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  Topic: Let's see some Bus and wilderness pics
DarrylB

Replies: 2072
Views: 546264

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 8:26 am   Subject: Re: Let's see some Bus and wilderness pics
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  Topic: Let's see some Bus and wilderness pics
DarrylB

Replies: 2072
Views: 546264

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 8:05 pm   Subject: Let's see some Bus and wilderness pics
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Camping at Roosevelt State Park in Mississippi June 09
  Topic: Canine co-pilots Thread
DarrylB

Replies: 660
Views: 108310

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 7:55 pm   Subject: Canine co-pilots Thread
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This is Nova on our road trip to New Orleans from Austin last week. She usually rides shotgun, you can see how thrilled she is about being in th ...
  Topic: I've been driving with it like this...
DarrylB

Replies: 24
Views: 2288

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 5:00 pm   Subject: I've been driving with it like this...
That's your sway bar to help with cornering. I wouldn't weld it. You can buy a heavy duty empi sway bar for $89.95 from CIP1.com. They help a lot with those cross winds and just make the bus more st ...
  Topic: I give... can someone tell me where this leak is?
DarrylB

Replies: 24
Views: 2817

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2009 5:31 pm   Subject: I give... can someone tell me where this leak is?
I had the same mysterious leak on the bottom of my oil filter (same kind as you have), I thought it was the oil pressure switch at first, replaced it and still leaked. It ended being the seals betw ...
  Topic: Fuel Pump problems, getting too much electricity??
DarrylB

Replies: 3
Views: 667

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2009 8:56 am   Subject: Fuel Pump problems, getting too much electricity??
A battery doesn't "push" current to a device, a device draws an amount of current from the battery depending on the resistance of the load and the voltage being applied to it. That being s ...
  Topic: Please help...Won't run
DarrylB

Replies: 13
Views: 1040

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2009 3:57 pm   Subject: Please help...Won't run
Do you see fuel coming out of the spout in your carb when you move the accelerator pump? I've had needle valves get stuck closed after the float chamber fills up.
  Topic: So how many people on here are from Ontario, Canada
DarrylB

Replies: 70
Views: 6130

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 05, 2009 6:35 pm   Subject: So how many people on here are from Ontario, Canada
I use to live in Elmira Ontario, then Sturgeon Falls (Northern), then I moved to Vancouver, but now I live in Austin Texas.
  Topic: Clutch cable busted fixed it and busted again
DarrylB

Replies: 19
Views: 2360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 5:33 pm   Subject: Clutch cable busted fixed it and busted again
I'm pretty sure you should feel your clutch start to disengage about a 1/4 of the way down on the pedal. The cable stretches over time so you need to tighten it once in a while.
  Topic: Clutch cable busted fixed it and busted again
DarrylB

Replies: 19
Views: 2360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 4:48 pm   Subject: Clutch cable busted fixed it and busted again
I've had my bus for about 5 years now and I've had to replace my clutch cable 4 times already. Every time it was cold and raining and trying to tighten that damn wingnut with cold hands is brutal. D ...
  Topic: Hightop Conversion to Poptop in Late Bay
DarrylB

Replies: 16
Views: 2667

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:41 am   Subject: Hightop Conversion to Poptop in Late Bay
I went from this

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to this

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This type of pop-top required no welding or anything. Unscre ...
  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
DarrylB

Replies: 4588
Views: 1504283

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:11 am   Subject: Lowering a Bay FAQ
Boomerangs in the back, turned beam in the front. I didn't narrow it when I did the beam (which I kind of regret). The front can go around 2-3" lower, but I moved to Austin TX and the roads h ...
  Topic: my weber progressive preheater cookie can
DarrylB

Replies: 29
Views: 7560

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:01 am   Subject: my weber progressive preheater cookie can
I installed a nitrous bottle blanket around my manifold and runners, then wrapped them in header wrap. The blanket heats to around 150 deg F before it cuts out. It's ran through a relay that came w ...
  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
DarrylB

Replies: 4588
Views: 1504283

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 01, 2008 10:34 am   Subject: Lowering a Bay FAQ
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  Topic: Pictures of Bays in Snow
DarrylB

Replies: 1307
Views: 186090

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Nov 30, 2008 7:53 pm   Subject: Pictures of Bays in Snow
Winter in Vancouver 2007

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  Topic: buy-boys or wagenswest?
DarrylB

Replies: 1
Views: 569

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2008 2:58 pm   Subject: buy-boys or wagenswest?
I put the bus boys boomeranges on my bus. The wagens west ones look like they do the exact same thing though. I probably would have gotten those ones if I knew they were available at the time just b ...
  Topic: Help Getting A bus project in canada.
DarrylB

Replies: 17
Views: 1334

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:13 pm   Subject: Help Getting A bus project in canada.
Check the Vancouver Craigslist. There's usually a fair bit for sale. You'll still need the out of province inspection though.
  Topic: driving a bay from "The Bay " to Vancouver Canada
DarrylB

Replies: 20
Views: 1848

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:13 am   Subject: driving a bay from "The Bay " to Vancouver Canada
I drove my 72 from Van to SF and back with no CAA or any tools. I was young and stupid I guess. I never had any problems except a slipping clutch on those SF steep ass hills. I would still do it a ...
  Topic: Engine not idling
DarrylB

Replies: 26
Views: 2290

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 9:10 am   Subject: Engine not idling
Move you're throttle and look down your carbs, do you see fuel dumping down you're carbs from your accelerator pump? Are you sure you're float chambers are filling up? I have rebuilt solexes and t ...
  Topic: Weird Problem with Shifting My '70 Westy
DarrylB

Replies: 12
Views: 1485

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 3:01 pm   Subject: Weird Problem with Shifting My '70 Westy
I've had the same problems with my shifter. I can drive it fine but I hate to let anyone else drive my bus and ram through all the gears.
I would try loosening the 2 13mm bolts under your floormat ...
 
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