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  Topic: Removing the Rear Apron
Kansas Rob

Replies: 9
Views: 650

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 5:31 pm   Subject: Removing the Rear Apron
I'm in the middle of this mod.
I hope it goes easier for you than it is for me.

I got her off there ok, but the fit on my replacement is hell so far.
Most everything looks ok and fits, but the vi ...
  Topic: just picked up a '70 standard
Kansas Rob

Replies: 24
Views: 1528

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2014 9:14 pm   Subject: just picked up a '70 standard
Ha!
My dad's a Mopar guy (currently with two 70 Challengers).
He's always had a Barracuda or something on the garage.
My first car was a Dodge Demon.

I was never terribly interested.

Now I'm ...
  Topic: Need help with rear quarter panel
Kansas Rob

Replies: 13
Views: 1267

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2014 8:26 pm   Subject: Need help with rear quarter panel
I'm starting to feel better about my body work anyway Very Happy

That thing looks wasted, I'd replace her.
http://www.wolfsburgwest.com/cart/DetailsList.cfm?ID=111809085CA
  Topic: just picked up a '70 standard
Kansas Rob

Replies: 24
Views: 1528

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2014 7:46 pm   Subject: just picked up a '70 standard
The stumble can be adjusted out. I'm running the H30/31 with an 009 distributor and have no stumble anymore.

This works for me as well.
Running this combo on boffum.
  Topic: What to 3d print?
Kansas Rob

Replies: 228
Views: 21111

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 3:44 pm   Subject: What to 3d print?
x3 on the speedo needles.
  Topic: 68 single port -backfires through carb
Kansas Rob

Replies: 7
Views: 451

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 3:27 pm   Subject: 68 single port -backfires through carb
How about any exhaust leaks? They can give you grief also.

x2
Had the same issue due to missing a few gaskets.
  Topic: carb leaking fuel
Kansas Rob

Replies: 8
Views: 387

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:48 pm   Subject: carb leaking fuel
I would check the float valve and float level too.

Agreed
I ran into the same issue with a full tank and parked with the nose elevated.
Stuck float valve just let's gravity do it's thing.

Her ...
  Topic: Pictures of Kayaks on Your Bus
Kansas Rob

Replies: 46
Views: 7434

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 2:20 pm   Subject: Pictures of Kayaks on Your Bus
First trip with our new canoe (17ft Coleman)

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1245824.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1217759.jpg

Ready to go fishing!

Can you guys still ...
  Topic: Pictures of Kayaks on Your Bus
Kansas Rob

Replies: 46
Views: 7434

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:07 pm   Subject: Pictures of Kayaks on Your Bus
First trip with our new canoe (17ft Coleman)

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1245824.jpg
  Topic: Won't start when hot
Kansas Rob

Replies: 13
Views: 803

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 7:40 pm   Subject: Won't start when hot
No spark or no gas.

You should be able to use started fluid or a little gas to prime the carb next time to eliminate the fuel pump or vapor lock option.

Same thing happened to me and I jumped th ...
  Topic: First Air cooled.. 70 Camper.
Kansas Rob

Replies: 264
Views: 23106

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 8:13 pm   Subject: First Air cooled.. 70 Camper.
This is my first year with the camper also.
Those camping trips are truly epic.

I replaced my cot earlier this year.
Good place to stash a kid.

Bus depot has good canvas replacements for your ...
  Topic: First Air cooled.. 70 Camper.
Kansas Rob

Replies: 264
Views: 23106

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:59 pm   Subject: First Air cooled.. 70 Camper.
http://www.busdepot.com/231101
  Topic: Car running great except when it breaks down :(
Kansas Rob

Replies: 32
Views: 4592

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 7:22 pm   Subject: Car running great except when it breaks down :(
Just got over a similar issue with the bus.
It ran great but gave me issues during 30-45 minute trips.
It would die
I'd let it sit and cool off.
It would run again.

I started buying into vapor ...
  Topic: Let's see some Bus and wilderness pics
Kansas Rob

Replies: 2079
Views: 556170

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 09, 2014 8:12 pm   Subject: Let's see some Bus and wilderness pics
Finally think she is road worthy.
First successful trip.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1217769.jpg
  Topic: hole in carb!!
Kansas Rob

Replies: 17
Views: 1191

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat May 17, 2014 3:25 pm   Subject: hole in carb!!
I have a thimble JB welded into the carb on the bus.
Kind of tacky but it got me back on the road

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1208516.jpg
  Topic: Running boards
Kansas Rob

Replies: 19
Views: 1314

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:39 pm   Subject: Running boards
I went with Wolfsburg and they are nice.
Just hope you don't find what I found when you remove the old ones
- rusted rocker panels Embarassed
  Topic: Life hack for emptying gas tank
Kansas Rob

Replies: 14
Views: 1932

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 10:47 pm   Subject: Life hack for emptying gas tank
I try to brew at least once a month.
I use the down time in the process (mash, sparge, boil) to tinker with the bug and the bus.
I donít think I ever actually mixed the two though. Laughing
  Topic: another gas smell post
Kansas Rob

Replies: 12
Views: 883

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:16 pm   Subject: another gas smell post
Replace every hose, coming to and going from your fuel tank. It takes about an hour and costs little.

Tim

I need to do this job as well.
Here are a couple of links for parts I have saved for t ...
  Topic: my first volkswagen beetle 1968
Kansas Rob

Replies: 16
Views: 1610

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 5:45 pm   Subject: my first volkswagen beetle 1968
Keeps the gardeners on their toes........

It doesn't seem like there are a whole lot of Air cooleds in town, but there are a few decent shops in town if you ever get majorly stumped.
  Topic: The Stupid Question Thread
Kansas Rob

Replies: 1607
Views: 243387

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 3:52 pm   Subject: The Stupid Question Thread
The Bay Window forum has one as a sticky.
It's 160 pages of a mess if you ask me.....tough for me to find what stupid thing I'm searching for.
 
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