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  Topic: Barndoor Junkie - Vintage photos
Trevor P

Replies: 3755
Views: 746912

PostForum: Split Bus - Barndoor   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:33 pm   Subject: Re: Barndoor Junkie - Vintage photos
Cool logos on this Barndoor panel
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1954422.jpg
  Topic: Matt Fouts - [email protected]
Trevor P

Replies: 0
Views: 80

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:33 pm   Subject: Matt Fouts - [email protected]
Nothing but great things to say about Matt. He bought a single cab project from me and was super easy to deal with. No nonsense no BS deal, just straight forward and easy transaction. He even drove al ...
  Topic: is there any place to get floor pans other than klassicfab?
Trevor P

Replies: 7
Views: 253

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 12:47 pm   Subject: Re: is there any place to get floor pans other than klassicfab?
Where are you located? There are vendors in North America who carry KF products. Iíd say we should thank our lucky stars ANYONE actually makes these repair panels considering how few type 3 are out th ...
  Topic: VWs in Films / TV / etc.
Trevor P

Replies: 1381
Views: 233057

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:51 pm   Subject: Re: VWs in Films / TV / etc.
I watched the Thursday preview of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood-Quentin Tarantinoís newest offering. It did not disappoint on a multitude of levels. Brad Pitt drives a light blue Ghia convertible in t ...
  Topic: Guess the YOM (early notch)
Trevor P

Replies: 7
Views: 286

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:14 am   Subject: Re: Guess the YOM (early notch)
Itís a parts car for sure. Iíve passed it onto someone I know whoís in need of some for his 66 notch.
  Topic: Guess the YOM (early notch)
Trevor P

Replies: 7
Views: 286

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:10 pm   Subject: Re: Guess the YOM (early notch)
Curiosity got the better of me so I had to go check it out in person. Turns out itís a Ď65 that has had front hood and fenders from a 62/63 installed. Also has one slotted rim from that same donor car ...
  Topic: Guess the YOM (early notch)
Trevor P

Replies: 7
Views: 286

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:24 am   Subject: Guess the YOM (early notch)
So I was sent these pics of an early notch recently. Unfortunately they never got a pic of the VIN so it left me guessing what year this car actually is. The more I looked at the pics the more I secon ...
  Topic: 36hp with governor?
Trevor P

Replies: 22
Views: 1595

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 8:09 pm   Subject: Re: 36hp with governor?
Me either and Ive owned a lot of Canadian buses! Laughing
Itís quite possible all the ones I got were rotted off or maybe someone removed the covers?
Either way thatís one sweet kombi Mike!
  Topic: Palm Green / Sand Green (PG/SG) Buses
Trevor P

Replies: 1514
Views: 271503

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 5:25 pm   Subject: Re: Palm Green / Sand Green (PG/SG) Buses
Has anyone else come across this? Dove blue parts painted pgsg only to reveal the original colour years later?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1885354.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/galler ...
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
Trevor P

Replies: 18612
Views: 3580841

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 8:26 am   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
Good eye Long-roofs. The upper stripe is there but very worn away and faint, if you look closely at the drivers side just above the engine vents you can make out a section of the sand green stripe. Th ...
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
Trevor P

Replies: 18612
Views: 3580841

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 8:49 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
Yes they unbolted it along with the spring plates and torsion bars, so today I got busy and robbed all those goods from one of my parts donors. Now sheís back on all fours and looking better already. ...
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
Trevor P

Replies: 18612
Views: 3580841

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 10:15 am   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
Is that deep snow damaged roof but how is there not more rust than it shows?
No thatís from their grand kids. Mad
Itís localized to the very back and should mostly massage out.
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
Trevor P

Replies: 18612
Views: 3580841

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 9:55 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
Ooooh, nice!

All the seats too?

Front is there, rear bottom there but strangely the rear back rest is gone. Of course the 6 leg middle is MIA. Mad
  Topic: Today in Bus hunting history...
Trevor P

Replies: 18612
Views: 3580841

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 9:34 pm   Subject: Re: Today in Bus hunting history...
Scored this 56 Wolfsburg PGSG recently. Was being used as their garden shed for the past 30 odd years! Laughing
Fairly complete other than the fact that someone robbed the trans and engine to build a ...
  Topic: Trunk sound deadning mat
Trevor P

Replies: 7
Views: 558

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:39 pm   Subject: Re: Trunk sound deadning mat
Most late ovals Iíve had did have the mat.
  Topic: Throttle Grommet Size Hard to find?
Trevor P

Replies: 11
Views: 421

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:24 am   Subject: Re: Throttle Grommet Size Hard to find?
I bought a bunch of them through the VW dealer about 15 years ago. Might be worth a check.
  Topic: Tires with beefy threads
Trevor P

Replies: 28
Views: 1292

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:06 am   Subject: Re: Tires with beefy threads
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1649898.jpg
195R15C SP LT5 Dunlopís
Mind you, itís also got some suspension mods so it is higher also.
One of my favorite cars!

Not to get off topic but ...
  Topic: replica kdf 82e Raising to correct height
Trevor P

Replies: 19
Views: 8442

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:39 pm   Subject: Re: replica kdf 82e Raising to correct height
Awesome documentation Neil. These are extremely helpful.
  Topic: replica kdf 82e Raising to correct height
Trevor P

Replies: 19
Views: 8442

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:37 pm   Subject: Re: replica kdf 82e Raising to correct height
Iíd be interested in adapter bushings for the link pins.
I sized up a pair of early 60ís type 1 backing plates to the BD RGBs and they looked like they could possibly work but it was just a quick ch ...
  Topic: replica kdf 82e Raising to correct height
Trevor P

Replies: 19
Views: 8442

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:27 am   Subject: Re: replica kdf 82e Raising to correct height
For those that have used barndoor RGBs and front spindles on their 82e clones, what did you use for brakes? Barndoor or modified type 1 to fit?
 
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