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  Topic: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
chazz79

Replies: 76
Views: 17952

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:59 pm   Subject: Re: 1970 Mid Engine Bug (Bugzilla)
This is great! Iím doing the same thing (kinda) with an old zenn ev. I have a stock rebuilt 2.0 and itíll likely be an automatic as itís just going to be a drag car. The car only weighs 900 lbs so i ...
  Topic: Front seat toilet?
chazz79

Replies: 47
Views: 2101

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:11 pm   Subject: Re: Front seat toilet?
I have a 74 interior as well. I removed the sink cabinet and put in a rear facing jumpseat from a 69. The bottom of that seat has a bucket for car wash and random stuff... itís always been the anti ...
  Topic: Green apple monster rebuild thread
chazz79

Replies: 216
Views: 89490

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:59 pm   Subject: Re: Green apple monster rebuild thread
Its home and has officially driven to the end of the driveway. Iíll be painting the lower green again soon and laying on another blue stripe. Itís nice to see it doing anything under its own power.. ...
  Topic: Bus CAD drawing? Working on some ideas for a belly radiator
chazz79

Replies: 28
Views: 2396

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:32 pm   Subject: Re: Bus CAD drawing? Working on some ideas for a belly radiator
I have mine available to anyone not willing to do the engineering. I lowered my bus and made the belly radiator too close to the road..otherwise it worked fine.
  Topic: VW Bus with swapped engine, Whats your input?
chazz79

Replies: 14
Views: 819

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:02 pm   Subject: Re: VW Bus with swapped engine, Whats your input?
Itís a mixed bag. I had a Ford 2.3 in mine and it caused a few stupid issues when showing. My bus had a non-vw engine and was categorized with dune buggies/altered vehicles. I swapped to a vanagon ...
  Topic: Green apple monster rebuild thread
chazz79

Replies: 216
Views: 89490

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:31 pm   Subject: Re: Green apple monster rebuild thread
The stock proportioning valve can be reused but I went with a manual bias. Itíll be under the driver seat for quick adjustment.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1896045.jpg
https://www.thesa ...
  Topic: Green apple monster rebuild thread
chazz79

Replies: 216
Views: 89490

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2019 1:52 pm   Subject: Re: Green apple monster rebuild thread
The first pic is with a 25.5Ē tire and the highest setting. Not much lower than stock
  Topic: Porsche 911 front suspension install
chazz79

Replies: 6
Views: 755

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:00 pm   Subject: Re: Porsche 911 front suspension install
Just pushing it around the shop I noticed fewer turns lock to lock a d less effort. I hope to be driving it within the next month.
  Topic: Late Bay New Fuel Gauge Senders And Their Readings
chazz79

Replies: 22
Views: 1216

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:22 pm   Subject: Re: Late Bay New Fuel Gauge Senders And Their Readings
So what would be the best sender to buy? I have a new tank going in and would love to have a proper working gauge for once.
  Topic: Porsche 911 front suspension install
chazz79

Replies: 6
Views: 755

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: Porsche 911 front suspension install
The red 9 was more complete so I went with it. You could tell some corners were cut on the copycats. If youíre tossing $$$$ down a hole just spring for the extra loot and reward the folks that dream ...
  Topic: Green apple monster rebuild thread
chazz79

Replies: 216
Views: 89490

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:34 pm   Subject: Re: Green apple monster rebuild thread
This is the adjusted ride height. Itís adjusted low enough to have travel without needing elevated seat pedestals. The front bumper is set at 13Ē and the rack rides 6.5Ē off the ground.
https://w ...
  Topic: Green apple monster rebuild thread
chazz79

Replies: 216
Views: 89490

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:08 pm   Subject: Re: Green apple monster rebuild thread
I'm on the fence with this mod... once you go jersey you don't go back. This was easier than narrowing the torsion tubes and relocating the rear shocks. These weren't really meant to hold a tire thi ...
  Topic: Green apple monster rebuild thread
chazz79

Replies: 216
Views: 89490

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:49 am   Subject: Re: Green apple monster rebuild thread
The lowest point will be the rack and pinion. The deciding factor on this vulnerability is how you set your coil overs. I intend on moving this around when I get it back on the ground to set it where ...
  Topic: Green apple monster rebuild thread
chazz79

Replies: 216
Views: 89490

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:14 pm   Subject: Re: Green apple monster rebuild thread
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1872488.jpg

Iím really happy with the completeness of the kit and the engineering that went into it. Itís installing great so far! Brakes look dinky inside ...
  Topic: Early bay mid transmission mount / engine support
chazz79

Replies: 18
Views: 1700

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:12 pm   Subject: Re: Early bay mid transmission mount / engine support
Iím completely cutting my mid mount out to make clearance for water pipes in my bus. My waterboxer is a 2.2 and will be mounted just as it wouldíve been in a vanagon.
  Topic: Green apple monster rebuild thread
chazz79

Replies: 216
Views: 89490

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:00 am   Subject: Re: Green apple monster rebuild thread
I wonít see it until the turn of the new year due to the 12 week lead time. I paid a few weeks back so it should be underway.
  Topic: Green apple monster rebuild thread
chazz79

Replies: 216
Views: 89490

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: Green apple monster rebuild thread
Getting ready to toss a bunch of stuff at it again! I ordered brakes, suspension, and a fuel tank from red nine a few weeks back and hereís a pic with the amg 19Ē wheels itís going to ride on. My st ...
  Topic: Wall of shame
chazz79

Replies: 1687
Views: 445840

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 6:10 pm   Subject: Re: Wall of shame
while it's almost admirable to come up with your own DIY solution.
adapting this nylon tent wasn't quite it.

all of the work of replacing your top.
Saving $300
but still having it not quite ri ...
  Topic: Need an extra inch for garage
chazz79

Replies: 18
Views: 1171

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 12:29 pm   Subject: Re: Need an extra inch for garage
I just remodeled the house. The wife wanted perfectly good white siding swapped for green so I weaseled some 8' doors to replace the 7' doors we bought the place with.

I figured while we're doing ...
  Topic: Brazilian mirror owners
chazz79

Replies: 6
Views: 775

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2016 4:55 pm   Subject: Re: Brazilian mirror owners
The bolt covers fit horrible so just use some black rtv gasket glue to hold them on. This should tear loose easy enough if I need to get in there in the future. You'll love the mirrors, best visibil ...
 
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