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  Topic: Better Jack Options
levi

Replies: 134
Views: 30571

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 2:10 pm   Subject: Better Jack Options
One day I jacked the car up and the threaded shaft broke
Scarily enough I have found several examples of that failure in junkyard VWs.
I had a push/pull style type 3 jack that slipped down once. I ...
  Topic: front spring coil spacers on a 2wd.
levi

Replies: 11
Views: 5463

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 2:20 pm   Subject: front spring coil spacers on a 2wd.
Levi I have to ask after looking at the second picture if:

1)your working under your van with a scissors jack
2)did you clamp your break line close with a pair of vice grips

The picture could b ...
  Topic: Question about emergency jack
levi

Replies: 12
Views: 3368

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 4:23 pm   Subject: Question about emergency jack

NEVER, NEVER CRAWL UNDER THE VAN WITH ONLY THE SILLY JACK HOLDING IT UP, EASY WAY TO GET DEAD.

I've had more than one snap.
No fun.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/356427.jpg
  Topic: I need a jack
levi

Replies: 12
Views: 1462

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 5:33 pm   Subject: I need a jack
I've had more than one snap on me.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/356427.jpg
  Topic: How did your Vanagon try to kill you today?!
riceye

Replies: 38
Views: 5490

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 5:47 pm   Subject: How did your Vanagon try to kill you today?!
uh...yeah.
I've had a couple break on me now.
Crying or Very sad
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/356427.jpg

And the cinder block under the jack - not good for support. The damn things are pretty ...
  Topic: How did your Vanagon try to kill you today?!
levi

Replies: 38
Views: 5490

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 3:52 pm   Subject: How did your Vanagon try to kill you today?!
uh...yeah.
I've had a couple break on me now.
Crying or Very sad
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/356427.jpg
  Topic: jack=snap
levi

Replies: 15
Views: 2224

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2007 1:56 pm   Subject: jack=snap
Been up around Ebbetts Pass for awhile, ( 2wd can get places too), and had to change a tire. Had it about an inch off the ground when this let go. This is the second time this has happened. Anybody el ...
 
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