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  Topic: Fuse question (easy?)
pomfritz

Replies: 2
Views: 150

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:11 pm   Subject: Re: Fuse question (easy?)
Thanks!

Thatís great. Never seen this before.
  Topic: Fuse question (easy?)
pomfritz

Replies: 2
Views: 150

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:27 pm   Subject: Fuse question (easy?)
Took off my fuse panel. I accidentally knocked the first two fuses out
A 10 amp and an 8 amp. Iíve been looking but canít find a diagram the tells me which fuse goes in which position. Itís the fir ...
  Topic: Issue with accelerating and decelerating
pomfritz

Replies: 10
Views: 297

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: Issue with accelerating and decelerating
Have a few questions on how to do this adjustment.

Note. 1.9 digijet. 2 switches,

Hereís the Bentley page I am working on:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1923019.jpg

I see the screw ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
pomfritz

Replies: 10613
Views: 1839192

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:23 am   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Was getting some squeaks from the suspension. Pretty frustrating as I had switched over to Powerflex about three years ago and I really liked the difference it made. Was not looking forward to possib ...
  Topic: Issue with accelerating and decelerating
pomfritz

Replies: 10
Views: 297

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 6:04 pm   Subject: Re: Issue with accelerating and decelerating
Itís a 2.3 from GW. It uses the 1.9 components.

That idle switch looks like good lead.
  Topic: Issue with accelerating and decelerating
pomfritz

Replies: 10
Views: 297

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:03 pm   Subject: Re: Issue with accelerating and decelerating
FPR is fairly new, about three years old. will check hose but I may have replaced it too at the same time as I did the fuel lines around then too.

The TB was rebuilt by Frank Condelli, the swtiches ...
  Topic: Issue with accelerating and decelerating
pomfritz

Replies: 10
Views: 297

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:07 pm   Subject: Issue with accelerating and decelerating
So Iíve noticed a change to how the van is driving lately. It happened after swapping out the Throttle Body with a rebuilt unit. The idle seems fine at around 800-850. It seems to run fine but here is ...
  Topic: Whatís this for?
pomfritz

Replies: 6
Views: 369

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 25, 2019 12:33 pm   Subject: Re: Whatís this for?
Okay think I found where this goes but have another issue with it


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1911279.jpg

Looks like something broke off the end of the hose

I think it went her ...
  Topic: Whatís this for?
pomfritz

Replies: 6
Views: 369

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 8:19 pm   Subject: Re: Whatís this for?
Yeah itís connected to that. Itís the other end thatís open.

Thanks
  Topic: idle issue
pomfritz

Replies: 4
Views: 224

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 4:53 pm   Subject: Re: idle issue
So I ended up replacing the throttle body and TPSís with a rebuilt unit from Frank Condelli

Fairly straightforward swap, just plan on removing the air box and meter to get needed space for tools. ...
  Topic: Whatís this for?
pomfritz

Replies: 6
Views: 369

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 4:45 pm   Subject: Whatís this for?
I thought I knew my engine pretty well and had no mystery tubes running anywhere. But I just noticed this and will getting it smogged soon.

Canít believe this has been like this for who knows how ...
  Topic: idle issue
pomfritz

Replies: 4
Views: 224

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 09, 2019 2:33 pm   Subject: idle issue
Normally my idle has been about 900. Intermittently, and more frequently it has been jumping up to about 1200 and rhythmically surging about 100-200 rpms up and down. Sometimes goosing the gas bring ...
  Topic: Engine shield hardware info needed
pomfritz

Replies: 2
Views: 160

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: Engine shield hardware info needed
Speed nuts. Thatís what they are. Sure easier to find now....

Thanks!
  Topic: Engine shield hardware info needed
pomfritz

Replies: 2
Views: 160

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:44 pm   Subject: Engine shield hardware info needed
Engine shield hardware info needed

My van had the two engine shields missing when I bought it and have now acquired the missing ones. From the schematics for this part it looks like itís some type ...
  Topic: Starter switch
pomfritz

Replies: 15
Views: 441

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 4:19 pm   Subject: Re: Starter switch- no start issue SOLVED
Okay, leave it to a pro and it gets solved and repaired in one hour.

The problem was a bad relay from the Starter Relay kit I installed.

If you got one, keep this is mind.
  Topic: Starter switch
pomfritz

Replies: 15
Views: 441

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 2:28 pm   Subject: Re: Starter switch
Waldo,

Iíve seen this before. Iíve taken apart the housing before, Iím having a hard time understanding how the housing gets worn as both the lock cylinder and switch plug in and donít really move ...
  Topic: Starter switch
pomfritz

Replies: 15
Views: 441

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 21, 2018 10:42 am   Subject: Re: Starter switch
Apparently this saga is not over yet....

I replaced the switch yesterday and started right up. It continued to do so until last night while I was out. Same thing wouldnít turn over. I can hear the ...
  Topic: Starter switch
pomfritz

Replies: 15
Views: 441

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 7:09 pm   Subject: Re: Starter switch
Yeah I bought what I hope is a quality switch from what I was reading about the brands.

So tow truck arrived and of course it started. So guess not a member yet...

Will swap out tomorrow
  Topic: Starter switch
pomfritz

Replies: 15
Views: 441

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 6:13 pm   Subject: Starter switch
As I sit here waiting for AAA.....

Van wonít start. Itís been acting up over the past year where nothing happens when I turn the key. Itís very intermittent and usually after three or so tries it s ...
  Topic: Engine bays!
pomfritz

Replies: 29
Views: 1900

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri May 04, 2018 3:04 pm   Subject: Re: Engine bays!
Yup. I used a very light spray of water to wash off the cleaner. Shut the batteries off. Actually had no run off which I was glad for. Stuck cardboard and sheets underneath to catch thup gunk

Turne ...
 
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