Author Archives: edbee

Syncro Vanagon Speedometer Drive Gear Replacement

As usual at this time of year I start thinking about getting the westy trip-worthy. One of the items was getting the speedo and odometer working again. The van has been without a speedometer and odometer for the last year. … Continue reading

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M16 (old Studebaker farm truck)– big trip to the mainland

In the last 10 days I got the “new” intake and exhaust manifolds installed, the gas tank cleaned out and an inspection of the dragging right front brake completed. All that work ended up happening in short order as I … Continue reading

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Bikes on Westy and Wasser Stopper

We got over to Pachena Bay on the west coast of Vancouver Island for a few days last week. It is a gorgeous place and the campsite is great: clean, friendly staff, etc. I finally got the “how to store … Continue reading

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Engine Skid Plate installed – Bostig syncro vanagon

I finished installing the skid plate and the crank pulley is now protected so I am happy about that, but I do need to look into things as the addition of the skid plate seems to have caused a vibration/noise … Continue reading

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Summer’s coming – westy trips on the mind

Summer will be here before you know it so I want to make sure the westy is ready to go so I got started today. Last 2 summers I had to stow oldest daughter’s bike on the roof which was … Continue reading

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M-16 Studebaker working…

Fired up the studebaker for a trip to the gravel pit a couple of days ago. Needed to get a yard of gravel for patching potholes in the driveway. Should have got 2 yards actually but it makes for a … Continue reading

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August Camping Trip

We got out for a little trip up Vancouver Island in early August this past summer.  Vancouver Island has so many beautiful places to explore. This trip we saw the picturesque Buttle Lake, gorgeous Myra Falls and Horne Lake Caves … Continue reading

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