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  Topic: Official whine about Eurovans and parts for sale
shenan-agon

Replies: 38
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PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:37 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Eurovans and parts for sale
Has anyone here ever dealt with this vendor? They have lots of unique T4 stuff, but I have no way of knowing whether they're a legit trustworthy site.

https://dd-tuning.com/volkswagen-transporter- ...
  Topic: Sony XAV-AX100 6.4" touch screen install EV Weekender (2 DIN)
shenan-agon

Replies: 26
Views: 12144

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:06 am   Subject: Re: Sony XAV-AX100 6.4" touch screen install EV Weekender (2 DIN)
Yeah, I was able to get the metal cage affixed to the trim piece, but the whole assembly is not really secured well in the dash. If I bang on top of the dash a few times it pops out Laughing
  Topic: Sony XAV-AX100 6.4" touch screen install EV Weekender (2 DIN)
shenan-agon

Replies: 26
Views: 12144

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:23 pm   Subject: Re: Sony XAV-AX100 6.4" touch screen install EV Weekender (2 DIN)
Not sure what you mean about the single DIN cage not fitting, but this is the trim piece I used:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002U5UD8C/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I ...
  Topic: New girl here! Help me convince husband on a Eurovan
shenan-agon

Replies: 21
Views: 1304

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed May 29, 2019 1:44 pm   Subject: Re: New girl here! Help me convince husband on a Eurovan
If you still need advice on a shop for a pre-purchase inspection, I can recommend Precision Motor Car:

http://www.precisionmotorcar.com/

They didn't do my PPI (bought my van out of state), but I ...
  Topic: How Effective is EV Weekender AC?
shenan-agon

Replies: 12
Views: 550

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 3:13 pm   Subject: Re: How Effective is EV Weekender AC?
I've done 5+ hour trips in the upper 90s with two kids in the back, and they didn't cook too badly. Early on, I got a small 12V clip-on fan and clipped it to the armrest of the rear-facing seat - tryi ...
  Topic: Weekender Auxiliary Battery Upgrade
shenan-agon

Replies: 38
Views: 12397

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 9:04 am   Subject: Re: Weekender Auxiliary Battery Upgrade
both are priced around $200

Also FYI: I ended up getting it for around $160 - Napa had a sale going on where if you bought a $2 bucket, anything you could fit in it was 20% off Smile

Or you can at ...
  Topic: Weekender Auxiliary Battery Upgrade
shenan-agon

Replies: 38
Views: 12397

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue May 08, 2018 4:04 pm   Subject: Re: Weekender Auxiliary Battery Upgrade
I just replaced my aux battery with this one, which was recommended by a few people on here:

https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/NBP9894R

It's a bit larger than the stock battery but fits without mo ...
  Topic: Tips for installing back up camera on Eurovan?
shenan-agon

Replies: 35
Views: 3564

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:43 pm   Subject: Re: Tips for installing back up camera on Eurovan?

Did you have to remove all the upper interior panels in order to feed the wiring up there? I opted to run them under the van, but inside would certainly be a cleaner install.

Yeah, that was the ...
  Topic: Tips for installing back up camera on Eurovan?
shenan-agon

Replies: 35
Views: 3564

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:48 am   Subject: Re: Tips for installing back up camera on Eurovan?
For a rear camera, I got something similar to this one:
https://smile.amazon.com/License-Plate-Rear-Camera-Built/dp/B0079R2MH6/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1523374868&sr=8-7&keywords=rear+camer ...
  Topic: Pop top latch issue
shenan-agon

Replies: 16
Views: 2290

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:40 am   Subject: Re: Pop top latch issue
That bolt/nipple is supposed to have a lock nut on it that you can tighten down to keep it from loosening. The bolt itself is threaded so that you can adjust it to the right length to securely latch w ...
  Topic: OBD2 Scan tool - Recommendation?
shenan-agon

Replies: 33
Views: 5350

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:32 am   Subject: Re: OBD2 Scan tool - Recommendation?
I've had the same trouble with the iOS apps being unable to read transmission temp - I'm currently using OBD Fusion, and have played around with it quite a bit to no avail. Sounds like I just need to ...
  Topic: Vanagon to Eurovan
shenan-agon

Replies: 26
Views: 1467

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:40 am   Subject: Re: Vanagon to Eurovan
Im going to check out this tomorrow.
Any thoughts or what kind of questions I should be asking?
https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/cto/d/2003-eurovan/6277021905.html

I also recently made the Vana ...
  Topic: Tips for camping in an MV/Weekender
shenan-agon

Replies: 32
Views: 8000

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 11:20 am   Subject: Re: Tips for camping in an MV/Weekender
I need to find storage tubs that exactly fit under the weekender bed in height - to maximize binned storage space.

Magic height is 11.5 inches

I got a couple of these for under the bench - 7&q ...
  Topic: Help. Large coolant leak!!!!
shenan-agon

Replies: 17
Views: 1392

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:40 am   Subject: Re: Help. Large coolant leak!!!!
OK, cool - Walton Lake is the other direction from Mitchell, so glad to hear you have a part coming in already; not sure I could make it your way. Good luck and enjoy the eclipse!
  Topic: Help. Large coolant leak!!!!
shenan-agon

Replies: 17
Views: 1392

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 11:15 am   Subject: Re: Help. Large coolant leak!!!!
What campground are you in? I'm headed that way tomorrow (Walton Lake).
  Topic: Scangauge 2
shenan-agon

Replies: 11
Views: 1800

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:20 pm   Subject: Re: Scangauge 2
Alternate idea: Torque app with an OBDII adapter. If you are just monitoring trans temp, this is more than sufficient and significantly cheaper. Here's how I set mine up:

I'm looking at doing th ...
  Topic: Center bench seat seatbelt
shenan-agon

Replies: 13
Views: 1276

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 3:35 pm   Subject: Re: Center bench seat seatbelt
I ran into the same dilemma, as we'll sometimes need to take as many as 4 kids with us in the van. That 4-point harness looks like an interesting potential option.

What I went with was 2 of these f ...
  Topic: FOUND! ~ Stolen vans in Portland
shenan-agon

Replies: 63
Views: 5730

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:22 am   Subject: FOUND! ~ Stolen vans in Portland
That sucks that they make you pay the tow yard when you didn't park it where it got towed!

Still, $300 bucks is a small price to pay to get your van back. Hope it's in great shape!

Yeah, I prot ...
  Topic: FOUND! ~ Stolen vans in Portland
shenan-agon

Replies: 63
Views: 5730

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:02 am   Subject: FOUND! ~ Stolen vans in Portland
Update: my van has been found! Apparently it was ditched in a restaurant parking lot and towed; police said there didn't seem to be major damage, but I'll have to see what it looks like when I get the ...
  Topic: FOUND! ~ Stolen vans in Portland
shenan-agon

Replies: 63
Views: 5730

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:48 am   Subject: FOUND! ~ Stolen vans in Portland
An update with a piece of good news: the neighbor's white van was found last night, just a few blocks from where it was taken. They took a few things from the glove box and the stereo faceplate (but n ...
 
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