AndymParticipantNovember 26, 2018 at 8:32 amPost count: 635
Audrey sounds like the swapped worked great! The air plane sounding fan is perfectly acceptable to have turned on and off. That means it’s all working good.
Yeah Xmas time have old JJ put a thermostat in it…the one in it I cut the guts out out. $5 bucks to replace it. OR for around town, put a piece of cardboard or something to block 1/2 the air flow to the radiator upfront so it won’t constantly be cooling??
Do somethingcookiemonster131ParticipantNovember 26, 2018 at 9:29 amPost count: 40
Dont you think in that environment that she definitely needs as thermostat so the engine and oil stay warm?Pat KKeymasterNovember 26, 2018 at 9:49 amPost count: 519
This rig came out great!! Drive the wheels off it!!!
We will build it if it comes.John JonesKeymasterNovember 26, 2018 at 11:26 amPost count: 3653
Audrey sounds like the swapped worked great! The air plane sounding fan is perfectly acceptable to have turned on and off. That means it’s all working good. Yeah Xmas time have old JJ put a thermostat in it…the one in it I cut the guts out out. $5 bucks to replace it. OR for around town, put a piece of cardboard or something to block 1/2 the air flow to the radiator upfront so it won’t constantly be cooling??
damn cali guys and their perfect weather.. 😎 Sounds like the ol air cooled engine did a better job of keeping it’s in habitants comfy… 😎 Hell, I was trying to see if the heat coming out of my dash would melt a straw….. 😎 am I gonna have to burb it too…. 😎 like baby… 😎AndymParticipantNovember 26, 2018 at 3:04 pmPost count: 635
You got it JJ, the bleeder screw is on top of the radiator. I used that to fill it backwards. No Big deal, small coolant bath and 2 10mm screws and it’s fixed.
Why did i gut it? I’m stupid I guess.
Do somethingAudrey JonesKeymasterNovember 26, 2018 at 5:11 pmPost count: 51
Awesome, thanks Andy!! YES! The swap worked great!! Zack and I were doing just fine in the traffic… meanwhile there were plenty of BMWs and Range Rovers overheating on the side 🤣🤣🤣
As soon as I got off work I drove the van up into the canyon a little bit and had a snack at the table in the back! 😁 I need to clean the windows when it warms up a little…ColeBParticipantNovember 26, 2018 at 10:17 pmPost count: 771
Awesome! Looking good. Up Boulder canyon? I’ve done some climbing up there. Super pretty and super easy access from town 👍🏼Pat KKeymasterNovember 27, 2018 at 5:14 amPost count: 519
Your first solo trip. Awesome!!
We will build it if it comes.RustabusParticipantNovember 27, 2018 at 7:14 pmPost count: 937
Gonna be hard to wait til Spring to camp!!!!!Audrey JonesKeymasterNovember 28, 2018 at 4:56 pmPost count: 51
Yep, Boulder Canyon! Its beautiful in there! We actually live on Canyon rd. In Town so it’s a super quick drive up! I think I might have to drive it up the canyon to Eldora and snowboard this season sometime! we could have lunch in the van 😁
yeah, no kidding!! I can’t wait to go camping!! Pretty much as soon as there’s a “warm” weekend 😁
We took it to get fast food last night so we could park it and eat at the table in the back! 😁😁
any excuse to hang out in the vanagon 😎John JonesKeymasterDecember 4, 2018 at 9:38 amPost count: 3653
I heard Audrey and Landon have been driving this rig daily… and did a day trip last weekend… Thanks for all the help fro everyone on this, especially the subi swap guy.. 😎CorporateKeymasterDecember 4, 2018 at 7:07 pmPost count: 285
Here’s a pic Audrey sent me😁😁😁
I love going on adventures in our bus!!!AndymParticipantDecember 4, 2018 at 7:26 pmPost count: 635
Sweet!!! Audrey, you check the oil or coolant levels??
The oil level is my main concern. I’m sorry the heater isn’t working work a dam.. once you get back to KCW and have someone put a thermostat in, it will cook!!
Do somethingRustabusParticipantDecember 4, 2018 at 8:24 pmPost count: 937
Feels more like a Bus with no heat!!!!;)Audrey JonesKeymasterDecember 5, 2018 at 3:16 pmPost count: 51
Exactly Rusty! Just giving me memories of my childhood!! I’ll survive! Plus Landon needs Volkswagen boot camp, and the engine is already “too” quiet plus the many other luxuries, so the lack of heat is good for him 😁
I have been checking on the oil and coolant Andy, but I’m glad you brought it up. Oil seems great- plenty in there! But the coolant keeps going low… I’ve added water like you said but it feels like it may be time to add coolent since I have to keep adding water…? Is it possible I’m doing something wrong that’s making it go low?
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