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  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2015 10:38 am   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
started to clean out the inside and to remove that horrible 70s carpet. I also had the chance to check if the engine was stuck and good neews it spins freely.
oil looks good too.

so i vaccumed all ...
  Topic: The 1972 Bus ~ Father-Son Project LOTS of PICTURES!
bigluelok

Replies: 164
Views: 40150

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:25 pm   Subject: The 1972 Bus ~ Father-Son Project LOTS of PICTURES!
just making sure i can find this thread tonight when i get home.
  Topic: 1973 Bay Window Rescue - Long term project
bigluelok

Replies: 208
Views: 30792

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:48 pm   Subject: 1973 Bay Window Rescue - Long term project
nice i cant wait to start messing with my 72 bus in august. where in socal are you?
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
bigluelok

Replies: 208
Views: 45801

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:46 am   Subject: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Nice work now I know how too redo my visors.
  Topic: BUG-IN #39 - Sunday April 27, 2014 - Irwindale Event Center
bigluelok

Replies: 5
Views: 1920

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 2:23 pm   Subject: BUG-IN #39 - Sunday April 27, 2014 - Irwindale Event Center
posting here to keep track of this event.
  Topic: Please Save Me - bunch of Buses at my Local Yard
bigluelok

Replies: 22
Views: 2236

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:06 pm   Subject: Please Save Me - bunch of Buses at my Local Yard
man looks like I need to make a trip to Colorado and AZ
  Topic: Introducing Toaster, my 1972 Deluxe
bigluelok

Replies: 46
Views: 6848

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2014 2:50 pm   Subject: Introducing Toaster, my 1972 Deluxe
where did you get the antenna?
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:16 pm   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
yup no issues issues opening or closing the sunroof the sliding door is another story lol.
  Topic: San Diego 1964 Father-Daughter Resto Project
bigluelok

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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:22 pm   Subject: San Diego 1964 Father-Daughter Resto Project
I just read your entire thread and im glad that you and Allison are building her first car. this is something i hope to do when i have a kid. until then i will read your restoration till the end.
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:45 am   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
Heres a question for all you mechanics.
besides the following

battery
Points
coil
spark plugs
oil
fuses
compression test
Timing
fuel

what else is easy to replace/check to see if the m ...
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 14, 2014 11:31 am   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
thanks guys for the info about the holes and alarm. really appreciate it.
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2014 6:27 pm   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
alright here come the pics
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a328/bigluelok/VW%20BUS/DSC_4673_zpsd8137803.jpghttp://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a328/bigluelok/VW%20BUS/DSC_4674_zpsbfee0f43.jpghttp:// ...
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2014 11:55 am   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
I managed to get the sliding door open it want and still isn't popping the track past at the slider part of the door so I had to help it. Pics later today.
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 3:05 pm   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
The middle door isn't locked is it?

The middle bench is pretty hard to find... not really, but everyone that has one (that looks like they pulled them from a fire) want $300+ for them Rolling Eyes

no ...
  Topic: Introducing Toaster, my 1972 Deluxe
bigluelok

Replies: 46
Views: 6848

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 1:41 pm   Subject: Introducing Toaster, my 1972 Deluxe
nice work man. I'm keeping an eye on your thread since i just got mine Very Happy
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 1:28 pm   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
thanks for the welcome and the follows.

Alright so last night i was messing with opening the rear hatch tight above the engine compartment it was a big hassle but now opens and closes. I know I'm ...
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:42 am   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
holy crap last night it took us 3 hours to get the flat tired bus off the trailer. we had to use tie down straps to pull it off the trailer and even that didn't help much. nut now I'm happy its on the ...
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:38 am   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
My M Plate
http://www.vw-mplate.com/mplate-20192.htm
http://www.vw-mplate.com/mplate2-20192.png
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 10, 2014 12:51 pm   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
Got he bus home last night now we need to take it off the trailer. not the best pics it was late when we got home about 10:30 we didn't want to make to much noise.

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums ...
  Topic: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
bigluelok

Replies: 53
Views: 4132

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 09, 2014 12:58 pm   Subject: Bought a '72? deluxe (pics posted)
ill take plenty of pics tonight and this weekend of the clean out and just all around pics.

He just gave me the original owners manual.
http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a328/bigluelok/untitled3_ ...
 
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