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preach

1985 VW Westfalia

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There is a Vanagon that runs around town with a mid mount SBC. Pretty clean install overall it sits in a doghouse that doubles as a table.

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There is a Vanagon that runs around town with a mid mount SBC. Pretty clean install overall it sits in a doghouse that doubles as a table.

 

A nice 5.3 would be a bad bum setup in one. :Maine:

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I am thinking subaru or shoehorning in a built TDi.

 

Wasserboxer @ 89hp with a 4spd can such it.

 

Sadly, the 30yo van we own is now the nicest shape car we have.

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Anyway, the thing is pretty mint for a 29yo vehicle.

 

Drove it home easy from and hour away.

 

Loud tire noise from the nokian hakapakalakatians it has on it, I suspect it is the pass front as it is showing some cupping, we will see what the diagnosis is on inspection.

 

Did not fire up the stove nor sink, but the guy said they worked fine. I believe him.

 

Made a short list of what needs to be done cheap before the annual ridge :gnrr: runner meet this labor day.

 

Check out DasMule.com for a pregnant dogin' syncro westy.


Pics when I get off my lazy bum and figure out apple to NEOW/PC deal.

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Be careful what you pick to replace the tires. Their aren't very many tires made in that size that have a sidewall heavy enough for the weight of the van. Might be worth upsizing the rim.

 

My buddy Aaron is in the middle of a Subaru swap on RJ's old non-westy.

 

Ford Zetec is another worthwhile swap.

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So sweet. Can i ask how much you got it for? C-list seems to indicate that these things are $$$

$11k, but they do hold value.

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