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  Topic: Riviera Curtain Slides (clips)(carrier)/Guides (track)(rail)
chucknox

Replies: 13
Views: 888

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:27 pm   Subject: Re: Riviera Curtain Slides (clips)(carrier)/Guides (track)(rail)
did anyone try this above (rvdesigner) and have it work with their existing riviera stuff? I'd love to replace my broken bar in my riviera but i dont need new clips or tape or curtains. just the right ...
  Topic: ASI Riviera pop-top parts question
chucknox

Replies: 24
Views: 2185

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:10 pm   Subject: Re: ASI Riviera pop-top parts question
And what about these ASI curtain tracks? Mine is broken by the rear window driver side. Anyone locate a matching replacement source?


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1817193.jpg
https://w ...
  Topic: ASI Riviera pop-top parts question
chucknox

Replies: 24
Views: 2185

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:12 am   Subject: Re: ASI Riviera pop-top parts question
And is it two of them (that is what thia pic seems to show) or do some people just use one? I want to make sure the top will still close right.
  Topic: ASI Riviera pop-top parts question
chucknox

Replies: 24
Views: 2185

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:10 am   Subject: Re: ASI Riviera pop-top parts question
Cool. So 3' long and about 1/2" wide? I can't imagine it being much wider since the bed platform isn't even an inch. Is that about right on yours?
  Topic: ASI Riviera pop-top parts question
chucknox

Replies: 24
Views: 2185

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:49 am   Subject: Re: ASI Riviera pop-top parts question
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1817155.jpg

anybody have info on where to source the hinge in this pic?
i used to have a riviera that had a hinge like this so that the additional bed platf ...
  Topic: Riviera Pop Top Seals
chucknox

Replies: 26
Views: 5611

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:32 am   Subject: Re: Riviera Pop Top Seals
I found a reasonable replacement from McMaster-Carr for my 1975 Riviera. Ordered it from their website. It's a plastic edge trim with metal core, textured, white, 3/32"-3/16" inside width, ...
  Topic: Riviera Pop Top Seals
chucknox

Replies: 26
Views: 5611

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:27 am   Subject: Re: Riviera Pop Top Seals
I found a reasonable replacement from McMaster-Carr for my 1975 Riviera. Ordered it from their website. It's a plastic edge trim with metal core, textured, white, 3/32"-3/16" inside width, ...
  Topic: Side view mirror install wtf!
chucknox

Replies: 33
Views: 6864

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 27, 2017 7:23 pm   Subject: Re: Side view mirror install wtf!
I like using the rubber gaskets you find inside hoses or spray nozzles for around my mirrors. But then again, I don't care about keeping things stock or wowing people at shows. It's all about cheap f ...
  Topic: How many miles left when tank hits reserve?
chucknox

Replies: 30
Views: 4335

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2016 10:45 am   Subject: Re: How many miles left when tank hits reserve?
i've drained once to measure (the only sure way to know for your own bus) at it was about 1.1 gal.

BUT - don't ever run it down to reserve unless you have refreshed the tank or replaced it with a n ...
  Topic: Adventurewagon top window seals
chucknox

Replies: 1
Views: 209

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 12:27 pm   Subject: Adventurewagon top window seals
I've searched around for this and these two were all i could find and still didn't answer my question.
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=599639&highlight=adventurewagon+window
htt ...
  Topic: Windshield replacement with polyurethane tutorial?
chucknox

Replies: 4
Views: 320

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:08 am   Subject: Re: Windshield replacement with polyurethane tutorial?
i should have mentioned that this is what i've heard at a VW show to use.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1496817.jpg
  Topic: Windshield replacement with polyurethane tutorial?
chucknox

Replies: 4
Views: 320

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:05 am   Subject: Windshield replacement with polyurethane tutorial?
Having completed my glass and seal replacements on the sides of my 77 baywindow westy, I'm ready to try my hand at the windshield. Shocked

As i live in the PNW, I have heard that it is wise to us ...
  Topic: Upper body prefab steel to make but into a panel
chucknox

Replies: 14
Views: 1145

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu May 22, 2014 7:40 am   Subject: Upper body prefab steel to make but into a panel
sorry i guess i need to restress that what I WANT is a panel. Nothing against Rivieras, but mine is already a bus with a hole in it. That part is already reality. What I want is a panel. The question ...
  Topic: Upper body prefab steel to make but into a panel
chucknox

Replies: 14
Views: 1145

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 21, 2014 9:28 pm   Subject: Upper body prefab steel to make but into a panel
Hey all, wondering if anyone knows if any company makes prefab steel for me to put into my bus which the PO made a huge hole in the side of.... I want to make it back into a panel.

thanks

https: ...
  Topic: BUS vs. Vanagon....which one to buy?
chucknox

Replies: 49
Views: 10089

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:30 pm   Subject: go 79 or older
just drove my 66 splitty from seattle to san diego straight.
well maintained vw's will make whatever trip you want.

i've never had a bay let me down either.

never owned a van because i think th ...
 
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