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  Topic: What Color is this?

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 3:43 pm   Subject: Re: What Color is this?
I found an ACE hardware gloss enamel color called Terra Cotta Clay that is almost a match for my 84 Westy. Their part # is 1373570. At $3.95 a can its a bargin!
  Topic: supdude - [email protected] - Adrian

Replies: 1
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:28 pm   Subject: supdude - [email protected] - Adrian
This is a GREAT kit! Adrian was VERY helpful. You will not believe the improvement in your van with this lighting kit.
  Topic: Can't get brake pedal pressure

Replies: 10
Views: 1260

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2009 6:25 am   Subject: Vanagon Front Brakes
I had a similiar problem. All was fine until I "fixed" things! Turned out I didn't install and adjust the front wheel bearings properly on my 84 Westy. The inner bearing wore out in 2000 mil ...
  Topic: Back to WBXer from Subaru

Replies: 166
Views: 26352

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 2:31 pm   Subject: Go Westy Sales Hype
OMG! I was soooooo stupid for forsaking that under powered, leaking two valve pushrod expensive to re build POS for a 4 valve, overhead cam, modern reliable powerhouse that gets great mileage, passes ...
  Topic: Vanagon heater hose

Replies: 1
Views: 1112

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2009 6:09 am   Subject: Vanagon heater hose
This is a great, cheap replacement hose from NAPA for the right side heater hose that goes from the head to the heater system.

Item#: NBH10965

Price: $22.99
Product Features:Spec ...
  Topic: Favorite Vanagon for Sale Ad Quotes

Replies: 525
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 7:42 pm   Subject: Vanagon Ads
"Needs nothing. A/C does not work. Have all reciepts. All work done by the guy who built it in Wolfsburg. Must sell. Don't want to sell. Wife is mad at me. I don't know much about these vehicles. ...
  Topic: Cold starting

Replies: 8
Views: 1312

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:57 am   Subject: Cold starting
Check the connections at the + battery post(what the heck, as long as you are in there pull the battery and look at the ground strap connection to the body). I had a corroded crimp connector that fed ...
  Topic: DIY - gray water drain enhancement

Replies: 19
Views: 9920

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 6:36 am   Subject: Sink Drain
Fantastic! Thanks for the tip!
  Topic: Gimme A HINt

Replies: 5
Views: 1035

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:59 am   Subject: Cheap Westy That Runs
First off AIN'T NO SUCH THING! Don't believe me?? Look at the Autotrader ads or eBay. Westys that run (especially ones that run well and are clean) are gold! Most people are happy with a Westy that ha ...
  Topic: Got my TIMING< IDLE & CO FIXED...and STILL HOT!!!

Replies: 10
Views: 1467

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:53 am   Subject: Hot!
Might be a partially plugged cat. Don't know all the in's and out's with thr Cal system but a good muffler shop should be able to diagnose it.
  Topic: vanagons: (86 up) -vs- (85 down)

Replies: 16
Views: 3586

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 5:51 am   Subject: 85 up, 86 down
85 Pros: 1.9 isn't prone to launching rods through the block. Parts are cheaper. Engine bay doesn't look like an engineers nightmare.
Cons: HP, interior/trim isn't as fancy. Less "snob" factor.

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