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  Topic: Solex carb battle 40 p11-4 vs kadrons 40/44
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:45 pm   Subject: Re: Solex carb battle 40 p11-4 vs kadrons 40/44
Well then for another $1,000 you could have 40P11's Very Happy . The guy in Sedona has machinery set up to do the job. He bores the throttle shaft bores, rebushes them and supplies new shafts and throttle bl ...
  Topic: Solex carb battle 40 p11-4 vs kadrons 40/44
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Replies: 15
Views: 856

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:31 am   Subject: Re: Solex carb battle 40 p11-4 vs kadrons 40/44
This is a weird question... of course a pair of 40PII's will perform better than a pair of Kadrons, they have double the airflow (probably more than double as the venturis are larger).

However, th ...
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:55 am   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
Yes, 1963 for sure.

Logic:
The lipped rear wheels well are 1963 up but the narrow rear hatch is 1963-down so... 1963

Looks pretty stripped but still some good parts.
Radio block off
Ash tray ...
  Topic: 1970 Lufthansa bus?
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:21 pm   Subject: Re: 1970 Lufthansa bus?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OT8V64grW2A
  Topic: pgsg 1957 ? without chassis number
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 9:53 am   Subject: Re: pgsg 1957 ? without chassis number
The owner contacted me, and I sent him a long message. Figured I should just copy and paste it here as well:

Wow, cool to see my old bus again Smile May I ask where in Germany you live? I'm going ther ...
  Topic: Ruby Red 66 refresh.
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 8:36 am   Subject: Re: Ruby Red 66 refresh.
Also it looks like the paper tubes for the windshield venrs in the trunk have red overspray on them. After looking at pictures of other cars it looks like they have body colored overspray too, was thi ...
  Topic: aircooled.net super stock 34 pict
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun May 14, 2017 7:39 am   Subject: Re: aircooled.net super stock 34 pict
I am confused. Define what a super stock 34 is? What makes it a super stock? I always wish VW would have come up with a 38 center mount.
Running a 34 on a 2L how is that?

http://vwparts.aircoo ...
  Topic: Early slotted wheels
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue May 09, 2017 9:39 am   Subject: Re: Early slotted wheels
Wheel disc & rim colors listed here under Paint/Upholstery and more in the Technical tab.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/paintcodest3.php

Danke Smile

I saw that page last night ...
  Topic: Early slotted wheels
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PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon May 08, 2017 11:09 pm   Subject: Early slotted wheels
Early T3 rim flavors
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/192111.jpg



What colors are these? What colors were available on slotted wheels? Thanks Smile
  Topic: Swap Meet Engine
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat May 06, 2017 10:02 pm   Subject: Re: Swap Meet Engine
This answer is long. So I'll just say:

Experience.
  Topic: 56 Wyoming Oval from Bug Doctor Don
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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat May 06, 2017 6:27 pm   Subject: Re: 56 Wyoming Oval from Bug Doctor Don
I lived in Laramie from '05-06, I definitely remember this car out at Don's. Really cool to see that it has gone to a good home.

I know I took a picture of the oval but who knows where that is now. ...
  Topic: 1968 Deluxe resurrection
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 05, 2017 5:00 pm   Subject: Re: 1968 Deluxe resurrection
That is looking VERY promising!

What's your method?
  Topic: Bus shirt on Blipshift
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu May 04, 2017 12:19 pm   Subject: Re: Bus shirt on Blipshift
Mmm... the ultra rare 21 window barndoor with pointed/slash (opposite '65?) bumpers.

Is it that hard to get a couple details right? I couldn't wear that, it would drive me nuts.
  Topic: Gary's 1959 Single Cab Project
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 02, 2017 4:20 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab
Thanks for the information on the trans. I will take care of that after the front suspension and steering is taken care of.

As far as the beam goes, is there a benefit to having a bay window beam o ...
  Topic: Gary's 1959 Single Cab Project
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Replies: 85
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 9:50 am   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab
You should come out to the Spring Meet this coming Saturday morning at Bellevue Community College. It's a great event.

I wish I could make it! But, I'm climbing Mt. St. Helens that day. You have to ...
  Topic: Gary's 1959 Single Cab Project
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Replies: 85
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2017 10:45 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab
You should come out to the Spring Meet this coming Saturday morning at Bellevue Community College. It's a great event.
  Topic: Gary's 1959 Single Cab Project
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Replies: 85
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 10:59 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Single Cab
Long way to go to bring that one back to stock (if that's your intent), but you can definitely drive it and fix things as you go for a good long while.

Where in Washington are you? The wife and I m ...
  Topic: Devalued if the taillights has been changed? Diff from 60-62?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:03 pm   Subject: Re: Devalued if the taillights has been changed? Diff from 60-62?

Buses that grew up in Europe were often up-dated to larger tail and turn lights for safety inspections.


Busses in Europe came with bullets through 1963.

I've got to throw the flag on that on ...
  Topic: Devalued if the taillights has been changed? Diff from 60-62?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:02 pm   Subject: Re: Devalued if the taillights has been changed? Diff from 60-62?
from 62 owners manual:
This bus has euro lights.
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/mighetto/62t2_p54p55.jpg
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/mighetto/62t2_p58p59.jpg


That ...
  Topic: Vent Wing Resto. Thats easy and really works.
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 29, 2017 8:47 am   Subject: Re: Vent Wing Resto. Thats easy and really works.
Here is a link to my thread on how I did it.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=8031551&highlight=#8031551https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1485660.jpg
Kurt

I wouldn't sa ...
 
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