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  Topic: Good cruisin' music for a Vanagon road trip
slowesty

Replies: 149
Views: 15691

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2007 5:51 pm   Subject: Good cruisin' music for a Vanagon road trip
http://www.ironhorsebluegrass.com/
  Topic: Help please! Lost headlights!!
slowesty

Replies: 16
Views: 1794

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 5:43 pm   Subject: Help please! Lost headlights!!
Regarding my problem.....I just replaced the ignition switch = Problem solved.

So, keep in mind my symptoms and solution if you ever experience the same.
  Topic: Let's see pics of your dogs in your van
slowesty

Replies: 809
Views: 147807

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 5:39 pm   Subject: Let's see pics of your dogs in your van
http://i64.photobucket.com/albums/h192/slowesty/Picture450.jpg
  Topic: Help please! Lost headlights!!
slowesty

Replies: 16
Views: 1794

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2007 8:12 pm   Subject: Help please! Lost headlights!!
As for your problem, I think it is the headlight switch. Mine crapped out after I installed new higher wattage bulbs in my hella fog lights. As I recall, I had high beams when I held the switch back ...
  Topic: Replacing Injector Seals - How hard?
slowesty

Replies: 8
Views: 1257

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2007 4:15 pm   Subject: Replacing Injector Seals - How hard?
I am going to Baja in November and have been slowly replacing parts here and there in anticipation of the trip (and because the wife is cool with me working on the van for the trip, so I have been goi ...
  Topic: fuel expansion tank question.
slowesty

Replies: 3
Views: 977

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2007 4:00 pm   Subject: fuel expansion tank question.
There is info all over thesamba regarding this problem. In fact, someone just posted with links to a website showing step by step instructions w/ photos. Do a quick search and you will be a happy pe ...
  Topic: Resealed Fuel Tank Leaking
slowesty

Replies: 13
Views: 1483

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:39 pm   Subject: Resealed Fuel Tank Leaking
This happened to me too. After dropping the tank a second time, I discovered that the grommet which holds the filler tank had ripped. You can check it without dropping the tank, and I think you can ...
  Topic: Perfect Gas Can?
slowesty

Replies: 13
Views: 2875

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 7:44 pm   Subject: Perfect Gas Can?
I think I like this one more, and it still fits in the luggage rack

http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?dest=9999999997&product_id=5871214&sourceid=0100000030660805102498

I'll repo ...
  Topic: 14" BFG All Terrain Questions
slowesty

Replies: 38
Views: 7473

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:43 pm   Subject: 14" BFG All Terrain Questions
Here is a list of available AT tires in the 14" range. Please add if I missed any. I will need this list in a few years....

General Grabber AT2

http://www.generaltire.com/generator/www/us ...
  Topic: Perfect Gas Can?
slowesty

Replies: 13
Views: 2875

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:59 pm   Subject: Perfect Gas Can?
I'm not pulling a boat, it's a rolled up zodiac and I'm going way down baja with my wife and kids, so gas fumes inside are an absolute no no.

I like that kolpin fuel cannister. That is exactly ...
  Topic: Perfect Gas Can?
slowesty

Replies: 13
Views: 2875

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:19 pm   Subject: Perfect Gas Can?
Funny you mention that, because I am bringing a boat on the trip, and a 6 gallon tank for it. I was planning on mixing the gas for the 2-stroke when I get to my final destination, just in case I need ...
  Topic: Perfect Gas Can?
slowesty

Replies: 13
Views: 2875

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:50 pm   Subject: Perfect Gas Can?
Has anyone found a functional, and by functional I mean storage space, spare gas tank? I need one for a big trip and those 5 gallon military tanks look nice, but how realistic is it for me to lay it ...
  Topic: 14" BFG All Terrain Questions
slowesty

Replies: 38
Views: 7473

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:27 pm   Subject: 14" BFG All Terrain Questions
I confirmed the sad news today. Luckily mine are fairly new. What replacement options do we have? Most of the recommended tires on vanagon.com are discontinued as well or not really AT tires. I ru ...
  Topic: Airbags deployed!
slowesty

Replies: 36
Views: 15829

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:42 pm   Subject: Airbags deployed!
I agree with Mightyart. I am shocked every time I go down there and check. 25 psi every time! I do think they lift the van, and help control sway in cross wind situations.
  Topic: 14" BFG All Terrain Questions
slowesty

Replies: 38
Views: 7473

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 7:38 pm   Subject: 14" BFG All Terrain Questions
Do you have them installed?

Yes

What do you think of their driveability and traction? Road noise?

Just fine. Road noise is not a concern

Do you have them mounted on stock rims?

Stock a ...
  Topic: Is there a lawyer in the house?
slowesty

Replies: 7
Views: 1291

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 5:14 pm   Subject: Is there a lawyer in the house?
If your claim/lawsuit never pans out, go get a clay bar (or two, from the sounds of it) and clay bar your entire van. It takes tar off no problem.
  Topic: Shameless Plug: New Gas Tank repair webpage
slowesty

Replies: 30
Views: 10808

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2007 5:38 pm   Subject: Shameless Plug: New Gas Tank repair webpage
every three years!

God I hope not.

I resealed mine with a gowesty kit a few months ago and everything was A-OK. Then, on my last fill up two weeks ago, it pissed gas everywhere!

I cussed u ...
  Topic: How to put 15" tire in spare carrier? Help
slowesty

Replies: 3
Views: 885

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2007 12:51 pm   Subject: How to put 15" tire in spare carrier? Help
Van Cafe:

http://www.van-cafe.com/vanagonparts.jsp?pa=ip&ip=764380099

I put this on my van about a year ago and love it. Worth the $$$.

No comment on the search engine, but once you get ...
  Topic: Westy question: what is this thing?
slowesty

Replies: 17
Views: 2944

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2007 8:44 pm   Subject: Westy question: what is this thing?
Sorry, I can't help. Go Cal Poly! (sorry to bring BigWest rivalry to thesamba...)

Great run the anteaters had, I honestly wish they had the oomph to take out Oregon.
  Topic: Northern CA Westy gathering...
slowesty

Replies: 169
Views: 15840

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 9:39 pm   Subject: Northern CA Westy gathering...
I feel so sorry for you guys. I truly enjoyed reading all the planning that went into this trip....only to have it all fall apart from this fire! I hope you keep the dream alive.

Our central coas ...
 
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