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  Topic: Subaru + Smallcar Oil Pan - Losing oil pressure on hard stops
connorsvw2

Replies: 37
Views: 980

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 10:21 pm   Subject: Re: Subaru + Smallcar Oil Pan - Losing oil pressure on hard stops
I had the same issue with my old SC shortened steel pan, but never with my shortened Burley pan. I think the issue is the oil pick-up tube. Your picture looks very similar to my pick-up. SC simply ...
  Topic: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
connorsvw2

Replies: 147
Views: 7410

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:25 pm   Subject: Re: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
Iíll be about an hour or so late. Forgot about a funeral on saturday Crying or Very sad
  Topic: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
connorsvw2

Replies: 147
Views: 7410

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:34 pm   Subject: Re: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
If I can come without the westy iím in! Van is at the restoration shop so Iíll bring the vintage GTI instead.
  Topic: Average gas mileage for a 2.5lt SOHC Subaru conversion
connorsvw2

Replies: 22
Views: 801

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 7:01 pm   Subject: Re: Average gas mileage for a 2.5lt SOHC Subaru conversion
Just using stock odometer but with very close to stock tire diameter. 20-21 mpg no matter how I drive it.
  Topic: The dreaded 1.8t turbo bolts
connorsvw2

Replies: 38
Views: 1922

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:50 pm   Subject: Re: The dreaded 1.8t turbo bolts
Not in my Vanagon, but in my 1.8t passat. Iíve had to pull turbo out twice, once for cylinder head replacement after t-belt sheared off 16 teeth at 54k, and another to replace the k03. Both times I ...
  Topic: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
connorsvw2

Replies: 147
Views: 7410

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:19 pm   Subject: Re: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
I may be able to make it depending on how late you all stay. Getting back to Denver around 230 pm.
  Topic: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
connorsvw2

Replies: 147
Views: 7410

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:22 am   Subject: Re: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
Iíll be out of town-drat!
  Topic: Power steering high pressure line alternatives?
connorsvw2

Replies: 7
Views: 315

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:46 pm   Subject: Re: Power steering high pressure line alternatives?
You could take your old hose to a hydraulic hose fabricator and reuse the old ends with new hose, likely for less than a brand new hose. I had A/C hoses made up at the same outfit which have worked g ...
  Topic: More conversion questions.....
connorsvw2

Replies: 22
Views: 873

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:31 pm   Subject: Re: More conversion questions.....
Dobryan is right on the money. Kennedyís system has several flaws, including the thermostat loop. A non-reversed cooling system can work great if:
1) it has self-bleeding capability, which the KEP ...
  Topic: Poll: Long drive, did you make it? 1,000+ miles
connorsvw2

Replies: 637
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:17 pm   Subject: Re: Poll: Long drive, did you make it? 1,000+ miles
Wife, dogs and I just returned from a 9 day, 3000+ mile trip to see Lassen Natl Park, NoCal coast, Redwoods Natl Park/Jed Smith, Southern Oregon coast and Crater Lake again. CO->WY->UT->NV-& ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
connorsvw2

Replies: 10241
Views: 1763050

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:16 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Spent some quailty time reinstalling my Burley shortened oil pan today. Nice to regain 9.5 inches of ground clearance on my 2wd Westy Wolfsburg camper again. My stock pan was rather hammered from so ...
  Topic: Proper Gear Oil for Manual Transmission
connorsvw2

Replies: 25
Views: 1443

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:53 pm   Subject: Re: Proper Gear Oil for Manual Transmission
Finally got around to changing my manual tranny oil today, along with reinstalling my shortened oil pan, and installing a new exhaust header Shocked

Brief review: Westy Wolfsburg camper, AA trann ...
  Topic: Need Advice - 2" box trailer hitch
connorsvw2

Replies: 20
Views: 1024

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:00 pm   Subject: Re: Need Advice - 2" box trailer hitch
Iíve been running Dennis Haynesí hitch for probably close to 20 years. A stout and quality piece from before integrated bumper options were even available. The bomb for stock bumpers.
  Topic: Syncro Solstice 2018, May 17-20
connorsvw2

Replies: 74
Views: 3800

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 7:57 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Solstice 2018, May 17-20
Always an awesome event! Great MTB riding with Raoul and the gang-tough and skilled riding after your long day on Porc Rim! Rimrocker on Sun and Monday was supercool as well, thanks to the trail sma ...
  Topic: Syncro Solstice 2018, May 17-20
connorsvw2

Replies: 74
Views: 3800

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 5:32 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Solstice 2018, May 17-20
Raoul, what are your riding plans on Sat?
  Topic: Syncro Solstice 2018, May 17-20
connorsvw2

Replies: 74
Views: 3800

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 7:34 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Solstice 2018, May 17-20 ~ Registration open
Porc rim is definitely not for novices. Iíve ridden it for almost 20 years and it is still a challenging blast. Bar M system is great for beginners; beginner-intermediates may like the Klondike Nort ...
  Topic: Syncro Solstice 2018, May 17-20
connorsvw2

Replies: 74
Views: 3800

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 9:10 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro Solstice 2018, May 17-20 ~ Registration open
Canít join Rimrocker with my 2wd, but looking for some MTB partners. Raoul, perhaps I can join you for Porc Rim goodness.
  Topic: Subaru timing belt jumped a tooth causing misfire
connorsvw2

Replies: 12
Views: 473

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 9:32 pm   Subject: Re: Subaru timing belt jumped a tooth causing misfire
The early 2.2s were non-interference, as I recall. That said, I recommend using dealer parts for the belt and tensioner, as I will not risk my motor with unknown parts. Also, the timing belt guide a ...
  Topic: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
connorsvw2

Replies: 147
Views: 7410

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:35 pm   Subject: Re: Denver Vanagons & Microbrews (like Cars & Coffee, but tastier)
Sorry Iíll miss this one. Will be in Fruita for some mountain biking fun!
  Topic: Subaru Vanagon Vehicle Speed Sensors
connorsvw2

Replies: 52
Views: 2796

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:56 pm   Subject: Re: Subaru Vanagon Vehicle Speed Sensors
The schematic for the Allegro UGN3060KA hall sensor I used has literally 3 wires:
Pin1: ignition +12v
Pin 2: ecu speed sensor pin +5v
Pin3: vehicle ground
Pins 4&5: jumpered

I soldered in a ...
 
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