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  Topic: Gerson - [email protected] - Klassic Fab
Blaubus

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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:24 pm   Subject: Gerson - [email protected] - Klassic Fab
I hear ya. i can stand to pay up front if the communication is good, and I can stand no communication if i dont have to pay up front. But to pay and then no idea when? thats tough.

i would gladly p ...
  Topic: Gerson - [email protected] - Klassic Fab
Blaubus

Replies: 309
Views: 108770

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:59 am   Subject: Gerson - [email protected] - Klassic Fab
just my two cents:

good things come to those who wait. Americans are used to getting what they want when they want it. Well, this doesnt work that way: businesses that dont have huge capital need ...
  Topic: Headlight switch 71 bus,HELP!
Blaubus

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:14 am   Subject: Headlight switch 71 bus,HELP!
The p/n without the E is an earlier switch. do whatever rewiring is needed to make the E switch work.
Consult this site's wiring diagram page for the 71:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/ ...
  Topic: Headlight switch 71 bus,HELP!
Blaubus

Replies: 5
Views: 1773

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:13 am   Subject: Headlight switch 71 bus,HELP!
the p/n without the E is an earlier switch. do whatever rewiring is needed to make the E switch work. consult this site's wiring diagram page for the 71:
  Topic: where to buy compression tester for T4
Blaubus

Replies: 13
Views: 1140

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 9:02 am   Subject: where to buy compression tester for T4
awesome, thanks. off to sears i go... they have an Actron tester for 30 bucks
  Topic: Semi-retirement
Blaubus

Replies: 17
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:58 am   Subject: Semi-retirement
yup, i gotta walk two blocks to my garage as well. i do that everyday. well worth the peace of mind.
  Topic: The Tragedy of tragedies
Blaubus

Replies: 27
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:46 am   Subject: The Tragedy of tragedies
now comes the worst part- getting even more pissed when they try to weasel out of it. get ready for comments like:

well, is there some reason the arms wont work as is?
how do you know they wont wo ...
  Topic: where to buy compression tester for T4
Blaubus

Replies: 13
Views: 1140

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:56 am   Subject: where to buy compression tester for T4
i searched both Ratwell FAQs and compression topics but couldnt find a good source from which to purchase a tester that will work on a type 4 . i have one of those testers that does not screw in and i ...
  Topic: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
Blaubus

Replies: 57
Views: 13666

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:58 am   Subject: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
The only thing is it requires ALOT of hacking to the bus, which requires significant interior re-design, a good eye for engineering to make sure your new motor and tranny don't fall out on the interst ...
  Topic: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
Blaubus

Replies: 57
Views: 13666

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:30 pm   Subject: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
With a drag coefficient around .42, i would never consider a powerplant upgrade without also addressing the aerodynamic failings of the bay bus.

i have my own ideas:

1) lower the bus moderatel ...
  Topic: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
Blaubus

Replies: 57
Views: 13666

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:46 am   Subject: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
the Suby TDI is the right shape, but too pricey- being a recent development.

to those who point out how much gas one could buy with the price of a conversion:

-when you convert, you get to keep ...
  Topic: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
Blaubus

Replies: 57
Views: 13666

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 03, 2012 10:34 am   Subject: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
With a drag coefficient around .42, i would never consider a powerplant upgrade without also addressing the aerodynamic failings of the bay bus.

i have my own ideas:

1) lower the bus moderatel ...
  Topic: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
Blaubus

Replies: 57
Views: 13666

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:05 am   Subject: The most fuel efficient bay window engine conversion?
With a drag coefficient around .42, i would never consider a powerplant upgrade without also addressing the aerodynamic failings of the bay bus.

i have my own ideas:

1) lower the bus moderatel ...
  Topic: I'm going to come clean here
Blaubus

Replies: 55
Views: 6342

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 7:43 am   Subject: I'm going to come clean here
I always help people who have no Bentley. Its not my position to judge why they havent gotten one- perhaps their budget required that they buy parts first?

But- I am also not going to condemn those ...
  Topic: 1971 type 2 electrical woes
Blaubus

Replies: 8
Views: 1080

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:50 pm   Subject: 1971 type 2 electrical woes
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/wiringt2.php
  Topic: 1971 type 2 electrical woes
Blaubus

Replies: 8
Views: 1080

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2012 4:44 pm   Subject: 1971 type 2 electrical woes
offhand, there was never a bay bus fuse block with only 9 fuse slots. even the 68 had 10 slots
  Topic: What would be a deal breaker?
Blaubus

Replies: 44
Views: 3612

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:54 pm   Subject: What would be a deal breaker?
heck, offer him $700, and drive it till you find a nice relatively rust free donor body to put the good running drive train into.

But that would amount to driving a parts bus.
  Topic: i want a quiet exhaust......
Blaubus

Replies: 51
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:52 am   Subject: i want a quiet exhaust......
just a fine point about flattening the manifolds:

most files are not as flat as you think. i personally prefer using some metal that is truly flat with sticky sandpaper applied to it- coarse grit o ...
  Topic: Quick Ball Joint removal question!
Blaubus

Replies: 22
Views: 3322

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 2012 7:41 am   Subject: Quick Ball Joint removal question!
if thats the OTC cup from the master ball joint kit, you need to notch the sides, weld in some tool steel 'teeth' to let the cup sit level. (the teeth will straddle the notches in the ball joint) usin ...
  Topic: can i fix my type 4 oil pumps broken stud??
Blaubus

Replies: 23
Views: 2661

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:32 pm   Subject: can i fix my type 4 oil pumps broken stud??
be sure to heat the pump a bit before trying to back the stud out- regardless of method you use for grabbing that stud. it will be easier to back it out because: the aluminum will expand more than the ...
 
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