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  Topic: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
thfcian

Replies: 19
Views: 3305

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 3:36 am   Subject: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
Just to give some closure to this thread.

We have been away for a month now and have had to camp without electric hook-up on a few occasions.


The leisure battery ran out after about 10 hours t ...
  Topic: Weak/ dim rear lights
thfcian

Replies: 3
Views: 663

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 2:45 pm   Subject: Weak/ dim rear lights
So after cleaning the contacts this morning they rear light still looked 10X less bright than the brake light. But I've just been out in the dark and they are now plenty bright enough at night.

Oh ...
  Topic: Weak/ dim rear lights
thfcian

Replies: 3
Views: 663

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:39 am   Subject: Weak/ dim rear lights
Hi All,

I have a 1976 ex Florida bus and I have some questions about the rear lights.

I got a message after leaving a friends last night to tell me I had not rear lights going home.

So went o ...
  Topic: Front shift rod coupler
thfcian

Replies: 18
Views: 1965

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 2:13 pm   Subject: Front shift rod coupler
I have the same problem as the initial post, only the top of the nut is sticking out. I am going to buy a thin blade hacksaw and try cutting a groove in the remainder to the top that is sticking out. ...
  Topic: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
thfcian

Replies: 19
Views: 3305

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2013 12:49 pm   Subject: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??


what he probably has is the original fridge ( someday he might post photos.........) with the waeco compressor unit.

if you look at the pictures in the germanforum link i posted ,there are phot ...
  Topic: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
thfcian

Replies: 19
Views: 3305

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:33 pm   Subject: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
Yeah I will try to do that but the van is in the garage getting a new engine and then we are taking it for two months round Europe so I'm not sure how much opportunity I'll have to do that. I was just ...
  Topic: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
thfcian

Replies: 19
Views: 3305

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 6:28 am   Subject: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
As an update to this thread, I have looked into the fridge details and it is the Waeco Coolmachine 54 as detailed in the link below. It looks like a compressor fridge that draws about 40W which I beli ...
  Topic: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
thfcian

Replies: 26
Views: 10300

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu May 30, 2013 8:09 am   Subject: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
ahhhhh small rear window if that makes a difference?
  Topic: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
thfcian

Replies: 26
Views: 10300

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 27, 2013 10:29 am   Subject: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
Yep mine is a 63 bus so right part number. I checked today and I have all the brackets etc in the correct place which is good!

Thanks for all the help!

Ian
  Topic: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
thfcian

Replies: 26
Views: 10300

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 27, 2013 1:53 am   Subject: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
WOW...I have so much to learn...thank you so much I will study that religiously.

So I'm thinking I need part number 211 881 897 what do you think?
  Topic: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
thfcian

Replies: 26
Views: 10300

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 3:09 pm   Subject: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
OK so seatbelts are essential otherwise a brisk halt and the seat will throw me at the windscreen!

Is this the type of rubber buffer I need? Bu tonly for a 63 onwards??

http://www.wolfsburgwest. ...
  Topic: "Most Desirable"
thfcian

Replies: 80
Views: 10132

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 2:53 pm   Subject: "Most Desirable"
my most desired is the one I have, it's my first Split and I love it.

1963 EZ Camper with Hehr windows, you don't see may in Europe so it has it's own uniqueness.

When it's all done and looking ...
  Topic: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
thfcian

Replies: 19
Views: 3305

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 2:15 pm   Subject: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
I've dug out the brochure for the fridge and found recipts and fitting notes so it is obviously a replacement. I will have to have a more detailed lok at it then. It is built in to the cabinet and fit ...
  Topic: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
thfcian

Replies: 26
Views: 10300

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 2:09 pm   Subject: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
No I don't have any mounts, just the bracket bit from the top of the mount so it looks like somone has removed the mount.

No rubbers either, I'll get a picture tomorrow.

Is not attached at the ...
  Topic: Front Seat Mounting 63 1/3 -2/3 seats
thfcian

Replies: 1
Views: 591

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 6:39 am   Subject: Front Seat Mounting 63 1/3 -2/3 seats
Hi all sorry to be so dumb but I'm new to all of this.

I have a 63 sundial with 40/60 or 1/3 -2/3 front seats which I added after I bought it as previously it had some horrible Bug rear seat combo ...
  Topic: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
thfcian

Replies: 26
Views: 10300

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 6:19 am   Subject: 1/3 / 2/3 front seats and seat mounts
Can I ask a stupid question but how are these supposed to be held in place?

I have the same and they sit in a floor mounted bracket at the front of the seat but nothing at the top/ back to hold the ...
  Topic: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
thfcian

Replies: 19
Views: 3305

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun May 26, 2013 4:01 am   Subject: Westy fridge - how long on leisure battery??
HI guys,

I have a 1975 Westi interior all original and it has a Waeco "Cold Machine" fridge fitted which I am pretty sure was the orignal fridge.

I am about to go on a European tour an ...
  Topic: EZ Camper window question
thfcian

Replies: 5
Views: 841

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:25 am   Subject: EZ Camper window question
thanks guys that's really helpful. I can attemp to make some frames I guess, shouldn't be too difficult...famous last words!
  Topic: EZ Camper window question
thfcian

Replies: 5
Views: 841

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:10 pm   Subject: EZ Camper window question
Hi all,

I have a 63 EZ Conversion with the wind out windows and I have a problem/ question for those who know or have a similar van.

I recently got new interior panels put in and the frames of t ...
  Topic: Can you tighten the windscreen wipers?
thfcian

Replies: 13
Views: 2338

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:02 pm   Subject: Can you tighten the windscreen wipers?
thank you very much for that, I will order new blades tomorrow and then get the job done.

It is good to know it can be done!
 
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