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  Topic: passenger foot rest?
bustedtype2

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:02 pm   Subject: Re: passenger foot rest?
I am starting to make the foot rest again. Should be available possibly at Sac Bugorama for sure at Feed the Bug 11 Sept in Madera Ca .
  Topic: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
bustedtype2

Replies: 18
Views: 256

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:50 am   Subject: Re: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2069665.jpg

The day in question.
Thank you for all your help.
  Topic: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
bustedtype2

Replies: 18
Views: 256

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:39 am   Subject: Re: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
When this happened it was a summer day and it was at the top of the 4 lane a vary steep grade for about 15 min. So ya at first I thought it was hot. It died and we pushed it off to the side. Waited 5 ...
  Topic: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
bustedtype2

Replies: 18
Views: 256

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:09 am   Subject: Re: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
Going from Fresno to Wishon Dam for a camping trip. Last time I drove to Shaver lake at 6k feet. It was just before Shaver when it started choking and died. It seems like a fine line between adjustin ...
  Topic: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
bustedtype2

Replies: 18
Views: 256

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:33 am   Subject: Re: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
Thanks Slip
My bus runs so bad at 5,000 it stalls out. I wish it was just a loss of power. Going to try and lean the carbs. Now which screw is it on the carb? Anyone have a good picture of a Solex ...
  Topic: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
bustedtype2

Replies: 18
Views: 256

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:42 am   Subject: Re: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
Just drove the bus to work. Yes it’s hella flat in Fresno Ca. The bus runs like a champ! If I was running rich would I be smelling gas or poor MPG?
Thanks to everyone trying to help me.
  Topic: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
bustedtype2

Replies: 18
Views: 256

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:49 pm   Subject: Re: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
So is this something I should do before the trip or as soon as it starts to run crappy Mad ? At sea level could you tell if the carbs are set at a point that 8,000 would be ok?
Thanks
  Topic: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
bustedtype2

Replies: 18
Views: 256

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:04 pm   Subject: Having trouble with my type 4 bus at high altitude.
So I have a high top 1973 Wild Westerner type 4 with a 1700 and dual 40 carbs. Last summer I drove it to Shaver lake about 5,000 feet above sea level. It started running terrible, not wanting to start ...
  Topic: Wild Westerner Club
bustedtype2

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:51 am   Subject: Re: Wild Westerner Club
Our club puts on a two day camping show called Feed the bug it’s our ninth year and draw about 150 VWs. This year it’s Sept 8th. Just found out our sponsor had a wild westerner sitting in his yard wea ...
  Topic: Wild Westerner Club
bustedtype2

Replies: 3117
Views: 283305

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:43 am   Subject: Re: Wild Westerner Club
Have you ever thought about having a little Wild westerner get together ?
  Topic: Wild Westerner Club
bustedtype2

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Views: 283305

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:01 am   Subject: Re: Wild Westerner Club
I have that decal but dose not have the 2232. Is that a new one?
  Topic: Wild Westerner Club
bustedtype2

Replies: 3117
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:08 am   Subject: Re: Wild Westerner Club
Wait I might be lost here! Is their another Wild Westerner VW club now or is this just a different decal?
  Topic: 1973 Bad smell after driving! Help
bustedtype2

Replies: 12
Views: 541

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:45 am   Subject: Re: 1973 Bad smell after driving! Help
Thank you Ray
I will check the wheel cylinders tomorrow. The emergency brake lever was rusty so I hit it with WD40 thanks for the instruction much appreciated. Question if a clutch was burning and s ...
  Topic: 1973 Bad smell after driving! Help
bustedtype2

Replies: 12
Views: 541

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:53 pm   Subject: Re: 1973 Bad smell after driving! Help
I may have got some silicone on them. I did paint the exhaust with high heat BBQ paint. But I have done that before without a smell.
  Topic: 1973 Bad smell after driving! Help
bustedtype2

Replies: 12
Views: 541

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:36 pm   Subject: Re: 1973 Bad smell after driving! Help
I checked the brakes and all still cool. Would high heat silicone smell like that? I have used it before and never had this problem. Is it possible for the gear oil I put in make it to the clutch and ...
  Topic: 1973 Bad smell after driving! Help
bustedtype2

Replies: 12
Views: 541

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:09 pm   Subject: 1973 Bad smell after driving! Help
I have a 1973 bay window bus that I just got done doing some normal maintenance.
New front pads
Repacked bearings
Bled and adjusted brakes
WD40 back brake mechanism “Not shoes”
Fixed exhaust le ...
  Topic: Wild Westerner Club
bustedtype2

Replies: 3117
Views: 283305

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:18 am   Subject: Re: Wild Westerner Club
Is their any way I can find out what dealership my Wild Westerner came from?
  Topic: Feed the bug 8 VW weekend Madera Ca Aug 19th and 20th
bustedtype2

Replies: 2
Views: 572

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:29 am   Subject: Re: Feed the bug 8 VW weekend Madera Ca Aug 19th and 20th
Thank you to all who came out for the show. It was a great hit with the VW crowed and always a great time with friends. Thanks to all the out of town, out of state and out of the country spectators wh ...
  Topic: Feed the bug 6 VW show. Madera, CA - Aug. 23, 2015
bustedtype2

Replies: 5
Views: 1363

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:25 am   Subject: Re: Feed the bug 6 VW show. Madera, CA - Aug. 23, 2015
Hey how's it going?
The club was talking about you at the last show Feed the Bug 8. To bad you could not make this show. The Feed the bug charity shows are always getting better and better. Hope all ...
  Topic: Feed the bug 8 VW weekend Madera Ca Aug 19th and 20th
bustedtype2

Replies: 2
Views: 572

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:58 am   Subject: Re: Feed the bug 8 VW weekend Madera Ca Aug 19th and 20th
Thank you for the great response their year. The park will be packed with hundreds of VWs and guest. See you all at the camp sights.
 
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