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  Topic: Steering box ground wire confusion
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:06 am   Subject: Re: Steering box ground wire confusion
I've never heard of anyone putting a bay steering box into a split bus. I think that is what they did. I need to make sure this thing is safe for the owner. It definitely isn't at the moment. I'll ...
  Topic: Steering box ground wire confusion
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:03 pm   Subject: Re: Steering box ground wire confusion
Another thing I forgot to mention is the nut for the steering wheel is not seated below the threads of the shaft. Or in other words the end of the shaft is just below the top of the nut. I haven't t ...
  Topic: Steering box ground wire confusion
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:57 am   Subject: Re: Steering box ground wire confusion
Here is what the bottom of the box looks like. It's like the style with the stand pipe but without the pipe.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2053036.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/ ...
  Topic: Steering box ground wire confusion
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:51 am   Subject: Steering box ground wire confusion
I hoping someone here can help me understand what I am working with. The bus I am working on, 1960 Kombi, appears to have been assembled with various parts just to make it sellable. Pretty much noth ...
  Topic: Karlsbader Reise film
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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:01 pm   Subject: Re: Karlsbader Reise film
Thanks for posting the link Finster. Someone refered to it as the Van Halen Radio Very Happy
  Topic: Karlsbader Reise film
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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:09 pm   Subject: Re: Karlsbader Reise film
Cool video with interesting details. Does anyone recognize the radio in the dash?

Josh
  Topic: Telefunken radio restoration
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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:01 am   Subject: Re: Telefunken radio restoration
Thanks, Ovally. I will inspect mine this weekend and see exactly what model I have.

Josh
  Topic: Telefunken radio restoration
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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:09 pm   Subject: Re: Telefunken radio restoration
Tom if you happen to find someone in the US please update the post. I have an ID51 or ID52 Telefunken, not sure what the difference is between the two, that I would like to have restored as well. I ...
  Topic: Rare 1962 Double Cab ?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:26 am   Subject: Re: Rare 1962 Double Cab ?
I think it looks cool. It looks like it was built by someone with old school skills or a coach builder. I was in Uruguay a couple times back in 2007. There were a lot of really nice old cars on the ...
  Topic: Is Dyno Tuning a Good Value?
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:04 pm   Subject: Re: Is Dyno Tuning a Good Value?
I don't recall who did but it was probably Ollie's. It's on the very bottom of their price list. http://www.olliesmachine.com/uploads/ollies_price_list_March_2019.pdf
  Topic: Is Dyno Tuning a Good Value?
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:13 am   Subject: Re: Is Dyno Tuning a Good Value?
Yes, I had the case vapor blasted by a place called

Cool thanks for the link. I'm in Florida. Last time I looked I was unable to find anyone in state that did vapor blasting. I have a 47 or 49? ...
  Topic: Is Dyno Tuning a Good Value?
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PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:23 am   Subject: Re: Is Dyno Tuning a Good Value?
Dynos are worth it if you have the ability to make changes. Whether its on a lap top or by changing jets, carbs, timing, distributors, exhausts, etc. Years ago I worked for a race shop that speciali ...
  Topic: Old documentation from dealership
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 6:00 am   Subject: Re: Old documentation from dealership
Yikes, a 12.82% APR! Also interesting is that the dealer installed AC was $395.
  Topic: Opinions on A/C
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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:30 am   Subject: Re: Opinions on A/C
I am almost 100% sure you could get a dealer installed AC like the red and light blue ones, with rectangular center vent, above for both Ghias and type 3 back in the 60's. There was also a funky rear ...
  Topic: Need info on IRS conversion for stock height (or higher) bus
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:58 pm   Subject: Re: Need info on IRS conversion for stock height (or higher) bus
I don't see how a beetle trailing arm would be stronger. I wouldn't worry about the strength of the trailing arm unless you are building an off road vehicle. Are late bus stub axles available with 9 ...
  Topic: Need info on IRS conversion for stock height (or higher) bus
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:24 pm   Subject: Re: Need info on IRS conversion for stock height (or higher) bus
There is a thread on Samba with an IRS conversion using Bay window trailing arms which had been narrowed, early Bay spring plates and a Beetle trans. I believe the guy was in Florida and the Bus was ...
  Topic: 01P transmission valve body question
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PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:35 am   Subject: Re: 01P transmission valve body question
Cool, that's what I thought. My vendor asked me to confirm before he sent the parts.

Josh
  Topic: 01P transmission valve body question
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PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:48 am   Subject: 01P transmission valve body question
Can someone confirm that the 01P valve body in a 2000 EVC has 5 shift solenoids and 2 TCC/EPC solenoids like the 01M and not 6 shift and 1 TCC/ECP? I want to be sure to order the correct parts befor ...
  Topic: oval trans in a split help
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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:28 am   Subject: Re: oval trans in a split help
I pulled the crash box out of my 52 and installed a 1960 split case, non syncro 1st. trans that I rebuilt. My crash box needs to be overhauled and I didn't want to have a bunch of down time looking f ...
  Topic: 5mt gear mesh pattern - Subarugears
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PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2019 4:12 pm   Subject: Re: 5mt gear mesh pattern - Subarugears
I am no trans. expert but I think that looks pretty good and is very similar to the best pattern I got with mine. I am assuming you used the pinion depth tool. What shim stack did the tool recommen ...
 
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