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Vanagon Upgrade Rims and Tires

Vanagon

Vanagon Upgrade Rims and Tires An eye catching trait of the Vanagon is it’s seemingly tiny wheels supplied from the factory.  The tires have to support a lot of weight and minimize sideward deflection.  There’s not a lot of debate about the handling of the 185R14 stock tires either, they …

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Olympic Peninsula 101

  To Edmonds The ride to the Edmonds ferry from north Seattle only took only a few minutes going down Interstate 5.  It was earlier in the day.  Sunday morning at ten. The slowly Vanagon was nearly floored trying to merge into faster than normal traffic.  A small SUV came …

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HitchSafe Trailer Hitch Locked Safe

A big part of enjoying the great outdoors and the freedom that a Transporter can bring is not having to worry about things while you are hiking or floating the river in your canoe.  Losing your keys and other small valuables can detract greatly to your peace of mind.  One …

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80 MPH

This was on a long straight slightly downhill piece of Interstate 5 coming back from Portland.  It likely is closer to 75 really as the speedo is a little higher than actual speed per VWs settings.

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