This is an aftermarket battery cable that will work for all Vanagon as a negative battery cable. It is number 4 gauge and about 12 inches long.
If your old negative cable is showing it's age, why not replace it with this new one?
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Headlight Housing High Beam (inner left) for 86-91 Vanagon
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Right Outer Headlight Assembly for (86-91) Vanagons