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  Topic: Funny questions from passersby
Lind

Replies: 35
Views: 954

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:18 am   Subject: Re: Funny questions from passersby
Has anyone else had strange questions from bystanders?I was driving my '65 doublecab and stopped at a stoplight in Portland Oregon a few years back, and someone in the car next to me asked if we were ...
  Topic: Dennis Collins panel van score
Lind

Replies: 42
Views: 3582

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: Dennis Collins panel van score
The direction this thread has gone shows a lot of negative something whether itís envy or what I donít know. Iíve now dealt with Dennis personally and spent a few days with him. A: heís more of a c ...
  Topic: Dennis Collins panel van score
Lind

Replies: 42
Views: 3582

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:42 am   Subject: Re: Dennis Collins panel van score
Just a heads up to anyone who might believe that reality shows are real. They are not. They have scripts, and story editors who make it exciting for you, the viewer. It is usually a bunch of stupid ...
  Topic: Frankenbus: not a permanent mod, get it moving
Lind

Replies: 4
Views: 488

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 9:35 pm   Subject: Re: Frankenbus: not a permanent mod, get it moving
The original transmission is problematic, in that not many people rebuild split case transmissions anymore, and some of the syncros are no longer available for them. Split case transmissions are weak ...
  Topic: Help with Id'ing our old Bus
Lind

Replies: 13
Views: 540

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 1:44 pm   Subject: Re: Help with Id'ing our old Bus
The photo says that it was colorized, so I assume it was black and white to start with. The bus was likely beige grey on top and sealingwax red on the bottom. Only two roof tent mounts on a high hin ...
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
Lind

Replies: 19173
Views: 3761938

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 3:57 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
The destination according to the M code plate was Germany.Great score!!
Pics of the m-code plate??

There are two other so-42 pop-tops with factory belly pans that I know of, I used to own one of t ...
  Topic: How to remove a rusted on lower door hinge and fix it
Lind

Replies: 2
Views: 204

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 3:46 pm   Subject: Re: how to remove a rusted on lower door hinge and fix it
thanks for sharing. Maybe all your videos should be in one thread Or add them to threads that already exist on the subject.I second that idea.
  Topic: 1951 Deluxe Micro Bus discovered - Second Oldest Samba
Lind

Replies: 77
Views: 41620

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:02 am   Subject: Re: 1951 Deluxe Micro Bus discovered - Second Oldest Samba
Early '51 deluxes have a slightly different shape to the dash than late '51 deluxes.
  Topic: Dove Blue Thread...
Lind

Replies: 449
Views: 154972

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:17 am   Subject: Re: Dove Blue Thread...
so anyone that knows me knows dove blue is my favorite bus color.

lately I've been dreaming about beige grey over dove blue.

it might convince me to actually paint my bg/tr (far far far from ori ...
  Topic: Sequential ownership
Lind

Replies: 3
Views: 402

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 03, 2021 6:41 am   Subject: Re: Sequential ownership
Awesome journey and awesome buses through your journey.

I own a bunch, but I only have one daily driver at a time. Throughout the years starting in 1992:
'66 deluxe sunroof
'61 standard microb ...
  Topic: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
Lind

Replies: 184
Views: 59554

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 10:47 am   Subject: Re: Northern Arizona 1950 Panel, Sudfunk
Lind,

came across the SŁdfunk bus when I saw your line-up in an other thread.
That bus is awesome! Itís from my hometown and I started googling around a bit:

https://www.radiogeschichte.de/92- ...
  Topic: Original Paint.... Let's Talk Patina.
Lind

Replies: 1629
Views: 322785

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:16 pm   Subject: Re: Original Paint.... Let's Talk Patina.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2192539.jpg

That deluxe is sweet patina perfection. The bumper is incredible, they rarely survive like that.
  Topic: 1959 Restored 23-Window feedback
Lind

Replies: 81
Views: 6030

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 01, 2021 11:46 am   Subject: Re: 1959 Restored 23-Window feedback
So I guess ANYONE w/a VIN number can order a BC. Doesn't need proof of ownership and/or other documentation to get one?

Kind of disturbing.
The factory makes you state that you are the owner when ...
  Topic: Original Paint.... Let's Talk Patina.
Lind

Replies: 1629
Views: 322785

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 01, 2021 6:37 am   Subject: Re: Original Paint.... Let's Talk Patina.
This has been one of my favorite threads and cant believe I never contributed.
This is my 1959 tourist delivery deluxe found sitting under a carport in Electra Tx 20+ years ago.


Yours is only ...
  Topic: Australian VW Kombi
Lind

Replies: 11
Views: 594

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 9:02 pm   Subject: Re: Australian VW Kombi
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2192342.jpg

Definitely German made body.
  Topic: Australian VW Kombi
Lind

Replies: 11
Views: 594

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:38 pm   Subject: Re: AUSTRALIAN VW KOMBI
First, turn off the caps lock on your keyboard if you can.

Next some pictures would be great.

That VIN number is from March 1960 if it is German produced. 1960 is right around when Australia ...
  Topic: What is the most buses you have driven to a single show?
Lind

Replies: 26
Views: 1044

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 12:59 pm   Subject: Re: What is the most buses you have driven to a single show?
This is Awesome Lind! I expect no less from you at all future shows. It will be at least several years before I do another display like this one. It was fun, but it was a bunch of work.

There m ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Lind

Replies: 52873
Views: 5453092

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2021 5:56 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
To me it just seemed like an exaggerated number for a single cab even in that condition. I knew if I posted that EB would look it up and verify the claim.
Not for an ad with no price listed, those a ...
  Topic: 15" Radial Tires - Sizes and Vendors
Lind

Replies: 570
Views: 94608

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2021 10:08 pm   Subject: Re: 15" Radial Tires - Sizes and Vendors
I have driven my Achilles 195R15s (same specs as the thunderer rangers) for hours on end at 75mph. I have had them up to at least 82mph, and probably 85-86mph, and they feel solid as hell. I run the ...
  Topic: 15" Radial Tires - Sizes and Vendors
Lind

Replies: 570
Views: 94608

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2021 5:23 pm   Subject: Re: 15" Radial Tires - Sizes and Vendors
Just took off the thunderer ranger r101 tires 195r15c 8 ply off the front of my 64 bus that had pressure at 30 and it was like white knuckle driving. put on my other prospector suv tires 205 75 15 l ...
 
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