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  Topic: O.C.T.O. Winter Meet 2012 - Saturday, February 25, 2012
B.P.A. James

Replies: 86
Views: 14670

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:08 am   Subject: O.C.T.O. Winter Meet 2012 - Saturday, February 25, 2012
Thanks for the great photos! I love the one with all the plate toppers.

--James
  Topic: My newest garage accessory; VW dealership sign
B.P.A. James

Replies: 26
Views: 20358

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 10:23 pm   Subject: My newest garage accessory; VW dealership sign
Hi VWdug,

Your sign is similar, if not identical to mine. The surround is the same and the sign face looks to be also. Nice score. I can't predict the market in your area, but I paid $300 for mi ...
  Topic: Lowest split window on record? Video
B.P.A. James

Replies: 40
Views: 14139

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:00 pm   Subject: Lowest split window on record? Video
Nice job Jeremy. I remember the cell phone pics you sent me some time ago. It was hard to determine from THOSE pictures just how buried this SC was. Lind's pictures showing the bed at ground level ...
  Topic: Bus Pilots Association on the Larry Miller Motorsports Track
B.P.A. James

Replies: 10
Views: 2161

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:07 am   Subject: Bus Pilots Association on the Larry Miller Motorsports Track
Here is some footage we took while "racing" our vintage rides on the Larry Miller Motorsports Track in Utah. Special thanks to Zane Miller for welcoming our oil-drippers on to his track.
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  Topic: Westfalia camper trailer or various camper trailer
B.P.A. James

Replies: 26
Views: 40106

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Tue May 03, 2011 10:20 pm   Subject: Westfalia camper trailer or various camper trailer
You may have to use a custom made seal. Don't be scared. Careful measurements of your axle and bearing housing will result a a well-made seal that will be just as good as original equipment. The lo ...
  Topic: Westfalia camper trailer or various camper trailer
B.P.A. James

Replies: 26
Views: 40106

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Tue May 03, 2011 1:08 pm   Subject: Re: Westfalia camper trailer or various camper trailer


http://i177.photobucket.com/albums/w219/Mrvwaccessory/My%20Current%20Trailers/bustlr6.jpg

I just picked up a 1958 Westfalia Caravan like this one, (except mine still has the original Westfalia ...
  Topic: 1956 Westy Looking for updated restoral pics
B.P.A. James

Replies: 52
Views: 7184

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 12:27 pm   Subject: 1956 Westy Looking for updated restoral pics
I don't know who ID56westy is and I certainly don't know this bus in question, but I have known "bonecollector" Jeremy for several years. He lives about 5 hours east of my home and he has t ...
  Topic: Yellow & Tan '56 Subhatch Westy - 20-147419
B.P.A. James

Replies: 224
Views: 42816

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:00 pm   Subject: Yellow & Tan '56 Subhatch Westy - 20-147419
Greg, very thankful to see this thread! Amazing bus, great story and painstaking documentation. Well done friend.

--James
  Topic: firefly58 - Shannon Herschberger - [email protected]
B.P.A. James

Replies: 0
Views: 540

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 7:31 am   Subject: firefly58 - Shannon Herschberger - [email protected]
Shannon and Andy contacted me about a 1958 ragtop beetle that I had for sale. They were great communicators from the time they sent an electronic deposit, through the day I picked them up from the ai ...
  Topic: My newest garage accessory; VW dealership sign
B.P.A. James

Replies: 26
Views: 20358

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:43 am   Subject: My newest garage accessory; VW dealership sign
That looks great James. Good work.

I hung two signs up in our shop today as well:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/pix/3313682.jpg

I have not yet wired up the light up sign, but hope ...
  Topic: My newest garage accessory; VW dealership sign
B.P.A. James

Replies: 26
Views: 20358

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:40 am   Subject: Re: My Newest Garage Acc


Did you have to do a lot of taking to get the sign?

No, I think the dealership was butt-hurt when VW pulled the franchise and sent them the letter threatening a lawsuit if the signage wasn't re ...
  Topic: My newest garage accessory; VW dealership sign
B.P.A. James

Replies: 26
Views: 20358

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2010 10:18 pm   Subject: My newest garage accessory; VW dealership sign
I've always wanted a large lighted VW dealership sign for my garage. Recently one showed up on craigslist from a dealership in Montana that had lost their VW franchise and wanted to sell. I raced to ...
  Topic: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
B.P.A. James

Replies: 9770
Views: 875187

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Apr 11, 2010 2:07 am   Subject: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
$9,000 for a rusty car that's mis-advertised as an "N". IIRC, this is a car that used to be here in Boise. Major rust all throughout.



I used to own this car. Major rust. Buyers bewa ...
  Topic: James Page - B.P.A. James - [email protected]
B.P.A. James

Replies: 9
Views: 1905

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun Apr 11, 2010 1:19 am   Subject: Wow
Wow, grandslam made a real impression on me, and I'm sorry to see his first post in my feedback thread is so full of one-sidedness.

Let me tell you the rest of the story.

Last year I listed my n ...
  Topic: October 3rd, Dubtoberfest, Tri-Cities, WA
B.P.A. James

Replies: 53
Views: 6023

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2009 12:13 am   Subject: October 3rd, Dubtoberfest, Tri-Cities, WA


60 DC
61 Deluxe
64 SO-33
65 Riviera
66 Deluxe
67 SO-42

Thom

Yikes! Idea Thom it looks as if your stable of awesomeness is lacking a '62 and a '63 to complete the pre-67 decad ...
  Topic: October 3rd, Dubtoberfest, Tri-Cities, WA
B.P.A. James

Replies: 53
Views: 6023

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:01 pm   Subject: October 3rd, Dubtoberfest, Tri-Cities, WA
Can't wait to meet you guys! You're Bus Pilots right? I swear I'll be at the Family Reunion next year. Embarassed

Yep, The Bus Pilots. Looking forward to ruining our reputation with yet another VW c ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
B.P.A. James

Replies: 49291
Views: 5048982

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2009 2:22 am   Subject: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Okay, someone edumicate me...I don't understand why this person is even attempting to get 10 grand. What am I missing? Think

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=830146

Not defend ...
  Topic: Spring Plate Extensions 4 Lowered VW
B.P.A. James

Replies: 50
Views: 16230

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2009 10:34 pm   Subject: Spring Plate Extensions 4 Lowered VW
I don't think this is the one you want but it looks like he can do them
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=791959
You are putting them on the 58 rag I guess.

Thanks for the link ...
  Topic: Spring Plate Extensions 4 Lowered VW
B.P.A. James

Replies: 50
Views: 16230

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2009 4:07 am   Subject: Spring Plate Extensions 4 Lowered VW
Does anyone know who the person is in Washington that was selling extended spring plates? His design was welded, not a bolt-on extender. I was looking at his advertisement and waiting for my cores t ...
  Topic: Cool Bus Pics
B.P.A. James

Replies: 5073
Views: 148280

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2009 2:13 am   Subject: Cool Bus Pics
in the motor city

http://gallery.amsterdamvespaclub.com/7379-3/DSC_3838.JPG

Now THAT'S a cool picture!
 
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