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  Topic: 78 Exhaust Question - correct stuff?
drober23

Replies: 10
Views: 576

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:22 am   Subject: Re: 78 Exhaust Question - correct stuff?
Some of the cooling tin on the bottom of the engine is different for the different heat exchanger setup. But the manifolds bolt right up to the heads for '72-78.

The '72-'74 heat exchangers have ...
  Topic: VintageWorldTools - [email protected]
drober23

Replies: 72
Views: 12872

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:02 pm   Subject: Re: VintageWorldTools - [email protected]
Ordered a 3-arm yoke. Fast delivery, well packaged, and well built.

Would definitely do business with them again!
  Topic: What Bus?
drober23

Replies: 18
Views: 2124

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2014 1:22 pm   Subject: What Bus?
You're posting this in the Bay Window Bus forum. Expect a chorus of bus votes!

Including mine Smile

DJ
  Topic: Drill Hole in AFM Flap?
drober23

Replies: 45
Views: 3576

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:25 pm   Subject: Drill Hole in AFM Flap?
The problem is not enough air during a cold start. There are two systems in place to provide extra air during a cold start.

1) The adjustment screw on the AFM (it should be screwed all the way ...
  Topic: My new to me 1974 Westfalia.
drober23

Replies: 13
Views: 2025

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2013 11:36 am   Subject: My new to me 1974 Westfalia.
It's the plaid Smile My wife fell in love with my '75 Westfalia because of the blue/green plaid. It is also the first of my projects to capture her imagination.

Good luck to you!
  Topic: I've gone to the dark side and love it.
drober23

Replies: 31
Views: 3910

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:54 am   Subject: I've gone to the dark side and love it.
It's beautiful! Thanks for sharing.
  Topic: Vdubin, camping and mountain biking... (Pic heavy)
drober23

Replies: 26
Views: 2880

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:17 am   Subject: Vdubin, camping and mountain biking... (Pic heavy)
Pics of the trip, or it didn't happen! Smile
  Topic: silly question about groundstrap
drober23

Replies: 19
Views: 2552

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:30 pm   Subject: silly question about groundstrap
A few of those might be my Christmas present to me VDubTech!
  Topic: Bus is cutting out - Still
drober23

Replies: 45
Views: 3882

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:06 am   Subject: Bus is cutting out - Still
This is either a fuel problem, or an ignition problem.

Checking the fuel lines and vapor lines first is a good idea (sounds like you did this).

The other possibility of a fuel problem is if the ...
  Topic: My Build thread! It will be slow...very slow
drober23

Replies: 22
Views: 4041

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 4:37 pm   Subject: My Build thread! It will be slow...very slow
'74. The smog pump on the engine gave it away, but the VIN makes it official.

Doesn't look like to bad of a place to start! Good luck, and keep us posted!
  Topic: My First Bus - 1977 Deluxe Campmobile - "Turtel"
drober23

Replies: 106
Views: 25988

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:35 am   Subject: My First Bus - 1977 Deluxe Campmobile - "Turtel"
Nice bus, and nice work going into it!

Keep getting out there and camping in it! That's what its all about in my book.
  Topic: Check out my Guages Tell me if the values look ok
drober23

Replies: 34
Views: 3188

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:27 am   Subject: Check out my Guages Tell me if the values look ok
Do you remember the outside temperature when you took these readings?

It's not that the CHT gauge is inaccurate, it is that it is not "cold-junction" compensated. A thermocouple works by ...
  Topic: Is it worth it?
drober23

Replies: 21
Views: 1970

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:13 am   Subject: Is it worth it?
Price is good for a running driving bus! I hope you have it in your driveway by now! You don't mention how well it runs and drives, but running at all is a big plus.

The picture looks good. Once ...
  Topic: Bus rotisserie
drober23

Replies: 7
Views: 2684

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:48 am   Subject: Bus rotisserie
Wow, I need one of those! I would be afraid to tie it to the bumper bolt holes of my busses though. At least the rear ones.
  Topic: Who knows how to ship an engine?
drober23

Replies: 16
Views: 1872

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 12:52 pm   Subject: Who knows how to ship an engine?
I used:
http://engineshipping.com/
They brokered me through a shipping company. Worked out ok for me. Your mileage may vary.
  Topic: Instructions on Replacing a PopTop Tent?
drober23

Replies: 9
Views: 1760

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 1:59 am   Subject: Instructions on Replacing a PopTop Tent?
Try this thread for ideas:

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=446665&highlight=canvas
  Topic: '76 Pop top alignment problems
drober23

Replies: 20
Views: 9160

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:59 pm   Subject: '76 Pop top alignment problems
There are two styles of hinge for the late pop-tops. Are both of yours the same? Can you get us a closeup of the full hinge from the outside?

Also, did you just remove the seal for the pictures? ...
  Topic: 1974 and 1975 westy info thread FAQ
drober23

Replies: 264
Views: 50920

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:48 am   Subject: 1974 and 1975 westy info thread FAQ
Adventurebus,

My '75 interior looked just like yours before I removed some of the cabinets to increase interior room. I have the cabinets in safe storage, and it can be set back to stock whenever ...
  Topic: key code?
drober23

Replies: 7
Views: 632

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:53 am   Subject: key code?
I was able to use the front door handle, like pictured in the linked thread, for a '76 bus recently. The number was hard to read on mine, but it worked.
  Topic: My 77' bus and I need help.......
drober23

Replies: 19
Views: 1726

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:49 am   Subject: My 77' bus and I need help.......
Here is a nice article on sliding doors:
http://www.ratwell.com/technical/SlidingDoor.html

ratwell.com has a ton of good info, and if you need more a search of this site has even more.

Tell us ...
 
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