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  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Burlyhammer

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:58 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Not sure if this one has been posted before?

...
Maybe I'm being too harsh?


nope, you are not

Even if it were half price I think it would have to be a labor of love.

I thought it was in ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:43 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
My family took the bus on a little test drive this weekend. I had to work on Friday, so instead of driving home to get the bus, my son and daughter picked me up from work. We hit the road for the fo ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:34 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
I am being defeated by the passenger side. I actually got out my rocker spear to see how much it would cover. I got the short rocker fit well at least. I cut and squared the cargo rocker front end, ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:46 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
I was not liking the amount of overhang on the bench part of the seat. My daughter is 5'4" and she had to sit forward for her legs to fold properly. I am not sure what the original length was. ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:34 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
I was not liking the amount of overhang on the bench part of the seat. My daughter is 5'4" and she had to sit forward for her legs to fold properly. I am not sure what the original length was. ...
  Topic: My 1957 Euro Deluxe
Burlyhammer

Replies: 30
Views: 5490

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:11 am   Subject: Re: My 1957 Euro Deluxe
What happened with this bus?
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:56 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
I know you are one of the top masters at thinking things through but do you think the particle board could break off sitting too far away from the bracket as a seat or a bed?
This stuff is pretty rug ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Burlyhammer

Replies: 49613
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:15 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2294705

Surprised

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/pix/8458421.jpg
I like the last photo from that ad. Very Happy
  Topic: '63 Panel Camper to Deluxe conversion project
Burlyhammer

Replies: 440
Views: 59730

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:48 am   Subject: Re: '63 Panel Camper to Deluxe conversion project
Very nice!!! Cool
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:36 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
nice work! sgellis has also inspired me to build a removable camper kit for my bus!
Stan is doing an amazing job on his. I suspect yours will be very nice as well!
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

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Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:08 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
I made it back last night and started back on the Z Bed. This is just "temporary" We plan to keep this a passenger bus, but need to do some camping with it for now:
https://www.thesamba.c ...
  Topic: 1957 single cab rebuild
Burlyhammer

Replies: 12
Views: 594

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:15 pm   Subject: Re: 1957 single cab rebuild
I am wondering if the entire bed side is too low. If the inner rocker were not tall enough, I would think it would be slight at the most. What does the other side look like? Is the frame level with ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:33 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
The last day was incredible.

We went back to Mt. Washington to get a better view:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1926187.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1926185.jpg
On the ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:41 pm   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Did you consider taking it up Mount Washington? Haha. Actually I think the trip down would be the sketchy part.

Nice area. We used to make fall trips through there. May start again now that we hav ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:33 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
you say "not so tender".... i think you are just smarter
Haha. Im not so sure about that.
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:44 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
We decided to take a quick 600 mile road trip to break in the new engine. We have done quite a bit of north to south travels in Maine, but not a lot of exploration in western Maine or New Hampshire. W ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:14 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
great story! This thing is getting a trial by fire! HA
Two trips. Three engines. I am getting a serious education. Haha.
Ooh, that's rough. I've had a two trip, two blown engines situation. Is your ...
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:24 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Good to see you got the 15 window HOME !!!
J.P. is a great guy, he owns my 1st VW- a '59 Singlecab, and he bought my Rotissiure a few years back.
Hes the best.
Good seeing you in Terryville, Tom!
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:56 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
great story! This thing is getting a trial by fire! HA
Two trips. Three engines. I am getting a serious education. Haha.
  Topic: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Burlyhammer

Replies: 1566
Views: 112706

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:29 am   Subject: Re: 1963 15 Window resurrection
Back on the road!
We left the house Sunday morning at 5AM. My son is now driving a Jetta, so we took it and headed out on the 300 mile trip to retrieve the bus:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/ ...
 
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