1978 Champagne Ed. Bus aka BVR (Bus VR)

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Postby bansheelos » Mon Mar 25, 2013 5:33 am

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Grand pooh-bah wrote:Any ideas on the cooling?


Cooling and fuel are my 2 main issues. Cooling I'm going to go w/ a passat vr radiator in between the frame rails w/ 2 slim fans not sure the size. Was thinking about taking the passat fan shroud and mounting the slim fans to that. Gonna wire them up one low and one high speed and see how the temps run. Thermostat housing sticks out into the fuel tank area so I'm still trying to decide what fuel tank to run. I was thinking about a split tank. Gotta get the motor in and see


That sounds very interesting. Gonna have to look into that! Thanks for the info!
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Postby bansheelos » Sat Mar 30, 2013 2:28 pm

First 2 boxes of goodies came. Delcity on monday and Wagenswest in 3wks!!!!!!!!! :thumbup::thumbup::popcorn:
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Postby bansheelos » Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:06 am

Got the driver side spring plate off that was a beeeotch to get off. The nut and bolt combo on the wheel bearing housing sucks lol
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Tried to get the pass side done but ran into trouble w/ these 2 again fml
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Looking to get some heavy duty torsion bars. Is this the way you measure them?
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or do you measure between the splines?
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Postby Jobe » Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:47 am

Are you going to use a toureag oil pan?
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Postby bansheelos » Tue Apr 02, 2013 7:24 am

Jobe wrote:Are you going to use a toureag oil pan?


Nah, just a jetta pan.
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Postby Franz » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:13 am

I don't think that there are any heavy torsion springs avalible. I may be wrong.

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Postby bansheelos » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:40 pm

Damn! ](*,)
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Postby Jobe » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:53 pm

bansheelos wrote:
Jobe wrote:Are you going to use a toureag oil pan?


Nah, just a jetta pan.


I've been looking into putting a vr in my Audi b5. Ive read that the chey/t-reg pan will give you the most ground clearance
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Postby bansheelos » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:37 am

Jobe wrote:
bansheelos wrote:
Jobe wrote:Are you going to use a toureag oil pan?


Nah, just a jetta pan.


I've been looking into putting a vr in my Audi b5. Ive read that the chey/t-reg pan will give you the most ground clearance


Are they steel or aluminum? Also do you have to change the oil pick up?
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Postby bansheelos » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:51 am

New wheels for the BVR. Thought it was a direct fit but I didnt do enough research. Gotta do some things to make them fit.
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4x4 status lol
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Driver side ready for the notch
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Pass. side is ready for the notch
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Started to test fit the vanagon decklid and came across these on the back of the panels. Pretty cool I thought!
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Decklid
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Look at the size of that hole! I went from virgin to porn star status! lol
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My BVR is getting dusty!
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Postby bansheelos » Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:50 pm

I cut it Gilbert!
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Back end
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Got the seat in and...
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Fits like a glove!
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Soon
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Postby bansheelos » Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:02 am

Harnesses are a go. Over.
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Wiring this weekend was a beach but I got the majority of the wiring ran from the front to back!
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Postby Grand pooh-bah » Mon Apr 15, 2013 11:53 am

=D> =D> =D> =D> Your getting there!

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Postby joezeeuw » Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:37 am

[quote="bansheelos"]New wheels for the BVR. Thought it was a direct fit but I didnt do enough research. Gotta do some things to make them fit.
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Bore out the lug holes and get some really long studs right? I was going to try and run those on a Vanagon at one time but gave up because the wheel is so thick I couldn't find studs long enough. Hopefully you will have better luck.

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Postby wookiee_king » Tue Apr 16, 2013 7:05 am

lOOKING GOOD BRO!
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