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  Topic: Vanagon rear bumper woes, possible to fix?
delta9007

Replies: 22
Views: 1550

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 7:01 pm   Subject: Vanagon rear bumper woes, possible to fix?
Why does it look like you have a tweaked seam with broken paint under the left tail light? Is that a different hit?
  Topic: A/C condenser fittings? - '90 Westy
delta9007

Replies: 20
Views: 2241

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 8:11 pm   Subject: A/C condenser fittings? - '90 Westy
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUdCa3feGvg[/youtube]
  Topic: Where is the cool diagram someone made for the WBX engine?
delta9007

Replies: 14
Views: 6864

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2015 11:13 am   Subject: Where is the cool diagram someone made for the WBX engine?
I'm confused. MS shows an aircooled with the distributor turning anti-clockwise and Kamz shows it going clockwise.
  Topic: slow sink drain with grey water tank
delta9007

Replies: 6
Views: 783

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 5:57 pm   Subject: slow sink drain with grey water tank
Unlike house plumbing, the westy doesn't have a vent stack in the drain.
My thought is to T the drain line at the bottom cabinet and run a vent tube back up the inside of the cabinet to the top (abov ...
  Topic: Oil & Water Temp sensor placement.
delta9007

Replies: 6
Views: 1432

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:01 pm   Subject: Oil & Water Temp sensor placement.
Thanks for the input guys. Just wanted to get an idea of whether they can give a decent idea of actual temps in those placements.
Yes, they both have gauges. The coolant temp sits at about 180 typi ...
  Topic: Oil & Water Temp sensor placement.
delta9007

Replies: 6
Views: 1432

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2015 7:22 am   Subject: Oil & Water Temp sensor placement.
Bump.

What, nobody got an opinion on this? Sad
  Topic: Oil & Water Temp sensor placement.
delta9007

Replies: 6
Views: 1432

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:59 pm   Subject: Oil & Water Temp sensor placement.
Advise needed.
A PO put in an oil temp gauge and water temp gauge. Whilst perusing the underside, making a list of to do's I found where they are getting their signals from. The oil temp sensor is at ...
  Topic: Good deals on Nice Vans
delta9007

Replies: 6065
Views: 942364

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:34 pm   Subject: Good deals on Nice Vans
The skull & crossbones are a nice touch.
  Topic: Craziest Mods?
delta9007

Replies: 20
Views: 2629

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:29 pm   Subject: Craziest Mods?
Yes, please do provide details, the luggage rack is worthless IMO
  Topic: Are these CV joint parts OK or do I need to replace?
delta9007

Replies: 12
Views: 945

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:25 pm   Subject: Are these CV joint parts OK or do I need to replace?
The first two look fine but no way would I re-use a blurry part. Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
  Topic: Motorcycle Rack/Rear Spring Spacers/Air Shocks
delta9007

Replies: 54
Views: 16011

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:58 pm   Subject: Motorcycle Rack/Rear Spring Spacers/Air Shocks
Not to wizz on anyone's parade but can vehicles behind you even see any of your lights with that bike on there?

How about throwing nylock nuts on those bolts?
  Topic: Went to our local VW show today here in the UK
delta9007

Replies: 9
Views: 836

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:13 pm   Subject: Went to our local VW show today here in the UK
Nice! quick look at what's going on across the pond, thanks.

That tilt bed doka is sweet!
  Topic: What's my totalled van worth?
delta9007

Replies: 24
Views: 2187

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 5:14 am   Subject: What's my totalled van worth?
How is your wife doing? I hope she came through that with nothing more than bruises?
I hate how insurance companies get away with the "you can buy the vehicle you already own back from us" ...
  Topic: ignition control unit location on 88 hard top?
delta9007

Replies: 25
Views: 2516

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:50 pm   Subject: ignition control unit location on 88 hard top?
Makes me wonder what it was you had that you described as a brand new ignition control module Question
  Topic: Good deals on Nice Vans
delta9007

Replies: 6065
Views: 942364

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 9:32 am   Subject: Good deals on Nice Vans
Here's a couple that might be worth looking into:

1985 Volkswagen Westfalia - $9500 (Arcata)

http://humboldt.craigslist.org/cto/4934631069.html

'86 VW Vanagon **Syncro 4wd** - $8500 (East Hum ...
  Topic: Body panel opinions....
delta9007

Replies: 7
Views: 720

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:17 pm   Subject: Body panel opinions....
I'd opt for the drive and save the chance of shipping damage. It'll also give you the opportunity to check out the parts, make sure they're not bent, dinged, are of decent quality and are actually wha ...
  Topic: looked at '85 Westfalia Wolfsburg Edition **has fuel leak**
delta9007

Replies: 16
Views: 808

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:11 pm   Subject: looked at '85 Westfalia Wolfsburg Edition **has fuel leak**
Oops, sorry to double-up on what Dustin said.
  Topic: looked at '85 Westfalia Wolfsburg Edition **has fuel leak**
delta9007

Replies: 16
Views: 808

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:09 pm   Subject: looked at '85 Westfalia Wolfsburg Edition **has fuel leak**
Release any pressure by opening the little bleed valve on the return T below the regulator. Have a cloth handy.
Follow the recommended procedure to replace the lines you've purchased. Yes, you may f ...
  Topic: What is this wire?
delta9007

Replies: 10
Views: 1380

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 9:19 pm   Subject: What is this wire?
In my experience, the yellow wire on a car stereo is usually the constant hot, for the clock and station memory, so if you have a test-light or meter you could check that. Or simply unplug it and see ...
  Topic: Hella 500 Fog Lamp Kit Install ???
delta9007

Replies: 23
Views: 8770

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2015 9:05 pm   Subject: Hella 500 Fog Lamp Kit Install ???
IdahoDoug, I'm right there with you on everything you said. Annoys the hell out of me in town, so unnecessary. Again, I believe in Cali they are only permitted when there is reduced visibility and nev ...
 
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