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  Topic: 3rd seat rail covers
ZsZ

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 6:59 am   Subject: Re: 3rd seat rail covers
top pcover of the 2,5 inch PVC wiring channel?
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Legrand-Wiremold-Non-Metallic-PVC-Raceway-5-ft-Wire-Channel-White-NMW1/100038290
  Topic: Unsolvable airlock? Cooling system issue on AHU TDI JX style 50
ZsZ

Replies: 45
Views: 1000

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:27 am   Subject: Re: Unsolvable airlock? Cooling system issue on AHU TDI JX style 50
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2169768.jpg

Normally, I orientate the thermostat so these sections are 90 degree to the flow.

Water will always seek it's own level. The hole drilled in ...
  Topic: Unsolvable airlock? Cooling system issue on AHU TDI JX style 50
ZsZ

Replies: 45
Views: 1000

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:23 am   Subject: Re: Unsolvable airlock? Cooling system issue on AHU TDI JX style 50
Never had this much problem bleeding my system (however all OE style rubber hoses) neither when I blew out fluid from all the pipes under the van.

Just fill up, start, refill, blurp, refill, keep r ...
  Topic: M-TDI Vanagon Suddenly Blowing Huge Clouds of White smoke
ZsZ

Replies: 53
Views: 930

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:42 am   Subject: Re: M-TDI Vanagon Suddenly Blowing Huge Clouds of White smoke
M14x1.5 for the injector side. Same as the wheel hardware, hint hint Wink

A wheel nut amd a wheel bolt and you have something to tap/grab Wink
  Topic: Lowered Vanagons - no more?
ZsZ

Replies: 40
Views: 814

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:42 am   Subject: Re: Lowered Vanagons - no more?
In the UK it is a common thing. together with the rat style.
In the states "overlanding" is the buzzword nowadays.
  Topic: Newbie Needs Your Opinion
ZsZ

Replies: 28
Views: 721

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:47 am   Subject: Re: Newbie Needs Your Opinion

So my question: Is going Bionic Man on an air cooled T3 a waste of time? I would hate to hear "It looks good but I really want a waterboxer" when I try to sell it.


Yes. Due to Gowest ...
  Topic: Westy luggage rack bolts?
ZsZ

Replies: 14
Views: 328

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:12 am   Subject: Re: Westy luggage rack bolts?
not original, but BW has both Stainless, and painted:
https://www.brickwerks.co.uk/pop-top-roof-screw-t3-westfalia-stainless.html
https://www.brickwerks.co.uk/pop-top-roof-screw-t3-westfalia-painted ...
  Topic: Mirror mounted turn signal LEDs?
ZsZ

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:25 am   Subject: Re: Mirror mounted turn signal LEDs?
Anyone know if this Turn signal mod is available for purchase? If so, please send me a private message or post a link.




I saw the item for sale on some 3D printing webshop a few weeks ago. I ...
  Topic: windshield glass part number
ZsZ

Replies: 12
Views: 288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:11 am   Subject: Re: windshield glass part number
251 845 101 - green
251 845 101 A - clear
251 845 101 B - with built in antenna
251 845 102 - green with blue visor
251 845 103 - green with green visor
  Topic: Upper control arm bushing failure (pictures)
ZsZ

Replies: 311
Views: 97560

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:14 pm   Subject: Re: Upper control arm bushing failure (pictures)
Next time drill and add a zerk fitting to grease them prior to mounting.
Or go PU and forget about it....

then I will need a grease gun and some rubber grease too Wink

I think my control arm is b ...
  Topic: Upper control arm bushing failure (pictures)
ZsZ

Replies: 311
Views: 97560

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:27 am   Subject: Re: Upper control arm bushing failure (pictures)
Next time drill and add a zerk fitting to grease them prior to mounting.
Or go PU and forget about it....

then I will need a grease gun and some rubber grease too Wink

I think my control arm is b ...
  Topic: Upper control arm bushing failure (pictures)
ZsZ

Replies: 311
Views: 97560

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:05 am   Subject: Re: Upper control arm bushing failure (pictures)
The Lemforder squeaks like crazy. Lasted half a year without any real mileage Sad
  Topic: Leak at Rear CV -Transaxle connection
ZsZ

Replies: 38
Views: 570

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:02 am   Subject: Re: Leak at Rear CV -Transaxle connection
New aftermarket rubber parts are crap nowadays. Sometimes OE too.
I don't know why.

Good rubber formulation is expensive and is where cheap parts makers cut the corners. The market is stupid enou ...
  Topic: Leak at Rear CV -Transaxle connection
ZsZ

Replies: 38
Views: 570

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 2:30 am   Subject: Re: Leak at Rear CV -Transaxle connection
New aftermarket rubber parts are crap nowadays. Sometimes OE too.
I don't know why.
  Topic: mTDI / TDI-m VE Injection Pump Question (Cold Start Advance)
ZsZ

Replies: 16
Views: 4177

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:58 am   Subject: Re: mTDI / TDI-m VE Injection Pump Question (Cold Start Advance)
Resurrecting an old thread here...

Im looking into purchasing a 82 westy for sale in Raleigh, NC. It has a swapped 1Z TDI 1.9L and it comes with a 091.301.103 D 5 speed transmission also from Germa ...
  Topic: Another Mystery Plug Question
ZsZ

Replies: 5
Views: 244

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 1:49 am   Subject: Re: Another Mystery Plug Question
Beside the cavity wax access point function, those holes where the factory big metal sunroof has its water drains.
Flushing and re-applying cavity wax is a good idea.
  Topic: Buying and registering a car in Germany
ZsZ

Replies: 30
Views: 553

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:50 am   Subject: Re: Buying and registering a car in Germany
but the inner lanes are dominated by premium cars @150kmph and the wont let you overtake trucks
That was my experience last year around Brno, Czech Republic on the expressways. Mostly Audis, mostly ...
  Topic: "Voltswagen" of America??
ZsZ

Replies: 26
Views: 817

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 11:46 pm   Subject: Re: "Voltswagen" of America??
It looks like it was a badly timed april fool's joke
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-volkswagen-name/volkswagen-will-not-change-name-of-u-s-operations-sources-idUSKBN2BM2YJ?il=0
  Topic: Rear wheel bearing brand
ZsZ

Replies: 4
Views: 151

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 11:26 pm   Subject: Re: Rear wheel bearing brand
The problem is usually with the outer rollers. They are too loose by new. FAG kits have INA outer rollers which are OK in size.
  Topic: "Voltswagen" of America??
ZsZ

Replies: 26
Views: 817

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:00 pm   Subject: Re: "Voltswagen" of America??
Will they loose the copyright for the Volkswagen brand?
 
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