View original topic: Split-Window Beetle FAQ
EverettB Fri Sep 09, 2005 10:36 am

-- Top Threads --
VW38 found in Lithuania
Roof-top KdF Wagen in Lithuania
1937 Prototype W30 chassis 26
'47 Beetle resurrection
VW 39 heading for restoration after a museum fire

-- General Topics --
How to buy a Split-Window
Split Standard vs Delux Differences
What is a Zwitter?
Favorite Accessories
Split-Beetle Vintage Photos
Hebmuller Personal Archive

-- Engine and Clutch --
Official Engine Finder Thread
Engine case markings
Engine case production date
Crank Nuts
Seamed Shroud

-- Fuel System --
25hp / 36hp fuel pumps
Fuel Tap questions
Big Mouth Gas tanks
Zwitter intake manifold
Zwitter intake manifold / Intake manifolds in General

-- Front Axle and Steering --
Split Beetle Front Beam Differences

-- Rear Axle / Transmission --
Crashbox vs. Split-case transmission
How To: Split and oval rear wheel seal installation
Lever shock hardware

-- Brakes Wheels and Tires --
Cable Brake information
Zwitter Wheels
Brake fluid reservoir, Steel vs. Aluminum
Relining brake shoes
Early Emergency brake assembly

-- Frame /Pedals --
1950 Thru 1957 Sedan Pedal Cluster: Installation Instructions

-- Body --
Fender welting installation
Sun visors
Split seats vs. later seats
Jacks | Jacks
Jack Crank Handle
Sekurit Glass
How to renew rear body brackets
DIY door bottom repair with replacement panels
Screws for grab handles / coat hooks
Split taillight position
Heart taillight position
Key Codes and Locks
Colors of wheels and wheel pinstriping
Battery Tray details

-- Electrical System --
6v Battery
Semaphore information
Semaphore reference guide and FAQ
Generator pulley shims
Large generator nut
25hp generator pulley
Spark plug wire tube clamps
Radios (External link)
Repairing bakelite pod cracks
Zwitter starter button location
Zwitter Wiper Motor
Coil discussion
383 Distributor Assembly Process
Adjusting the D-Regulator

-- Misc. --
Tool kits
Volkswagen factory supplied tool kits

-- Technical Data --
Hella/SWF/Bosch/Blaupunkt date codes
1950 Type 1 Fastener Listing
McMaster-Carr screw reference

Beetle - Split-Window information available on The Samba
VIN Numbers
Paint and Upholstery combinations
Wiring Diagrams
Production Figures
Model numbers | Model numbers

1945 Parts manual (external link)

Source for metric hardware in THE USA:
Brezelwerks wrote: For those trying locate the correct hardware, at least in stainless, here in the US, call Nancy down at MMS, 800-441-9451.
They either have in stock, or can have it made, and they are willing to ship in smaller quantities, you don't have to commit to boxes of 50 or 100 like at a McMaster. Not sure if they have a minimum buy as I just always buy in bulk, so suggest asking that up front if anyone is looking for just a few pieces.

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