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THE LILLS VW BUS

Say hello to Moksha, our one-of-kind 1978 authentic hippie painted Volkswagen bus that hits a whopping 80 mph. His passenger-side seat rotates 180 degrees, his backseat collapses into a bed, his top opens up into an upper level bed and he’s been our home/office on wheels for over 2+ years! 🚌 Get to know Moksha better and enjoy fun VW bus posts, VW bus repairs, photos, videos and more!

HOW TO CLEAN A VW BUS CARBURETOR AIR FILTER

Our VW bus, Moksha, still gets us around with an old-fashioned carburetor. Carburetors are all about air and fuel mixture, so something as unseemly as a dirty filter can have an affect on his overall performance. After a few thousand miles, the air filter on top of...

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VOLKSWAGEN MOON HUBCAP

We can’t imagine too many people appreciating an old hubcap as a gift, but we were blown away when new friends surprised us with one! We were told that moon hubcaps were the inspiration for baby moon hubcaps, which people used for their hot-rods and roadsters...

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REPLACING OUR VW BUS DIPSTICK BOOT

Some people say that VW buses will always drip a little oil, but with proper seals, parts and installation, a VW bus motor shouldn’t leave that unwanted breadcrumb trail of drip marks. After the complete motor overhaul on our 1978 Volkswagen Westfalia, there...

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VW BUS FUEL FILTER CHANGE

The beginning of our cross-country adventure took us mostly through sea level terrain. We’ll always remember how excited we were reaching the highest point in Alabama, a whopping 2,000+ feet, but when we entered Colorado, we ascended 10,000+ feet of elevation,...

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VW BUS SOLAR POWER INSTALLATION

One of our main concerns before heading out on our cross-country adventure was keeping our dog, Sunday, cool from hot temperatures. Our VW bus didn’t have air conditioning, so we had always just kept the windows down, which circulated natural air pretty nicely,...

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