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  Topic: splitpartsunlimited - ricardo - [email protected]
RichOakley

Replies: 334
Views: 103280

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Yesterday 5:15 am   Subject: Re: splitpartsunlimited - ricardo - [email protected]
Great to see you back Ricardo. Your products and service have always been first class. Good luck with everything.
  Topic: Kubel and Schwimmwagen destroyed in fire in Amsterdam
RichOakley

Replies: 104
Views: 45760

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:04 am   Subject: Re: Kubel and Schwimmwagen destroyed in fire in Amsterdam
Really pleased to see that you've made a start on this. Looking forward to updates as you progress.
  Topic: October 1952 photograph
RichOakley

Replies: 13
Views: 1522

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:25 am   Subject: Re: October 1952 photograph
... no Deluxe in that picture

Correct. Export, rather than Dlx.
  Topic: October 1952 photograph
RichOakley

Replies: 13
Views: 1522

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:29 am   Subject: Re: October 1952 photograph
That rear bumper looks pretty twisted at the ends.

No disrespect to Mr. Screaton, but we do live in the era of Photoshop, and it's tough to trust anything you don't have the original print of.

P ...
  Topic: October 1952 photograph
RichOakley

Replies: 13
Views: 1522

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:08 am   Subject: October 1952 photograph
This picture was recently published in the latest issue of the UK Historic Volkswagen Club magazine. It was submitted by my good friend Brian Screaton (I hope he doesnít mind me posting it here) and s ...
  Topic: Late Oval Convertible front seats
RichOakley

Replies: 5
Views: 334

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:19 am   Subject: Re: Late Oval Convertible front seats
Correct
  Topic: 1945 Split on Hemmings
RichOakley

Replies: 5
Views: 946

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:16 am   Subject: Re: 1945 split on Hemmings
Also advertised here, where it is has been for a few weeks now (Since 22nd May). https://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/carsforsale/volkswagen/beetle/2242681.html

It originally started out at £125,0 ...
  Topic: Possibly the UK's earliest RHD Beetle?
RichOakley

Replies: 2
Views: 363

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:13 am   Subject: Re: Possibly the UK's earliest RHD Beetle?
Hi Steve,

944 Beetles were imported into the UK in 1953 with the first ones being shipped in on 10th June.

The number plate on that car (8457 FM) was issued in 1964 so it must have originally be ...
  Topic: 1947 Beetle Restoration
RichOakley

Replies: 258
Views: 37144

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:43 am   Subject: Re: 1947 Beetle Restoration
Wonderful!
  Topic: 1947 Beetle Restoration
RichOakley

Replies: 258
Views: 37144

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2019 2:19 am   Subject: Re: 1947 Beetle Restoration
Looking good guys!
  Topic: Adjusting Voltage Regulator?
RichOakley

Replies: 30
Views: 38760

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:14 am   Subject: Re: Adjusting Voltage Regulator?
Reviving this thread again.

The electrical/charging system is working fine on my car when revving, but at idle, the voltage output from the regulator is 5.90-6.00v. At the fusebox, I'm getting 5.80 ...
  Topic: RHD - Splits\Zwitters
RichOakley

Replies: 20
Views: 1470

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 3:09 pm   Subject: Re: RHD - Splits\Zwitters
700+ RHD Splits were built in South Africa.

3000-odd RHD Splits were assembled in Ireland.
  Topic: Stoll Coupe
RichOakley

Replies: 5
Views: 1361

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:24 am   Subject: Re: Stoll Coupe
Apparently Bob tracked the car down to some land behind the Crystal Palace football ground and I remember seeing the resto featured in a magazine in the 80s.

That was Bob's Heb, not the Stoll.
  Topic: Information on this early rollback split?
RichOakley

Replies: 12
Views: 1652

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:18 pm   Subject: Re: Information on this early rollback split?
Swiss Tuscher roll-back sunroof model. Most likely a 48- early 49. I don't know this particular car.
  Topic: Insulated metal heater tubes
RichOakley

Replies: 4
Views: 284

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:56 pm   Subject: Re: Insulated metal heater tubes
Not really, but I can say that my '72 Super has these types of tubes.

Thank you. At least thatís a starting point! Cool
  Topic: Insulated metal heater tubes
RichOakley

Replies: 4
Views: 284

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:22 pm   Subject: Insulated metal heater tubes
I have just acquired a number of very nice insulated heater tubes. They are the metal type, 62mm internal diameter with grey outer insulation sleeve. The short ones are 374mm and the longer ones are 4 ...
  Topic: Marchel Headlights for split beetle
RichOakley

Replies: 15
Views: 1926

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:25 pm   Subject: Re: Marchel Headlights for split beetle
As Kevin says, Bob is a good starting point as his original '50 Kab has them fitted (with original Marchal lenses). I have also seen another couple of French Split Beetles with them over the years. I ...
  Topic: Swedish oval 1953 September
RichOakley

Replies: 12
Views: 1423

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:47 am   Subject: Re: Swedish oval 1953 September
Nice. What's the story behind it? Recent discovery?
  Topic: Wolfsburg Classics - [email protected]
RichOakley

Replies: 203
Views: 39170

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:22 am   Subject: Re: Wolfsburg Classics - [email protected]
Following on from my post on here a few days ago, I very quickly received an email reply from Tony. One of his family members has been very ill, hence the delay in sending. I will hopefully receive th ...
  Topic: March 63 RHD Notch
RichOakley

Replies: 221
Views: 33624

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:49 am   Subject: Re: March 63 RHD Notch
Great work, can't wait to see it finished.
 
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