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  Topic: Tranz question
60vwnewengland

Replies: 8
Views: 250

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:32 am   Subject: Re: Tranz question
I'm not trying to highjack this thread, but does anyone have any good tips on storing an extra transmission? Oil in? Oil out? leave drain plug unscrewed? turn axles every year? Fill with a little oil ...
  Topic: Type 4 Engine mystery hole (SOLVED: It's the preheat duct)
60vwnewengland

Replies: 11
Views: 312

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:13 pm   Subject: Re: Type 4 Engine mystery hole
Original preheat tin for stock dual carbs.
If the other ducting is still in place (even if it isn't), and since you're running aftermarket dual carbs, you'll want to have it plugged. Otherwise you' ...
  Topic: Best Pistons and Cylinders For My Bus
60vwnewengland

Replies: 7
Views: 300

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:25 pm   Subject: Re: Best Pistons and Cylinders For My Bus
I found a set of NPR pistons and cylinder here on Samba a while back and they seem fine. Better than Chinese I think...
  Topic: Samba Bay Window Classifieds
60vwnewengland

Replies: 30
Views: 1096

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:14 pm   Subject: Re: Samba Bay Window Classifieds
I’ve also noticed a what I’d like to call a “bay window divide.” As the split window bus commands more and more money in any kind of condition (rusty, drivable, & restored), the bay window (in any ...
  Topic: My new 59 bus.
60vwnewengland

Replies: 154
Views: 6435

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:11 am   Subject: Re: My new 59 bus.


It looks like everything works but the headlights are square not round on mine.
Id be willing to trade I think, I do like it. Its for a 67. Most of it is uplifting to the overall gross look.
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  Topic: 75 Tub Bus Timemachine
60vwnewengland

Replies: 75
Views: 7506

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:16 pm   Subject: Re: 75 Tub Bus Timemachine
Another action shot of Tub Bus crossing the Hudson River. Who knows the last time this bus crossed the Tappan Zee Bridge?

Photo Cred: Stanagon (Stan)

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/182 ...
  Topic: Mounting Front License Plate
60vwnewengland

Replies: 11
Views: 478

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:46 pm   Subject: Re: Mounting Front License Plate
Really heavy duty magnets?
  Topic: 75 Tub Bus Timemachine
60vwnewengland

Replies: 75
Views: 7506

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 6:07 pm   Subject: Re: 75 Tub Bus Timemachine
Photo cred for Crukab (Tom) and the only action shot of Tub Bus somewhere in CT or NJ last weekend heading to Flanders.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1825408.jpg
  Topic: Maggie's retrospective/Build thread
60vwnewengland

Replies: 162
Views: 39240

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 23, 2018 2:09 pm   Subject: Re: Maggie's retrospective/Build thread
Any update on Mag’s?
  Topic: 75 Tub Bus Timemachine
60vwnewengland

Replies: 75
Views: 7506

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:15 pm   Subject: Re: 75 Tub Bus Timemachine
Welp... after 3months of trouble shooting ignition issues, Jack got the motor running like a top.

Long story short, I ordered a rebuilt vw bosch distributor from BD and it ran good for about 150mi ...
  Topic: Allen oil drain plug stripped
60vwnewengland

Replies: 9
Views: 450

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:38 pm   Subject: Re: Allen oil drain plug stripped
Maybe try spraying the Allen with pb-blast to get all the grime out. Then maybe see if the Allen wrench will go a little deeper?

Last resort, go one Allen size bigger, LIGHTY tap with hammer to cre ...
  Topic: All Air Cooled Gathering - Sept. 14, 15, 16, 2018 - Flanders, NJ
60vwnewengland

Replies: 45
Views: 3024

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:54 pm   Subject: Re: All Air Cooled Gathering - Sept. 14, 15, 16, 2018 - Flanders, NJ
Only stayed for camping on Friday, but it was great!

$10 for camping which included a beer token, which actually made camping only $6! Best deal of the year.

Nice to see everyone and chat with f ...
  Topic: Got a promotion at work
60vwnewengland

Replies: 21
Views: 756

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:08 am   Subject: Re: Got a promotion at work
I'm gonna suggest that with your promotion and salary increase you also increase your IRA or 401(K) contributions. I'm recently retired at 57 because I always invested in my retirement and am financia ...
  Topic: 74 Bus heater ducts
60vwnewengland

Replies: 4
Views: 161

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:37 am   Subject: Re: 74 Bus heater ducts
Pm sent
  Topic: Living in Brazil and Hunting Type 2s
60vwnewengland

Replies: 37
Views: 2390

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:50 am   Subject: Re: Living in Brazil and Hunting Type 2s

This mad max style one was being built for a dog grooming business- thats why it has that low window in the middle, so the dogs can see out when they are cruising.
https://i.imgur.com/z0odrbZ.jpg
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  Topic: Bus sightings / Spotter's thread
60vwnewengland

Replies: 306
Views: 45736

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:03 pm   Subject: Re: Bus sightings / Spotter's thread
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1795635.jpg


Spotted this Bus ^^^^^^^^^ leaving my feild tonight....

( w/help from the trusty Dodge !! )

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/17956 ...
  Topic: Today in Bay Window hunting History
60vwnewengland

Replies: 1722
Views: 132784

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:51 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bay Window hunting History
1970 Safaré camper!
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1802446.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1802447.jpg

Cool! Lots of Safare's coming out of the wood works lately.
  Topic: 2018 Deutsche Classic - Oley, PA July 14th, 2018
60vwnewengland

Replies: 6
Views: 420

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:11 pm   Subject: Re: 2018 Deutsche Classic - Oley, PA July 14th, 2018
As always, great show. Lots of awesome 914s in the show area. Swap meet also had all the parts I was looking for and at great prices.

Can't wait till next year.
  Topic: NHL Fans?
60vwnewengland

Replies: 1942
Views: 159369

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:44 pm   Subject: Re: NHL Fans?

Forgot to come here to congratulate the Washington Capitals on their first win of the Stanley Cup. It was nice to see Ovechkin and Backstrom take their skate with the cup, then give it to the workho ...
  Topic: 2018 Deutsche Classic - Oley, PA July 14th, 2018
60vwnewengland

Replies: 6
Views: 420

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:59 am   Subject: Re: 2018 Deutsche Classic - Oley, PA
Always a great show, but unsure if I'll be there.
 
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