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  Topic: New Project. 62 11 Window
ChrisFred

Replies: 13
Views: 1243

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:19 pm   Subject: Re: New Project. 62 11 Window
The M-Code website appears to be down for me right now, but from what I saw, the 374 is for all 6 pop out windows. Nice find. I would start looking at replacement metal now, especially near the rocke ...
  Topic: Trouble with setting valve clearance
ChrisFred

Replies: 7
Views: 459

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:35 pm   Subject: Re: Trouble with setting valve clearance
You need to find out first if you have hydraulic lifters. If not, set the spacing for your vakes at .006. otherwise do 1.5-2 turns after contact.

Another stupid question. When adjusting the valves ...
  Topic: Wild Westerner Club
ChrisFred

Replies: 3135
Views: 285409

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:34 am   Subject: Re: Wild Westerner Club
Wild Westerner on Sacramento Craigslist for sale.
Automatic Tranny
Lets try to keep it stateside.
I don't think we have this one documented.

If it feels good do it.

Thought I would link it t ...
  Topic: What's your MPG (miles per gallon) fuel gas mileage FAQ
ChrisFred

Replies: 689
Views: 125360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:41 am   Subject: Re: What's your MPG (miles per gallon) fuel gas mileage FAQ
anyone who claims 30 MPG with 9 people in the bus or with a camper kit is a liar. Unless their engine is running so lean that it is running off of fumes alone, Most should expect anywhere between 19-2 ...
  Topic: What's your MPG (miles per gallon) fuel gas mileage FAQ
ChrisFred

Replies: 689
Views: 125360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:08 am   Subject: Re: What's your MPG (miles per gallon) fuel gas mileage FAQ
anyone who claims 30 MPG with 9 people in the bus or with a camper kit is a liar. Unless their engine is running so lean that it is running off of fumes alone, Most should expect anywhere between 19-2 ...
  Topic: Did I fry my CA coil?
ChrisFred

Replies: 16
Views: 513

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:06 pm   Subject: Re: Did I fry my CA coil?
Are you sure you are not getting spark? Silly question, but test if all plugs or one is just not firing.

When was the last tune-up that adjusted timing and checked dizzy points?
I'm only sure beca ...
  Topic: Did I fry my CA coil?
ChrisFred

Replies: 16
Views: 513

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:09 pm   Subject: Re: Did I fry my CA coil?
Are you sure you are not getting spark? Silly question, but test if all plugs or one is just not firing.

When was the last tune-up that adjusted timing and checked dizzy points?
  Topic: The Air-Schooled Games - 4 - newbies only!
ChrisFred

Replies: 83
Views: 3280

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:43 am   Subject: Re: The Air-Schooled Games - 4 - newbies only!
Sorry it has been a while since I responded. Have you tested the ohms of each connection in the link below?

Check here to make sure the wiring is correct: https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewt ...
  Topic: Horn was working, now its not... Thoughts?
ChrisFred

Replies: 17
Views: 497

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:47 pm   Subject: Re: Horn was working, now its not... Thoughts?
If that doesn't work, check your fuse.
  Topic: The Air-Schooled Games - 4 - newbies only!
ChrisFred

Replies: 83
Views: 3280

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:43 pm   Subject: Re: The Air-Schooled Games - 4 - newbies only!
Handbrake switch failed? Is the warning light socket malfunctioning? I would test these two first If not, I have a few more questions:

1.) I see you are driving a '77. Do you still have drums in ...
  Topic: Help me define 'flip'
ChrisFred

Replies: 32
Views: 1577

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:51 am   Subject: Re: Help me define 'flip'
Flip is when you sell the vehicle at a profit with all restoration expenses considered. This includes labor, materials, time, shipping, etc.
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
ChrisFred

Replies: 52772
Views: 5431177

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:39 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale


"This is a solid bus, no rust."

Lol.. Okay.

60 low hinge!! lol

Unless it was made December 30th or 31st of 1960, I get a feeling this clone was poorly done.
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
ChrisFred

Replies: 52772
Views: 5431177

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:21 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale


"This is a solid bus, no rust."

Lol.. Okay.
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
ChrisFred

Replies: 52772
Views: 5431177

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:41 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Well, I guess you can ASK anything, but it doesn't mean it will sell. Rolling Eyes

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2200987
"packed with a powerful 4-cylinder 2.2-liter 330 H ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
ChrisFred

Replies: 52772
Views: 5431177

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:27 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Well, I guess you can ASK anything, but it doesn't mean it will sell. Rolling Eyes

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2200987
  Topic: 3 Day Camping, Split vs Bay a few questions...
ChrisFred

Replies: 22
Views: 1551

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:54 pm   Subject: Re: 3 Day Camping, Split vs Bay a few questions...
I have talked to people who have done both, and from my understanding the Bay Window tends to be more accommodating. However, I would say a Vanagon would be even more accommodating than a Bay. Typic ...
  Topic: Keep it stock?
ChrisFred

Replies: 40
Views: 2160

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 1:49 pm   Subject: Re: Keep it stock?
If you could convert it to a camper, that would be better IMO. I find camper conversions tasteful and samba conversions kind of "meh." I guess it is because camper conversions were already c ...
  Topic: My new baby! Auction of fake 23-Window Bus
ChrisFred

Replies: 662
Views: 239607

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:01 am   Subject: Re: My new baby!
... this all seems a bit nitpicky to me. If it passes as a 23 window, has the vin of a 23 window, the state recognises it as a 23 window, it looks like a 23 window, drives like a 23 window, and if the ...
  Topic: transformers
ChrisFred

Replies: 28
Views: 4111

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 7:04 am   Subject: Re: transformers
Revived thread from nine years ago?
  Topic: VW available for a wedding?
ChrisFred

Replies: 33
Views: 1396

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 11:47 am   Subject: Re: VW available for a wedding?
This thread went from "I need a bus for my wedding," to "don't do that, they will take home a bridesmaid or your mom," to "shit, I would need insurance for that" (not the ...
 
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