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  Topic: Theft Attempt In San Francisco
alijonny

Replies: 24
Views: 1251

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:10 am   Subject: Re: Theft Attempt In San Francisco
Man your neighbor came through! for sure. they should get a 30 pack of their favorite beverage soon...
  Topic: Is This Car Worth $7200 ?
alijonny

Replies: 22
Views: 1248

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:35 pm   Subject: Re: Is This Car Worth $7200 ?
It looks cool as hell, someone spent a lot of time with it for sure. If I was looking for a customized bug, it would be worth it to me... under 10k, looks road ready. Slam dunk. Go enjoy it and show i ...
  Topic: Suby AWD with front locker?
alijonny

Replies: 25
Views: 1639

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: Suby AWD with front locker?


I am not aware of ANY Vanagon Syncro running a subaru tranny..



There are two successful Subaru 5 speed swapped in Syncro vanagons, both located in the Chicagoland area. I did one, Marshall ...
  Topic: Vanagon Mechanic in Chicago Area
alijonny

Replies: 16
Views: 1046

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:30 am   Subject: Re: Vanagon Mechanic in Chicago Area
Hey, I have a few options for you if you are looking for small work here and there... I am an ASE certified master tech, I did work at MPC who does also work on Vanagons now (since I kinda got the bal ...
  Topic: cost to replace ball joints
alijonny

Replies: 14
Views: 1096

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:16 am   Subject: Re: cost to replace ball joints
I have your answer

Alldata standard shop labor time says 1.5hrs per lower BJ and .9 per upper BJ. This of course doesn't take into account any rot or rust or stuck parts...
but this is a base pr ...
  Topic: Vanagon wedding photos!!!
alijonny

Replies: 21
Views: 1521

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:26 pm   Subject: Re: Vanagon wedding photos!!!
We did a save the date photo and included the Syncro and my 65 bug. A lot of photoshopping was done on this pic, like the background, the 14" alloys were enlarged, rust was removed, trim was inst ...
  Topic: Mass syncro lust diminishing?
alijonny

Replies: 146
Views: 9405

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2017 3:04 pm   Subject: Re: Mass syncro lust diminishing?
Let them have their Sprinter 4x4. I hope they don't get trouble from their local municipality for parking an RV on their property.

Some are cashing in on the Syncro "off the grid" craze, ...
  Topic: Syncro fuel tank slosh?
alijonny

Replies: 10
Views: 315

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:14 am   Subject: Re: Syncro fuel tank slosh?
Inside the filler neck or outside the filler neck? I never noticed any issue with my syncro filler neck.
  Topic: Syncaru 16 AWD build
alijonny

Replies: 158
Views: 18832

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:19 pm   Subject: Re: Suby AWD vs Suby tranny with Syncro diff??


awesome. thanks Dave. so I think I'll go with a non locking vw front diff with an LSD. the transmission will be from a turbo (i believe these have a lower first gear) and will also have a pelequin ...
  Topic: Aftermarket Syncro fuel tank sender
alijonny

Replies: 6
Views: 297

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:05 pm   Subject: Re: Aftermarket Syncro fuel tank sender
I bought the gowesty sender and have had it on for around 4 years. no problems yet...
  Topic: Reviving a Syncro
alijonny

Replies: 341
Views: 31145

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:01 pm   Subject: Re: Reviving a Syncro
Hey, just an FYI, I have an ABA in my syncro mounted at 15, no supercharger though... Kinda jealous... Haha. If you need any help, I've been sorting mine out for a bit now, it has been running good. ...
  Topic: 1.8T engine
alijonny

Replies: 24
Views: 2871

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 03, 2017 6:17 am   Subject: Re: 1.8T engine
so, as I see on the SAH site, there is a large quantity of core stuff they want back. was that a pain for anyone who did it themselves?
  Topic: Custom Emblems | FREE | Any Requests?
alijonny

Replies: 44
Views: 3473

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:40 pm   Subject: Re: Custom Emblems | Any Requests?
Would love some sort of WESTPHALIA badge.
That coupled with WESTPHALIA pop top lettering would really make some heads explode in the wall of shame thread.
Don't forget to add a SYNCHRO decal Laughing ...
  Topic: Vanagon production numbers. 7seater,doka,sinka,syncro,westy,etc.
alijonny

Replies: 4
Views: 1221

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 12:48 pm   Subject: Re: Vanagon production numbers. 7seater,doka,sinka,syncro,westy,etc.
danfromsyr posted this a while back when someone asked. I don't think it gives too specific info, but it is what I found when I searched google.

I'm not sure on ALL vanagons
but www.Syncro.org ha ...
  Topic: Rusty clutch master cylinder: wait til it breaks down or replace
alijonny

Replies: 10
Views: 576

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:51 am   Subject: Re: Rusty clutch master cylinder: wait til it breaks down or replace
you can match gears based on rpms. I have driven a few cars like this. if you can match the speeds, the shifter will slide into gear with no grinding. it's almost an art, but once you get the feel, it ...
  Topic: Which GPS unit to buy for a Syncro ?
alijonny

Replies: 22
Views: 1110

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:29 am   Subject: Re: Which GPS unit to buy for a Syncro ?
I have t-mobile, which works awesome everywhere. Overseas, service. In Canada, Service. I have run into only one place in the US so far that I get NO SERVICE. it is Wisconsin. They have some kind of B ...
  Topic: Rubber floor for Vanagon
alijonny

Replies: 51
Views: 6761

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 7:38 am   Subject: Re: Rubber floor for Vanagon
Don't rake me over the coals for this, it was before I knew their value...

I cut my rear two piece rubber mat down to fit Westy parts into my syncro...While we are admitting things, I also cut dow ...
  Topic: CLK wheels
alijonny

Replies: 1152
Views: 289430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:03 pm   Subject: Re: CLK wheels
I'm just seeing it posted here. I was actually tagged on a Facebook post of it more than a week ago. I already set up a meeting for Sunday, so we'll see.
  Topic: CLK wheels
alijonny

Replies: 1152
Views: 289430

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:33 am   Subject: Re: CLK wheels
I should have dibs to go get the single one in NWI on Sunday, assuming the seller doesn't dick me around...
  Topic: Enough is Enough Junk Parts
alijonny

Replies: 46
Views: 3681

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 2:47 pm   Subject: Re: Enough is Enough Junk Parts
Hey now, there's nothing wrong with Turkish parts...



Especially since it is almost Thanksgiving.

Laughing
 
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