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  Topic: routing new fuel lines
Daddybus

Replies: 11
Views: 272

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:52 pm   Subject: Re: routing new fuel lines
My set up: AN-6 male tank fitting (bought off thesamba.com), 90 degree AN-6 female to AN-6 female connector, sprint car fuel filter AN-6 male on both ends, AN-6 braided stainless hose to electric fue ...
  Topic: 1962 Type 2 split screen bus converted to IRS. Camber Problem!!
Daddybus

Replies: 22
Views: 3440

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:03 pm   Subject: Re: 1962 Type 2 split screen bus converted to IRS. Camber Problem!!
You need to set the camber with the engine installed. As you have it, you will get negative camber with the motor in. About 2 degrees positive camber without the engine will put you at zero camber wit ...
  Topic: 1962 Type 2 split screen bus converted to IRS. Camber Problem!!
Daddybus

Replies: 22
Views: 3440

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:12 pm   Subject: Re: 1962 Type 2 split screen bus converted to IRS. Camber Problem!!
Once you have the clamp-on pivots where you want them, you should run a couple of tack welds to make sure they don't shift under load. Thats what I did to my IRS'd bus.
  Topic: Weird visor problem...
Daddybus

Replies: 5
Views: 368

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:13 am   Subject: Re: Weird visor problem...
Anti-seize on the shaft and inside the housing. Blue lock-tite on the screw. Adjust the screw until you have the desirable tension.
  Topic: Beijing split window bus
Daddybus

Replies: 15
Views: 882

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:29 pm   Subject: Re: Beijing split window bus
Chinese automakers recently lost a court case brought by Rover. Chinese court has yet to rule on damages. Chinese automakers are sweating it. Ford will have it's cars for the foreign market made in Ch ...
  Topic: Bus mid mount
Daddybus

Replies: 36
Views: 1647

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:45 pm   Subject: Re: Bus mid mount
Reduction boxes multiply the torque of the motor so the small vw motor can move a heavy load like a bus with max payload. According to our buddy Isaac Newton, for every action there is an equal and op ...
  Topic: Front suspension parts needed
Daddybus

Replies: 1
Views: 363

PostForum: Porsche - 356   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:44 pm   Subject: Front suspension parts needed
I am in need of '64 356c front suspension arms, spindles, and hubs. What can I expect to pay/What's a fair price for these items?
  Topic: What did you do for your Bus today?
Daddybus

Replies: 12834
Views: 1567719

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:07 am   Subject: Re: What did you do for your Bus today?
Hit the inner roof area with the air gun - got a bunch more blasting media out of it - it never seems to end

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1927150.jpg
You needed a "Tilt-o-Wheel&quo ...
  Topic: Bus Crunch '67 OG paint
Daddybus

Replies: 12
Views: 795

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 4:34 pm   Subject: Bus Crunch '67 OG paint
I was waiting for the gate to open at 7 in the morning on the Tuesday before the VTO Blackstar Campout. As a member of VTO, I would be working the event so I was dropping off my Eriba Puck early befor ...
  Topic: Barn find 1961 SO34 Flipseat Westy
Daddybus

Replies: 71
Views: 6111

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:09 pm   Subject: Re: Barn find 1961 SO34 Flipseat Westy
Sweet find on the prop rod!
Forget about the prop rod, his WIFE was not only in the bus, she was cleaning the bus AND kept the prop rod (instead of just throwing it out as junk). Shes a keeper for s ...
  Topic: What did you do for your Bus today?
Daddybus

Replies: 12834
Views: 1567719

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:45 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do for your Bus today?
On a whim, I shot some undercoating on the inside of a quarter panel to see how/if it would change the resonance characteristics. My rudimentary "tap test" indicates that it should quiet th ...
  Topic: Show us your 80's/90's customs!
Daddybus

Replies: 2956
Views: 802538

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:08 pm   Subject: Re: Show us your 80's/90's customs!
FYI
80s-style VWs will be on display at The El Prado Show & Shine in SoCal June 9, 2019.
  Topic: idea on installing toolbox on opposite side of battery.
Daddybus

Replies: 55
Views: 2160

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:07 am   Subject: Re: idea on installing toolbox on opposite side of battery.
Here's my "toolbox" in in the Daddybus Westphoneya camper. It's made by Optima. Comes in handy when camping.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1862454.jpg
  Topic: Egg bus
Daddybus

Replies: 93
Views: 6420

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: Egg bus
I concur about the egss...lol
So is OP chicken for not buying it now.

Im not chicken, I just dont think my price of 15k would be received very well...lol

gotta start somewhere...
You might ruf ...
  Topic: Front disc brake conversion
Daddybus

Replies: 826
Views: 156283

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:16 pm   Subject: Re: Front disc brake conversion
1) You get yourself a wife
2) Have a kid
3) Wait 4-5 years
4) Have kid pump the brake pedal while you work the bleeders
  Topic: What did you do for your Bus today?
Daddybus

Replies: 12834
Views: 1567719

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:03 am   Subject: Re: What did you do for your Bus today?
Installed rear-facing jumpseat. Its a reproduction.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1856845.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1856847.jpg
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  Topic: What did you do for your Bus today?
Daddybus

Replies: 12834
Views: 1567719

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:08 pm   Subject: Re: What did you do for your Bus today?
been struggling very hard to get the front door hinge pins out !!
tried making a press on my own, didn't work, what now? ive heated , punched, drilled, and worked my ass off but they wont budge, any ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Daddybus

Replies: 50982
Views: 5223672

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:49 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
The eighties called...wants that hood back.

seems pretty rare

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2223679
  Topic: oil coolers/extra deep sump pros/cons
Daddybus

Replies: 15
Views: 2337

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:23 pm   Subject: Re: oil coolers/extra deep sump pros/cons
67 Kombi camper with SO42 westy kit loaded with road toolbox, aluminum floor jack, emergency supplies (food, water, camp stove, pots, kitchenware, clothes etc.). Aluminum case 2028cc with 42 DCNF Ber ...
  Topic: Doing the tranny mount shuffle
Daddybus

Replies: 55
Views: 9312

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2018 1:56 pm   Subject: Re: Doing the tranny mount shuffle
I installed one of these after shredding a few stock front mounts, a polyurethane front mount, and trying a CB rhin-o-my-god it transfers a lot of noise and vibration mount. Easy to install. Works lik ...
 
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