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  Topic: Bus Seat Upholstrey Shortage ??
malcolm2

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 8:51 pm   Subject: Bus Seat Upholstrey Shortage ??
Anyone know what is up with TMI....?

Been waiting for 16 weeks for a middle seat cover. They can't tell me or JBugs when this item will be available. Who runs a business like this?

Can anyone ...
  Topic: Vent window frame seal.
malcolm2

Replies: 13
Views: 240

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 5:33 am   Subject: Re: Vent window frame seal.
This will keep you busy for a while: https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=341651&highlight=vent+press

This link is interesting.... everyone chiming in on how they did it. perfect. ...
  Topic: Vent window frame seal.
malcolm2

Replies: 13
Views: 240

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:55 pm   Subject: Re: Vent window frame seal.
the glass shop that did my vent windows used a strip of rubber on each piece of glass. You can get it from glass shops that do car windows.

The technician used clean motor oil on the rubber, then ...
  Topic: Vent window frame seal.
malcolm2

Replies: 13
Views: 240

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 2:06 pm   Subject: Re: Vent window frame seal.
Oh I see (duh!) we are re-fitting the glass here not changing the frame seals!

Yes. It seems that either job is not fun.
  Topic: Vent window frame seal.
malcolm2

Replies: 13
Views: 240

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:16 am   Subject: Re: Vent window frame seal.
I am doing what the video shows but on the door vent. The triangle shape.
  Topic: Vent window frame seal.
malcolm2

Replies: 13
Views: 240

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:21 am   Subject: Re: Vent window frame seal.
As luck would have it, I found the video. It is from Air Head parts and they put a part # on the intro. Very Happy but almost everyone that sells the stuff is out. I will have to keep searching.

Some ...
  Topic: Vent window frame seal.
malcolm2

Replies: 13
Views: 240

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 4:05 am   Subject: Vent window frame seal.
What is it called? I saw a video on YouTube while looking for something else.

Seems to be a rubber sheet. Stretch over the edge of the glass and slide it in the frame. Cut the excess. Canít recal ...
  Topic: Side and rear vent window install?
malcolm2

Replies: 8
Views: 270

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 10:43 am   Subject: Re: Side and rear vent window install?
found the video below. Took a snip at about 1:13. This is a 74 and he has no pinch bolt head access either. seems the btm notch should be a couple inches right of the white bar.

https://www.thes ...
  Topic: Vent window RIVET
malcolm2

Replies: 4
Views: 126

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 9:16 am   Subject: Re: Vent window RIVET
A short shank pop rivet is likely your best option, unless you have the equipment for solid rivets. Alternately a brass or copper rivet from a leather working supply store is easy to upset with home t ...
  Topic: Vent window RIVET
malcolm2

Replies: 4
Views: 126

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:14 am   Subject: Vent window RIVET
As it turns out, I don't think I needed to remove the rivets in the 1/4 wing vents. But I did on one of them.

So what are my options on re-assembly? Just a pop-rivet?

Here is a shot of my ne ...
  Topic: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
malcolm2

Replies: 154
Views: 15714

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 7:10 am   Subject: Re: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
Ready for the glass...... Might just install the passenger side today.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2215638.jpg
  Topic: Side and rear vent window install?
malcolm2

Replies: 8
Views: 270

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 6:42 am   Subject: Re: Side and rear vent window install?
So it seems that the whole frame is pushed in from the outside and the lip of the seal is pulled into place from the inside. I have done that many times on other cars.

However, the pic below with ...
  Topic: Side and rear vent window install?
malcolm2

Replies: 8
Views: 270

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2021 3:59 am   Subject: Re: Side and rear vent window install?
Yes, the headliner is going in now.

Only dry fitting the wing and determining the method etcÖ wanted to make sure i had all the parts to install.
  Topic: Side and rear vent window install?
malcolm2

Replies: 8
Views: 270

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 5:11 pm   Subject: Side and rear vent window install?
Are the 1/4 vent windows installed like the flat glass with a seal?

Assemble the window wrapped with the seal. Wrap a string in the inner part ofv the seal

Press against the assembly in from th ...
  Topic: sliding door inside latch
malcolm2

Replies: 9
Views: 179

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 3:07 pm   Subject: Re: sliding door inside latch
Do they disassemble easily?

In my case the little lock lever wonít go down no matter if the door is clised or not.
  Topic: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
malcolm2

Replies: 154
Views: 15714

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 2:59 pm   Subject: Re: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
Maybe i should buy up those rusty out there. If they are 300 new, i could hippie fix rehab and make some bread.
  Topic: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
malcolm2

Replies: 154
Views: 15714

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 2:29 pm   Subject: Re: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
Dude, i wrote what the next steps were. You didnít think i was leaving them like that? They cleaned up nicely. No structure here. Fiberglass and por added some strength. STILL NEED TOP COAT.

I pr ...
  Topic: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
malcolm2

Replies: 154
Views: 15714

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 8:47 am   Subject: Re: Let the process of saving 2222069996 begin
Vent wing windows are $300 new. These are a bit holey, but worth a day or two to clean and patch. Seem to be missing a part. If i canít find one or an old super rusty frame with one, i am going withou ...
  Topic: sliding door inside latch
malcolm2

Replies: 9
Views: 179

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2021 5:49 pm   Subject: Re: sliding door inside latch
remember that on the slider, they have an inside and an outside lock which are independent of the other.

Yep, They unlock how they were locked.... If you use the key to lock it, you have to use th ...
  Topic: sliding door inside latch
malcolm2

Replies: 9
Views: 179

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2021 3:49 pm   Subject: sliding door inside latch
What is up with my inside sliding door latch? the lock specifically??

The locking lever will only move about a 1/4 inch.

Thoughts?


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