Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 18:48:32 -0600
Reply-To: Tieitup <tieitup@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Tieitup <tieitup@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: For the Vanagon Newbies - Oil Filler Neck Secret
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If you have a westy, I have one with AC, you can staack the rear matress to
stand up and slide in upright perfectly behind the back seat, that way your
grill and such dosen't mess up your well whatever you sleep on.
also the westy 'arm' holders are great for the ladies, leg, leg....take off
I love my westy
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 5:27 PM, Scott Daniel - Turbovans <
> there is a clever little handy screw on spout, that fits modern 'normal'
> bottles .
> and the clever thing is that it twists, with a shut-off valve in it.
> so you screw it onto the bottle..........
> and with the spout in the 'closed' position...........stick it wherever you
> want it, then rotate the spout to the open position.
> No spilling at all.
> It's been a long time since I thought of those old metal push-in spouts for
> metal oil cans.
> First it was cardboard oil cans with metal ends....
> eventually that gave way to the plastic bottle........
> 95 % of which end up in land fill I'll betcha.
> Progress is not *really* being made, just 'consumerism at any cost' .
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Allan Streib" <streib@CS.INDIANA.EDU>
> To: <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 11:33 AM
> Subject: Re: For the Vanagon Newbies - Oil Filler Neck Secret
> "Mark A Kippert" <vanagon@KIPPERT.COM> said:
>> Anybody remember how long it's been since oil came in a can? That
>>> telescoping tube would have worked just fine if you were filling it
>>> from a can of oil with a metal spout pushed into it. It's not as
>>> convenient when pouring from a bottle. Now you kinda need the funnel.
>> Yeah, I can see that working a lot better. The neck on a bottle is a
>> lot shorter than the old can spout.
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