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  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 8:05 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
Well, its back from the paint shop and we're busy bolting stuff on:

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/uu311/56defender/52%20Barndoor%20Photos/0099_zpsf34d532e.jpg

http://i659.photobucket.com/al ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2012 3:38 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
Thanks!

When we started to strip it back and took away the paint back to the bare metal, we did find signs of blue in the engine bay, so I'm guessing this bus did come with blue in the engine bay
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  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:45 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
Here's some more pics of my van in the paint shop:

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-H8AV4o72LAM/UK5TUXevcnI/AAAAAAAABVE/MKldK1pBZBE/s320/0056+22nd+November.JPG

http://i659.photobucket.com/albums/uu311/ ...
  Topic: 25hp Cylinder & Piston Sizes - HELP!
52deluxebug

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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2012 1:33 am   Subject: 25hp Cylinder & Piston Sizes - HELP!
THANKS! Very Happy
  Topic: 25hp Cylinder & Piston Sizes - HELP!
52deluxebug

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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2012 2:21 am   Subject: 25hp Cylinder & Piston Sizes - HELP!
Can anyone help with some sizes please:

Late 1952 25hp engine

1) The Skirt length of the cylinder / barrel - what should it be?

2) What should the Piston size be - assuming NOS pistons / NOS ...
  Topic: splitpartsunlimited - ricardo - [email protected]
52deluxebug

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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2012 4:23 am   Subject: splitpartsunlimited - ricardo - [email protected]
Great items, always really helpful

Sends tracking numbers on dispatch

Fabulous quality stuff.

I bought his new STAR coil. The price is better than a used one usually goes for and plus its all ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:04 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
Been busy on the front end

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-pmFMSjM7mYY/TyvZIqrRb4I/AAAAAAAAArY/VndRa0JarTk/s320/1st+February+011.JPG

A posts now in
B posts now in
Bulkhead in place

Just working o ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:24 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
Some more pics from the last few days of cutting and welding....

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-XyWIIO-pd9Q/TyKqZL2x5ZI/AAAAAAAAApA/8ajHMSU8qGw/s320/26th+January+006.JPG

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gYq ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2012 7:49 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
Finally got more work done - 'C' post in place and the NOS Cargo door fitted!!! Watch out for some serious work on the fixed side happening as I type LOL

http://statusvw1952van.blogspot.com/2012/01 ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 6:07 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
I'm not convinced.

If you think about the load and forces at play - you get the most force when the van accelerates, on a van with reduction boxes, what happens to the wheels? They bend inwards at ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Dec 10, 2011 3:10 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
The odd thing is, if I measure between the stop and the chassis, it is the exact millimetre difference on each side. If this had twisted, then surely they would be different on each side. It is EXACTL ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 4:26 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
hey, thanks!

I had a look at the rear stops, and it must just be the angle of the photo, because they are millimetre perfect on each side, plus with this being re-inforced cast metal, they would no ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:52 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
Finally finished the chassis today

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Ymrt_3iGTmk/TuDgsc-A-aI/AAAAAAAAAh0/S2F23jkkURk/s320/8th+November+001.JPG

More pics at http://statusvw1952van.blogspot.com

After m ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 8:54 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
Been getting some paint all over the place too:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-zO2bQT5-kXI/Ts--uLgPcgI/AAAAAAAAAhE/gJe5-pc0CCA/s320/25th+November+012.JPG

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-uZZteA8gM1s/Ts--ibU ...
  Topic: Where does the Made In Germany badge mount?
52deluxebug

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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:29 am   Subject: Where does the Made In Germany badge mount?
Can anyone tell me where this badge actually mounts on a Barndoor?

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=217571

Thanks!
  Topic: Veigel speedo
52deluxebug

Replies: 21
Views: 8660

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Nov 24, 2011 5:35 am   Subject: Veigel speedo
I have a viegel speedo stamped 10/52

The position of the odometer dials changed 3 times from 50-54 and the logo on the bottom also changed from being 'on the line' to being 'in between the lines' - ...
  Topic: Conduit cable map
52deluxebug

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PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2011 5:36 am   Subject: Conduit cable map
Hey,

If you want any more dimensions, just ask - I can take them off mine.

I used a combination of photos / Axel Struwe's bus / original chassis marks, etc. then scale up the dimensions - I'm pr ...
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 4:17 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
Been doing more work to the front chassis - more pics on the blog and more to go on over the weekend:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-FItYFvZihnk/Tr1GTy-ujfI/AAAAAAAAAdk/-SWfyrENuRo/s320/11th+November+00 ...
  Topic: von split - [email protected]
52deluxebug

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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 3:21 am   Subject: von split - [email protected]
I purchased a heater knob. It was exactly as described. Great service and good communications. Will happily buy from again.

Thanks!!!
  Topic: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
52deluxebug

Replies: 40
Views: 23560

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:26 am   Subject: My 1952 Panel Van Resto
More pics been posted on the blog over the last few days:

http://statusvw1952van.blogspot.com/
 
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