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  Topic: Official Bay Part it Forward Thread
averyo

Replies: 217
Views: 21072

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:39 pm   Subject: Custom Seat or Shelf Frame - Free
Local pickup only please.
I'd like to keep this out of a landfill.
Custom seat or shelf frame that came in my bay window project bus. Very sturdy and nice attachment points.

I'm in Mill Valle ...
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:59 pm   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
This is all great info folks, thanks so much!

I had a 72 double door years ago that had a walkthrough and spare tire cutout in the rear decklid, so this one surprised me a bit. It does have a benc ...
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:29 pm   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
I'll take some better photos this weekend but here is detail on the rear decklid. No engine access, no spare tire cutout, just a small round access panel for the gas tank sending unit.
https://www.t ...
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:54 am   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
Double checked the H, definitely an H and not a 4. Clearly stamped in the engine bay.

Very Happy Very Happy DMV SUCCESS! No drama title transfer and registration. Chassis number is legit and no back fees due. ...
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:00 pm   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
Thanks for all the tips folks, this was helpful.
Since the seller and I found the chassis stamp in the engine compartment and that matches the current reg and title I'm going for it. Wish me luck!
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:58 pm   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
If you and the seller are holding a valid California title and registration meet at the DMV tomorrow morning and have them calculate the transfer to be sure there aren't $4000 in back fees due on it. ...
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:35 pm   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
with the older motor and no interior engine hatch, may be a older bus with a nose reskin. what style bumpers front and rear? early or late ? 68-72 early and 73-79 late roundish vs squareish. early fr ...
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:36 pm   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
thinking about this, does it have a year on the emmisions sticker on the inside decklid? The owner have it smogged previously?
also, what about a sticker on the drivers side doorjamb for build date? ...
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:18 pm   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
Quick update, seller just found it stamped in the engine compartment. Number matches the registration and title so I'm good there. Now I'm wondering if it is a weird import or something. I want to be ...
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:09 pm   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
Thought of one more clue, I'll add to original post:
-No engine access from decklid, I thought '74 had that.
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:45 pm   Subject: Re: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
vin for sure is on dash drivers side, looking thru glass
Thanks! I did review that URL, very helpful.

Seller says he cannot see it on the dash through the glass - first place I had him look Smile
A ...
  Topic: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
averyo

Replies: 29
Views: 873

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:07 pm   Subject: Another Weird VIN Cry For Help
Hey Samba Gang, sorry for another VIN post. I promise I've combed through a TON of posts and guidelines on VIN, MCODE, etc. and haven't found my answer. Help here would be greatly appreciated.

He ...
  Topic: Westfalia Mini Kitchen in Club Joker High Top
averyo

Replies: 8
Views: 650

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:58 pm   Subject: Westfalia Mini Kitchen in Club Joker High Top
Came across this for sale in Europe. I've never seen this Westfalia mini kitchen cabinet before and thought I'd share. Love to hear if folks have seen one of these in the US.
Note the smaller drawer ...
  Topic: Anyone have a (ProSport) ProMariner Dual Battery Charger?
averyo

Replies: 23
Views: 7481

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:44 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone have a (ProSport) ProMariner Dual Battery Charger?
GW has a new video out that details a full setup with their 2nd battery kit + ProSport charger.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJA5eMyU9zU
  Topic: Karma - Part it forward
averyo

Replies: 288
Views: 269357

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:17 am   Subject: GONE Square Light Grill, Brackets, lights
GONE!
From my 1989 I have a square headlight grill, light brackets, etc. All the stuff normally leftover from a South African grill + headlight conversion. This means some of the small fasteners a ...
  Topic: Karma - Part it forward
averyo

Replies: 288
Views: 269357

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:08 am   Subject: GONE Rear Hatch Panel + Sliding Door Panel
GONE! Rear Hatch Panel from 1989 Westfalia.
GONE! Sliding Door Panel from 1989 Westfalia.

Located in Mill Valley, California.

Cannot be troubled to ship at this time but they are in individua ...
  Topic: Anyone using LED headlights?
averyo

Replies: 71
Views: 19470

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:03 pm   Subject: Re: Installed SuiTech RGB Color LED Headlights
Videos, on dropbox:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ma8hnwlstdnu9lf/IMG_2591.m4v?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wqsy9jtjahysrj4/IMG_2593.TRIM.m4v?dl=0


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/177133 ...
  Topic: Anyone using LED headlights?
averyo

Replies: 71
Views: 19470

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:30 pm   Subject: Installed SuiTech RGB Color LED Headlights
Like Skidub I went with SUITECH 7" but I got the newer version that has RGB color options with a Bluetooth controller and app

These on Amazon $122.80 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0727ZN ...
  Topic: Google Street View... hey thats me!!
averyo

Replies: 140
Views: 21182

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 9:22 pm   Subject: Google Street View... hey thats me!!
http://i1283.photobucket.com/albums/a554/ao_samba/87HighTop_StreetView_zpsacusa0jk.jpg
  Topic: DannyZ - [email protected] - Danny Zepeda
averyo

Replies: 547
Views: 121079

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:50 pm   Subject: DannyZ - [email protected] - Danny Zepeda
Purchased a set of rear seat belts for vanagon. Paid by paypal and got them quickly. I was a bit worried based on some old feedback but Danny takes paypal now and the transaction was completely smooth ...
 
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