[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
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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