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  Topic: where to find TPS for 1.9L 1985
mrhooie

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2012 6:06 am   Subject: where to find TPS for 1.9L 1985
ok, thanks Terry.
The throttle body is the biggest player in this? meaning that if i had an earlier throttle body, the later kit wouldn't have worked?

appreciate your time!

Hughie
  Topic: where to find TPS for 1.9L 1985
mrhooie

Replies: 6
Views: 556

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:48 pm   Subject: where to find TPS for 1.9L 1985
it would be 2 years ago. i had ordered http://www.van-cafe.com/home/van/page_159 and don't believe that i remounted these on the mounting plate that it came as one kit, i reused the allen bolts

it ...
  Topic: where to find TPS for 1.9L 1985
mrhooie

Replies: 6
Views: 556

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:28 pm   Subject: where to find TPS for 1.9L 1985
which is odd Terry as I ordered the cam and switch as a kit from Van Cafe

also, i measured the cam to get an idea if i could order the new part ffrom Van Cafe that they have and my cam is 17mm (rul ...
  Topic: where to find TPS for 1.9L 1985
mrhooie

Replies: 6
Views: 556

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:08 pm   Subject: where to find TPS for 1.9L 1985
I purchased a TPS kit from Van Cafe a few years ago and after screwing around with it on and off I finally got it to work and my 1985 1.9L ran really well for about 15 minutes. While rounding the corn ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
mrhooie

Replies: 11172
Views: 1963648

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:02 pm   Subject: Brake Booster
Thanks to Terry, i swapped out my brake booster.

i changed the master cylinder 4 years ago, but always lost pedal over the winter with no fluid anywhere. last thing i could think of (with the samba ...
  Topic: Satellite Radio
mrhooie

Replies: 15
Views: 2536

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 12:33 pm   Subject: Satellite Radio
i've heard of a few guys mounting it under the luggage rack and am lookign at trying it myself

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=334686&highlight=satellite+radio

just do a sea ...
  Topic: My Honeymoon trek.. NC to Newfoundland (Lots of Pics)
mrhooie

Replies: 52
Views: 11071

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:55 am   Subject: My Honeymoon trek.. NC to Newfoundland (Lots of Pics)
fantastic read and great pictures!!
  Topic: Crazy things you see at the campground
mrhooie

Replies: 188
Views: 35398

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 31, 2009 8:48 pm   Subject: Crazy things you see at the campground
gotta be that lost drive in movie generation.

I'd love to watch a movie outside in the summer. too bad it's all sunlight here
  Topic: No Brakes again after the winter nap - 85 Vanagon
mrhooie

Replies: 5
Views: 970

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 7:11 pm   Subject: No Brakes again after the winter nap - 85 Vanagon
I don't remember putting a new washer between the booster and the master cylinder, guess i'll look at ordering that and putting it in
  Topic: mud flap or mud flaps?
mrhooie

Replies: 29
Views: 8288

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 7:04 pm   Subject: mud flap or mud flaps?
stock mud flaps on my 85 Canadian Westy


http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b320/mrhooie/winder083Small.jpg


http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b320/mrhooie/winder081Small.jpg

and can you bel ...
  Topic: No Brakes again after the winter nap - 85 Vanagon
mrhooie

Replies: 5
Views: 970

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri May 22, 2009 9:35 pm   Subject: No Brakes again after the winter nap - 85 Vanagon
i'll have a look around the booster when I bleed the brakes tomorrow
  Topic: No Brakes again after the winter nap - 85 Vanagon
mrhooie

Replies: 5
Views: 970

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 9:34 pm   Subject: No Brakes again after the winter nap - 85 Vanagon
Well, I replaced the master cylinder in my 85 Vanagon Westy a month after I bought it

I was able to get pedal back in after bleeding and all went well

I parked it for the 1st winter I had it and ...
  Topic: Free "SPOT" Personal Locator Beacon(PLB)
mrhooie

Replies: 21
Views: 3238

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2009 2:35 pm   Subject: Free "SPOT" Personal Locator Beacon(PLB)
wow that's too bad. i know a few people who have it here in Yellowknife and I have used the tracking program myself and found it useful.
  Topic: Free "SPOT" Personal Locator Beacon(PLB)
mrhooie

Replies: 21
Views: 3238

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2009 7:22 pm   Subject: Free "SPOT" Personal Locator Beacon(PLB)
Spot is a heck of a product.

Not only will it track where you are, it will allow you to send a signal via satellite that is relayed to 5 email addresses.

Nice if you're on the road and wanted to ...
  Topic: Carefree Sidewinder II awning pics?
mrhooie

Replies: 4
Views: 4200

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 06, 2009 9:58 pm   Subject: Carefree Sidewinder II awning pics?
i've got one installed. it's great., nice and steath. i'll see if i have some pics with it out
  Topic: Original 85Vanagon GL color pics
mrhooie

Replies: 16
Views: 5136

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 11:22 pm   Subject: Original 85Vanagon GL color pics
http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b320/mrhooie/winder083Small.jpg


mine in org brown with org pin striping
  Topic: part for my awning
mrhooie

Replies: 0
Views: 461

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:13 pm   Subject: part for my awning
I've got a Sidewinder from Carefree of Colorado on my 85 Westy.

The bracket that is screwed to the side of the van to mount the poles in when you can't drive them into the ground is smashed.

Any ...
  Topic: Merry Christmas
mrhooie

Replies: 7
Views: 1154

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2008 7:18 pm   Subject: Merry Christmas
Merry Ho Ho to all!!
  Topic: New member... meet Esmerelda!
mrhooie

Replies: 27
Views: 3762

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2008 5:14 pm   Subject: New member... meet Esmerelda!
congrats!!
  Topic: idling issues
mrhooie

Replies: 4
Views: 1010

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:42 pm   Subject: idling issues
i just replaced my TPS (throttle valve sensor in Bentley) in my 85
adjusted idle afterwards and everything a-ok


have you got a bentley to test it>? I probably only had to replace the Cam, but ...
 
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