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  Topic: MicBergsma's 67 Bus Restoration Thread
jlrftype7

Replies: 176
Views: 22185

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 9:48 am   Subject: Re: MicBergsma's 67 Bus Restoration Thread
Thanks for the update. Will watch to see what 'trouble' you get into this week... Wink Wink

Here's to 2022 being the year you get Kona on the road again... Cool
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
jlrftype7

Replies: 11671
Views: 2111935

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2022 8:40 am   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Drove the '87 to work! Had been down all of last week due to exploded shift selector shaft ball deterioration.

Yesterday, I installed the yoke tip kit from t3technique and then rebuilt the shifter ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
jlrftype7

Replies: 11671
Views: 2111935

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 15, 2022 3:36 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Finally installed the Intrepid Overland/10cc heater valve kit today.
It had been on my to-do list for some time.
Flushed coolant system and also replaced the radiator fan switch while I had the sys ...
  Topic: Remove or Keep Rear Heater
jlrftype7

Replies: 37
Views: 1089

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 14, 2022 1:41 pm   Subject: Re: Remove or Keep Rear Heater
I'm actually very interested in this, I currently have a Propex and rear heater under my bench, and would like to replace both with either an Espar or Webasto (need space to add lithium batteries and ...
  Topic: HERE WE GO!! .... 1990 Tintop!
jlrftype7

Replies: 982
Views: 50511

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 14, 2022 1:01 pm   Subject: Re: HERE WE GO!! .... 1990 Tintop!
When I worked for Mercedes Benz Waaaaayyyyy back when..... I was barely old enough to Vote, Smoke or Drink

Anyway.......
Silicone spray application to prevent freezing was a part of every servic ...
  Topic: Remove or Keep Rear Heater
jlrftype7

Replies: 37
Views: 1089

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 14, 2022 6:48 am   Subject: Re: Remove or Keep Rear Heater
We love ours, and it keeps the Dog warm and happy in the back......
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2239269.jpg

When, um, he's actually in the Vanagon... Razz

https://www.thesamba.com/v ...
  Topic: High Idle?
jlrftype7

Replies: 18
Views: 310

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:52 pm   Subject: Re: High Idle?
An internal view of the throttle, and of Phil's lovely restoration work.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2140438.jpg


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  Topic: Type 4 Motor. Where to buy a reman unit?
jlrftype7

Replies: 18
Views: 639

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 13, 2022 2:45 pm   Subject: Re: Type 4 Motor. Where to buy a reman unit?
Randy's VW Hobby Shop in Comfort Texas might also be another source to talk to.
210-209-3597 [email protected]
  Topic: Air-cooled vs Water-cooled Automatic Differences?
jlrftype7

Replies: 8
Views: 240

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 12, 2022 7:31 am   Subject: Re: Air cooled vs Water cooled Automatic Differences ?
I've removed my comments about the use in bays as I am not sure how far back they go.

My 77 Bay auto got a new filter and Synthetic fluid change then a ton of miles before other issues pulled it o ...
  Topic: Best Anti-Theft Options
jlrftype7

Replies: 51
Views: 1705

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 12, 2022 7:11 am   Subject: Re: Best Anti-Theft Options
just get a Trunk Monkey anti-theft system....

Hilarious ... Laughing Laughing Laughing
  Topic: Air-cooled vs Water-cooled Automatic Differences?
jlrftype7

Replies: 8
Views: 240

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 12, 2022 6:22 am   Subject: Re: Air cooled vs Water cooled Automatic Differences ?
Thanks dj for pointing us here and thanks Kamz for collecting.

I see these are no relation to the 70's Bus auto's as well. It appears they started in 79 as the Bay's were finishing up here in NA at ...
  Topic: 1985 1.9l fuel evap expansion tank cracked
jlrftype7

Replies: 11
Views: 344

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2022 2:24 pm   Subject: Re: 1985 1.9l fuel evap expansion tank cracked
Canít help on the Plastic Tanks, I went with those Aluminum Van Cafe Tanks you posted about.
Pricey but they work and are available.
A reproduction plastic tank does seem like a good idea since the ...
  Topic: 1984 Air intake switch part #003927211
jlrftype7

Replies: 7
Views: 210

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2022 2:10 pm   Subject: Re: 1984 Air intake switch part #003927211
Maybe reach out to Phil for advice on your Switch- he rebuilt my throttle for the double switch Digijet version. whip618 is his user name


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  Topic: Backseat Battery
jlrftype7

Replies: 25
Views: 711

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 7:01 pm   Subject: Re: Backseat Battery
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1983530.jpg

I replaced both battery cables with larger gauge cables and used these style terminal clamps along with them. Inexpensive, and easy to work with. ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
jlrftype7

Replies: 11671
Views: 2111935

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2022 2:58 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Sub zero F deg for multiple days here, yet managed to get the '87 to roll me to work, appeased my lunch hour nap needs, etc., get groceries and get home tonight. However, backing into the garage it be ...
  Topic: 82 aircooled Vanagon won't rev up
jlrftype7

Replies: 36
Views: 3301

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2022 11:33 am   Subject: Re: 82 aircooled Vanagon won't rev up
I have an 81 air cooled vanagon. I had similar problems. My engine was missing the speed limit switch (relay) that plugs into the connector that the manual tells you to place a jumper wire into when y ...
  Topic: Direct starter to chassis - DIY ground cable strap
jlrftype7

Replies: 25
Views: 1032

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 07, 2022 7:24 am   Subject: Re: Direct starter to chassis - DIY ground cable strap
Lower starter bolt on mine, over and on top of the transaxle assembly, then ends up at the same cleaned and inspected factory hole where the the stock cable was bolted. New ground cable is heavy gauge ...
  Topic: A delivery truck's mirror knocked the glass out of mine- drivers
jlrftype7

Replies: 2
Views: 99

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:31 am   Subject: Re: A delivery truck's mirror knocked the glass out of mine- drivers
Not the glass by itself, but easy and boltable... Very Happy

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2469782
  Topic: Water Pump Replacement - 1984 Vanagon GL
jlrftype7

Replies: 5
Views: 290

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:24 am   Subject: Re: Water Pump Replacement - 1984 Vanagon GL
I use Silicone Grease on the o-rings, and a tacky gasket dressing spray for any paper gaskets.

ttps://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/permatex-high-tack-spray-a-gasket-sealant-9-oz-80065/16160027-p?c3c ...
  Topic: 'Let's Go! Scotland-Croatia and onwards in our Kombi!'
jlrftype7

Replies: 1328
Views: 118140

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 05, 2022 1:47 pm   Subject: Re: 'Let's Go! Scotland-Croatia and onwards in our Kombi!'
Medo has a slightly annoying habit of jumping into the prewarmed space every time you get out of the van for anything. We did see a couple of other campers when we stopped for coffee, but not many! Th ...
 
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