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  Topic: My '70 Bus
MonkeySee

Replies: 111
Views: 53465

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:36 pm   Subject: Re: My '70 Bus
Wish my Ď70 looked like that.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1972220.jpg
  Topic: 1970 bus trailer hitch install
MonkeySee

Replies: 47
Views: 22418

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat May 11, 2019 1:00 pm   Subject: Re: 1970 bus trailer hitch install
Here is one of Jeremy's early bay hitches doing some work!
What motor are you running to pull that trailer?
  Topic: Allstate Trailers and Wheel Wobble
MonkeySee

Replies: 38
Views: 19613

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:47 am   Subject: Re: Allstate Trailers and Wheel Wobble
Iíd trade my Allstate and my Besco folding trailer for one of those.
  Topic: Bays and trailers
MonkeySee

Replies: 351
Views: 116664

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:59 am   Subject: Re: Bays and trailers
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1888473.jpg

Is that non used hitch really attached with chains?... sigb.... I hope not.
It is. Thatís how they did temp hitches back in the days of big soli ...
  Topic: Bays and trailers
MonkeySee

Replies: 351
Views: 116664

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:06 pm   Subject: Re: Bays and trailers
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1888473.jpg
  Topic: 1970 bus trailer hitch install
MonkeySee

Replies: 47
Views: 22418

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:20 am   Subject: Re: 1970 bus trailer hitch install
Anyone know the turnaround time on an order?
  Topic: Besco folding trailer behind my bug!
MonkeySee

Replies: 61
Views: 42428

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:48 pm   Subject: Re: Besco folding trailer behind my bug!
I do need help with finding the female, vehicle side of this plug.
PN 805.504 They call it "connector cable with plug to the car"
Any and all help appreciated.
https://www.thesamba.com/v ...
  Topic: Besco folding trailer behind my bug!
MonkeySee

Replies: 61
Views: 42428

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:31 pm   Subject: Re: Besco folding trailer behind my bug!
So this happened again over the weekend. This time from McAllen, TX. This one is in better shape than the one from Tampa. Neither one have the carrier so I'm looking for a carrier in any condition so ...
  Topic: Besco folding trailer behind my bug!
MonkeySee

Replies: 61
Views: 42428

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: Besco folding trailer behind my bug!
Just flew out and bought another one in FL. Brought it back on a plane.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1870005.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1870006.jpg
  Topic: rpm gauge hookup
MonkeySee

Replies: 15
Views: 705

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 6:04 am   Subject: Re: rpm gauge hookup
This is a beetle firewall tin.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1816765.jpg
This is a bus firewall tin.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1816766.jpg
If you're running a dog house co ...
  Topic: rpm gauge hookup
MonkeySee

Replies: 15
Views: 705

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 5:49 am   Subject: Re: rpm gauge hookup

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1815752.jpg

I don't mean to throw this discussion off or anything but are you using a bay bus firewall tin on your bug?
  Topic: Bus Photography
MonkeySee

Replies: 2062
Views: 418720

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 5:23 am   Subject: Re: Bus Photography
Hereís a final edit from my last photo shoot.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1807433.jpg
And my obligatory photo request.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1807434.jpg
  Topic: Z bed?
MonkeySee

Replies: 27
Views: 8310

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:56 am   Subject: Re: Z bed?
Do these look like reproductions? The seat frame mounting pieces, where the worm clamps go, are one piece pressed with the curve that matches the frame. ..
What do y'all think?
  Topic: Z bed?
MonkeySee

Replies: 27
Views: 8310

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:46 am   Subject: Re: Z bed?
I realize this thread is 9 years old but I'm hoping the original players are still hanging around.
I bought what was presented to me as an original Zbed setup. I cleaned it all up and replaced some ...
  Topic: DPD Air Conditioning for type 2 bus? FAQ
MonkeySee

Replies: 168
Views: 44341

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:48 pm   Subject: Re: DPD Air Conditioning for type 2 bus? FAQ
... There was a unit available for campers that fit under the jumpseat with a duct that stuck up behind the drivers seat and blew fore and aft, ... rare but not impossible to find.
I have one I'll tr ...
  Topic: Hurst Shifter rebuild
MonkeySee

Replies: 116
Views: 60249

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:47 pm   Subject: Re: Hurst Shifter rebuild
Picked up an old Hurst shifter at a swap meet just for the shift ball and I was looking at it today and turns out it's missing a few pieces. The bottom plate, the side spring that pushes to third/four ...
  Topic: Trigger shifter woes
MonkeySee

Replies: 13
Views: 2323

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:54 pm   Subject: Re: Hurst Copper Trigger shifter
Came across this in a search for a copper Hurst shifter.
Turns out the bug I'm working on has a copper shifter in it and all along I thought the chrome had all peeled away.
My question is how do I ...
  Topic: LED Headlights now no highbeam
MonkeySee

Replies: 22
Views: 2585

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:43 am   Subject: Re: LED Headlights now no highbeam

"but I guess it isn't annoying enough to inspire me to go through and clean every single ground/connection."
Hit that nail on the head. I don't drive mine that much at night as well so it ...
  Topic: LED Headlights now no highbeam
MonkeySee

Replies: 22
Views: 2585

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:51 pm   Subject: Re: LED Headlights now no highbeam
Have not gotten this resolved. I just drive around on the low beams and actually that's sufficient for now. As far as fitment goes I did have to grind down some of the cooling fins on the back to get ...
  Topic: Bugs with dually wheels.
MonkeySee

Replies: 7
Views: 752

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:20 pm   Subject: Re: Bugs with dually wheels.
....it's hard on the wheel bearings and trailing arms...
If the geometry stays the same, IE the center of the dual wheels stays centered with the hub, would it still be hard on the bearings and tra ...
 
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