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How to adjust/remove sliding door?

It is possible for your doors to begin to sag with age.  It is often noticeable when you look at the body lines on the outside of your Eurovan.  If this is the case, you may want to perform some

Headlight upgrade

New Headlights (upgraded in 2013) – The poor quality and low light from the standard headlights was one of the first issues I noticed about my 1993 Eurovan. I bought my EV in the Berkeley/Oakland area and drove it back to

New (used) door cards

My 1993 VW Eurovan Weekender was purchased from a family in the Bay Area, California.  The father is also a handy type guy that worked on his van a bit, and he also had a newer model that they decided

Replacing a serpentine belt – 1993 Eurovan

Degree of difficulty: Easy Tools required: Gloves, some muscle, eye protection, headlamp or light, ramps or jack/stands A squeak near the front passenger wheel had me concerned.  I removed the belly pan cover (many people don’t have one for their

Blinking battery dash light

My 1993 Eurovan has had some electrical issues related to the battery. I know that I have run the main battery down substantially many times. So I bought a replacement EverMaxx H5 from Walmart. After (and before) the new battery,

Wood floor

As far as the work for my 1993 Weekender, I started by ripping/removing the old carpet. It required that I use pliers, my hands, a scraper/chisel, a utility knife and a belt sander. I first pulled up the carpet in

Poptop sun/wind protection

Here is an example that you can use to build your own sun/wind protection for your poptop.  See below for the reflective product material that you can use to build your own.

Sounds and thermal insulation

Updated: 6/29/16 – Watch and listen to a short video that compares three areas of the EV with different states of insulation/sound deadening (rear hatchback with FatMat & denim, read driver’s side panel with FatMat only, and middle panel area

Poptop lift assist struts installed

I recently purchased a Thule Evolution 1800 cargo box from Craigslist in order to store/carry more stuff when camping/road tripping. With the added weight on top, I decided to purchase the GoWesty poptop lift assist kit to make opening the

Eurovan smog check issues & fix

Replacing the Monitor Panel Switch

The monitor panel on the Eurovan Camper’s galley cabinet lets you check the levels of the water and L.P. gas tanks and the coach battery’s charge by pressing the Levels Test switch. If the switch on your monitor panel breaks,

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T5 (UK newer model Eurovan) buying guide

https://www.vwheritage.com/blog/2015/04/30/vw-heritage-t5-buying-guide/

How to replace your poptop

Fan resistors – how to check and where to buy

Watch the video on how to locate and check the radiator fan fuses https://youtu.be/zuD-5pnxKVA Buy them here at EuroCampers.com – http://www.eurocampers.com/50amp-strip-fuse-set-of-2–1992–2003-EuroVan-Radiator-Fan-Fuse-_p_913.html

Replace Eurovan alternator

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