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  Topic: Warning: Bogus Late Bay Brake Shoes
aeromech

Replies: 83
Views: 11313

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 9:20 pm   Subject: Re: Warning: Bogus Late Bay Brake Shoes
Is it just the location of the upper spring hole? If so, seems like a person could drill another hole and solve the problem. I understand that parts should be correct. I once bought rear drums for a ...
  Topic: Door speaker placement
aeromech

Replies: 27
Views: 448

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 9:10 pm   Subject: Re: Door speaker placement
A couple ear pods are the answer. Times are changing. The old days when you park your bus and crank up the stereo are over. Now a Bluetooth speaker and an iPhone are all it takes. No more big amps and ...
  Topic: Aux Battery Circuit
aeromech

Replies: 5
Views: 130

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 10:02 am   Subject: Re: Aux Battery Circuit
Good job but are you really using household wire nuts and romex?

https://knowhow.napaonline.com/know-how-notes-automotive-wiring-guide/

First rule Ė never use solid wire for your car. Solid wire ...
  Topic: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
aeromech

Replies: 32
Views: 747

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 8:32 pm   Subject: Re: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
That's some good stuff there Rider. I like the firewall tree. Looks like you could add a mechanical gauge to the tree
  Topic: Door speaker placement
aeromech

Replies: 27
Views: 448

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 4:06 pm   Subject: Re: Door speaker placement
Yes, I see something wrong
  Topic: Wilco Rear Swing out Spare Tire carrier or...
aeromech

Replies: 6
Views: 200

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 9:07 pm   Subject: Re: Wilco Rear Swing out Spare Tire carrier or...
When my daughter bought her brand new 2013 Kia it didnít have a spare. It came with a can of fix a flat and a small air compressor. I have a spare in my 1971 deluxe bus and room enough for two using o ...
  Topic: Nose cone mount 6 rib into a 70 DC
aeromech

Replies: 3
Views: 89

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 1:18 pm   Subject: Re: Nose cone mount 6 rib into a 70 DC
Thanks for this. It it a custom mount?

Itís been several years but Iím pretty sure the transmission shop used the older nose cone for me. It was purchased from Kevin at KCR Transmissions in Riversi ...
  Topic: Nose cone mount 6 rib into a 70 DC
aeromech

Replies: 3
Views: 89

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 12:36 pm   Subject: Re: Nose cone mount 6 rib into a 70 DC
Iíve done it. Iíll be back with pics

https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/qq58/aeromech32254/DanReevesBus/.highres/P4060001.jpg
https://hosting.photobucket.com/albums/qq58/aeromech32254/DanReeve ...
  Topic: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
aeromech

Replies: 32
Views: 747

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 8:00 pm   Subject: Re: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
Like most things regarding mods, anything is possible given enough time and money. Want to install a 500 hp V8 into a bus? Iíve seen it done.
  Topic: where can I buy this bellow part? #2
aeromech

Replies: 6
Views: 171

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 6:25 pm   Subject: Re: where can I buy this bellow part? #2
I think he has a 1978
  Topic: where can I buy this bellow part? #2
aeromech

Replies: 6
Views: 171

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: where can I buy this bellow part? #2
I could not find it so I used one thatís used on each end of the shift rod tube. It doesnít prevent leaks. It keeps dust off. If you have a bad hockey stick seal this wonít help
  Topic: VW T2 bay window bus - flywheel replacement which one to choose?
aeromech

Replies: 7
Views: 91

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: VW T2 bay window bus - flywheel replacement which one to choose?
I learn something every day

[youtube]https://youtu.be/r2BKl8N65qo[/youtube]
  Topic: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
aeromech

Replies: 32
Views: 747

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
Yes, the bearing in temp is exactly whatís important. Reading that isnít practical in a wet sump engine. Dry sumps like turbine engines have can be read easily because you have external pipes running ...
  Topic: VW T2 bay window bus - flywheel replacement which one to choose?
aeromech

Replies: 7
Views: 91

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 12:02 pm   Subject: Re: VW T2 bay window bus - flywheel replacement which one to choose?
Can I see a pic of the damage?
  Topic: Tachometer wire routing tips please
aeromech

Replies: 9
Views: 405

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 11:22 am   Subject: Re: Tachometer wire routing tips please
Iíve done it many times. Start at your dash and leave extra length. Go down behind the kick panels til youíre by the drivers feet. Youíll find an existing wire conduit there. You need to remove the pe ...
  Topic: oil breather nut size?
aeromech

Replies: 3
Views: 50

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 11:08 am   Subject: Re: oil breather nut size?
Looks like itís m6x1.0
  Topic: oil breather nut size?
aeromech

Replies: 3
Views: 50

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 10:24 am   Subject: Re: oil breather nut size?
6 mm
  Topic: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
aeromech

Replies: 32
Views: 747

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 09, 2021 10:10 am   Subject: Re: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
Great idea on the trailer wiring. I used to own boats though and can tell you that some of that ribbon is poor quality and the insulation went to hell on me quickly so buy the good stuff
  Topic: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
aeromech

Replies: 32
Views: 747

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 7:31 pm   Subject: Re: Oil Temp Gauge Worth Having?
I have oil pressure, oil temp, voltage, and a tach. Thatís just 3 wires to run front to back. The voltmeter can just use a wire from the front. Oil pressure should be high on the list.
  Topic: San Diego: Need Helper or Shop - Bay Bus Window Rubber Seals
aeromech

Replies: 4
Views: 111

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 7:25 pm   Subject: Re: San Diego: Need Helper or Shop - Bay Bus Window Rubber Seals
Sorry, I used to have a mobile glass guy but Carlos moved away.
 
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