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  Topic: jeremyrockjock - Bus tow bars - [email protected]
volksterii

Replies: 269
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2011 9:30 am   Subject: Bus tow bar
I received my tow bar from Jeremy earlier this week. I ordered last week, Jeremy built and shipped it by Monday and it arrived in San Diego Friday. Excellent fast service. Jeremy communicated very ...
  Topic: Header to heat exchanger connection
volksterii

Replies: 15
Views: 2071

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2011 3:22 pm   Subject: Header to heat exchanger connection
Everything that busdaddy states, just make sure when you use the clamps, one side of the clamp is slightly larger than the other. The larger side should be on the muffler side as that diameter is big ...
  Topic: How much did you pay for your bus?
volksterii

Replies: 171
Views: 24888

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:57 am   Subject: How much did you pay for your bus?
The guy wanted $100 but I offered $50 and he took it. I drove it home 30 miles. Since then I have installed a new engine. I bought the bus back in 1999. It was a complete bus.

http://1.bp.blogs ...
  Topic: Drove for 30 minutes on three cylinders - any damage?
volksterii

Replies: 15
Views: 1480

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 11, 2010 8:44 am   Subject: Drove for 30 minutes on three cylinders - any damage?
Does anyone think that the uneven running of the engine would pound the main saddles some? You wouldn't notice until you took the engine apart. I just believe that you took some miles off the engine ...
  Topic: #2 side 300 degrees
volksterii

Replies: 13
Views: 2356

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:18 pm   Subject: #2 side 300 degrees
Try moving the gauge and sender to see if it follows the gauge or it is actually that cylinder.

If it is that cylinder i'd start checking for plugged jets or ciircut in the carb body.

X2. The ...
  Topic: Pertronix ignitor problem
volksterii

Replies: 74
Views: 18255

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 12:58 pm   Subject: Pertronix ignitor problem
Ray knows a lot of things VW. Very good resource of info. Check the things he suggests.
  Topic: What Is This Part?
volksterii

Replies: 9
Views: 1333

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:48 am   Subject: What Is This Part?
Fuel pump. Sounds like it needs a new gasket at the base.
  Topic: For those interested (1971 Bus joined diagram)
volksterii

Replies: 20
Views: 3924

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2010 3:57 pm   Subject: For those interested (1971 Bus joined diagram)
BajaCapt, that is some great stuff. Thanks for going through the work to create it. I will use it. Thanks!!
  Topic: How inaccurate can VDO head gauge be?
volksterii

Replies: 22
Views: 3472

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 20, 2010 11:49 am   Subject: How inaccurate can VDO head gauge be?
And just as many accounts where other temp gauges also read incorrectly. Most people do not understand how the gauges work and how they get their signal. Therefore, if it doesn't read correctly, jus ...
  Topic: How inaccurate can VDO head gauge be?
volksterii

Replies: 22
Views: 3472

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:54 am   Subject: How inaccurate can VDO head gauge be?
All this talk about how inaccurate the VDO gauges are is really a lot of people parroting what they heard. In every case where the VDO gauge was not reading the correct temp, there was a leak between ...
  Topic: Tiny bubbles in the motor oil
volksterii

Replies: 26
Views: 4763

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2010 11:54 am   Subject: Tiny bubbles in the motor oil
As others have stated, you are probably sucking air from your pump or pickup tube. This is not good as the entrapped air in the oil will not carry the heat away as well and will not lubricate as well ...
  Topic: Adjusting springs for weight?
volksterii

Replies: 13
Views: 1500

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 05, 2010 11:58 am   Subject: Adjusting springs for weight?
If you pull out leafs from the front end, you will lower the front. I don't think that is what you are trying to do. I would do as someone stated above is to add softer shocks to the front. I have ...
  Topic: A Couple "While Camping" Questions
volksterii

Replies: 62
Views: 7260

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2010 11:49 am   Subject: A Couple "While Camping" Questions
1. I bring pillows as I find that I don't fill the bus up that much to not bring them. And they squish down into small spaces.

2. I am with others here, I don't use incense on camping trips. Just ...
  Topic: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale
volksterii

Replies: 8539
Views: 891510

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2010 7:18 am   Subject: Official Bay whine about parts and vehicles for sale
i did not know stainless could be magnetic

Yes it can. 304 stainless that is work hardened will be magnetic. It will also rust if not treated properly. 316 is non magnetic and will not rust. ...
  Topic: 71 Engine Rebuild
volksterii

Replies: 2
Views: 600

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2010 12:53 pm   Subject: 71 Engine Rebuild
Read this.

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=304727&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=groove+oil+pressure+piston&start=0
  Topic: Stainless steel heater hoses
volksterii

Replies: 16
Views: 2859

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 7:41 am   Subject: Stainless steel heater hoses
I actually did mine in two pieces each side so that removal was not hard. I used the stock coupler as you can see in my top pic (earlier post) on the left side.
  Topic: Stainless steel heater hoses
volksterii

Replies: 16
Views: 2859

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 7:36 am   Subject: Stainless steel heater hoses
No more crushed hose.

Are they more stout? At least, sturdier than the foil ones?

They are much more stout. It would take a significant effort to dent them.
  Topic: Stainless steel heater hoses
volksterii

Replies: 16
Views: 2859

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 07, 2010 6:06 am   Subject: Stainless steel heater hoses
I have done this. Here are a pics of them installed. I like these very much as they do not deteriorate at all. No more crushed hose.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/699683.jpg

https:/ ...
  Topic: Let's see some Bus and wilderness pics
volksterii

Replies: 2052
Views: 529368

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2010 1:02 pm   Subject: Let's see some Bus and wilderness pics
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Professional Drifter, those are some really nice pictures. Thanks for sharing.
  Topic: NR: San Diego Machine Shops
volksterii

Replies: 6
Views: 1512

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:16 am   Subject: NR: San Diego Machine Shops
I don't know if Adrian does case work.

He did mine.......

Yes, Adrian machines cases.
 
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