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  Topic: Who's truck in Williamston, SC
barefootwestie

Replies: 2
Views: 138

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:12 am   Subject: Re: Who's truck in Williamston, SC
I wouldn't think so. Someone had to have brought it in. But it definitely is the coolest.
  Topic: Who's truck in Williamston, SC
barefootwestie

Replies: 2
Views: 138

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:53 am   Subject: Who's truck in Williamston, SC
Was browsing google maps and stumbled across this - a water-cooled late model bay extra cab truck. Found it in Williamston, SC and picture taken in Jan 2017. Any ideas who's it is?

https://www.thes ...
  Topic: Side steps equal?
barefootwestie

Replies: 15
Views: 484

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:52 am   Subject: Re: Side steps equal?
I had one on my '72 and wanted another for my current '73 that was exactly the same as my earlier one. Found one in the classifieds last week for a good price that I wanted, but after inquiring, sell ...
  Topic: Where do I find one of these?
barefootwestie

Replies: 29
Views: 962

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:24 am   Subject: Re: Where do I find one of these?
I would if I new what to call it. I have trolled around in the classifieds for a while but I was lacking the best search term. Help me. bear with me as I am new here.

Very Happy Hilariously made me lau ...
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:55 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor shaft popping out
I'm really sorry about the death in your family. That is such a difficult situation at times. We had a death in our family just over Christmas. Never comes at a good time.

No rush. Would be glad to ...
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:19 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor shaft popping out
Really looking for a recommended new top plate or donor distributor option.

What other distributors could I look for that would use the same top plate as a 205P? There is another 205p in the class ...
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:13 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor shaft popping out
I'll sell you a fiber washer for $1.

Sometimes distributors are hard to push into place with the big O-rings. Bosch makes some nicer ones that are beveled and easier to use.

Replace the fiber w ...
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:56 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor shaft popping out
It's been awhile but now at new home. Had to have her towed because I couldn't get it started at the time. Not sure if because the temperature was starting to dip or if the points have slipped.

I ...
  Topic: Buying a Westfalia and need some education.
barefootwestie

Replies: 44
Views: 2274

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 4:41 am   Subject: Re: Buying a Westfalia and need some education.
Yep, Vanagon.

https://santabarbara.craigslist.org/cto/d/nice-1985-westfalia-camper/6367470265.html
  Topic: 211 201 157A NLA? Whats the best work around?
barefootwestie

Replies: 29
Views: 3582

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:27 pm   Subject: Re: 211 201 157A NLA? Whats the best work around?
As someone posted above, i bought this part in 2014. It's not a sharp 90 degree turn, but its worked just fine.

http://www.coolairvw.co.uk/Search/1/12/0/211201157a/NA/Best.html

Yeah, tried that ...
  Topic: 211 201 157A NLA? Whats the best work around?
barefootwestie

Replies: 29
Views: 3582

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:33 am   Subject: Re: 211 201 157A NLA? Whats the best work around?
Wonder if this part might substitute for the NLA

https://www.vwheritage.com/021129639-elbow-airfilter-lhs

It's 11.5mm which I think it what the NLA part is. Thoughts?
  Topic: Late bay lowering Qs !!!
barefootwestie

Replies: 2
Views: 147

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:27 am   Subject: Re: Late bay lowering Qs !!!
This should help:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=156211
  Topic: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale
barefootwestie

Replies: 8685
Views: 908541

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:51 am   Subject: Re: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale
Great Condition. Hmmm.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/pix/6811538.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1924062
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:24 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor shaft popping out
Looks like that was it. That small little gap. ::palm hitting head ::

Def will look at if the fiber washer needs to be added. Prep to move so was trying to get her running instead of towing.

Sou ...
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:17 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor shaft popping out
I know you guys have been waiting ALL day to know the possible culprit...
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1698547.jpg

Looks like I may have tightened the hex clamp prior to the distributor ...
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:51 am   Subject: Re: Distributor popping out
Oh wow! I'll pull it again tonight and double check, but don't think that's the issue in this case. We'll see.
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:11 am   Subject: Re: Distributor popping out
I don't want to get over sentimental or anything, but I sure do appreciate you guys. I haven't been on very much the past 2 years as I just haven't had time for working on the bus because of life and ...
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:35 am   Subject: Re: Distributor popping out
Didn't remove the gear.

After thinking about overnight, I should have clarified. I don't think the actual distributor is popping out. Seems like it's more the shaft from the gear. The rotor is sti ...
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:42 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor popping out
I'll try it again. Gotta pull the plug again to find tdc. Third time's a charm... Hopefully.
  Topic: Distributor shaft popping out
barefootwestie

Replies: 39
Views: 1233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:14 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor popping out
Thanks for the other link.
 
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