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  Topic: Putting Vans with Usernames
bluediamond1551

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 14, 2012 12:00 pm   Subject: 1985 Vanagon Westy
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An $850 bucks 1985 Wesfalia that was rescued from P.O. undergone minor resto. and here she is now.
  Topic: 1985 VW Vanagon Westy
bluediamond1551

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 07, 2012 1:32 pm   Subject: 1985 Vanagon Westy
Hello Folks,
Thank you for all your comments. My only purpose of repainting the van was just to protect the metal from rusting & I do not want to spend big bucks for an expensive automotive paint ...
  Topic: 1985 VW Vanagon Westy
bluediamond1551

Replies: 18
Views: 4356

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 1:46 pm   Subject: 1985 VW Vanagon Westy
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Here is another pic..Actually this is a low cost paint job less than $300 bucks using oil base Rustoleum and a HVLP paint spray done in my garage.
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  Topic: 1985 VW Vanagon Westy
bluediamond1551

Replies: 18
Views: 4356

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 9:25 am   Subject: 1985 VW Vanagon Westy
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Here she is now,,
  Topic: 1985 VW Vanagon Westy
bluediamond1551

Replies: 18
Views: 4356

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 9:15 am   Subject: 1985 VW Vanagon Westy
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This is an $850 bucks Westfalia That I rescued fron the P.O. that she wanted to get rid of her because of the broken plastic shifter ball, but sol ...
  Topic: 1985 VW Vanagon Westy
bluediamond1551

Replies: 18
Views: 4356

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 06, 2012 8:58 am   Subject: 1985 VW Vanagon Westy
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  Topic: 85 radiator fan running hi speed & won`t shut off..
bluediamond1551

Replies: 3
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 05, 2012 3:11 pm   Subject: 85 Radiator fan won`t shut off...
Hi there,
Here is an update of what happened to my radtiator fan running on hi speed and won`t shut off. I followed what e.r.wing advice to pull the relay one by one but still the fan keep on running ...
  Topic: 85 radiator fan running hi speed & won`t shut off..
bluediamond1551

Replies: 3
Views: 464

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 03, 2012 8:23 pm   Subject: 85 Radiator fan won`t shut off...
Hello r.e.wing_fc3s,
Thank you for responding, I will try to check it tonight. I think you are right, maybe the relay is the culprit. Thanks again.
  Topic: 85 radiator fan running hi speed & won`t shut off..
bluediamond1551

Replies: 3
Views: 464

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 03, 2012 5:14 pm   Subject: 85 radiator fan running hi speed & won`t shut off..
Hello there,
I have problem in 1985 Wesfalia without aircon that my radiator fan run on hi speed and wont shut off. I am tired of disconnecting & reconnecting my battery terminal everytime I use ...
  Topic: Engine badly leaking, need help...
bluediamond1551

Replies: 16
Views: 2200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:55 am   Subject: Engine badly leaking, need help...
DougM,
I`d been reading lots of info about the conversion and it is really too expensive, but the Subaru that I bought was just too good to pass by. I have a long term plan on this future conversion ...
  Topic: Engine badly leaking, need help...
bluediamond1551

Replies: 16
Views: 2200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:32 am   Subject: Engine badly leaking, need help...
Hello guys,
Yah, I was so lucky that I did not have a major problem about that thing. I was just too excited to owned a Westy and my mind was not focused on what I did , thinking of other things on w ...
  Topic: Engine badly leaking, need help...
bluediamond1551

Replies: 16
Views: 2200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:35 pm   Subject: Engine badly leaking, need help...
Hello guys,
Thanks for all the input , I found out the culprit when I checked this morning that the oil was slowly dripping on the oil filter housing and it was from an old "WIX" oil filter ...
  Topic: Engine badly leaking, need help...
bluediamond1551

Replies: 16
Views: 2200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 7:28 pm   Subject: Engine badly leaking, need help...
Hello Rubbachicken & wildthings,
It was badly leaking when I run the engine but when I stop it I did not see any drippings. I saw oil all over the buttom fins of the engine but not in the drain p ...
  Topic: Engine badly leaking, need help...
bluediamond1551

Replies: 16
Views: 2200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 7:05 pm   Subject: Engine badly leaking, need help...
Hi Doug M,
It is a 1.9 L engine. I did not bother to check the coolant when I bought it, because when the previous owner started the engine it sounds strong, the only problem he said was only the flo ...
  Topic: Engine badly leaking, need help...
bluediamond1551

Replies: 16
Views: 2200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:37 pm   Subject: Engine badly leaking, need help...
Hello Guys,
I am a newbie to Vanagon world and I need help. I have a 1985 Westy that I bought three months ago and tried to run the engine for about 5 minutes and I`ve noticed the oil light signal ca ...
 
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