2024 Thesamba vanagon - Samba Member. Joined: May 07, 2003. Posts: 443. Location: Central Virginia. Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:06 am Post subject: Vanagon Entry Steps. so Im thinking about adding a side step to my westy. either gowesty or bus depot…Im assuming they are the same. Ive never seen one in person and images online have been less-than-ideal to virtually ...

 
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beatrich. Samba Member. Joined: October 17, 2007. Posts: 148. Location: Somewhere on the road. Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:07 pm Post subject: Mullendore Port. New favorite trick ever. I drilled the hole, cleaned with PB blaster, and used a long rubber tube extension on a grease gun, and managed to get quite a bit into the spinning shaft.Location: Simi Valley, CA. Posted: Yesterday 7:00 pm Post subject: 1990 Vanagon Rebuild Woes. My 1990 Vanagon has recently had an engine and transmission rebuild. I will withhold the shop name for now. I have had multiple issues since the rebuild and have had to return it to the shop many times. 1. First pickup: van idled high and would stall.Before I (recently) put my door panels on, I added some tri-flow to all points it seemed possible or logical to add it to. Recently, the passenger door started making a pretty loud clicking (ratcheting) type sound at the top of the travel.djkeev. Samba Moderator. Joined: September 30, 2007. Posts: 31830. Location: Reading Pennsylvania. Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2023 7:23 am Post subject: Re: HERE WE GO!! .... 1990 Tintop! Yes, my roof was indeed this dirty when I painted the Van! I didn't want to get the Van wet before I sprayed it so I left it dirty.Location: Simi Valley, CA. Posted: Yesterday 7:00 pm Post subject: 1990 Vanagon Rebuild Woes. My 1990 Vanagon has recently had an engine and transmission rebuild. I will withhold the shop name for now. I have had multiple issues since the rebuild and have had to return it to the shop many times. 1. First pickup: van idled high and would stall.Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2022 5:01 pm Post subject: Bus Depot Vanagon Door Mirror Upgrade and Vanagon Power Mirrors Hi! I've searched the topics in this forum for discussions about Land Rover mirrors on Vanagon, but haven't seen any answers to my questions.Welcome to the Busylum! Short answer, No. Our 1984 instrument foil went south two years ago, since then awaiting development of an early-van style thought to have been available maybe 20 months ago, but still not — and I’m finally out of patience and time AND there’s another original-style repro now. Variations on foil design include ... 1987 Vanagon Syncro 4x4: 28,000/offer Mon Oct 02, 2023 11:41 am USA - Imperial Beach, California Map Seller: pindrums: 1990 VW Vanagon: 8000.00 Mon Oct 02, 2023 11:35 am USA - Lakeworth, Florida Map Seller: robmention: 1984 Vanagon GL with Sunroof: $4500 Mon Oct 02, 2023 10:55 am USA - Bartelso, Illinois Map Seller: LilBeens: 1987 Vanagon …Step 1. Beer. A little work. More beer. Do you have a Saggy Butt Story to tell? Like a few Vanagons out there, and most aged individuals, yours too might be suffering from a sagging derriere. Well, unlike most individuals, a Vanagon's butt may be lifted for little money and with relatively little effort.Sep 5, 2023 · ALIKA T3 Samba Member Joined: July 30, 2009 Posts: 6161 Location: Honolulu,Hawaii and France Made hubs from the Vanagon rotors and bolted on the MB rotors. Drilled the mounting holes on the calipers for 15mm bolts. Dust shields fit. Bent the new brake lines to approximately 2-90 degree angles to fit. 3mm spacer - the calipers just barely touch the inside of the 14" wheel so I had to add the spacer.At Acadia National Park CG, they are piled up outside the trash bins. Plenty are 1/2 full, 1/4 fill exactly. When I showed a young nephew this, he went around getting them and three families had free fuel for the week!Vanagon Nut. Samba Member. Joined: February 08, 2008. Posts: 10157. Location: Sunshine Coast B.C. Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:40 pm Post subject: Daddy Like. And you thought it would be new wheels! Pretty happy to see this.Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2022 12:49 pm Post subject: Re: Jalousie (louvered) windows in a Vanagon. ALIKA T3 wrote: MarkWard wrote: I totally missed that the vanagon window frame was mated to the jalousie frame. Using Lexan in place of stock glass, you could make any size you needed to work in the sliding door window.Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 11:26 am Post subject: Re: Replacing Coolant Hoses on 87 Vanagon GL. this whole coolant hoses kit is for when you pull out the engine for repair or rebuild.. it's easier to do that way. but you can do it with the engine in, one by one. To minimize the coolant loss, I'd use some sort of clamp to block off the coolant ...There's a pretty narrow range of volume allowed, overfilling will damage the trans as well as running low, so auto-trans fluid checking is considerably more stringent than an engine or manual trans. Observe …Feb 22, 2016 · Samba Member. Joined: February 19, 2016. Posts: 1. Location: Oakland, CA. Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:22 pm Post subject: Coolant leak help. I'm a new owner of an 85' Vanagon, early year model. Coolant started spilling out of this capped hose due to the cracked hose. Looks good! Clean detail. I really dig owner made cabinets. Your supervisor looks bored however -Kevin _____ 1986 Westfalia Weekender Wolfsburg, RJE 2.31990 Vanagon Carat- Subaru SVX 3.3: 1989 T2 Watercooled Kombi Bus: 1973 Porsche 914 2.0: 1970 911T long block: 1990 Vanagon GL show room quality: 2002 Eurovan Camper - Winnebago (REDUCED) Steering Gearbox (TRW Tooling) 113415061C: Strictly Foreign Transmissions: Strictly Foreign Turnkey Specials!! Bus Love: 1990 VW Vanagon GLSamba Member. Joined: April 26, 2011. Posts: 84. Location: Honolulu. Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:40 pm Post subject: Vanagon Tiico Engine Questions. I'm helping work on my friend's '85 Vanagon Weekender with the Eurospec Tiico swap. It has a rough/dying issue at idle when the engine warms up. It smooths out somewhat as revs …May 20, 2014 · The culprit is likely to be some sort of constriction in the fuel flow from tank to pump. With the tanks being 25+ years old, there's usually a layer of crud around the bottom of the tank and sometimes enough of it gets sucked down to the screen covering the outlet to the fuel pump to occlude the openings in the screen and thus restrict fuel flow. Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:24 am Post subject: Diesel: GoWesty’s radiator baffles installation. I got the Radiator Baffle Set from GoWesty to get more air through my radiator, as the old ones were pretty much deteriorated. As of this writing, the page says this in red lettering: Fit notes: This kit fits all watercooled Vanagon vehicles.Location: Toronto. Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:45 am Post subject: Re: Rear axle nut (s) - the battle begins. Torque is 369 ft lbs, which is roughly equivalent to a 185 pound person standing on a breaker bar two feet out from the nut. That is if the nut isn't rusty. To increase your chances of success, maybe try heating the nut up with a torch.Posts: 2977. Location: OR & CA (Oregon/California) Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:30 am Post subject: Re: Vanagon syndrome on road now Oregon. No Name Garage in Eugene - (541) 344-2251. but they are closed on Saturday/Sunday. before open up the AFM and put in the capacitor try this. - check all vacuum lines.Posted: Yesterday 4:45 pm Post subject: Re: 1990 Vanagon Rebuild Woes. Generally, I’m only doing a compression test on a more modern engine isolating an engine miss from a low pressure cylinder. It’s extremely rare for an engine to loose compression on a cylinder. More common is fuel and ignition.Dec 23, 2017 · lists the curb wt. as 3296 lbs. That's for a Vanagon "USA Camper"! -- the link says it is a Westy. My '86 Westy feels more like 5000 lbs. -- is the brochure accurate?? Last edited by randywebb on Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:25 pm; edited 1 time in total. Joined: June 26, 2021. Posts: 878. Location: Northern California. Posted: Yesterday 3:25 pm Post subject: A Christmas Miracle! We came home the other night and the driver’s side electric window refused to operate. Tried the rocker switch several times, but no joy.😢. Today I removed the inside door panel to troubleshoot.Sep 4, 2015 · Samba Member. Joined: August 21, 2015. Posts: 149. Location: Albuquerque, NM. Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 4:22 pm Post subject: Ultimate Vanagon 2WD LIFT. Here ye Here ye! Chime in & tell us what is the ultimate 2WD lift available?! I know it is a drastic difference between stock vans: '84 (relatively high) and '91 Carat (relatively low). Interlux has proven to be a good paint and good results can be obtained with a roller so those without the equipment, space, or experience, can get good results with it. Automotive paint also works just fine, so those who want a perfect match while painting the rest of the van should just use the same paint.Location: San Diego. Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:38 pm Post subject: Oil presure light at idle. My oil presure light is blinking at idle. Once past 1000 rpm it goes out. The light only activates after drives that last 1/2 hour or longer and I am not getting the light to activate, at any time, over 1000 rpm.Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.Is there a reliable power window transplant which will work in 1985 Vanagon doors? After renewing all the door and window rubber, guides, etc, I retrofitted aftermarket power winders onto the OEM (manual) window regulators, which mercifully allowed me to lower and raise the dog (right) window while driving, This lasted about six months, until …New Vehicle Ads from the past 2 days This listing does not include ads in. Ads 1 to 41 of 41 Per page: New Vehicle Ads from the past 2 days. Vehicles - Type 2/Bus - Bay Window - 1968-79. Yesterday 10:41 pm USA - Eugene, OregonSeller: Vehicles - Off Road. Yesterday 10:25 pm USA - Encinitas, CaliforniaSeller: 1990 VW Vanagon Carrat Automatic ...You have two options, one is to look up at the underside of the shift lever and measure how the gap between the reverse lock out and the plate the shift lever moves along in the shift box per the Bentley manual. Gap too large, you need to rotate the front section counter clockwise looking forward.At the thermostat end, the pipe just needs a 4" length of straight coolant hose to connect to the thermostat. At the other end, you need a length of hose, 24" or so depending on your setup, to connect the Burley pipe to the coolant pipe heading to the radiator. I used a flex hose which has held up well.If this post gets too hot the mods may change the title to something like "Cantlevered Van shelter with Glass Structure". But that (currently) off-topic glass question is a hot question with lots of answers. One feller says "Window glass at room temperature has a nearly incalculable relaxation time, approaching the age of the universe itself."Jan 19, 2018 · The gowesty one has multiple reported failures in the Subaru vanagon lists. Ive been using a 3 dollar proximity sensor running straight off the cv bolts with a bracket I made myself for over 2 years with zero failure on my DIY conversion. I keep a backup in my glove box just in case. *edit*, im using the "poor man" VSS _____ '80-'92 VANAGON ABS GREY / Black Interior panels, Fender flare kit from TerraWagen.com. Photo, Description, Price, Date/Location. Photo, new ...Photo, Description, Price, Date/Location. Photo · VW Vanagon 1980-1983 Haynes Repair Manual Other - Literature/Manuals, 15, Mon Sep 25, 2023 7:20 pmAt the risk of stepping on toes, I feel the need to clarify a few things in an effort to prevent people, who may not know any better, from getting confused. The CLK wheels would need a 7mm spacer to match the offset (ET) of the Rhein wheels. The CLK wheels would require a 13mm spacer to match the backspacing of the Rhein wheels.Apr 3, 2023 · The Vanagon has two kinds of head gaskets, there are the combustion sealing rings that require the removal of the head to replace and the waterboxer gaskets that if they are only seeping can be sealed with a bottle of leak stop like the Subaru Cooling Conditioner. So, in March 2010 I purchased a 1987 Syncro tintop with front and rear lockers from Justin (Streamline Audio , Vancouver WA). He had converted the engine very nicely to a 1999 2.2 phase II Subaru engine and made some other nice modifications including: • 16” Mercedes wheels. • BFG AT Tires. • Decoupler.‘89 Vanagon Syncro Camper Low Miles: 40,000 Yesterday 2:56 pm USA - Salt Lake City, Utah Map Seller: Johnflower 87 Vanagon GL Automatic Weekender: 20,000 Yesterday 1:55 pm USA - Long Beach, California Map Seller: frankpanuz: 1986 Vanagon Tintop with Westafalia Interior: 16,500 Yesterday 5:16 am USA - Danbury, Connecticut Map Seller: CJVango If this post gets too hot the mods may change the title to something like "Cantlevered Van shelter with Glass Structure". But that (currently) off-topic glass question is a hot question with lots of answers. One feller says "Window glass at room temperature has a nearly incalculable relaxation time, approaching the age of the universe itself."1986 Vanagon Westfalia, $18500, Fri Oct 13, 2023 2:36 pm. USA - Tacoma, Washington Map Seller: meghanhole · Photo, Totally rad 1981 VW Vanagon Westfalia Pop up ...Samba Member. Joined: February 19, 2016. Posts: 1. Location: Oakland, CA. Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:22 pm Post subject: Coolant leak help. I'm a new owner of an 85' Vanagon, early year model. Coolant started spilling out of this capped hose due to the cracked hose.the airflow of the Vanagon defrost puts air up high on a tall windshield and has a deadband where the wipers rest. i'm continually reaching out the window, timing my grab and slapping the wiper down to knock slush off. _____-dan 60% of what you find on the internet is wrong, including this post. '87 Westy & '89 Westy both 2.1 4spd At the thermostat end, the pipe just needs a 4" length of straight coolant hose to connect to the thermostat. At the other end, you need a length of hose, 24" or so depending on your setup, to connect the Burley pipe to the coolant pipe heading to the radiator. I used a flex hose which has held up well.Location: Redwood City, California. Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:04 am Post subject: Re: Tightening the Vent Window. I have a great idea. Take the vent out out and replace it with a Hex screw that you can get an end wrench on and then you can fine tune it. Stacy. _________________. 1987 Syncro Westfalia Triple knob (bastard) 1989 Syncro …Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 4:03 pm Post subject: Re: Wanted - 85-91 Vanagon Front Seats with Arm Rests - AZ?Samba Member. Joined: May 07, 2003. Posts: 443. Location: Central Virginia. Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:06 am Post subject: Vanagon Entry Steps. so Im thinking about adding a side step to my westy. either gowesty or bus depot…Im assuming they are the same. Ive never seen one in person and images online have been less-than-ideal to virtually ...Jan 2, 2021. #14. coguzzi said: thats where the name comes from, but its the most extensive VW forum out there--at least in the US. thesamba.com. that said, mechanical parts are not any different on a syncro DOKA than a normal syncro vanagon. unless your talking a factory syncro 16, or a factory diesel varient.Samba Member. Joined: July 30, 2009. Posts: 6184. Location: Honolulu,Hawaii and France. Posted: Today 11:36 am Post subject: Re: Nissens Radiator Plug. Gauche1968 wrote: I am replacing the radiator with a new Nissens. There is a plastic plug where the fan sensor goes that looks like it takes a huge allen wrench to get off, but …Samba Member. Joined: August 21, 2015. Posts: 149. Location: Albuquerque, NM. Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 4:22 pm Post subject: Ultimate Vanagon 2WD LIFT. Here ye Here ye! Chime in & tell us what is the ultimate 2WD lift available?! I know it is a drastic difference between stock vans: '84 (relatively high) and '91 Carat (relatively low).1987 Vanagon (Tiico) Westy-Dream Van! **REDUCED**. 1985 Vanagon Weekender Wolfsburg Ed. 1987 Vanagon GL full Westfalia, manual, w/records. 1989 Vanagon GL. 1987 T3 Vanagon Syncro Westfalia. Turbo diesel. 1987 GoWesty Westfalia Vanagon Full Camper. 1985 VW Westfalia Weekender FULLY RESTORED!!"Ron Burgundy": 1991 Vanagon Multivan (Weekender) 2.1L Auto - Driver/Camper Back to top Display posts from previous: All Posts 1 Day 7 Days 2 Weeks 1 Month 3 Months 6 Months 1 Year Oldest First Newest First1987 2WD Wolfsburg Vanagon Weekender "Mango", two fully locked 80 Series LandCruisers. 2016 Subaru Outback boxer. 1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20V with rear locking differential. 1988 Mitsubishi Van w/ dual spinny seats, mid engine and solid axle.1990 burgundy parts Vanagon. 1984 Porsche 944, 1992 Lexus LS400, 1988 Toyota …Location: Redwood City, California. Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:04 am Post subject: Re: Tightening the Vent Window. I have a great idea. Take the vent out out and replace it with a Hex screw that you can get an end wrench on and then you can fine tune it. Stacy. _________________. 1987 Syncro Westfalia Triple knob (bastard) 1989 Syncro …Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobileMar 30, 2022 · Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2022 5:01 pm Post subject: Bus Depot Vanagon Door Mirror Upgrade and Vanagon Power Mirrors Hi! I've searched the topics in this forum for discussions about Land Rover mirrors on Vanagon, but haven't seen any answers to my questions. Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobilePosts: 2977. Location: OR & CA (Oregon/California) Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 9:30 am Post subject: Re: Vanagon syndrome on road now Oregon. No Name Garage in Eugene - (541) 344-2251. but they are closed on Saturday/Sunday. before open up the AFM and put in the capacitor try this. - check all vacuum lines.Samba Member. Joined: July 25, 2004. Posts: 1224. Location: Portland, Or. Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:55 pm Post subject: T3 "special" models. I thought it might be fun to post pictures of all the crazy "special" model T3 variants that VW produced throughout the years. For example: Fire trucks, ambulance, vending trucks etc.Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:04 pm Post subject: Re: Emissions Hose to Charcoal Canister from Front. That charcoal cannister is designed to absorb fuel vapors and then to release them into the intake manifold to be burned rather than vented to the atmosphere. It is a storage tank for vapors. If the charcoal is old it will no longer hold vapor.The operating cam is worn beyond it keeping a consistant adjustment. Replace it, & the retaining washer, and you should be good to go for some time. Any time the TPS is outa wack, the throttle body should be removed and the switch arm & operating cam should be inspected for wear, as should the throttle body bore & plate.pull out the bottom of the face plate until it clears the wood framing and push down/hammer down (using a long block of wood) on the top edge to release the stove being in the groove at the top of the face plate. The stove top is dadoed into the side panel and the folded down lip goes into the top of the face plate.He offered the drawings for manufacturing up on thesamba a few years ago. Back to top: calsurf Samba Member ... 76 Westy with a 2.5L Subaru SOHC + Vanagon (010 ...I began to keep an eye out on TheSamba.com classifieds for a pair of seats I could buy, that way I could drop off my seats at the upholstry shop and use the ones I …The Westfalia equipment for the North American Vanagon was completed in the US: Manchester tank, Delta Six accessories, interior lights : all made in and installed in the USA. Each market called for specificities: Germany had their own propane tanks and working pressure, tanks that look way different too, even France had variants.'80-'92 VANAGON ABS GREY / Black Interior panels, Fender flare kit from TerraWagen.com. Photo, Description, Price, Date/Location. Photo, new ...Still waiting for Spring to arrive but getting itchy to do some Vanagon stuff! Made a set of curtains for the new to us Tin Top, it needs more work than the curtains but it cold outside and making the curtains is easy. Starting to collect and order parts for the bus the Wife so aptly named Tin Can.Location: Toronto. Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2016 11:45 am Post subject: Re: Rear axle nut (s) - the battle begins. Torque is 369 ft lbs, which is roughly equivalent to a 185 pound person standing on a breaker bar two feet out from the nut. That is if the nut isn't rusty. To increase your chances of success, maybe try heating the nut up with a torch.Vanagon Nut. Samba Member. Joined: February 08, 2008. Posts: 10157. Location: Sunshine Coast B.C. Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2012 4:40 pm Post subject: Daddy Like. And you thought it would be new wheels! Pretty happy to see this.Currently running Porsche seats and both my wife & I love them. Easy to install vanagon armrest on them. To install on the pivot seat bases, i removed the tracks from the pivoting base, easy to do with a spot weld bit and drilled and secured the seats to the base with bolts * large washers.If you put the transmission in gear and turn both cv flanges at the same time, you can turn the input shaft to help the splines line up with the clutch disc splines. You can also have someone turn the crankshaft. The idea is to get the input shaft splines to line up so the trans slips the rest of the way in.1987 Vanagon Syncro 4x4: 28,000/offer Mon Oct 02, 2023 11:41 am USA - Imperial Beach, California Map Seller: pindrums: 1990 VW Vanagon: 8000.00 Mon Oct 02, 2023 11:35 am USA - Lakeworth, Florida Map Seller: robmention: 1984 Vanagon GL with Sunroof: $4500 Mon Oct 02, 2023 10:55 am USA - Bartelso, Illinois Map Seller: LilBeens: 1987 Vanagon …The van starts up fine, initially idles at a slightly higher rpm (1,800) when engine is cold and then once the engine warms up the idle hunts or surges from 1,000 rpms to 1,400 rpms. -Checking the air intake sensor and temperature sensor by putting a different one on. -Replacing the Temp.Samba Member. Joined: July 25, 2004. Posts: 1224. Location: Portland, Or. Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2008 7:55 pm Post subject: T3 "special" models. I thought it might be fun to post pictures of all the crazy "special" model T3 variants that VW produced throughout the years. For example: Fire trucks, ambulance, vending trucks etc.Hi Larry, Yeah. If you upgrade your wheels and tires to a larger size than the original 14" wheels, you'll find an improvement in handling and fewer heart attacks on the highway when being passed by semi trucks.Samba Member. Joined: February 19, 2016. Posts: 1. Location: Oakland, CA. Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:22 pm Post subject: Coolant leak help. I'm a new owner of an 85' Vanagon, early year model. Coolant started spilling out of this capped hose due to the cracked hose.Thesamba vanagon

Nov 20, 2022 · Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2022 12:49 pm Post subject: Re: Jalousie (louvered) windows in a Vanagon. ALIKA T3 wrote: MarkWard wrote: I totally missed that the vanagon window frame was mated to the jalousie frame. Using Lexan in place of stock glass, you could make any size you needed to work in the sliding door window. . Thesamba vanagon

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Location: Simi Valley, CA. Posted: Yesterday 7:00 pm Post subject: 1990 Vanagon Rebuild Woes. My 1990 Vanagon has recently had an engine and transmission rebuild. I will withhold the shop name for now. I have had multiple issues since the rebuild and have had to return it to the shop many times. 1. First pickup: van idled high and would stall.Head gasket. So the 1990 Vanagon, auto, has been giving me grief for months. She boils after a few miles driving and the expansion tank empties but the overflow tank fills. I replaced the relay 42 or 43, radiator fan temp switch, air intake hose, both coolant hoses on expansion tank, radiator fan resistor, level sensor for expansion tank, the ...The two main culprits to bad shifting seemed to be related to teh shifting linkage and the gear oil. I have an 85' 1.9 L Westy and it has been getting harder to shift into second gear. Double clutching and giving it a little gas while in neutral helps get it into second. It also seems like the cold weather makes shifting harder as well.Location: Redwood City, California. Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2016 10:04 am Post subject: Re: Tightening the Vent Window. I have a great idea. Take the vent out out and replace it with a Hex screw that you can get an end wrench on and then you can fine tune it. Stacy. _________________. 1987 Syncro Westfalia Triple knob (bastard) 1989 Syncro …did you do the computer "reset" it helped my 01 2.5 1 - turn key on for 5 seconds 2 - start dont touch gas 3 - let idle for 15 min 4 - turn offNew Vehicle Ads from the past 2 days This listing does not include ads in. Ads 1 to 41 of 41 Per page: New Vehicle Ads from the past 2 days. Vehicles - Type 2/Bus - Bay Window - 1968-79. Yesterday 10:41 pm USA - Eugene, OregonSeller: Vehicles - Off Road. Yesterday 10:25 pm USA - Encinitas, CaliforniaSeller: 1990 VW Vanagon Carrat Automatic ...I'm using a Vanagon rear heater to heat the front of my '78 Bus. It is mounted to the splash pan. I've noticed a squeaky noise at the low or medium settings but it goes away on high. Incidentally, I started with a generic heater up there, but went to the Vanagon heater after seeing how much better both the heat and air flow were in the back.The oil stain measures about 4x3 inches. When this image was taken, I hadn't even put a mile on the new engine. The core engine came with a 12 month/12,000 mile warranty. Small catch, if I want to return the engine for a warranty claim I have to ship it back to the builder on my own dime, about a $500 cost. But that would be the least of it.ECU thus knows when engine is cold or is still warming up, by reduced current from the Temp Sensor II. Thus makes the engine run rich until engine temperature increases. Once engine is warmed and running, the fuel/air mix is lean. A failed Temp Sensor II would make the engine run rich once it is fully warmed up.Oct 24, 2022 · Contrary to popular thought the top is not made of ABS, but is a formed thermoset urethane material that cannot be melted without destroying the material. It can be heated to about 450 degrees, but is not a good candidate for plastic welding as heating it beyond this point can destroy the thermoset material. .... The Vanagon is a heavy vehicle and needs a higher load rating for the tires sidewall. Too low a sidewall load rating and a blowout could easily happen. Make sure …Samba Member. Joined: February 19, 2016. Posts: 1. Location: Oakland, CA. Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:22 pm Post subject: Coolant leak help. I'm a new owner of an 85' Vanagon, early year model. Coolant started spilling out of this capped hose due to the cracked hose.Lately, I could schedule at least 4 or 5 Vanagon alignments a week. Everyone who has contacted me just had a shop do it. I drove a few of them....WOW, thats what a shop is calling "aligned". My local muffler brake alignment place charges $175 for a 4 wheel alignment. I have double checked my "race alignment" with the machine and drove both …crank pulley removal. I have an 88 Vanagon with a 2.5 Gowesty engine. I have an oil leak from the either or both of the crank pulley seal and oil pump cover. I am trying to get the crank pulley off. I got the bolt off but the pulley will not come off. Looking in the Bentley manual it doesn't mention having to use a puller.Jan 19, 2018 · The gowesty one has multiple reported failures in the Subaru vanagon lists. Ive been using a 3 dollar proximity sensor running straight off the cv bolts with a bracket I made myself for over 2 years with zero failure on my DIY conversion. I keep a backup in my glove box just in case. *edit*, im using the "poor man" VSS _____ Jan 2, 2021. #14. coguzzi said: thats where the name comes from, but its the most extensive VW forum out there--at least in the US. thesamba.com. that said, mechanical parts are not any different on a syncro DOKA than a normal syncro vanagon. unless your talking a factory syncro 16, or a factory diesel varient.The van shelter will look kinda cool in its own way, but as I said, it's hidden from view. I'm tempted to hang a roof off the big trees where the Gold van is now. It too --- cannot have any "posts". But it will have to be 'attractive'. Maybe "timber-frame" construction. But "simple & grand", not like the Coscto timber-frame-style shelters.Brilliant! _____ 1987 2WD Wolfsburg Vanagon Weekender "Mango", two fully locked 80 Series LandCruisers. 2016 Subaru Outback boxer. 1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20V with rear locking differential. 1988 Mitsubishi Van w/ dual spinny seats, mid engine and solid axle.1990 burgundy parts Vanagon. 1984 Porsche 944, 1992 Lexus LS400, 1988 Toyota …The glass panels in the Non Westfalia, Vanagon passenger van are sized as follows: - The fixed glass is around 19 and 1/2 Inches. -The sliding panel of glass is a little over 22 Inches. Also, the latch on the …The other switch is open with no oil pressure and closes when oil pressure rises to about 0.9 bar, thus called the 0.9 bar switch. The 0.9 bar switch is located below the water pump & crank pulley, near the oil pump. The monitoring system watches the 0.3 bar switch below 2000 RPM and ignores the 0.9 bar switch.Location: San Diego. Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2009 3:38 pm Post subject: Oil presure light at idle. My oil presure light is blinking at idle. Once past 1000 rpm it goes out. The light only activates after drives that last 1/2 hour or longer and I am not getting the light to activate, at any time, over 1000 rpm.When the Vanagon was introduced to the press years ago, the press was shown a head on crash test of a Vanagon and a full size Audi. The press was uninanimous in that none of them would have wanted to be in the Audi. I saw those pics on the gallery first, and thought this was a recent accident. glad you made it okay.Samba Member. Joined: November 13, 2015. Posts: 35. Location: San Francisco. Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:56 pm Post subject: Truckfridge TF49 AC/DC installation HELP!! So today I was starting my installation of my truck fridge in my Westfalia I encountered a issue when installing the refrigerator. I noticed the back of the fridge is …The crash test was full-frontal (50/50) at 31 mph (58 km/h). The result was that the driver of the Volvo would have received a head injury criterion (HIC) of 3868. An HIC of 1000 is considered deadly. The Vanagon driver would receive a HIC of only 155. Furthermore, the "chest impact" for the Volvo driver was 65. edit: there are 3 parts used over the Vanagon years. The first one should be avoided and people with 83/84 and early 85 should replace it with a later 43 or latest 42, I haven't found any difference in how those 2 operate. Large 43 , first version, undesirable Small 43 , updated Small 42 , latest MarkAudi's and VW's use the 22mm ball seats. Stock Vanagon ball seat lug nuts are 26mm in diameter and the stock ball seat lug bolts (front) are 24.5mm in diameter. Just be sure that you check whether or not a particular ball seat lug fits the intened wheel properly. Some wheels fit a wide range of ball seat lugs, others are more finicky.1987 2WD Wolfsburg Vanagon Weekender "Mango", two fully locked 80 Series LandCruisers. 2016 Subaru Outback boxer. 1990 Audi 90 Quattro 20V with rear locking differential. 1988 Mitsubishi Van w/ dual spinny seats, mid engine and solid axle.1990 burgundy parts Vanagon. 1984 Porsche 944, 1992 Lexus LS400, 1988 Toyota …Nov 28, 2023 · Posted: Today 2:44 pm Post subject: Re: Trelino composting toilet. $450 - $700 for a port-a-potty??? No thanks. Besides the idea of having to bring along some sawdust to cover the doings (or else it smells) and then finding an appropriate place to dump for composting seems like a lot of extra effort. At Acadia National Park CG, they are piled up outside the trash bins. Plenty are 1/2 full, 1/4 fill exactly. When I showed a young nephew this, he went around getting them and three families had free fuel for the week!Dec 17, 2022 · Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile did you do the computer "reset" it helped my 01 2.5 1 - turn key on for 5 seconds 2 - start dont touch gas 3 - let idle for 15 min 4 - turn offLocation: NW Surrey, UK. Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:02 am Post subject: If anyone's interested I can take a few shots of the genuine OEM SA mudflaps on my 1995 SA Microbus. The body has brackets spot-welded onto the rear chassis rails ready to take the flaps, which are made from a very dense rubber compound.Dec 23, 2017 · lists the curb wt. as 3296 lbs. That's for a Vanagon "USA Camper"! -- the link says it is a Westy. My '86 Westy feels more like 5000 lbs. -- is the brochure accurate?? Last edited by randywebb on Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:25 pm; edited 1 time in total. Mar 17, 2014 · Adding Air Conditioning. I've got a fairly nice 87 tin-top with a 2.5 SOHC Subaru conversion in it. It's an automatic, and it didn't come with AC. So, I found a donor van that has everything but the engine, including the AC. I've even got the compressor from the Subaru I pulled the engine from. What I'd like to know is, has anyone pulled a ... The 86-91 Vanagon uses 9004 bulbs with 45W low beam (~700 lumens) and 65W high beam (~1200 lumens). This bulb has transverse filaments running across the length of the bulb. The 9007 bulb looks almost exactly the same physically, but has a 55W low beam (~1000 lumens) and 65W high beam (~1350 lumens).He offered the drawings for manufacturing up on thesamba a few years ago. Back to top: calsurf Samba Member ... 76 Westy with a 2.5L Subaru SOHC + Vanagon (010 ...The gowesty one has multiple reported failures in the Subaru vanagon lists. Ive been using a 3 dollar proximity sensor running straight off the cv bolts with a bracket I made myself for over 2 years with zero failure on my DIY conversion. I keep a backup in my glove box just in case. *edit*, im using the "poor man" VSS _____The other switch is open with no oil pressure and closes when oil pressure rises to about 0.9 bar, thus called the 0.9 bar switch. The 0.9 bar switch is located below the water pump & crank pulley, near the oil pump. The monitoring system watches the 0.3 bar switch below 2000 RPM and ignores the 0.9 bar switch.1982 Volkswagen Vanagon: $20000 Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:47 pm USA - Bonney Lake, Washington Map Seller: Gallommen: 87 VW Vanagon with remodeled: 28000 obo Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:28 pm USA - Auburn, California Map Seller: Sophia8er: 1989 Vanagon Westfalia Automatic: 38,000 Fri Nov 17, 2023 1:03 pm USA - Brooklyn, New York Map Seller: Brooklyn_VanagonSamba Member. Joined: February 19, 2016. Posts: 1. Location: Oakland, CA. Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 7:22 pm Post subject: Coolant leak help. I'm a new owner of an 85' Vanagon, early year model. Coolant started spilling out of this capped hose due to the cracked hose.VicVan Samba MemberJoined: July 01, 2015Posts: 1788Location: Vancouver Island, BC. Posted: Sun Dec 03, 2023 3:42 pmPost subject: Re: Instrument Cluster Blank Mod Ideas. - "pop-top still open" warning light - "You're plugged in to shore power and the cord sure ain't long enough" warning light - Infrared sensors on the roof top connected to a ...Ok i know this might seem ridiculous to some. But i would like to lift my 2wd to be able to fit 16" wheels. mainly cause it looks so damn cool! After my research i came up with two alternatives. 1. Go Westy lift springs front and back plus upper ball joint spacers.12 mar 2017 ... Mar 12, 2017 - Classified ads, photos, shows, links, forums, and technical information for the Volkswagen automobile.of 8 Vanagon/T3 Trans Specs Trans Trans 0.82the airflow of the Vanagon defrost puts air up high on a tall windshield and has a deadband where the wipers rest. i'm continually reaching out the window, timing my grab and slapping the wiper down to knock slush off. _____-dan 60% of what you find on the internet is wrong, including this post. '87 Westy & '89 Westy both 2.1 4spdLocation: Simi Valley, CA. Posted: Yesterday 7:00 pm Post subject: 1990 Vanagon Rebuild Woes. My 1990 Vanagon has recently had an engine and transmission rebuild. I will withhold the shop name for now. I have had multiple issues since the rebuild and have had to return it to the shop many times. 1. First pickup: van idled high and would stall. Head gasket. So the 1990 Vanagon, auto, has been giving me grief for months. She boils after a few miles driving and the expansion tank empties but the overflow tank fills. I replaced the relay 42 or 43, radiator fan temp switch, air intake hose, both coolant hoses on expansion tank, radiator fan resistor, level sensor for expansion tank, the ...Vw vanagon diagrams thesambaVanagon westfalia cutaway dimensions syncro t25 transporter specifications kombi motora automobila presjeci vwvanagoncamper westy caravelle campervan furgoneta mentve camperizar Wiring diagram westfalia vanagon acr vw thesamba cooled harness question engine airMk1 ghia karmann polo thesamba …the airflow of the Vanagon defrost puts air up high on a tall windshield and has a deadband where the wipers rest. i'm continually reaching out the window, timing my grab and slapping the wiper down to knock slush off. _____-dan 60% of what you find on the internet is wrong, including this post. '87 Westy & '89 Westy both 2.1 4spdPosted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:48 pmPost subject: Could it be "Vanagon Syndrome?" I have a strange situation happening and I am reaching out here to the great minds on the Samba for thoughts and guidance. My Orly Blue 1988 (2.1l) Vanagon started exhibiting an intermittent engine stumble. The motor was rebuilt two years ago and starts right up ...The other switch is open with no oil pressure and closes when oil pressure rises to about 0.9 bar, thus called the 0.9 bar switch. The 0.9 bar switch is located below the water pump & crank pulley, near the oil pump. The monitoring system watches the 0.3 bar switch below 2000 RPM and ignores the 0.9 bar switch.The Westfalia equipment for the North American Vanagon was completed in the US: Manchester tank, Delta Six accessories, interior lights : all made in and installed in the USA. Each market called for specificities: Germany had their own propane tanks and working pressure, tanks that look way different too, even France had variants.Dec 23, 2017 · lists the curb wt. as 3296 lbs. That's for a Vanagon "USA Camper"! -- the link says it is a Westy. My '86 Westy feels more like 5000 lbs. -- is the brochure accurate?? Last edited by randywebb on Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:25 pm; edited 1 time in total. Head gasket. So the 1990 Vanagon, auto, has been giving me grief for months. She boils after a few miles driving and the expansion tank empties but the overflow tank fills. I replaced the relay 42 or 43, radiator fan temp switch, air intake hose, both coolant hoses on expansion tank, radiator fan resistor, level sensor for expansion tank, the ...Speaking of spares, carry at least:2 gall coolant,5 q oil,filter,ALT, 2 sets belts,fuel pump and filter,brake fluid,hall chip (if you have one),ECU,flash light and a FIRE EXTUNGUISHER. Don't forget a deadacated tool set. 1959 Panel bus, 1966 Single cab. 73' 181. 73 Westy. 91' H6 Vanagon 3.3L.1987 Vanagon (Tiico) Westy-Dream Van! **REDUCED**. 1985 Vanagon Weekender Wolfsburg Ed. 1987 Vanagon GL full Westfalia, manual, w/records. 1989 Vanagon GL. 1987 T3 Vanagon Syncro Westfalia. Turbo diesel. 1987 GoWesty Westfalia Vanagon Full Camper. 1985 VW Westfalia Weekender FULLY RESTORED!!Posted: Sat Jun 06, 2015 7:24 am Post subject: Diesel: GoWesty’s radiator baffles installation. I got the Radiator Baffle Set from GoWesty to get more air through my radiator, as the old ones were pretty much deteriorated. As of this writing, the page says this in red lettering: Fit notes: This kit fits all watercooled Vanagon vehicles.The Westfalia equipment for the North American Vanagon was completed in the US: Manchester tank, Delta Six accessories, interior lights : all made in and installed in the USA. Each market called for specificities: Germany had their own propane tanks and working pressure, tanks that look way different too, even France had variants.Contrary to popular thought the top is not made of ABS, but is a formed thermoset urethane material that cannot be melted without destroying the material. It can be heated to about 450 degrees, but is not a good candidate for plastic welding as heating it beyond this point can destroy the thermoset material. ....The wipers are new tricos. During use, even with a replacement arm, they slowly walk off to the left. I had to stop at 10:00 last night in a deluge with my 10mm wrench and adjust them.I began to keep an eye out on TheSamba.com classifieds for a pair of seats I could buy, that way I could drop off my seats at the upholstry shop and use the ones I …Jan 19, 2018 · The gowesty one has multiple reported failures in the Subaru vanagon lists. Ive been using a 3 dollar proximity sensor running straight off the cv bolts with a bracket I made myself for over 2 years with zero failure on my DIY conversion. I keep a backup in my glove box just in case. *edit*, im using the "poor man" VSS _____ The Westfalia equipment for the North American Vanagon was completed in the US: Manchester tank, Delta Six accessories, interior lights : all made in and installed in the USA. Each market called for specificities: Germany had their own propane tanks and working pressure, tanks that look way different too, even France had variants.May 20, 2014 · The culprit is likely to be some sort of constriction in the fuel flow from tank to pump. With the tanks being 25+ years old, there's usually a layer of crud around the bottom of the tank and sometimes enough of it gets sucked down to the screen covering the outlet to the fuel pump to occlude the openings in the screen and thus restrict fuel flow. Oct 7, 2023 · He offered the drawings for manufacturing up on thesamba a few years ago. Back to top: calsurf Samba Member ... 76 Westy with a 2.5L Subaru SOHC + Vanagon (010 ... Dec 23, 2017 · lists the curb wt. as 3296 lbs. That's for a Vanagon "USA Camper"! -- the link says it is a Westy. My '86 Westy feels more like 5000 lbs. -- is the brochure accurate?? Last edited by randywebb on Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:25 pm; edited 1 time in total. Mar 8, 2016 · 1: between the intake plenum and fuel pressure regulator. 2: between the throttle body and the line going to the evap valve. 3: between the evap valve and the hard line (purple) 4: Plenum to brake booster check valve (this is not the 3.5mm - it's much bigger) The only problem I had in replacing my 3.5 vacuum line was the connection between the ... Adding Air Conditioning. I've got a fairly nice 87 tin-top with a 2.5 SOHC Subaru conversion in it. It's an automatic, and it didn't come with AC. So, I found a donor van that has everything but the engine, including the AC. I've even got the compressor from the Subaru I pulled the engine from. What I'd like to know is, has anyone pulled a ...All of the parts for the entire job include: Jack. Jackstands (although I was able to remove and install the mount from the gearbox without having to raise the vehicle, but not everyone will be so lucky. 13mm socket with ratchet and short extension. Two 17mm wrenches (or socket and ratchet) Large hammer.I've heard lots of folks swear by Wet Okole covers. _____ Casey-- '89 Bluestar ALH w/12mm Waldo pump, PP764 and GT2052 '01 Weekender --> full camperThe Westfalia equipment for the North American Vanagon was completed in the US: Manchester tank, Delta Six accessories, interior lights : all made in and installed in the USA. Each market called for specificities: Germany had their own propane tanks and working pressure, tanks that look way different too, even France had variants.Location: Simi Valley, CA. Posted: Yesterday 7:00 pm Post subject: 1990 Vanagon Rebuild Woes. My 1990 Vanagon has recently had an engine and transmission rebuild. I will withhold the shop name for now. I have had multiple issues since the rebuild and have had to return it to the shop many times. 1. First pickup: van idled high and would stall. Samba Member. Joined: April 26, 2011. Posts: 84. Location: Honolulu. Posted: Tue Dec 27, 2011 3:40 pm Post subject: Vanagon Tiico Engine Questions. I'm helping work on my friend's '85 Vanagon Weekender with the Eurospec Tiico swap. It has a rough/dying issue at idle when the engine warms up. It smooths out somewhat as revs …Vanagon External Oil Cooler Install - Rear Fender Oil pump: Oil pump install Oil pumps Engine oil: Official Vanagon Oil & Filter Thread 2.0 Official Vanagon Oil & Filter Thread - locked, please use updated topic above Official air-cooled Vanagon oil discussion thread Official Vanagon oil weight/grade discussion Synthetic oil discussionOct 5, 2011 · Hi Larry, Yeah. If you upgrade your wheels and tires to a larger size than the original 14" wheels, you'll find an improvement in handling and fewer heart attacks on the highway when being passed by semi trucks. . Lez tongue kiss