Category: Vanagon

Nov 08

Google Spotting!

Google Maps of our Vanagon      

Nov 06

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.  

Sep 03

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 …

Continue reading

Aug 13

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  …

Continue reading