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  Topic: What is this?
danfromsyr

Replies: 11
Views: 370

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 6:45 am   Subject: Re: What is this?
you want to get that sealed up. one of those wires is open to the IGNITION circuit and you don't want a corrosion issue to cause a short on the IGN circuit.

it's likely that the counter had trippe ...
  Topic: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread!
danfromsyr

Replies: 890
Views: 289110

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:01 pm   Subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread!
ahh dang, that's what I get not giving it a proper look..

I'll retract my post above.

thanks for the sharp eyes..
  Topic: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread!
danfromsyr

Replies: 890
Views: 289110

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:07 pm   Subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread!
***retracted not a reputable seller.
https://www.getfoundquick.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_543528610.jpg
  Topic: Auto Trans Options?
danfromsyr

Replies: 12
Views: 216

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: Auto Trans Options?
call and talk with (as well as send your pics to) for your VW service & restoration needs

Midwest Autosavers Inc.
155 Chicago St, Cary, IL 6001
224-357-8021
https://goo.gl/maps/EhXMdcixRHGYf ...
  Topic: Shop to rebuild type 4 longblock
danfromsyr

Replies: 14
Views: 450

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:56 am   Subject: Re: Shop to rebuild type 4 longblock
Headflow masters are often recommended on the samba.
I have no experience. so do your due diligence in scoping them out,
2472 S Santa Fe Ave, Vista, CA 92084
https://goo.gl/maps/yjX3qU6Q6EjXQRrDA
  Topic: Front curtain attachment. Am I missing something? SOLVED
danfromsyr

Replies: 10
Views: 288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:05 am   Subject: Re: Front curtain attachment. Am I missing something?
you have a weekender/multivan.
they have a curtain that hangs behind the front seats side to side..
uses those center pin snaps.
they did not have a front windshield curtain, though if you sourc ...
  Topic: Back again!
danfromsyr

Replies: 15
Views: 780

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:28 pm   Subject: Re: Back again!
any updates or pics bump?
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
danfromsyr

Replies: 51739
Views: 5301153

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:43 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
is this door crooked?

https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/cto/d/wesley-chapel-rare-1966-vw-split-window/7190817345.html


https://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_5o0YI13wdEP_0CI0pe_1200x900.jpg
  Topic: Petrol (gas) smell
danfromsyr

Replies: 80
Views: 18504

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:01 pm   Subject: Re: Petrol (gas) smell
and Sooo what did the shop find out?
Popcorn
  Topic: Type 2s [buses], used in advertising products & services
danfromsyr

Replies: 27
Views: 4833

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:46 pm   Subject: Re: Type 2s [buses], used in advertising products & services
in a spot for the cheap diesel heaters
curious whose bay that is, what the country/state of the plate is
and man that's a bit of a big tag dent in the door.
also curious if it's a sunroof bay.
...
  Topic: Engine conversion photos
danfromsyr

Replies: 67
Views: 9999

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:35 pm   Subject: Re: Engine conversion photos
all I have at the moment..
a 2.5l I5 from a 93 Eurovan under the decklid of mom's 86.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/742402.jpg
  Topic: Expertise Wanted: Motorized wheelchair into Westy!
danfromsyr

Replies: 108
Views: 2288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:57 pm   Subject: Re: Expertise Wanted, wheelchair into Westy!
really I don't think you watched the video lesson at all.
at the 6:45 mark it shows you just how much/little room you are working with for getting a wheel chair and occupant loaded into the van.
a ...
  Topic: What is the tow capacity of a Vanagon?
danfromsyr

Replies: 54
Views: 5555

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:44 pm   Subject: Re: What is the tow capacity of a Vanagon?
my friend uses these when he has his scooter loaded on the rear hitch of his vanagon.
they install sideways with the seam up and the nipple poking out between the coils.

he keeps them in and air ...
  Topic: Expertise Wanted: Motorized wheelchair into Westy!
danfromsyr

Replies: 108
Views: 2288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:56 am   Subject: Re: Expertise Wanted $200, wheelchair into Westy! Price: $200
yeah yeah I know about VW camping families and lifestyles.. been doing that for 16years myself. I lead the Empire VW camping club in upstate NY.
by liffestyle changes I'm referring to that mountain ...
  Topic: Expertise Wanted: Motorized wheelchair into Westy!
danfromsyr

Replies: 108
Views: 2288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:49 pm   Subject: Re: Expertise Wanted $200, wheelchair into Westy! Price: $200
yeah well I think you are going to have to make some lifestyle changes to meet your new limits. such is a fact of the universe.
which lifestyle changes, well that will have to be seen.

Hi SS and ...
  Topic: Expertise Wanted: Motorized wheelchair into Westy!
danfromsyr

Replies: 108
Views: 2288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:15 pm   Subject: Re: Expertise Wanted $200, wheelchair into Westy! Price: $200
yer not listening or i'm not explaining it right
there's no reason it can't fold up and rotate to behind the pass seat.
but a fabricator won't do that (extra work) if it's not in the specifications ...
  Topic: Expertise Wanted: Motorized wheelchair into Westy!
danfromsyr

Replies: 108
Views: 2288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:40 am   Subject: Re: Expertise Wanted $200, wheelchair into Westy! Price: $200
the platform can be mounted to hinge up against the sliding door. or if the upright/pivot is set just right the platform can be tipped up and swung the rest of it's arc against the back of the pass se ...
  Topic: Expertise Wanted: Motorized wheelchair into Westy!
danfromsyr

Replies: 108
Views: 2288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:46 am   Subject: Re: Expertise Wanted $200, wheelchair into Westy! Price: $200
see I just don't see how a 'crane' lift will work safely with you seated in the chair. those are fine for if you can stand beside the lift and swing it in.
also with the crane lifts is the height of ...
  Topic: Expertise Wanted: Motorized wheelchair into Westy!
danfromsyr

Replies: 108
Views: 2288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:34 pm   Subject: Re: Expertise Wanted $200, wheelchair into Westy! Price: $200
ok we're past the ramp suggestion. and I'm saying a decent fabricator could make something just likethis fairly easily and for a few hundred in materials..
how much $talent$ costs depends

this i ...
  Topic: Expertise Wanted: Motorized wheelchair into Westy!
danfromsyr

Replies: 108
Views: 2288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:10 am   Subject: Re: Expertise Wanted $200, wheelchair into Westy! Price: $200
something of this style still gets my vote.
the platform 'deck' can then tip up once the chair is off of it.
up against the sliding door, it only has to be supported from the top by a cable.
wel ...
 
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