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  Topic: realistic sales price for bostig westy?
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2013 7:37 pm   Subject: realistic sales price for bostig westy?
I sold mine for an even 17k. 1987 model, full westy with grey interior, no rust, 110k on body and tranny, v.2 Bostig
  Topic: Need a decent mechanic in arkansas or southern Missouri
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 5
Views: 484

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:15 pm   Subject: Need a decent mechanic in arkansas or southern Missouri
Not interested in spending any time on this project. It's a family members and I'm trying to help them find somebody that is good that can do the work.
  Topic: Need a decent mechanic in arkansas or southern Missouri
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 5
Views: 484

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2013 12:20 pm   Subject: Need a decent mechanic in arkansas or southern Missouri
Need a decent mechanic in arkansas or southern Missouri. I have a 71 beetle that needs some engine work so I'd like somebody that really knows AC beetles. I've searched the site but can't find anybod ...
  Topic: "Hotel VanaFornia" 1.8t conversion/build
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 187
Views: 21888

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 9:50 am   Subject: "Hotel VanaFornia" 1.8t conversion/build
Good choice. The 1.8t is the best choice for those that live in Cali.
  Topic: Good deals on Nice Vans
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 5978
Views: 928737

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:14 pm   Subject: Good deals on Nice Vans
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1417933

What do you guys think of this syncro?
It's got seam rust. But I have a tiico engine that needs a home.
  Topic: Thinking of selling my syncro
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 25
Views: 3474

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:07 pm   Subject: Thinking of selling my syncro
Biggest reason to keep the syncro - - kids. Try backpacking with young kids! Once you get them into camping (with the Westy, of course), they will graduate to hiking and you'll have the best of both ...
  Topic: Thinking of selling my syncro
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 25
Views: 3474

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 7:21 pm   Subject: Thinking of selling my syncro
I seem to loosing enthusiasm my brothers.
I'm just finishing up my Bostig conversion on my syncro. But more and more lately I've been thinking that I'd just like to sell it.
My wife and I recently ...
  Topic: Official whine about Vanagon vans and parts for sale
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 2260
Views: 355850

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 5:27 am   Subject: Official whine about Vanagon vans and parts for sale
Are people high on crack? I didn't cost this much in 91. Looks like someone bought this from the guy in CA and marked it up again....

Unreal.


http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php ...
  Topic: How much weight in 2004 jetta Tdi?
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 1
Views: 703

PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Sat Sep 22, 2012 4:42 am   Subject: How much weight in 2004 jetta Tdi?
I got a job transporting some goods. It will be a 10 hour interstate drive.
And I'd like to use my jetta for the fuel mileage. How much weight do you think I could haul inside the car.
Fwiw if this ...
  Topic: Good ladder idea for top bunk access
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 17
Views: 3240

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:02 am   Subject: Good ladder idea for top bunk access
Looks like a good ladder to have around the house that is ALSO small enough to take on camping trips. I wouldn't get one just for the Westy though, besides, I'm 50 years old and still manage to climb ...
  Topic: would anyone sport this bumper sticker?
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 38
Views: 4270

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 2:25 pm   Subject: would anyone sport this bumper sticker?
How about the walking dude driving the van, bike on the roof, van driving over car. this I like
  Topic: Zetec in Tacoma, WA
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 16
Views: 2331

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 6:59 am   Subject: Zetec in Tacoma, WA
those of you with turbo's, did you run the vans without for the 10k Bostig suggests? what was the difference in performance with the turbo? How did it affect your vans drivability?

(please don't ...
  Topic: Zetec in Tacoma, WA
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 16
Views: 2331

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:45 am   Subject: Zetec in Tacoma, WA
Up in Woodinville with a Zetec Turbo.

Send me a pm if you would like to check it out or if you have any questions.

Thanks.

John
I've driven johns van....and shortly thereafter put a zetec tu ...
  Topic: Official whine about Vanagon vans and parts for sale
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 2260
Views: 355850

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2012 10:25 am   Subject: Official whine about Vanagon vans and parts for sale
You better act quick or I might just have to slip in and snatch it out from under your nose
  Topic: Official whine about Vanagon vans and parts for sale
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 2260
Views: 355850

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:48 am   Subject: Official whine about Vanagon vans and parts for sale
seriously ???

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1359260
I had a shot at a Westy that wasn't even rusted that bad for 450. And I turned it down. Granted it wasn't running good bu ...
  Topic: Boise Mechanic
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 4
Views: 506

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2012 11:06 am   Subject: Boise Mechanic
I used Allan's auto for the prepurchase inspection. And the van made it back without issue. The owner drove a syncro westy himself.

But the van had a tore cv joint boot that it appears he missed. E ...
  Topic: Absent Chime Upon Key Insertion
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 27
Views: 3940

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:51 am   Subject: Absent Chime Upon Key Insertion
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/557018.jpg
  Topic: Have you SEEN ONE on the road lately? Spotters thread
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 2903
Views: 398921

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 4:54 pm   Subject: Have you SEEN ONE on the road lately? Spotters thread
http://i591.photobucket.com/albums/ss353/williamtaylor33/0A0F35B1-AB1F-48AB-ADD3-49E6B9C44AC7-581-00000029299F7E48.jpg
In Brooklyn just under the big Watchtower sign.
  Topic: Vanagon 'iron butt' society?
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 43
Views: 3676

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 7:19 pm   Subject: Vanagon 'iron butt' society?
42 hours.....

Santa rosalia BCS to Dallas Texas. One heck of a long drive. But it was to see a girl.
  Topic: Melted engine compartment seal
Williamtaylor33

Replies: 10
Views: 1012

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2012 7:27 pm   Subject: Melted engine compartment seal
Factory...no heater boxes
 
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