[tcb] Re: @CHECK+ Re: Oh Vanagon God...

My '62 Deluxe used to love going 75-80, but that was before I learned
how much it would shorten the life of my transaxle.  No problem getting
there or staying there, just too cheep to keep it there.

Peter

-----Original Message-----
From: tcb-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tcb-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Denis Dodson
Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 4:38 PM
To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [tcb] Re: @CHECK+ Re: Oh Vanagon God...

If I could do 75 in my splitty without it trying to go airborne and roll

over, I would.




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sammie Smith" <slsmith@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 4:31 PM
Subject: @CHECK+ [tcb] Re: Oh Vanagon God...


>
> The answer to the heat is:  Carry the right friend and you don't need
> anymore heat than that.  The answer to the 75mph is: that's illegal.
At
> least in Tx.  And if you in that big of a hurry you don't need a VW.
> At 02:17 PM 4/20/2005, you wrote:
>
>>But: having heat in the winter and being able to cruise at 75 is nice.
>>Sammie Smith <slsmith@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:BUT; the easiest solution is to
buy
>>an AIRCOOLED split window and not have
>>to mess with any of that coolant stuff.
>>Sammie Smith
>>
>>
>>At 01:54 PM 4/20/2005, you wrote:
>>
>> >water pumps on a vanagon are a pain in the ass. the best thing to do
is
>> >remove the compressor, all of the A/C brackets, remove the pulley
from 
>> >the
>> >water pump and then access the remaining bolts. don't forget that
after
>> >you replace the pump, you have to bleed the air out of radiator.
there 
>> >is
>> >a bleeder screw on top of the radiator behind the upper grill on the
>> >passenger side. jack the front end up about 8 inches, start the
engine,
>> >get it warmed up so the thermostat is open and then slowly open the
>> >bleeder until all of the air is removed. hope this helps. if not, I
know
>> >that BAP/GEON carries the bentley manual/bible for vanagons. The
next
>> >available time I have is about 3 weeks away. ---mark aka "the
vanagon 
>> >guy"
>> >jumpinjoe wrote:
>> >
>> >Mark maybe you can help?
>> >
>> >http://www.aircoolers.org/forums/showthread.php?t=2896
>> >
>> >
>> >http://www.jumpinjoebarnett.com
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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