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  Topic: Curil T2 vs Loctite 518 for oil pump?
germansupplyscott

Replies: 24
Views: 495

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2021 1:06 pm   Subject: Re: Curil T2 vs Loctite 518 for oil pump?
Not sure if the word 'rubberized' is mis-used by me or not – but this oil pump gasket from a Reinze 2.0l engine gasket set is what I would call rubberized paper. It differs from the paper gaskets you ...
  Topic: Curil T2 vs Loctite 518 for oil pump?
germansupplyscott

Replies: 24
Views: 495

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2021 5:56 am   Subject: Re: Curil T2 vs Loctite 518 for oil pump?
Loctite 518 works great on type 1 oil pumps. If you were using an original type 4 pump I'd use the rubberized paper gasket from a quality gasket set but with a type 1 conversion style oil pump with se ...
  Topic: problems installing push button start
germansupplyscott

Replies: 20
Views: 495

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2021 6:50 am   Subject: Re: problems installing push button start


When OEM switches become available again buy several, especially if the price is still in the $9-10 range. Hard to justify buying an aftermarket POS for $40 when you can get the real McCoy for $9- ...
  Topic: 75 Westfalia Restoration Question
germansupplyscott

Replies: 4
Views: 233

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2021 10:36 am   Subject: Re: 75 Westfalia Restoration Question
https://www.deutschlandmetalandbody.com/

Those guys know what time it is.
  Topic: Best Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor
germansupplyscott

Replies: 36
Views: 1104

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 10:05 am   Subject: Re: Best Cylinder Head Temperature Sensor
VDO CHT gauge is not being made, since almost 10 years.
  Topic: Windshield installation update ?
germansupplyscott

Replies: 17
Views: 570

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 5:01 am   Subject: Re: Windshield installation update ?
Dyneema single braid line from a sailing (or other) shop works super well for the pulling string. You want the regular stuff like Samson Amsteel (not the heat set which is stiff). There are many brand ...
  Topic: The Stupid Question Thread
germansupplyscott

Replies: 9558
Views: 751768

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 12:23 pm   Subject: Re: The Stupid Question Thread
They do not come with swivel foot adjusters from the factory.
  Topic: CV Boot Best Brand and Supplier FAQ
germansupplyscott

Replies: 328
Views: 47530

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 09, 2021 9:31 am   Subject: Re: CV Boot Best Brand and Supplier FAQ
The boot Rockford specifies (or used to, I am not sure what they spec now) for a Bus was too short and after installation the small end of the boot would end up inside the ridges where it is meant to ...
  Topic: CV Boot Best Brand and Supplier FAQ
germansupplyscott

Replies: 328
Views: 47530

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 09, 2021 7:09 am   Subject: Re: CV Boot Best Brand and Supplier FAQ
I am curious about the report of Rockford CV boots having a failure where the boot attaches to the metal frame. We've not seen or heard of this but since we sell the Rockford product we'd obviously li ...
  Topic: What is the difference between ATS and Girling Front Calipers?
germansupplyscott

Replies: 31
Views: 1248

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2021 3:42 am   Subject: Re: What is the difference between ATS and Girling Front Calipers?
We make the plates:

https://germansupply.com/images/P/BrakePistonPlateGirling_211615231A-01.jpg

https://germansupply.com/disc-brake-piston-retaining-plate-front-brakes-bus-vanagon-girling.html
  Topic: Vintage Speed Shifter VS. Berg
germansupplyscott

Replies: 21
Views: 950

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:51 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Speed Shifter VS. Berg
In my opinion the only really good aftermarket shifter is the Berg, and I've used most all of them. In fairness, Vintage Speed has made many changes to their Bus shifters in the past 5 years or so and ...
  Topic: Bent vacuum hoses do they have part numbers?
germansupplyscott

Replies: 20
Views: 591

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:10 am   Subject: Re: Bent vacuum hoses do they have part numbers?
What’s the ID on each piece? Can you take pictures with a scale in the picture?

Volvo has a lot of evap hose in close shapes to these.

The oil breather hose (L-shaped) is 022 129 973C. It's 22 ...
  Topic: The Stupid Question Thread
germansupplyscott

Replies: 9558
Views: 751768

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:21 am   Subject: Re: The Stupid Question Thread
Loctite 518 is good for sealing that plug. It needs to be very tight and tightening it isn't easy without a special tool. You can use a cold chisel to tighten/loosen, in a pinch, but this method will ...
  Topic: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale
germansupplyscott

Replies: 9617
Views: 1044362

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 04, 2021 2:12 pm   Subject: Re: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale


look at the fuse panel




There appear to be 3 of them lurking below the dash in this photo?

https://images.craigslist.org/01111_1DedtfhOKfcz_0CI0t2_1200x900.jpg

What a saga!
  Topic: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale
germansupplyscott

Replies: 9617
Views: 1044362

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 6:45 pm   Subject: Re: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale
You cannot fault the frankness.

“I do not have any details about why the bus is not running“

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/pix/9313062.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/p ...
  Topic: Front brakes seizing up
germansupplyscott

Replies: 18
Views: 315

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2021 10:57 am   Subject: Re: Front brakes seizing up
Thanks guys for the tips! The current extensive temperatures didn’t change anything. The brakes seized up way before we had the heatwave and, as far als I can tell, are still sticking about the same a ...
  Topic: The Stupid Question Thread
germansupplyscott

Replies: 9558
Views: 751768

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2021 7:55 pm   Subject: Re: The Stupid Question Thread

Cupped side towards head (lower pic)


Are you sure? I don't think that is correct.

They go this way:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2190465.png
  Topic: Spring spacer under CV flange which direction? 002 bus trans
germansupplyscott

Replies: 22
Views: 649

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 1:05 pm   Subject: Re: Spring spacer under CV flange which direction? 002 bus trans
And many THANKS to kreemoweet and Germansupplyscott for the short and concise answer to the original question. CHEERS!

tristanblue I appreciate the shout out but I can't let this pass without comm ...
  Topic: Spring spacer under CV flange which direction? 002 bus trans
germansupplyscott

Replies: 22
Views: 649

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 11:12 am   Subject: Re: Spring spacer under CV flange which direction? 002 bus trans
It is installed with the 'higher' sides of the split portion in the 'up' position.
  Topic: how to ID a 78 CA model
germansupplyscott

Replies: 12
Views: 360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:45 pm   Subject: Re: how to ID a 78 CA model
'78 CA Bus has a catalytic converter, no O2 sensor.

'79 CA Bus has both.

Since the engine lid could hypothetically be changed easily, the unequivocal way to ID a CA model (as Dad says) is the s ...
 
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