Bus Pilots: May Day 2011 Pictures Posted

June 2, 2011

I just realized that I forgot to post the few pictures I took at the Bus Pilots 2011 May Day Show. You can find all the pictures on my Bus Pilots gallery here

VW Bus: Cheap Winterization

October 27, 2010

My 1965 Volkswagen Bus has some pretty bad rubber around the windows and if you know anything about Washington winters you will know there tends to be a couple inches of rain. Since I do not have the money to redo the windows right now I decided to see if some painters tape and garbage

VW Bus: Changing the exhaust

September 2, 2010

I had a god-awfully loud exhaust on my 1965 Volkswagen Bus that awoke people two blocks over in the mornings and drove me nuts. I ordered a new exhaust from Cip1 and here are the steps I took removing the old one and putting the new one on. You want to make sure the engine

How to remove a starter from a 1965 VW Bus

August 9, 2010

This should work on most old aircooled Volkswagens, like the bug or beetle, though you will need to jack up the vehicle in order to get under it and at the starter. Tools I used: 17mm wrench 13mm wrench Now before we start it is very important that you disconnect the battery. Also make sure

What you shouldn’t find in your VW transmission

August 9, 2010

Drained the transmission fluid on  1965 VW Bus and changed a seal in the brake drum recently. Found a couple goodies in there that are definitely  not good to find. First off, this is the entirety of the fluid that came out…notice something missing…like most of the fluid that should be there? After rolling out