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  Topic: Easy way to manually turn heater blower fan with my hand? Access
old_man

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 12:41 pm   Subject: Re: Easy way to manually turn heater blower fan with my hand? Access
Compressed air blow gun might be of use.
  Topic: I just bought a Westy Single Cab! (1.6TD JX)
old_man

Replies: 221
Views: 8856

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 5:42 pm   Subject: Re: I just bought a Westy Single Cab! (1.6TD JX)
I forgot to take pictures today.

I replaced the fuel lines today. I was going to finally shim the valves but by the time I got around to it the engine had cooled off a lot. Another day.

My die ...
  Topic: Help with a prospect - 1988 Westy
old_man

Replies: 15
Views: 513

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:16 pm   Subject: Re: Help with a prospect - 1988 Westy


Many thanks for the first timers link... I presume you're saying the rust looks like a big ticket nightmare waiting to happen?


This was my windshield:

[url=https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gal ...
  Topic: VDO tach and oil temp issues
old_man

Replies: 12
Views: 210

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:52 am   Subject: Re: VDO tach and oil temp issues.

I am not sure what that tool is actually reading. I have a diesel pulse adapter with a small piezo pickup that clamps onto the injection line. Combined with a gasser strobe timing light that has r ...
  Topic: VDO tach and oil temp issues
old_man

Replies: 12
Views: 210

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:47 am   Subject: Re: VDO tach and oil temp issues.
there's only one wire that pushes onto the sender. on the gauge therew's only pos, neg and gauge.

I don't have any crossed wires.

Single wire sensor, I forgot about those, my bad.

Unplug s ...
  Topic: VDO tach and oil temp issues
old_man

Replies: 12
Views: 210

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:51 am   Subject: Re: VDO tach and oil temp issues.
An APP!

interesting! I'll look into that!

regarding the oil temp, yes... I installed it in a Tee. but even the tee gets warm... this never reads an raise in temperature at all.

thanks!

O ...
  Topic: VDO tach and oil temp issues
old_man

Replies: 12
Views: 210

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:36 am   Subject: Re: VDO tach and oil temp issues.
hi

I have the VDO 2 1/16" (52mm) tach, that works with either an ignition pulse, or one for the W output on the alternator.

It is sending a pulse, as the needle works, and it's functioning ...
  Topic: 1973 Squareback Grease Front Suspension?
old_man

Replies: 5
Views: 112

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:04 am   Subject: Re: 1973 Squareback Grease Front Suspension?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1839936.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1839937.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1839938.jpg
  Topic: VDO tach and oil temp issues
old_man

Replies: 12
Views: 210

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:52 am   Subject: Re: VDO tach and oil temp issues.
Hi Gang,

along with my new turbo motor, I installed a few gauges, including 2 that don't function correctly

the first is the oil temp gauge. I'ts not reading at all. I've installed a sending uni ...
  Topic: 1990 Doka - Turbo Diesel - Need Source For Clutch
old_man

Replies: 2
Views: 72

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:05 pm   Subject: Re: 1990 Doka - Turbo Diesel - Need Source For Clutch
Assuming you have the 1.6TD JX engine......Rockauto

https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=1381807&cc=1286298&jsn=1

Choose the cheaper FedEx option and it should arrive at your door ...
  Topic: A few questions about my newly-installed 1.6TD
old_man

Replies: 18
Views: 423

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:22 am   Subject: Re: A few questions about my newly-installed 1.6TD


old Man, a assume the different crank pulley on the JX could be for the power steering belt??

Regards,
steve

Here is the ETKA page.
https://volkswagen.7zap.com/en/rdw/typ+2+syncro/t2/1986 ...
  Topic: A few questions about my newly-installed 1.6TD
old_man

Replies: 18
Views: 423

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:41 am   Subject: Re: A few questions about my newly-installed 1.6TD


After that, the best I can come up with is a bit more obscure. Are you abso-freaking-lutely sure that the pump is not 180 out from the cam? That will cause ALL of the issues you describe and ye ...
  Topic: I just bought a Westy Single Cab! (1.6TD JX)
old_man

Replies: 221
Views: 8856

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:54 am   Subject: Re: I just bought a Westy Single Cab!
Sorry to be a broken record but please be careful around those diesel lines.

If you inject yourself with diesel under pressure, the doctors cut off the affected area.

It's all good. I heeded th ...
  Topic: I just bought a Westy Single Cab! (1.6TD JX)
old_man

Replies: 221
Views: 8856

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:33 am   Subject: Re: I just bought a Westy Single Cab!
Did I post a l this link earlier?

https://www.vw-t3-bus-shop.de/en/injection-line-kit-td

In your situation I'd probably buy two sets although you do have your current set to use as a spare if ...
  Topic: I just bought a Westy Single Cab! (1.6TD JX)
old_man

Replies: 221
Views: 8856

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 4:38 pm   Subject: Re: I just bought a Westy Single Cab!
Well, turns out moving/bending that one injector line/pipe around that I couldn't get off wasn't that greatest idea. I must have over stressed it.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1999172 ...
  Topic: engine removal
old_man

Replies: 7
Views: 163

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:46 pm   Subject: Re: engine removal
That's what I figured but seems I can't find this straight forward way on samba. I'm with you.

Your's is a 65 which has a swing axle. No need to take out the transmission or to support it. If your' ...
  Topic: Windshield wiper park area electric defroster install
old_man

Replies: 17
Views: 462

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:20 pm   Subject: Re: Windshield wiper park area electric defroster install
Would something like https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1998435.jpg

Couple pics of it.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1998436.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1998437.jp ...
  Topic: Windshield wiper park area electric defroster install
old_man

Replies: 17
Views: 462

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:22 pm   Subject: Re: Windshield wiper park area electric defroster install
I would bet a window tinter would do a great job installing one of these kits. They are used to dealing with inside radius curves in tight spots.

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  Topic: Windshield wiper park area electric defroster install
old_man

Replies: 17
Views: 462

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 12:21 pm   Subject: Re: Windshield wiper park area electric defroster install
Tencentlife, I never thought about using it on the left side. Maybe I will if I never had to do this again. Unfortunately I had the windshield out about 2 months ago.




THere's no need for the ...
  Topic: Windshield wiper park area electric defroster install
old_man

Replies: 17
Views: 462

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:13 am   Subject: Re: Windshield wiper park area electric defroster install


the stuff really does throw some heat and melts ice on the outside of the glass. it is a great idea for the Vanagon windshield lower but i would epoxy the wires on my next install right off the ba ...
 
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