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  Topic: Help! (Double cab) Unwelding load bed front section tab
Alexmobil

Replies: 1
Views: 264

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:29 pm   Subject: Help! (Double cab) Unwelding load bed front section tab
Good afternoon, After a long trip to Br, I returned to my country ( El Salvador, Central America) and decided to continue the rebuild of my Double cab 66.

At this moment I dismounted the load bed p ...
  Topic: 64 Kombi restoration (Formerly know as the "partial restore”)
Alexmobil

Replies: 964
Views: 95175

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 6:10 pm   Subject: Re: 64 Kombi partial restore
Loving this thread.
  Topic: DC electrical system rebuild
Alexmobil

Replies: 3
Views: 225

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2015 3:17 pm   Subject: DC electrical system rebuild
Thanks Barryl, I cleaned the fuse block but didnt solder. I will find the Eric & Barb article and follow his advice.

By the way, the wire size is the same as the wiring diagram, the only excep ...
  Topic: DC electrical system rebuild
Alexmobil

Replies: 3
Views: 225

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 8:07 pm   Subject: DC electrical system rebuild
After a couple of years rebuilding mechanical stuff, is moment of the electrical system rebuild.

Since every wire in the DC was hacked or destroyed, I decided to rebuild everything from zero.

F ...
  Topic: Wiring gauge to use in engine compartment
Alexmobil

Replies: 10
Views: 1778

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2015 3:46 pm   Subject: Wiring gauge to use in engine compartment
Zombie thread warning =)

Hello Everybody. Im about to rewire the Double Cab.

Printed and studied the wiring diagram, conversion chart and I bought/ repaired most of the switchs and electrical r ...
  Topic: DIY Bus Harness/upgrades
Alexmobil

Replies: 17
Views: 849

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2015 11:36 am   Subject: DIY Bus Harness/upgrades
The color coded wire is usefull to troubleshooting.
  Topic: DIY Bus Harness/upgrades
Alexmobil

Replies: 17
Views: 849

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:21 pm   Subject: DIY Bus Harness/upgrades
Hello. Im about to start the rebuild of the electrical system of my DC. By the moment there are zero electical wires.

I will use the original fuse block just for simplicity. IMHO will be easier to ...
  Topic: campingbox - [email protected] - Greg Noble
Alexmobil

Replies: 1066
Views: 154431

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 11:05 am   Subject: campingbox - [email protected] - Greg Noble
International buyer here!
I bought from Greg a splitty front bumper a reservoir cover plate and a pair of used bus taillight rings.
The items well packed and just as described.

100% recommended. ...
  Topic: 2018 Shasta Snow Trip: CA & OR: Thursday, Feb. 1st. Time: 0420
Alexmobil

Replies: 9023
Views: 943233

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 09, 2015 7:18 pm   Subject: 2018 Shasta Snow Trip: CA & OR: Thursday, Feb. 1st. Time: 0420
Great adventure guys!
  Topic: Alternative sealer for the mating surfaces of the engine ??
Alexmobil

Replies: 17
Views: 1793

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2015 6:23 pm   Subject: Alternative sealer for the mating surfaces of the engine ??
Hello everybody!

This week the plan is finish the rebuild of the engine for the DC ( 1600 SP, AS41) and the engine sealant is the only missing part in the process.

I´ve searched Permatex 3, G ...
  Topic: Truck gate repair
Alexmobil

Replies: 7
Views: 2385

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2014 5:54 pm   Subject: Truck gate repair
Excelent!
I´ll have to do the same job with the DC dropgates and this thread will be a great reference.
  Topic: Steering box cover set screws
Alexmobil

Replies: 3
Views: 322

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 4:37 pm   Subject: Steering box cover set screws
I used locking washers. Very Happy
  Topic: Frustration setting in, Out of Stock Bus parts
Alexmobil

Replies: 20
Views: 1530

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2014 5:38 pm   Subject: Frustration setting in, Out of Stock Bus parts
Pacmanfever, come to the 3rd world and try to find or import quality parts without being ripped by UPS or Fedex =(

You could pay twice the original price.

No clasic Fab here

No wolfburg west ...
  Topic: Steering box seal
Alexmobil

Replies: 38
Views: 24827

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 2:58 pm   Subject: Steering box seal
Useful thread Very Happy
I found that the original seal in my split (1966) is 24x36x7 and has the VW stamp. The OACDP 58-67 parts book says 25x36x7. Ended buying a 24 x36 x7.

Where the papel gaske ...
  Topic: Driving our Kombi through mexico, central america and beyond
Alexmobil

Replies: 337
Views: 48957

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:31 pm   Subject: Driving our Kombi through mexico, central america and beyond
Sad thing, I´ll try to help them. Costa Rica and El Salvador aren´t too far.
Also a vw club from Costa Rica could help them.

The key is get the bus out from the Aduana.
  Topic: Where do you restore your bus?
Alexmobil

Replies: 31
Views: 2870

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:49 pm   Subject: Where do you restore your bus?
In front of my house, My fav hour to work are early in the morning or after 3.00pm. In rainy season there´s a river under the DC and the flow of water is eroding the pavment near the jackstands.

h ...
  Topic: Wagen Werks - [email protected]
Alexmobil

Replies: 57
Views: 13640

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 8:57 pm   Subject: Wagen Werks - [email protected]om
Wagenwerks sold me a mismatched pair of bosch flutted lenses. Email him and told me that "theres no right and left" and "this how we sale them". After a couple of emails he told ...
  Topic: Bosch headlight lenses question
Alexmobil

Replies: 14
Views: 2992

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:51 pm   Subject: Bosch headlight lenses question
Mandraks, the ones in the picture of your reply of course are the correct pair of lenses

these are the ones I have:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1129169.jpg
  Topic: campingbox - [email protected] - Greg Noble
Alexmobil

Replies: 1066
Views: 154431

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 11:07 am   Subject: campingbox - [email protected] - Greg Noble
I bought a split bus rear view mirror from Greg. Easy transaction and the item very well packaged.
Thank you a lot!
  Topic: Bosch headlight lenses question
Alexmobil

Replies: 14
Views: 2992

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 02, 2013 10:55 am   Subject: Bosch headlight lenses question
The seller offered me a refund and I have to send the lenses back to the USA. Sounds like a lot of hassle for me. First of all, I already paid aduanal taxes, second, I will need time to repackage th ...
 
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