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  Topic: Front sidemarker - turn signal modification
dwill49965

Replies: 97
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:57 pm   Subject: Re: Front sidemarker - turn signal modification
Does anyone have a picture of inside the unit - is it a twin filament bulb or is the housing different with 2 bulbs, I cant find out much about 73 and later over here.

The very first post on page ...
  Topic: CDI install instructions for Jetronic buses
dwill49965

Replies: 26
Views: 792

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:02 am   Subject: Re: CDI install instructions for Jetronic buses
Yes, that is correct. I do not use the tach adapter. My VDO tachometer works fine.
  Topic: CDI install instructions for Jetronic buses
dwill49965

Replies: 26
Views: 792

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:30 pm   Subject: Re: CDI install instructions for Jetronic buses
Hey Metahacker:

My MSD 6 setup follows the instructions in the MSD manual for "installing to points/amplifier style ignition." I use an MSD Blaster 2 coil, and have points.

MSD orang ...
  Topic: '74 Bay pulled out of the weeds
dwill49965

Replies: 37
Views: 2714

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:11 am   Subject: Re: '74 Bay pulled out of the weeds
Bus Depot has new gas tanks.

http://www.busdepot.com/211201075l
  Topic: NGK BP6ET Spark Plugs (with pictures)
dwill49965

Replies: 17
Views: 1536

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:11 am   Subject: Re: NGK BP6ET Spark Plugs (with pictures)
Ray - (or anyone else!) - will the BP6ET plugs work well with an MSD 6 CDI box?
  Topic: Trip Report: Ottawa -> Cape Breton
dwill49965

Replies: 28
Views: 992

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: Trip Report: Ottawa -> Cape Breton
Awesome write-up and pics. Great documentation. Thanks for posting and sharing.
  Topic: Help deciding best color for resale! 1975 westy w/ 77 interior
dwill49965

Replies: 17
Views: 730

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:39 pm   Subject: Re: Help deciding best color for resale! 1975 westy w/ 77 interior
Don't paint it. Let the new owner decide.
  Topic: Bus movie sighting
dwill49965

Replies: 456
Views: 99990

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:13 pm   Subject: Re: Bus movie sighting
Remember "White Line Fever" from 1975 with Jan-Michael Vincent? It was on TCM a couple of weeks ago. About half way through the movie, there is a white bus parked on the side of the road, ...
  Topic: '79 Canadian Camper
dwill49965

Replies: 34
Views: 2329

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:04 am   Subject: Re: '79 Canadian Camper
IMHO - your bus is in plenty good enough shape to camp in as it is. My bus was far worse in some of those same areas as yours, and I got several years of good camping out of it before doing a major r ...
  Topic: Arduino CHT, Oil temp, Oil Pressure
dwill49965

Replies: 61
Views: 3296

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:01 am   Subject: Re: Arduino CHT, Oil temp, Oil Pressure
There is a bunch of info on thermocouple wire and sources from this link that you may find useful - the good old MGL Stratomaster!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=423765&highl ...
  Topic: Date of birth South Africa T2
dwill49965

Replies: 18
Views: 1971

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:53 am   Subject: Re: Date of birth
2 => This seems to be always "2" for all buses

The "2" refers to the second decade of production - to distinguish between the years 1969 and 1979. The "2" indicat ...
  Topic: Fuel sender access hole, to do or not to do?
dwill49965

Replies: 194
Views: 46574

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:21 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel sender access hole, to do or not to do?
What type of saw did you use to make that cut? Any risks of sparks flying?
I just used a regular jig saw with a fine tooth metal blade. No sparks were generated, or if they were, they were very mini ...
  Topic: Fuel sender access hole, to do or not to do?
dwill49965

Replies: 194
Views: 46574

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:16 am   Subject: Re: Fuel sender access hole, to do or not to do?
A PO of my bus had cut a small rectangular access plate and then sloppily seam sealed the cut out piece back in place. Unfortunately, his hole was off center by a few inches. Several years ago, I en ...
  Topic: Molded oil breather replacement hose
dwill49965

Replies: 16
Views: 2092

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:14 pm   Subject: Molded oil breather replacement hose
Its a little bit too small - about a 19.5mm inner diameter, but it fit over the oil breather outlet.

That "Gates 19833" hose DWill uses, everything is saying its only 3/4" ID so I'm ...
  Topic: This sticker is from the 80s?
dwill49965

Replies: 12
Views: 1083

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:26 pm   Subject: Re: This sticker is from the 80s?
I prefer this Rat Fink style Baywindow rendition:


http://tinyurl.com/z8d8xrd
  Topic: Molded oil breather replacement hose
dwill49965

Replies: 16
Views: 2092

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:16 pm   Subject: Re: Molded oil breather replacement hose
Gee, that was almost 10 years ago. That Gates hose is still working fine, still pliable.
  Topic: Road Trip w/ Car Hauler
dwill49965

Replies: 40
Views: 2835

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:17 pm   Subject: Re: Road Trip w/ Car Hauler
Hi there Togz:

I have done the Northern Quebec - Labrador - Newfoundland - Nova Scotia loop 3 times - in 1997, 2000, and 2014. It is a fascinating and amazing journey. However, I have never done ...
  Topic: Curious to know where all you bay window bus guys are from.
dwill49965

Replies: 54
Views: 3678

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:17 am   Subject: Re: Curious to know where all you bay window bus guys are from.
There used to be a google map site where Baywindow owners could mark their locations. I think Ratwell posted about it a long time ago - 10+ years ago? I remember adding my location to it, but can't ...
  Topic: ECU help
dwill49965

Replies: 45
Views: 2154

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2017 7:28 am   Subject: Re: ECU help
I will get the ECU etc back to you asap! Thanks so much Smile

Hi Andy - no worries on the harness and ECU - keep them a while longer until you get your bus back and running properly. Good luck!
  Topic: Low Volume Replica Law ...Bay Windows?
dwill49965

Replies: 43
Views: 2494

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:32 pm   Subject: Re: Low Volume Replica Law ...Bay Windows?

I would think the VW people who would be willing to pay for this would be the same crowd that can afford the Raby specials and your own Subaru swap. People who have money and like something enough t ...
 
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