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  Topic: Help me identify rims please
Malokin Martin

Replies: 5
Views: 250

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:05 pm   Subject: Re: Help me identify rims please
For the nuance of the sale, I would include the date of the rim in the add title. Some bus nerds like to find the correct month rim. The date code is right by your upper left lug nut in the picture
  Topic: As luck would have it date matched case half to m plate
Malokin Martin

Replies: 6
Views: 416

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2020 11:32 am   Subject: Re: As luck would have it date matched case half to m plate
I thought they were cast together, so you can't mix and match halves.
  Topic: 1959 “Hans Foreign Motors” Single Cab
Malokin Martin

Replies: 24
Views: 2220

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:30 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 “Hans Foreign Motors” Single Cab
I'm confused on the before and after shots. Usually logos get more faint after cleaning but yours look way stronger??? Or did you touch them up?mg]

X2

Whatever you did looks nice and not super ...
  Topic: Thanks - Veteran's Day
Malokin Martin

Replies: 49
Views: 2233

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:11 pm   Subject: Re: Thanks - Veteran's Day
Whoops! Sorry bout the flag! I’m sure your decorations were correct today
  Topic: Thanks - Veteran's Day
Malokin Martin

Replies: 49
Views: 2233

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:41 pm   Subject: Re: Thanks - Veteran's Day
#’Merica

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1968188.jpg

Proud of mom. WAC Before ‘ladies’ really did that sort of thing. Able to shoot an Ak with accuracy AND she still knows how to drive a ...
  Topic: Alaska Airlines Single Cab
Malokin Martin

Replies: 48
Views: 15152

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:46 am   Subject: Re: Alaska Airlines Single Cab
Nobody should put baby in the corner....
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1962154.jpg
  Topic: Bus mid mount
Malokin Martin

Replies: 36
Views: 1656

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:41 pm   Subject: Re: Bus mid mount
I roll a 1962 double cab with stock reduction boxes and a larger than stock displacement motor

My story went like:

1.) Front trans mount broke > Everything out - new repro front mount

1,00 ...
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
Malokin Martin

Replies: 4473
Views: 354552

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:15 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
Weird safari's. The latches are mounted in the windshield glass. Shocked

I’m thinking maybe those are the Brazilian ones with the wrong seals
  Topic: How to find letter on faded signwriten panelvan ?
Malokin Martin

Replies: 27
Views: 1312

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:56 pm   Subject: Re: how to find letter on faded signwriten panelvan ?
Have you tried a black light? I’ve heard it works with the old school leaded paint. I haven't tried it yet though, so no promises.
  Topic: Original interior refurb, paint or leave?
Malokin Martin

Replies: 9
Views: 481

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:27 pm   Subject: Re: Original interior refurb, paint or leave?
I would vote 4 just way more detailed than what you have. It would be a super fun project if you had patience and a sander.

Value-wise, a simple sand/varnish with some of the imperfections would m ...
  Topic: Can anyone reccomend a cheap aftermarket gas gauge for a 66 spli
Malokin Martin

Replies: 7
Views: 243

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:32 pm   Subject: Re: Can anyone reccomend a cheap aftermarket gas gauge for a 66 spli
https://image.shutterstock.com/image-photo/wooden-ruler-260nw-48873385.jpg

Super cheap. Use it for 2 months and save up? plenty of people did it in the 40’s and 50’s.
  Topic: Original Canopy Hoops
Malokin Martin

Replies: 17
Views: 2020

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:27 pm   Subject: Original Canopy Hoops


10 years too late, but you can get these off a “thing”. I don’t know which part they’re for, but they’re exactly the same.
  Topic: 4th gear pop
Malokin Martin

Replies: 4
Views: 260

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 4:03 pm   Subject: Re: 4th gear pop
Also check the mounts in general. If the front mount is cracked, the shifter will feel like it drifts on corners as well as front to back when you stop.
  Topic: Rare 1962 Double Cab ?
Malokin Martin

Replies: 34
Views: 2100

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:20 pm   Subject: Re: Rare 1962 Double Cab ?
Mcode 570 I think: it was that rare one where it plays then entire “Slippery when wet” album on repeat from speakers mounted under the bondo

(Unique can be fun though! enjoy!)
  Topic: The circus balloon bread bus AKA "the clown bus".
Malokin Martin

Replies: 48
Views: 9216

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:39 pm   Subject: Re: The circus balloon bread bus AKA "the clown bus".
I get it... the logos were awful for most people. But then... why buy a unique history panel bus and spend tons of time erasing it back to generic. There’s plenty of other panel options out there with ...
  Topic: 40 horse to 1600+ engine apron/lid swap
Malokin Martin

Replies: 13
Views: 650

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:19 pm   Subject: Re: 40 horse to 1600+ engine apron/lid swap
Thank you for the info!!
  Topic: 21 Window deluxe Double Door production numbers
Malokin Martin

Replies: 9
Views: 882

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:01 pm   Subject: Re: 21 Window deluxe Double Door production numbers
There was that white 21 window double door with the rainbows painted on the sides on here a while back. I remember it only because someone snaked it from someone else and there was an awesome drama ci ...
  Topic: Does anyone know of a working original VW Diag Computer?
Malokin Martin

Replies: 27
Views: 2744

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:08 pm   Subject: Re: Does anyone know of a working original VW Diag Computer?
The auto scans come up for sale from time to time. If you google the name of the machine “auto scan 402” I have seen them for sale. The two adds I saw, people had no idea what they were. I thought it ...
  Topic: 40 horse to 1600+ engine apron/lid swap
Malokin Martin

Replies: 13
Views: 650

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:46 am   Subject: Re: 40 horse to 1600+ engine apron/lid swap
The rear engine tin is a different size from my understanding
  Topic: 40 horse to 1600+ engine apron/lid swap
Malokin Martin

Replies: 13
Views: 650

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:22 pm   Subject: 40 horse to 1600+ engine apron/lid swap
Would someone mind walking me through which rear apron and deck lid I would need to switch up from a 40 horse (to 1600+)? I searched and didn’t see this answered, but maybe someone has a link?

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