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  Topic: Are parts hoarders killing our hobby?
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 9:06 am   Subject: Are parts hoarders killing our hobby?
Apocalypse allready came and went.......it was called EBAY .


Not sorry I didnt horde one bit.

Great split window camper bus.....Show winning hot rod Ghia and just a few storage tubs of spare ...
  Topic: Are parts hoarders killing our hobby?
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Replies: 117
Views: 10531

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 6:45 am   Subject: Are parts hoarders killing our hobby?
So let me get this straight, The people who don't have anything are upset at the people who keep a stash of parts for there hobby? Think Think




Rolling Eyes


You need to learn the difference bet ...
  Topic: Are parts hoarders killing our hobby?
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Replies: 117
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:03 am   Subject: Are parts hoarders killing our hobby?
Being "hoarded" is one of the ways old cars get preserved.
If they are continuously repaired and driven then they get worn out or crashed or rusted in 20 years, so how do they last 40? b ...
  Topic: Traffic Stop
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 7:14 am   Subject: Traffic Stop
Colorado plates= cop stop out of state


Especially with a vintage VW.

With the newfound priveledges, comes extra persecution. Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Drinking and buying on The Samba
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:45 am   Subject: Re: Drinking and buying on The Samba
Anyone else guilty of this? Sometimes I may have one too many cocktails while surfing the classifieds late at night. Bought countless parts I didnt need. Mostly little stuff. Drinking sure can ma ...
  Topic: Air cooled V-12
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Aug 08, 2015 6:12 am   Subject: Air cooled V-12
Fascinating !

Never really paid attention to the Franklin cars. Now I wanna find a pre 1930 version to oogle over.

Thanks for the link ! Wink
  Topic: New guy here
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:15 pm   Subject: New guy here
Nice, I see it has the Pernandle transmission.


.......and a obligatory deadhead and peace sign stickers !!! Smile
  Topic: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:06 pm   Subject: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
Thanks Bryan, your a champ.........I have been in air coolers since 1976.........

Im sure your far more experienced and worthy than I . http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p117/250tzr/Decorated%20 ...
  Topic: Soldier Field July 3/4/5 - Farewell Dead Show
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2015 7:35 am   Subject: Soldier Field July 3/4/5 - Farewell Dead Show
Dead and Company......now THAT looks like it might have potential.

If they keep Mayers vocals in the far background, and let Bobby take the lead vocal duties........

Then if they let Mayer go he ...
  Topic: How to ID your camper (westy and non-westy)
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2015 7:19 am   Subject: How to ID your camper (westy and non-westy)
Any ideas ? Popcorn
Compare your bus to the pictures of various camper buses in this thread.

If it doesn't match, I'd think it was either a camper company not listed there..., or possibly a v ...
  Topic: How to ID your camper (westy and non-westy)
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2015 8:13 am   Subject: How to ID your camper (westy and non-westy)
Any ideas ? Popcorn
  Topic: What is your favorite gear?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2015 3:30 am   Subject: What is your favorite gear?
Stock 40 horse, with big nut boxes on a camper bus.........3rd is relaxing on small winding backroads out where no cars are.

Great for goin slow and really smelling all the roses.

4th out in the ...
  Topic: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:49 am   Subject: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
You did get beat up here. Twisted Evil

Hey, you can buy reflective tape and stick that directly on your paint for even cheaper! Smile

Please don't do that

No worrys Everette, I knew I was in f ...
  Topic: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:29 am   Subject: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
Im not being the hater........I just see it from a typical small town budget guys perspective.

The thing I hate is the fact split window busses have evolved into a rich mans hobby.

I have been a ...
  Topic: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:36 am   Subject: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
Allright, allright !

The friggen thing is AMAZING and AWESOME and worth every single nickle ! Rolling Eyes


Now havnt you haters got busses to restore for some millionaire in Hollywood ?

And I ...
  Topic: monumental stupidity or plain raw insanity?
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PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:57 am   Subject: monumental stupidity or plain raw insanity?
Musta been thinking you didnt have enough pain, agony and frustration to make you waste a years time allready !!!

A early steel bumper MGB........maybe.......but a Midget ?? Rolling Eyes


I used ...
  Topic: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
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Replies: 50
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:47 am   Subject: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
Thanks very much for the link...........but, $ 45 ??????? Shocked

I could MAYBE see $ 20................

Somebody in Utah is trying to fund a 23 window restoration !! Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Iím driving cross country in a 1962 VW Baja Bug!
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:24 am   Subject: Iím driving cross country in a 1962 VW Baja Bug!
Good to see your still voyageing !

As for the fan. If it were me, I would keep medium tension on the belt and carry a spare. Check it often.

I would also warm the engine up with a few miles of ...
  Topic: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 4:10 am   Subject: Slow Moving Vehicle Magnet
Where can I buy these removeable magnetic signs by mailorder in the USA ?

I wish I would have had these for the last 20 years !!



http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx323/Sixxpak/4311084_zpsm ...
  Topic: Auto Union van
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 2:54 pm   Subject: Auto Union van
Looks maybe front watercooled engine ? Maybe front wheel drive ?

Gotta love the front suicide doors. Curved rear corner glass, like on a 23 window bus.

Aerodynamic hood and one piece front w ...
 
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