Hello! Log in or Register   |  Help  |  Donate  |  Buy Shirts  See all banner ads | Advertise on TheSamba.com  
TheSamba.com
 
Search found 767 matches
Forum Index Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 37, 38, 39  Next
Jump to:
Author Message
  Topic: Who drove their bug today?
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 938
Views: 43912

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:57 pm   Subject: Re: Who drove their bug today?
As I was leaving the local Saturday Cruise-In today a guy walked up and handed me this cool model kit. I said well cool and thanked him kindly. No idea why, just a nice guy. Testors 1/24 scale. Metal ...
  Topic: The "Bug effect"
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 21
Views: 768

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:36 pm   Subject: Re: The "Bug effect"
Last week I come out of a store and see this Audi parked next to me. One of the young ladies from the Audi Is taking a picture of My Beetle. The Audi was not in the focus. Now my Bug is not that good ...
  Topic: Converting from strut to beam front end
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 7
Views: 336

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:05 am   Subject: Re: Converting from strut to beam front end
Read this thread for an idea of changing frame heads.

Mike T

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=611143&highlight=
  Topic: What did you do to your Bug Today?
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 7561
Views: 872946

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:29 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Bug Today?
Installed an electric windshield washer.

Mike T

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1952191.jpg
  Topic: Who drove their bug today?
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 938
Views: 43912

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:56 pm   Subject: Re: Who drove their bug today?
Drove it to the store yesterday and when I came back out I found this Audi parked next to me. Just before this picture I caught the young female passenger of this Audi taking a picture of my Bug. So I ...
  Topic: Steering wheel question
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 22
Views: 656

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:24 am   Subject: Re: Steering wheel question
There are ways you can dress up your late-model steering wheel. Here are a couple shots of mine.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1922991.jpg

This is one of the special edition steerin ...
  Topic: What did you do to your Bug Today?
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 7561
Views: 872946

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:47 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Bug Today?
My VW emblem was missing so I put one on.


Mike T



https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1945323.jpg
  Topic: What did you do to your Bug Today?
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 7561
Views: 872946

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:36 am   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Bug Today?
With my 6' 5" I need the seat so far back that the seat would hit the seat belt reel. So no back seat leg room is left. They are really almost too big to fit at all. Took me three tries to make t ...
  Topic: What did you do to your Bug Today?
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 7561
Views: 872946

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:00 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Bug Today?


Nice...could've used those on this weekend's 600 mile round-trip in my '74 Super. Do you have the power controls actually working?

Yes. full power function. Including power rake and lumbar. Th ...
  Topic: What did you do to your Bug Today?
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 7561
Views: 872946

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:32 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do to your Bug Today?
Finished installing Leather seats in my 1973 Beetle. The seats are from a 2011 Honda Accord LX Coupe.

Mike T

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1945322.jpg
  Topic: Neighbor's Newly-acquired 1972 VW Experience
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 22
Views: 792

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: Neighbor's Newly-acquired 1972 VW Experience
Generator light did not go out, VW had a bad blue 61 wire at voltage regulator
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1939045.jpg

Great write up and nice work Cusser.

Looks like that Mouse pai ...
  Topic: can you lower your beam without an adjuster and other Noob ?'s
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 6
Views: 262

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:04 pm   Subject: Re: can you lower your beam without an adjuster and other Noob ?'s
Some reading that may help you out.


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/search.php?search_keywords=cut+and+turn&search_forum=9&search_fields=titleonly

Mike T
  Topic: silly question/confused
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 5
Views: 352

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:28 pm   Subject: Re: silly question/confused
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1932217.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1932216.jpg

The head nuts don't look tight to me.

Mike T
  Topic: Who drove their bug today?
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 938
Views: 43912

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:04 am   Subject: Re: Who drove their bug today?
The weather is nice so I drove my 1973 Bug to work today. Looking small next to SUV's

Mike T

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1931938.jpg
  Topic: 72 Super Beetle Autostick "noob"
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 16
Views: 496

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:19 pm   Subject: Re: 72 Super Beetle Autostick "noob"
Yes, Supers have them in the front. It is listed as the same part as the one in the rear.

Thanks Q-Dog. I learned a new thing today. 50 years of Bugs and I never got that deep into a Super Beetle ...
  Topic: EMPI trigger shifter benefits
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 16
Views: 534

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:08 pm   Subject: Re: EMPI trigger shifter benefits
I like mine because it's the 14" tall bent model. It moves the knob back to where I can reach it comfortably without reaching for 1st and 3rd. It feels nice while shifting too and the trigger mak ...
  Topic: 72 Super Beetle Autostick "noob"
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 16
Views: 496

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:58 pm   Subject: Re: 72 Super Beetle Autostick "noob"
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1922295.jpg

Front brake tee - thought I stripped it - took a deep breath - it was the nut ! Whew ! ... ran a tap into it and all the threads are clean and so ...
  Topic: Anyone have experience with these on late-model supers?
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 19
Views: 360

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:30 pm   Subject: Re: Anyone have experience with these on late-model supers?
Be aware that the link in your first post is the wrong year pan. '72 and older. You need '73 and newer.

Mike T

Ah, I see you have the link that H2OSB posted. I was researching when you posted. ...
  Topic: Engine Bay Coating
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 14
Views: 470

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 3:29 pm   Subject: Re: Engine Bay Coating
I got the tar Boards from CIP1 and they weren't acceptable. Hard brittle board covered by fine weave cloth. I ended up with West Coast metric tar boards and they fit well and look very nice. Very flex ...
  Topic: 1974 Standard VW Bug fresh air intake
BIGMIKEY

Replies: 2
Views: 165

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 8:58 pm   Subject: Re: 1974 Standard VW Bug fresh air intake
Mine is just about the same way. Also if you take that corner air duct off for some reason you will play Pluperfect Hell getting it back in place!


Mike T
 
Page 1 of 39 Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 37, 38, 39  Next
Jump to:

All times are Mountain Standard Time/Pacific Daylight Savings Time
Jump to:  

About | Help! | Advertise | Donate | Premium Membership | Privacy/Terms of Use | Contact Us | Site Map
Copyright © 1996-2018, Everett Barnes. All Rights Reserved.
Not affiliated with or sponsored by Volkswagen of America | Forum powered by phpBB