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  Topic: Died at a stop light , ideas on the cause?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:13 pm   Subject: Re: Died at a stop light , ideas on the cause?
Closed point gap would be my first guess.

Second is a bad condenser.

Third is both failed.

Swap the old set back in and see what happens.
  Topic: Shipping a lowered bus on a carrier : advice
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:17 pm   Subject: Re: Shipping a lowered bus on a carrier : advice
Raise it as high as you can. Even if the rear wheels tuck under. The new owner can bring it back down. Some of those loading dock and truck approach angles are rough!
  Topic: Most random NOS part?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:32 pm   Subject: Re: Most random NOS part?
This is my winner for the day. NOS barndoor wiper arms. Bases are aluminum and anodized. They look chromed.

These and the sunvisor are up for grabs from George @ the Butcher Shop. (this isn't an a ...
  Topic: Most random NOS part?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:28 pm   Subject: Re: Most random NOS part?
NOS deluxe sunvisor.


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  Topic: Most random NOS part?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:20 pm   Subject: Re: Most random NOS part?
In the spirit of keeping this thread interesting, I bring this to the table. An NOS center pillar section with safari tab welded on. Why it isn't complete is way beyond me!

https://www.thesamba.com ...
  Topic: Authentic looking Repop Safari Weld Ons
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:56 pm   Subject: Re: Authentic looking Repop Safari Weld Ons
Thanks Clara. The middle piece is definitely the toughest to get right.

One day.....
  Topic: Authentic looking Repop Safari Weld Ons
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:54 pm   Subject: Authentic looking Repop Safari Weld Ons
I've looked at the repops available and I'm not too thrilled about them. Has anyone seen a set that has correct looking bends, angles and square nuts?

Or if anyone has a real set they want to part ...
  Topic: Preserving cover from a middle seat when removing
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:35 pm   Subject: Re: Preserving cover from a middle seat when removing
I would need some pics to understand what you're talking about.
  Topic: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:57 pm   Subject: Re: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
Just switched out the rear shocks from oil dampened to KYB Gas-a-just.

Should have done this a long time ago. Ass end stays planted. No change in ride height.

Longer test drive to OCTO tomorrow ...
  Topic: 67 straight axle swap. Tranny acting strange
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:28 am   Subject: Re: 67 straight axle swap. Tranny acting strange
I personally have used an adjustable shift copler up front in all of my past conversions. Some get away without having to do it but mine never shifter correctly without it.
  Topic: Headlight screw spacer
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:38 pm   Subject: Re: Headlight screw spacer
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=180652&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=80

From the BD headlight thread. Page 5 has the best info so far. Super early seems to have used ...
  Topic: Headlight screw spacer
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2018 9:05 am   Subject: Re: Headlight screw spacer
Aren't early ones made of aluminum? Its been a while but I could swear this is the case.
  Topic: Safaris discussion thread
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:21 pm   Subject: Re: Safaris discussion thread
Wow what a thread!

Here's a few questions to throw into the discussion that I didn't see answered in the thread.

First, are there repop weld on tabs that are close to OG?
Same with dash tabs
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  Topic: front dome light?
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:01 am   Subject: Re: front dome light?
Yes. its operated by the switch on the dome light itself, not the dash pod
  Topic: 36 DRLAs on a super mild 1776 fine tuning questions.
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:17 pm   Subject: 36 DRLAs on a super mild 1776 fine tuning questions.
Hey everyone. I've recently put a freshly built pair of 36 Dells on my very mild 1776. Idle is phenomenal and power throughout the RPM band is excellent.

So why am I posting? Basically its the dri ...
  Topic: Do I use the 40 Webers I have or get 36mm Dells for my 1776?
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:53 pm   Subject: Re: Do I use the 40 Webers I have or get 36mm Dells for my 1776?
Cool man, thanks. That's easy enough to check for.
  Topic: Do I use the 40 Webers I have or get 36mm Dells for my 1776?
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:22 pm   Subject: Re: Do I use the 40 Webers I have or get 36mm Dells for my 1776?
So like most of my best intended plans, time got away from me!

The 36s got a rebuild using CB kits. Put them on today and got them running. Clearly I'm no dual carb pro but they are way better than ...
  Topic: Full flowing assembled engine
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:48 pm   Subject: Re: Full flowing assembled engine
Thanks again for the replies everyone and the link. I'll be sure to post up how everything goes.

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  Topic: Full flowing assembled engine
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:01 pm   Subject: Re: Full flowing assembled engine
I've seen articles on how to full flow with pressure before but need to review it again. I didn't see anything on the Berg site so if you have a link I would definitely appreciate it.

As for the in ...
  Topic: Full flowing assembled engine
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2017 11:49 am   Subject: Full flowing assembled engine
Hey guys I did a few searches and didn't get the answers I was looking for. I'll be pulling my engine for some other work and wanted to FF it at the same time. Every tutorial I've read says to pull al ...
 
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