1978 Champagne Ed. Bus aka BVR (Bus VR)

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Postby bansheelos » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:13 pm

Started mocking up the radiator underneath the bus. Gonna have to run the slimmest fans ever know to man :laugh:
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Also got a little weld time in w/ the raise. Better than I expected. Def is a solid piece back there! Gotta grind down the bottom of the decklid so it will sit flush on the tubing.
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Postby bansheelos » Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:42 pm

Put in some good hours today.Test fitted the wheels.
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Added a cig lighter.
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Relocating the ebrake.
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Slapped on the KEP plate and flywheel on. Gotta get some new pressure plate bolts. Any ideas?
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Postby bansheelos » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:48 pm

Drained the trans and it looked like a coffee machine lol
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Also tagged the girl!
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Postby bansheelos » Mon Jul 22, 2013 7:02 pm

Rainy day just didnt stop me test fitting the motor!
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Postby bansheelos » Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:15 am

Ride height w/ the motor in! Lovely
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Front height
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Rear height
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Ahhhhh
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Happy
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Postby bansheelos » Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:40 pm

Tried to see if I can manage the vr stock downpipe and nope lol Gonna have to make some custom piping. That should be fun.
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Wiring part2. Brought the rest of the wiring to get it situated.
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Postby Grand pooh-bah » Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:17 pm

=D> GET-R-DUN =D>

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Postby Grand pooh-bah » Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:44 am

Its been a while since your last update. How it going?

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Postby Grand pooh-bah » Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:45 am

Its been a while since your last update. Hows it going?

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Postby bansheelos » Mon Oct 28, 2013 5:44 pm

Grand pooh-bah wrote:Its been a while since your last update. Hows it going?


Took a little break, need to order a slew of parts and we have another one on the way. Life got a little crazy the last few months lol Will be back at it soon!
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Postby Grand pooh-bah » Mon Oct 28, 2013 6:04 pm

bansheelos wrote:
Grand pooh-bah wrote:Its been a while since your last update. Hows it going?


Took a little break, need to order a slew of parts and we have another one on the way. Life got a little crazy the last few months lol Will be back at it soon!


I can relate just dont give up one your ride.

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Postby bansheelos » Sat Mar 01, 2014 7:26 pm

So I took a few month hiatus from the bus and now getting back into it before baby #3 comes. I picked up a good amount of parts in the last 2 weeks. Parts I picked up a starter, mast. cyl & seals, front calipers, clutch kit, cable wing nut, 2 cooling sensors, coolant, T4 flange, 2 90deg hose couplers, wheel studs& nuts, spark plug wires, turbo mani, 2 electric slim fans, magnaflow muffler and brake booster. done for now still need more.
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I slapped on the wheels and I need spacers on the front and rear. Ball joint is rubbing against the wheel. Spacers on the rear so I can run my centercaps.
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Im back!!!
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Postby maukar » Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:18 pm

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Postby bansheelos » Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:54 pm

maukar wrote:Dude, this is too cool! You're rockin' the bay! Keep up the good work! Hope you can post a video somewhere when this is done.


Im trying to make this thing happen. I am having trouble w/ fuel storage. First it was the thermostat housing cutting into the tank now the starter is cutting into it as well. I would like to have a decent sized tank b/c I wanna take some road trips. Lost on the tank!
Pulled the motor back out to try and get a measurement for the gas tank.
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Postby Woody » Sat May 17, 2014 4:05 am

Update ? I have my eye on a Champagne Bay right now, :-k
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