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  Topic: STOLEN: 1989 Vanagon Westfalia in Vancouver, BC
jordauto

Replies: 8
Views: 510

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:58 pm   Subject: Re: STOLEN: 1989 Vanagon Westfalia in Vancouver, BC
The van in the FD Facebook pics appears to have chrome metal bumpers. The OPís van that was stolen looks like the later plastic bumpers. Either way itís tragic for both van owners. Hope the stolen one ...
  Topic: Lula Lake - Westfalia Camping Video
jordauto

Replies: 4
Views: 232

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2020 12:49 pm   Subject: Re: Lula Lake - Westfalia Camping Video
Looks like a great outing. Youíre lucky, we are under a metre of snow at the moment. Nice video! Thanks for sharing.
  Topic: Propex at 3.2f (-16c) does not keep van warm
jordauto

Replies: 9
Views: 412

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:16 pm   Subject: Re: Propex at 3.2f (-16c) does not keep van warm
Is your LPG tank full? The propane doesn't boil off into gas that you can burn very well at colder temperatures. Also the regulator can freeze up and not supply enough pressure or maybe volume. Have y ...
  Topic: front end gently pulsing
jordauto

Replies: 3
Views: 189

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:22 pm   Subject: Re: front end gently pulsing
Assuming you mean you feel pulsing when youíre driving, and not when braking I would recommend checking tire pressure first. Then itís possible you have a tire starting to separate. Check the DOT dat ...
  Topic: Eberspatcher B1LC in multivan
jordauto

Replies: 20
Views: 891

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:13 pm   Subject: Re: Eberspatcher B1LC in multivan
Thatís a nice clean install. I have had the same B1LC heater for a few years now and it does work very well. I chose it to have only one fuel as well since I didnít want to mess with a separate diesel ...
  Topic: Vanagon Youtube videos; yeah this is happening...
jordauto

Replies: 286
Views: 56618

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:02 am   Subject: Re: Vanagon Youtube videos; yeah this is happening...
Iíll add my YouTube videos of my latest Westfalia travels. The first one is from Easter weekend and the second was Fatherís Day. I'm just getting started in making videos of my travels and this is my ...
  Topic: Grinding transmission after engine swap 😫
jordauto

Replies: 33
Views: 711

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:47 pm   Subject: Re: Grinding transmission after engine swap 😫
I have just gone through something very similar with my personal Westy. Mine is a Subaru 2.2 using the early style Smallcar flywheel, which takes the same clutch as a waterboxer. So, I had replaced t ...
  Topic: Bus Depot Rear Hatch Shelter
jordauto

Replies: 23
Views: 1601

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:24 pm   Subject: Re: Bus Depot Rear Hatch Shelter
I have that exact tent and it works well. Mine is a few years old now but is holding up well. The grey is not as dark as it looks in their ad picture. I use it as a shower room, and have never found i ...
  Topic: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
jordauto

Replies: 3171
Views: 1605725

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 4:30 pm   Subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
The CLK wheels that are popular for Vanagons, are forged which makes them lighter and stronger. These wheels are pretty thick and beefy and I have no concerns about their strength. I have taken them o ...
  Topic: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
jordauto

Replies: 3171
Views: 1605725

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 4:06 pm   Subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
Sure. Here you go.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1908003.jpg
  Topic: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
jordauto

Replies: 3171
Views: 1605725

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 3:51 pm   Subject: Re: "What wheels fit?" The ultimate wheel post.
You mean like this? I think were covered in this thread a few pages back. Those are on my van. Pretty straight forward fitting and a good offset.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1908001.jpg
  Topic: A quick Easter 2019 trip report with pics and video.
jordauto

Replies: 10
Views: 396

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:03 am   Subject: Re: A quick Easter 2019 trip report with pics and video.
Thanks. Definitely use your GoPro and drone if you have one. Itís great fun and this is only my second time doing any editing. Iím learning how to use a GoPro, drone, a gimbal, a MacBook Pro ( Iíve us ...
  Topic: A quick Easter 2019 trip report with pics and video.
jordauto

Replies: 10
Views: 396

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:27 pm   Subject: Re: A quick Easter 2019 trip report with pics and video.
You wouldnít have any issues on the road as far as the lake with a stock van and stock suspension. Itís very well maintained. I do have modified front suspension and a small amount of lift overall. Bu ...
  Topic: A quick Easter 2019 trip report with pics and video.
jordauto

Replies: 10
Views: 396

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:09 pm   Subject: A quick Easter 2019 trip report with pics and video.
This is a quick trip report from my Easter 2019 adventures to the East Kootenays of BC. In total the trip was just over 1,000 Kms round trip, with about 150 Kms being on forest service roads of varyin ...
  Topic: 5 Speed Bus Kit Install - SubaruGears transmission
jordauto

Replies: 97
Views: 15470

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: 5 Speed Bus Kit Install - SubaruGears transmission
This is the location of the vent as supplied by Subarugears. As I said in the earlier post, this was one of the first few that weíre completed so the location has been improved.
I like the location ...
  Topic: 5 Speed Bus Kit Install - SubaruGears transmission
jordauto

Replies: 97
Views: 15470

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:51 am   Subject: Re: 5 Speed Bus Kit Install - SubaruGears transmission
Hello David,
Always good to hear from you.Kells is very happy with his 5spd Westy. I think he got one of the first few kits, so a bug or two is to be expected. Both were minor and easily remedied.
...
  Topic: 5 Speed Bus Kit Install - SubaruGears transmission
jordauto

Replies: 97
Views: 15470

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:23 pm   Subject: Re: 5 Speed Bus Kit Install - SubaruGears transmission
To crooked designer, I've had two times on 5spd Subaru conversions as you describe. In the first case where the new 5spd shifter has a "ball and socket" under the floor in the box above the ...
  Topic: Fuel Pouring out Exhaust 2.5 Subaru Power
jordauto

Replies: 9
Views: 280

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:30 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel Pouring out Exhaust 2.5 Subaru Power
The injectors can be a challenge to get seated in, especially with new o-rings. Iíve seen guys trying to hammer them in. Shocked Iíd be tempted to replace that one injector in case itís damaged inte ...
  Topic: Fuel Pouring out Exhaust 2.5 Subaru Power
jordauto

Replies: 9
Views: 280

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:29 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel Pouring out Exhaust 2.5 Subaru Power
Just some thoughts; my injectors all have the little pin sticking up. If the damaged looking one is causing excess fuel, then that cylinder and spark plug should be washed clean. Have you installed a ...
  Topic: Where are basic AUTO-PARTS stores in Vancouver BC?
jordauto

Replies: 17
Views: 506

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:38 pm   Subject: Re: Where are basic AUTO-PARTS stores in Vancouver BC, wEST SIDE?
Talk to Kris at VM autohaus in Burnaby. VW and Audi parts is all they do and they know their stuff. Iíve dealt with them for years.
 
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