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  Topic: Paint shop recommendation in the CA Bay area
Spitty1974

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 7:52 pm   Subject: Re: Paint shop recommendation in the CA Bay area
There is Deutschland Metal and Body, they are out of Palmdale, CA. Larry the owner is the nicest guy you will ever meet, and they do amazing work. He painted my bus, and the quality of work is outst ...
  Topic: Heater muffler?
Spitty1974

Replies: 15
Views: 1040

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu May 27, 2021 12:13 pm   Subject: Re: Heater muffler?
I don't have any tips. I took apart the second one today, and it was much easier. The first go around was new, the second one was much easier and cleaner after doing it once.

This time, after dri ...
  Topic: Heater muffler?
Spitty1974

Replies: 15
Views: 1040

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 6:19 pm   Subject: Re: Heater muffler?
Thanks for the suggestions. Yeah, I made sure to wear a respirator when Taking the old material out. It almost looked like fiberglass insulation. I didnít investigate too much. It literally fell apa ...
  Topic: Heater muffler?
Spitty1974

Replies: 15
Views: 1040

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 11:19 am   Subject: Re: Heater Muffler Rebuild???
After speaking with a few people in this community, all suggested I do not try to rebuild my heater baffles.

That said, I'm doing it. I saw what the long heater tube looked like in my bus before ...
  Topic: ezcamper - [email protected]
Spitty1974

Replies: 95
Views: 20926

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:50 pm   Subject: Re: ezcamper - [email protected]
I bought several parts from Chad. Communication was excellent, shipping was fast, and all the parts were as described and photographed. I will for sure be placing a second order in the future. Buy ...
  Topic: 1958 January Swedish coach built Crew cab "the Swedish Binz"
Spitty1974

Replies: 19
Views: 1274

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:17 pm   Subject: Re: 1958 January Swedish coach built Crew cab "the Swedish Binz"
What is Prick?

I saw that too on the nose of that one bus. And, I was wondering what type of company the logo represented?
  Topic: Sea Blue experts/nerds req'd... 2 different versions?
Spitty1974

Replies: 123
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:41 pm   Subject: Re: Sea Blue experts/nerds req'd... 2 different versions?
My bus just got painted sea blue and cumulus white. I matched my samples to an original 1966 paint bus, always garaged, like 10k Miles time capsul with cherry paint. I have PPG codes for single stag ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 8:37 pm   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Thank you fellas for the information about that clutch piece, I'm on it. I appreciate you letting me know about it.
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:22 am   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2135977.jpg


All the parts lined up painted with 20% black from the local powder coater in Santa Clara, CA.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/213 ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:22 pm   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Here are pictures of the bus with the Cumulus White paint applied, and the entire body color sanded. No final wax yet. Check out that shine and reflection.....They knocked it out of the park!
https: ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:12 pm   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Ok, time to reveal the color. After weeks and weeks of going back and fourth, I decided on Sea Blue and Cumulus White.

The bus was originally Titian Red, but honestly it is one of the few VW col ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:57 pm   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Found a shot of the bus media blasted right before it got primed...It was too long ago to go back and put with that post, so it's here.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2136403.jpg

Here i ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:12 am   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Here are pictures of the interior right after the white paint was applied. Obviously, areas like the dash, the air box, and other visible areas will get color sanded later. Pictures will do the talki ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:44 am   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
The paint started to fly on the roof first. Here are the pictures of the white paint being applied . Any idea what the shade of white is? Soon enough you will see...I agonized over paint combination ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:25 am   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
The final days of sanding. For those of you that have done the body and paint on a bus, you know it is not easy. The amount of labor hours to get a bus ready for paint is not an easy feat. I know L ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:04 am   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Here are two pictures of the bumpers assembled and now hanging for safe keeping. The NOS guards on the back fit like a glove! I ended up buying a complete new set of bolts, washers, and nuts for the ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:51 am   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
The cargo doors, engine apron, parcel tray, engine lid, and cab window pieces all smooth and ready for paint.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2136302.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/ ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:32 am   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Here are all of the rims and bumper parts painted in the correct Silver White. They look fabulous!
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2136287.png

Look at those NOS pointed bumpers! I had a ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:54 pm   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
While I did the grunt work of blasting smalls, Larry and his guys got cooking on the
real work, the bodywork on the body and doors/hatches. They really have done an amazing job on the body work. ...
  Topic: My 1966 Deluxe Project
Spitty1974

Replies: 163
Views: 30096

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:21 pm   Subject: Re: My 1966 Deluxe Project
The fresh air box parts were really crusty and rusty...I suppose it makes sense seeing as air full of moisture passes through it. For some silly reason, I was on a quest to find a paint that matched ...
 
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