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  Topic: rebuilding a barn beetle - '57
rustbus

Replies: 42
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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 1:02 pm   Subject: Re: rebuilding a barn beetle - '57
Can anyone help me identify the key code that goes with the door handle? Is there a key code on the deck lid lock as well?

Is this the code for the ignition?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/galle ...
  Topic: rebuilding a barn beetle - '57
rustbus

Replies: 42
Views: 7936

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:39 am   Subject: Re: rebuilding a barn beetle - '57
Getting somewhere
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2158944.jpg

Rebuilt Brakes, steering, link pins, King pins, axle boots....

Needs:
Keys to match ignition (how?)
Turn signal lever
Bu ...
  Topic: rebuilding a barn beetle - '57
rustbus

Replies: 42
Views: 7936

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 8:32 pm   Subject: Re: rebuilding a barn beetle - '57
hello everyone

years later, Dad and i have started opening this can of worms. my apologies for the pic links failing....id have to fire up a pretty old computer to find those original photos lol. ...
  Topic: 73 Bay Window Transporter
rustbus

Replies: 46
Views: 1573

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:37 pm   Subject: Re: 73 Bay Window Transporter
Looks super great, wish something like that would fall in my lap.
And is this a Saskatchewan bus?? Thats Wild if so.

Maybe the driver side and nose has been repainted or am I tripping?

Care t ...
  Topic: 091 input shaft too long?
rustbus

Replies: 12
Views: 548

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 04, 2019 3:33 pm   Subject: Re: 091 input shaft too long?
so any baywindow bus transmission that was mated to a T4 engine will have the longer input shaft?

I'm swapping transmissions and my replacement has had its shaft cut short.

the existing input s ...
  Topic: 1971 Volkswagen westfalia spare tire well rusted out
rustbus

Replies: 13
Views: 550

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 12:35 am   Subject: Re: 1971 Volkswagen westfalia spare tire well rusted out
is this a full resto bus? cause if its just for fun, that spots' a good candidate for a simple fibreglass patch, and it won't cause the next guy much trouble if he wants to do it right some day

yea ...
  Topic: Volkyland Collection for sale!
rustbus

Replies: 32
Views: 2852

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:06 am   Subject: Re: Randy Carlson Collection for sale!
I'm super curious why its for sale
  Topic: The Stupid Question Thread
rustbus

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 3:16 pm   Subject: Re: The Stupid Question Thread
stupid question, the nose cone and bellhousing gaskets are the same for all baywindow bus transmissions, yeah?
  Topic: 1979 Bus
rustbus

Replies: 22
Views: 831

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:40 am   Subject: Re: 1979 Bus
seems ill be the first of many to tell you that going to a Carburetor is an unpopular idea

i spent countless hours and parts collecting to convert my dual carb bus to match your 1979 setup.

th ...
  Topic: Bigger oil filter ( Dumb Question)
rustbus

Replies: 9
Views: 467

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:47 pm   Subject: Re: Bigger oil filter ( Dumb Question)
i may not be bigger, but it might be better

https://www.cantonracingproducts.com/canton-25-214-cm-oil-filter-4-25-inch-billet-aluminum-spin-on-1-12-std-o-ring/

i use a canton on my bus (most of ...
  Topic: speedo needle replacement
rustbus

Replies: 5
Views: 194

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:09 am   Subject: Re: speedo needle replacement
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1890552.jpg

use the thickest paper you can cut to protect the face
  Topic: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
rustbus

Replies: 91
Views: 4743

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:48 am   Subject: Re: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
ive got a similar hatch, so i know how nice it can be Smile

the breather is that black metal box with a plastic mushroom lookin deal on top and a like 3/4" nipple sticking out the right side. rig ...
  Topic: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
rustbus

Replies: 91
Views: 4743

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:35 am   Subject: Re: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
wow.

looks pretty good for what it is, and reasonably well done considering.

engine temperature may be something to watch,, late bays with type 4 engines had large air intakes up high on the bac ...
  Topic: 72 Westfalia
rustbus

Replies: 38
Views: 6964

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:10 pm   Subject: Re: 72 Westfalia
yeah this is a nice bus, whats the update, did you get it running yet?
  Topic: Fuel hose / grommet questions for 1977.
rustbus

Replies: 10
Views: 272

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:00 am   Subject: Re: Fuel hose / grommet questions for 1977.
thats on the intake side of the pump, so it won't really see any pressure at all.
  Topic: Clutch cable adjustment
rustbus

Replies: 19
Views: 5016

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:00 am   Subject: Clutch cable adjustment
I am having problems with my 1978 Westy clutch and wanted to follow up on this thread. I was heading to the MVVC Volkswagen show in Michigan Sunday and stopped at a light holding my clutch pedal in w ...
  Topic: My Red 1972 Microbus Deluxe - rolling resto/ patchjob
rustbus

Replies: 333
Views: 82504

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:56 pm   Subject: Re: My Red 1972 Microbus Deluxe - rolling resto/ patchjob
hey stuart yea man I left home in 2015 and haven't truly come back yet. couple more months and ill be home for summer Smile
  Topic: 1973 FI to 1979 FI
rustbus

Replies: 32
Views: 892

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:18 pm   Subject: Re: 1973 FI to 1979 FI
i converted my 72 bus to complete 79 fuel injection. it was a lot of work but a lot of good fun too and rewarding.

i skipped nothing and mirrored as exactly as possible the 1979 layout, components, ...
  Topic: Synthetic lube in transaxle
rustbus

Replies: 21
Views: 1177

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 7:59 am   Subject: Re: Synthetic lube in transaxle
i probably shouldnt say, cause i have no evidence of anything, but

i swapped in an unknown 091 to run with my Camper Special, and i found and filled it with synthetic. i believe it was the redline ...
  Topic: Bus needs new transmission 091, 5rib, or side shift 091?
rustbus

Replies: 16
Views: 633

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:15 pm   Subject: Re: Bus needs new transmission 091, 5rib, or side shift 091?
thanks for the support and suggestions. ill be home soon and get that 5 rib going. i think ill stick with dino oil this time... Smile
 
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