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  Topic: Stock '66 Westy - Stock tire options?
Drew Ogden

Replies: 24
Views: 824

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:40 pm   Subject: Re: Stock '66 Westy - Stock tire options?
195 LT tires..... Combine them with a rebuilt front end, sway bar (stock for a 66, but should be put on all busses), rebuilt or preferably NOS steering box, arc turned brakes, new shocks...and you wi ...
  Topic: Green flash coming to California? *update*
Drew Ogden

Replies: 62
Views: 20043

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2020 3:25 pm   Subject: Re: Green flash coming to California? *update*
I will when I unpack. Just moved less than a week ago. The photo album boxes never seem to be the first ones to get unpacked....
  Topic: Green flash coming to California? *update*
Drew Ogden

Replies: 62
Views: 20043

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 10:25 pm   Subject: Re: Green flash coming to California? *update*
I owned Money Green for about two years in the mid 90's, planned to restore it (this is before it was painted green). I sold it back to Robert and then he did the green thing. I added some good parts ...
  Topic: How to keep roof rack feet/clamps from scratching new paint?
Drew Ogden

Replies: 7
Views: 519

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:11 pm   Subject: Re: How to keep roof rack feet/clamps from scratching new paint?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=706268&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=rack+clamp
  Topic: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
Drew Ogden

Replies: 154
Views: 16480

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:09 am   Subject: Re: New production Split-Bus body seen at MAM Funfest this weekend
I am surprised that no one has mentioned the new electric VW bus coming out in relation to future values. There will be lots of publicity and general awareness of the bus because of this. The modern ...
  Topic: NOS barndoor cab divider glass?
Drew Ogden

Replies: 18
Views: 1970

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:16 pm   Subject: Re: NOS barndoor cab divider glass?
Just open it and save the packaging. You have already documented it with photos. The end goal would be to install it on a bus.....
  Topic: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
Drew Ogden

Replies: 91
Views: 4541

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:02 pm   Subject: Re: My new Walkthrough 57 bus
Who sold the bus to your wife? I am curious if it is someone known in the bus community.
  Topic: Walk throughs
Drew Ogden

Replies: 20
Views: 1177

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:01 pm   Subject: Re: Walk throughs
The earliest standard walkthroughs were built in 1958.

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  Topic: Interesting video. Anyone here own this bus?
Drew Ogden

Replies: 5
Views: 504

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:08 am   Subject: Re: Interesting video. Anyone here own this bus?
I saw that orange bus driving around the Embarcadero in SF last year, along with the new electric prototype bus. I assume it is owned by VW. It has manufacturer plates on it...
  Topic: Advice regarding Westfalia roof rack. Tips on how to attach
Drew Ogden

Replies: 14
Views: 704

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:03 pm   Subject: Re: Advice regarding Westfalia roof rack. Tips on how to attach
I was going to forward to Lind, but have not yet... They look like they were cut from a long strip, not manufactured individually. They are more silver than they appear in the photo.
  Topic: Advice regarding Westfalia roof rack. Tips on how to attach
Drew Ogden

Replies: 14
Views: 704

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:13 pm   Subject: Re: Advice regarding Westfalia roof rack. Tips on how to attach
So, I bought a one owner SO-42 westy. It came with a rack, but didn't have a scratch on the original paint. It was a tourist delivery bus, and when they got it home, the rack didn't fit in the garag ...
  Topic: Palm Green / Sand Green (PG/SG) Buses
Drew Ogden

Replies: 1547
Views: 281440

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:48 pm   Subject: Re: Palm Green / Sand Green (PG/SG) Buses
Quite a bit of green here as well Smile


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  Topic: The crazy 8's ('58's thread)
Drew Ogden

Replies: 605
Views: 102113

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri May 25, 2018 5:18 pm   Subject: Re: The crazy 8's ('58's thread)
Rescued from an old Porsche repair shop in Berkeley, now back on the road!


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https://ww ...
  Topic: Amelia Island 1964 Volkswagen Deluxe 21-Window
Drew Ogden

Replies: 35
Views: 2740

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:51 am   Subject: Re: Amelia Island 1964 Volkswagen Deluxe 21-Window
I know the seller to that bus, I bought a 1954 Porsche cabriolet from him. I can promise you that he did not restore that bus with the intention of selling it...for what it is worth. He is a nice gu ...
  Topic: Stainless Steel Side Mirror Clamps
Drew Ogden

Replies: 17
Views: 1136

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:44 am   Subject: Re: Stainless Steel Side Mirror Clamps
For protection from Galvanic corrosion, this stuff: https://www.ultratef-gel.com/tef-gel/

For coating zinc plated steel, this stuff: https://www.amazon.com/BOESHIELD-Corrosion-Protection-Waterpro ...
  Topic: krautclassicparts - [email protected]
Drew Ogden

Replies: 310
Views: 86264

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:18 pm   Subject: Re: Thorsten - [email protected]
Thorston is a top notch seller. This is my second transaction with him. I emailed him right before I had to head out and asked him to save the part. He saved the part (even with interest from other ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Drew Ogden

Replies: 51962
Views: 5321070

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:48 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Raffertys bus sold for $28K if I remember correctly, and it took a while to sell....
  Topic: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic
Drew Ogden

Replies: 9638
Views: 1355424

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:16 am   Subject: Re: Official good deal on Buses or parts topic
I agree.... But I can't stand "offer" ads with so few pictures. Of course, I have rarely gotten a good car from a seller that was easy to deal with...
  Topic: hippie bus paint job
Drew Ogden

Replies: 50
Views: 21802

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 12:10 pm   Subject: Re: hippie bus paint job
Possibly one of the worst hippie paint jobs....

However, my favorite bus I have ever owned. Purchased in 1990 from the Beta fraternity house at SMU in Dallas for $250 with a broken accelerator cab ...
  Topic: 'Unknown' Barndoor Deluxes
Drew Ogden

Replies: 863
Views: 265755

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:58 pm   Subject: Re: 'Unknown' Barndoor Deluxes
It's still in Northern California, in good company Smile

I would sure like to know where the og motor went, I have a funny feeling that RK might have sold it.






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