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  Topic: FI injector timing question
ac78

Replies: 36
Views: 918

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:00 am   Subject: Re: FI injector timing question
Ralph - the output of the AFM is voltage. That said, there are multiple points the voltage is taken from so there is the voltage at every one of those points and the accumulative voltage. That combina ...
  Topic: Bay bus 2000cc backfiring
ac78

Replies: 22
Views: 536

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 7:48 pm   Subject: Re: Bay bus 2000cc backfiring
I would certainly do this before dropping the motor...

One thing i added to my tool kit is a $20 endoscope on amazon that plugs into your phone. Take your plugs out, drop it in each one and manuall ...
  Topic: Would you put 2 adults in the pop-top with kids underneath?
ac78

Replies: 15
Views: 576

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:38 pm   Subject: Re: Would you put 2 adults in the pop-top with kids underneath?
Its plenty sturdy up there. You'll also love the extra width and not smacking your head on the top cabinet!😉
  Topic: champagne bumper value
ac78

Replies: 4
Views: 194

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 6:43 pm   Subject: Re: champagne bumper value
Just noticed you have matching pants and phone case! Laughing
  Topic: Official 21-Aug-2017 Solar Eclipse Thread
ac78

Replies: 119
Views: 6660

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:45 pm   Subject: Re: Official 21-Aug-2017 Solar Eclipse Thread
We had a perfect day to see 100% Totality. It was an incredible sight! The shadows were pretty cool too.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1682712.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix ...
  Topic: Hard Start! 3-6 Tries, help!
ac78

Replies: 22
Views: 1031

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 3:17 pm   Subject: Re: Hard Start! 3-6 Tries, help!
I was leaning toward cold start valve too. The other thing to look at would be auxiliary air regulator based on what your decribing.
  Topic: 77 bay type 4 fuel injected engine misses dies looses power...
ac78

Replies: 8
Views: 291

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:22 pm   Subject: Re: 77 bay type 4 fuel injected engine misses dies looses power...
Are yall talking about that little sensor that screws into the head?

Yep, typically #3.
  Topic: 77 bay type 4 fuel injected engine misses dies looses power...
ac78

Replies: 8
Views: 291

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:26 pm   Subject: Re: 77 bay type 4 fuel injected engine misses dies looses power...
I drove from Nashville to Atlanta today and started missing/bucking coming down the mountain from Monteagle TN. At first the spit and sputter only on deceleration. Then got pretty aggressive on flats. ...
  Topic: On the road to....
ac78

Replies: 296
Views: 27360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:40 pm   Subject: Re: On the road to....
So great that no one was hurt! I cant imagine what you are feeling. I set your first pic as my desktop background as a reminder to not text and drive and to wear my seatbelt.
  Topic: Alternator Type IV (4)
ac78

Replies: 96
Views: 17173

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:02 am   Subject: Re: Alternator Type IV (4)
I forgot to add these pics from my procedure. On a dry run without a gasket or standoffs, I bolted the back plate on and used my endoscope to see what the clearance really was and what could cause the ...
  Topic: Anyone running dual auxiliary batteries?
ac78

Replies: 24
Views: 1134

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:25 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone running dual auxiliary batteries?
With all the companies/labels offering AGM batteries with at least a comparable spec, I find it impossible to justify the price of the optima brand. If your bosch craps out, you have plenty of money ...
  Topic: Anyone running dual auxiliary batteries?
ac78

Replies: 24
Views: 1134

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 1:46 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone running dual auxiliary batteries?
My previous optima was an optima Blue top - D34. Which worked ok - I think it is dead, waiting to hear back from my mechanic.

My testing said it was dead. It was about 4.5 years old. I didn't take ...
  Topic: Looking to get a westfalia.. some dumb questions about engines..
ac78

Replies: 28
Views: 840

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:02 pm   Subject: Re: Looking to get a westfalia.. some dumb questions about engines..
Be open minded, and allow the bus to find you. (hippie talk)

There are hundreds of good buses across this country for sell, some Westys, Riverias, Sportmobiles, etc...Stay away from crazy cheap, su ...
  Topic: Looking to get a westfalia.. some dumb questions about engines..
ac78

Replies: 28
Views: 840

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:31 pm   Subject: Re: Looking to get a westfalia.. some dumb questions about engines..
There are a lot of folks here scared of the 2.0 and petrified of the FI system. Mine is a daily driver and has great power and reliability. If i were looking for another tin top or camper, I would cer ...
  Topic: Anyone running dual auxiliary batteries?
ac78

Replies: 24
Views: 1134

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:11 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone running dual auxiliary batteries?
After trying the Group 31 Marine 92 amp/hr and failing becuase it was 13" long and 9.5" high, I ended up with a Duracell Dual Purpose AGM Group 65 75 amp/hr which is about 11" long and ...
  Topic: Anyone running dual auxiliary batteries?
ac78

Replies: 24
Views: 1134

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:20 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone running dual auxiliary batteries?
Hey Doug- What did you end up going with? I've been on the hunt myself and wondered if you have feedback from the VMAX?

I'm only running a Aimes 1250 watt 10.4 amp inverter so I'm not sure I need t ...
  Topic: bought me a westy!!
ac78

Replies: 80
Views: 3273

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:10 pm   Subject: Re: bought me a westy!!
2nd bus looks like a very good deal to me! Nice score!
  Topic: battery recommendation
ac78

Replies: 87
Views: 15408

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2017 8:16 am   Subject: Re: battery recommendation
Since I bounced thread to thread to find sizes, I wanted to make sure the stock size and alternatives were all in one post.

The Stock size is Group 42 which you can get at most FLAPS for $100ish. O ...
  Topic: Alternator Type IV (4)
ac78

Replies: 96
Views: 17173

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:07 pm   Subject: Re: Alternator Type IV (4)
The fiberglass tab moves to the new alternator you are installing.
  Topic: Alternator Type IV (4)
ac78

Replies: 96
Views: 17173

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 5:37 pm   Subject: Re: Alternator Type IV (4)
It would be worth your time to scroll up 2 posts and watch my video.

Leave the washer and for sure leave the square unless you want to do it all over again with a new harness.
 
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