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  Topic: 67 T3 SQB body on a 69 SQB frame
RATTRP

Replies: 3
Views: 533

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:11 am   Subject: 67 T3 SQB body on a 69 SQB frame
Thanks for the info... I had no idea what I was going to do, I have cut the IRS rear engine hanger mounts out of the 69' body in hopes that I could weld them in on the 67' body.
My main concern in d ...
  Topic: 67 T3 SQB body on a 69 SQB frame
RATTRP

Replies: 3
Views: 533

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:45 am   Subject: 67 T3 SQB body on a 69 SQB frame
I am in the process of trying to make my 67 SQB body work on my 69 frame. Anyone done this, have any advice, pics etc...

Thanks to all!
  Topic: Wiring for a type 3 SQB
RATTRP

Replies: 6
Views: 713

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:04 am   Subject: Wiring for a type 3 SQB
Alright folks...
Another post from another lost and confused VW enthusiast! I am in the process of restoring my 69/67 VW SQB. I am doing a body swap from a 69 to a 67, I removed the wiring harness a ...
  Topic: Help in the DFW TX area
RATTRP

Replies: 6
Views: 496

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 2:00 pm   Subject: Help in the DFW TX area
Much thanks to all who replied... Kirk, where in Keller are ya'll meeting 2nite?
  Topic: Help in the DFW TX area
RATTRP

Replies: 6
Views: 496

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 11:40 am   Subject: Help in the DFW TX area
Howdy all...

I need to perform a body swap for my 69 SQB to a 68 SQB. I have the basic idea as to how to perform this, I was recommended to use camper lifts one at each fender area of the body to l ...
  Topic: fender removal
RATTRP

Replies: 11
Views: 992

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 8:02 pm   Subject: fender removal
It's easier just to cut the wires and then solder them back together when you reach that point. Then use the rubber insulated electrical tape and voila... you are back in business. Or the other method ...
  Topic: Door hinge - Broken weld
RATTRP

Replies: 6
Views: 937

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Feb 22, 2009 6:56 pm   Subject: Door hinge - Broken weld
Alright folks... I worked on getting the old hinge off yesterday and this is what I ended up with.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/526762.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/526763 ...
  Topic: What did you do for your Type 3 today?
RATTRP

Replies: 4345
Views: 642213

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:13 pm   Subject: What did you do for your Type 3 today?
Removed my passenger door to fix the weld for my broken hinge and finished cutting the rust out of my passenger floor pan. I swear... it's always SOMETHING!!! Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Looking for T3 SQB owners in DFW, Texas
RATTRP

Replies: 14
Views: 1144

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:25 pm   Subject: Looking for T3 SQB owners in DFW, Texas
Alright... so who in the local Texas area wants to sell me some floor pans for a Type 3? LOL... stupid question I know! Shocked
  Topic: Door hinge - Broken weld
RATTRP

Replies: 6
Views: 937

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:21 am   Subject: Door hinge - Broken weld
How might I go about removing the donor hinge from the post of the donor car? The nature of the hinge plate being so thin, makes it kind of hard to envision how to get them off without destroying them ...
  Topic: Door hinge - Broken weld
RATTRP

Replies: 6
Views: 937

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 6:34 pm   Subject: Door hinge - Broken weld
Alright folks... Got another one for ya! I removed my passenger door from my square knowing that the bottom hinge weld was broken, but now what? I have a donor car (68' square) with perfect doors and ...
  Topic: Looking for T3 SQB owners in DFW, Texas
RATTRP

Replies: 14
Views: 1144

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 6:00 pm   Subject: Looking for T3 SQB owners in DFW, Texas
Nice to know that there are at least a few of us out there! Very Happy
  Topic: Ghia floor pans on a Type 3?
RATTRP

Replies: 23
Views: 9427

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:53 pm   Subject: Ghia floor pans on a Type 3?
This is exactly what I was hoping for... This now gives me an idea of what I might expect when doing this myself. I have to agree with BobNotch, probably just using the inner most metal of the pans wo ...
  Topic: My First Type 3 project
RATTRP

Replies: 47
Views: 4585

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:07 pm   Subject: My First Type 3 project
Dude... that's not a project! It's pretty much ready to roll, that is a seriously nice looking ride! If you ever want to see a "project" come past my house and take a look at the turd in my ...
  Topic: Looking for T3 SQB owners in DFW, Texas
RATTRP

Replies: 14
Views: 1144

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 10:02 pm   Subject: Looking for T3 SQB owners in DFW, Texas
Get used to it. You is a rare breed!

Rare breed, hahaha... that's what my wife always says about me! Sadly, I think you are right though... T3 owners are few and far between around these parts. Wis ...
  Topic: Sandy the Squareback: A Student Budget Resto
RATTRP

Replies: 55
Views: 12284

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:57 pm   Subject: Sandy the Squareback: A Student Budget Resto
Nice square... I love the rubber chicken shift boot! The paint scheme of the engine tin is priceless, way to be original and think outside the box!!!
I also have to comment on the interior... I like ...
  Topic: Looking for T3 SQB owners in DFW, Texas
RATTRP

Replies: 14
Views: 1144

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:49 pm   Subject: Looking for T3 SQB owners in DFW, Texas
Hey all... looking for T3 SQB owners in the DFW, Texas area. Haven't seen a whole lot of type 3's roaming the streets. Just curious if there are any owners out there... speak up and make yourselves kn ...
  Topic: Ghia floor pans on a Type 3?
RATTRP

Replies: 23
Views: 9427

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:37 pm   Subject: Ghia floor pans on a Type 3?
Well, you are asking for the personal experience of a very small number of people, limited to those who have personally done pan replacement. It's gonna take more than 3 hours for that person to wand ...
  Topic: Ghia floor pans on a Type 3?
RATTRP

Replies: 23
Views: 9427

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 9:17 pm   Subject: Ghia floor pans on a Type 3?
Seriously... no one is going to answer? I could really use some help as could several others on this site. Any info/advice would be helpful... Thanks to all
  Topic: Ghia floor pans on a Type 3?
RATTRP

Replies: 23
Views: 9427

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:33 pm   Subject: Ghia floor pans on a Type 3?
Before you say "USE THE SEARCH OPTION", please just take a quick look.

I have read BobNotch's post... but as you all know if you have been lingering here on The Samba, this guy is amazing ...
 
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