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  Topic: Sliding door release cable
vanis13

Replies: 3
Views: 72

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 12:04 pm   Subject: Re: Sliding door release cable
Curious, what results did a search on here yield for you?
  Topic: Ski Racks
vanis13

Replies: 5
Views: 132

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 12:03 pm   Subject: Re: Ski Racks
I am planning on eventually investing in a yakima cross bar system, I need something that will fit my van to get me through the winter

Other than just carrying them inside (no $/you already have i ...
  Topic: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
vanis13

Replies: 869
Views: 76721

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 12:44 pm   Subject: Re: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
IDK the dimension off hand and it is a Espar D4 - easy to google specs and install manual...it is the 4 so it the big one, not the D2 which is smaller.

Not that it matters mine is a gasoline versio ...
  Topic: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
vanis13

Replies: 869
Views: 76721

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 12:18 pm   Subject: Re: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
.......so i loose as little space as possible.

how about some "not really used space"?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1279083.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/12 ...
  Topic: clunking noise at front wheel when backing up
vanis13

Replies: 18
Views: 360

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:29 pm   Subject: Re: clunking noise at front wheel when backing up
Glad you asked this question....I've wanted to ask it for a while but I forget Smile

Exact same symptoms - only when backing up.

Have replaced ALL bushings with Urathane

Have 15" allow aft ...
  Topic: clunking noise at front wheel when backing up
vanis13

Replies: 18
Views: 360

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:06 pm   Subject: Re: clunking noise at front wheel when backing up
Glad you asked this question....I've wanted to ask it for a while but I forget Smile

Exact same symptoms - only when backing up.

Have replaced ALL bushings with Urathane

Have 15" allow aft ...
  Topic: Solar panel confusion
vanis13

Replies: 26
Views: 569

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2020 7:54 pm   Subject: Re: Solar panel confusion
Does your rig still have the stock propane tank underneath? Assuming it is a stock westy......

I love using the stock dometic fridge, especially when using propane while we're out on a camping tri ...
  Topic: Black Friday 2020 - List the Deals
vanis13

Replies: 24
Views: 1989

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:00 pm   Subject: Re: Black Friday 2020 - List the Deals
This is interesting

$168.99

ROCKPALS Car Freezers, 26 Quart Portable Refrigerator Camping Freezer for Vehicle

enter 35% off promo code DGP5UOSK at checkout for total of $168.99

https://www ...
  Topic: Van Tracker: Combination Kill Switch + Tracker + Movement Detect
vanis13

Replies: 59
Views: 1675

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 6:17 pm   Subject: Re: Van Tracker: Combination Kill Switch + Tracker + Movement Detect
While I admire the ingenuity and design, I have to wonder why one needs anything beyond a well-hidden kill switch?

Its the remember to turn it on thing...
  Topic: Tire Chains (Review): Peerless Auto-Trac self-tightening
vanis13

Replies: 20
Views: 4824

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:01 am   Subject: Re: Tire Chains (Review): Peerless Auto-Trac self-tightening
I think I'm set on getting a pair. Anyone with CLK320 98-00 rims running these?

I have 215/65 r16. Anyone run the 'larger size up' with success?

Glad this review is beneficial.

re: larger si ...
  Topic: Impossible dehumidifier deal!? $33 vs. $170?
vanis13

Replies: 12
Views: 414

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:45 pm   Subject: Re: Impossible dehumidifier deal!? $33 vs. $170?
I'm completely expecting failure on this but ya never know. Paid with CC so easy to keep my money.

I'm on a shopping frenzy;
Step ladder

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Gorilla-Ladders-3-Step-Compa ...
  Topic: Fall 2020 LED beam pattern photos
vanis13

Replies: 30
Views: 1559

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:01 am   Subject: Re: Fall 2020 LED beam pattern photos
Love these!




I've seen these pop up in a few places recently, all advertised for the Jeep but saying they'll fit the vanagon. the price sure it right which made me curious but skeptical. how l ...
  Topic: A/C Evaporator Mounting Location
vanis13

Replies: 26
Views: 464

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:09 am   Subject: Re: A/C Evaporator Mounting Location
I created an interior support thing to hold the evap since I wanted to rebuild the cabinet so it is independent of the evaporator. I'll add some pics shortly. You may be able to do something like th ...
  Topic: Loose steering and alignment
vanis13

Replies: 16
Views: 338

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 6:35 pm   Subject: Re: Loose steering and alignment
Since the alignment shop advised that there was "too much looseness" in the steering rack, is it possible that Buslab did not replace the factory bushings that mount the steering rack? When ...
  Topic: Loose steering and alignment
vanis13

Replies: 16
Views: 338

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 6:21 pm   Subject: Re: Loose steering and alignment
Since the alignment shop advised that there was "too much looseness" in the steering rack, is it possible that Buslab did not replace the factory bushings that mount the steering rack? When ...
  Topic: A/C Evaporator Mounting Location
vanis13

Replies: 26
Views: 464

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:06 pm   Subject: Re: A/C Evaporator Mounting Location
I created an interior support thing to hold the evap since I wanted to rebuild the cabinet so it is independent of the evaporator. I'll add some pics shortly. You may be able to do something like th ...
  Topic: Loose steering and alignment
vanis13

Replies: 16
Views: 338

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 3:58 pm   Subject: Re: Loose steering and alignment
I just invested in a 1991 vanagon I bought recently.

welcome to the madness....hopefully your returns are judged by enjoyment not $
  Topic: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
vanis13

Replies: 869
Views: 76721

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 6:05 am   Subject: Re: The official Chinese Diesel Heater thread (Webasto Knockoff)
I wonder how the heater pumps deal with head pressure of an elevated gas tank.
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
vanis13

Replies: 11017
Views: 1923455

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:26 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Though thousands of miles passed over decades with the golf umbrella staying where it should, a recent post reiterated that possible issue of it sliding back preventing the door from opening so printe ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
vanis13

Replies: 11017
Views: 1923455

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:01 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Rescreened side screens with conventional channel

Full topic here https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=9491486#9491486


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2104904.jpg


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