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  Topic: My 1973 Tin Top Camper Build and Travel Thread
WildIdea

Replies: 29
Views: 1776

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:42 pm   Subject: Re: My 1973 Tin Top Camper Build and Travel Thread
Great photos and updates, thanks for sharing. Keep me coming!
  Topic: 1970 hightop Bus. Let the work begin!
WildIdea

Replies: 31
Views: 880

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:32 am   Subject: Re: 1970 hightop Bus. Let the work begin!
Looks like your ready to roll up the sleeves and get after it. Love seeing this. But I found that youíll need the sleeves for protection sticking your arms all up in a bus, lol. Congrats, keep the pho ...
  Topic: Cool Bus Pics
WildIdea

Replies: 5017
Views: 135690

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:11 pm   Subject: Re: Cool Bus Pics
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1839454.jpg
  Topic: Rust Repair / Metawork on an OG paint Velvet Green 13 Window WT
WildIdea

Replies: 42
Views: 1782

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:47 pm   Subject: Re: Rust Repair / Metawork on an OG paint Velvet Green 13 Window WT
Excellent,
Your past threads have helped me get the nerve to dive in my metal work. I canít thank you enough for taking the time to post the repairs. Itís sometimes daunting siimply seeing a picture ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 384
Views: 20583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:49 am   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
Right on Man! Your Ties are the best I've seen at any show! Sunshine Daydream Walkin' with the Tall Trees!

Thanks! I saw some this year at Shoreline that had me stunned, believe me. My days off hav ...
  Topic: Elephant Ear Mirrors
WildIdea

Replies: 15
Views: 693

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:41 pm   Subject: Re: Elephant Ear Mirrors
Yes, accessory

Accessories brochure too
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/lit/62accessories/page11.jpg

I was looking at this brochure close as when I got hands on my bus it came with this sa ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 384
Views: 20583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:10 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
Send some of that cooler weather this way please bro! We're so ready.

I actually got to take the bus out last weekend. We had a little "cool snap" I think the high was 76 degrees. The bus ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 384
Views: 20583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:02 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
Nice work on the split screen, is it yours?

Yessir, I donít know if I could go through all this if it wasnít my bus.

Last year Kev offered up to me his shop as a better place to perform the meta ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 384
Views: 20583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:42 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
Woof woof woof ...dogs and Bays are just perfect together.

Hey...whereís my Huskie fix, Sanchius ?

Thanks for checking in!
  Topic: Hello from the UK!
WildIdea

Replies: 130
Views: 5770

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 7:05 pm   Subject: Re: Hello from the UK!
Mork, that is an intense amount of picking and scraping on really tough to reach, patience testing nooks. Overhead even, wow! My fingers got sore just looking at the pictures. I canít really come up w ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 384
Views: 20583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:50 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
Cat requested a birthday bus cruise. We had a few photo opportunities. Nice cool air in the hills and we had a great time messing around with the dogs.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1837 ...
  Topic: 2700 original mile 1971 Westfalia discovered!
WildIdea

Replies: 87
Views: 5161

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:43 am   Subject: Re: 2700 original mile 1971 Westfalia discovered!
This is great stuff! Congrats.
Loving the photos, thanks for posting them!
  Topic: 90 vs 91 Octane Gasoline
WildIdea

Replies: 36
Views: 1035

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:23 am   Subject: Re: 90 vs 91 Octane Gasoline
Itís hard for me to tell a difference on 87-91 in my modern vehicles. Would the computers in newer vehicles sense the difference and make adjustments? Sometimes I get better mileage out if 91 in my f- ...
  Topic: Horn was working, now its not... Thoughts?
WildIdea

Replies: 17
Views: 353

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:54 am   Subject: Re: Horn was working, now its not... Thoughts?
...and take that ring to a jeweler who will mandrel it and up it one half ring size. If you catch that finger in a door or with a tool, you will have to cut it off.

Nearly happened to me about 10 ...
  Topic: Horn was working, now its not... Thoughts?
WildIdea

Replies: 17
Views: 353

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:33 am   Subject: Re: Horn was working, now its not... Thoughts?
Replace that with a hex drive socket head bolt and be done with it.

Thanks, thatís what I was thinking.
  Topic: Horn was working, now its not... Thoughts?
WildIdea

Replies: 17
Views: 353

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:36 pm   Subject: Re: Horn was working, now its not... Thoughts?
I had my horn working and then it stopped. I reachd down and pulled up on the plastic steering column housing just below the wheel and bingo it worked again. It seems to have migrated down the shaft s ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 384
Views: 20583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:32 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
You thread is very inspirational! Thank you!

Any idea if he has his own thread somewhere? I really like those rims, trying to figure out what theyíre called...

Right on, Thanks!

Brian say, hi ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 384
Views: 20583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:22 am   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
You thread is very inspirational! Thank you!

Any idea if he has his own thread somewhere? I really like those rims, trying to figure out what theyíre called...

Right on, Thanks!

Brian say, hi ...
  Topic: Daily Driver Insurance
WildIdea

Replies: 19
Views: 488

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:45 pm   Subject: Re: Daily Driver Insurance
I had a hang up insuring with my Westy because of the propane bottle. Traditional insurance companies treated it like and RV and wouldnít cover it. I ended up with an agreed value policy with high med ...
  Topic: A promise, patience, and persistence - My 1974 Westfalia thread
WildIdea

Replies: 147
Views: 7689

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:58 pm   Subject: Re: A promise, patience, and persistence - My 1974 Westfalia thread
I like the third light. You have me thinking I should get one. Looks like the wire tucked in the seal pretty clean.

Non hippy bus? I donít get it, Laughing
 
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