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  Topic: Dometic Fridge Questions
jayinduluth

Replies: 44
Views: 682

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 11:06 am   Subject: Re: Dometic Fridge Questions


If you ever start worrying about how much propane you have left, here's another toy to consider. Brand name is MOPEKA. Sensor is fastened to the bottom of the tank via magnets. Keep in mind, ...
  Topic: Help to find a Lawyer in Las Vegas area.
jayinduluth

Replies: 35
Views: 774

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:45 pm   Subject: Re: Help to find a Lawyer in Las Vegas area.
I don't think you need a lawyer, small claims court is your friend..

http://www.lasvegasjusticecourt.us/faq/faq_-_small_claims.php
  Topic: Have you SEEN ONE on the road lately? Vanagon Spotters Thread
jayinduluth

Replies: 3077
Views: 422171

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:57 am   Subject: Re: Have you SEEN ONE on the road lately? Vanagon Spotters Thread
We were camping at San Elijo this past weekend, and I think we saw more westy's (vans and buses) this past weekend than we have any other weekend in our 4.5 years out here southern California, and not ...
  Topic: Good deals on Nice Vans
jayinduluth

Replies: 6228
Views: 992566

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2021 2:37 pm   Subject: Re: Good deals on Nice Vans
not a bring-a-trailer auction but another auction site i've never heard of -

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/ctd/d/apple-valley-1985-volkswagen-vanagon/7272120683.html
  Topic: The big Vanagon failures, wrecks and fires thread!
jayinduluth

Replies: 741
Views: 213059

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:47 pm   Subject: Re: The big Vanagon failures, wrecks and fires thread!
ENGINE WAS ON FIRE


https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/cto/d/la-puente-1987-vanagon-van-vw-volkswagon/7259182431.html
  Topic: Throttle Body Rebuild
jayinduluth

Replies: 8
Views: 243

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 1:22 pm   Subject: Re: Throttle Body Rebuild
Frank does have a sale going on for the month of December - 15% off

https://www.frankcondelli.com/staging1/store/index.php?route=common/home

OK Volks, here's your chance to save some dollars. We ...
  Topic: Won't idle after changing plugs/wires - resolved.
jayinduluth

Replies: 7
Views: 216

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 10:29 am   Subject: Re: Won't idle after changing plugs/wires - resolved.
I'm going to mark this topic as resolved. After I removed the air box, I saw that one of idle boost valve hoses was completely disconnected (I think the idle boost valves were only around in 83-85's? ...
  Topic: Won't idle after changing plugs/wires - resolved.
jayinduluth

Replies: 7
Views: 216

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:44 am   Subject: Re: Won't idle after changing plugs/wires -
Did it run right before you did the plugs? If so, you forgot a step on reassembly. Check everything you touched while changing plugs.

Then, check your plug gaps. Yes, they’re pre-gapped, but often ...
  Topic: Won't idle after changing plugs/wires - resolved.
jayinduluth

Replies: 7
Views: 216

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:18 pm   Subject: Re: Won't idle after changing plugs/wires -
I wound up turning the idle screw almost all the way out and then turned back clockwise a few turns and then with the help of my wife, we got the van to at least start while she applied pressure to th ...
  Topic: Won't idle after changing plugs/wires - resolved.
jayinduluth

Replies: 7
Views: 216

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:33 pm   Subject: Won't idle after changing plugs/wires - resolved.
Last Friday I installed new plugs NGK's BR6ES's directly from NGK (cuz vancafe only had 3 in stock..) and new STI wires from vancafe. I had replaced the cap and rotor back in February to resolve a tu ...
  Topic: Vanagons seen in media: film, Internet, games, magazines, etc.
jayinduluth

Replies: 1215
Views: 203833

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:48 am   Subject: Re: Vanagons seen in media: film, Internet, games, magazines, etc.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/filipinx-owned-brands-beauty-wellness-clothing_l_5f74cd4fc5b6374c558847cd
  Topic: 15'' tire options
jayinduluth

Replies: 244
Views: 30655

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:36 am   Subject: Re: 15'' tire options
Was ET25 intended just for the rears?

<shrug>

- Dave

All the wheels I have had the same ET25 stamp on them.
  Topic: 15'' tire options
jayinduluth

Replies: 244
Views: 30655

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:43 am   Subject: Re: 15'' tire options
Gowesty emailed me the following -

Not sure what wheels those are, but I do not believe they are anything that we offered. We have only been offering a 15” steel wheel since October of 2019 and b ...
  Topic: 15'' tire options
jayinduluth

Replies: 244
Views: 30655

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 2:56 pm   Subject: Re: 15'' tire options
Thanks for the info.

So it appears to be a bit more than 4.79"... even with the tire on..

That straight edge needs to rest on the rim egde to get a good reading (not tire). I cant tell in t ...
  Topic: 15'' tire options
jayinduluth

Replies: 244
Views: 30655

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:13 pm   Subject: Re: 15'' tire options
[quote="tjet"]
Are you sure the stamp says ET25, or is it ET35?


Sorry, I didn't see this. I confirmed it is a 25.

Chris at T3 emailed me back after seeing the pics and said it wa ...
  Topic: 15'' tire options
jayinduluth

Replies: 244
Views: 30655

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:37 am   Subject: Re: 15'' tire options
Thanks for the info.

So it appears to be a bit more than 4.79"... even with the tire on..


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2082475.jpg
  Topic: 15'' tire options
jayinduluth

Replies: 244
Views: 30655

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:31 am   Subject: Re: 15'' tire options
Thanks for the reply. I'm not completely positive I measured correctly for backspacing.
I took the 15" off and put the 14" back on there and it looks like your pic, there was not a lot o ...
  Topic: 15'' tire options
jayinduluth

Replies: 244
Views: 30655

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:20 am   Subject: Re: 15'' tire options
Here are some pics -

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2082418.png


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2082417.jpg
  Topic: 15'' tire options
jayinduluth

Replies: 244
Views: 30655

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: 15'' tire options
Hello all - I just picked up 4 two year old 15" gowesty steel wheels and tires that are stamped with ET25 on the outside. As near as I can tell, they are exactly like this -
https://www.gowest ...
  Topic: 15'' tire options
jayinduluth

Replies: 244
Views: 30655

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:38 am   Subject: Re: 15'' tire options
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=8506364
 
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