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  Topic: Transmission side cover replacement
Joey

Replies: 3
Views: 160

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:26 pm   Subject: Re: Corroded transmission side covers
I thought the gasket stacking was for the axle flange. All the differential side covers I've removed only ever had one gasket.
  Topic: Transmission side cover replacement
Joey

Replies: 3
Views: 160

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:53 am   Subject: Transmission side cover replacement
I pulled the '68 transmission out of my '56 Beetle to fix some leaks. I discovered after I cleaned all the grease and grime from the case the diff side covers are pretty corroded...

https://www.the ...
  Topic: Identifying transmissions
Joey

Replies: 3
Views: 128

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:10 pm   Subject: Re: Identifying transmissions
Here's some info on VW transmissions...

http://vw.zenseeker.net/Transaxle.htm

Also, in the "Tehnical" section of TheSamba under VIN/Chassis numbers in the "Rear Axle" column. ...
  Topic: Identifying transmissions
Joey

Replies: 3
Views: 128

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 4:25 am   Subject: Re: Identifying transmissions
The one with the letter A is from a '71 and later type 1 which has a 4.125 r&p. The other one if it's a swing axle could to be a '63 type 3 unit also with a 4.125 r&p.
  Topic: Stock spindle and link pin install...Solved!
Joey

Replies: 10
Views: 400

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:50 am   Subject: Re: Stock spindle and link pin install...Solved!
When I was pressing my spindles back together one spindle went together perfect the first time. The other spindle took about a half dozen tries until it went together correctly.

With the o-ring, I ...
  Topic: Stock spindle and link pin install...Solved!
Joey

Replies: 10
Views: 400

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:01 am   Subject: Re: Stock spindle and link pin install...help ad nauseam
Here's how Wagenswest checks the alignment and how I did mine...

http://www.wagenswest.com/how_to/how_to_images/how_to_flip_a_spindle_images/flip-24.jpg
  Topic: Stock spindle and link pin install...Solved!
Joey

Replies: 10
Views: 400

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:21 am   Subject: Re: Stock spindle and link pin install...help ad nauseam
Sounds like the link pins are not parallel with each other in the knuckle.
  Topic: Using two adjustable tie rods?
Joey

Replies: 9
Views: 429

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 12:35 pm   Subject: Re: Using two adjustable tie rods?
The length of just the adjustable tube is 17½".
  Topic: Using two adjustable tie rods?
Joey

Replies: 9
Views: 429

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:13 am   Subject: Re: Using two adjustable tie rods?
My original non-adjustable tierod on my '60 measures 21" center to center.
  Topic: Raising your lowered bus to stock height (saving buses)
Joey

Replies: 331
Views: 52150

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 2:28 am   Subject: Re: Raising your lowered bus to stock height (saving buses)
Here's my '60...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1567371.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1815624.jpg
  Topic: possible root causes for Throw-out shaft arm to brake
Joey

Replies: 15
Views: 279

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:38 am   Subject: Re: possible root causes for Throw-out shaft arm to brake
Heavy duty clutch pressure plate?
  Topic: early failures
Joey

Replies: 24
Views: 1486

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:09 am   Subject: Re: early failures
cdennisg, good to know about the quality boot but does this mean the bolt on type is not a good choice? I am still learning so be easy Wink

http://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=C2 ...
  Topic: Split-bus nose on a Bay-window bus?
Joey

Replies: 5
Views: 325

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:05 am   Subject: Re: Split-bus nose on a Bay-window bus?
There was a company selling conversion kits. Baysplit? They look like ass to me.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/182810.jpg

I...I think I'd roll that.

Yep... right off a cliff.
  Topic: door handle too long?
Joey

Replies: 15
Views: 484

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:46 am   Subject: Re: door handle too long?
Disappointed to find this late in the project.

When dealing with aftermarket sheet metal and parts it's always a good idea to test fit everything. I would still let Klassic Fab know about the defec ...
  Topic: Brake backing plate availability
Joey

Replies: 14
Views: 376

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:02 am   Subject: Re: Brake backing plate availability
I just drilled a hole in my drum. Makes adjustment way easier than crawling under the bus.
  Topic: Samba member post lines that are quote and signature worthy
Joey

Replies: 102
Views: 10424

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:48 pm   Subject: Re: Samba member post lines that are quote and signature worthy
I will murder you, skin you, and wear you like a human suit in order to assimilate myself seamlessly into your lifestyle, and thus obtain that car.
  Topic: 64 Kombi restoration (Formerly know as the "partial restore”)
Joey

Replies: 659
Views: 49824

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:11 pm   Subject: Re: 64 Kombi partial restore
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1801185.jpg

You're leaving it outside!!! Shocked Razz

Great chatting with you and your family yesterday. Congrats on the Mayer's choice award.
  Topic: 64 Kombi restoration (Formerly know as the "partial restore”)
Joey

Replies: 659
Views: 49824

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:29 am   Subject: Re: 64 Kombi partial restore
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1800988.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1800987.jpg

I saw the bus yesterday. Looks as good as in the pics if not better.
  Topic: Drag link end replacement
Joey

Replies: 3
Views: 198

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:19 am   Subject: Re: Drag link end replacement
On the side opposite of the pin where the outer edge is rolled over the center cap, you can hammer on the rolled over edge a bit which should tighten the pin up. I did this to a tierod end once to pas ...
  Topic: Transmission / frozen shift rod question
Joey

Replies: 20
Views: 576

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 4:27 pm   Subject: Re: transmission question
http://www.wolfsburgwest.com/cart/DetailsList.cfm?ID=111711175B
 
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