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  Topic: 1948 split beetle chassis color
Sameleon

Replies: 7
Views: 667

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:18 pm   Subject: Re: 1948 split beetle chassis color
Thanks for sharing. Interrested topic. My color is like as the latest picture, see
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1919182.jpg
  Topic: 1948 split beetle chassis color
Sameleon

Replies: 7
Views: 667

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:53 am   Subject: 1948 split beetle chassis color
Hello friends

Looking for exact color code of floor and frame on 1948 split beetle. I have fragments of early KDF82 floor pans and there is exactly the same grey.
Looks like a RAL 7021 ??

Thank ...
  Topic: Torsion arm bushings
Sameleon

Replies: 57
Views: 5687

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 10:18 am   Subject: Re: Torsion arm bushings
Anyone ever use a VW274A Type 1 Reamer? I have one and have installed new Wolfsburg West bushings. Now with tool in hand I need to ream with the taper portion first. Question is how does it lock in ...
  Topic: A VW 39 heading for restoration after a museum fire
Sameleon

Replies: 94
Views: 46043

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:01 am   Subject: A VW 39 heading for restoration after a museum fire
If I am right this is the 4th oldest VW/KdF in the world (excluding the Berlin-Rome racers). It should be restored to the condition it had before the fire, at least. I for one see no point in conservi ...
  Topic: A VW 39 heading for restoration after a museum fire
Sameleon

Replies: 94
Views: 46043

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:00 am   Subject: A VW 39 heading for restoration after a museum fire
Nice car with amazing numbers and great potential. Looks quite well. What are next plans ?
Complete restoration in follow of current classic German school, i.e. mean super shiny crystal bright black ...
  Topic: Any Crashbox repair specialist out there ?
Sameleon

Replies: 25
Views: 3303

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 8:32 am   Subject: Any Crashbox repair specialist out there ?
Ivan, carrier and pins with same dimensions across all years. Important is that pins are in excellent condition and carrier as well. If not, shifting is not so smooth as can be.

Here is my part of ...
  Topic: Pope's Nose Tutorial Needed
Sameleon

Replies: 53
Views: 8872

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 11:47 pm   Subject: Pope's Nose Tutorial Needed
Hi
Does anyone know what is the correct lens for Pepe nose ? It's crystal bright as on photos above or its foggy/milk ?
Mine is foggy, but this may be because mine is very old and old plastic doesn ...
  Topic: Any Crashbox repair specialist out there ?
Sameleon

Replies: 25
Views: 3303

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 11:08 pm   Subject: Any Crashbox repair specialist out there ?
Hi Ivan

Pins are not worn, this is the later midifications with grinded ends. KDF and early split has smooth ones, later with grinded ends for better shift 3th and 4th gear.

In the other hand. O ...
  Topic: Any Crashbox repair specialist out there ?
Sameleon

Replies: 25
Views: 3303

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 11:25 am   Subject: Any Crashbox repair specialist out there ?
Hi

Have a look to this project. I hope that this will brings more light.
Split ring & pinion can be swapped between kdf ,split & later split case NON sync trans. sync trans known from ov ...
  Topic: rear axle boot question ,
Sameleon

Replies: 10
Views: 873

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2015 3:48 am   Subject: Re: rear axle boot question ,
i have completely overhauled my carīs 25hp engine , and before installing it back in my car , i would like to replace the rear axle boots .......i know oem or nos are no longer available nor will be u ...
  Topic: 1950 Selma - Brezel aus Schweden
Sameleon

Replies: 12
Views: 1152

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 12:34 am   Subject: 1950 Selma - Brezel aus Schweden
Great Job, nice work. Smile
Thank you guys. My plan is to visit Bad Camberg. Car is quite raw, but I hope that this long way goes well on a old diagonal tires and with fresh engine.

Driving this car ...
  Topic: 1950 Selma - Brezel aus Schweden
Sameleon

Replies: 12
Views: 1152

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri May 29, 2015 12:26 am   Subject: 1950 Selma - Brezel aus Schweden
Well done.

Is your clutch arm on backwards?

http://www.samsgarage.org/images/1950_split/podvozek/skladani/DSC01158.JPG
Good eyes, mate. Nobody's perfect and time to time some things must be d ...
  Topic: 1950 Selma - Brezel aus Schweden
Sameleon

Replies: 12
Views: 1152

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 1:21 pm   Subject: 1950 Selma - Brezel aus Schweden
It's beautiful, not over restored, just rebuilt enough to make it survive another 50 years.

Thhis is a my favorite picture:

http://www.samsgarage.org/images/1950_split/uvod/dsc08359.jpg

Now, ...
  Topic: 1950 Selma - Brezel aus Schweden
Sameleon

Replies: 12
Views: 1152

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 12:23 pm   Subject: 1950 Selma - Brezel aus Schweden
After long period of time, my split beetle is back on the road. I bought it in Stockholm at the end of 2011. My plans were quite clear. Use maximum of original parts from this split, wash it to the or ...
  Topic: Replacement 1947 to 1949 ID Plate Available- What Quality?
Sameleon

Replies: 44
Views: 6039

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 12:09 am   Subject: Replacement 1947 to 1949 ID Plate Available- What Quality?
Hi all,

This is what I am hoping to get a replacement for...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1320332.jpg



Apologies, but you are thinking to replace this original one for replica ? ...
  Topic: Pope's Nose Tutorial Needed
Sameleon

Replies: 53
Views: 8872

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue May 05, 2015 5:18 am   Subject: Pope's Nose Tutorial Needed
Please remember with one for me as well.
  Topic: Oldest split window Beetle
Sameleon

Replies: 83
Views: 38775

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2015 11:12 am   Subject: Oldest split window Beetle
Big cake is better to eat in a pieces.... Thanks for sharing this sweet, Undis.
  Topic: Help to find 1950 split engine in Sweden - 1-02231XX
Sameleon

Replies: 7
Views: 1935

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 9:07 am   Subject: Help to find 1950 split engine in Sweden - 1-02231XX
New faces, new ideas and new knowledges. Do anyone know any info from my "lost baby", see first message.

Thanks
  Topic: Brake pads for Split Beetles
Sameleon

Replies: 13
Views: 3597

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 2:27 pm   Subject: Brake pads for Split Beetles
Hi. Here is my project. My recommendation is to try recover original brake shoes instead of buy a replica parts. Rounded ends are highly recommended by VW, but there is no problem to regrind liners. ...
  Topic: Workshop manual 50-52
Sameleon

Replies: 9
Views: 1254

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun Jun 22, 2014 7:11 am   Subject: Workshop manual 50-52
Does such a manual exist?
I have never seen one.
Yes, exists.
I have original 1951-52 manual and I hope it will be good for 1950 splits.
Inludes lot's of details from 1949 splits.
 
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