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  Topic: AutoPop - Electric Automated Pop Top Assist
volkybus

Replies: 7
Views: 495

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:22 pm   Subject: Re: AutoPop - Electric Automated Pop Top Assist
Good job.. I'm having trouble lifting my pop top..but mine is a bay window..my Eurovan is a tin top.
Is this a easy. mod? Thanks Bill
  Topic: Get repairs in North Maine or Quebec?
volkybus

Replies: 9
Views: 144

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:00 pm   Subject: Re: Get repairs in North Maine or Quebec?
Wow I learned something about modern cars and Im thedisappointed...I wish u the best of luck keeping them going...we have really drank the koolaid now..
I m keeping my old van as long as I can.. some ...
  Topic: Get repairs in North Maine or Quebec?
volkybus

Replies: 9
Views: 144

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:11 pm   Subject: Re: Get repairs in North Maine or Quebec?
Did you learn anything from this little experience?? At AA airlines where I worked for many years we checked all fluid levels of everything every day (all ground equipment & aircraft & documen ...
  Topic: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
volkybus

Replies: 14
Views: 410

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:51 am   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
that my friend is up to you...fuel injection is great till it breaks then good luck....this is a help collum so please be helpful and not sarcastic...well off in my non airconditioned and carbed bus ...
  Topic: Thinkin' about a Eurovan. Any comments?
volkybus

Replies: 20
Views: 2929

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:22 pm   Subject: Re: Thinkin' about a Eurovan. Any comments?
vw busses of all ages r a hopeless sickness for which there is no known cure except death....BILL ON VW BUS/VAN # 15 GO 4 IT BUT BRING YOUR line of credit
  Topic: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
volkybus

Replies: 14
Views: 410

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:04 pm   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
yep but AC is overrated.....and if you want a modern car w all the modern gagets just buy a new car....a classic is old and special and maybe by expecting a 25-50+ year old car to be the same as a new ...
  Topic: I drive 1000 miles/yr. Why change the oil yearly?
volkybus

Replies: 12
Views: 471

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:06 am   Subject: Re: I drive 1000 miles/yr. Why change the oil yrly? Other oil ? too
you know I THINK CHANGING THE oIL EVERY YEAR IS JUST OVERATED... i ALwase do it but on my air cooled lawn mower I change every other year and they last me at least 15 years... as far as the transmissi ...
  Topic: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
volkybus

Replies: 14
Views: 410

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:45 am   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
well those compressors r tricky...on my 93 itwas making noise so I freed it u[p and it lasted only 1.1/2 weeks freewheeling...no AC ...well it siezed up and had to be towed home....anyway the compress ...
  Topic: Newbie question: would you buy a 78 that has carb not FI?
volkybus

Replies: 16
Views: 344

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 4:39 pm   Subject: Re: Newbie question: would you buy a 78 that has carb not FI?
FI is ok when it works ok but when it craps out get out your line of credit everything is 40+ years old and a nightmare to fix,all of us old hippie types hate FI...If you want them I have everything b ...
  Topic: 70 Crew Cab - save or cut up?
volkybus

Replies: 144
Views: 31881

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 4:09 pm   Subject: Re: 70 Crew Cab - save or cut up?
WE had a double cab back in late sixtys or early 70s fond memoies driving around w a chainsaw on back floor...stopping by the side of the road to cut up downed trees and putting in back.....Its a truc ...
  Topic: Improving FI harness or reinventing the wheel? (completed)
volkybus

Replies: 35
Views: 4448

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 1:04 pm   Subject: Re: Improving FI harness or reinventing the wheel? (completed)
good to know but 4 years too late...I had a engine fire in my 76 n couldn*t find a new harness so I cobbed one together but the engine never ran right so in the end I threw a set of 34 weabers on it . ...
  Topic: Considering a pop top Weekender, but question on pop top leaks
volkybus

Replies: 15
Views: 400

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:05 am   Subject: Re: Considering a pop top Weekender, but question on pop top leaks
Leakin pop tops have been around forever...I reallyike rhe warrenty...if all you u haveave is a small.hole in the canvas u can sew it with a awl...when you replace the poptop canvas now that`s when y ...
  Topic: Can a Eurovan tow ... a Eurovan?
volkybus

Replies: 8
Views: 225

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Apr 06, 2019 11:59 am   Subject: Re: Can a Eurovan tow ... a Eurovan?
How about renting a Uhall.truck.and a dolly.it will be cheaper than a broken tranny....these trannys are iffy at best let alone towing its own weight on such a long trip...Mine (93) has a hitch and I ...
  Topic: bad parts
volkybus

Replies: 5
Views: 210

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:02 pm   Subject: Re: bad parts
Too continue my post from above buy good quality,a
Locally if possible.. and it took rock auto 3 tryes to send me the right but defective parts.
  Topic: bad parts
volkybus

Replies: 5
Views: 210

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:32 pm   Subject: Re: bad parts
I had the worst luck with both the master and the slave cll w Rock Auto I got the right ones but had to have both rebuilt locally n to bleed them right you have to.losen.up.the.slave cyl..What a strug ...
  Topic: Looking for an MV - Gen 1 Manual or Gen 2 Auto?
volkybus

Replies: 3
Views: 121

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:21 pm   Subject: Re: Looking for an MV - Gen 1 Manual or Gen 2 Auto?
Well I like u wanted to get into.a vw bus down here on the enchanted island.(Puerto Rico)& couldn't afford a bay or vanigan n bought a 93 weekender,5 cyl,5 speed these things are a serious moneypi ...
  Topic: 93 Eurovan: Front Heater Core Bypass
volkybus

Replies: 8
Views: 2819

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:33 pm   Subject: Re: 93 Eurovan: Front Heater Core Bypass
That's too bad....winter really is rough sometimes...My.condolences to.his family...Bill
  Topic: BN4 Restore Help
volkybus

Replies: 7
Views: 430

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:13 pm   Subject: Re: BN4 Restore Help
Well welcome to the world of gas heaters...I`ve been into them for at least 50+ years..and my experiences when they go downyou're in trouble they're all basically the same and the one in my thing las ...
  Topic: Eurovan weekender vs '78 or '79 bus
volkybus

Replies: 14
Views: 2684

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:26 pm   Subject: Re: Eurovan weekender vs '78 or '79 bus
All vws vans r expensive to maintain but Bays r.cheaper n easer to fix & lots of people can fix them...the fuel injection is alot simpler than the euro...+ its easly converted to carbs...my advise ...
  Topic: I need some opinions on towing with a 93 Eurovan...
volkybus

Replies: 5
Views: 2667

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:04 pm   Subject: Re: I need some opinions on towing with a 93 Eurovan...
Towing.w any vw van always.is fun..my Westy got left in RI last summer & to get it back I drove my.thing there from Vt (200mi)& I stiffhitched it back to Vt w my 76 westy..all vw vans rock...t ...
 
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