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  Topic: 1974 Westfalia Weekender
RONIN10

Replies: 632
Views: 138409

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2021 10:24 am   Subject: Re: 1974 Westfalia Weekender
Nice work, J. That was a very well executed restoration and glad you, more or less, came out ahead.
  Topic: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
RONIN10

Replies: 132
Views: 14382

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 2:47 pm   Subject: Re: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
Xatie says hi.

Hi Xatie! And sorry for the board shorts, lol. If I recall correctly, I sent you off with a towel for the seat? I had hoped that would serve you well until the Vanagon seats went ...
  Topic: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
RONIN10

Replies: 132
Views: 14382

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 2:45 pm   Subject: Re: Sliding window install
Hi, may I ask where you got the sliding windows? That looks like a nice upgrade. Are screens available for them too? Thanks!

[url=https://www.motionwindows.com/]Motion Windows in Vancouver, WA ...
  Topic: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
RONIN10

Replies: 132
Views: 14382

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 15, 2020 8:33 am   Subject: Re: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
Costing me a fortune in jeans. Smile

Yeah, I've had two buses with this issue and between them, I think I lost four or five pairs of jeans. I took to sitting on a old, folded up towel.

Hope to se ...
  Topic: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
RONIN10

Replies: 132
Views: 14382

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 3:48 pm   Subject: Re: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
Well, it's only been 8 months since my last post, suppose it's time for an update...

The Nokian cLine Van tires have been awesome for a true road tire. I never got the winter tires, but these did ...
  Topic: 8k+ miles of bussing and smiles - now with more of each!
RONIN10

Replies: 687
Views: 79542

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:40 am   Subject: Re: 8k+ miles of bussing and smiles - now with more of each!
Dam those goofy mirrors Shocked d'oh!
Maybe I'll try it. Cool

Careful, you won’t go back!
Robbie

I tried that method and the angle triggered my OCD so I went with the Brazilian Bus mirrors. Tr ...
  Topic: 1974 Westfalia Weekender
RONIN10

Replies: 632
Views: 138409

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:42 am   Subject: Re: 1974 Westfalia Weekender
What kind of glue did you use to rejoin the straps? And please report in down the line on how it holds up.
  Topic: 2.0 Type 4 Pushrod Tubes??
RONIN10

Replies: 22
Views: 832

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:15 am   Subject: Re: 2.0 Type 4 Pushrod Tubes??
If money is no object:

https://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=C31%2D109%2D335%2D021CA

Out of Stock at the moment, though.
  Topic: Eberspacher BA6 Tear down, restoration, and installation
RONIN10

Replies: 59
Views: 8200

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:09 pm   Subject: Re: Eberspacher BA6 Tear down, restoration, and installation
I'm afraid I've forgotten all I've learned since I did this. Hopefully, Bus Daddy or notchboy can enlighten you.
  Topic: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
RONIN10

Replies: 132
Views: 14382

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:53 pm   Subject: Tires and Rims
I'm still working on my seat restoration. I did find a donor seat to pilfer springs from (thanks BusCo!) and am in the midst of blasting and powder coating the seat bottom. But that's slow going as ...
  Topic: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
RONIN10

Replies: 132
Views: 14382

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:18 am   Subject: Front Seat Restoration
I'm working on the restoring my driver's seat now. So the old passenger's seat has migrated to the driver's position for daily use and onward from there.

The seat had several known issues going in ...
  Topic: exhaust coating / color
RONIN10

Replies: 46
Views: 1751

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:02 am   Subject: Re: exhaust coating / color
Do you need the 1800* ceramic for the tin and shroud?, I suspect regular powdercoat would suffice there, there's likely many more color and finish options with that.
Just in case you weren't confused ...
  Topic: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
RONIN10

Replies: 132
Views: 14382

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 28, 2019 4:18 pm   Subject: Passenger Seat Restoration
So I've been working on and off on restoring my passenger seat. There were mishaps along the way, but the process wasn't overly difficult just involved and requiring a solid time investment.

I did ...
  Topic: Diagnosing a stumbling type 4 Engine
RONIN10

Replies: 26
Views: 872

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:02 pm   Subject: Re: Diagnosing a stumbling type 4 Engine
The star connector andrewtf is referring to may or may not be present as you're on a carb setup and it would be unusual for that to be in use. It's normally where the grounds for the FI system are co ...
  Topic: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
RONIN10

Replies: 132
Views: 14382

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:34 am   Subject: Re: My 1976 Westfalia Deluxe Camper, A Love Story
So any updates?

I'm working on replacing the front seat covers at the moment and I've got a misfire issue causing me grief as well. I'll post some pictures once I'm finished. Also, Colin comes on ...
  Topic: Hoody - [email protected] - Bob Hood
RONIN10

Replies: 35
Views: 5406

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:50 am   Subject: Re: Hoody - [email protected] - Bob Hood
Bought a pair of NOS type 4 timing scales from Bob. They arrived in a timely fashion and as described. Glad to do business with him and will do so again.
  Topic: Greater Seattle Bus Gathering?
RONIN10

Replies: 1458
Views: 94560

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:57 pm   Subject: Re: Greater Seattle Bus Gathering?
I spent all day painting the bedroom. Probably could have driven but I do feel better just staying off the roads. Getting out of the neighborhood is the hardest part.
  Topic: Greater Seattle Bus Gathering?
RONIN10

Replies: 1458
Views: 94560

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:23 am   Subject: Re: Greater Seattle Bus Gathering?
So long as it's Saturday afternoon/evening, tell me where and when and I'll be there/
  Topic: Greater Seattle Bus Gathering?
RONIN10

Replies: 1458
Views: 94560

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 9:12 am   Subject: Re: Greater Seattle Bus Gathering?
Sooo where and when is this going to happen Saturday?

I vote 5pm @ Stellars.
  Topic: Greater Seattle Bus Gathering?
RONIN10

Replies: 1458
Views: 94560

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:54 pm   Subject: Re: Greater Seattle Bus Gathering?
Um...late to the game. Had the e-mail notification sitting in my forums folder for days. If I'm checking in once a week these days, I'm doing good.

Unfortunately, next Friday, I'm all tied up, bu ...
 
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