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  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Thompson2

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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Today 11:13 am   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Jacek in Poland might be making those channels but other than that i don't think anyone else is.

I can trace what ever you need- just let me know.

Well, that's not exactly local, eh? Very Happy

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  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Thompson2

Replies: 565
Views: 28600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Today 9:12 am   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat

The trim piece is screwed to the inner supports of the side panels. Not welded.


Cool. I'm still afraid of how bad the long wall will be when I get the paneling off. Leaky window seals suck. ...
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Thompson2

Replies: 565
Views: 28600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 1:38 pm   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
The Made in England things look like what is used to take up slack on the tent ropes. You pound the stakes in the ground, attach the loops of line that are attached to the tent, then slide those meta ...
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Thompson2

Replies: 565
Views: 28600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 12:17 pm   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
And now, lots of questions...

I started cleaning up the cup and booze cabinets and found several things that I need clarity on.

1) This "'trim" around the long wall panel - is that we ...
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Thompson2

Replies: 565
Views: 28600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Yesterday 10:56 am   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Looks like new glass Thompson2, excellent job and when you figure out how to clean that nasty aluminum at the bottom I'll really be impressed as I have the same problem on my Westy and short of taking ...
  Topic: Source for SO34/35 icebox door seal?
Thompson2

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2020 2:19 pm   Subject: Re: Source for SO34/35 icebox door seal?
Anything from these guys that might cross over? https://www.trimlok.com/

Not that I could see. All of the stuff with a similar profile was clip-on which would make getting the screws back through ...
  Topic: Source for SO34/35 icebox door seal?
Thompson2

Replies: 4
Views: 128

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2020 12:18 pm   Subject: Re: Source for SO34/35 icebox door seal?
You could hunt around here https://www.steelerubber.com/

Wow! Lots of good stuff there... but sadly no icebox seals...
  Topic: Source for SO34/35 icebox door seal?
Thompson2

Replies: 4
Views: 128

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:20 am   Subject: Source for SO34/35 icebox door seal?
I've done a few hours of searching online but not found anyone offering a repop of this. Mine is super crunchy along the bottom of the door and is now in much worse shape since I mucked with it to ge ...
  Topic: fire extinguisher setup for Split bus
Thompson2

Replies: 13
Views: 400

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:31 am   Subject: Re: fire extinguisher setup for Split bus
But I have the meter long versions installed in two of my Split-Buses, and I believe that a meter long Blazecut was used in that demo video to extinguish the fire.

I'm 95% sure they have the 2m i ...
  Topic: fire extinguisher setup for Split bus
Thompson2

Replies: 13
Views: 400

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:32 am   Subject: Re: fire extinguisher setup for Split bus
I've never seen Blazecut this reasonably priced. Can't beat $160.

https://www.matterhackers.com/store/l/blazecut-t-series-fire-supression-for-devices-td100ea/sk/MLCTXZMK?rcode=GAT9HR&gclid=EAIa ...
  Topic: Identify this knob
Thompson2

Replies: 4
Views: 242

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:06 am   Subject: Re: Identify this knob
looks like a wiper switch

Also looks like someone painted it silver at some point?
  Topic: Louvered (JALOUSIE) westy window
Thompson2

Replies: 21
Views: 5424

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:34 am   Subject: Louvered (JALOUSIE) westy window
new link, old one doesn't work:


Once a decade update of the link...Old link is dead. Price has gone up, but they're still cheap at $4.39
https://vintagetrailersupply.com/jalousie-glass-retainer ...
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Thompson2

Replies: 565
Views: 28600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:53 am   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Have you tried using WD-40 along with the steel wool?

I have not and thanks for making feel like a dope... Laughing I do that all the time for cast iron tables on old tools... never even crossed my m ...
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Thompson2

Replies: 565
Views: 28600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:45 pm   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
The glass turned out sweet!! Looks like you have a good formula going. Water spots can be a nightmare. I've soaked them with clr and then scraped with a razorblade with ok results.

I'm not exactly ...
  Topic: Front inner wheel bearing removal
Thompson2

Replies: 14
Views: 315

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:40 pm   Subject: Re: Front inner wheel bearing removal
Why are you taking it out? I can't think of a good reason to pull it unless you're replacing it, in which case get a long straight punch and go to town from the backside.

I want to media blast the ...
  Topic: Front inner wheel bearing removal
Thompson2

Replies: 14
Views: 315

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:27 pm   Subject: Re: Front inner wheel bearing removal
Why are you taking it out? I can't think of a good reason to pull it unless you're replacing it, in which case get a long straight punch and go to town from the backside.
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Thompson2

Replies: 565
Views: 28600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 10:35 am   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
WOW Thompson2 stunning results, I'm on it now for my fleet Wink thanks for sharing and looking forward to seeing all of them done.
I know, right??? I hit the rest of the jalousie last night. I di ...
  Topic: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Thompson2

Replies: 565
Views: 28600

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:22 pm   Subject: Re: My 63 Subhatch Flipseat
Yet another side trip here...

After cleaning water spots off of the paint and glass another vehicle with clay bar, I got a wild hair and decided to try it on the ancient, crusty water spots on th ...
  Topic: windshield wiper mod?
Thompson2

Replies: 10
Views: 521

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:02 am   Subject: Re: windshield wiper mod?
knowing how wonderful the stock setup is, are these any better or are they just a shiny do-nothing "upgrade"?

Honestly, if you have quality wiper blades the stock set up is good.
Origina ...
  Topic: Stamped VIN question
Thompson2

Replies: 4
Views: 261

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2020 8:44 pm   Subject: Re: Stamped VIN question
Post a pic... that isn't a German split VIN... Brazilian maybe?
 
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