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  Topic: crushed one today.
zombievws

Replies: 28
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Sep 13, 2014 4:36 am   Subject: crushed one today.
I tried to buy a wbx engine from vuhvanagon. he has over 400 of them and he refused to sell me one. said it will blow up! they all do. they are junk. I was planning on just doing a simple overhau ...
  Topic: crushed one today.
zombievws

Replies: 28
Views: 2226

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:27 pm   Subject: crushed one today.
no I got it with the engine already out and apart. it just isn't worth the money to do a conversion. I like vws but not this one. maybe a higher end westy would make more sense. I can build a who ...
  Topic: crushed one today.
zombievws

Replies: 28
Views: 2226

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:58 pm   Subject: crushed one today.
thanks. I know a guy who has over 400 more if I ever need another POS
  Topic: crushed one today.
zombievws

Replies: 28
Views: 2226

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:48 pm   Subject: crushed one today.
I decided to take my 84 tintop to the crusher today. waste of time and money. 3140 pounds it what will weigh in at if anyone needs to know. at 10cents a pound.. I laughed when I got paid $314 I s ...
  Topic: Otter gets a Bostig
zombievws

Replies: 35
Views: 4492

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 7:28 pm   Subject: Otter gets a Bostig
I spoke with jim from bostig today on the phone. guy seems genuwine and very informative. hope to do some business with these kits soon. good luck on your project.
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:13 pm   Subject: bostig conversion
ok, my comment didn't mean to go 100ph all the way across the country. I was meaning capable of speeds of 100mph and also the durability of cross country trips.
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 11:14 am   Subject: bostig conversion
lol. ive got plenty of both pal. cash and time. its not about bickering about price. its about do I want a ford focus engine in my bus? im use to doing a lot of mods to air cooled busses and beetle ...
  Topic: just bought a 80 rhd vanagon camper
zombievws

Replies: 17
Views: 2312

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 4:53 am   Subject: just bought a 80 rhd vanagon camper
id like to see the 1600dp engine in that vanagon. still around or have any pics left? very interesting
  Topic: how many RHD vanagons out there? any converted ones?
zombievws

Replies: 6
Views: 664

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 6:35 pm   Subject: how many RHD vanagons out there? any converted ones?
you guys are sure different from the air cooled crowd.
  Topic: how many RHD vanagons out there? any converted ones?
zombievws

Replies: 6
Views: 664

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:51 pm   Subject: how many RHD vanagons out there? any converted ones?
anybody done a conversion? or own a RHD vanagon
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:59 pm   Subject: bostig conversion
that's excellent! and just what i want. im saving my cash as well. have access to plenty engines. my engine compartment is cleaned and everything removed as specified. thanks for the info
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 1:39 pm   Subject: bostig conversion
how many of these kits have been sold and installed? and also whats the turnaround time to get a kit?
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2014 5:11 am   Subject: bostig conversion
I respect the hard work and engineering that went in to building the bostig kit, its the top of the line in conversions. my comment about be retarded is my own opinion. im not knocking the kit becaus ...
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 11:06 pm   Subject: bostig conversion
my only issue with a Subaru is oil consumption.i have owned a 02 legacy wagon for the past 11 months. with 131k and will use 1 qt of oil in 750 .to 1000 miles. I have read on several forums that thi ...
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:13 pm   Subject: bostig conversion
no argument here. thanks for your input. every vw mechanic ive spoken to says the wbxr is nothing but a POS. junk and do not use or try to rebuild one. that's why im looking for a swap.
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 6:57 pm   Subject: bostig conversion
I agree I think its a great kit but way overpriced. and anyone who would pay 10 to 15k for a engine installed it retarded. I gave $500. for a 84 tin top in good condition minus a engine. soooo, ...
  Topic: side sliding window disassemble?
zombievws

Replies: 7
Views: 1441

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 4:24 am   Subject: side sliding window disassemble?
thank you
  Topic: side sliding window disassemble?
zombievws

Replies: 7
Views: 1441

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:21 am   Subject: side sliding window disassemble?
I would like to remove and take the windows apart. paint the frames black and tint the glass. anyone done this?
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:10 am   Subject: bostig conversion
the kit looks very easy to do. great job on the layout. what about the huge mounting setup. is it a bolt in or cut /drill/ weld in.
  Topic: bostig conversion
zombievws

Replies: 103
Views: 11146

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2014 5:26 am   Subject: bostig conversion
I watched a couple of you tube videos and thought this is the way to go for sure. nice kit, simple install and looks very nice. but 6k and I supply the engine?
 
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