Category Archives: Helpful Hints

This section provides information by way of technical articles regarding common Vanagon issues and provides support for everyone who works on or owns a Vanagon. While these automobiles are a beast when they are performing at their peaks, we all know that older cars, especially ones made to go off-road, can have a few problems here and there!

Dissecting the Anatomy of the BMS SEMA Syncro

BMS SEMA Syncro Build Movie Clip

This constructive video breaks down every online-available part that we put on our Syncro for the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Recognized as the world’s premier builders’ car show, it was an honor for us to represent Radflo Suspension Technology for the third year in a row.   While the first video we […]

Why We Sell Schwenk Vanagon Springs…

Burley Motorsports sells Schwenk springss

A van’s suspension system is made up of several important components, including the springs, which support the vehicle weight and absorb and reduce excess energy from annoying road vibrations and various treacherous impediments. This article will explain a bit about springs, what they are, why they are important, and why we think Schwenk Springs are […]

The Importance of Those Small Vanagon Bushings

Burley Motorsports Vanagon Bushining

Over 12 years ago, BMS began production of the tube style control arms (updated to the billet alumi-num-style arms) to fix the camber and other front- end geometry issues that arise when a the ride-height of a van is altered. These camber and geometry issues are often exacerbated when lift-kit springs are installed. Once lift […]