[tcb] Re: Oh Vanagon God...
- From: Mark Sawyer <mechmark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 15:47:45 -0700 (PDT)
Good point. Sammie Smith <slsmith@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: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 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 > > > > > > > > > > > >________________________________________________________________ > >Sent via the EV1 webmail system at mail.ev1.net