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  Topic: help diagnose this weird and scary problem
bazzamon

Replies: 22
Views: 3664

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 6:03 am   Subject: help diagnose this weird and scary problem
Foaming of the engine oil is a major problem in my area where frosts are starting to form in the morning but are gone by midday. It is traced down to a very popular oil brand ( C*****l) Change your o ...
  Topic: Contries with an abundance of Vanagons?
bazzamon

Replies: 7
Views: 1368

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 5:55 am   Subject: Contries with an abundance of Vanagons?
here in Aussieland there are very few vanagons..mainly to the flood of jap vans like toyota hiace, mitsubishi l300, mazda/ford vans over the past 25 years. They all sell for about half the price of a ...
  Topic: AFM adjustment?
bazzamon

Replies: 9
Views: 1970

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2008 3:15 am   Subject: AFM adjustment?
By the way, mine doesnot have an o2 sensor..... Not that it controls the first few minutes of running I understand .... Baz
  Topic: AFM adjustment?
bazzamon

Replies: 9
Views: 1970

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 4:36 am   Subject: Big Thanks
I appreciate your in depth knowledge of the watercooled beastys. Aussie Bazza Smile
  Topic: Cleaning inside engine case - opinions
bazzamon

Replies: 6
Views: 1360

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:07 am   Subject: internals
How old is the engine? How far has it travlled? If you have hit the 250000 miles mark then I would 'bite the bullet' & dismantle the engine completely. Big chunks of 'black' dont sound so good to ...
  Topic: AFM adjustment?
bazzamon

Replies: 9
Views: 1970

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 6:09 am   Subject: AFM adjustment?
I bought a 2nd hand afm for my 1.9l & the adjustment (allen key) is screwed all the way down.How many turns should I adjust the afm screw roughly before putting the analyzer on? My engine is almos ...
  Topic: plastic left overs
bazzamon

Replies: 2
Views: 478

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 9:14 pm   Subject: plastic left overs
Ive nearly finished my 85 Vanagon restore but ive got 4 square tapered piece of black plastic with a 8 mm hole thru part no is 251 807 133. they go somewhere on the bumper,but where? Can you help? B ...
  Topic: shaking !!!!
bazzamon

Replies: 0
Views: 1026

PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Tue Feb 19, 2008 2:25 am   Subject: shaking !!!!
My 95 3A auto Passat has started to intermittently shudder when coming to a stop. Its like the shudder you get if it were a manual & you don't push the clutch pedal down. My good wife wont drive ...
  Topic: Who's got a wood floor?
bazzamon

Replies: 254
Views: 151325

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 5:30 am   Subject: Wood
Iam 19 years old & Ihve 'wood' most of the time!!! Baz
  Topic: 'A hard van is good to find!'
bazzamon

Replies: 7
Views: 1647

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2007 4:30 am   Subject: 'A hard van is good to find!'
Thanks for the suggestions. The local brake guy is going to 'pressure bleed' the system on Saturday. So we'll see what the outcome will be....
  Topic: Tristar
bazzamon

Replies: 0
Views: 673

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:43 am   Subject: Tristar
Aussies got the Tristar as well but was a hideous price. So not many around Bazza
  Topic: 'A hard van is good to find!'
bazzamon

Replies: 7
Views: 1647

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2007 2:25 am   Subject: 'A hard van is good to find!'
Is it possible to have a good hard brake pedal on a 84 1.9l auto? I have recently replaced nearly everything on this one & the pedal is still squishy. I didnt change the booster but everything els ...
  Topic: My dash fan
bazzamon

Replies: 5
Views: 1114

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:52 am   Subject: My dash fan
Thanks Joe for your reply....Yes it looks like a sh55y job. Bazza
  Topic: New foam bottom for front seats?
bazzamon

Replies: 10
Views: 1540

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:50 am   Subject: on the subject of seat 'heaters'....
Down here in 'hot' Aussieland it sounds silly to have seat 'heaters'. What we need are seat 'coolers'. So how do the seat heaters work? wouldnt they burn your arse off in 2 minites flat? What regula ...
  Topic: My dash fan
bazzamon

Replies: 5
Views: 1114

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 3:10 am   Subject: My dash fan
My dash blower fan only works on top speed. whats wrong? & how do I find it to fix it? (1985 1.9 auto van) Pleeease Aussie Bazza
  Topic: removing windshield jets?
bazzamon

Replies: 15
Views: 1920

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:53 am   Subject: removing windshield jets?
I bought genuine ones & they only cost me$6:10aud. I reckon I got a good deal for genuine part Aussie Very Happy Bazza
  Topic: automatic transmission
bazzamon

Replies: 24
Views: 3960

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2007 3:34 am   Subject: t3 autos
3 speed autos were the normal auto set up in nearly all cars in that period. Performance was not the issue it is today. Most cars only had a top speed of about 80-85mph..... In those years is when car ...
  Topic: What Engine ???
bazzamon

Replies: 1
Views: 462

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu May 31, 2007 6:47 pm   Subject: What Engine ???
Can anybody tell me what watercooled motor is in the 2007-8 Brasilian Kombi. (They have dropped the a/c motor because pollution laws) Bazz
  Topic: AFM
bazzamon

Replies: 3
Views: 1532

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 31, 2007 4:26 am   Subject: AFM
Ihave a 1.9l digijet & have noticed the cost of a new AFM to be considerably more than the AFM on a 2.1l digifant...Is it possible to have the digifant AFM modified to fit the digijet??? Baz
  Topic: 091 Transmission Parts
bazzamon

Replies: 2
Views: 872

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 29, 2007 9:15 am   Subject: gears etc
Hi My ETKA has all the gearbox parts shown. Try another Dealer.......One thats interested in helping ..... Bazz
 
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