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  Topic: Exhaust leak
ivwshane

Replies: 14
Views: 209

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Yesterday 4:57 am   Subject: Re: Exhaust leak
Do you have a bunch of pics of your engine?
  Topic: 022-133-083D options
ivwshane

Replies: 4
Views: 117

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:21 pm   Subject: Re: 022-133-083D options
I use gee bees. I tried an aftermarket rubber one and it started breaking down after a few years.

For me itís not worth the time to find an original vw stamped part when a better part is easily ava ...
  Topic: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
ivwshane

Replies: 283
Views: 9292

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
Thank you! You reminded me that I need to safety write the coupler!
  Topic: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale
ivwshane

Replies: 9369
Views: 992718

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:12 pm   Subject: Re: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale
Its official.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2423245


What kind of shit box doesn't even come with a fan guard for 34k!!



:p
  Topic: Smog 2020 time!
ivwshane

Replies: 26
Views: 552

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:14 pm   Subject: Re: Smog 2020 time!
You guys are talking way over my head!

I did check for vacuum leaks and I don't know if it classifies as a vacuum leak but one of the intake manifolds is blowing air out where it meets the case. I ...
  Topic: Smog 2020 time!
ivwshane

Replies: 26
Views: 552

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:30 pm   Subject: Re: Smog 2020 time!
Shane - The only smog guy I use is Mohammad at M&S smog on Auburn Blvd. He doesn't tune AFM.

What part of Sacramento are you in?

I'm not in sac, I'm further west.


Do you know how to tim ...
  Topic: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
ivwshane

Replies: 283
Views: 9292

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
you can use GM ones found at any large FLAPS in either wiring or on those small parts racks, or if you want the originals ask someone like Ken Madsen at TheBusco to get you some. He is where I got a b ...
  Topic: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
ivwshane

Replies: 283
Views: 9292

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:55 pm   Subject: Re: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
unless I run into something that is worth mentioning, this is the list of items still to do. Photos and a more in depth explanation aren't needed.

1. Fuel clip on hose under car
2. Install fuel l ...
  Topic: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
ivwshane

Replies: 283
Views: 9292

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:43 pm   Subject: Re: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
unless I run into something that is worth mentioning, this is the list of items still to do. Photos and a more in depth explanation aren't needed.

1. Fuel clip on hose under car
2. Install fuel l ...
  Topic: Smog 2020 time!
ivwshane

Replies: 26
Views: 552

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:20 pm   Subject: Re: Smog 2020 time!
Here is another mistake: taking my bus to a mechanic who I thought would be able to tune it better than me!


So I took it to a shop where I had my smogg done before with no issues. I told them tha ...
  Topic: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
ivwshane

Replies: 283
Views: 9292

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:45 pm   Subject: Re: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
Bought some cork gasket material to make my own gaskets. Will probably order a bunch from my gasket maker with the material that is left. Maybe some EGR gaskets too. In the meantime this thread is pr ...
  Topic: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
ivwshane

Replies: 283
Views: 9292

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:09 pm   Subject: Re: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
Well that's awesome. I'm running those silicone gaskets. How can I test the flaps with the engine in?
  Topic: Smog 2020 time!
ivwshane

Replies: 26
Views: 552

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 2:28 pm   Subject: Re: Smog 2020 time!
I just did a quick test drive and yeah the power is much better!
  Topic: Smog 2020 time!
ivwshane

Replies: 26
Views: 552

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:58 pm   Subject: Re: Smog 2020 time!
Not having a valve opening all the way is a good way to have one cylinder running rich (while the others will run lean if you have an O2 sensor.)

The engine that was in my 83 1/2 POS Vanagon had be ...
  Topic: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
ivwshane

Replies: 283
Views: 9292

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:59 pm   Subject: Re: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
On my EGR filter the bolt holes are threaded so on the top side the EGR pipe was simply screwed to the filter below. Was yours not like that or did you want extra clamping security?
  Topic: Smog 2020 time!
ivwshane

Replies: 26
Views: 552

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 6:44 pm   Subject: Re: Smog 2020 time!
Welp, I guess if you guys didnít know it already, Iím truly a noob. Apparently I didnít do the final torquing on the rocker arms and I left one nut really loose as a reminder I needed to add a new wav ...
  Topic: Smog 2020 time!
ivwshane

Replies: 26
Views: 552

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2020 1:35 am   Subject: Re: Smog 2020 time!
Looks like I messed it up. After letting the engine cool for a few hours I decided to start it to see how it would do cold. Now after starting it, it stalls shortly after. I didn't have this problem b ...
  Topic: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
ivwshane

Replies: 283
Views: 9292

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:31 pm   Subject: Re: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
Well I did two out of the three at least.
  Topic: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
ivwshane

Replies: 283
Views: 9292

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:53 pm   Subject: Re: Process of rebuild, replacing heads, new exhaust & misc 1977 FI
I see. Where do you have the strap on the case connected to.
  Topic: Smog 2020 time!
ivwshane

Replies: 26
Views: 552

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:52 pm   Subject: Re: Smog 2020 time!
Do you have any comments on why setting the idle CO% was difficult and inconsistent?
 
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