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  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
BYeaton

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:24 am   Subject: Re: Lowering a Bay FAQ
I'll get some more specs tomorrow, but is not slammed, top of tyre isn't tucked under the arch. No tyre scrub marks on underside of arch. 2 people sat in the front will be getting the inch and a quart ...
  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
BYeaton

Replies: 4632
Views: 1562160

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:06 am   Subject: Re: Lowering a Bay FAQ
Hi guys. I have a front end knock on a lowered type 2 bus.
I've just measured the front shock travel
With the bus on its wheels the top shock bolt to bottom shock bolt is 300mm.
With the shock fit ...
  Topic: Distributor for Dual Weber 40's
BYeaton

Replies: 19
Views: 920

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:34 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor for Dual Weber 40's
I had awesome luck with both an 010 and an 019 with dual 40's. I would steer clear from vacuum with those carbs.
  Topic: 68 bug sitting in shop for 18yrs
BYeaton

Replies: 165
Views: 30070

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 1:32 pm   Subject: Re: 68 bug sitting in shop for 18yrs
Wait, why would you run spacers on the front? I saw the clearance issue in the rear, and the spacers seemed to fix that. Front looked like it cleared well without the spacers?
  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
BYeaton

Replies: 4632
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:59 am   Subject: Re: Lowering a Bay FAQ
Hello,

I bought a lowered bus recently and looking for some input. Has the slam the bay kit on it running 195/60-14 all around.

The engine blew on the way home from camping. It looks like a mi ...
  Topic: Early Bay Fuel Tank Vent Line
BYeaton

Replies: 14
Views: 536

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:21 am   Subject: Re: Early Bay Fuel Tank Vent Line
don't stand in front of it when you are pumping fuel.

Not sure how it's any different than how they did it in '68, pictured below. I think the point is the vapors can escape into the atmosphere ve ...
  Topic: Early Bay Fuel Tank Vent Line
BYeaton

Replies: 14
Views: 536

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:19 am   Subject: Re: Early Bay Fuel Tank Vent Line
Bumping this old thread.

I'm trying to find a solution to this same problem on my '71 because I'm moving to dual carbs and a bigger motor soon and want to ditch the charcoal canister. I'm consideri ...
  Topic: AutoCraft 2783cc street engine in 61 Rag
BYeaton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:22 pm   Subject: Re: AutoCraft 2783cc street engine in 61 Rag
Been raining here so board. I put Sfi padding along the top bar and side bar closest to me for Sunday.

Hope you saw that they postponed Drag Day this Sunday until June 28th. d'oh!
  Topic: Full Flow oil line size
BYeaton

Replies: 58
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:52 pm   Subject: Re: Full Flow oil line size
No, he's right they are 1/4 pipe. I dealt with that once before.
It's also not very strong, I would minimise the weight you hand off it.

CB now sells a BILLET cover with 3/8 pipe, probably, shoul ...
  Topic: Full Flow oil line size
BYeaton

Replies: 58
Views: 7013

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 3:46 pm   Subject: Full Flow oil line size
So I take it even though I have a maxi flow pump coming in the mail and it has 1/4 inch pipe inlet and outlet, switch up to 8AN? I have 6AN hose and fittings in the parts bag. (just bought them from ...
  Topic: AutoCraft 2783cc street engine in 61 Rag
BYeaton

Replies: 1260
Views: 146664

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:30 am   Subject: Re: AutoCraft 2783cc street engine in 61 Rag
Loved being able to see this car in person after following the build on the forum. Saw your first 2 passes also, very stoked for you to get it out and make some runs. Looked great, sounded great. K ...
  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
BYeaton

Replies: 4632
Views: 1562160

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:54 am   Subject: Re: Lowering a Bay FAQ
Mahalo bheaton ya both sides I think Iím just gonna go full meal deal airride and narrow the rear

Shocked Well why didn't you say so! Post pics please
  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
BYeaton

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:42 am   Subject: Re: Lowering a Bay FAQ
Running 3.25 horseshoe plates same that I have used before. The wheels are cip1 five spokes Iíve had OG empis before. As far as I know all five spokes have the same offset and frontset. Still debating ...
  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
BYeaton

Replies: 4632
Views: 1562160

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:36 am   Subject: Re: Lowering a Bay FAQ
So I canít believe I have to post this. I have owned three bays all lowered all running empi five spokes. Now I am putting 5 spokes on my 69í and they will not go on the rear because they stick out to ...
  Topic: New to forum. A few questions.
BYeaton

Replies: 21
Views: 787

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:50 pm   Subject: Re: New to forum. A few questions.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1956619.jpg

The painted inlet on the left side may be where your tank is vented. I have never seen a vent on the filler neck like the one pictured in black. ...
  Topic: 68 bug sitting in shop for 18yrs
BYeaton

Replies: 165
Views: 30070

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:08 pm   Subject: Re: 68 bug sitting in shop for 18yrs
Leave the suspension as is and run a wheel spacer. 3/8" is the most common you see sold, but they also make a 1" style that could fit based on the pics you posted. Just size your lug nuts ...
  Topic: Passenger Footrest Bar... where to buy?
BYeaton

Replies: 40
Views: 1970

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:48 am   Subject: Re: Passenger Footrest Bar... where to buy?
BYeaton,
What shifter you running?

Berg
  Topic: Passenger Footrest Bar... where to buy?
BYeaton

Replies: 40
Views: 1970

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:38 am   Subject: Re: Passenger Footrest Bar... where to buy?
My bus came with one of these when I purchased it, looks to be slightly different though. I always guessed this was a common accessory. I'm sure you've looked at all the major vendors?

https://ww ...
  Topic: Fuel sender access opening in rear deck of a Bay Window Bus
BYeaton

Replies: 6
Views: 462

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:54 am   Subject: Re: Fuel sender access opening in rear deck of a Bay Window Bus
I added an access door in my '70 that works very well. Here is the link to buy on eBay:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/VW-bus-fuel-sending-unit-access-port-Early-bay-window-bus-68-71/263919046470?ssPage ...
  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
BYeaton

Replies: 4632
Views: 1562160

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:02 am   Subject: Re: Lowering a Bay FAQ
Decided to go back to stock height. The lowered setup when I purchased the Bus last year - rear horseshoe plates, narrowed/adjustable front beam and drop spindles, with 195/50R15 tires on the front an ...
 
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