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  Topic: Disc brakes Wagenswest or CSP?
Birdmanhere

Replies: 39
Views: 1720

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:28 am   Subject: Re: Disc brakes Wagenswest or CSP?
Thank you, and the hoses are off the shelf of course. Very Happy

I actually do modify them slightly to fit in the stock bus frame mount, but you could easily modify a new one with a file, or just leave ...
  Topic: Disc brakes Wagenswest or CSP?
Birdmanhere

Replies: 39
Views: 1720

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:41 pm   Subject: Re: Disc brakes Wagenswest or CSP?
this is the kit you want


https://type-emotorsports.com/collections/type-2-brakes/products/type-e-ez-stop-split-bus-disk-brake-kit
Ive not seen this kit before, but i like it alot. Any idea what ...
  Topic: Let's see your contemporary aftermarket heater install
Birdmanhere

Replies: 12
Views: 979

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:41 pm   Subject: Re: Let's see your contemporary aftermarket heater install
There is a big thread in the bay window and vanagon forum.
Identical webasto knockoffs.
I have one in my 66 Dormobile Conversion.
I love it. Sorry no pics.
Be prepared to hack!!
Mine is the ...
  Topic: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2020 - 1959 Bus
Birdmanhere

Replies: 387
Views: 53496

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2019 9:10 am   Subject: Re: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2020 - 1959 Bus


Questions:
1. Any recommendations for roof rack mounted driving lights?
.

I have Hella 500 driving beams mounted on my rack.
Great lighting pattern, classic proven beam.
https://www.thes ...
  Topic: Roll call on Canadian split bus owners
Birdmanhere

Replies: 26
Views: 1392

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat May 25, 2019 10:11 am   Subject: Re: Roll call on Canadian split bus owners
Here is my camper.
We are in Eastern Ontario, Kingston area.
I have owned it since 2006.
It gets lots of miles and camping with the family.
Drive it, Break it, Fix it.
There are a handful of ...
  Topic: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2020 - 1959 Bus
Birdmanhere

Replies: 387
Views: 53496

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:17 am   Subject: Re: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2020 - 1959 Bus


Thanks Birdmanhere! I'll take a look at them. They look great on your bus. I like the ammo box too.
I have a bay window fog light switch in my dash now, I'm wondering if I'll need a relay for ...
  Topic: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2020 - 1959 Bus
Birdmanhere

Replies: 387
Views: 53496

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:19 am   Subject: Re: Texas to Shasta Snow Trip 2020 - 1959 Bus


Questions:
1. Any recommendations for roof rack mounted driving lights?
.

I have Hella 500 driving beams mounted on my rack.
Great lighting pattern, classic proven beam.
https://www.thes ...
  Topic: Dormobile questions
Birdmanhere

Replies: 17
Views: 920

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:14 pm   Subject: Re: Dormobile questions
MW Dormobiles had the roofs mounted further forward than the ones finished at Westfalia. This location put one of the roof vents above the flip out cooker.

I suspect the Dormo tag was put on when ...
  Topic: Bus roof racks
Birdmanhere

Replies: 1183
Views: 369513

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:24 pm   Subject: Re: Bus roof racks
Here is my 5 leg/3clamp rack I built this year to carrry my spare tire and gear.
I started with a Rusties Single cab kit.
Shortened it to fit with my Dormobile top.
Got some steel bent and round ...
  Topic: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
Birdmanhere

Replies: 1983
Views: 523297

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:03 am   Subject: Re: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
I will join the club.
215/75 BFG All Terrain KO2s installed today.
No issues with clearance or rubbing.
Loving the look Very Happy
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1614710.jpg

Looking awesom ...
  Topic: My Ultimate Camper Build, Dormobile Top Conversion
Birdmanhere

Replies: 84
Views: 16800

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:36 am   Subject: Re: My Ultimate Camper Build, Dormobile Top Conversion
Got a new Wiring Harness from Wiring Works.
My old harness had been cut and spliced, burned wires and a slow drain I tried to fix but could not find.
Old Birds Nest
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/ga ...
  Topic: My Ultimate Camper Build, Dormobile Top Conversion
Birdmanhere

Replies: 84
Views: 16800

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:19 am   Subject: Re: My Ultimate Camper Build, Dormobile Top Conversion
Put some new shoes on.
I went with the 215/75 BFG All Terrain KO2.
Couple hundred miles so far, with no rubbing.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1614710.jpg
  Topic: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
Birdmanhere

Replies: 1983
Views: 523297

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:22 am   Subject: Re: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
I will join the club.
215/75 BFG All Terrain KO2s installed today.
No issues with clearance or rubbing.
Loving the look Very Happy

Looking awesome! Not sure if you had much run time on those 215/75 ...
  Topic: Child's cot brackets - Pics?
Birdmanhere

Replies: 2
Views: 289

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:11 pm   Subject: Re: Child's cot brackets - Pics?
Page 2 of this thread
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=58336&highlight=childs+cot
  Topic: Reproduction Westfalia SO-42/SO-44/Dormobile Pop-Top Seal
Birdmanhere

Replies: 99
Views: 9086

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:23 pm   Subject: Re: Reproduction Westfalia SO-42/SO-44/Dormobile Pop-Top Seal
I need the length of a Dormobile seal. If anyone has a dormobile (side hinging style) they can measure the perimeter of,

The original seal on the split Dormobile tops never went all the way aroun ...
  Topic: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
Birdmanhere

Replies: 1983
Views: 523297

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:35 pm   Subject: Re: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
...215/75 BFG All Terrain KO2s installed today...
What psi are you guys running on the roads?
  Topic: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
Birdmanhere

Replies: 1983
Views: 523297

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:26 pm   Subject: Re: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread


Looks awesome!! Will I see you at Busfusion this year?
Thanks! We are hoping to make it this year.
  Topic: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
Birdmanhere

Replies: 1983
Views: 523297

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:18 pm   Subject: Re: Large tire/big meats - Stock suspension Bus thread
I will join the club.
215/75 BFG All Terrain KO2s installed today.
No issues with clearance or rubbing.
Loving the look Very Happy
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1614710.jpg
  Topic: Dormobile roof, hinges left or right?
Birdmanhere

Replies: 17
Views: 1743

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:43 pm   Subject: Re: Dormobile roof, hinges left or right?
I hinged mine like you have yours set up, it was off of a Bay.
Most are hinged to open with the tent side above the doors.
We use an awning while camping and would not be able to the other way, pl ...
  Topic: Dan's '65 Dormobile project
Birdmanhere

Replies: 90
Views: 8936

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:30 am   Subject: Re: Dan's '65 Dormobile project
Nice. Love Dormy hacking!
Popcorn
 
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