Category: Vanagon

New Rims!! Does that say Mercedes?

Found these on Craigslist. I had to put 10mm spaces on front and back and use longer Lug nuts up front with longer Studs in back. I think they turned out pretty sweet. She handles much better than my skinny original 185x14s. Thanks to Chris at for helping out with info and hardware.

Modernizing audio system in a 1982 Volkswagen Vanagon Westfalia

I had some issues with trying to get my new Sony head unit to work with my original speaker wiring. It turns out that the original speaker wiring consisted of 3 wires. A common ground, a left and a right. For some reason even with my West Virginian wiring skills to make this work I …

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Vanagon Done List

In April of 2012 I felt the urge to shed some vehicles. Yes I sold my beloved 1975 Datsun 280Z… 🙁 and my mind splitting 1986 Yamaha Fazer. Using Craigslist to get rid of both in less than 24 hrs. Very shortly after that, I started looking at Volkswagen Bus’. I considered a mint 1969  …

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