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  Topic: Happy Halloween
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:59 pm   Subject: Happy Halloween
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  Topic: Coil springs
drip

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:20 pm   Subject: Coil springs
Has any matched up jobber front and rear 2wd Westy coil springs?
I know they are unique with the tighter coils at either end. Itís just on the usual US sites there pricey. Canít seem to find anything ...
  Topic: spline repair: JB Weld + carborundum
drip

Replies: 19
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:23 am   Subject: Re: spline repair: JB Weld + carborundum
This time drill and tap for a grease fitting...no more rust 😏
  Topic: 2.0 ABA exhaust with AEG manifold
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Replies: 17
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:00 pm   Subject: Re: 2.0 ABA exhaust with AEG manifold
Sorry to derail your thread.
Yes itís a ABA 2.0L bottom end with 1.8L head and CIS. Used the ABA cam and advanced it 4*. Sure is a smooth running engine. Easy to tune as well. Just had to knotch out ...
  Topic: 2.0 ABA exhaust with AEG manifold
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Replies: 17
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:07 am   Subject: Re: 2.0 ABA exhaust with AEG manifold
I did a simular install with 2Ē stainless and mandrel bends. The only exhaust manifold I had was a single outlet from a early Jetta/Fox. It was a 82 Westy diesel but now a 2.0L CIS injection. I had s ...
  Topic: 86 westfalia water tank screw cap
drip

Replies: 16
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:47 am   Subject: Re: 86 westfalia water tank screw cap
So on my 82 Westy the water tank is located under the rear table below the two storage compartments? When I looked in there I wasnít sure how to remove or access the top of the tank. Is it the forward ...
  Topic: Dome light
drip

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:56 am   Subject: Re: Dome light
Anyone know if thereís wires in the L/H pillar and what there for?
  Topic: Dome light
drip

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:31 pm   Subject: Dome light
On a 82 Diesel Westy does the drivers side dome light and the light above the stove area get power from wires running through the LH windshield pillar?
What other wires run through that pillar if any ...
  Topic: Westfalia refrigerator relay low voltage issue
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:49 am   Subject: Re: Westfalia refrigerator relay low voltage issue
My82 diesel has the two fuses in the compartment behind drivers seat. Factory wiring.
  Topic: 86 westfalia water tank screw cap
drip

Replies: 16
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 6:45 am   Subject: Re: 86 westfalia water tank screw cap
I have recently purchased a 82 Westy. How would I access the top of the water tank like that.
Thanks
  Topic: Trans difference?
drip

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 12:27 pm   Subject: Re: Trans difference?
Iím just fixing up a 82 diesel Westy. Now has a 2.0L cis injection engine. But still has the diesel trans l put tall 15Ē tires/wheels on it but Iím thinking the diesel trans should be changed out. Ití ...
  Topic: Trans difference?
drip

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 27, 2019 10:50 am   Subject: Trans difference?
Does a 1981 air cooled trans have the same gear and r/p gear ratio as a early 80ís water cooled trans?
The a/c trans code letters and date numbers are DK 29 06 1
Thanks
  Topic: ABA 2.0 vs CIS 2.0
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 8:22 pm   Subject: ABA 2.0 vs CIS 2.0
ABA 2.0 is rated at 115hp what do you think compared to a ABA 2.0 bottom end with a 1.8 CIS head.
ABA 2.0 is a flow through head with electronic fi.
Compared to
ABA 2.0 bottom end with counter fl ...
  Topic: Things I like
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Replies: 80
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 6:29 pm   Subject: Re: Things I like
What other vehicle out there uses a piece of string with a knot as a glovebox limit strap and for easy access to electronics behind.
SO FUNTIONAL AND COOL
  Topic: Things I like
drip

Replies: 80
Views: 3818

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 8:02 pm   Subject: Re: Things I like
Oh ya I like the ashtray...cause itís never been used
  Topic: Things I like
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Replies: 80
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 7:59 pm   Subject: Re: Things I like
Like I said Iíve only driven it home from Abbotsford to Kelowna then in my shop since last July.
Canít wait to view my trip through that huge windshield
Pulling good up the hills with the new pow ...
  Topic: Things I like
drip

Replies: 80
Views: 3818

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 11, 2019 8:50 pm   Subject: Things I like
I purchased a 1982 diesel Westy last July. Drove it home and havenít driven since just going through the entire van and now has 2.0 cis engine.
But what I find mechanic friendly are:
How the seats ...
  Topic: #2000 - Let's see your Best Dune Buggy Picture
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PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:47 am   Subject: Re: #2000 - Let's see your Best Dune Buggy Picture
The Glitterbug
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  Topic: Cis basic
drip

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:19 pm   Subject: Re: Cis basic
Well thatís what I thought. Counterclockwise leans the idle mixture.
I havenít driven it yet. Just a little idle time till it ready to go.
ABA bottom end 1.8 CIS head in a Westy.
  Topic: Cis basic
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Water-cooled VW   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:59 pm   Subject: Cis basic
With no 02 sensor whatís a good way to adjust the fuel dist fuel mixture.
Any way without using a gas anilizer? New engine and runs smooth but just want to know.
 
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