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  Topic: Official august 58s transitional buses thread
Macca_nzl

Replies: 174
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 05, 2009 2:13 am   Subject: Official august 58s transitional buses thread
can't figure out how to post an image of my bus using my phone, my vin is 405771 currently in New Zealand - busses in NZ were generally CKD kits sent from Germany - it's a high taillight non pressed b ...
  Topic: california pop outs
Macca_nzl

Replies: 22
Views: 4474

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Aug 06, 2006 7:32 pm   Subject: california pop outs
Weren't those offered by the aftermarket industry in the 80s. They featured a frameless glass popout.

You've got to be kidding????? Right?

Nope. There must be a resurgence in the look. The Vol ...
  Topic: M-Code Plate Question......No Export Code
Macca_nzl

Replies: 5
Views: 696

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 2006 6:35 pm   Subject: M-Code Plate Question......No Export Code
Hey,

The 589593 is your chassis number

and I believe the

GRGRVFN is your colour combination.

221 would make it a Microbus w/cargo doors right, left hand drive, full middle seat

Macca
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Macca_nzl

Replies: 52723
Views: 5418100

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2006 3:08 pm   Subject: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Last time I looked these lights were just the fluted bus ones - came on busses here up till approx 1961 - Even if his price was a third of what it is now it would still be overpriced.

http://www.th ...
  Topic: original paint?
Macca_nzl

Replies: 16
Views: 1162

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 10:55 pm   Subject: original paint?
Postal Yellow Standard - Awesome

Mac
  Topic: What year is this speedo?
Macca_nzl

Replies: 12
Views: 1096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2006 8:49 pm   Subject: What year is this speedo?
Hi bus looks like a 61 or Earlier - It still has "Dollar" Tail-lights which are low mounted. That might explain the lack of fuel guage

Mac
  Topic: How many owners has your bus or buses had?
Macca_nzl

Replies: 34
Views: 3471

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2006 12:26 am   Subject: How many owners has your bus or buses had?
405771 - RHD Kombi

27-Jul-1959 - Thomas Park and Co - Florists delivery Bus.
19-Jun-1963 - Ronald Hammill
21-Jun-1989 - Nicholas James Newman
16-Nov-1989 - Ross Edward Templeton

Sometime bet ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Macca_nzl

Replies: 52723
Views: 5418100

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 6:27 pm   Subject: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Kinda reminiscint of a Bay Window Devon - Sorry to post a Bay window in the split section but ...... Its only as evidence

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/152028.jpg

https://www.thesamba. ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Macca_nzl

Replies: 52723
Views: 5418100

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2006 6:16 pm   Subject: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
6500 - Wierd Pop-top. Sure its RHD and has a nice Devon interior but when he says it has no rust???


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/pix/1218598.jpg

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifie ...
  Topic: Supernova Rockstar
Macca_nzl

Replies: 7
Views: 1134

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2006 5:52 pm   Subject: Supernova Rockstar
Thought that "Grace Slick" Was from Jefferson Airplane/Starship ?

Mac
  Topic: BD Dlx Jail-Bars
Macca_nzl

Replies: 13
Views: 3295

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2006 5:27 pm   Subject: BD Dlx Jail-Bars
I Heard that the uprights on the rear seat are different for BD

Mac
  Topic: Unknown Barndoor-style decklid prop
Macca_nzl

Replies: 23
Views: 5897

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sat Jul 01, 2006 8:41 pm   Subject: Unknown Barndoor-style decklid prop
BD Ambulance? - I'm assuming that that had a prop arm - and it would have been shorter because the size of the engine-lid was decreased on an Ambo?

Mac
  Topic: 1954 owners manual. Original or reprint?
Macca_nzl

Replies: 11
Views: 1524

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2006 5:19 am   Subject: 1954 owners manual. Original or reprint?
This is an original Dec 1954 Owners handbook - I believe the earlier ovals 54/55 are this colour - As an August '55 manual I have is a lighter blue - They then stayed with this lighter blue until the ...
  Topic: Barndoor Mafia
Macca_nzl

Replies: 17284
Views: 1898483

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2006 4:04 am   Subject: Barndoor Mafia
Door Panels are not screwed in.

Extra switch on the dash pod - White one.....


Mac
  Topic: that red line...?
Macca_nzl

Replies: 8
Views: 717

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2006 3:21 pm   Subject: that red line...?
Also over here, 50kph is the speed limit in built up areas.

Mac
  Topic: volcano stamping
Macca_nzl

Replies: 11
Views: 2370

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2006 9:37 pm   Subject: volcano stamping
I believe it is the early BUM logo, I have a cargo door lock from a 57 I believe that has the volcano and BUM underneath it, also the same on an early (No-handle groove) rear hatch- lock. These are a ...
  Topic: Ivory (l62) White Split buses
Macca_nzl

Replies: 20
Views: 6304

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 5:00 pm   Subject: Ivory (l62) White Split buses
In the tech section,

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2308.jpg

Mac
  Topic: How long did your project take?
Macca_nzl

Replies: 24
Views: 1783

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 11:42 pm   Subject: How long did your project take?
Had my bus since April '05 - I'd estimate at least another 2 years minimum.

Mac
  Topic: VW Spare Parts Boxes?
Macca_nzl

Replies: 10
Views: 2070

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2006 10:00 pm   Subject: VW Spare Parts Boxes?
The blue one looks alot like a spare bulb box - I think I have one lying round here somewhere

Mac
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
Macca_nzl

Replies: 52723
Views: 5418100

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 01, 2006 12:44 am   Subject: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
I have time to get started:

Paint job was done by a blind man - Obviously nothing was removed before paint - Chassis ID + Rear hatch lock to name some have both been painted.

Bumpers are 64+ Dia ...
 
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