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  • John Jones
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    I gotta start putting this in motion… I told Audrey Thanksgiving, but I think Halloween would be better…. 😎

    mtnbus
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    Wow ! The vanagon looks awesome !! Sweet!

    Andym
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    Can someone at KCW post a picture of the engine.. how complete? Does it still have the wiring plugs? Known runner?

    I’d recommend headgaskets, I do them on all my swaps. And can do em for ya.

    Man this is gonna be fun, reminds me of when I went to Bens place for his subi swap. Just trying to double check everything before I book a flight.

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    Pat K
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    Known runner. JJ says the rest is up to u Andy. Pic when daylight hits.

    We will build it if it comes.

    Andym
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    Ok I’ll order some up, think I’ll do a timing belt and water pump too. Full shabang.

     

    Still dark pat? 😎

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    John Jones
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    pic today!!!   😎  sorry Andy… 😎

    Pat K
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    We will build it if it comes.

    John Jones
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    Andy… is that enough info about the motor for ya??

    Corporate put some more stain on her floor and installed the rear most panel this morning in the bus… 😎

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    John Jones
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    andy…. 2 weeks ish come out?

    Andym
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    That’s one of them AVCS subaru motors… I’ll just plug the cam advance shit, something to do with the oil pressure changes the cam timing.  them Honda kids call it vtech or something..

     

    i think I’m gonna make an intake like I do for my type 3 swaps/beetle swaps. It’s simpler, less bullshit, and cleaner than that fat fucking intake.

     

    Yea JJ I think 2 weeks ish i should be able to be in your shop. Going to start mailing shit to KCW this week.

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    Andym
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    I wish driving wasn’t so far, bring a motor built and ready to roll would be tits…

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    Corporate
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    Added some shine to her floor!!!!

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    Andy, thanks for coming out here to work on her motor! Appreciate it!!!!!

    I love going on adventures in our bus!!!

    Andym
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    Ok I’ll have a final answer here in the next couple days.. October 2ed to October 10th.

    Heres my game plan,

    First, headgaskets, water pump timing belt, and get it in the van.

    Second. make my engine hanger, and exhaust.

    Third, coolant.

    lastly wiring.

    then make JJ drive a subi swapped vw.. 😁

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    Andym
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    ^^^^

    also order a new pressure plate, clutch disk and t-o bearing. You guys can use whatever you want, buy it and I’ll use it.

     

    Do these things have heater cores already in them? I’ve never done a vw this new.. the engine swap is no problem, I’m just thinking of the extras.

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    John Jones
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    ^^^^ also order a new pressure plate, clutch disk and t-o bearing. You guys can use whatever you want, buy it and I’ll use it. Do these things have heater cores already in them? I’ve never done a vw this new.. the engine swap is no problem, I’m just thinking of the extras.

     

    vanagon stuff I assume???

    Andym
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    Yeah the clutch is vw. What ever size that’s bigger than 200mm, 220 or whatever it is. Get one of those.

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    Corporate
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    Audrey is super excited!!! Well, maybe I am too! I enjoy doing the interior stuff….. AND getting another person on the road in their VW!!!!

    I love going on adventures in our bus!!!

    Corporate
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    Good evening! Hey Andy, are you headed our way tomorrow???

    I love going on adventures in our bus!!!

    Andym
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    Hey corporate, I’m not. I’ll book a flight today and let you know.

     

    Did you get a new clutch kit?

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    John Jones
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    Hey corporate, I’m not. I’ll book a flight today and let you know. Did you get a new clutch kit?

     

    Yes sir.. anything else?  😎

    Andym
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    That’s all I need on your end. I’m sure I’ll have to run around town for this or that, but it’s common stuff from Napa.

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    John Jones
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    I’m looking forward to my girl having a VW van…  I’m looking forward to the road trips, the memories, all of it….  I really appreciate Andy going out of his way to help me with this…  I know Franz is gonna have to work on this rig a little too… Thanks in advance for helping me out.. 😎 😎  Audrey is going to be home this weekend to get rid of her HONDA!!!!… 😎

    Andym
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    Saturday October 20th at 6:11pm the plan lands in GJ. Just in time for some food and beer!

    leaving October 30th at 6:45am, so I can get back here by noon.

    Basically leaves me with 8 days to do it. I can do it!

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    Audrey Jones
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    Wow!!! Sorry I haven’t posted in so long… Huge thanks to everyone for working on and coordinating all of this once again!!!👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 I am SO excited!! It is looking awesome! I can’t wait to be driving a VW again! And damn, Vanagons are HUGE inside, so much room for activities! 😁😁

    Thank you so much again Andy for coming to build my motor!! I am going to try my best to come to GJ that weekend to see you in person and make some homemade cookies for you! That’s my specialty…. 😉😁

    The floor looks amazing!! 😍 And we talked to Doug today about the seats, which I think will look amazing too! Turquoise with tan stitching, with lots of pockets of course!!

    If Camping is for Hippies, then I guess its official 😆…. according to my friends in Boulder my parents are hippies…. All I know is they are wayyy cooler than I am and I’m excited to be one step closer to their status 😎😎

    Andym
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    I like regular chocolate chip cookies if I can request the type..

    thanks Audrey, It will be fun doing a swap for you/your dad.

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