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  Topic: VW Bus restoration in Illinois
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 1:10 pm   Subject: Re: VW Bus restoration in Illinois
Jeaston13,

I'm in Illinois - about 2.5 hrs from where your bus is (Champaign). I don't know of anyone around here I would trust to fix both the body and the mechanicals, but I'm willing to help ou ...
  Topic: Not sure what to do - restore 1967 or 1964?
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Replies: 13
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Today 4:29 am   Subject: Re: Not sure what to do.
I prefer the smaller side windows of the '64 and older.
'64 was a transitional year, it might have the bigger windows.

... '64 is a transitional year, but IS the last year for smaller glass - la ...
  Topic: I assume this isn't normal.... Update: Univents
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Today 4:26 am   Subject: Re: I assume this isn't normal.... Update: Univents
Pieces and parts in classifieds for these, quite a few hits
  Topic: Does this boat make my Vanagon look fat?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Today 4:16 am   Subject: Re: Does this boat make my Vanagon look fat?
I think your compensating , Doug. For lack of yellow of course
  Topic: Manual Transaxle: OVERFILL for lower temperature & longer life?
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Yesterday 7:59 pm   Subject: Re: Manual Transaxle: OVERFILL for lower temperature & longer life?
Didnít work, sorry Mark

I put a Dyson behind the transmission on a short line and no luck, it still foamed
  Topic: Should I sell my 1970 bus?
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 7:54 pm   Subject: Re: Should I sell my 1970 bus?
Replace the wife.

Anything bought before the marriage you get to keep or sell at your leisure. I keep my shit box till Iím good and ready. Sounds like you just need to have a conversation with you ...
  Topic: VW Bus restoration in Illinois
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Replies: 17
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 7:52 pm   Subject: Re: VW Bus restoration in Illinois
I wonder if That was the fuster cluck on the TriState near mile 312?

I got stuck in the snarl and had to listen to united suck up and give me a hotel near ORD due to crew timeout, when I wasnít goi ...
  Topic: Birding by Bus
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 7:49 pm   Subject: Re: Birding by Bus
Ouch, rapidly turning NSFW.

Iíll gladly fund you tomorrow with money Iíve spent today.
  Topic: Ever owned anything else that made strangers so happy?
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 4:16 am   Subject: Re: Ever owned anything else that made strangers so happy?
Have I ever owned anything that made strangers so happy?

Yes.

My AMC Pacer used to make people laugh all the time.

Towing a Gremlin will add even more cheer.
  Topic: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:39 pm   Subject: Re: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
I see you, Buddy
  Topic: Greasing CV joints
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:19 pm   Subject: Re: Greasing CV joints
You donít need to clean and repack annually, itís every 30/50k miles, depending on your terrain. The reason it lasts longer than needles is obvious, itís the right way to do the job.

You can asses ...
  Topic: Should I sell my 1970 bus?
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Replies: 34
Views: 968

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:28 pm   Subject: Re: Should I sell my 1970 bus?
Erb... why isnít there a ď should I sell my Bus ?Ē Video??
  Topic: Oil fill
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Replies: 21
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:25 pm   Subject: Re: Oil fill
If you havenít ever punched a metal spigot into the top of a cardboard sided can of oil, you are a NooB to life...

Rest of post postponed for nap
  Topic: A/C oil and refrigerant choices...
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:41 am   Subject: Re: A/C oil and refrigerant choices...
I would not assume a drier has any oil in it at all. You can't guess at this stuff.

This is a painful thread.
  Topic: what has changed?
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:48 am   Subject: Re: what has changed?
You take enough pictures and post with your ad (no links, no "its on instagram" ) so that a real buyer sees enough to know if s/he will make the trip.

Any requests after that met by come ...
  Topic: I'm new and thinking about buy this bus
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 2:34 pm   Subject: Re: I'm new and thinking about buy this bus
Ah yes, the Norwegian 72. Whats wrong with it??

Is it pining for the Fjords?
  Topic: Vanagon wedding photos!!!
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:55 am   Subject: Re: Vanagon wedding photos!!!
Our baker refused to bake a cake for a Bay couple, but Vanagon were ok.
  Topic: Who's stupid enough to buy a 68 RHD in the UK..
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:35 am   Subject: Re: Who's stupid enough to buy a 68 RHD in the UK..
Iím counting about 800 hours of labour so far?

Iím in Southampton, Bristol, Dudley, Nottingham in August...are you on my route?
  Topic: Bus won't turn over anymore. Please help!
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:20 am   Subject: Re: Bus won't turn over anymore. Please help!
The five scenarios that lead people to Samba

Totally dead....dead battery or major electrical fault. Usually easy to get solved or at least moved to a new scenario

Lights work, no engine cranki ...
  Topic: How to roll start backwards
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:53 pm   Subject: Re: How to roll start backwards
We had this on our 1966. It was our only family car for two years while Dad scoured junkyards for an old Ford transmission to fix his Faurlane

It shuffled all of us to school and events and mom an ...
 
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