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  Topic: Curtain rods to use in my Bus?
vw76westy

Replies: 35
Views: 16438

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:15 pm   Subject: Re: Curtain rods to use in my Bus?
Isn't that why we got into vws in the first place
  Topic: Curtain rods to use in my Bus?
vw76westy

Replies: 35
Views: 16438

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:09 pm   Subject: Re: Curtain rods to use in my Bus?


Is that correct? Cheapass VW owners Wink Rolling Eyes Laughing

Hahahahaha
Hahahahaha

My point is
if your a light sleeper and need total black out
Or you have other reasons to want your win ...
  Topic: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
vw76westy

Replies: 18
Views: 510

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:54 pm   Subject: Re: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
A story only you vw people could appreciate


Got the gremlins out
Bus is reliable again.....
You guys all know this great feeling

So I decide to take the bus to meet up with friends on a f ...
  Topic: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
vw76westy

Replies: 18
Views: 510

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:37 pm   Subject: Re: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
Well after spending many stranded days

After spending countless hours
Testing things that work perfectly when I test them

After going threw the pain in the ass
Of changing out parts 1 by 1 ...
  Topic: Curtain rods to use in my Bus?
vw76westy

Replies: 35
Views: 16438

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 9:25 pm   Subject: Re: Curtain rods to use in my Bus?
Its also available in other colors.


Not for free.....
We also use this material in tradeshow industry

There is always scrap pieces being thrown away
That are big enough to create a
Set of ...
  Topic: Help with misfire on '79 2L FI
vw76westy

Replies: 32
Views: 580

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:42 pm   Subject: Re: Help with misfire on '79 2L FI
This all started when you decided to run it outta gas


1st
Have you changed your fuel filter

2nd have you tested fuel pressure

I bet there is dirt and debris at the bottom of your gas tank ...
  Topic: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
vw76westy

Replies: 18
Views: 510

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:07 pm   Subject: Re: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
The bus starts when it's cold

But not when its warm

If I start bus let it idle for 2-3 min
Then turn it off
It won't restart


If I drive it 2, 3 blocks
To get food
It won't sta ...
  Topic: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
vw76westy

Replies: 18
Views: 510

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:02 pm   Subject: Re: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
Really.......


Since the bus starts and drives fine
Valve adjustment and timing has absolutely nothing to do
With issue

A vacuum leak is possible but then i would expect
Problem to be ...
  Topic: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
vw76westy

Replies: 18
Views: 510

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:46 am   Subject: Rookie starting Issues 76 fuel injected
I have a Gremlin in my bus





My bus will start perfectly on the 1st crank

When its stone cold

Or when hot



But while it's warming up or after its warmed up

Any suggestions
...
  Topic: vw76westy - [email protected]
vw76westy

Replies: 126
Views: 25903

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2016 9:59 pm   Subject: Re: vw76westy - [email protected]
Long story short
I did have some family emergency's
I'm OK and getting back to things


I know it's been a long time since I've been on
the samba

I have responded back to chrysalisbass ...
  Topic: My new 76 Westy Rehab Build Thread
vw76westy

Replies: 17
Views: 2368

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 10:10 pm   Subject: Re: My new 76 Westy Rehab Build Thread
Some things you should know
To keep you going in the right direction

1st,
did you adjust valves before testing engine
Valve adjustment is done every time you do a oil change
And might be al ...
  Topic: Deceleration valve??
vw76westy

Replies: 32
Views: 14916

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:21 pm   Subject: Deceleration valve??
yes, you will get backfires if you have a exhaust leak

from my experience a bad decel valve or a exhaust leak
will have the same backfire


since my last post ( 6 years ago)

I've been coll ...
  Topic: heads are to hot type-4 2.0 FI way to hot !!!
vw76westy

Replies: 19
Views: 2328

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 2:58 am   Subject: heads are to hot type-4 2.0 FI way to hot !!!
So your engine has clean tins, good oil pressure, OK compression. The engine starts and runs fine and gets reasonable economy and you've had NO problems driving it for the last 1000+ miles and four mo ...
  Topic: heads are to hot type-4 2.0 FI way to hot !!!
vw76westy

Replies: 19
Views: 2328

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:52 pm   Subject: heads are to hot type-4 2.0 FI way to hot !!!
What is your timing set at? 28BTDC at 3500+ rpm's hoses off? Have you checked your mixture with a wide band exhaust analyser?

timing has been checked
but ive been told that a bad dist could ca ...
  Topic: heads are to hot type-4 2.0 FI way to hot !!!
vw76westy

Replies: 19
Views: 2328

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 8:43 pm   Subject: heads are to hot type-4 2.0 FI way to hot !!!
Is it possible the exhaust could be partially plugged from sitting for 5 years, furry pets in there

everything on the long block was replaced or gone threw before installing

the original heater ...
  Topic: heads are to hot type-4 2.0 FI way to hot !!!
vw76westy

Replies: 19
Views: 2328

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 7:45 pm   Subject: heads are to hot type-4 2.0 FI way to hot !!!
it is a stock 2.0 type-4 engine with hydraulic lifter
stock 77-78 fi system with a 020 afm

compression is between 105 and 110 on all 4


it only takes 2min of warm up for head temps to reach ...
  Topic: Automatic tranny who or how to test them?
vw76westy

Replies: 15
Views: 750

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:46 pm   Subject: Automatic tranny who or how to test them?
I did the the swap from a 003 to a 010 in my 75

basically you need a doner bus to make it happen

everything is completely different
transmission mounts
the mustache bar above tranny is also d ...
  Topic: Living out of a bus... Realistic?
vw76westy

Replies: 66
Views: 5370

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:31 pm   Subject: Living out of a bus... Realistic?
Couple of other things I want to mention:

Get a AAA+ card & a pre-paid basic cell. This is very important because if you break down, you will need to hitchhike to an auto parts house & hitc ...
  Topic: vw76westy - [email protected]
vw76westy

Replies: 126
Views: 25903

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 5:50 pm   Subject: vw76westy - [email protected]
id like to post some feedback on myself in response
to a situation over shipping address

in every one of my ads I clearly state that I will only ship to the address giving to me by paypal

ea ...
  Topic: Late Bay Bumper Guards
vw76westy

Replies: 39
Views: 7840

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 2014 3:52 pm   Subject: Re: Bumper Overriders on Late Bay
Is it safe to assume that ZVW151 870 model "champagne" edition bumper over-riders will fit on a square late bay bumper with the rubber strip installed?

I have a 77 bay with new square 77 ...
 
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