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  Topic: Interstate 6V 19L battery Discontinued
My57Oval

Replies: 16
Views: 1369

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:33 pm   Subject: Re: Interstate 6V 19L battery Discontinued
Yes, I just ordered one. They have a 20% discount going on right now, so I picked up the battery for $100.79 after figuring in the core return. Not too bad!

https://www.napaonline.com/en/p/NBP7217L ...
  Topic: Vintage Battery box with 6V optima battery inside
My57Oval

Replies: 60
Views: 3828

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:38 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Battery box with 6V optima battery inside
I will buy (2) also. Can you send the design to a manufacturer in China? Have a couple hundred made. Idea

I can't believe Interstate discontinued! I love that battery. Now I will have to make su ...
  Topic: To drain a gas tank
My57Oval

Replies: 8
Views: 472

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:51 pm   Subject: Re: To drain a gas tank
Don't go the Shop Vac route!
  Topic: 21 window restored bus on Bringatrailer
My57Oval

Replies: 18
Views: 1832

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:28 pm   Subject: Re: 21 window restored bus on Bringatrailer
I'm sorry, but that thing was a mess to begin with. How may hundred holes did they just repair with filler...There is so much crap hidden by paint and panels. UGH. I wouldn't have even considered such ...
  Topic: Mystery Number stamped into Front clip
My57Oval

Replies: 107
Views: 26450

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:06 pm   Subject: Re: Mystery Number stamped into Front clip
My57Oval/1957/February 1st/L-324 Polar Silver/ "B"

Rob

"Owner"/ "Year"/ "Build Date"/ "Color"/ "Stamp #" /** Non USA

33Woodie / 19 ...
  Topic: Waso or toilet bowl ?
My57Oval

Replies: 10
Views: 776

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:04 am   Subject: Re: Waso or toilet bowl ?
Hi.

I installed an NOS Waso a couple of months ago in my Polar Silver Ď57. With a bit of fiddling i got it installed and working very nicely. Although i did have to trim my rubber mat to get it to ...
  Topic: Volks-Fair 19 - July 28th 2018 - Shrewsbury, MA
My57Oval

Replies: 22
Views: 1280

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:26 pm   Subject: Re: Volks-Fair 19 - July 28th 2018 - Shrewsbury, MA
How about doing a South Shore show, at least try it. I could probably get Murphy VW to sponsor it. It could be Nantasket Beach related. I could find a space near Weymouth or someplace. I know that BSV ...
  Topic: Volks-Fair 19 - July 28th 2018 - Shrewsbury, MA
My57Oval

Replies: 22
Views: 1280

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:44 pm   Subject: Re: Volks-Fair 19 - July 28th 2018 - Shrewsbury, MA
Somebody bring me some good 36HP shoeboxes eh? Any 36HP stuff.

Stan, can I use your Stingray again to ride around!

Rob
  Topic: 1400cc 36hp W.West D/P Eng. Build for Mike D.
My57Oval

Replies: 10
Views: 1150

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:36 pm   Subject: Re: 1400cc 36hp W.West D/P Eng. Build for Mike D.
Very cool. Put one on my motor will you? Laughing
  Topic: 36HP Line Boring shop US or CANADA
My57Oval

Replies: 25
Views: 4015

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:26 pm   Subject: Re: 36HP Line Boring shop US or CANADA
This guy. He's got Boston Bob's Rottler I believe. Waltham, MA

http://www.thegoldenbug.com/en/vw_shops/d733/suburban_engine_exchange

( Disclaimer - I don't really know the difference, better or ...
  Topic: 1400cc 36hp W.West D/P Eng. Build for Mike D.
My57Oval

Replies: 10
Views: 1150

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:11 pm   Subject: Re: 1400cc 36hp W.West D/P Eng. Build for Mike D.
Joe, that "beehive" sump looks pretty cool. I don't think I've ever seen one like that. What is it?

Rob

(did you open my crate yet? ( ~ ; )
  Topic: 36HP Line Boring shop US or CANADA
My57Oval

Replies: 25
Views: 4015

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:01 am   Subject: Re: 36HP Line Boring shop US or CANADA
I stand corrected.
https://www.rottlermfg.com/line-boring-machines.php

Anyway , there is a guy in these parts who has a vintage Rottler. Set up specifically for VW cases. Much better than half a ...
  Topic: 36HP Line Boring shop US or CANADA
My57Oval

Replies: 25
Views: 4015

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:52 am   Subject: Re: 36HP Line Boring shop US or CANADA
Eh. Too me it does yeah. Its a matter of correctness. Just like i hate the word repop. No such word. Just came into vogue because people are too lazy to use the proper word.

Itís a reproduction no ...
  Topic: 36HP Line Boring shop US or CANADA
My57Oval

Replies: 25
Views: 4015

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:27 pm   Subject: Re: 36HP Line Boring shop US or CANADA
I think it's "align boring", not line boring. As to align all the bearing saddles so the crank will sit true in said saddles. Eh?

R
  Topic: 1955 questions - Tail light wiring. Fuel reserve tap. Tar boards
My57Oval

Replies: 9
Views: 522

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:12 pm   Subject: Re: 1955 questions - Tail light wiring. Fuel reserve tap. Tar boards
For the tar boards, get a crappy used oven and bake them for 30 minutes at 250 degrees. Then remove and reshape, place back in engine bay with oven gloves.

I'm not keen on the WW/WCM replacements a ...
  Topic: 1950 Barndoor Deluxe from TURKEY
My57Oval

Replies: 16
Views: 3664

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:41 pm   Subject: Re: 1950 Barndoor Deluxe from TURKEY
This bus would look really cool rolling on those gigantic gears. Just think of the terrain it could (not) cover!

Is there no VIN # on this thing that could put the question of YOM to rest?

R
  Topic: Wolfsburg West Okrasa kit - Feedback Thread
My57Oval

Replies: 54
Views: 27170

PostForum: Vintage Speed   Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:27 pm   Subject: Re: Wolfsburg West Okrasa kit - Feedback Thread
Joe, just saw your video, of the motor running, the blue background. Fantastic video! And the motor looks great.

Rob
  Topic: Inherited My Granddad's '57 Beetle
My57Oval

Replies: 368
Views: 60481

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:11 pm   Subject: Re: Inherited My Granddad's '57 Beetle
Nice work. But, you don't have to stretch those PRod tubes out that far. Just a little wiggle, out a couple of mm will be sufficient.

Rob
  Topic: Green Single Cab on Mecum >>
My57Oval

Replies: 6
Views: 308

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:54 pm   Subject: Re: Green Single Cab on Mecum >>
'70, that would be cool if you could post the article!

Rob
  Topic: Nantasket Beach, Hull, MA Sunday 6/10/18
My57Oval

Replies: 2
Views: 172

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:25 pm   Subject: Nantasket Beach, Hull, MA Sunday 6/10/18
General car show, but myself and at least a couple or more Air Cooled cars are showing up! Please come!!!! - Go for a swim, the water is 59 degrees, high tide @ 9AM.

Rob
 
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