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  Topic: What does anyone know about these type 4 aluminum bumpers
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Replies: 6
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PostForum: 411/412   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:48 pm   Subject: Re: What does anyone know about these type 3 aluminum bumpers
Thank you.

I was still unaware they made an aluminum bumper. Apparently they did from what I am gathering in 1974. It's good to learn new things. I wasn't away VW put out a Aluminum bumper with th ...
  Topic: What does anyone know about these type 4 aluminum bumpers
VW Addict

Replies: 6
Views: 176

PostForum: 411/412   Posted: Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:31 pm   Subject: What does anyone know about these type 4 aluminum bumpers
What does anyone know about these type 3 aluminum bumpers? I never knew they made such things. They are lightweight, all aluminum. I can't find any info on them. Thanks!


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  Topic: '64 Bahama Blue
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Replies: 11
Views: 424

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:45 am   Subject: Re: New owner of a Patina '64 Turkis
that looks like an awesome car. That paint is going to shine up so nice. What are your plans for it?

Not sure, put a roof rack on it and list it? Drive it? We shall see.
  Topic: '64 Bahama Blue
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Replies: 11
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:09 am   Subject: '64 Bahama Blue
Original '64 Patina Bahama Blue Bug. Has the early pop outs, original pans, extremely solid heater channels and pans. Car sat from 1986-2017.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2079789.jpg
http ...
  Topic: Hella Front Turn Signal what is it off?? ...stumped
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 4:56 pm   Subject: Re: Hella Front Turn Signal what is it off?? ...stumped
Just a puffed type lens for bugs that use the peanut style 58-63 early 64

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=8682891

Thanks. I didn't know they made a puffed style one. Interestin ...
  Topic: Hella Front Turn Signal what is it off?? ...stumped
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Replies: 3
Views: 143

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:57 pm   Subject: Hella Front Turn Signal what is it off?? ...stumped
I got this in a parts lot... I am stumped. It is wider than a early 60's front turn signal. The numbers on it are:

3284
K 13292

Stamped Hella. Any help appreciated!


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  Topic: Industrial Engine? Engine ID Help
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Replies: 3
Views: 138

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:29 pm   Subject: Re: Industrial Engine? Engine ID Help
It appears to be a Bus 1500cc engine from 11/1963

Early Bus 1500s had a "0" prefix.

My old '64
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/322559.jpg

Thank you! I don't know why, I did ...
  Topic: Industrial Engine? Engine ID Help
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Replies: 3
Views: 138

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2020 3:50 pm   Subject: Industrial Engine? Engine ID Help
I got this motor and the number on the motor is throwing me for a loop...

Single port engine, single tip left side exhaust with serial number: 0400325 Engine has a 28-pict governor. Can't find any ...
  Topic: blackdog1999 - [email protected] - Corey Bloom
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Replies: 540
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:25 pm   Subject: Re: blackdog1999 - [email protected] - Corey Bloom
Top notch!
Great seller. Bought a ton of shift knobs from him, very pleased. Quick shipping. Thanks Corey!
  Topic: Themostat Question
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Replies: 11
Views: 384

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2020 12:10 pm   Subject: Re: Themostat Question
Penzoil 20/50
  Topic: Themostat Question
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Replies: 11
Views: 384

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:06 pm   Subject: Re: Themostat Question
What are you setting your timing at? It should be no more than 28 BTDC at 3800+ rpm, hoses removed and plugged. If your ambients are exceeding 40C (105F) you might back the timing off another degr ...
  Topic: Themostat Question
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Replies: 11
Views: 384

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:52 am   Subject: Re: Themostat Question
That flap system is 'open' for sure.
There is usually a small metal tab & screw threaded there above the
safety spring, into the blower housing.

The only thing I would tell you is check unde ...
  Topic: Themostat Question
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Replies: 11
Views: 384

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:23 am   Subject: Themostat Question
Question about my thermostat...
Are my flaps open or closed? I am not sure if the spring in the photo with the rod, means the flaps are open, or closed?

I live in a very hot climate, want my flap ...
  Topic: Ghia Rear Bumper ID Help
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Replies: 5
Views: 251

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:37 am   Subject: Re: Ghia Rear Bumper ID Help
Early 1970's Fiat 850 Sport Spider- rear. Here's a good shot of a nice example on Bring a Trailer (I can't get the copied image address to show the photo):
https://bringatrailer.com/wp-content/uploa ...
  Topic: Ghia Rear Bumper ID Help
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Replies: 5
Views: 251

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:11 am   Subject: Ghia Rear Bumper ID Help
I got this in a parts lot not too long ago. I am very confused by the middle of the bumper... can someone help me ID this?

Different bumper guards.
Really looks like Ghia wrap around ends on the ...
  Topic: nos64notch - [email protected] - Chris Carson
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Replies: 19
Views: 3504

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:35 am   Subject: Re: nos64notch - [email protected] - Chris Carson
Top notch buyer/seller. Friendly and helpful. I sold him a nice Type 3 bumper and bought a sweet shift knob from him. Chris is a stand-up guy! Asset to the community. Thanks Chris!
  Topic: Help with Identifying VW Bumper
VW Addict

Replies: 2
Views: 171

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:17 am   Subject: Help with Identifying VW Bumper
Help with Identifying VW Bumper, thanks!
I got this in a VW Parts lot awhile back. Can someone help me ID what year/model this came off of? It's been sitting in a barn for 30+ years. Thanks!


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  Topic: 1970 Westfalia Doormobile Imported Martin Walter Info??
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Replies: 3
Views: 136

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:49 pm   Subject: Re: 1970 Westfalia Doormobile Imported Martin Walter Info??
This bus come out of Ohio?

Sam

Not sure where it came from, but it's located in Middle GA
  Topic: 1970 Westfalia Doormobile Imported Martin Walter Info??
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Replies: 3
Views: 136

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2020 1:39 pm   Subject: 1970 Westfalia Doormobile Imported Martin Walter Info??
I found a 1970 Westfalia Martin Walter Bus in the US. It needs a full restoration. Any information on these busses will be helpful. I thought it was a dormobile at first, but turns out, it's actually ...
  Topic: Can someone help me identify this VW Windshield/Rear Window?
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Replies: 13
Views: 631

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:19 am   Subject: Re: Can someone help me identify this VW Windshield/Rear Window?
I had someone measure their back window for their notch... not a match unfortunately. Any other guesses / help? Thanks!
 
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