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  Topic: Solid color SWR 21 window bus
EverettB

Replies: 4
Views: 198

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 7:04 pm   Subject: Re: Solid color SWR 21 window bus
Yes, a solid color passenger would be really uncommon.

I agree with FarmerBill's comments above about solid color Deluxes.
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
EverettB

Replies: 19132
Views: 3747909

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 7:01 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
I like the Logo one.
Did they tear off by hand? Very Happy
  Topic: Wooden Dip Stick
EverettB

Replies: 4
Views: 120

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Yesterday 11:11 am   Subject: Re: Wooden Dip Stick
Not sure of current value but someone was selling that exact stick on here for $50 but it was back in 2007...
  Topic: Thinking of dumping Google.
EverettB

Replies: 22
Views: 306

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Yesterday 11:07 am   Subject: Re: Thinking of dumping Google.
This isn't an answer but I'm wondering why you are getting all of those emails.
Are they from Google itself?

I never get that for anything like what you are describing.
Maybe my various web brows ...
  Topic: Barndoor Junkie - Vintage photos
EverettB

Replies: 4362
Views: 848146

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Yesterday 10:48 am   Subject: Re: Barndoor Junkie - Vintage photos
From another thread:
a still from die drei von der tankstelle film 1955

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2187086.png
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
EverettB

Replies: 52772
Views: 5430857

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 10:43 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
The back rests don't bug me really, although I do sit back sometimes on really long highway drives so it wouldn't be comfortable with no padding.

The base though, I wonder how comfortable that is v ...
  Topic: Thinking of dumping Google.
EverettB

Replies: 22
Views: 306

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:12 pm   Subject: Re: Thinking of dumping Google.
This isn't an answer but I'm wondering why you are getting all of those emails.
Are they from Google itself?

I never get that for anything like what you are describing.
Maybe my various web brows ...
  Topic: Vintage photos
EverettB

Replies: 823
Views: 110449

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:38 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage photos
Slide said to be from 1964:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2186945.jpg
Small taillights so 1961?
  Topic: Auction, shop closing after 54 years
EverettB

Replies: 5
Views: 225

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:49 am   Subject: Re: Auction, shop closing after 54 years
There could be some good stuff there, hard to say.

The pile of fenders looks useful to someone

If you are going, you should get the 4-lug drum puller:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/21 ...
  Topic: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
EverettB

Replies: 594
Views: 155101

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:18 pm   Subject: Re: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
One question to the experts: the generator strap, should this be painted or not?
It is painted black in numerous engine photos in this thread.

Example (not the best close-up):
https://www.thesamb ...
  Topic: Clear needle fuel gauge
EverettB

Replies: 7
Views: 256

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:05 pm   Subject: Re: Clear needle fuel gauge
Does that have the curved bezel ?

Yes.

Another one I posted in the Gallery as Bus but you can't see the curvature:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1480530.jpg
  Topic: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
EverettB

Replies: 594
Views: 155101

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:59 pm   Subject: Re: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
Is this tin correct for Jan 55?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2450472

I believe Yes.

My 1/55 Bus had the finger tin with crank hole on it.
Original engine and most or ...
  Topic: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
EverettB

Replies: 594
Views: 155101

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:59 pm   Subject: Re: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
Is this tin correct for Jan 55?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2450472

I believe Yes.

My 1/55 Bus had the finger tin with crank hole on it.
Original engine and most or ...
  Topic: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
EverettB

Replies: 594
Views: 155101

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 3:42 pm   Subject: Re: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
A couple more lower pulley tin and finger pics below

Gap:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2186654.jpg

Finger tin fills gap:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2186653.jpg
  Topic: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
EverettB

Replies: 594
Views: 155101

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:53 am   Subject: Re: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
Early lower pulley tin I posted recently, it's on my 2/55 Bus long block I bought a couple years ago for my Bus:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2186060.jpg
  Topic: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
EverettB

Replies: 594
Views: 155101

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:52 am   Subject: Re: 1954 & 1955 engines whats not correct!
Is this tin correct for Jan 55?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2450472

I believe Yes.

My 1/55 Bus had the finger tin with crank hole on it.
Original engine and most or ...
  Topic: Cool vintage photos... Type 3's
EverettB

Replies: 1056
Views: 184096

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:26 am   Subject: Re: Cool vintage photos... Type 3's
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2186397.jpg
  Topic: Need help with interview project
EverettB

Replies: 26
Views: 552

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:24 am   Subject: Re: Need help with interview project
He emailed me beforehand and asked permission to post it.

He said I could do it too, if I wanted.

Asking first and offering it to me too would be abnormal for something weird but I don't know an ...
  Topic: 67 Engine Removal Thwarted
EverettB

Replies: 21
Views: 576

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:40 am   Subject: Re: 67 Engine Removal Thwarted
From the gallery
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/806249.jpg

From this thread
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=642044
  Topic: Clear needle fuel gauge
EverettB

Replies: 7
Views: 256

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:36 am   Subject: Re: Clear needle fuel gauge
Yes, it doesn't match the speedo but is different than a later stock gauge

Here's an Accessory Bus gas gauge kit, NOS
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1220913.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/ ...
 
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