[T2] type2 Digest, Vol 76, Issue 5

Bill Bowman bill at bnnta.com
Sun Sep 22 22:42:34 PDT 2019


Jerome Jamboree...

I'll be there Thursday afternoon in my 67 tin-top Campmobile!

Bill

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>    1. T2 with Subaru engine shoehorned in (Robert Mann)
>    2. Re: T2 with Subaru engine shoehorned in (Andy McKinley)
>    3. Jerome Jamboree (Chris Dreike)
>    4. Re: T2 with Subaru engine shoehorned in (Chris Dreike)
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> Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 16:14:46 +1200
> From: Robert Mann <robtmann7 at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [T2] T2 with Subaru engine shoehorned in
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> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFeEBloo5jc
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>       One like this was created by a listee who had to sell c. 8 y ago  ...
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>       My guess is the suspension would be OK; the brakes would have to be
> maintained in top order (and of course post-1973 when discs belatedly were
> installed by the factory).
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> Robt Mann
> '73 1600dp Devon camper
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> Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2019 22:24:20 -0700
> From: Andy McKinley <airhedz at gmail.com>
> To: Robert Mann <robtmann7 at gmail.com>
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> Subject: Re: [T2] T2 with Subaru engine shoehorned in
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> Here in the states power assisted disc brakes (front only) were introduced
> with the 1971 model year, probably in preparation for the larger engines
> (1700cc) introduced in 1972.
> There is a shop in Berkeley, CA (Buslab; avoid them like the plague, they
> are hacks) that specializes in converting Vanagon models to Subaru engines.
> The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has actually given these
> conversions the thumbs up for post 1979 models, but oddly not for earlier
> models that had the same engines. Pre-1980 models must go before a CARB
> referee if any changes to the stock configuration are made. I, painfully,
> own a bus with a one year only (1979), California only, emissions system.
> Please help me find a port side heater box!
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> Andy McKinley
> airhedz at gmail.com
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> Love your country, but never trust its government.
> -- Robert A. Heinlein.
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> On Sat, Sep 21, 2019 at 9:15 PM Robert Mann <robtmann7 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFeEBloo5jc
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> >       One like this was created by a listee who had to sell c. 8 y ago
> ...
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> >       My guess is the suspension would be OK; the brakes would have to be
> > maintained in top order (and of course post-1973 when discs belatedly
> were
> > installed by the factory).
> >
> > Robt Mann
> > '73 1600dp Devon camper
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> Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 09:49:04 -0700
> From: Chris Dreike <cdreike at gmail.com>
> To: VW type 2 late aircooled <type2 at type2.com>,
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> Subject: [T2] Jerome Jamboree
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> Hey Volks,
> I'm heading to Jerome in a few days with my white and velvet green 64
> Double Door Kamper Kit. Anyone else going? Hope to see you there. I should
> arrive on Thursday afternoon. If you are there, look me up!
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
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> Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2019 09:55:11 -0700
> From: Chris Dreike <cdreike at gmail.com>
> To: VW type 2 late aircooled <type2 at type2.com>
> Subject: Re: [T2] T2 with Subaru engine shoehorned in
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> Wow. All those ponies in a 71!. All I have is a punky 1914. A lot of work
> putting that Suby into the back. Wonder what the bill of materials looks
> like.
> I would enjoy a smoother running and quieter engine in my VW's. Nice video.
>
> Andy, I'm sure you know that in a 71 there are no CARB requirements. No
> paperwork needed.
>
> Look up my post on The Samba in the Split Bus forum for "Improved Brakes"
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
>
> On Sat, Sep 21, 2019 at 9:15 PM Robert Mann <robtmann7 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFeEBloo5jc
> >
> >       One like this was created by a listee who had to sell c. 8 y ago
> ...
> >
> >       My guess is the suspension would be OK; the brakes would have to be
> > maintained in top order (and of course post-1973 when discs belatedly
> were
> > installed by the factory).
> >
> > Robt Mann
> > '73 1600dp Devon camper
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