Monthly Archives: March 2014

Vanagon Alternator Bearnings

Reassembled the alternator and installed it yesterday – nice and quiet now. The bearings went on easily: tapped them on with a small hammer using a deep socket pushing on the inner race for the large bearing , and a … Continue reading

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1986 Vanagon 90 amp Alternator bearings

Pulled the bearings off the alternator from the ’86 Get Away van today. The small one was super easy to remove. There wasn’t much room to get the puller jaws under the larger one so I had to get behind … Continue reading

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Get Away Van Update – always something

I drove the Get-Away van down to Bellingham, Washington and back on Monday and noticed what might possibly be the sound of a wheel bearing on its way out. I will investigate that as soon as I get a chance.  … Continue reading

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Get-away van ads posted and Doka update

Finally posted the ads for the Get Away van. The one with the most details is on thesamba: http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1605368 Loads of photos at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/68430543@N08/sets/ Videos: exterior walkaround: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gN_gZoP9wvA&feature=youtu.be interior part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VKwDutMaoRo&feature=youtu.be interior part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4asYerbS12Y&feature=youtu.be Interestingly I have had … Continue reading

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