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  Topic: 71 Bay fuel tank outlet nipple
Dogo

Replies: 44
Views: 9720

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:40 am   Subject: Re: 71 Bay fuel tank outlet nipple
I have all the hardware sorted. Could anyone give me a little “complete idiot” direction on wiring this?
Can I go straight to coil? Inline fuse necessary? Cable gauge important? Any other tips are ap ...
  Topic: Joe Leroux - [email protected]
Dogo

Replies: 0
Views: 21

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:11 pm   Subject: Joe Leroux - [email protected]
Joe replied to a wanted ad of mine. Very fair price, supplied pictures and the item was just as described. Shipped quickly and very well packaged.
Perfect transaction. Wouldn’t doubt to buy/sell fro ...
  Topic: Rear main seal leaking
Dogo

Replies: 36
Views: 8232

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:37 pm   Subject: Re: Rear main seal leaking
Will do. Thank you.
Everything else seems ok (other than the o ring)? ....Anyone

I also just realized I have two shims as opposed to three. Three is the norm, correct?
  Topic: Rear main seal leaking
Dogo

Replies: 36
Views: 8232

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:13 pm   Subject: Re: Rear main seal leaking
Thanks everyone for your help.
Finally got around to pulling the engine. I also dyed the oil. I think I found the culprit. The Oring was pinched and crushed.
Is it possible to have such a big leak ...
  Topic: Rear main seal leaking
Dogo

Replies: 36
Views: 8232

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:57 pm   Subject: Re: Rear main seal leaking
THank you TCash and SGKent for the tips
  Topic: Rear main seal leaking
Dogo

Replies: 36
Views: 8232

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 12:56 pm   Subject: Re: Rear main seal leaking
Try and check the end play by moving the crankshaft pulley in and out. You basically shouldn't feel much movement at all. Did you look at the flywheel snout which rides against the main oil seal? S ...
  Topic: Rear main seal leaking
Dogo

Replies: 36
Views: 8232

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:07 am   Subject: Re: Rear main seal leaking
So basically you're trying to locate an oil leak in the flywheel area and you are ruling out breather pressure as the cause because of the excellent compression test readings you've found.

Yes, b ...
  Topic: Rear main seal leaking
Dogo

Replies: 36
Views: 8232

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:53 am   Subject: Re: Rear main seal leaking
I pulled my motor for other reasons other than the seal, but it did seem like I had a bad leak coming from it. Replaced it with a red (silicone?) one. And new O ring. It didn't have a paper gasket, so ...
  Topic: BusLust - [email protected] - William B.
Dogo

Replies: 29
Views: 2145

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:25 pm   Subject: Re: BusLust - [email protected] - William B.
One of the better purchasing experiences I've had on Samba.
Items just as described. Excellent communication. Very reasonable pricing, quick and great packaging.
Thank you!
  Topic: EMPI vs Flat 4 Fuchs - Don't waste money on Flat 4s
Dogo

Replies: 8
Views: 6974

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 1:42 am   Subject: Re: EMPI vs Flat 4 Fuchs - Don't waste money on Flat 4s
Anything new on the deep 6 empi wheels? I've been doing a lot of searching and digging on this and i can't tell the difference in the. With looking at photos. The only thing I see is that there might ...
  Topic: Another fuel sender repair method T2a
Dogo

Replies: 68
Views: 8514

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 2:49 pm   Subject: Re: Another fuel sender repair method
Getting empty and float half way readings when testing at these locations

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1661464.jpg

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  Topic: Another fuel sender repair method T2a
Dogo

Replies: 68
Views: 8514

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:13 pm   Subject: Re: Another fuel sender repair method
My sender was reading about 3/4 full when in fact it was full.
Yup - that's the typical sender failure mode symptom.

Took it apart all seems alright, but I now am trying to measure resistance and ...
  Topic: Another fuel sender repair method T2a
Dogo

Replies: 68
Views: 8514

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:35 am   Subject: Re: Another fuel sender repair method
I see what you, Tcash. I guess a lot was lost in translation.
My sender was reading about 3/4 full when in fact it was full.
Took it apart all seems alright, but I now am trying to measure resista ...
  Topic: Another fuel sender repair method T2a
Dogo

Replies: 68
Views: 8514

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 7:33 am   Subject: Re: Another fuel sender repair method
In another write up, which I can't understand (in French), this repair is shown. What's the difference? Is it doing the same thing? Seems like at least you'd avoid tapping the lid.

https://www.the ...
  Topic: Not getting email notifications
Dogo

Replies: 4
Views: 1112

PostForum: Site   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:07 am   Subject: Re: Not getting email notifications
A couple of weeks ago I stopped getting all email notifications for thread updates or PM's. I checked my spam folder and they aren't in there. I checked my settings here and everything looks good. ...
  Topic: Another fuel sender repair method T2a
Dogo

Replies: 68
Views: 8514

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2017 4:34 am   Subject: Re: Another fuel sender repair method
In another write up, which I can't understand (in French), this repair is shown. What's the difference? Is it doing the same thing? Seems like at least you'd avoid tapping the lid.

https://www.the ...
  Topic: Rear Diagonal (radius) arm bushing replacement
Dogo

Replies: 24
Views: 2110

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:57 pm   Subject: Re: rear A arm bush replacement
Has anyone tackled this, that can provide a play by play? The Bentley say you can't replace the bushing itlself because it's vulcanized to the arm, that the entire arm must be replaced??
  Topic: Spring Plate Angle/Torsion Bar Adjustment (Pics Added)
Dogo

Replies: 262
Views: 96984

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:28 am   Subject: Re: Spring Plate Angle/Torsion Bar Adjustment (Pics Added)
Would a smaller diameter -passenger bus- torsion bar, make for a smoother/softer ride on a westy?
  Topic: Lowering a Bay FAQ
Dogo

Replies: 4501
Views: 1428910

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon May 29, 2017 8:13 pm   Subject: Re: Lowering a Bay FAQ
So I feel like I have read through this forum a bunch.. Just wanted to touch base before I make this huge purchase.
My plan is to order a 4" narrowed beam from WW and the 2.5" drop spindles ...
  Topic: Early / Late Bay Brake Boosters - Whats the Difference?
Dogo

Replies: 25
Views: 5104

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 28, 2017 9:16 am   Subject: Re: Early / Late Bay Brake Boosters - Whats the Difference?
Id like to shop for one of these to convert my '70. As far as boosters are concerned; what is considered early or late (year)? And what would be a sure way to tell them apart (e.g. Part number, or...? ...
 
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