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  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
TheVintageVw

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:52 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2276423


"OG paint under respray"

That is fucking hilarious!

Nice truck. And he will likely get near the ask.

LOL what the ...
  Topic: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
TheVintageVw

Replies: 50072
Views: 5121622

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:14 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Buses and parts for sale
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2276423

Whats a good price for this? 8-9k?
  Topic: Is my distributor drive gear installed wrong?
TheVintageVw

Replies: 8
Views: 306

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2019 2:45 pm   Subject: Re: Is my distributor drive gear installed wrong?
the wires should be @ 1-4-3-2 as the svda points at 1.
  Topic: Is my distributor drive gear installed wrong?
TheVintageVw

Replies: 8
Views: 306

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:50 pm   Subject: Re: Is my distributor drive gear installed wrong?
Is the only solution to reposition the gear?
  Topic: Is my distributor drive gear installed wrong?
TheVintageVw

Replies: 8
Views: 306

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:17 pm   Subject: Is my distributor drive gear installed wrong?
Picked up a rebuilt long block from a shop and I noticed something that be off with the distributor drive gear. With the engine at TDC here is how my drive gear lines up. Looks off to me but Iím no ex ...
  Topic: Restoration: 1960 Single Cab
TheVintageVw

Replies: 394
Views: 38550

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 1:05 pm   Subject: Re: Restoration: 1960 Single Cab
did you put in a new oil cooler with the rebuilt engine?
  Topic: Type 3 transmission without brake line bracket?
TheVintageVw

Replies: 8
Views: 176

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:43 pm   Subject: Re: Type 3 transmission without brake line bracket?
I might give these a try.

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/clp-rbhtk/overview/

$14.99 for 2 sets.
  Topic: Type 3 transmission without brake line bracket?
TheVintageVw

Replies: 8
Views: 176

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:19 pm   Subject: Re: Type 3 transmission without brake line bracket?
the picture and post above yours is bus info, not type 3

personally, I would just weld a tab with a hole and be done with it

yeah, I realized that but I assume same goes for the type 3. Prolly ...
  Topic: Type 3 transmission without brake line bracket?
TheVintageVw

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:06 pm   Subject: Re: Type 3 transmission without brake line bracket?
this explains it. since those are impossible to find what do you guys think of something like this?

https://www.jbugs.com/product/17-2831.html?rrec=true
https://www.jbugs.com/store/graphics/000000 ...
  Topic: Type 3 transmission without brake line bracket?
TheVintageVw

Replies: 8
Views: 176

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:44 pm   Subject: Type 3 transmission without brake line bracket?
I was under the impression that all axle tubes had brackets welded to hold the brake lines? Mine doesn't and it wasn't cut off. What gives?




https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1895336.jpg
  Topic: Restoration: 1960 Single Cab
TheVintageVw

Replies: 394
Views: 38550

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:02 pm   Subject: Re: Restoration: 1960 Single Cab
Iíve tried one of those oem style pulleys and they are garbage. Mine leaked. Find a used oem pulley
  Topic: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
TheVintageVw

Replies: 11
Views: 225

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 7:51 pm   Subject: Re: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
Got the bus started, there was a tiny wire that was just wrapped around #15 and I didnít notice they had come off. Secured thst back on and she started. Blue box isnít clicking and Iíve got no headlig ...
  Topic: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
TheVintageVw

Replies: 11
Views: 225

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:58 pm   Subject: Re: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
can someone tell me what this is? Its a push button. some kind of push button start maybe?

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7926/31865256657_e20c67bf32_h.jpg

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4909/46 ...
  Topic: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
TheVintageVw

Replies: 11
Views: 225

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:36 pm   Subject: Re: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
Edit: Got it figured out. Loose wire.



Got the starter to turn over. Completely unrelated but still won't start. Can a faulty 9 pin relay prevent it from starting? Looks like I have no power to ...
  Topic: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
TheVintageVw

Replies: 11
Views: 225

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:50 pm   Subject: Re: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
okay doing some more research and I think this is a flasher relay. My bus is a 66 with emergency flashers. So I should replace this with a 12v unit correct?


This also cant have anything to do wit ...
  Topic: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
TheVintageVw

Replies: 11
Views: 225

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:46 pm   Subject: need help identifying part. Relay? clicks during key turn....
So my bus randomly stopped cranking (starter is good)
When I turned the key this relay clicked and now it stopped. My cars 12v and this relay seems to be 6v. Could this be bad and cause my starting i ...
  Topic: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
TheVintageVw

Replies: 1862
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:54 pm   Subject: How to lower a Bus and all lowering questions
I think when you use a stock e brake cable (64-67), on a straight axle conversion you need both the adaptors which it looks like you have, and you need to carefully trim about 2" of the spring as ...
  Topic: Reduction box and confusion. Brazilian vs. German.
TheVintageVw

Replies: 8
Views: 353

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:33 am   Subject: Re: Reduction box confusion
im in socal and have one for sale. great working condition if you are interested hit me up. its from a 66 deluxe big nut.
  Topic: 67 straight axle swap. Tranny acting strange
TheVintageVw

Replies: 21
Views: 683

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:55 pm   Subject: Re: 67 straight axle swap. Tranny acting strange
Also I can turn the wheels by hand in neutral with no resistance from the motor.
  Topic: 67 straight axle swap. Tranny acting strange
TheVintageVw

Replies: 21
Views: 683

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 4:43 pm   Subject: Re: 67 straight axle swap. Tranny acting strange
https://youtu.be/-sYLtVXb_3M

Did you make certain that your forks were without a doubt in neutral? I thought I was certain with my Benco transmission swap, turned out I wasn't after having to remov ...
 
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