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  Topic: Why dont Santa Cruz Vanagoners wave back
techbot

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:52 am   Subject: Why dont Santa Cruz Vanagoners wave back
I always wave! Even sometimes when on my bike..
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
techbot

Replies: 10697
Views: 1860144

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 9:26 am   Subject: What did YOU do to your van today?
Replaced my coolant level sensor with the correct one finally.. Goodbye blinking light! Hello troubleshooting front window sprayers!
  Topic: coolant level sensor connection
techbot

Replies: 3
Views: 712

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 4:33 pm   Subject: coolant level sensor connection
Thanks John and Perrib!
You know it's funny.. I paid for the cheaper sensor but looking at the van-cafe's pictures I think it's pretty clear that they gave me the more expensive one. I'll see if I ...
  Topic: coolant level sensor connection
techbot

Replies: 3
Views: 712

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2009 10:37 am   Subject: coolant level sensor connection
So recently I followed this thread
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=261685&highlight=blinking+led
And determined that my coolant level sensor was faulty. I bought a replacement ...
  Topic: Portable oven for a westy?
techbot

Replies: 21
Views: 4581

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 9:49 pm   Subject: Portable oven for a westy?
Thanks Dan. That is so cool! I might have to be on the lookout for something like that!
  Topic: Portable oven for a westy?
techbot

Replies: 21
Views: 4581

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2009 12:40 pm   Subject: Portable oven for a westy?
That's a cool idea Dan! Do you by chance have a photo of that setup?
  Topic: Curtain track screw fix for Vanagon Westfalia
techbot

Replies: 7
Views: 2973

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:29 am   Subject: Curtain track screw fix for Vanagon Westfalia
This is a great idea! I was thinking about how I need to replace some screws last night as I was shoving my track back into place after popping out yet again. This looks like the ticket.. Thanks So ...
  Topic: Anybody have the front window wind/rain deflectors?
techbot

Replies: 14
Views: 1892

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Aug 16, 2008 9:37 pm   Subject: Anybody have the front window wind/rain deflectors?
I have a pair of those. They are great for being able to open the window whilst in a rainy area and also for giving some sunblocking on the sides. I was kind of hoping that they might quiet up some ...
  Topic: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:12 pm   Subject: Vanagons in the Wilderness Thread
great thread! here's a couple..
http://lh5.ggpht.com/larsonholgers/SAwbTJyQ_lI/AAAAAAAAAxc/Ectbzgh5R7M/s400/IMG_1485.JPG
Off the beaten path in Connecticut

http://lh4.ggpht.com/larsonholgers/SAw ...
  Topic: A cross country Thanks
techbot

Replies: 4
Views: 1008

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 9:57 pm   Subject: A cross country Thanks
I traveled parts of your route last year on my [url=http://www.itscalledlove.com/honeymoon/]honeymoon!

By now you're probably already on the road but a great resource that my wife and I took was th ...
  Topic: Now this is a good deal - VW Trek Bike
techbot

Replies: 25
Views: 10208

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 8:14 am   Subject: Now this is a good deal - VW Trek Bike
i rescued her from original who was riding it!!
Heaven forbid someone actually ride a bike..
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
techbot

Replies: 10697
Views: 1860144

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2008 8:51 pm   Subject: What did YOU do to your van today?
Installed the gowesty remote lock kit... Easy install and works great!!
  Topic: HELP!! armrest broken
techbot

Replies: 11
Views: 1914

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2008 2:10 pm   Subject: HELP!! armrest broken
hey ddonnell.. i can't help w/ you armrest but maybe a bit with your pictures. if your camera has a "macro mode" (sometimes signified with a close-up of a flower icon) try taking those clo ...
  Topic: So what have you done with your Dremel Tool?
techbot

Replies: 24
Views: 3312

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:59 pm   Subject: So what have you done with your Dremel Tool?
I used a friends Dremel to smooth out a burr on my rear hatch lock slider. Now the power lock doesn't get hung up when attempting to unlock. Worked like a charm! I totally want one now..
  Topic: How to wire a courtesy light switch in the slider? (Pics)
techbot

Replies: 37
Views: 8960

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2008 11:12 am   Subject: How to wire a courtesy light switch in the slider? (Pics)
danfrosyr do you by chance have a photo of the trunk switch? that sounds like an awesome upgrade!! I have florescent light that I mounted in the cargo area that I'd love to have go one when the hatc ...
  Topic: detaching door panel
techbot

Replies: 6
Views: 1053

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2008 3:33 pm   Subject: detaching door panel
i found my panel remover tool at a local Napa Auto Parts.. it was about $6 or so. Mine looks pretty much like this..
http://www.ecoutez.net/boxster/door-panel-removal/panel-clip-removal-1.jpg
It w ...
  Topic: Ok guys My wife wants to take a 900 miles trip this summer.
techbot

Replies: 19
Views: 1915

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2008 12:57 pm   Subject: Ok guys My wife wants to take a 900 miles trip this summer.
I definitely understand the pre-trip nervousness.. My wife and I took our honeymoon in our van (bunter) cross country and back ([url=http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=251350]here's the ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
techbot

Replies: 10697
Views: 1860144

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 5:37 pm   Subject: What did YOU do to your van today?
Ok not all today but this weekend!

Got all my power locks working! Started with the rear hatch..
Had to grind down a burr on my rear lock that was keeping my actuator from sliding across.. (sorry ...
  Topic: Passenger side running lights just went out
techbot

Replies: 1
Views: 675

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2008 9:41 am   Subject: Passenger side running lights just went out
sounds like some of the suggestions in this thread
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=273529
might help you out too? cleaning connections has done wonders for me fwiw!
  Topic: Sound deadening update
techbot

Replies: 45
Views: 16425

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2008 11:20 am   Subject: Sound deadening update
Just to chime in a bit on the plastic sheeting or vapor barrier. I discovered that the PO (or rather his mechanic) removed the plastic sheeting on the drivers side when I was doing a bit of sound dea ...
 
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