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  Topic: Vanagons in electronic media: film, Internet, games, etc.
msinabottle

Replies: 888
Views: 167190

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 3:18 pm   Subject: The Fallout from Vanagon Ownership
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1812852.jpg

https://www.deviantart.com/rlkitterman/art/VW-Vault-Tec-Evacuation-Shuttle-at-Otakon-2018-759787444

A Volkswagen camper van was done up as a F ...
  Topic: Has anyone heard or seen Chris fromT3
msinabottle

Replies: 16
Views: 1100

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:47 pm   Subject: Re: Has anyone heard or seen Chris fromT3
I do so hope you've made a full recovery, and are feeling well.

Best!
  Topic: What’s your favorite Van color?
msinabottle

Replies: 36
Views: 1232

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:24 pm   Subject: Re: What’s your favorite Van color?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1276794.jpg

No regrets. Unfaded Assuan Brown.

Best!
  Topic: And so it begins: Resurrection of an old '85 Westy project
msinabottle

Replies: 26
Views: 880

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:26 pm   Subject: Re: And so it begins, resurrection of an old -85 westy project.
This can be done. You can do this. It is well worth doing. You have found an incredible resource in this web site, including multiple threads on resurrecting Vans Who Have Sat Long. Learn from oth ...
  Topic: Blazer Automotive Closing - Denver
msinabottle

Replies: 14
Views: 648

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: Blazer Automotive Closing - Denver
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/323846.jpg

Called Larry just now and said my respectful goodbyes, meant them. Blazer opened in 1979, and I always considered them as honest, professional, a ...
  Topic: 3D Printing Vanagon parts
msinabottle

Replies: 281
Views: 40745

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:47 pm   Subject: Re: 3D Printing Vanagon parts
Thank you for your kind words, msinabottle!

Installation is very simple

Thank YOU. Good timing, too. I have noted that the passenger's side thin plastic curtain loop cover on my Westfalia, an ...
  Topic: Winston Gets a Second Chance, Propane-wise (Verbose)
msinabottle

Replies: 22
Views: 5313

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 1:22 pm   Subject: Re: Winston Gets a Second Chance, Propane-wise (Verbose)
Just a note... The week before last, just as I was starting a two-day camp-out at the job site...

I WAS OUT OF PROPANE!

Shocked

I had TRIED to use the hose and spare tanks once before, but ...
  Topic: 3D Printing Vanagon parts
msinabottle

Replies: 281
Views: 40745

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:19 pm   Subject: Re: 3D Printing Vanagon parts
I'm interested. Order for the safety catch cover and two pop-top bumpers pending from unibagel and Uniwerkes.

Best!

--

Follow up: He shipped quickly, the bumpers for the pop top fitted perfe ...
  Topic: Leaking coolant from 1.9 bleeder valve junction
msinabottle

Replies: 12
Views: 693

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:15 pm   Subject: Re: Leaking coolant from 1.9 bleeder valve junction
Thank you, that is genuinely helpful. So you just use a wrench, which I do have, and it re-seals back on the 'Form-a-Gasket?'

And... Mike LaBate just called from RMW and said it should re-seal fin ...
  Topic: Leaking coolant from 1.9 bleeder valve junction
msinabottle

Replies: 12
Views: 693

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:47 pm   Subject: ALUMINUM BLEEDER VALVE JUNCTION 1.9L
To bump an old thread, I hope to install one of these next week that I bought on sale from Van Cafe, not long before the merger.

Mine came with the rubber 'U' and good German non-abrading hose clam ...
  Topic: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank
msinabottle

Replies: 49
Views: 2380

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 8:00 pm   Subject: Re: Stock coolant tank vs. RMW's The Tank
How would we add a sight glass? Wouldn't one have to drill, tap, and collet? Or am I ignorant of something?

Best!
  Topic: 3D Printing Vanagon parts
msinabottle

Replies: 281
Views: 40745

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 7:30 pm   Subject: Re: 3D Printing Vanagon parts
Thank you! That's a wonderful website, also. You'll be hearing from me.

Best!
  Topic: Westfalia side door threshold
msinabottle

Replies: 99
Views: 4344

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 4:46 pm   Subject: Re: Westfalia side door threshold
Hey MS, figure anything out?
and...

It would be cool if everyone posted a picture of the finished product!

Funny that you'd mention that...
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1785590.jpg ...
  Topic: 3D Printing Vanagon parts
msinabottle

Replies: 281
Views: 40745

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 3:51 pm   Subject: Re: 3D Printing Vanagon parts
How about the front sliding door latch cover on a Westy, like Winston's, for instance, cracked on the top part. Is there a replacement available, or could we print one? Ecce:
https://www.thesamba.co ...
  Topic: Westfalia side door threshold
msinabottle

Replies: 99
Views: 4344

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:51 pm   Subject: The Threshold--Where I Step
Waal...

When Brandon told me he'd be sending the plastic threshold, I went and pulled Winston's aluminum locking piece, and took it to a large scale powder-coater, figuring they could just tuck it ...
  Topic: Best lube for curtains?
msinabottle

Replies: 9
Views: 256

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:22 pm   Subject: Re: Best lube for curtains?
Thorough cleaning, good-quality silicon lube. If it gets on your curtains, it will waterproof what it touches.

Best!
  Topic: Window regulator - manual - lesson learned- SOLVED
msinabottle

Replies: 10
Views: 408

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:03 pm   Subject: Re: Window regulator - manual - lesson learned- SOLVED
What you did is exactly what Wheels of Time did when they fixed Winston's passenger-side regulator. Good bodyman just cannibalized my aftermarket replacement to fix the shot VW unit.

It's behaved ...
  Topic: What Songs Best Describe Your Vanagon?
msinabottle

Replies: 36
Views: 1352

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:49 pm   Subject: Re: What Songs Best Describe Your Vanagon?
Winston is a product of the 80's. In many respects, so am I. And we are a team effort.
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c59g3KucIzo[/youtube]

Shocked

Best!
  Topic: Westfalia side door threshold
msinabottle

Replies: 99
Views: 4344

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:49 pm   Subject: Re: Westfalia side door threshold
MANY thanks to you all. The thread title didn't mention that the part WAS available or the group buy--I thought it was just more wishful thoughts.

I love that brown paint on the securing bar. I'm ...
  Topic: Westfalia side door threshold
msinabottle

Replies: 99
Views: 4344

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:16 pm   Subject: Re: Westfalia side door threshold
Drat, it looks as if I missed the sill. I'll hope to hear if another group buy goes through or any others are drifting about. The installations look stunning!

Best!
 
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