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  Topic: Experience with Bus Depot Fuel Injectors
MadMax78

Replies: 7
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 2:45 am   Subject: Re: Experience with Bus Depot Fuel Injectors
The injectors are custom run for us by a long established fuel injection specialist, right here in the USA. We have sold thousands without problems.

Thanks for chiming in! I already figured that s ...
  Topic: Experience with Bus Depot Fuel Injectors
MadMax78

Replies: 7
Views: 497

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:32 pm   Subject: Experience with Bus Depot Fuel Injectors
Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone had experience installing these injectors: http://www.busdepot.com/022906031d

I bought 4 of them a while ago, but they are completely unlabeled white label prod ...
  Topic: EFI
MadMax78

Replies: 4
Views: 1320

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:56 pm   Subject: Re: EFI
I actually prefer running L-jet over carbs and even better is running a modern FI system that also controls spark. This gives you a ton of advantages in usability of your car once you got everything i ...
  Topic: Fuel delivery issues (L-jet)
MadMax78

Replies: 6
Views: 289

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 4:09 am   Subject: Re: Fuel delivery issues (L-jet)
Have you considered the fuel pump relay (double relay) trigger contacts inside the AFM? If they were corroded or not touching securely then the double relay could be shutting off intermittently. Also ...
  Topic: Fuel delivery issues (L-jet)
MadMax78

Replies: 6
Views: 289

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:15 am   Subject: Fuel delivery issues (L-jet)
Hi all,

Recently ran into a little issue with the bus. At random moments the fuel delivery would go really lean (got AFR gauge under the dash). This happened on a few hour trip to the UK. During th ...
  Topic: Overlanding a VW Bus Around The World?!
MadMax78

Replies: 816
Views: 81208

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 3:07 pm   Subject: Re: Overlanding a VW Bus Around The World?!

I didn't know Ben wants/needs a 2L?

I really do want a 2L - 1600 just had to work too hard to move the house over mountains. a 2L would help with the load

I would definitely go with a type 4 ...
  Topic: What's your favorite camping item you bring in your bus?
MadMax78

Replies: 68
Views: 6200

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:35 pm   Subject: Re: What's your favorite camping item you bring in your bus?
Since we agree that beer is just a part of your bus, I'll choose the Coleman dual fuel stove.

https://cdni.llbean.net/is/image/wim/263830_237_41
  Topic: Overlanding a VW Bus Around The World?!
MadMax78

Replies: 816
Views: 81208

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2017 3:05 pm   Subject: Re: Overlanding a VW Bus Around The World?!
In my earlier post I mentioned I could share the spare parts list we used. So I created a quick shared Google doc. You can view it here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1fOOftxpHJcytmTHv4McM ...
  Topic: Overlanding a VW Bus Around The World?!
MadMax78

Replies: 816
Views: 81208

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:28 pm   Subject: Re: Overlanding a VW Bus Around The World?!
Hi

Some guys mentioned it before, but we drove our bus through some pretty remote areas, including Asia. If you're interested you can look through our prep threads to see what we changed on our bus ...
  Topic: t2 vw syncro original (4x4 four wheel drive)
MadMax78

Replies: 51
Views: 10652

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2015 12:51 pm   Subject: t2 vw syncro original (4x4 four wheel drive)
and now the VW code of the front differential Shocked Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1394835.jpg


Looks like that's just the normal 6 rib transmission case they used ...
  Topic: Uprated torsion leaves
MadMax78

Replies: 12
Views: 812

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:54 am   Subject: Uprated torsion leaves
Is your bus still in south america? I would be interested in the upgrade as well since my springs are failing, if you have a shop down there which can fabricate I wonder if we can do both the buses at ...
  Topic: Uprated torsion leaves
MadMax78

Replies: 12
Views: 812

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2015 1:55 pm   Subject: Uprated torsion leaves
I actually looked in to the option of mounting coil over shocks to assists the original leaves. I don't think it's a good idea of deleting the leaves all together, you'll just put extra stress on plac ...
  Topic: Uprated torsion leaves
MadMax78

Replies: 12
Views: 812

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2015 9:25 am   Subject: Uprated torsion leaves
Has anyone ever found a company selling updated torsion leaves for bay buses? I've recently replaced them but cracked them again.

I use my bus for overlanding trips, so often on rough roads with a ...
  Topic: High-Lift, Highlift, High Lift, Hy Lift, Jack
MadMax78

Replies: 29
Views: 10764

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:43 am   Subject: High-Lift, Highlift, High Lift, Hy Lift, Jack
I actually bought one of these for my bus and modified a Defender adapter to fit the bus jack points.

Jacked the bus up once and then sold the jack again. They are rather dangerous, especially if ...
  Topic: Off road modifications for your bus FAQ
MadMax78

Replies: 1657
Views: 505665

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 29, 2014 5:43 pm   Subject: Off road modifications for your bus FAQ
So we're considering swapping the headlights out for full LED units (GE Nighthawk)...
I checked out the GE Nighthawks http://www.gelighting.com/LightingWeb/na/consumer/products/highlights/nighthawk/ ...
  Topic: Off road modifications for your bus FAQ
MadMax78

Replies: 1657
Views: 505665

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2014 12:38 pm   Subject: Off road modifications for your bus FAQ
Madmax, will you ever be running an LED light bar?

We're actually thinking about that as well. We are now running into the problem that the alternator can hardly cope with nighttime driving with al ...
  Topic: Off road modifications for your bus FAQ
MadMax78

Replies: 1657
Views: 505665

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2014 7:09 am   Subject: Off road modifications for your bus FAQ

This bus belongs to forum member Bursch
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/748890.jpg

In that picture we're actually running front tyres that are too small. You can see that the ones in the ...
  Topic: 5 Speed transaxle swap (for shorter first gear)
MadMax78

Replies: 7
Views: 2277

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:39 am   Subject: 5 Speed transaxle swap (for shorter first gear)
I had been thinking the same thing in the past months. It would be ideal to use a vanagon diesel 5 speed box with the really short first gear. You could them add an LSD or possibly a syncro locker. ...
  Topic: 5 Speed transaxle swap (for shorter first gear)
MadMax78

Replies: 7
Views: 2277

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 4:05 pm   Subject: 5 Speed transaxle swap (for shorter first gear)
We want to look into the options of swapping our 091 transaxle for a 5 speed unit so we can fit a "granny" gear, basically an extra short first gear. The reason why we want a shorter first i ...
  Topic: 'Let's Go! Scotland-Croatia and onwards in our Kombi!'
MadMax78

Replies: 1206
Views: 106210

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2014 2:45 pm   Subject: 'Let's Go! Scotland-Croatia and onwards in our Kombi!'
We've got a few road trips under our belt by now and I wouldn't worry about the trip you planned at all. Like rsbadura mentioned, you're in Europe, help is always at hand in case anything would happen ...
 
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