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    1. Exactly! :cool:

      Exactly!
      :cool:
    2. I just dropped 1200$ on what was supposed to be...

      I just dropped 1200$ on what was supposed to be an oil change and rough engine inspection on my T4 '01. I know next thing is going to be the trans (it has 100 000 miles).
      My next van won't be a VW...
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      All right, just pulled the trigger on the Kumho...

      All right, just pulled the trigger on the Kumho 235/60 from tirerack.
      $50 mail in rebate will compensate for 123$/tire price (as I read they use to be more 100$).
      they should arrive tomorrow....
    4. my 2cts is "why replacing a 180k broken trans by...

      my 2cts is "why replacing a 180k broken trans by a -supposedly- running 170k trans" ?
      :(
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      thanks all for your input. I'm guessing if wider...

      thanks all for your input.
      I'm guessing if wider tires affect mpg...
      I'm still looking for someone who tried a taller tire. like 225-70.
      Anyone?
      Fanx!
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      Hi WhaWhaWesty and thanks for your help. I've...

      Hi WhaWhaWesty and thanks for your help.
      I've been looking on the gowesty website. But I wanted to have some experience from owners who put "normal" (not off-road) 225/70 tires.
      Look like some...
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      That (rear seats backward), and the higher prices...

      That (rear seats backward), and the higher prices here in CA for the MV, drove me to the GLS.
      I had no need for a table in a car either...
      :facepalm:
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      Yes I have a GLS and the middle seats are facing...

      Yes I have a GLS and the middle seats are facing the road, so there's no problem.
      I guess that if you have an MV it's not possible... (my 6f6 are glad I found a GLS -well in fact my bank account...
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      New tires needed, 225-60 or 225-70?

      Hello all, my EV 2001 GLS is asking for new socks.
      It has stock suspensions (I'm thinking about trowing 4 cheap Munroe in it at the same time), it needs new CV boot-joints, and 4 tires.
      I've been...
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      West Coast Powder Coating...

      West Coast Powder Coating
      http://www.yelp.com/biz/west-coast-powder-coating-south-san-francisco

      I've only brought bicycles there, but the work was perfect. If he's good on bicycles he can do...
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      No swiveling bases. Just the regular base (the...

      No swiveling bases. Just the regular base (the metal frame) that I just turned around 180 degrees.
      I feel retarded not to have think of it before.
      :D
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      Hi! Do you have pictures of the cupboard? I...

      Hi!
      Do you have pictures of the cupboard? I don't get why you couldn't be doing the trick.
      How tall are you?
    13. A link to your actual photography and a better...

      A link to your actual photography and a better description of your project would help thinking you're not a scam...
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      Eurovan for tall people: YES

      Hi all, I think I had to share my experience of this little DIY.
      At 6f6 I always felt cramped driving (or even on the passenger seat of) my 2001 Eurovan.
      Middle seats are removed so I was getting...
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      that's exactly what I did... after driving my...

      that's exactly what I did... after driving my Eurovan for more than a year, and feeling very uncomfortable at 6f6... we just swiveled the frames under the front seats...
      I'm so baffled I didn't...
    16. Hi Motodisiac, where are you at with your dream...

      Hi Motodisiac,
      where are you at with your dream engine swap ?
      I hear my trans and timing chain asking for the same thing pretty soon...
      :mad::mad::mad:
    17. A new member to the trans fail club ?

      Hello all,
      old topic, I know, and I've been reading all about the trans failure before buying my Eurovan GLS 2001 of 81 000 miles...
      but recently, the hills of San Francisco got a bite on my...
    18. so ?

      so ?
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      today ? just two gigantic bicycles (72cm road...

      today ?
      just two gigantic bicycles (72cm road bike, Bill Davidson and an XXL plus Zinn mountain bike)
      on week ends, it's this plus surf boards, the dog and the kid...
      no crated engines (yet)
      ;)
    20. man..... :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:

      man.....
      :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:
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