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  Topic: 1995 Eurovan Camper -0515 code
scottf3334

Replies: 18
Views: 1100

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Dec 27, 2019 7:56 pm   Subject: Re: 1995 Eurovan Camper -0515 code
Any update? I'm getting the 0515 code with the ACU engine after replacing the distributor....
  Topic: 95 eurovan multifunction switch same as later switch?
scottf3334

Replies: 0
Views: 165

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:56 am   Subject: 95 eurovan multifunction switch same as later switch?
Mom's 95 Rialta had to be towed about 5 miles. AAA sent the biggest truck possible and in the process of getting the Rialta off the truck, broke the range sensor. (Something to do with using boards b ...
  Topic: Question regarding portable AC for my camper
scottf3334

Replies: 32
Views: 10683

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:44 pm   Subject: Question regarding portable AC for my camper
I saw this one on another forum. Don't know if they are available in the US though.

http://www.coolmycamper.com/Specification.htm

Looks a little expensive. Anyone in the UK try out one of thes ...
  Topic: automatic shifter lights
scottf3334

Replies: 6
Views: 1010

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2012 7:09 pm   Subject: automatic shifter lights
Not sure if this is the right place to put this, but....

While trying to replace the bulbs in the auto shifter I discovered a fix.

Those bulbs run off of the same fuse as the reverse lights (fus ...
  Topic: The Bus Movie
scottf3334

Replies: 4
Views: 1056

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2012 9:19 pm   Subject: The Bus Movie
http://www.busmovie.com/merchandise/
  Topic: Exhaust manifold -
scottf3334

Replies: 13
Views: 1059

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:35 pm   Subject: Exhaust manifold -
You'll need some open ended wrenches, be very careful you don't break any studs.

This is one of those jobs that if you are only going to do once, it may be better to pay someone. If you break a st ...
  Topic: Great old pics - Any one know where this old hippy bus is?
scottf3334

Replies: 21
Views: 5252

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:41 am   Subject: Great old pics - Any one know where this old hippy bus is?
Way cool bus. Why is it so rare to see a painted up bus today?

Now that were talking hubcaps.

A few years ago there was someone advertising on here. He made flower power hub caps. They look ...
  Topic: Engine conversion: What pushed you over the edge?
scottf3334

Replies: 91
Views: 11400

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:14 pm   Subject: Engine conversion: What pushed you over the edge?
Converted my moms van because she broke down in NC, IA, MO, WV, TX and FL. It seemed that as soon I'd fix something, something else would go wrong.

Went from blown hose, to water pump, to temp s ...
  Topic: Having an awful time installing glass.
scottf3334

Replies: 32
Views: 4019

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 7:31 pm   Subject: Having an awful time installing glass.
Did all the windows in a bug with Astroglide and cheap cotton clothesline.

In case you don't know, Astroglide is a water based lubricant, designed not to affect latex. Just rinses away with no res ...
  Topic: Apology
scottf3334

Replies: 52
Views: 8503

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 3:29 pm   Subject: Apology
The lesson here is that you remember doing it.

That act has affected you and probably prevented you from doing other hurtful things. It gave you empathy.

Just because you did a bad thing, doe ...
  Topic: Why busses?
scottf3334

Replies: 126
Views: 15730

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:46 pm   Subject: Why busses?
It started with an old rusted bug in my neighbors yard that I bought with $200 made working at Dairy Queen after school.

Then it was another neighbor who gave me Muirs Idiots guide and helped me re ...
  Topic: Strange Whirring noise with A/C on
scottf3334

Replies: 12
Views: 1324

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 8:34 am   Subject: Strange Whirring noise with A/C on
Bump

I'm using my AC pretty much everyday, so trying to figure out the noise is now a priority.

Does all the early(1.9) AC systems do this? I know my moms 87 does not.

My compressor is new, ...
  Topic: Power locks in an early-type sliding door
scottf3334

Replies: 4
Views: 985

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 7:58 am   Subject: Power locks in an early-type sliding door
I also did this with a friends van. All was accomplished without removing the PITA lock mechanism.

We just took the long rod from the actuator and folded it over the piece in the picture. (The on ...
  Topic: Putting faces with vans & usernames
scottf3334

Replies: 254
Views: 55862

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 7:16 pm   Subject: Putting faces with vans & usernames
http://img403.imageshack.us/img403/3562/medoingbrakeslarge.jpg

Me a couple of years ago. Redoing the brakes. Can you believe I traded that split off. Heard it's in the UK now.

Sometimes you ...
  Topic: wind noise
scottf3334

Replies: 22
Views: 7540

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 26, 2012 1:47 pm   Subject: wind noise
My 84 is fairly quiet.

Door seals in good condition?

Gowesty sells a seal the Upper Door Lip Seal Kit. It helps a little.

I have fat mat (like dynamat) in my doors. I also put fat mat behind ...
  Topic: Strange Whirring noise with A/C on
scottf3334

Replies: 12
Views: 1324

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 26, 2012 1:31 pm   Subject: Strange Whirring noise with A/C on
I have this too Shocked

Been driving for a couple of years so I don't think it is hurting anything.

I'm betting it is coming from the accumulator. Replaced 2 of them (not because of the nois ...
  Topic: Van Just Got Home From Paint Shop
scottf3334

Replies: 25
Views: 2931

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 26, 2012 7:29 am   Subject: Van Just Got Home From Paint Shop
Excellent Very Happy Looks better than when it left the showroom I'm sure.

Love the shiny cream. Post up some pictures of the inside when you get it done. I'd like to see how the brown looks against it
  Topic: how to install torque converter and turn over motor?
scottf3334

Replies: 14
Views: 2510

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue May 22, 2012 7:14 am   Subject: how to install torque converter and turn over motor?
The only time we have done this, we put the engine and transmission together on the ground. I know a pain, but it insures everything is together correctly before the added stresses on everything.

...
  Topic: On the subject of side mirrors
scottf3334

Replies: 32
Views: 9712

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon May 21, 2012 7:26 pm   Subject: On the subject of side mirrors
Um, I didn't use the 3rd screw. seems plenty strong.

Maybe I'll go put one in though. Prob when I run the wires for the turn signal mod Very Happy
  Topic: Hard Start?
scottf3334

Replies: 16
Views: 1079

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 20, 2012 12:28 pm   Subject: Hard Start?
Just to throw something else in.

I had exactly the same symptoms. Installed relay, cleaned grounds, then eventually found the battery had a dead cell.

Well 3 months later it is happening again. ...
 
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