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  Topic: Jeep Vangler
ebennett

Replies: 28
Views: 1080

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 9:00 am   Subject: Re: Jeep Vangler
I thought this had a pretty good look

https://robbreport.com/motors/cars/canoo-electric-pickup-truck-1234601087/

https://robbreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/canoo02.jpg
  Topic: Which direction does the pilot bearing go in ?
ebennett

Replies: 16
Views: 651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 8:32 am   Subject: Re: Which direction does the pilot bearing go in ?
Where in the Bentley are the details for installing the pilot bearing? I can't seem to find them.

With the text/marking facing out, just whack it in until it bottoms out? Using a socket equal t ...
  Topic: LED Headlights, 7" Round
ebennett

Replies: 20
Views: 890

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2020 7:50 pm   Subject: Re: LED Headlights, 7" Round
Oh boy, here we go again!

Popcorn

I looked for existing content on someone's experience using LED bulbs in Hella H4 housing and didn't see anything. If something already exists please share ...
  Topic: LED Headlights, 7" Round
ebennett

Replies: 20
Views: 890

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2020 7:05 pm   Subject: LED Headlights, 7" Round
I currently have Hella H4 headlights. I love the flat lens look. I'm running a 90Amp alternator so I have current, but still they lack the night visibility of a modern headlight.

I did a search ...
  Topic: bryan wilson - [email protected]
ebennett

Replies: 162
Views: 39546

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:12 am   Subject: Re: bryan wilson - [email protected]
I've had three transactions with Bryan and he's been a good seller each time. Had an issue with a part and he made it right no problem. Now I just email him whenever I am looking for something to se ...
  Topic: Mystery VIN for 1970 VW
ebennett

Replies: 3
Views: 345

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:50 am   Subject: Mystery VIN for 1970 VW
I'm sorting through a lot of old Volkswagens that haven't been on the road in over 25 years, all in various states of decay, nothing worth saving. Some with paperwork, some without. Part of the task ...
  Topic: Fuel line fittings - 90 degree hose barb
ebennett

Replies: 10
Views: 370

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:37 am   Subject: Re: Fuel line fittings - 90 degree hose barb


But I also wouldn't splice in barbed fittings with hose clamps either...

yup, I noticed that as well. Advises against barbed fitting but with no alternative or helpful suggestion LOL
  Topic: Fuel line fittings - 90 degree hose barb
ebennett

Replies: 10
Views: 370

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 31, 2020 5:05 pm   Subject: Fuel line fittings - 90 degree hose barb
I have an inline conversion and I want to reroute the fuel supply line using two 90 degree hose barb fittings. Anyone using these?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/173682642722

Am I better off using ...
  Topic: BusDepot Sofabed Kit
ebennett

Replies: 32
Views: 11809

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:14 am   Subject: Re: BusDepot Sofabed Kit
Anyone have pictures of this kit in a vanagon? How much does it raise the bed height?
  Topic: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
ebennett

Replies: 40
Views: 2838

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 02, 2019 3:44 pm   Subject: Re: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
I now we are derailing hard from carrier bars but....I'm in the same boat w/ air intake noise. I was curious if one we're to house a cone filter into a box if it would quiet down?

I have no complai ...
  Topic: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
ebennett

Replies: 40
Views: 2838

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:23 pm   Subject: Re: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
sort of drifting off topic here, but I purchased something like this to adapt the MAFS to a cone filter

https://www.ebay.com/i/282489504953?chn=ps

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1901222 ...
  Topic: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
ebennett

Replies: 40
Views: 2838

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:58 am   Subject: Re: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
John and Neil,

Thanks for the pictures. You guys are both running a form of Motronic

John - your Tiico is an AGG engine (European counter-flow)

Niel - you have an ABA (USA cross-flow)

Bo ...
  Topic: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
ebennett

Replies: 40
Views: 2838

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:46 pm   Subject: Re: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
the rubber grommets I saw at the Ford air cleaner as it was installed in the Ford I got it from. Wink Neil.

I installed a Ford air filter and housing in behind the taillight. I mounted it to the van ...
  Topic: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
ebennett

Replies: 40
Views: 2838

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:06 am   Subject: Re: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
Do you have the strap fitted that goes under the oil pan and bolts between the two carrier bars under the mounts?

Some folks have retrofitted the hydro mounts to the '82 bars. If your mounts ar ...
  Topic: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
ebennett

Replies: 40
Views: 2838

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 1:24 pm   Subject: Re: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
make sure nothing is touching from the moving parts (engine) to non-moving parts (chassis)

I would agree that my intake is too close to the body. I did notch the frame, but with the extra height ...
  Topic: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
ebennett

Replies: 40
Views: 2838

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 12:23 pm   Subject: FAS Engine Cradle System - Vanagon Diesel
I have an ABA motor in my van using an 82 diesel carrier system and diesel bell housing. I am using the FAS exhaust system and it works great. The engine vibration resonating through the van is awfu ...
  Topic: T3 technique Anti-roll Bar not fitting
ebennett

Replies: 26
Views: 2405

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:00 am   Subject: Re: T3 technique Anti-roll Bar not fitting
Adjusting the radius rod sets the caster angle (and also changes both camber and toe). You should not simply adjust it to match your springs/anti-roll bar or your front end alignment will be totally ...
  Topic: T3 technique Anti-roll Bar not fitting
ebennett

Replies: 26
Views: 2405

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:33 pm   Subject: Re: T3 technique Anti-roll Bar not fitting


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1880661.jpg

Looks like you replaced the radius rod bushings as well. Depending on how you adjust them it could bring the knuckle assembly and spring more ...
  Topic: Woodsboro Auto Sales - Yard of Vanagons
ebennett

Replies: 4
Views: 361

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:18 am   Subject: Woodsboro Auto Sales - Yard of Vanagons
http://woodsboroautosales.com/id3.html

Google Earth would suggest there are a lot of Vanagons parked behind this shop
  Topic: Vanagon Land Rover Defender mirrors and brackets now avail in US
ebennett

Replies: 59
Views: 8433

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 7:18 pm   Subject: Re: Vanagon Land Rover Defender mirrors and brackets now avail in US
Just added this to my watch list and a hint hint to my wife for my birthday.

I was considering the LT mirrors but these work better for my wallet and "stock" look of the van.

Thanks fo ...
 
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