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  Topic: Vanagon TDI ECU problem and replacement ideas
pjn_wyo

Replies: 26
Views: 576

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 8:16 am   Subject: Re: Vanagon TDI ECU problem and replacement ideas


Sounds un-fun. Good luck with it.

Uhhh sounds easier than completely changing the fuel management system...
  Topic: Never owned a VW so I bought a $2300 Syncro Doka daily driver.
pjn_wyo

Replies: 43
Views: 2240

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 12:58 pm   Subject: Re: Never owned a VW so I bought a $2300 Syncro Doka daily driver.
You have a syncro and that diagram is for the 2wd tank.

Edit: further, the syncro doka wont match the syncro routing shown in the bently exactly. My manual is at the shop but I don't remember doka ...
  Topic: Plumbing a transmission mainshaft oiler upgrade
pjn_wyo

Replies: 25
Views: 723

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:37 pm   Subject: Re: This transmission modification...

So I guess that means the intake oil has to come out the drain plug hole? Also an option is an oil squirter through the filler plug. That may require an alternate shifter mechanism, like Big Shot.
...
  Topic: Do larger wheels affect speedometer/odometer?
pjn_wyo

Replies: 25
Views: 473

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 27, 2021 3:07 pm   Subject: Re: Do larger wheels affect speedometer/odometer?
Van cafe can rebuild your speedometer with a gear change to match the tire size for $225.

https://www.vancafe.com/VCSPEEDO4WD-p/vcspeedo4wd.htm

http://www.vancafe.com/v/vspfiles/files/SpeedoRat ...
  Topic: Cheap Syncro's still exist!
pjn_wyo

Replies: 26
Views: 1635

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 8:20 am   Subject: Re: Cheap Syncro's still exist!
not all of us want to watch a video on a monetized platform.

Send me $5 to click on your link, please.

The video has had 1900 views so far. He has maybe made $6 so far.

I'd rather give my cl ...
  Topic: Philosophical aluminum vs plastic coolant tank discussion
pjn_wyo

Replies: 32
Views: 1125

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 9:25 am   Subject: Re: Philosophical aluminum vs plastic coolant tank discussion

I run an open system on my outdoor wood boiler, I have radiators that are as far as 20 ft above the boiler. Works fine as long as there is no air in the radiators, and the radiators don't drive down ...
  Topic: Original DasMule rockslider picture.
pjn_wyo

Replies: 5
Views: 254

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 3:19 pm   Subject: Re: Original DasMule rockslider picture.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=705358&postorder=desc

Does the photo here show you what you need?
  Topic: OMG I bought a Vanagon what have I done? Build thread - Matt
pjn_wyo

Replies: 79
Views: 2730

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 3:26 pm   Subject: Re: OMG I bought a Vanagon what have I done? Build thread - Matt
Not enough details in your previous posts to know exactly what you have or what you want to do with it.

As others have mentioned TIICO engines are fairly specific and were never sold in the USA (a ...
  Topic: Bring-A-Trailer Vans
pjn_wyo

Replies: 197
Views: 34650

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 10:39 am   Subject: Re: Bring-A-Trailer Vans
Its not a factory Westy but a DIY swap: that will surely keep the price down. I'm kinda surprised that they don't state that more clearly in the ad copy.

It's a factory Westy. Says so in the copy ...
  Topic: Solar panel in the luggage rack
pjn_wyo

Replies: 376
Views: 113508

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 3:36 pm   Subject: Re: Solar panel in the luggage rack
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01G53TUIS?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2_dt_b_product_details

100W ACOPower panel just showed up - measures 1.4x19.6x42.2 as advertised and drops in to the cargo area.

Sodo - I ...
  Topic: Solar panel in the luggage rack
pjn_wyo

Replies: 376
Views: 113508

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 12:33 pm   Subject: Re: Solar panel in the luggage rack
Ah crap. I have one of Ela's mounts but didn't pull the trigger on the a panel yet.

Interested to see what 19.6 panels show up!
  Topic: Subagon / Vanaru engine intake airboxes/airfilters....
pjn_wyo

Replies: 21
Views: 672

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 10:18 am   Subject: Re: Subagon / Vanaru engine intake airboxes/airfilters....
I emailed with them yesterday about wiring diagrams and parts cost. They replied quickly and they also answer the phone.
  Topic: Can you identify this Westy cushion fabric?
pjn_wyo

Replies: 11
Views: 319

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 11:41 am   Subject: Re: Can you identify this Westy cushion fabric?
I had a 82 diesel westy with this fabric in green.
  Topic: Fair Price for my '82 Westie?
pjn_wyo

Replies: 19
Views: 567

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 12:37 pm   Subject: Re: Fair Price for my '82 Westie?
It really doesn't look so bad. I have been blown away by the prices that the air cooled vans have been bringing on BAT.

My recommendation to maximize selling price and provide a transparent transa ...
  Topic: Syncro SVX clutch Problems
pjn_wyo

Replies: 24
Views: 495

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:28 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro SVX clutch Problems
That black tube is the atmospheric vent for the transmission. The front diff has one as well.

Keep them high and dry (like above the gas tank or in the engine compartment above the intake) so wate ...
  Topic: Help for a first-timer!
pjn_wyo

Replies: 40
Views: 944

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:25 pm   Subject: Re: Help for a first-timer!
Aaaand I wrote within 2 hours of posting and there were 2 people already looking at it. Thatís the kind of scene Iím in in the PNW, folks. Itís nuts.

Lookers aren't cash in hand buyers.

I would ...
  Topic: Help for a first-timer!
pjn_wyo

Replies: 40
Views: 944

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:20 am   Subject: Re: Help for a first-timer!
Okay, in my effort to keep calibrating expectations: does this look better?


For $15000 with a 2.3 GW engine it is a steal for the seattle market.
  Topic: Single Port EJ22 - California Emissions
pjn_wyo

Replies: 11
Views: 310

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:57 pm   Subject: Re: Single Port EJ22 - California Emissions
Did you represent the van as being carb emissions compliant?

I donít think itís your problem.

Caveat Emptor.
  Topic: 1987 Westy vs 1990 Carat
pjn_wyo

Replies: 13
Views: 342

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:55 pm   Subject: Re: 1987 Westy vs 1990 Carat
camper.
  Topic: 1982 T3 AHU
pjn_wyo

Replies: 219
Views: 19201

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:23 pm   Subject: Re: 1982 T3 AHU
The restrictor in Karl's drawing is to keep the expansion tank from acting like a radiator bypass.

http://www.vanagondiesel.info/index.php/Cooling_System

Has a "NOTE: The 1/4Ē restrictor w ...
 
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