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  Topic: 77 Cape Cod Sage
orangebug60guy

Replies: 86
Views: 4504

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2020 9:43 am   Subject: Re: 77 Cape Cod Sage
Nice job! Nothing like a victory lap when you have everything all buttoned up.
  Topic: The 21 and under club
orangebug60guy

Replies: 63
Views: 2700

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 10:42 am   Subject: Re: The 21 and under club
My son would dearly like to restore and drive the '69 Bus I have that his Grandfather (my Dad) bought new but - and this I believe is one of the universal problems for young guys - the little bit of m ...
  Topic: Bus flippers
orangebug60guy

Replies: 78
Views: 2556

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:41 am   Subject: Re: Bus flippers
If some 'flipper' gives you $2500 cash for that bus take it!

The joke will be on him.
I just thought I would update this thread. In my last post I had decided to get the Bus running for spring wit ...
  Topic: New tankless water heater
orangebug60guy

Replies: 41
Views: 1668

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Oct 06, 2020 5:29 am   Subject: Re: New tankless water heater
I have one for our hot water and hot water baseboard heat. Works really well. Very efficient and natural gas is cheap. Highly recommend anyone looking to ditch their 30-50 gallon tank get one of these ...
  Topic: Any good news out there? Let's start.
orangebug60guy

Replies: 88
Views: 4676

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:28 am   Subject: Re: Any good news out there? Let's start.
Bad news: sold my bus

Great News: I bought my first house! The good out weighs the bad here folks.

I've been a member here for a long time. Since at least 2006. Back when the Rants were the RAN ...
  Topic: 77 Cape Cod Sage
orangebug60guy

Replies: 86
Views: 4504

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:17 pm   Subject: Re: 77 Cape Cod Sage
You just put it outside and it turns black?

Laughing

That's what city air does to your lungs. Laughing Looking good Dan.
  Topic: Today in Bay Window hunting History
orangebug60guy

Replies: 1864
Views: 198031

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:37 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bay Window hunting History
Finally brought home a '72 Westy that was part of a 2 Westy deal I made back in November (page 89 of this topic), pretty rough shape:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2053215.jpg

It has b ...
  Topic: 66 slider
orangebug60guy

Replies: 111
Views: 15815

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 11, 2020 6:27 am   Subject: Re: 66 slider
Update...last fall my buddy helped me weld up the bus.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2036367.jpg

removed engine and "hung" the trans. We only had the shop for one day so we ...
  Topic: Bay Pride Alliance
orangebug60guy

Replies: 1785
Views: 140627

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 12:51 pm   Subject: Re: Bay Pride Alliance
The only VW I have ever owned is a Type 3, so I am not into the Bay scene. Not that there's anything wrong with it!

I thought you might get a kick out of this T-shirt ad I came across on Pinterest ...
  Topic: No port code flipseat with primer grey interior?
orangebug60guy

Replies: 29
Views: 1841

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:39 am   Subject: Re: No port code flipseat with primer grey interior?
Nice job. Love this bus. Why didn't you remove the engine while doing all this welding?
  Topic: Sawyer's '71 Transporter Deluxe
orangebug60guy

Replies: 26
Views: 902

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:15 am   Subject: Re: Sawyer's '71 Transporter Deluxe
You might want to go through the ratwell page and figure out some of those weird electrical hacks.
https://ratwell.com/

nice early bay. I've never seen the vw metal tag on the fan shroud before. ...
  Topic: 1957 Bus Lowering Airkewld complete Kit Questions
orangebug60guy

Replies: 13
Views: 597

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 13, 2020 5:50 am   Subject: Re: 1957 Bus Lowering Airkewld complete Kit Questions
Popcorn
  Topic: Seller's ad descriptions that drive you nuts . . .
orangebug60guy

Replies: 113
Views: 7671

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:48 pm   Subject: Re: Seller's ad descriptions that drive you nuts . . .
"I know what I have so don't low ball me..." Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Usually means it has been sitting for years and half taken apart and smells like mouse piss.
  Topic: Tiger King
orangebug60guy

Replies: 28
Views: 2998

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:14 pm   Subject: Tiger King
So during this pandemic many of my friends have been watching Tiger King on Netflix. I decided to give it a try. I can't tell if Joe Exotic is real, and all these other exotic animal people. There is ...
  Topic: What did you do for your Bus today?
orangebug60guy

Replies: 13044
Views: 1631943

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:05 am   Subject: Re: What did you do for your Bus today?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2013872.jpg

Put the new engine in the Singlecab, fired it up !!!!!
Gonna need some tinkering w/ the Distributor/carb...

Nice job Tom. whats the deal with ...
  Topic: Pedro's bus - 67' sea blue standard
orangebug60guy

Replies: 95
Views: 14369

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:32 pm   Subject: Re: Pedro's bus - 67' sea blue standard
Looking good Rob! Keep at it.
  Topic: Question o n the Mount for a 1970 VW Bus
orangebug60guy

Replies: 3
Views: 297

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:12 pm   Subject: Re: Question o n the Mount for a 1970 VW Bus
check to make sure the fuse in the engine bay isn't blown for the rear lights. The wire comes off the coil.

https://ratwell.com/technical/EngineRemoval2/16-CoilCarb.jpg

the large black thing ne ...
  Topic: What did you do for your Bus today?
orangebug60guy

Replies: 13044
Views: 1631943

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:15 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do for your Bus today?
Drove it:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1974091.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1974090.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1974088.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/ ...
  Topic: Mechanical vs. Electric fuel pump
orangebug60guy

Replies: 7
Views: 285

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:43 pm   Subject: Re: Mechanical vs. Electric fuel pump
I've been running this for years in a split bus with a 34-3 and a bay window dual solex:
https://contentinfo.autozone.com/znetcs/product-info/en/US/mrg/42S/image/3/
  Topic: Cosmetic restoration of type 4 engine
orangebug60guy

Replies: 13
Views: 419

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: Cosmetic restoration of type 4 engine
My opinion is to just run it. What’s your track record for removing an engine and putting it back in with no problems? Yeah shiny motors are nice. 75% of the engine can be cleaned up and looking nice ...
 
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