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  Topic: The 1500 Club
Critter1

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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:56 pm   Subject: Re: The 1500 Club
These radio mods now a days are insane. Buying a broke Blaupunkt for your ride and having it converted is a very viable option. Cool



100% I had the original European Blaupunkt out of my 64 Notc ...
  Topic: Rare Type 3 Accessories
Critter1

Replies: 2445
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:23 pm   Subject: Re: Rare Type 3 Accessories
On page one of this thread there was discussion of a "rarest mother of all Type 3 accessories.. front bonnet deco trim". Not sure if this is one in the same, but I've never seen or heard men ...
  Topic: School me on the 1967 one year only stuff
Critter1

Replies: 885
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:57 pm   Subject: School me on the 1967 one year only stuff
Bill May posted a picture a while back of a decklid lock dust cover. He said it was a hard to find item. If i'm correct he said it was a 67 only item.
I found this one at the last Bugorama, however ...
  Topic: Speedmaster copy = SS Super Speed wheel
Critter1

Replies: 51
Views: 23419

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:17 pm   Subject: Re: Speedmaster copy = SS Super Speed wheel
5x130 powdercoated bronze

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1921640.jpg
  Topic: Name this door bit.
Critter1

Replies: 8
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:25 pm   Subject: Re: Name this door bit.
They came out of your door check rod mech. Mine have gone through a zinc plating, but those pieces were originally that same bronze color as yours.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1919289.j ...
  Topic: Type 3 Takeover at El Prado 2019
Critter1

Replies: 8
Views: 409

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:36 pm   Subject: Re: Type 3 Takeover at El Prado 2019
The Takeover had 46 Type 3s parked together this year. Was a great time. The awards presented by Type 3 Army went to:

Mike Chatham 1964 Notchback
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1917059.jp ...
  Topic: Type 3 Takeover at El Prado 2019
Critter1

Replies: 8
Views: 409

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:12 pm   Subject: Re: Type 3 Takeover at El Prado 2019
Great looking stuff. Will any of that stuff be available for those that can't make it? I'd love to get a shirt and sticker.
Yes.. I'll take some orders and ship stuff after Prado weekend with whateve ...
  Topic: Type 3 Takeover at El Prado 2019
Critter1

Replies: 8
Views: 409

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:43 pm   Subject: Re: Type 3 Takeover at El Prado 2019
BTW... the “Since 1962” on the stickers is being corrected to 1961. Wink
  Topic: Type 3 Takeover at El Prado 2019
Critter1

Replies: 8
Views: 409

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:06 pm   Subject: Type 3 Takeover at El Prado 2019
Its happening again this year! The 3rd annual Type 3 Takeover at El Prado 2019. Last year we surpassed the previous year with 70 type 3s parked together! It was an awesome sight. So far, this years So ...
  Topic: 2020 Type 3 Invasion - June 18-21, 2020 - Crescent City, CA
Critter1

Replies: 44
Views: 1736

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:17 pm   Subject: Re: 2020 Type 3 Invasion - June 18-21, 2020 - Crescent City, CA
OH. HELL. YESSS!
  Topic: Oil Cooler w/sender
Critter1

Replies: 9
Views: 363

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:49 am   Subject: Re: Oil Cooler w/sender
An oil pressure switch can be secured to the case just behind the distributor. Obviously its easier to do during an engine build. Pull the oil galley plug, drill & tap it for the pressure sender. ...
  Topic: Oil Cooler w/sender
Critter1

Replies: 9
Views: 363

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:48 pm   Subject: Re: Oil Cooler w/sender
I think what the OP is looking for is just an original type-3 oil cooler with the sender hole.
  Topic: CSP linkage rods
Critter1

Replies: 7
Views: 298

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:15 am   Subject: Re: CSP linkage rods
Have you tried contacting CSP directly to ask for custom length rods?
  Topic: Early door cards in a 66
Critter1

Replies: 1
Views: 135

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:55 am   Subject: Re: Early door cards in a 66
No. Early two piece door panels require the wrap around plastic pieces that secure to the door just over the top edge of the early upper door card. Your 66 doors will not have the provision for these ...
  Topic: Black Fastback Build Thread
Critter1

Replies: 2339
Views: 255915

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:17 pm   Subject: Re: Black Fastback Build Thread
Get yourself a blast cabinet, fill it with glass beads and go to town.
  Topic: IRS conversion query...
Critter1

Replies: 33
Views: 1785

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:15 am   Subject: Re: IRS conversion query...
Critter has some photos of that in his build.

Yes, here is the conversion I did on my notch. Welded chromoly torque bar, pockets for type-2 CVs, one inch narrowed trailing arms, SAW axles, spring p ...
  Topic: Pics of your VW's and New/Interesting/Historic Landmarks
Critter1

Replies: 243
Views: 66610

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:15 pm   Subject: Re: Pics of your VW's and New/Interesting/Historic Landmarks
Benicia, CA .. California's state capitol in 1853-1854

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1802745.jpg
  Topic: My 67 Fastback - What is chrome and what is stainless?
Critter1

Replies: 2
Views: 192

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:37 am   Subject: Re: My 67 Fastback - What is chrome and what is stainless?
Hood pull is stainless.
  Topic: Rare Type 3 Accessories
Critter1

Replies: 2445
Views: 621423

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:47 pm   Subject: Re: Rare Type 3 Accessories
Big button glove box.... Whats the deal?

One yer only?(62) ... Or half year?

The suspense is killing me. Very Happy
  Topic: Lost Love Have You Seen This Car?Help Me Bring Her Home PLEASE
Critter1

Replies: 112
Views: 14621

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:31 pm   Subject: Re: Lost Love Have You Seen This Car?Help Me Bring Her Home PLEASE
NO!
 
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