[Spridgets] Neat VW bus...

Linda Grunthaner grunthaner at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 04:18:16 MST 2012

As pre 67 bus owner I don't like when modifications to that extreme are
made : (
This is a typical stock single cab bus 1962.

On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 8:09 PM, Dean Hedin <dlh2001 at comcast.net> wrote:

> Sounds like he's running EFI, so this was the easy way out, just yank the
> whole harness from the donor & take the gauges too.
> The only problem is that it sounds like it might be the 2.9L Cologne
> engine,
> which is a piece of crap.  Cracks heads, poor lube to the top end.
> If it's the 4.0L then he is OK.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peter Caldwell
> Sent: Thursday, November 29, 2012 10:47 AM
> To: spridgets at autox.team.net
> Subject: [Spridgets] Neat VW bus...
> ... thought I'd share. A long-time customer just came in to pickup CV
> boots for his VW Bus pickup, which are cool on their own.
> His, however, has a Ford Ranger V6 in the back. Cramped but neat
> installation.  The real curiosity to me was his dashboard....
> As the Ford required all of the electronic dashboard gimickry, and he
> wanted to retain the stock dash, he installed the Ford dash crap
> under the pickup bed, and installed a back-up camera that plays to a
> small screen velcroed to the dash!
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