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What are Volkswagen Vanagons? by: Brayan Peter

The Vanagon Weekender models that were introduced in 1983 are rear-engine, rear-drive vans. The 1983-1991 models feature a 4 speed manual transmission or an automatic transmission with an electronic ignition, dynamic oil pressure system and a thermostatically controlled 2-speed electric radiator fan. Most of these Vanagon weekenders have power windows, rear-blowing air conditioning, electronic locks, cruise control, cassette stereo, rear wiper/washer and power mirrors. Seating 7, the Vanagon full camper has a forward-facing center bench that converts into a 3-person bed and 2 rear facing seats that may be removed to increase cargo space. It also has a pop up roof with 2-person bed, window curtains, an optional second deep-cycle marine battery, and much more. Choose from a 3-speed automatic or a manual transmission style. Most stick shifts came in 4-speed versions and VW added a 5-speed option in 1986. As most of the Vanagons are rear wheel drive choose a 4 wheel mode which was made from 1986 to 1991.

Volkswagen vanagon has 4 speed manual transmission, rear wheel drive, electronic ignition, oil pressure system, electronic fuel injection, rear-wheel drive, power steering and brakes, Fuel tank capacity, Chrome hub caps and LP gas and carbon monoxide detectors. Some of the safety features include three point belts for front seats; side impact beams in front doors and sliding side door, height adjustable head restraints for each passenger. Storage tanks have 15.9 gallon gasoline tanks. Some of the camping facilities which full campers have are stainless steel sink, LP gas refrigerator, front seats, 110-volt access when plugged into campground power, room darkening, pleated curtains for side windows etc. The sleeping room has canvas side-walls with screened windows, pop-up roof raises to create up to 7
of floor to ceiling room etc. Storage area with full campers is silverware drawer, 15 cu.ft of enclosed cabinet space etc. Vanagon camper floor plan include large storage space, air conditioner and additional storage, rear mattress, top loading storage chests, sink, stove, 3-way refrigerator, adjustable rear and front dinette table with swing arm and storage closet with hanger and mirror.

By free camping, as well as staying in campsites you can reduce your daily accommodation costs. Free camping is tolerated, and even encouraged, in some areas. If you find a beautiful and safe location free camping can be the best part of a trip. By stocking up at supermarkets, when you pass them, you can save a lot of money.

About The Author

Brayan Peter is an expert author for Eurovan. He written many articles like Eurovan Camper, VW Vanagons, Camper Van, Honda Elements, Used Roadtrek, Eurovan Weekender. For more information visit our site

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