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  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:36 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
That is certainly part of the reason I drove it so little...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2020 5:14 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Well, it was sort of a combination of things, but in the end, I just didn't use it, especially the last few years. I'll try to go back and look at the projects and update whether they worked out.

T ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2020 9:53 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Globespoter,

Thanks for that way of looking at the situation, it actually made me feel a lot better about selling it...lots of good memories early on using the bus for selling at craft shows and vw ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:28 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Well, I have very mixed feelings about it, the Tacky Tiki Bus has been sold...I had hoped a VW knowledgeable person would buy it, but that didn't happen.

It also became obvious that most people did ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:34 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
So, the Tacky Tiki Bus is still with me...so I continue to do some work...not too Tiki, but maybe a bit tacky...my electric windshield washer conversion
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/208678 ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:02 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Maybe...or it is my usual impeccable timing in deciding to sell it late last fall (too cold)...and now, well, maybe not the greatest time to try...

I may revisit a few projects, and may continue wi ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:48 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
The slightly less Tacky Tiki bus is still with me, although it is for sale...I drive it around a bit to keep it in shape, and have been doing some clean up and maintenance stuff (boring)...plenty of t ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 7:41 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
The slightly less Tacky Tiki bus is still with me, although it is for sale...I drive it around a bit to keep it in shape, and have been doing some clean up and maintenance stuff (boring)...plenty of t ...
  Topic: Windshield install advice needed
Rodmullet

Replies: 19
Views: 549

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:17 pm   Subject: Re: Windshield install advice needed
I very carefully used a slightly dull pick (maybe use an old dental pick) to pull the lip over while very gently slapping the windshield with an open hand...this was after the windshield guys did 99% ...
  Topic: Vokaro project car
Rodmullet

Replies: 85
Views: 8415

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Sun Jan 05, 2020 7:04 pm   Subject: Re: Vokaro project car
I've always liked that body style, interested to follow along.
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:03 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
So, the interior lights on the TTB did not function when I bought the bus, there was an old vacuum cleaner switch or something like it in the plastic part of the ventilation thingy by the driver's sid ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:20 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Somehow my wife managed to sew vinyl with one of her old sewing machines...I don't think she enjoyed it too much, but it came out great. As an aside, do you guys think that anyone would be interested ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:08 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
So I promised a few more projects....

In place of my "Tiki Guy" interior lights, I came up with these "disco" lights, as I was calling them, except they aren't really disco, mor ...
  Topic: ACVW shop in NJ
Rodmullet

Replies: 13
Views: 442

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:47 pm   Subject: Re: ACVW shop in NJ
Well, neither one of these is an exclusively air cooled place. I have no affiliation or experience with this one, I just occasionally see an old VW or two in the lot on my way to work: Mike's Imports, ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:59 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Perhaps you are correct. I am getting old and grouchy... Very Happy Shocked
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:58 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Perhaps you are correct. I am getting old and grouchy... Very Happy Shocked
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:50 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Not completely finished, I have the side markers, front reflectors, and a few more small projects to go.

It is kinda of sad, I've had the bus a long time, but less than 100 miles in four years isn' ...
  Topic: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
Rodmullet

Replies: 208
Views: 45904

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:50 pm   Subject: Re: Tacky Tiki Bus Projects
So, an update! Been busy re-imaging the Tacky Tiki Bus, most likely to increase the attractiveness to potential buyers...I really love it, but I won't even tell you guys how little I've driven it the ...
  Topic: Rear window seal quality USA vs. German made
Rodmullet

Replies: 0
Views: 108

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:02 pm   Subject: Rear window seal quality USA vs. German made
Anyone have an opinion on which of the rear window seals (for the hatch) fits better? I assume that the USA and German ones I see for sale are made by a single manufacturer apiece, and are similar in ...
  Topic: What concerts have you been to lately?
Rodmullet

Replies: 355
Views: 45848

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:02 pm   Subject: Re: What concerts have you been to lately?
Hey OPRN

What color was she? Very Happy
 
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