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  Topic: Vanagon Folk Song: 'Round-Eyed Handsome Van'
zipster48

Replies: 7
Views: 376

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 12:33 pm   Subject: Re: Vanagon Folk Song: 'Round-Eyed Handsome Van'
Could we set that to a little banjo/ fiddle duet Rob?
  Topic: AutoCraft 2783cc street engine in 61 Rag
zipster48

Replies: 922
Views: 98442

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:46 pm   Subject: Re: AutoCraft 2783cc street engine in 63 Rag
One of the most enjoyable threads on the Samba! Fantastic car, incredible work. I would sure love to see it in person someday.
  Topic: Safety lockwire post.
zipster48

Replies: 11
Views: 728

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:46 pm   Subject: Re: Saftey lockwire post.
Maybe this one? For older air-cooled fuel pumps and carbs...

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=553008
  Topic: 87 Vanagon Brake Line Kits
zipster48

Replies: 7
Views: 720

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:53 pm   Subject: Re: 87 Vanagon Brake Line Kits
You may want to check out their feedback:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=158895
  Topic: Modest Performance Upgrades for 2.1
zipster48

Replies: 28
Views: 4153

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Mar 03, 2016 8:48 am   Subject: Re: Modest Performance Upgrades for 2.1
My experience with my 84 1.9 Westy was similar to Hans' comments above. The engine was in a decent state of tune and with the installation of the WBXhaust it made a noticeable difference in performanc ...
  Topic: To our Colorado And Plains friends....
zipster48

Replies: 26
Views: 1947

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun May 10, 2015 6:14 am   Subject: To our Colorado And Plains friends....
Yes, it's springtime in CO alright, a slight attitude adjustment may be necessary Very Happy My Chevy pickup outside has about 2" of snow on it, the westy is snug in the garage, ready and waiting for an ...
  Topic: RMW Open House weekend
zipster48

Replies: 61
Views: 13672

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 12:05 pm   Subject: RMW Open House weekend
Thanks for the usual nice write up Rob, and thanks to Mike, Greg, and all the great RMW folks who help make this event happen. I only wish I could have stayed the whole time, already looking forward t ...
  Topic: New Design custom WESTFALIA Skylight Screen with no velcro!
zipster48

Replies: 222
Views: 29988

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:33 am   Subject: New Design custom WESTFALIA Skylight Screen with no velcro!
Do you have enough interest yet in doing a run with brown material? I would def be interested if so -

Thanks!
  Topic: Winston Weak, Wearies Worrier
zipster48

Replies: 24
Views: 2821

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 7:48 pm   Subject: Winston Weak, Wearies Worrier
Way to go Rob, success! Don't beat yourself up too bad, many have in the same place before... Very Happy
  Topic: Things your van did recently
zipster48

Replies: 1314
Views: 337293

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri May 23, 2014 8:42 pm   Subject: Things your van did recently
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1210673.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1210672.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1210671.jpg
Took a little road trip with my wife from ...
  Topic: Another RMW EJ22 Conversion... Questions
zipster48

Replies: 17
Views: 4792

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 10, 2014 3:54 pm   Subject: Another RMW EJ22 Conversion... Questions
It's great you are doing this, you will love the results and feel a sense of satisfaction at doing it yourself...but I would recommend just giving RMW a call with any questions, they are very helpful ...
  Topic: So. Utah Last Week-Dirty Devil Overlook, Henry Mountains
zipster48

Replies: 4
Views: 693

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu May 08, 2014 5:25 am   Subject: So. Utah Last Week-Dirty Devil Overlook, Henry Mountains
Great pics, looks like a awesome trip. Can't wait to see some of southern UT, we are heading there in about 10 days in our 84 westy via Durango.
  Topic: Anyone else use GoWesty radiator baffles?
zipster48

Replies: 31
Views: 5214

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:26 pm   Subject: Anyone else use GoWesty radiator baffles?
I just did this recently, had both grills off which made it much easier, also had to take out my spare to attach screws for the bottom piece. The sides had to be juggled around some but attached ok wi ...
  Topic: Life in the slow lane
zipster48

Replies: 32
Views: 2566

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jan 02, 2014 8:25 pm   Subject: Life in the slow lane
I think you could even be driving a modern vehicle at the speed limit, there's always drivers who just consider you an obstacle and will treat you the same way. When I'm driving my van I want to be en ...
  Topic: Vanagons in North Africa right now
zipster48

Replies: 112
Views: 19338

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Dec 20, 2013 6:45 pm   Subject: Vanagons in North Africa right now
Wonderful pics! Most of us can only dream about a trip like this, please keep them coming.
  Topic: Cost of Subie conversion vs Bostig/Zetec.
zipster48

Replies: 25
Views: 3611

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:23 pm   Subject: Cost of Subie conversion vs Bostig/Zetec.
Of course there are many options and opinions when it comes to engine conversions, and to each his or her own. Speaking only from my own point of view and living in CO also I had my 2.5 Subaru convers ...
  Topic: Syncro dominates 2013 Colorado floods
zipster48

Replies: 10
Views: 1881

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2013 2:43 pm   Subject: Syncro dominates 2013 Colorado floods
I live a mile from RMW shop & just stopped by there today. Everyone is OK, they said Mike is in Telluride at a festival. Sobering to think that just last week Mike held his annual campout up the ...
  Topic: RMW Open House weekend
zipster48

Replies: 61
Views: 13672

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 5:14 pm   Subject: RMW Open House weekend
Thanks Rob, we had a great time and enjoyed seeing you and Winston wehabilitated, he looked awesome! Nice to see all there, thanks Mike & Greg & Joe & Jennifer at RMW!
 
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