- CorporateModeratorNovember 2, 2019 at 4:47 pmPost count: 835
I love going on adventures in our bus!!!Audrey JonesModeratorNovember 3, 2019 at 5:46 pmPost count: 193
We went out to Rabbit Valley today, had lunch and went for a hike! The van did AWESOME!! Drove really great!! I also loved having the engine up higher for some of the dirt roads out there 😁
Yay for a successful adventure in my van!!😎
oh man am I ready to camp now!!AndymParticipantNovember 3, 2019 at 6:07 pmPost count: 935
What a wild ride!! Good times at KCW!! JJ and GJ, Franz and Pat are some of the best people around!! I love Audrey’s positive energy levels.
The drive home made my butthole pucker, the snow in Utah was something I’ve never experienced.
Goldie the vanagon…anyone remember the skulls and cross bones that were on it??i think it’s haunted.
I’m sure it’s gonna let this motor loose at some point. JJ and I can hear something going on but it works.
What happened with the motor I rebuilt..only thing I can really figure out is the oil pick up tube and oil pan are too close to each other. I’ll look at that this week.
i already got a couple more things I’m gonna change next visit to KCW.
Audrey, did you say JJ was racing the vanagon??
Do somethingJohn JonesKeymasterNovember 4, 2019 at 8:10 amPost count: 6463
That return line I took off when we dropped the tank decided to crack and leak after being disturbed.. Easy fix…
I drove the shit out of it around here.. Race car style!! 😎
I got to experience that “bucking” as Audrey call’s it… it feels like.. it’s changing circuits, jets… or timing is moving around a little…?? If you give it more or less gas it goes away… weird… not constant.. hard to get it to do it again.. but when it does…. it does buck like it’s not getting gas or the tiing is shooting up or something… Andy did you ever notice it??
Runs great..AndymParticipantNovember 4, 2019 at 9:17 amPost count: 935
Na, I didn’t rail on it. It’s a 5500 pound pig, no racing it for me.
Spark plugs? I once had the wrong spark plugs in a Chevy truck, and it would crap out after a while when driving/fall on its face/buck.
Those plugs were new in January when I did the heads.
Do somethingJohn JonesKeymasterNovember 5, 2019 at 2:27 pmPost count: 6463
Momma sanding some stuff .. Where you at audrey? 😎 😎Audrey JonesModeratorNovember 26, 2019 at 9:20 amPost count: 193
making up for my lack of posting with some pictures!! Been too busy enjoying my van out in nature!! Lots of hikes, and a night of attempted camping where we decided we kinda want a heater this late in the year 🤣
oh yeah, JJ found a secret race track newly built behind the shop and decided to race it around 😅 thank goodness we didn’t tip over!🤣
the bucking doesn’t happen when racing around… randomly happens just driving down the road every once and while… sometimes I think it is cold related, but it occasionally happens even when it’s not too cold… I don’t know what it is but I can make it go away. it’s also been dripping a bit of oil when I park it overnight… but the oil level is staying good, no lights on…my dad looked around under it and said everything seems ok too.
Overall, it’s driving just great for me!!! Maybe it’s just being a Volkswagen?! 😁John JonesKeymasterDecember 10, 2019 at 7:38 amPost count: 6463
Vanagon has been running great!!! So… I decided Audrey should sell it…. 😎 😎
Anyone want an Andy Subi Swapped Vanagon?? Ready to RIP!!!!!!! 😎tlambertParticipantDecember 10, 2019 at 9:18 amPost count: 301
The bucking the vanagon is doing could possibly be water in the fuel tank. make sure the gas cap is good so it’s not letting moisture in. Try some type of fuel additive for removing water.
I’ve had this happen before.John JonesKeymasterDecember 10, 2019 at 11:37 amPost count: 6463
Awesome Vanagon for sale!!! Runs great and put together by the Subi swap master himself…. 😎 Ready to camp!!! 😎Pat KKeymasterDecember 11, 2019 at 5:59 amPost count: 1311John JonesKeymasterDecember 12, 2019 at 9:28 amPost count: 6463
She’s had some tire kickers.. I thought it might sell quicker than it has…
anyone… anyone?? 😎
Happy 24’th Birthday girl!!!!!!WillyModeratorDecember 12, 2019 at 10:26 amPost count: 1067
One more year till a quarter-life crisis!!KleakeParticipantDecember 12, 2019 at 5:55 pmPost count: 666
Happy birthday Audrey!!!
What is the asking price on the vanagon ?Audrey JonesModeratorDecember 13, 2019 at 1:54 pmPost count: 193
I’m sad to see the van go, but hoping to find someone else who can make a bunch more memories in it!!😎
We are asking $12,000 for it…
2.5L Subaru single overhead cam motor
Uses Microsquirt for the engine management
Manual 4 speed Transmission
Fresh Top End
New Fuel Tank Seals
New Fuel Pump
New Windshield Wipers
Thule Roof Rack with custom ladder for easy access
Good snow tires
New, clean, fresh interior
Westfalia Cabinet set in Excellent Quality
Built in stove and sink cabinet
Cubby cabinet with new swivel table
Under seat Cabinet with built in Z-bed covered in Memory Foam
Custom back corner cabinet
Custom full curtain set
Square Weave Carpet with tweed trim in front
Custom Wood Floor
Stay Fast Material with memory foam seats and back pad
Clear titleDarioParticipantDecember 13, 2019 at 2:40 pmPost count: 519
This thing is ready to go!!! All the bells and whistles!!!! 🏆alykatParticipantDecember 14, 2019 at 2:01 pmPost count: 453
Hummm. At that price, I’m amazed it hasn’t sold yet.Audrey JonesModeratorApril 20, 2020 at 4:42 pmPost count: 193
Goldie drives so fucking good you guys!!!!
I got to take her out for a drive today and was so impressed by how she just started up and rock and rolled after a couple months of sitting on the lot!!
Andy and KCW spent a year getting her DIALED IN and she is perfect now!!! If Greta hadn’t fallen in my lap when she did, Goldie would be treating me very well right now I can guarantee it!!
BTW- she’s still for sale!!! And would make an awesome van to live in or camp in!!! #VanLife Ready!!!!!! 😍😍😍😍😁😁😁😁John JonesKeymasterApril 21, 2020 at 11:50 amPost count: 6463
Audrey kinda has two campers at the moment… 😎 😎
This bus is dialed now… Someone should buy it… cash is king… 😎 $10K… turnkey camper… cash. 😎 Fly in, drive out to freedom… 😎 This is a freedom vehicle.. You can live in it, cook in it, sleep comfortably in it, and fit right in with the Van life crowd!!! 😎John JonesKeymasterApril 21, 2020 at 11:51 amPost count: 6463
Thanks guys!!! I’m sad to see the van go, but hoping to find someone else who can make a bunch more memories in it!!😎 We are asking $12,000 for it… 2.5L Subaru single overhead cam motor Uses Microsquirt for the engine management Manual 4 speed Transmission Fresh Top End New Fuel Tank Seals New Fuel Pump New Thermostat New Battery New Windshield New Windshield Wipers New Brakes Thule Roof Rack with custom ladder for easy access Good snow tires New, clean, fresh interior Westfalia Cabinet set in Excellent Quality Built in stove and sink cabinet Cubby cabinet with new swivel table Under seat Cabinet with built in Z-bed covered in Memory Foam Custom back corner cabinet Custom full curtain set Square Weave Carpet with tweed trim in front Custom Wood Floor Stay Fast Material with memory foam seats and back pad Clear title
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