Clicking and clacking from the rear of your Vanagon is a common sign that your CV joints need attention. If you hear them making noise chances are that they are already bad and need replacing. Continuing to drive on them will only make them worse and eventually break, leaving you …Read More »
LED Vanagon Update for Rear Side Marker Lights Brighter Better and Longer
Visibility is not a huge strong point for the Volkwagen Vanagon. Replacing them with modern LED lighting can increase your visibility to other drivers and other road hazards. It just so happens, like many other German vehicles, that a Mercedes side marker light is an easy replacement for the old low …Read More »
Dispersed Camping or Boondocking is a Great Way to Enjoy Camping!
Dispersed camping is legally camping on publicly owned land that allows dispersed camping. . It’s often referred to as boondocking. This isn’t to be confused with stealth camping which is basically just parking to sleep. Stealth camping is basically camping in places that camping isn’t allowed such as city streets, …Read More »
Using Body Filler to Repair Body Damage
Mixing the body filler is one of the hardest parts of filler work. It depends on many conditions and how fast you work as well, which only makes matters more difficult to interpret. The only way to get good at it is to practice. Be prepared to work quickly and …Read More »
MaxTrax Recovery Boards for the Transporter
Having something to help get you unstuck when dirving in the snow or offroad is a given. If you are going to have something then it better work, especially if it is bolted or strapped to the outside of your Transporter van. There are several recovery board options avaiable but …Read More »
Upgrading the Vanagon Windshield Squirters
Upgrading Your Vanagon Washer Nozzles Many of us adventure seeking drives end up on dusty dirt roads, misty and rainy highways, or bug infested interstates. The windshield takes a pretty good smudging on a well used Transporter. The OEM nozzles work but many drivers prefer a better option and want …Read More »
Vanagon Upgrade Rims and Tires
Vanagon Upgrade Rims and Tires An eye catching trait of the Vanagon is it’s seemingly tiny wheels supplied from the factory. The tires have to support a lot of weight and minimize sideward deflection. There’s not a lot of debate about the handling of the 185R14 stock tires either, they …Read More »
Vanagon T Boned by Vw Golf
What Happens to the Vanagon? Of course it catches fire but did they both get up and walk away while the flames were roiling? The crash alone was horrific and how the guy walked away is astounding.Read More »
Rear Hatch Glass Replacement Option?
I’ve Never Seen This Hatch Glass Before The rear glass hatch of this van has been replaced with a plastic type window. The plastic replacement isn’t flush in the hole. The window is set back about an inch or more outward. At first glance it isn’t very noticeable. Once you …Read More »
ENO Roadie Hammock Holder
Ever had trouble finding a spot to put your hammock? Two trees sometimes aren’t as close as they need to be for setting up your hammock. Now Eagles Nest Outfitters has made a stand that uses your vehicle’s wheels to support your hammock. Simply drive over the supports for the …Read More »
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