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  Topic: Trip Report: Ottawa -> Cape Breton
WildIdea

Replies: 24
Views: 440

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 6:22 pm   Subject: Re: Trip Report: Ottawa -> Cape Breton
I just cruised through the pics. Looks epic. You can really blow up a camp site with those tarps! I gotta get some. I'll go back and read the text later tonight. Well done man.
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 358
Views: 18594

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:41 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
Awning looks great as do tye-dyes. How do you get colors to stay so vivid mine always end up much more muted. Have a ball at the park.

Lots of trial and error! You should see my first attempts Surprisedo ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 358
Views: 18594

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:27 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
Cat and I have been pushing hard on the bus lately. Driving her almost daily and working hard to keep her clean. Lots of great feedback and love from folks as she cruises and sits at the shop all day. ...
  Topic: Hello from the UK!
WildIdea

Replies: 120
Views: 5300

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:28 am   Subject: Re: Hello from the UK!
Fantastic!
  Topic: Want to learn about VW Buses and Prices
WildIdea

Replies: 47
Views: 1848

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:22 am   Subject: Re: Want to learn about VW Buses and Prices
I would think that if you start out looking you would find the perfect bus for yourself in about one year. No need to be in a hurry but there are enough to let a few pass before you pull the trigger. ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 358
Views: 18594

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:53 am   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
Thanks for the comments guys.

It was a fun weekend and itís helping us want to keep going up and being there more often. Sometimes, Cat will comment about why do we even have it if we arenít using ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 358
Views: 18594

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:23 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
The Bus has been getting driven pretty regular and I'm really starting trust her. I still check the oil every day and inspect her pretty closely when I clean her, but nothing of real concern. My fuel ...
  Topic: Out of Sheer Boredom. Metalwork on a 62 15 window.
WildIdea

Replies: 187
Views: 17586

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:56 am   Subject: Re: Out of Sheer Boredom. Metalwork on a 62 15 window.
I have to say, thanks for posting your builds. I've said it before, your El Pavo thread initially gave me the notion to try some rust repair and paint blending on a split myself.

You had mentioned ...
  Topic: After years of dreaming & research, I finally joined the club!
WildIdea

Replies: 24
Views: 759

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:52 pm   Subject: Re: After years of dreaming & research, I finally joined the club!
Sweet bus! Congrats. Looks like itís in great shape from here and that biding your time paid off. Keep us updated as you go through it.
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 358
Views: 18594

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:34 am   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
With the schedualed Boy Scout camping outing foiled by forcasted rain, we all sat around and tried to come up with something fun to do instead while the weather was holding. My daughter just wanted to ...
  Topic: A promise, patience, and persistence - My 1974 Westfalia thread
WildIdea

Replies: 131
Views: 6540

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:37 am   Subject: Re: A promise, patience, and persistence - My 1974 Westfalia thread
Your bus just keeps getting better! Thanks for posting the updates.
  Topic: Hello from the UK!
WildIdea

Replies: 120
Views: 5300

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:36 am   Subject: Re: Hello from the UK!
Looks like a lot of tough, ackward, and time consuming work. Nicely done, marching ahead has gotta feel good.
  Topic: Hello from the UK!
WildIdea

Replies: 120
Views: 5300

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:35 am   Subject: Re: Hello from the UK!
Looks like a lot of tough, ackward, and time consuming work. Nicely done, marching ahead has gotta feel good.
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 358
Views: 18594

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:56 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
We have been wanting to get into camping in the bus when the Rally was over and have been looking forward to that.

Besides our two permanent locations, we tattoo at BH Harley during the weeks of t ...
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 358
Views: 18594

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:05 am   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
What were the correct PN#s for the shocks? I want to order some from Summit! They look great.

Here they are

BSN-24-000321 front mono tube gas pres
BSN-24-010474 GM M van rear

We pulled the n ...
  Topic: Two Weeks Off - PNW Road Trip
WildIdea

Replies: 31
Views: 1304

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:57 am   Subject: Re: Two Weeks Off - PNW Road Trip
A great read to wake up to. Itís a nice surprise to see all the follow ups this morning!

Sound like you made out great. Everyone looks like they liked the time together. Good on you for going for i ...
  Topic: A question that has been plaguing me for awhile now
WildIdea

Replies: 58
Views: 2040

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:03 pm   Subject: Re: A question that has been plaguing me for awhile now
Itís an interesting question for sure. I agree with much of what has been said already.

I own both a split and a late bay. Neither were running when I bought them.

The bay came first and althoug ...
  Topic: Twisted CV Boot
WildIdea

Replies: 64
Views: 1609

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:38 pm   Subject: Re: Twisted CV Boot
I would untwist and clamp them then monitor after each drive.

(I totally missed the lower job Embarassed )
  Topic: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
WildIdea

Replies: 358
Views: 18594

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:11 pm   Subject: Re: Hell In A Bucket! WildIdea's 1977 Sage Green Westy
Got in a camper AND bus parking sign shot and evening sunset cruise with Cat. She got some driving in and getting more acquainted with the systems.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1806767. ...
  Topic: 1974 Westfalia Weekender
WildIdea

Replies: 455
Views: 106896

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:31 pm   Subject: Re: 1974 Westfalia Weekender
The blue plaid on white is prob my favorite Westy color combo. What you have done with it yours here is absolutely killer. Thanks for sharing the drool worthy pictures.
 
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