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  Topic: how to ID a 78 CA model
vw76westy

Replies: 12
Views: 360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 1:40 pm   Subject: Re: how to ID a 78 CA model
you are right

i meant Karl
  Topic: Add me to the list of bucking, hesitation, now no start
vw76westy

Replies: 62
Views: 1899

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 1:35 pm   Subject: Re: Add me to the list of bucking, hesitation, now no start
your game plan skips around
and gos back and forth to much

what good is checking fuel pump
if your not checking power to the fuel pump
if no power, usually a bad double relay

but if the ...
  Topic: Add me to the list of bucking, hesitation, now no start
vw76westy

Replies: 62
Views: 1899

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 1:22 pm   Subject: Re: Add me to the list of bucking, hesitation, now no start
no
that is not what im saying

afm = air flow meter

when you open the hatch from inside the bus
the afm is the first thing you see on right side


you are referring to ecu computer

i ...
  Topic: how to ID a 78 CA model
vw76westy

Replies: 12
Views: 360

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2021 2:59 pm   Subject: Re: how to ID a 78 CA model
just for the record


on 77 and 78 modals
there is really no difference between a ca bus and a fed bus

according to carl (R.I.P) the only difference was
part # on ecu


1976 federal b ...
  Topic: 3 point seat belts for back benches
vw76westy

Replies: 4
Views: 220

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2021 2:48 pm   Subject: Re: 3 point seat belts for back benches
for 3 point seat belts to work properly


youd have to bolt them above windows

if i remember correctly
there is a threaded hole somewhere up there
for 3 point seat belts to be installed ...
  Topic: Add me to the list of bucking, hesitation, now no start
vw76westy

Replies: 62
Views: 1899

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2021 2:29 pm   Subject: Re: Add me to the list of bucking, hesitation, now no start
your no longer looking for a part thats going to fail

and that should make finding problem a whole lot easier


start by making sure

that everything is getting power

fuel pump, coil , e ...
  Topic: Add me to the list of bucking, hesitation, now no start
vw76westy

Replies: 62
Views: 1899

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:23 pm   Subject: Re: Add me to the list of bucking, hesitation, now no start
just curious

have you tried starting bus
with afm disconnected ??



have you not been able to start it at all
or you can start it sometimes....

can you notice any consistency to buckin ...
  Topic: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
vw76westy

Replies: 26
Views: 583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:53 pm   Subject: Re: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
Cap10323



Have you tried a NEW, OEM Bosch fuel pump? You can get them on rockauto.

Why are you even bothering with these used pumps, for $100 you have a 'known good' you can test against, an ...
  Topic: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
vw76westy

Replies: 26
Views: 583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:46 pm   Subject: Re: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
fuel pressure

was the first thing i tested

when i was still using 1st fuel pump


and retested with every fuel pump ive tried......



for the record
and for shit and giggles

i h ...
  Topic: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
vw76westy

Replies: 26
Views: 583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:54 pm   Subject: Re: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
in a separate note

but still on subject of fuel pumps


i had 5 fuel pumps in my spare parts

all were pumps that i ran in my bus for at least 1000 miles before confirming
that it was good ...
  Topic: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
vw76westy

Replies: 26
Views: 583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:46 pm   Subject: Re: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
ImAddicted

thats exactly the kind of info im looking for
right now...


Jetfxr69

because i agree with this statment
Theres alot of shit on the market. Ive got a box full of pumps and have ...
  Topic: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
vw76westy

Replies: 26
Views: 583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:00 pm   Subject: Re: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
Mile High Puma
before putting a whole lot of time into fuel tank

i need to be 100% that fuel pump is not the problem

aeromech
yes this is raul
funny my bus hasn't been this big a headach ...
  Topic: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
vw76westy

Replies: 26
Views: 583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 7:54 pm   Subject: Re: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
thanks for confirming

its what i thought

it just hard to believe that i handled so many bad fuel pumps in a row....
  Topic: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
vw76westy

Replies: 26
Views: 583

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 6:45 pm   Subject: fuel pump how hot is to hot 76-79 fuel injection
76 bus with original fuel injection





my bus has been randommly bucking kicking and dieing on me
for awhile now

but problem gos away when im trying to find the failing part

one day ...
  Topic: Curtain rods to use in my Bus?
vw76westy

Replies: 35
Views: 17388

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: 17388

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: 540

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: 540

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: 17388

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: 684

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 ...
 
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