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*** BAY WINDOW FAQS/Sticky ***
Tcash Picks

BROKE DOWN
Broke down, Rescue, Help, Road Side, Assistance, Information

NEWBIE
Newbie
USED BUS BUYER'S GUIDE

VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION
M-Plate Location
Type 2 M-Plate Decoder
M-Plate Decoder
M-Code/Keys
M-Code question - not found in FAQ - UPDATE!

VIN, Chassis, Engine number locations
Bus VIN Chassis / Engine Numbers
Engine Type ID
VW Engine Letter Codes

T2 Identification ID Tcash
Lost Title
VW Birth Certificates
Certificate Generator, english link, automuseum.volkswagen
CAMPERS
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION

PARTS IDENTIFICATION
Parts identification ID T2 (lots of pix) FAQ
Bearing Cross Reference - Type 2
PART IDENTIFICATION


AC
Air Conditioning link/t2-bulli.
AC


AXLE FRONT/STEERING
Early Bay Bus Worm and Peg Box '68- '72 Dis/ReAssembly
Steering Box replacement in a 1971 VW Bay Window Bus
Steering wheel repair thread?
Building an adjustable beam with Avis adjusters (Tutorial)
77 Front Beam Rebuild
Wheelskins Installation
Swing Lever Shaft Kit, Center Pin, Center Link, Installation
Bay window front end ball joint replacement. How I did it.
Ball Joint Grease (Zerk) Nipple (Fitting) Install (Pic Heavy/FreedomBuild
Installing 73-79 TRW Steering Box in a 68-72 (demon1018)
Late Bay Steering Box to Early Bay
How to adjust Koni Shocks link/koni-na.com
AXLE FRONT/ STEERING


AXLE REAR
Torsion bar setting chart
Cutting off rear upper shock nut
IRS Rear Wheel Bearing Repack/Replace
Spring Plate Angle/Torsion Bar Adjustment (Pics Added)
Modifying 46mm or 1-13/16" socket for Torque Meister
CV Joint Servicing Link, Tom's VW Pages
CV Assembly Link, outfrontmotorsports.com
CV Joints servicing & mainttenance Link, benplace.com
CV Joint Maintenence Link, van-cafe.com
CV Joints 101 Link, blindchichenracing.com
CV Joint Maintenance, type2.com Link
what size is the axle nut on a bus?
Correct Size Tool To Remove Axle Bolts Or CV Bolt
How to Remove Stripped CV Bolt Head
AXLE REAR

BODY/FRAME/PAINT
Spray paint, T2, Aerosol, Rattle Can, Close to factory color
How I made an engine access panel look factory
Cab Door disassembly/maintenance/adjustment/reassembly (lots pix
Bay Window Front Door Latch Problems
Replacing the '69-79 Bus Front Door Lock Spring
Installing Door Panels
Restore, Rebuild, Refurbish Front Door
door check sound like a gun shot?
(door) Vapor Barrier Replacement How-To, Colin
Sliding Door+Directions+Operating+Operation+Using (tech tip)
Sliding Door Link, ratwell.com
Sliding Door Hinge Assy Refresh
Sliding Door Support Roller Refresh
Sliding Door Interior Overhaul Part I - inspect, clean, and remote control lock
Sliding Door Interior Overhaul Part II - center lock and sliding door retainer
Sliding Door Interior Overhaul Part III - insulation, reassembly, adjustment, and done!
Dash Repair
T2 Window Scraper Installation
How to install power locks in a bay window bus
T2b Turn Signal Seal Replacement
Bay Window Crashworthiness--VW Documentation
How to: Repair your broken rear emblem studs... Pix Heavy
Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
Locating your Key Code...various years and models
Rekeying a lock - Tutorial
**How To** Replace a Bay Outside Window Scraper
Mounting side view mirrors
BMW power windows in a 74 Westy
window winders converted to BMW series 3 motors
73 - 79 Class-2 style trailer hitch How To
The how to calibrate your speedo thread
Inside latch release for the rear hatch?
76 Rear Hatch Overhaul - lock, latch, insulation and trim panel
Rear Seat Wall Overhaul - cleanout, insulate, new panel
Moulding Belt Line ID
Sixer's windshield install (1976 Transporter)
Install Wind. Regulator,Window&Wing Window Assmbly Pt 1
Install Wind. Regulator,Window&Wing Window Asmbly. Pt 2
Middle (center) seat identification
Front Bucket Seats ID
Soundproofing (Tip)
Early Bumper Step Pad install tip
Tip on replacement vinyl washer for Bus side mirrors, use vinyl washers/spacers that comes with a blank pack of CD-ROMs or DVDs
sunroof FAQ open stuck parts plastic cover cables
Unlocking the Mystery of VW Locks,by Dave Hall (1997) Link,http://www.hallvw.clara.net/
Bodywork How To's
Electrolysis Rust Removal [videos]
BODY/FRAME/PAINT


BRAKES/TIRES/WHEELS
Brazilian Brake booster install in a T2
ATE Brake Caliper Rebuild 1973-79
Mechanical Brake Light Switch
T2 Early/Late Front Disc Brake Differences & Parts
Hubcap clip installation
Converting a t2a to a Beetle Fill Reservoir
Brake Caliper Piston Retaining Plate Install+Installation
Chaining with a harp
How to: Install power brakes into 1968-1970 Bus (Pic heavy)
Caliper identity help
Brake Light Switch Tech (External link)
Tire size calculator (External Link)
BRAKES/TIRES/WHEELS


CAMPER
DIY front door window camping vents/screens
Laminate Repair...tutorial w photos
Fabricating a stainless steel swivel table leg and hardware
How To Remove Your Late Westy Interior (Pics)
Rock N Roll bed measurements / how to (z bed)
Jalousie (louvered) Window Restoration
Installing a Vanagon Westy interior into a bay.
DIY front window camping vents/screens
1976 Refrigerator Overhaul (techtip)
Headbanger Cabinet Restoration Part I - original condition
Headbanger Cabinet Restoration Part II - restoration
Headbanger Cabinet Restoration Part III - reassembly
Big Table Restoration Part I - original condition and woodworking
Big Table Restoration Part II - laminate work
Big Table Restoration Part II - reassembly
Jalousie Seal Tutorial
Jalousie pop rivet replacement & New Cranks
VW Beetle Windshield Install
Applying Por-15 to Scott's Bus
Closet Restoration Part I - original condition
Closet Restoration Part II - teardown, repair, and refinish
Closet Restoration Part III - refinish (cont.) and laminate
Closet Restoration Part IV - trim and final assembly
Restoring Camper Top
Westfalia Seat / Bed Operation (How did I not know this!?)
D.I.Y casting cabinet handles and other bus bits
Replace Pop Top Tent
Refrigerator Power Control Panel Restoration
Headliner replacement on 78 Westy
bed foam thickness on a 79 westfalia
Foldable Shower Floor
Amescador Tailgate Tent DIY Pictorial Reference
Dying Curtain Fabric
fridge replacement projects - post here
Icebox Camping Tip
Restoring Westfalia Cabinet Door Molding
A tip on how to get your fridge/cooler white again
Tutorial on removing 71 westy interior
CAMPER


CLUTCH
Clutch Action
Clutches - what pressure plate with what throwout bearing,link Glenn
CLUTCH


ELECTRICAL
Transmission Ground Trap Location
Ignition switch testing , voltage drop test
Reading DIM current track style wiring diagrams
Volkswagen Hazard Switch Wiring
Spark Tester
Turn Signal (Indicator) Flashers and 4-Way Hazards
Remote starter diagnostic plug
38 amp generator install
Volkswagen Hazard Switch Wiring
Installing aftermarket turn signal switch
Voltage regulator ID
I may have discovered a new cause of alternator charge probl
Light housing reflective material
Headlight Switch Wiring
Front sidemarker - turn signal modification
Pertronix (all points replacements) vs Points
Best anti theft system
Starter id = Which clutch cover/bell housing you have
Bosch European H4 Headlights 55/60watt H4 for my Westy
Getting to ignition switch, steering column removal tips
Ignition barrel on 71-E74 Type 2's
73-79 wiper assembly removal and lube
Alternator Type 4
How To: Key In Radio On Relay for Earlier Buses
Tutorial for (door buzzer) stereo switch
Tail light retro fit (early)
Early bay tach how to (pic heavy)
How to fix a sticky starter/SGKent
VDO Electro-Mechanical Kienzle Clock Repair
Checking Generator Brushes
iPhone in the ashtray
Build a delayed wiper control 68-72&73-79Telford
Miscellaneous Automotive Circuits/Telford
Independent direction-indicator warning light upgrade:NASkeet
Komfort Blinker or Courtesy Blinker retrofit to the '75-'79 Bus
Refreshing a DVDA or SVDA distributor - my photographic tale
Coil Wiring Correct Polarity/SGKent
Tip for junkyard gauges
Wiper Refresh,Colin
411941583C+411-941-583C+Headlight Dimmer Relay
1970 Fuse Box Conversions
Steering wheel removal
Dual Carb Engine Wiring, Colin
Question To Ratwell For The Edification Of Us All, How Does The Horn Ground Wire Work, Colin
Parasitic Draw/ Testing for slow battery drain
Early bay tach how to (pic heavy)
BluMaxx blowers, Wildthings
Intermittent Wipers
how 2 - convert your stock washer air switch to electric Link/earlybay.com
Wiper Motor Tutorial on removing, diss-assembling, cleaning
Diagnostic plug explained link/nls.net
Alternator Wiring Guide link/2.cip1.com
Function Test for Pertronix Module link/ttalk.info/Tech
Headlight Dimmer Relay Replacement Instructions link, oldvolkshome.com
1968~79 VW Type 2 window wiper & washer upgrades/NASkeet
Bosch 010 Distributor Rebuildfeatured in Hot VW Magazine link/glenn-ring.com
Condenser Specs
ELECTRICAL


ENGINE
VW Training Films
Type 4 Crankcase Breathing System Tests & Analysis
Distributor Finding TDC #1/ Installing Drive Gear and Dist.
Finding True TDC
Dual relief oiling system. How it works.
Throttle positioner (altitude corrector) Install
Shipping weights
T2 How much does Engine Transmission weigh weighs weight
Installing a type 1 (upright cooling) engine in a type 4 72+
Vacuum Can Discussion Thread
Heat Shrink Repairing the molded rubber hose #022 201 919
Stripped oil pressure switch--Time-sert repair
Type I (1) Full Flow Oil Filter Tech (external link)
Type I (1) Oil Galley Plugs (external link)
Type IV (4) Oil Galley Plugs
Checking & Setting End Play
homemade Type IV timing scale
Type 4 Dipstick Tube Modification
Type IV (4) Cooling Flaps Closed n Open
Heat exchanger tin, joint repair.
E-Z LOCK Threaded insert/ Thread insert/ Thread repair
Smoke Tester/veloandy
Type 4 Pushrod tube o-ring replacement
Distributor 113905205T rebuild *PIC Heavy*
Spark Plug Thread Repair
Tool to remove the M14 Triple Square oil pressure control valve retaining bolt.
Using a cheapo valve spring compressor.
Head Temperature Control Knob (manual Temp sensor II)
Air Cleaners t2
72+ Muffler Heat Shield Dimensions
Points adjustment tip, pull the Distribtor
Cranks Won't Start, Quick test to isolate the problem
replacing dipstick boot
DO I HAVE HYDRAULIC OR SOLID LIFTERS
Starting a Motor on the Floor Link/superbeetles.com
Cam Backlash: The Whole Story link/gowesty.com
Type 4: Secrets Revealed link/tunacan.net
Gene Berg Tech Tips link/geneberg.com
Engine Calculator link,CB Performance
VW Engine Sounds by John Muir link, ratwell.com
Checking & Setting End Play Link/ aircooledtech.com
ENGINE

FUEL INJECTION
1977 FI Fuel Injection ID Pics
DIY Fuel Injector Cleaning and Test Bench (Arduino Nano)
Fuel Injection Diagram Collection
Auxilary Air Regulator (AAR) Purpose and Functioning
Melted Injector Tip,Pintle Caps
Double Relay Explained. . . In Color!, Colin
AFM signal testing with Link to video
Illustrated AFM Adjustment Procedure, Colin
AFM signal testing with video
Late FI Bus EEC Valve Fix
How to make your own FI double relay
1977 2.0L Type 2 Fuel Injection wiring harness details
Fuel Injection Vacuum Hoses Link, ratwell.com
Testing FI Fuel Pressure
Trouble-shooting guide for L-Jetronic fuel injection
Testing FI Fuel Pressure
L-Jetronic FI harnes ('79) pictures and schematic
1977 FI ID Pics
Rebuild Your FI wiring harness for less than $50
FI Component Checklist

Tcash wrote:
Fuel Injection Manual+Manuals Thanks to Chris 914
L-Jetronic
WORKSHOP MANUAL Volkswagen L-Jetronic ROBERT BOSCH
Gasoline Fuel-Injection System L-Jetronic Technical Instruction, Edition 95/96, BOSCH
L-Jetronic
The D-Jetronic Electronic Control Unit (ECU)

FUEL INJECTION


FUEL SYSTEM
Fuel Sender Testing t2a
Safety Wire Stops Fires
Fuel fittings, Adding a barb
40 h.p. - 1600 c.c. Fuel Pump Rebuild
Adjusting 34-PDSIT-2/3 carbs
Final Factory Dual Carb Adjustment Procedure(Amskeptic)
Adjusting Dual Carbs. . . for rustybus and all
021 129 649 Replacement Hose, Air Cleaner To Carburetor T2
Introduction to throttle positioner and altitude adjuster!
Idling Enrichment Valve 021 129 052 A
Accelerator Pedal Linkage Upgrade
Repair cable end
Fuel sender early fix
How to make a progressive work properly on a VW engine.
Centermount, progressive, 2BBl carb on Type IV doesn't suck
Fuel Gauge Troubleshooting ('73-'77 Type 2) Link/type2.com
Another fuel sender repair method
HOW TO: Revive your fuel gauge sender for $1
34 Pict idle system explanation
Zenith 32 ndix(installed)
Fuel Pump Loose Fitting
Fuel Tank Cleaning and Por 15 Sealer
Teflon Tape (for gas)
Fuel Shutoff Valve
Hot VWs Rebuilding the Pierburg Fuel Pump
You can rebuild the 34 Pict 3
Carburetor Overhaul -30 PICT/2 & /3; 34 PICT/3 & /4 Link, vw-resource.com
Basic Tuneup, and Adjustment of the Solex 34 PICT/3 Carburetor Link,vw-resource.com
carb throttle blade hole soldered closed
Broken fuel pump pedestal, how to get broken piece out
Broken fuel pump flange...,removal tool
Rebuilding a Solex H 30/31 carb for the baja Part 1 link, The Bug Boys
Rebuilding a Solex H 30/31 carb for the baja Part 2 link, The Bug Boys
Comparing stock Solex carbs to each other, and to the H30/31
Fuel Tank Shut Off Solenoid Install
FUEL SYSTEM


GLASS
GLASS


HEATING & VENTILATION
How to adjust heat diverter / heat distribution valve cable
Heater cable housing repair
Propex Heater Install Under Water Tank
Heater box restoration
Heat Exchanger Restoration
Heater Cable Remove and Replace Tutorial with Pics
My BA6 gas heater install (pic heavy)
BA6 Gas Heater rebuild
Heater cable assembly order - UPDATED PHOTOS
Heater Cable Remove and Replace Tutorial with Pics
Thermostat repair, step by step with pics
BN4 Eberspacher Restoration and installation - 72-78
How to stop huffing noxious fumes?(heat exchangers)
Broken Defrost cable not really broken(SGKent
1978
Accordion tube refurb Pics

Heater tube replacement
Heater Tube Replacement
Heater Lever restoration how to 74-79 buses
How I augmented my heater flapper boxes
HEATING & VENTILATION


INTERIOR/SEATS/SEALS
Installing a new vinyl headliner on a 1968-79 Bus
The great insulation/ sound deadening thread...
Instrument Cluster ID
Patching a headliner
Front Bucket Seats ID
Front Bucket Seat Covers
Reupholster Seats
Upholstery Cleanup Tip - with a pic
Getting to ignition switch, steering column removal tips
Fire Safety Tip, get rid of any oily rags from your vehicles.
Cleaning tip
Fire Extinguisher Placement?
Revive your early bay lever knobs (tutorial with pictures)
INTERIOR/SEATS/SEALS


LINKS MISC.
"homemade" tools??...photo results
VW Tech Articles Index/aircooled.net
Diagrams
NOS PARTS PICTORIAL
Symptoms Solved and Fixed
Youtube Videos
Type 2 Technical Resource Library
Volkswagen Technical Articles
Gowesty Article Library
LINKS


MAINTENANCE
MAINTENANCE


TRANSMISSION
Transmission Clutch cable bracket boss repair
002 to 091, 091 to 002 information
T2 How much does Engine Transmission weigh weighs weight
003 Auto transmission refresh/rebuild Part 1 - Final Drive
003 Automatic transmisson rebuild Part 2 - Transmission half
Exploring the mysteries of the pyramid. A 5 rib rebuild.
If You Don't Like Spring-Loaded Shifter . . .
Front shifter bushing bracket repair (aeromech)
Rebuilding the Nose Cone
Shift Lock Wolfsburg West Prt#ZVW36A Install
Replacing transmission drive flange oil seal -pics-
68-79 Bus Drive Flange Seal
Differential Side Seals (drive flange service)
Differential Spacer & Lock plate seal (drive flange service)



Shifter Parts ID
My fix for a sloppy new front shifter bushing
Identifying transmissions
Transmissions For Dummies
Gear Ratios, Ratwell.com Link,
Bus Shift Points Revisited, Colin
Page on Transaxles Fresh Off The Press, Colin
Towing Your VW Van link/gowesty.com
TRANSMISSION


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