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  Topic: Below Windshield Rust Repair
1967250s

Replies: 33
Views: 1664

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:41 pm   Subject: Re: Below Windshield Rust Repair
Myself, I am pretty sure the body dies VW used changed from the early to late bays,especially the nose and windshield area, along with the shape of the windshields, particularly the corners. How that ...
  Topic: My 77 Single Cab
1967250s

Replies: 75
Views: 7630

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:31 pm   Subject: Re: My 77 Single Cab
Excellent rebuild! Stickey!
  Topic: Source for heat tubes under bus
1967250s

Replies: 9
Views: 869

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:31 pm   Subject: Re: Source for heat tubes under bus
I believe Alan Schofields carries the tubes in both early and late sizes. That said, many places carry tubing and hoses. Insulating them is a very good idea, along with a booster fan, as the original ...
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
1967250s

Replies: 18430
Views: 3539728

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:45 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
Soft top is gone. I'd expect the floor is toast. Sad
Very nice find, and everything can be fixed, but it is all about the labor that must be put in. Parts, sheet metal are easy, but be serious about ...
  Topic: 1972 Bay Window one year only list FAQ
1967250s

Replies: 175
Views: 30152

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:38 pm   Subject: Re: 1972 Bay one year only list
Mine came with Amber tail lenses. Reminder- '72 has the machine threads on the tail lenses going into a brass insert in the bulb housing. Later they used a plastic/wood type screw thread going into pl ...
  Topic: 1972 Bay Window one year only list FAQ
1967250s

Replies: 175
Views: 30152

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:55 am   Subject: Re: 1972 Bay one year only list
I also hope you replaced that 90* rubber in the middle there? Probably a good idea to replace all connections with ethanol resistant hose.
  Topic: 1972 Bay Window one year only list FAQ
1967250s

Replies: 175
Views: 30152

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:49 pm   Subject: Re: 1972 Bay one year only list
Looks like neat install, but I have never found it necessary on mine, and I am 6'4" . And that is after 350,000 miles of driving, with plenty of repairs and the ups.
  Topic: Green Mountain rust bus!!
1967250s

Replies: 61
Views: 13671

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 9:34 pm   Subject: Re: Green Mountain rust bus!!
Any new projects? Miss seeing your work.
Hope all is well.
  Topic: My first Bus experience! Smoke, zip ties and idiot lights...
1967250s

Replies: 86
Views: 4680

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:09 pm   Subject: Re: My first Bus experience! Smoke, zip ties and idiot lights...
It's been a while since my last update but I've discovered the frustration of running into little issue that bring things to a complete halt.

My most recent problem are my tappet adjusting nuts be ...
  Topic: My first Bus experience! Smoke, zip ties and idiot lights...
1967250s

Replies: 86
Views: 4680

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:56 pm   Subject: Re: My first Bus experience! Smoke, zip ties and idiot lights...
er Westfalia
Type 4
GD 2.0
53,352 miles
duel Dellorto's 34FRD



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I have no idea what this random hose is doing there.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1614494.jpg

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  Topic: 74 bay window campmobile rocker rust,corner rust
1967250s

Replies: 77
Views: 13050

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:36 pm   Subject: Re: 74 bay window campmobile rocker rust,corner rust
Looking veryy nice. Brilliant on the windshield fitting!
  Topic: Beam rust
1967250s

Replies: 16
Views: 930

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:41 pm   Subject: Re: Beam rust
Question- could those new cnc steel plates be used to replace the old side mountings if the tubes are ok? It is getting harder to find a good front beam.
  Topic: The 1972 only photos thread FAQ
1967250s

Replies: 238
Views: 67331

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 2:43 pm   Subject: Re: The '72 only photos thread
Ha! Love the plate. Never broke a piston, tho dropped at least 3 valves, seized 2 mains, mushroomed 1 cam follower, and spun 2 rod bearings :0 All at different times, too 😬
Bus looks great. B ...
  Topic: t2 vw syncro original (4x4 four wheel drive)
1967250s

Replies: 47
Views: 7144

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:20 pm   Subject: Re: t2 vw syncro original (4x4 four wheel drive)
This build still fascinates me. Looking at the body now, I wonder where the engineers got the body. Is it an export or foreign build chassis? Obviously the front valence is not from a USA or European ...
  Topic: My 1978 Big Sage Green Giant Westy Build! Lots of Pictures!
1967250s

Replies: 237
Views: 22923

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:02 pm   Subject: Re: My 1978 Big Sage Green Giant Westy Build! Lots of Pictures!
Admire your fearlessness. I have many of the same issues, but am balking at cutting. You know the engine hatch is from a 72. Good luck!
  Topic: My 1978 Big Sage Green Giant Westy Build! Lots of Pictures!
1967250s

Replies: 237
Views: 22923

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:01 pm   Subject: Re: My 1978 Big Sage Green Giant Westy Build! Lots of Pictures!
Admire your fearlessness. I have many of the same issues, but am balking at cutting. You know the engine hatch is from a 72. Good luck!
  Topic: How to remove side cover v channel bracket
1967250s

Replies: 15
Views: 696

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:33 pm   Subject: Re: How to remove side cover v channel bracket
Looks like most of the rust is above the groove section on the window outer section. If you carefully remove it, treat/remove the rust, you might be able to re-use the original piece. It looks to be i ...
  Topic: Suggestions how to fix collapsed jacking point
1967250s

Replies: 6
Views: 520

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2016 6:18 pm   Subject: Re: Suggestions how to fix collapsed jacking point
Yeah, looking at your other pics shows lots of problems. Without a good area above the Jack point, a repair there will not help. First fix the pillar, sides, rockers (both inside and out) , floor, the ...
  Topic: The Stupid Question Thread
1967250s

Replies: 8087
Views: 597540

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 11:23 am   Subject: Re: CHT question
Ok, so now I'm questioning just how hot my engine is running. After changing the oil to 15W50 synthetic, the oil temp is still registering high, but the engine is not smelling hot. So I'm questioning ...
  Topic: 1968 Deluxe Build
1967250s

Replies: 305
Views: 32920

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 11:02 am   Subject: Re: 1968 Deluxe Build
I do have a question for everyone out there. On the opposite rear corner of the bus there is some sheet metal damage and I want to pound it out a bit from the inside. Is there any way I can remove s ...
 
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