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  Topic: Egypt Classic Cars - [email protected] - Ashraf El-Ma
Lionhart94010

Replies: 32
Views: 4570

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:38 pm   Subject: Re: Egypt Classic Cars - [email protected] - Ashraf El-Ma
RE: Egypt Classic Cars

Happy with my (2) Euro T2 Hella rear Turn signal lenses :0)

Prompt and professional, cam well packed Via FedEx…

Would do business again…

Thanks for the great service ...
  Topic: Limited slip / locking differential?
Lionhart94010

Replies: 25
Views: 16690

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:50 pm   Subject: Re: Limited slip / locking differential?
Thinking about getting one :0)

Finally, a Posi-Traction Differential for Bus & Vanagon!

A posi-traction differential, also known as ATB (automatic torque biasing), is a simple and effective ...
  Topic: Good deal on Bay Buses or parts thread
Lionhart94010

Replies: 1254
Views: 295520

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:20 am   Subject: Re: Good deal on Bay Buses or parts thread
FYI for those in Calgary :0)

There are new vehicles matching your saved search New Saved Alert at Row52.

1975 Volkswagen Bus
PICK-n-PULL Calgary (Barlow Trail)
Calgary, Alberta Row: 11
Added: ...
  Topic: CSP Pacemaker
Lionhart94010

Replies: 7
Views: 1872

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:41 pm   Subject: Re: CSP Pacemaker
although expensive, it could be a simple solution in a small package...

they make four different versions, one with a USB port, a Bluetooth version, a version with a vacuum port( but it seems not t ...
  Topic: Coil on Plugs
Lionhart94010

Replies: 12
Views: 2255

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 2:32 pm   Subject: Coil on Plugs
I'm running COP on my VW. Using Accel coils for a Ford Crown Vic Police interceptor. "Lethal Voltage" marked on them. But i've heard the Yukon coils are the cats meow.

COP will require to ...
  Topic: Where did you guys put your oil coolers?
Lionhart94010

Replies: 40
Views: 6664

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:23 am   Subject: Re: Where did you guys put your oil coolers?
Hey Lionhart94010,
do you know if they make those wonder pistons for Type 4 engine in 94 or 96 mm?
thanks,
Heiko

Hi Heiko,

Not that I know of, and if they did IMO they would not be a good mat ...
  Topic: super squish piston
Lionhart94010

Replies: 89
Views: 17040

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2016 12:45 pm   Subject: Re: super squish piston
For anyone interested, it seems that John at Aircooled.net is now selling 92mm Super Squish pistons, and it is possible that people that have 90.5 and 92mm cut case and heads could use the 92mm piston ...
  Topic: Where did you guys put your oil coolers?
Lionhart94010

Replies: 40
Views: 6664

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2016 12:25 pm   Subject: Re: Where did you guys put your oil coolers?
RatCamper
RE "Lionhart94010: I have read mixed feelings about water injection. I thought it worked, but I have heard some detractors. Partially due to cylinder wash, increased wear, and oil cont ...
  Topic: Trouble finding specifics on Carb..( I searched)
Lionhart94010

Replies: 49
Views: 3986

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 4:27 pm   Subject: Trouble finding specifics on Carb..( I searched)
FYI, make sure your idle jet is not clogged, many driving issues on Solex carbs are related to clogged/ too small idle jets…

Also sometimes cleaning an old carb(30K +) increases air leakage at th ...
  Topic: Trouble finding specifics on Carb..( I searched)
Lionhart94010

Replies: 49
Views: 3986

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:48 pm   Subject: Trouble finding specifics on Carb..( I searched)
The problem with using a standard jet number someone else has had success with is that there are so many factors that affect A/F which makes most ACVW T1 engines unique… to get an engine to run well o ...
  Topic: Trouble finding specifics on Carb..( I searched)
Lionhart94010

Replies: 49
Views: 3986

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2015 10:11 am   Subject: Trouble finding specifics on Carb..( I searched)
IMO you are wasting your time trying to tune it without an Air Fuel ratio meter, the reason most people have problems with their T1 engines not idling is incorrect jetting, and/or not functioning prop ...
  Topic: Questions About Engine Size & Transmission
Lionhart94010

Replies: 42
Views: 2746

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:02 pm   Subject: Questions About Engine Size & Transmission


SS pistons sound like the perfect solution for T2 Buses, and if John made them in 90.5 or 85.5 I would buy a set in a hart beat; for me 90.5 would be a NA/ engine, and I’d probably Turbo it if the ...
  Topic: Questions About Engine Size & Transmission
Lionhart94010

Replies: 42
Views: 2746

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2015 2:57 pm   Subject: Questions About Engine Size & Transmission

After years of looking for ways to get around the limitations of the T1 engine the only truly viable solution I have come up with is to:

carefully swap to a more modern watercooled engine



...
  Topic: Questions About Engine Size & Transmission
Lionhart94010

Replies: 42
Views: 2746

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 10:42 pm   Subject: Questions About Engine Size & Transmission
A high HP T1 bus engine without a thermostatically controlled oil cooler, deep slump in the air stream below, like yours would surely overheat in short order if it tried to slay a five to ten mile 6% ...
  Topic: Questions About Engine Size & Transmission
Lionhart94010

Replies: 42
Views: 2746

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:19 pm   Subject: Questions About Engine Size & Transmission
One thing to keep in mind before spending a lot of money to make a T2 Bus faster is that T1 engines can only shed 40-50 hp worth of heat in the heads… (unless you use a set of super squishy pistons so ...
  Topic: I Bought Another Bus 1971 Bay Window Transporter
Lionhart94010

Replies: 22
Views: 4070

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 9:18 am   Subject: I Bought Another Bus 1971 Bay Window Transporter
Nice 71 :0)

After you adjust the valves and timing… the most common problems with dual carb setups are:

1. Badly adjusted idle mixture screw(adjust in or out till it runs its best)

2. Clogged ...
  Topic: My first bus. 71 Westfalia rebuild.
Lionhart94010

Replies: 34
Views: 8107

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2015 10:43 pm   Subject: My first bus. 71 Westfalia rebuild.
Great Bus!

Your new VW venture into T2 Buses will be interesting, pushing a brick with a T1 engine is quite a bit different than pushing a KG or SB ;0)

A good stock engine can push a fully loade ...
  Topic: The 1971 White Westfalia
Lionhart94010

Replies: 84
Views: 8624

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2015 10:23 am   Subject: The 1971 White Westfalia
Good progress….


Just an FYI, in the original construction of the front door panels, as well as many other aspect of a factory build, they take great care to use materials that will performed well ...
  Topic: The 1971 White Westfalia
Lionhart94010

Replies: 84
Views: 8624

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:51 am   Subject: The 1971 White Westfalia
Great thread!

……. Thanks for sharing……Look forwards to hearing about your adventure!

For some reason I didn't get a notification for this reply, sorry for the delay in responding, and thank you ...
  Topic: removing a wood headliner on a 71 westfalia bus
Lionhart94010

Replies: 15
Views: 2620

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 6:23 pm   Subject: removing a wood headliner on a 71 westfalia bus
Gently push on one of the short side of the light, you might have to wigged it a bit, try to slip a credit card under the rim/edge of the light, pull down gently, if it does not work try wiggling it a ...
 
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