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  Topic: Itinerant Air-Cooled - Amskeptic - [email protected]
Eskimotom

Replies: 54
Views: 14097

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:53 am   Subject: Re: Itinerant Air-Cooled - Amskeptic - [email protected]
Highly Recommended!

I've only had 2 visits, however both were highly productive.

The value received greatly exceeds the price. I enjoy his company, his perspective and his depth of knowledge. ...
  Topic: Ray - [email protected]
Eskimotom

Replies: 9
Views: 1146

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:40 am   Subject: Ray - [email protected]
Any advice on the following?

I found the email address suspicious and he's been insistent on a quick deal:

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TheSamba.com Ad - 1971 Sportsmobile Pop-top Camper

Ray & ...
  Topic: Meet Schultz the 1963 Double Cab
Eskimotom

Replies: 89
Views: 11274

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:41 pm   Subject: Re: Meet Schultz the 1963 Double Cab
Nancy, are you going to share with us how you got all the wood slat screw holes on the bed to line up so nicely?
  Topic: This Time I Was Parked
Eskimotom

Replies: 99
Views: 5725

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:38 pm   Subject: Re: This Time I Was Parked
That was unfortunate. Could have been much worse. Hope you are doing well.
  Topic: Engine Overheated
Eskimotom

Replies: 56
Views: 4104

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 6:17 am   Subject: Re: Engine Overheated
I picked up a 71 bus last year and have spent some time sorting issues out before the expectation of taking it on any trips beyond driving to town to get a soda - a 14 mile round trip. When I did thi ...
  Topic: Props To SG Kent
Eskimotom

Replies: 24
Views: 1480

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:17 pm   Subject: Re: Props To SG Kent
BRAVO!!!

I have to add that Colin's visit this year, my first, truly changed my world, not just as it relates to my VW but gaining some recognition of problem solving, tackling tasks I might have t ...
  Topic: Mother/Daughter Project 1971 In over our heads!
Eskimotom

Replies: 64
Views: 5381

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 3:07 pm   Subject: Re: Mother/Daughter Project 1971 In over our heads!
A very nice find for the price! I paid 3K for a Minnesota rusty 1971 camper. I'm following the program as outlined above. 1st the brakes, then the motor. Next the steering. I used Marhyde as my rust c ...
  Topic: GoBigEmma Pan-American Roadtrip log
Eskimotom

Replies: 530
Views: 46592

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2016 4:44 pm   Subject: Re: GoBigEmma Pan-American Roadtrip log
Makes me want to pull and replace my bearings while my bus is in the safety of my garage. Say hi to my mom while you are in Anchorage.

If you have the time, make a side trip down to Homer and leav ...
  Topic: Website improvement suggestions
Eskimotom

Replies: 32
Views: 4272

PostForum: Site   Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:01 pm   Subject: Re: Website improvement suggestions
My suggestion:
I would like to see a stock engine (rebuild) topic separate from "performance " engine topics.

It is a mixed bag now.

It would be nice to have an area where people co ...
  Topic: WXYG, 540 AM, Sauk Rapids, MN (good hippie music)
Eskimotom

Replies: 11
Views: 1256

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 5:30 pm   Subject: Re: WXYG, 540 AM, Sauk Rapids, MN (good hippie music)
I happen to live in the st cloud mn area and discovered this station a few months back. I keep in on the office stereo, they offer streaming. They format is "albumn oriented rock" a format m ...
  Topic: 71 Westy -- bought new in London by my father, rolls again!
Eskimotom

Replies: 422
Views: 70256

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:42 pm   Subject: Re: 71 Westy -- bought new in London by my father, rolls again!
Certainly one of the highlight threads of the Samba forums. I'm glad I found it. This thread and the 71 camper I picked up last summer which lead me to this story.
  Topic: Walk Through front seats
Eskimotom

Replies: 53
Views: 22616

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 8:34 am   Subject: Walk Through front seats
Thanks a bunch, that looks like the ticket!
  Topic: Sunroof installation
Eskimotom

Replies: 116
Views: 29330

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 8:30 am   Subject: Sunroof installation
Just a shout out of thanks and gratitude for those folks contributing photos tips and tricks to this thread, keep up the great work!

Perhaps today I'll pull my bits off the shelf, take some photos ...
  Topic: Walk Through front seats
Eskimotom

Replies: 53
Views: 22616

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:59 am   Subject: Walk Through front seats
Can anyone post up clear pictures of the bent tube underneath frame, possibly with dimensions/specs or direct me where to find them for late split passenger walk through seat frame? I need one for my ...
  Topic: Body work in Minneapolis?
Eskimotom

Replies: 7
Views: 435

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:48 am   Subject: Body work in Minneapolis?
Rich Meyer, membership guy at TCVW Club may have some recommendations.
  Topic: Body work in Minneapolis?
Eskimotom

Replies: 7
Views: 435

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 7:44 am   Subject: Body work in Minneapolis?
You might call Barry Lindahl 952.891.5544, at Northland Collision in Lakeville for an estimate. I don't have 1st hand experience but he is a TCVW member, and Northland did host this year's spring sw ...
  Topic: Sportsmobilers Unite! FAQ
Eskimotom

Replies: 318
Views: 41023

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2015 9:54 am   Subject: Sportsmobilers Unite! FAQ
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1360906.jpg

Here is the 71 Sportmobile I recently adopted, affectionately called "Little Miss Rust Shine."

Besides the typical upper Midwest rus ...
  Topic: Need help fine tuning a new 1600 dp. *fixed* but Update!
Eskimotom

Replies: 91
Views: 3960

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2015 1:56 pm   Subject: Need help fine tuning a new 1600 dp. *fixed* but Update!
Maybe the clutch / tranny is slipping.
  Topic: New found split window bus
Eskimotom

Replies: 23
Views: 2416

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 7:07 am   Subject: New found split window bus
Offer to haul it away for free in order to help the landowner improve their property value.
  Topic: Riviera Camper Project
Eskimotom

Replies: 147
Views: 44667

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 1:29 pm   Subject: Riviera Camper Project
Hey Chris & Kerrianne, Eskimo Tom checking in, I bring home my 71 Sportmobile home tomorrow AM from the Cities.

It has the same style pop top but without the cap over the cab.

Give me a call ...
 
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