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Phone: (613) 256-6763                                 Mail: Fkc43@aol.com

 

Vanagon Ride Height Survey

 

Please take measurements of your van and submit them to me at: Fkc43@aol.com, for inclusion in this survey. Please include what springs you have.

 

 

Measurements are taken from middle of the wheel arch to the centre of the axel.

 

1987 Vanagon Westfalia, new BOGE springs (Bus Depot) mine measured after install January 2007

LH RH

FT: 16 16-1/2

 

RR: 16-1/8 16-3/8

 

Measured again March 17, 2008

 

FT: 14-1/2 15-1/4

RR: 15-1/2 15-1/2

 

1987 Vanagon Wolfsburg, original springs - mine

LH RH

FT: 15-1/4 15-1/4

 

RR: 15-3/4 15-3/4

 

1990 Vanagon Carat, original springs mine

LH RH

FT: 14-3/4 15-1/4

 

RR: 15-3/4 15-1/2

 

1985 Vanagon Westfalia, original springs customer

LH RH

FT: 16-3/4 17-1/4

 

RR: 16-1/4 16-3/4

 

1986 Vanagon Westfalia, original springs customer

LH RH

FT: 16-1/2 16-1/2

 

RR: 16 16

 

1987 Vanagon Westfalia, original springs - customer

LH RH

FT: 16-1/4 16-1/4

 

RR: 16-1/2 16-3/4

 

1986 Vanagon Westfalia, original springs, friend

LH RH

FT: 16-1/4 16-1/2

RR: 16-1/4 16-1/2

 

1987 Vanagon Westfalia, original stock springs, Canadian MOT Speced, Phil Z.
                           LH                               RH
             FT:      16-1/4                        16-1/4

             RR:     15-3/4                        16-5/8

 

1990 Vanagon Westfalia Syncro, unloaded, stock springs Bill Glenn

LH RH

FT: 18-1/8"          18-5/16"

 

RR: 18-3/8"          18-5/16"

 

 

1985 2wd Vanagon with stock springs and "doughnut" "spacers Jonathan from Texas

LH RH

FT: 17 -3/8 17-3/8

 

RR: 17-3/8 17-3/8

 

1985 2wd Vanagon Westfalia with stock springs Greg

LH RH

FT: 16.125 16

RR: 17 17

 

1987 2WD Vanagon Westfalia Syncro.org springs, installed new 04/15/09, Frank Condelli

LH RH

FT: 16-1/2 16-3/4

 

RR: 16 16-1/8

 

1987 2WD Vanagon Westfalia 2WD, 80K miles, stock springs, Stephan Grisanti, Richmond, VA

LH RH

FT: 15-3/4 15-3/4

 

RR: 16-3/4 16-1/2

 

1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia full camper, Full gas, 100lbs of boats on top, Gary Lee roof racks on, Full water tank, Full Propane, 30lbs of gear inside. Trevor Reynolds, Airdrie, AB

 

LH RH

FT: 16.0 16.5

RR: 15.25 16.25

1998 Vanagon GL Westfalia full camper, OEM springs, Full gas, Empty water tank, Empty Propane bottles (1 per side), Bostig conversion. Andy Vanerheide, Abbotsford, BC

 

LH RH

FT: 15-1/2 15-3/4

RR: 15-5/15 15-5/8

Tristar syncro doka with older generation syncro.org springs, European AVO adjustable front struts, (adjustable height and dampening) and 10in struts with burley extended control arms in the back. my ride height is 20.5 inches all around. Matthew Low

 

 

LH RH

FT: 16-7/8" 16-5/8"

RR: 16-7/8" 16-1/2"

 

1990 Vanagon DOKA base model Stock springs loaded with 220 lbs in the bed, total wt 3240 lbs. Otmar Ebenhoech

 

 

 

 

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