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  Topic: 2013 Rose City Bug In @ Portland Oregon - August 4, 2013
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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:38 am   Subject: 2013 Rose City Bug In @ Portland Oregon - August 4, 2013
I too waited patiently in line, only to see all the people coming off the freeway and cutting right ahead.
Then the old lady at the ticket booth greeted me with "just looking?" and looked s ...
  Topic: The ultimate "What to Bring" thread
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon May 23, 2011 10:45 am   Subject: The ultimate "What to Bring" thread
Well, this is what I bring:
Cell, phone?...usually, if it's a long trip.


That was 2005...
These days most people wouldn't even leave their driveway without a cell phone!
  Topic: Brewskis, Portland, Lucky Lab
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 22, 2011 8:21 pm   Subject: Brewskis, Portland, Lucky Lab
I would love to go, but I have to work tomorrow night. Maybe one of these weeks I'll have Monday off...
  Topic: Side Mirror Poll
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 07, 2011 8:19 pm   Subject: Side Mirror Poll
Just curious!
  Topic: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 06, 2011 12:59 pm   Subject: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
Holy crap, that yellow Westy is still out there .. I figured it was gone by now. It's also a '77; got taken out by a log truck for whatever it's worth. Bunch of people I know have gotten parts out o ...
  Topic: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 10:56 pm   Subject: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
The mostly-white one with Ron Paul stickers? That's a '77, sender should be fine with your gauge.

I got the wing windows off of it...

Most of the stuff I got came off the white one, this is my ...
  Topic: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 9:27 pm   Subject: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
What year is your bus?
Mines a 77 with a firewall
Only asking because maybe yours is earlier and might have a different sender

'74. It looked the same, didn't check the part numbers though. I wi ...
  Topic: Argh! goin nuts
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 9:06 pm   Subject: Argh! goin nuts
Nice bus. Looks somewhat normal compared to what I was imagining. Where are all the burn marks? :-s

This is the best comment I've seen in a while.
  Topic: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 8:52 pm   Subject: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
I've dropped mine into the tank more times than i care to remember Rolling Eyes
but i have a pickle picker tool long enough to fish it out again.
Have you got the hole cut out of your back shelf above th ...
  Topic: Argh! goin nuts
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 8:07 pm   Subject: Argh! goin nuts
Edge of insanity, indeed.
  Topic: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 7:58 pm   Subject: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
Yeah it needs a rubber O-ring to seal it tight.
Look inside your tank, the old one is propably in there.
I'm on my 3rd sender and still no fuel gauge :roll:

Hmm, I wonder if it is in the tank an ...
  Topic: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 7:42 pm   Subject: Pick N' Pull ROCKS!
Went to Pick N' Pull South Portland today and here is all the stuff I got for $30 (plus the $2 cover charge)

Fuel tank sending unit (this is what I went out there hoping to find)
Front floor mat ( ...
  Topic: Side Marker Reflectors?
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 3:08 am   Subject: Side Marker Reflectors?
Rear were lights, fronts were just plain reflectors.

http://busdepot.com/details.jsp?partnumber=211945119A

http://busdepot.com/details.jsp?partnumber=211945363A

http://busdepot.com/details.js ...
  Topic: Side Marker Reflectors?
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 1:19 am   Subject: Side Marker Reflectors?
Were the side markers always reflectors only, or are they lights as well?
The previous owner installed some hideous, generic marker lights on the rear of my '74 Westy, and I want to return it to stoc ...
  Topic: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 11:04 pm   Subject: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
Welcome to the dark side! :twisted:

Actually, I had no idea there was a rivalry (for lack of a better word)between split and bay owners until I joined TheSamba. I grew up with a bay and that is wh ...
  Topic: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 20, 2011 12:25 pm   Subject: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/798235.jpg

H%ll yeah [email protected]*ch, now that's a F&!?ing Bus.


now all you need to do is throw that spare in the trunk :wink:

I took your advice and took ...
  Topic: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 7:28 pm   Subject: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
Yup! I've been secretly reading your forum, and I love the Bay attitude. Even after my bus is 'finished', I'm gonna feel a little scared driving such an 'expensive' bus.

And I'm like you as wel ...
  Topic: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 5:00 pm   Subject: Re: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
After owning a Split Window for many years and now having my first Bay, here's a few observations:

Goes down the freeway like a "normal" car.

There's an access cover to the motor with ...
  Topic: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2011 1:44 pm   Subject: F*ck Yeah Bay Windows
After owning a Split Window for many years and now having my first Bay, here's a few observations:

Goes down the freeway like a "normal" car.

There's an access cover to the motor with ...
  Topic: Bay Window Clock?
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2011 7:11 am   Subject: Bay Window Clock?
We traditionally use this tach and mounting gizmo in there....

http://www.bus-boys.com/bbvdo.htm

I would have a look at the fuel gauge first if it were me....

http://www.nls.net/mp/volks/htm/ ...
 
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