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    Burning Man 2007

    This topic is to cover discussions about Burning Man 2007. You can find out more about Burning Man at the official web site. http://www.burningman.com/ If you wish to be updated on any new postings in this discussion click on the "Notify" tab.
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    A Brief History of the VW Type II Bus

    In doing some research for a Westfalia article, I came across this interesting post at the BBC's web site John ------------------------------------------ The birth of the VW Type II (Type I being the Beetle) arose after World War II when the British found themselves running the VW factory...
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    U.K. -Sussex Sussex Volkswagen Owners' Club

    Sussex Volkswagen Owners' Club, c/o PenyBryn, Ninfield Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN395JJ. email: svwoc@hotmail.com web site http://www.thesvwoc.co.uk [Moderator Note 3/29/07: Above link now leads to a page of babble without any VW club content. Try http://www.thesvwoc.org.uk/]
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    Fresh water lines -- tank to sink

    Transferred due to consolidate same topics. Fresh water line replacement Lemore Junior Member # 211 posted 08-09-2001 10:06 AM I've been considering replacing the lines from my fresh tank to the sink. They are looking a little "funky" in places and I'm paranoid about that type of thing. I was...
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    Water Tank, filler & fill line

    Transferred from other posts to consolidate topic. No key for water tank fill radair Junior Member # 425 posted 11-02-2000 07:54 PM My '84 Westy came without a key for the water tank fill. Are these unique keys, or would they be keyed alike and just need to find another Westy owner with one...
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    Canada

    June 1,2,3 -St. Mathieu de Beloeil (Quebec) During the weekend of June 1-2-3 in St. Mathieu de Beloeil (Quebec), the International Westfalia Camping Car Club will be holding its first Summer rally at the Alouette Campground (www.campingalouette.com) where approximately 350 vehicles will be in...
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    Sad Westy Stories

    I will have to cancel my Westy membership as I was in the floods at the Kruger Park on February 7th this year and unfortunately our VW Microbus with the Westfalia roof etc. went down the river and is a complete write-off. I have attached some photos taken of it as it landed up in the river bed...
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    Canada

    Westminister Volkswagen: Camper rentals. Phone: (604) 939-4340 Fax: (604) 461-0380 http://www.westminstervw.com/camp.htm If you've had experience with them, please post.
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    Arizona

    Mesa My wife and I have just completed 2 months in the southwest and have 2 mechanics to rave about for the great service they gave our 1987 vanagon. The first is in Mesa Az, German Auto Repair at 2221 W. Broadway Rd Phone #968-4613. Bill and Kay Rozar
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    The Care & Feeding of Batteries

    The Care & Feeding of Batteries Capt. Mike Soehnlein 5/8/00 (7:21 AM) There are so many rumors, stories, old tales & misconceptions about batteries, I thought I would try to consolidate the many resources I have into some semblance of order. First, there is no perfect, right answer for...
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    INTRODUCTION TO RECREATIONAL GEOCACHING

    Ok, I really needed a new toy and couldn't resist any longer. Finally bought my GPS aGarmin eMap. Then I found out about the latest game for GPS owners. Seems like agreat activity for Westfalia Owners. John INTRODUCTION TO RECREATIONAL GEOCACHING (Preliminary Version 6/1/00 by Dave Ulmer)...
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    O² Sensor

    FROM THE CHAT ROOM: I ordered an O2 sensor from Bus Depot and it was only $40.00 The one they had in stock was $l94.00--quite a difference. The VW technician told me they were expected to splice the old plug-in onto the new O2 sensor, as the plugs didn't match. I told them to go ahead and put...
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    Breaking in a New/Rebuilt Engine & Driving Tips

    FROM THE CHAT ROOM: How do I break it in? Drive 50MPH the first 500 miles? Warm it up before I take off? I do appreciate your advice. chinook
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    Non-Westfalia or VW Conversions

    FROM THE CHAT ROOM: mojorisin: just got back from looking at a t vanagon california conversion camper,its not a westfalia,i fell in love with this van immediately,the interior is so diferent,its not a poptop,its a raised top,with a bunk,alot of wood even a thermostat for the heater,wow i...
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    A/C compressors, lines, leaks, incl. 134a conversion

    Last June I brought the Westy in to the VW dealer because the a/c wasn't functioning. They changed some resistors on the cooling fan and replaced the freon. The freon they put in ($250) has a dye that shows any leaks. 3 months later it wasn't cooling anymore. Since I had been out of town...
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