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  Topic: Does anybody sell Cal Look rubber by the foot/roll?
0nebadbug

Replies: 6
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:51 am   Subject: Re: Does anybody sell Cal Look rubber by the foot/roll?
I used to get it from [url=http://www.crlaurence.com/crlapps/showline/default.aspx?GroupID=19783]CRL when I did custom windows... Don't know if they still carry it or not so, you'd have to go thru the ...
  Topic: 1957 LaDawri Sebring - #4
0nebadbug

Replies: 166
Views: 49588

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:51 am   Subject: Re: 1957 LaDawri Sebring - #4
WOW! Woke up to an email from the current owner & that little old Ladawri in it's new digs just got published in a full spread feature article in ReinCARnation magazine. ... Shocked ... Cool ...
  Topic: Velvet Green Single in MD
0nebadbug

Replies: 460
Views: 64372

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:05 am   Subject: Re: Velvet Green Single in MD
Happy Birthday Bus Truck : )

...She, IS looking great!

*drool* Popcorn
  Topic: Correct grab handle?
0nebadbug

Replies: 26
Views: 3953

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:56 am   Subject: Re: Correct grab handle?
Another question about the dash grab handles...

Do all 4 grab types have the same shape 'U' spacers that fit to the backside of the dash?

Hoping someone could make a drawing or tracing of all pr ...
  Topic: brake drums don't fit
0nebadbug

Replies: 22
Views: 953

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:10 pm   Subject: Re: brake drums don't fit
What years are your rear drums...

Only reason for asking this is for two reasons...

1, If you know, beyond a shadow of doubt, you are still on original drums, you may have a wear lip that can ma ...
  Topic: Stripping her off - 1957 Oval
0nebadbug

Replies: 183
Views: 63301

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:48 am   Subject: Re: Stripping her off - 1957 Oval
Oh heck yeah, I love all the impromptu parking lot conversations... I just get a little skiddish when a local paddy cruiser rolls in and jumps right into the conversation... Makes you wonder if he's a ...
  Topic: Jimmy Vís 54 Oval Project
0nebadbug

Replies: 137
Views: 9153

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 10:26 am   Subject: Re: Jimmy Vís 54 Oval Project
It's nice watching such an ambitious project... Keep it up ! ! !

(makes me wish there were correct HC's back when I did my first oval, a '54, back in the mid 80's)

Popcorn
  Topic: At the Pumps
0nebadbug

Replies: 530
Views: 130744

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:36 pm   Subject: Re: At the Pumps
Me & the Navigator : )

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1952933.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1952931.jpg
  Topic: Stripping her off - 1957 Oval
0nebadbug

Replies: 183
Views: 63301

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:28 pm   Subject: Re: Stripping her off - 1957 Oval
Finally! On the road again : )

...But it kinda sucks, had to go back to the original single circuit master. No matter what I did with the dual circuit master, it's pressure was too high at the rear ...
  Topic: Stripping her off - 1957 Oval
0nebadbug

Replies: 183
Views: 63301

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:32 am   Subject: Re: Stripping her off - 1957 Oval
I dunno, it's just annoying, had no problem bleeding anything... front, rear, nothing frozen, all opened & closed (easily) after bleeding everything, twice!

After, everything felt nice at the p ...
  Topic: Stripping her off - 1957 Oval
0nebadbug

Replies: 183
Views: 63301

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:50 pm   Subject: Re: Stripping her off - 1957 Oval
So, fixed the front lines all fine & dandy, went for a test drive YAY!
...Then the bleeder screw in the rear blows out for no particular reason BOO!

I guess it's new brakes all the way aro ...
  Topic: Rubber seal conditioner ?
0nebadbug

Replies: 18
Views: 656

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:35 am   Subject: Re: Rubber seal conditioner ?
OMG... Who in their right mind would use brake fluid? ... Rolling Eyes

Just use a thin coat of [url=https://www.amazon.com/303-Rubber-Protectant-Conditioner-Weather/dp/B00T44D1R2/ref=sr_1_14_sspa?keywor ...
  Topic: Official whine about Ovals and Oval parts thread
0nebadbug

Replies: 2646
Views: 377080

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:31 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Ovals and Oval parts thread
I love a 56, but is this what seats are going for these days? https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2306806
If it's complete & nothing of the innards are broken & decent shape ...
  Topic: To drain a gas tank
0nebadbug

Replies: 8
Views: 464

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:33 am   Subject: Re: To drain a gas tank
This is gotta be a trick question or something... Unless your hood is stuck and/or hood latch is non-op ... then yeah, do as above ^^

Just grab a pair of empty 5 gallon fuel cans, remove gas cap, i ...
  Topic: VW Hebmuller for sale in Netherlands
0nebadbug

Replies: 11
Views: 2387

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:42 am   Subject: Re: VW Hebmuller for sale in Netherlands
https://auction.catawiki.com/kavels/28289127-volkswagen-type-14a-hebmuller-1950
  Topic: 1957 LaDawri Sebring - #4
0nebadbug

Replies: 166
Views: 49588

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 3:12 pm   Subject: Re: 1957 LaDawri Sebring - #4
Looking nice in her new home...

...I liked it's original Red better but, I gotta admit, her new colors do have a nice appearance, more beach oriented : )

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/ ...
  Topic: ID this frame maybe?
0nebadbug

Replies: 0
Views: 122

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 2:53 pm   Subject: ID this frame maybe?
Can anyone help ID a frame... Or what things to check on these things, as far as rails go... About all I noticed was a shorted wheelbase, Bus engine (1500?) & Bus trans... (I think)

https://www ...
  Topic: Who made this print?
0nebadbug

Replies: 3
Views: 440

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:50 am   Subject: Re: Who made this print?
The one you have is also in his gallery as well...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/168001.jpg
  Topic: US / EURO Wiring: Any simple aproach for both worlds?
0nebadbug

Replies: 10
Views: 1243

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:22 am   Subject: Re: US / EURO Wiring: Any simple aproach for both worlds?
Yes... Installed a new US spec wiring harness to allow it to blink at all four corners with the 6 wire switch & for the semaphores we simply circumvented the blinker circuitry and just added a bus ...
  Topic: September 1955 Karmann, 61,000 mile barn find
0nebadbug

Replies: 69
Views: 13806

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:39 pm   Subject: Re: September 1955 Karmann, 61,000 mile barn find
Popcorn
 
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