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  Topic: The better replacement battery terminal
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 29
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:51 pm   Subject: Re: The better replacement battery terminal
did that thing with golf/jetta dist box at alt. Been working fine for seven years.

https://shufti.files.wordpress.com/2013/11/img_0353.jpg

Alistair
  Topic: The better replacement battery terminal
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 29
Views: 928

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:58 pm   Subject: Re: The better replacement battery terminal
Puchfinnland,

This company?

https://www.12voltplanet.co.uk/battery-terminal-cube-fuses-50-300a.html

Looks like the only company having the cube fuse in that particular orientation.

Thanks ...
  Topic: The better replacement battery terminal
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 29
Views: 928

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 7:55 pm   Subject: Re: The better replacement battery terminal
Puchfinnland,

This company?

https://www.12voltplanet.co.uk/battery-terminal-cube-fuses-50-300a.html

Looks like the only company having the cube fuse in that particular orientation.

Thanks ...
  Topic: Syncro stripped front axle nut... cheap thin style jam nuts!!
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 10
Views: 451

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 7:59 pm   Subject: Re: Syncro stripped front axle nut... cheap thin style jam nuts!!
Hi,

The pair of lobro brand outer cv boot kits I got from dealership some time ago came with the thinner nuts.

I thought I had kept one of the thinner nuts, for some sort of back up reason, bu ...
  Topic: Rear Hatch Mounted Rack - Strut Solution
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 32
Views: 3208

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:44 pm   Subject: Re: Rear Hatch Mounted Rack - Strut Solution
We use mcmaster Carr at work too. And we get a chuckle about the lack of upfront shipping info.

Often a worried chuckle.

But we find, where we are on Vancouver island, the shipping is not exactl ...
  Topic: another interior delay light mod
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 17
Views: 1600

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:03 pm   Subject: Re: another interior delay light mod
thanks sodo Smile

Yes the blog link has changed, site is now

https://shufti.blog/

And I havenít posted anything in , jeeze, now two year. Have lots in the chamber, dint know why I havenít pull ...
  Topic: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 689
Views: 46563

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:58 pm   Subject: Re: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
Hi,

I was curious about the inside of the muffler. I filed the small welds on the inlet and outlet tubes and got the tubes and the spring ( which acts like a perf tube inside the muffler. Plus the ...
  Topic: lifts for low garages
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 39
Views: 1520

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:03 pm   Subject: Re: lifts for low garages
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1970044.jpg
If it was my money going out the door this is what I would buy. I owned a lift just like this one for quit sometime and it worked really well. Unfo ...
  Topic: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 689
Views: 46563

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:22 pm   Subject: Re: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
(I posted this on the propex vs diesel heater thread, but it probably better here)

Hi,

Iíve been trying out my cheap knock off heater in the workshop for almost a month now, discovered something ...
  Topic: Chinese Diesel Heater vs Propex - the Differences
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 45
Views: 3016

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:07 pm   Subject: Re: Chinese Diesel Heater vs Propex - the Differences
Hi,

Iíve been trying out my cheap knock off heater in the workshop for almost a month now, discovered something interesting.

I bought mine, advertised as 8kw , I knew enough to know thatís not r ...
  Topic: Post Your Roof Rack Setup
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 140
Views: 133880

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:11 pm   Subject: Re: Post Your Roof Rack Setup
Hi,

Kinda hesitant about posting, itís unfinished, unpainted, and forward wind deflector needs re do. But itís a thing Iíve been dicking with for a while just meant to carry my two 80 watt Siemens ...
  Topic: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 689
Views: 46563

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:51 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone tried these $179 Webasto heater knockoffs?
Hi,

I agree with fxr. Iíve been playing with my diesel heater set up in workshop. Works as advertised but a couple of notes

One, itís not as simple as the propex, nor as quiet. I have propex in ...
  Topic: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 108
Views: 6102

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:11 pm   Subject: Re: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
Oh, as an aside. Just a heads up on using kerosene as fuel. There is a definite concern with much of the kerosene available that it doesnít have the lubricity of diesel and that may shorten life of th ...
  Topic: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 108
Views: 6102

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:28 pm   Subject: Re: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
Erste,

Iím not completely clear on the kerosene question. As far as I can see there is no one kerosene. And Iím leaving jet fuel kerosene aside for this.

Itís ďseemsĒ itís the amount of sulfur i ...
  Topic: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 108
Views: 6102

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:34 pm   Subject: Re: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
Hi,

I was concerned about the kerosene lubricity but your points well taken. The pumps are cheap and thatís probably a spare to be kept.

Your report on use are valuable, I thank you for posting ...
  Topic: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 108
Views: 6102

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:37 pm   Subject: Re: Heater Showdown - Propex, Chinese diesel heater, Espar, Buddy
Hi,

I just got my Chinese heater. Was a special price ( take that for what itís worth ), landed here in Canada for 200 Canadian. But the prices seem to vary day to day.

Advertised as 8kw, but ge ...
  Topic: Fridge issue: Cools on 12V not on propane
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 4
Views: 140

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:51 am   Subject: Re: Fridge issue: Cools on 12V not on propane
Just back from 2000+ mile exploration of British Columbia. Fridge worked great on first portion of trip but after many miles on rocky, washboard roads my fridge stopped cooling on propane. It cooled v ...
  Topic: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread!
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 818
Views: 256553

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:32 pm   Subject: Re: What TIRES fit? The ultimate tire thread!
Hey danbar,

Iíve been running the geolander G015 , 215/75 15 for a couple of years now. Very happy with them, surprised you saying they donít do 215 , maybe they dropped that.

Anyway, harder wea ...
  Topic: Pop-high-top version
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 17
Views: 840

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:39 pm   Subject: Re: Pop-high-top version
Hi,

I think Iíve seen similar but slightly lower raised section, and I thought that the joker 5. But might be my memory playing tricks on me about the height.

In any event, I think perhaps the b ...
  Topic: Slider door light switch notch (easy mod!)
ragnarhairybreeks

Replies: 4
Views: 376

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:30 pm   Subject: Re: Slider door light switch notch (easy mod!)
Hey Doug,

I had a golf that had that notched stud. But what I did on my van was put in a switch that turns off that entire circuit. So when camping I flip that switch. Problem is it de powers the d ...
 
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