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  Topic: Annual Baja Rally ~ Feb. 5, 2020
westydriver

Replies: 354
Views: 34290

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:14 pm   Subject: Re: Annual Baja Rally ~ Feb. 5, 2020
Is it essential to have 4wd on this excursion?
  Topic: Vanagon 100% electric with Chevy Bolt drivetrain
westydriver

Replies: 153
Views: 14202

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:06 am   Subject: Re: Vanagon 100% electric with Chevy Bolt drivetrain
When you swing through Nebraska i'd be more than happy to help charge you up. I'm about 6 miles off interstate 80 near Omaha. This is amazing and would love to look at it.
  Topic: Official lazy person's stupid question thread
westydriver

Replies: 1466
Views: 60313

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:30 pm   Subject: Re: Official lazy person's stupid question thread
One more, low beams didn't work due to bad headlight switch, now right turn signals won't work with new switch and low beams and high beams working. Fuses good, any ideas? R turn works with light sw ...
  Topic: Official lazy person's stupid question thread
westydriver

Replies: 1466
Views: 60313

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:23 pm   Subject: Re: Official lazy person's stupid question thread
so, i've followed a couple different diy, headlight adjuster threads on here for my new square lens upgrades. Is there a stock setting, starting point, from back of bracket to lens holes that you sta ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
westydriver

Replies: 10299
Views: 1779202

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:07 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
Tach Mod and Temp gauge mod for EJ22.
  Topic: 2016 shocks: Bilstein, OldManEmu, KYB, Trailmaster, Koni??
westydriver

Replies: 61
Views: 5121

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:28 pm   Subject: Re: 2016 shocks: Bilstein, OldManEmu, KYB, Trailmaster, Koni??
Advice is appreciated. I just lifted the rear of my van to a height of 17 1/2 with spacers. I know on my Yota i have the bilsteins i can adjust. Is there an option in these vans to get me a 1/2&quo ...
  Topic: Interior paneling
westydriver

Replies: 4
Views: 304

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:30 pm   Subject: Re: Interior paneling
1/8" ABS panels work. Easy to cut with an oscillating tool or jigsaw.

There are several threads about them, here's one:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=644954

Some hav ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
westydriver

Replies: 10299
Views: 1779202

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:21 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
bled the brakes and clutch today with the motive pressure pump. What a delight!
  Topic: House battery
westydriver

Replies: 47
Views: 1728

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:03 am   Subject: Re: House battery
Thanks Jim, but $575 for a battery is way more than im looking to spend. Just looking for something that fits in a deep cycle or a AMG. I see a lot of 50 ah batteries, is that too little? I see many V ...
  Topic: Always slightly controversial: *GET YOUR VANAGON UNSTUCK*
westydriver

Replies: 68
Views: 4202

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2019 2:30 pm   Subject: Re: Always slightly conterversial *GET YOUR VANAGON UNSTUCK*
After reading this thread, just put together a full CamperVan-type kit on Amazon for about $75...$$$ well spent.

- Dave

Not being snoopy but would love to see your shopping list Laughing
  Topic: Fuel tank reseal ?
westydriver

Replies: 4
Views: 224

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:11 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel tank reseal ?
I broke a nipple on one of the expansion tanks and broke off the rollover as well. I was fortunate that I bought the metal crossover from VanCafe and was able to cut the nipple off the old crossover ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
westydriver

Replies: 10299
Views: 1779202

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 7:02 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1872593.jpg
Took my van out for a short drive after a 9 year hibernation. That new EJ22 is running great after getting the timing back in play. I can actuall ...
  Topic: Open invitation for Nebraska and/or Midwest Volks
westydriver

Replies: 9
Views: 324

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:42 pm   Subject: Re: Open invitation for Nebraska and/or Midwest Volks
I assume you know of the Omaha VW Club... Do you know any of the Buskatiers? There is quite a few of the OVWC folks who are also Buskatiers and come down to Bustoberfest at Indian Cave State Park in ...
  Topic: Open invitation for Nebraska and/or Midwest Volks
westydriver

Replies: 9
Views: 324

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:52 pm   Subject: Re: Open invitation for Nebraska and/or Midwest Volks
My trip to Denver will be Feb 14 or 15, and back Feb 18 or 19. I'll go out via 80, I believe.. and/or back, for sure. Love to stop for a few hours rest, if its not too far off the 4-laner.

I'll b ...
  Topic: Open invitation for Nebraska and/or Midwest Volks
westydriver

Replies: 9
Views: 324

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:20 pm   Subject: Re: Open invitation for Nebraska and/or Midwest Volks
So, first start was a success for about 10-15 minutes until it stalled Very Happy Ain't that the most appropriate Vanagon thing ever? Anyway, working on what the cause of the stall was at this point and ...
  Topic: What did YOU do to your van today?
westydriver

Replies: 10299
Views: 1779202

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:01 pm   Subject: Re: What did YOU do to your van today?
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if you want another one I have one here in Nebraska I'd give you a six pack to take away.
  Topic: Official lazy person's stupid question thread
westydriver

Replies: 1466
Views: 60313

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:41 pm   Subject: Re: Official lazy person's stupid question thread
thanks!
  Topic: Official lazy person's stupid question thread
westydriver

Replies: 1466
Views: 60313

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:59 am   Subject: Re: Official lazy person's stupid question thread
Why does my radiator fan run constantly when i connect my battery?
  Topic: Open invitation for Nebraska and/or Midwest Volks
westydriver

Replies: 9
Views: 324

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:12 pm   Subject: Open invitation for Nebraska and/or Midwest Volks
This Friday and weekend I'll be finishing up a subaru conversion here west of Omaha. If anyone wants to drink a few beers and help learn some things or just rap about vans, get in my pms and I'll be ...
  Topic: Van Maintenance Spreadsheet for Your Maintaining Pleasure
westydriver

Replies: 27
Views: 1032

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:48 pm   Subject: Re: Van Maintenance Spreadsheet for Your Maintaining Pleasure
Nice work OP, appreciate you sharing. Easy to access with an iPad at all times. Easy to read and work with.
 
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