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come on little vanagon! aka tuning help needed
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Bought my first westy a month or so ago ('89 manual) and have pretty happy with it so far. Due to gas leaks, a nasty looking tank, and a shot fuel pump i've spent the last week or so replacing all…Continue

Tags: idle, help, mixture, fuel/air, flow

Started this discussion. Last reply by ANTHONY HAYWOOD ARNOLD Jan 29, 2010.

 

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Casey Gerstle replied to Carole & the 'YesWeCanCamperVan''s discussion Cross Country routes - what's your experience
"Nice!"
Oct 19, 2011
Casey Gerstle replied to Carole & the 'YesWeCanCamperVan''s discussion Cross Country routes - what's your experience
"Yeah, looks like you're planning on sticking more east and south than i did. Good luck!"
Oct 19, 2011
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Oct 18, 2011
Casey Gerstle replied to Carole & the 'YesWeCanCamperVan''s discussion Cross Country routes - what's your experience
"Make sure and hit the dragon's tail highway (think it's highway 129)! It's between NC and TN. I included it on my recent 11,500 mile motorcycle trip. Fantastic place. The route i took can be found here:   First…"
Oct 18, 2011
Casey Gerstle commented on westywoman's event bURNING vAN-San Francisco, CA
"So sad that i'm out of the country and will miss this. :(   Someone hug a van for me."
Jan 15, 2011
Casey Gerstle left a comment for Casey Gerstle
"Haha, thanks guys! Funny that i hadn't seen these until now. :("
Nov 21, 2010
Casey Gerstle and Ned Zoller are now friends
Jul 14, 2010
ANTHONY HAYWOOD ARNOLD replied to Casey Gerstle's discussion come on little vanagon! aka tuning help needed
"A "shot fuel pump" can be killed prematurely by a fuel filter that should have been changed long ago. My type 2 fuel filters were changed based on mileage in the past UNTIL some contaminated gas clogged the filter that I could not visually…"
Jan 29, 2010
Casey Gerstle replied to Casey Gerstle's discussion come on little vanagon! aka tuning help needed
"Nice! The benplace.com site looks pretty handy..."
Jan 4, 2010
Casey Gerstle replied to Casey Gerstle's discussion come on little vanagon! aka tuning help needed
"Thanks Blake. I think the fuel is getting to the engine correctly and that the air filter is good; however, since this van is new to me, i decided to bite the bullet and go ahead and get it checked out and tuned up by a professional. Don't want…"
Jan 4, 2010
Casey Gerstle and Ma'ili Point Westy are now friends
Jan 4, 2010
Blake and Shelby replied to Casey Gerstle's discussion come on little vanagon! aka tuning help needed
"Wish I had the perfect answer for you situation. I would check your fuel pressure first at the metal T above the engine. I'm guessing you might have a restriction in your fuel lines, pump, or filter. The Bentley manual describes this process…"
Jan 3, 2010
westywoman replied to Casey Gerstle's discussion come on little vanagon! aka tuning help needed
"Vanagon.com, TheSamba.com,http://www.benplace.com/vw2.htm for starters. The Vanagon.com archives are searchable but sort user-unfriendly. Good luck! Melissa"
Dec 31, 2009
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come on little vanagon! aka tuning help needed

Bought my first westy a month or so ago ('89 manual) and have pretty happy with it so far. Due to gas leaks, a nasty looking tank, and a shot fuel pump i've spent the last week or so replacing all grommets, all lines, the tank, and fuel pump. She started right up afterwords, but now i've got what i believe is a fuel/air mixture problem. When i first started it back up, if i slammed the gas, the engine would lose all power and eventually cut out. I also noticed that when i did this looking at…See More
Dec 31, 2009
Peter left a comment for Casey Gerstle
"Dude! The flames, the flames..."
Dec 9, 2009
Casey Gerstle and westywoman are now friends
Dec 6, 2009

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Describe your bus/van (if you do not have one, describe your dream bus/van)
1989

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 3:25pm on November 25, 2009, Big Blue's Driver said…
Man, diggin' the flames. Awesome!
At 7:59pm on December 9, 2009, Peter said…
Dude! The flames, the flames...
At 2:05pm on November 21, 2010, Casey Gerstle said…
Haha, thanks guys! Funny that i hadn't seen these until now. :(

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