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  Topic: Westy Sycnro RIP
gostus

Replies: 49
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 12:18 pm   Subject: Westy Sycnro RIP
the bottom line is you walked away form it, which speaks very well of the design of the van. glad to know nothing happened to you
  Topic: new to EV heater core needs replacement
gostus

Replies: 1
Views: 549

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 12:05 pm   Subject: new to EV heater core needs replacement
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/608373.jpg
i took a picture of what i was trying to describe,
last time i replaced a heater core it was in a 1987 volvo 740, i recall it was a pain getting it ...
  Topic: new to EV heater core needs replacement
gostus

Replies: 1
Views: 549

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2009 11:49 am   Subject: new to EV heater core needs replacement
Hi all,
I just got a 92 EV and there is no heat, looked under the hood and I noticed that the heater core is disconnected (i guess it leaks). There are two copper(?) pipes sticking out on the driver ...
  Topic: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
gostus

Replies: 19
Views: 1947

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 6:41 am   Subject: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
the idea is that alcohol is much cleaner than gas, therefore emission test doesn't show much, I try to see if I still have paper work for it, if I do Ill scan it and post it on the website.
  Topic: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
gostus

Replies: 19
Views: 1947

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 6:37 am   Subject: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
well it ran on it, but lacked power, as soon as i did emission test i filled it up with 87 octane gas, then i still drove it for another 2 years. My goal was just to get it passed the emission test w ...
  Topic: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
gostus

Replies: 19
Views: 1947

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2009 6:36 am   Subject: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
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  Topic: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
gostus

Replies: 19
Views: 1947

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 5:30 pm   Subject: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
ugghh my mistake its ethanol alcohol not methane alcohol Smile and no it shouldn't damage your engine if you do it only for the emission test, you should be able to buy it at home depot in paint departme ...
  Topic: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
gostus

Replies: 19
Views: 1947

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 5:08 pm   Subject: 93 Eurovan emissions help!
hi everyone,
i just got a '92 ev myself two days ago, luckily previous owner did tuneup and a cat. converter, so no problem here. However, there is a trick that worked for me when my old (RIP) Volvo ...
 
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