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  Topic: Have You tried any of the current H3 LED offerings,your results?
goffoz

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:30 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone tried H3 LED bulbs for the square high beams?
"Lots of good academic theory/ opinion"

I'll choose not to be offended here. .

No reason to be offended. You guys can have your opinions I appreciate your insites.
But.
The original ...
  Topic: Have You tried any of the current H3 LED offerings,your results?
goffoz

Replies: 43
Views: 4242

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 11:11 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone tried H3 LED bulbs for the square high beams?

The LED's are getting better, but as replacement in headlamps for an incandescent lamp, there are physical challenges they cannot currently meet.
Lots of good academic theory/ opinion,
..i'm gonn ...
  Topic: Have You tried any of the current H3 LED offerings,your results?
goffoz

Replies: 43
Views: 4242

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 10:01 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone tried H3 LED bulbs for the square high beams?

yes you can put an led bulb in a standard incandesent lamp, but it wont give the same results, as the slurce of the light is totally different.


I don't want it to be the same...I want it to be ...
  Topic: Have You tried any of the current H3 LED offerings,your results?
goffoz

Replies: 43
Views: 4242

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:56 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone tried H3 LED bulbs for the square high beams?
lasers people, lasers...
Yeah thats really helpfull, any usefull content? Rolling Eyes
Be proud
  Topic: Have You tried any of the current H3 LED offerings,your results?
goffoz

Replies: 43
Views: 4242

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 9:54 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone tried H3 LED bulbs for the square high beams?
A perfect example of the impact of filament placement can be found in any old school Maglite flashlight. The travel of the reflector fore and aft around the bulb takes the beam pattern from flood to ...
  Topic: Have You tried any of the current H3 LED offerings,your results?
goffoz

Replies: 43
Views: 4242

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 7:07 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone tried H3 LED bulbs for the square high beams?

not until an LED is made that replicates the bulb filament itself in size, shape & position -- it has to match the reflector design to work

I've found at least 20units available right now, t ...
  Topic: Have You tried any of the current H3 LED offerings,your results?
goffoz

Replies: 43
Views: 4242

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:27 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone tried H3 LED bulbs for the square high beams?

not until an LED is made that replicates the bulb filament itself in size, shape & position -- it has to match the reflector design to work

I've found at least 20units available right now, t ...
  Topic: Have You tried any of the current H3 LED offerings,your results?
goffoz

Replies: 43
Views: 4242

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:17 pm   Subject: Have You tried any of the current H3 LED offerings,your results?
I am so happy and amazed by my 37watt LED strips, I want to try some LED bulb replacements in my square high beams. has anyone found a good drop in unit for the inner square lamps.... with good output ...
  Topic: Cell Phone Holder - Ashtray Mod
goffoz

Replies: 45
Views: 6780

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:55 pm   Subject: Re: Cell Phone Holder - Ashtray Mod
Goffoz - That's a super slick place for your hands-free microphone Cool
not mine , very slick ...follow the link
"hats off" to adamjjohn203
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t ...
  Topic: Help me design a camping ventilation system - elec. knowledge?
goffoz

Replies: 70
Views: 6312

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:27 pm   Subject: Re: Help me design a camping ventilation system - elec. knowledge?
Doug, Not to derail this topic but have you been in a bus with Jalousies? They keep the temps inside about the same as the outside temps. And they do not really let in the rain so they can be open a ...
  Topic: Cell Phone Holder - Ashtray Mod
goffoz

Replies: 45
Views: 6780

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:55 pm   Subject: Re: Cell Phone Holder - Ashtray Mod
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=535796&highlight=usb+ashtray

http://i56.photobucket.com/albums/g186/adamjjohn203/IMG_1961.jpg
  Topic: Coachbuilt campers on Vanagon platform (Karmann Gipsy et al)
goffoz

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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 6:46 pm   Subject: Re: Coachbuilt campers on Vanagon platform (Karmann Gipsy et al)
Another special camper!
Right on thesamba classifieds, under bus, not vanagon.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1517193.jpg

I want to know about the long wheel base airstream bus in th ...
  Topic: Front Seat Swap (Town & Country 2nd Row)
goffoz

Replies: 545
Views: 137500

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 13, 2016 4:15 pm   Subject: Re: Front Seat Swap, (Town & Country 2nd Row)


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1516815.jpg

looks like the seat adapter is on backwards? the slide release lever is usually toward the front of the seat. I guess it doesn't matter.
If ...
  Topic: Vintage Air AC that gets installed with many Engine Conversions
goffoz

Replies: 63
Views: 11161

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 7:53 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Air AC that gets installed with many Engine Conversions
Please, please ,please, please.
If you want fresh hot air in along with and to fight your ac unit, crank the damn vent windows open.
This is the smartest way to go about this anyway.
Block off the ...
  Topic: Just in case you haven't seen it
goffoz

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:45 pm   Subject: Just in case you haven't seen it
I love this video, my kids had guinea pigs, and on a hot day we'd give them a bowl of water to play in Very Happy
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeLjJXEFgw8[/youtube]
  Topic: Vintage Air AC that gets installed with many Engine Conversions
goffoz

Replies: 63
Views: 11161

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:15 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Air AC that gets installed with many Engine Conversions

And Dave, we both know the level of "help" I provide.
If not, read a few other threads Dudes.

Absolutely zero interest in selling anything.
Duh Exclamation

250 pages of posts.... some re ...
  Topic: Gowesty Aux Battery kit Instructions ?????
goffoz

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Views: 1058

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2016 6:44 am   Subject: Re: Gowesty Aux Battery kit Instructions ?????
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJA5eMyU9zU[/youtube]
  Topic: Vintage Air AC that gets installed with many Engine Conversions
goffoz

Replies: 63
Views: 11161

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 5:33 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Air AC that gets installed with many Engine Conversions
I'm getting ready to have Stephan's most likely do a 1.8 Turbo conversion on my '87 Syncro Westy that does not have factory A/C.
What makes me hesitate is the fact that the Vintage Air install clos ...
  Topic: The Safest Ultimate Storage Solution Bins for Weekender Interior
goffoz

Replies: 36
Views: 5656

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:45 am   Subject: Re: The Safest Ultimate Storage Solution Bins for Weekender Interior
If you have a later model van with the removable jump seats, I have an idea that has not come to fruition. Start with something like a hand truck. Remove the wheels and weld a bar across the bottom ...
  Topic: Front Seat Swap (Town & Country 2nd Row)
goffoz

Replies: 545
Views: 137500

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2016 9:04 pm   Subject: Re: Front Seat Swap, (Town & Country 2nd Row)
Here are the pics of my drivers side bases, these are made from some scavenged stock slides and 2 pieces of 3x1" steel tube, also 4 pieces of 3/16" wire are used to locate the springs for th ...
 
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