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  Topic: I broke my '76 bay after a tune up??
CrRusty

Replies: 45
Views: 1210

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2019 5:10 pm   Subject: Re: I broke my '76 bay after a tune up??
Im late to the show. If your engine has hydraulic lifters (stock) your method for adjusting valves is incorrect. You may have incorrectly adjusted
your valves. By doing so your valves maybe close ...
  Topic: Thermostat adjustment ??? 1977 Bus Type 4 FI
CrRusty

Replies: 28
Views: 670

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:14 am   Subject: Re: Thermostat adjustment ??? 1977 Bus Type 4 FI
You may not be correct. There should be is a spring on the rod which does not allow the rod to move freely.
  Topic: Loose alternator bolt?
CrRusty

Replies: 21
Views: 1024

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:53 am   Subject: Re: Loose alternator bolt?
This might help others:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/archive/index.php/o-t--t-312639--.html
  Topic: Mechanical vs. Electric fuel pump
CrRusty

Replies: 7
Views: 231

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:52 pm   Subject: Re: Mechanical vs. Electric fuel pump
Ok, It comes back to the gasoline we use today. Ethanol ruins rubber and rubber like parts. OEM parts are not really available. Any flexible rubber part in the fuel system is very short lived, due to ...
  Topic: Found some HanKook Tires on ebay
CrRusty

Replies: 4
Views: 430

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:42 am   Subject: Re: Found some HanKook Tires on ebay
From what it looks like these are the new or replacement tires for the older RA08s. That seems like a very good deal with free shipping.

Here is a review from the wal fart online:

1-1 of 2 rev ...
  Topic: Thermostat adjustment ??? 1977 Bus Type 4 FI
CrRusty

Replies: 28
Views: 670

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:13 pm   Subject: Re: Thermostat adjustment ??? 1977 Bus Type 4 FI
All the heavy hitters respond with in 3 minutes of each other, That is impressive.
  Topic: Truck inspection for import into CA?
CrRusty

Replies: 12
Views: 361

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:25 pm   Subject: Re: Truck inspection for import into CA?
Hey Brian, Is there something more you can share with us?

"Dont risk driving without one, just an unnecessary fine."
  Topic: First bus purchase: From North Dakota to Florida
CrRusty

Replies: 69
Views: 3996

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:45 pm   Subject: Re: First bus purchase: From North Dakota to Florida
X2
  Topic: What's your MPG (miles per gallon) fuel gas mileage FAQ
CrRusty

Replies: 683
Views: 120044

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:34 am   Subject: Re: What's your MPG (miles per gallon) fuel gas mileage FAQ
timvw7476, That fuel mileage is respectful. One of the fine tuning for decent fuel mileage is "tuning" the carbs. Do you have any information about the jetting sizes that you are curre ...
  Topic: My 100 dollar 1969 Westy
CrRusty

Replies: 47
Views: 1915

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:47 am   Subject: Re: My 100 dollar 1969 Westy
"Here's some pics of the bus (no name yet) as we found it. It was trapped in a blackberry bramble that used to be an old horseshoe pit some decades ago.."

I'd vote for it to be named ... ...
  Topic: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/13/19
CrRusty

Replies: 68
Views: 6524

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:39 am   Subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/13/19
Hi all campers, I have a fun idea for the Salem Igloo. The entrance corridor to the Igloo is fairly unwelcoming late at night when it it dark. I'm thinking of bringing some of my vintage kerosene h ...
  Topic: 15th All Air Cooled Gathering- PLEASE READ IF YOU WERE THERE
CrRusty

Replies: 57
Views: 6768

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:47 am   Subject: Re: 15th All Air Cooled Gathering- PLEASE READ IF YOU WERE THERE
2x,
It happens all over, this just a couple days ago. And this guy thought He would get home without anyone noticing his windshield.
http://hudsonvalley.news12.com/story/41134869/mount-kisco-man- ...
  Topic: Web Cam hydraulic lifters damaged after 800 miles - 107i cam
CrRusty

Replies: 87
Views: 2920

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:07 pm   Subject: Re: Web Cam hydraulic lifters damaged after 800 miles
Im just going to throw out a thought.
Since the cam lobes are the same for both sides of the engine, the wear marks on the lifters should mimic or copy what the opposite side is. Its the same lobe ...
  Topic: CTVWA Fall Foliage Cruise 10/20/19 - CT
CrRusty

Replies: 1
Views: 1050

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:00 am   Subject: Re: CTVWA Fall Foliage Cruise 10/20/19 - CT
Yes, We are back up to the Northwest corner of the state. Cant wait, Hope the weather cooperates. Thanks for organizing. See you all in Thomaston. Randy
  Topic: Front seat toilet?
CrRusty

Replies: 47
Views: 1830

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:16 pm   Subject: Re: Front seat toilet?
Lets change the heading subject to Potty Talk, since we have left the front seat.
  Topic: 1972 bus now won’t start
CrRusty

Replies: 38
Views: 774

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:08 pm   Subject: Re: 1972 bus now won’t start
2x. Check points. Correct gap, not corroded.
  Topic: Jack used for road service
CrRusty

Replies: 10
Views: 351

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:28 am   Subject: Jack used for road service
I'm looking for an improvement. Im not a fan of the stock bus jack. It still is in the bus, but rather use a "better" jack. I remember the bottle jack was what I commonly kept in the bus ...
  Topic: The comments are epic - Bay Window Bus shoplifter
CrRusty

Replies: 145
Views: 11154

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:12 am   Subject: Re: The comments are epic - Bay Window Bus shoplifter
I think we, as a community, are all shocked to say the least. Goes to show how defective the human race can be. When I woke up this morning it was hoping this episode was just a bad dream.
  Topic: Are AGM Batteries an improvement over typical lead acid battery?
CrRusty

Replies: 32
Views: 1298

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:23 am   Subject: Are AGM Batteries an improvement over typical lead acid battery?
It seems like the availability and costs of AGM batteries have come along way in the last few years. I have an AGM (walmart)battery in my 2003 TDI Jetta for almost 9 years now, its still going strong ...
  Topic: 15th All Air Cooled Gathering- PLEASE READ IF YOU WERE THERE
CrRusty

Replies: 57
Views: 6768

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:48 pm   Subject: Re: 15th Annual All Air Cooled Gathering- September 13, 14, 15, 2019
Saturday morning caravan to Flanders:
For anyone who would like to caravan from central Ct to the show on Saturday morning; tentative time- 7:30 am

Same location as last year,

Going west on ...
 
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