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  Topic: 1971 stock muffler modification?
aeromech

Replies: 116
Views: 3619

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:28 pm   Subject: Re: 1971 stock muffler modification?
It's an 1800 engine. The idea was to allow more flow and keep the advantages of a stock muffler for carb heat. I plan to level out the dampers so they have less of a down angle by cutting off the le ...
  Topic: 1971 stock muffler modification?
aeromech

Replies: 116
Views: 3619

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:05 pm   Subject: Re: 1971 stock muffler modification?
Bug muffler. T3 dampers with some welding done to fit.

http://i433.photobucket.com/albums/qq58/aeromech32254/GarysThird1971Bus/IMG_4912.jpg

http://i433.photobucket.com/albums/qq58/aeromech32254 ...
  Topic: Should I sell my 1970 bus?
aeromech

Replies: 21
Views: 560

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:28 pm   Subject: Re: Should I sell my 1970 bus?
First thereís some logistical issues to consider.

1). Can I find someone near me to do the work
2). How much will they charge
3). Will I be happy afterwards and start driving the bus again?

T ...
  Topic: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten
aeromech

Replies: 88
Views: 7744

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:21 pm   Subject: Re: Tom Powell is gone but not forgotten
I did last week.
  Topic: Oil pressure relief cover/cap
aeromech

Replies: 19
Views: 856

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 1:10 pm   Subject: Re: Oil pressure relief cover/cap
It's something I heard at the airline. I have a flay blade screwdriver 1/2 drive socket type tool that that I use. I don't think it's possible to over torque the plug with that tool. So crank it do ...
  Topic: Need a rear stub axle - Hit by a drunk driver - Stranded in AZ!!
aeromech

Replies: 34
Views: 1208

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:51 pm   Subject: Re: Need a rear stub axle - Hit by a drunk driver - Stranded in AZ!!
[email protected] ships fast. Thereís also that guy kentps used recently. Heís in SW Arizona.
  Topic: Fat Guy Steering Wheel Question
aeromech

Replies: 19
Views: 680

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:06 pm   Subject: Re: Fat Guy Steering Wheel Question
You can get a smaller aftermarket wheel but then turning the bus will be more difficult. They even make a power steering mod you could do if you wanted.
  Topic: Oil pressure relief cover/cap
aeromech

Replies: 19
Views: 856

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:23 am   Subject: Re: Oil pressure relief cover/cap
I have a 1978 Type 4 engine code GE. does anyone know what the tightening torque is for the oil pressure relief cap.

smoke tight and half a turn
  Topic: Please help me ID found part ?
aeromech

Replies: 12
Views: 361

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:20 pm   Subject: Re: Please help me ID found part ?
I knew that. Just needed ray to say it
  Topic: 1971 transmission build
aeromech

Replies: 5
Views: 200

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:30 am   Subject: Re: 1971 transmission build
I have no experience with modified transmissions. Seems like a waste of money for not much benefit in a bus. This IS a bus remember. Not a sand rail
  Topic: 1971 transmission build
aeromech

Replies: 5
Views: 200

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:37 pm   Subject: Re: 1971 transmission build
Install a stock 091. That transmission was built to match a 2L engine. Much better than any 002. I put one in a 1968 matched to a 2007cc type 1 and it worked very well
  Topic: FI injector timing question
aeromech

Replies: 35
Views: 704

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:27 pm   Subject: Re: FI injector timing question
Why donít you stick a noid into one of the injector connectors and watch the flashes as you run up the engine. Might be too fast to tell though
  Topic: Disc Caliper Piston question
aeromech

Replies: 16
Views: 928

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:20 pm   Subject: Re: Disc Caliper Piston question
There are two brands of calipers, Girling and ATE. The kits are different. Are you sure about your parts? Also, I just did this job a few months ago. Thereís nothing special about fitting the dust se ...
  Topic: HELP! Newbie needs help with bus
aeromech

Replies: 28
Views: 872

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu May 31, 2018 6:08 pm   Subject: Re: HELP! Newbie needs help with bus
Give up now. Cut your losses. Buy a Honda. Send your engine lid to Busdaddy
  Topic: Bay bus 2000cc backfiring
aeromech

Replies: 22
Views: 453

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 2:03 pm   Subject: Re: Bay bus 2000cc backfiring
I hate to say but you are doing like a bunch of us do and thatís always think the problem has to be the hardest, most expensive fix. In all actuality itís probably something simple. Start with the sim ...
  Topic: Fuel Injectors not firing, bad ECU??
aeromech

Replies: 34
Views: 738

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 1:25 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel Injectors not firing, bad ECU??
These ECUís are pretty tough. Before dong anything else open up the ecu and take a close look at the circuit board. Look for burned areas/broken solder joints. Do the sniff test. Usually you can the f ...
  Topic: Help KentPS get back on the road?
aeromech

Replies: 152
Views: 5170

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 11:34 pm   Subject: Re: Help KentPS get back on the road?
Why not just swap in a t4 spare engine? Someone around here ought to have one........

If someone did have one that was compatible with his exhaust system then we would live in a perfect world
  Topic: adding seperate blinker / brake light to early bay
aeromech

Replies: 2
Views: 80

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 3:06 pm   Subject: Re: adding seperate blinker / brake light to early bay
Just donít cut any battery doors
  Topic: Brake hose in kit
aeromech

Replies: 11
Views: 221

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 2:30 pm   Subject: Re: Brake hose in kit
Hi all I purchased a new front brake overhaul kit from VW heritage for my 72. The brake hoses supplied have a male end on one side. Do I bypass the metal pipe and tab and just go directly to the call ...
  Topic: Thermostat is missing
aeromech

Replies: 6
Views: 210

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 2:06 pm   Subject: Re: Thermostat is missing
I was going to say contact Awesome Powdercoat.
 
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