ...
  Topic: A/C: the penultimate solution
VisPacem

Replies: 6
Views: 1218

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:12 pm   Subject: A/C: the penultimate solution
This one is real compact with a 12 gallon moisture removal capability.
And with the $498.00 price break, it's only $1659.99!

So if your rig already has custom valve shocks, specialty springs, an ...
  Topic: A/C: the penultimate solution
VisPacem

Replies: 6
Views: 1218

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:18 pm   Subject: A/C: the penultimate solution
I have reviewed many pages discussing 110 volt A/C. The window solution, the tent solution for them Westy owners and the roof RV style solution for a Dometic/Coleman roof unit.
Nowhere have I seen an ...
  Topic: two vans, very different
VisPacem

Replies: 11
Views: 1602

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 9:50 pm   Subject: two vans, very different
the power steering pump? it's my dad's van, and he wants the ps and is ok driving slow anyway. But I was just wondering what would make my van so much peppier. would power steering??

Rubba dixi ...
  Topic: Current Radio Choices
VisPacem

Replies: 35
Views: 11121

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 9:03 am   Subject: Current Radio Choices
Ach so ... no Blaupunkt, no Becker, no Grundig...

Crying or Very sad
  Topic: 1980-1932 Vanagon
VisPacem

Replies: 9
Views: 1302

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:00 pm   Subject: 1980-1932 Vanagon
I saw a 32 with a Chicago typewriter and address of a blind pig with a pic of a swell dame.

Embarassed
  Topic: For amusement only
VisPacem

Replies: 5
Views: 1222

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2011 5:42 pm   Subject: For amusement only
Hydrogen and snake oil ?
I just saw a for sale ad for a van. It's not a Vanagon but it does not make a difference:
Engine is a rblt 350cid and clean no leaks or noise, unit with hydrogen kit which ...
  Topic: Failed CA smog test MISERABLY! What are my options?
VisPacem

Replies: 93
Views: 16733

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:18 pm   Subject: Failed CA smog test MISERABLY! What are my options?
Congratulations

When I lived in California I was in constant anxiety about the smog gestapists forcing me to junk my car. They in fact managed to make me dump two cars but as they were bland and h ...
  Topic: Favorite Vanagon for Sale Ad Quotes
VisPacem

Replies: 525
Views: 101657

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:00 am   Subject: Favorite Vanagon for Sale Ad Quotes
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Volkswagen-Vanagon-Westfalia-Glass-Headlight-1980-1991-/300589473812?pt=Vintage_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&hash=item45fc876014

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Volkswagen Wes ...
  Topic: Favorite Vanagon for Sale Ad Quotes
VisPacem

Replies: 525
Views: 101657

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:05 am   Subject: Favorite Vanagon for Sale Ad Quotes
Favorite Vanagon for Sale Ad Quotes

S-O-L-D Applause
  Topic: Been a few years...
VisPacem

Replies: 8
Views: 1157

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 10:56 pm   Subject: Re: Been a few years...
I'ts been awhile (maybe two years) since I've last posted here. I don't see some of the usual member names I was used to. I see that mightyart is no longer the moderator. Hope all is well with him and ...
  Topic: blinking temp led light - please help
VisPacem

Replies: 9
Views: 1165

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 10:37 pm   Subject: blinking temp led light - please help
Paint it black. It's useless ***TO ME***

Now pilgrims I said : ****** TO ME ****** didn't I ?

So if you are insecure, paranoid, schizo, frenzied into criticism, obsessed with creating vain argum ...
  Topic: can you read the tea leaves of this vanagon engine?
VisPacem

Replies: 22
Views: 3836

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 7:23 pm   Subject: can you read the tea leaves of this vanagon engine?
Apparently all you really need to make your van reliable is a sh*t load of gauges and switches. Wink

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/651229.jpg

It's only a matter of experience and s ...
 
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