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  Topic: what do I set my timing too.... ?
malcolm2

Replies: 4
Views: 27

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 4:48 pm   Subject: what do I set my timing too.... ?
So VW sets up this table based on engine code, year, fuel induction, and tranz.

So my engine is a 1.8 from a 914. Engine code EC. It came with FI.

Now it has dual carbs and is a 2.0 liter. ...
  Topic: Wire connector for the coil
malcolm2

Replies: 9
Views: 90

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 9:56 am   Subject: Re: Wire connector for the coil
Use two different kinds of terminals on your electronic module so you cant hook them up backwards on the coil. A space on the #15 side of the coil and a eye on the other side or at least tape the wire ...
  Topic: Wire connector for the coil
malcolm2

Replies: 9
Views: 90

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 8:40 am   Subject: Re: Wire connector for the coil
take them off the old coil

Sometimes you are a big help.... sometimes not. Do you really think I would not do that? How 'bout you send me an old coil with them on it.

This bus has not been reg ...
  Topic: Wire connector for the coil
malcolm2

Replies: 9
Views: 90

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 7:16 am   Subject: Re: Wire connector for the coil
I have singles, you can stack them to make 3.

If you want I can mail you 3, just PM me your address.

I have to flatten them so they fit in a letter envelop, but you can easily bend them back.
...
  Topic: Wire connector for the coil
malcolm2

Replies: 9
Views: 90

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 7:05 am   Subject: Re: Wire connector for the coil
Ace Hardware has them in the in those small trays in the hardware asle.

I will be by there later today.... But I sure can't find them on their site. 744 things but not that.

just like other bu ...
  Topic: Wire connector for the coil
malcolm2

Replies: 9
Views: 90

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Today 6:35 am   Subject: Wire connector for the coil
I have a new Distributor with the flame thrower 3 in it. I now have the recommended coil. But it did not come with the blade connectors.

I have searched and searched, but can't find this 3 blade ...
  Topic: varying TIV fans
malcolm2

Replies: 23
Views: 517

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:14 pm   Subject: Re: varying TIV fans
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2088517.jpg

Sorry the picture is upside down. You would think a computer could fix that, I mean Facebook does. Anyway, I found one reason for the differenc ...
  Topic: Type 4 T-Stat test
malcolm2

Replies: 15
Views: 342

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:34 pm   Subject: Re: Type 4 T-Stat test
This is my 914. Started her up to get her warm.... I have the cable wrapped wrong here too. But the tab is pointed straight up when hot.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2089082.jpg

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  Topic: Type 4 T-Stat test
malcolm2

Replies: 15
Views: 342

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:28 pm   Subject: Re: Type 4 T-Stat test
SUCCESS. I think I HAD the cable wrapped incorrectly. Same goes for the TIV in my 914. There is a curved "ramp" on the flap rod at the pinch point for the cable. If you wrap the cable UN ...
  Topic: Battery.... what Battery
malcolm2

Replies: 16
Views: 360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:55 pm   Subject: Re: Battery.... what Battery
There are certainly potential problems with any battery. You need to check it, maybe monthly. They make acid mats it put under them. Boxes to put them in. I have painted everywhere with POR-15. I beli ...
  Topic: Battery.... what Battery
malcolm2

Replies: 16
Views: 360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:31 am   Subject: Re: Battery.... what Battery
My local Interstate guys says that the 42 is not one they make anymore. He says the 96R is a replacement for that. Maybe 90 more CCA and the posts are a bit different.

$60 for a Blem. Guess I wi ...
  Topic: Battery.... what Battery
malcolm2

Replies: 16
Views: 360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:09 pm   Subject: Re: Battery.... what Battery
I have an Interstate shop down the road. I did not even think about them for this old 72. I call them all the time. Every car I have has a Blem Interstate in it. 1/2 price, 1/2 warranty.

I wil ...
  Topic: Battery.... what Battery
malcolm2

Replies: 16
Views: 360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 7:18 pm   Subject: Battery.... what Battery
I need a battery for this bus. They are the generic of generics.... but what do I need? Part #, vendor, brand, CCA???

Help me out here?
  Topic: Type 4 T-Stat test
malcolm2

Replies: 15
Views: 342

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 6:55 pm   Subject: Re: Type 4 T-Stat test
OK here is a thought. I will heat the Stat and attach the cable with the TAB straight up and the Stat fully extended.
  Topic: Type 4 T-Stat test
malcolm2

Replies: 15
Views: 342

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:48 pm   Subject: Re: Type 4 T-Stat test
Pretty straight....


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2088588.jpg
  Topic: 72 cooling tins....???
malcolm2

Replies: 19
Views: 352

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:27 pm   Subject: Re: 72 cooling tins....???
I sure do.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2088444.jpg
  Topic: Type 4 T-Stat test
malcolm2

Replies: 15
Views: 342

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 5:19 pm   Subject: Re: Type 4 T-Stat test
I think the curved cable in the picture is the excess. I wrapped it around stuff.
  Topic: Type 4 T-Stat test
malcolm2

Replies: 15
Views: 342

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:51 pm   Subject: Type 4 T-Stat test
In the past I have done the boiling water in the kitchen test.... But today I realized that I had not tested my fully installed T-Stat. So I got out the heat gun and the laser thermometer and gave i ...
  Topic: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
malcolm2

Replies: 127
Views: 11418

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:34 pm   Subject: Re: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2088441.jpg

If you remember, I got an engine hatch and welded it in. Yesterday, I trimmed up the insulation and the plates that hold it in. It fit nicely. ...
  Topic: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
malcolm2

Replies: 127
Views: 11418

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2020 3:31 pm   Subject: Re: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2088443.jpg

Tranz is in. Word is it might be easier to assemble the engine and the tranz, then install. Like most things on these cars, I have to do them 2 ...
 
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