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  Topic: Looking for help getting a 1972 camper roadworthy. PDX area.
Moonunit

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:05 pm   Subject: Looking for help getting a 1972 camper roadworthy. PDX area.
Camper was running when I parked it about 15 yrs ago, but needed some repairs. I also have a ?1980 camper needing some work as well that I'd be interested in part trade somehow.

If interested plea ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2008 1:28 am   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
I would send my heads to him and after they have a look at what you have, have him call you and suggest what would be best for you.

He won't know if your heads are worth keeping if he has not looke ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

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Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2008 11:02 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Finally got the heads out to Adrian today. Been a LONG week. They should be there by Thursday.

More coming. Send suggestions. Down to a borrowed vehicle now, and tired. Nice, short visit with a few ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:32 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Just talked to Chris at Head Flow Masters, and it sounds like unless someone tells me anything different I'll just get the stock rebuild from them for $210 @. He said a couple weeks should do it Very Happy . ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:30 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
I don't know. Am I asking the wrong questions, do I just seem stupid or what? I'm really just trying to clarify exactly what I need to do and ask for.

I'm ready to send the heads, but the questio ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2008 1:26 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Just edited my last post with a couple additional questions. Sorry Randy I was editing while you were posting.

More editing.
Do the "stock" heads already have the referred to upgraded ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

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Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2008 12:59 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980

If it were me I would just send them to Headflow Masters and have it done once and be done with it. I would also probably want to have a look at the camshaft (by a machine shop) and lifters to to g ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

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Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 9:28 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
What i'm wondering is how your gonna get the engine compartment seal back on good w/o bending the tin back to much.

DOOD! C'mon. I guess I need to know what to expect, and I've kinda wondered abo ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 9:23 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Once you remove all of the tinwork and the fan shroud, you will see that the oil cooler is held on by some 13mm bolts that need to be torqed to 5 foot pounds. No reefing on those please.

Yes the B ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Jul 17, 2008 9:16 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Be patient guy and the Bentley is more of a friend than you realize. Study the diagrams and reread everything before you do a procedure. Also if you find your self unusually forcing things like the ti ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:26 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
HEY, where'd everybody go Question
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:58 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Oh Man, what a PITA! I guess I just don't understand the engineering. There just ain't nothin' that don't have to come off, and in a convoluted puzzle to boot Confused . The Bentley is valueless in this ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:44 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Got the Bentley, taken pics, notes and cleaning as I go. The head is coming off tomorrow and I'll be at the Lucky Lab Monday night. Wish me luck.

I'll post pics of the head when I get it off. Th ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:21 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Thanks Marc, kinda what I figured. It'll be easier to take the exhaust to the torches than the torhces to the van Cool won't be a problem Laughing

Now for the next (supposed) complication. I took ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:57 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Are you that guy known as "The Amazing Randy"? Man, I got know idea how you come up with this stuff!

Anyway, the Series resistor plug was all good. I wonder if the item being held in th ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:51 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Taking mass pictures, but I can't figure out how the silver thing "left on pic" has any thing to do with injectors. Ran strong till she pooped. Now I know why I couldn't do it "in fr ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:04 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
OK, well 2 hrs. x 6, or 45 min x about 26, but I finally got it.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/457961.jpg
Lookin' nice, refreshed and clean aren't I? Laughing Anyway for future reference i ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:23 am   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Wow! After a good night sleep, and now reading the responses to my last post, I'm feeling much better Very Happy These replies are very encouraging and I feel more confident to move forward.

FNGRUVN, ...
  Topic: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Moonunit

Replies: 41
Views: 4651

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 11:53 pm   Subject: Proceedure to Remove Driver Side Head Engine In? 1980
Ya know, she ran fine before this, and once I've had it out it'll certainly be easier to do again. I don't have unlimited time or money.

I appreciate the suggestions of all I could, and or shoul ...
  Topic: 82 Westy, backfiring
Moonunit

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Views: 698

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2008 6:41 pm   Subject: 82 Westy, backfiring
Congrats Patrick! Enjoy your New England (and other?) travels Very Happy
 
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