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  Topic: White smoke?
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 14
Views: 450

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 3:53 pm   Subject: Re: White smoke?
don't go over 50 mph for first 500 miles - drive your-baby, like a baby - z
  Topic: 1961 camper W/T
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 23
Views: 1940

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:57 am   Subject: Re: 1961 camper W/T
looks like a Montgomery Ward camper - z
  Topic: Installing a 68 bay window beam in my 63
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 11
Views: 450

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:51 am   Subject: Re: Installing a 68 bay window beam in my 63
picture is a disc brake Bay adapter, on a 1957 bus- z
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/970858.jpg
  Topic: Gate cracking around hinge
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 10
Views: 392

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:42 am   Subject: Re: Gate cracking around hinge
See the bolts, on either side of the bottom hinges, on our '60 SC? That was my fix, for the same problem, as yours - bolts work well - been that way for over 20 years - welding would be better, BUT I ...
  Topic: Shipping Seats
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 9
Views: 193

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:18 am   Subject: Re: Shipping Seats
We were looking for an original 1964 Ghia low back seat and located one in Tennessee (shipped to Oklahoma) - he simply put the whole seat in a box and shipped it - received, a perfect match - z
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  Topic: Steering box leak
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 7
Views: 400

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:41 pm   Subject: Re: Steering box leak
Nice picture of the nice clean steering box area - sure would be happy with your results - don't know if you can stop that leak, but you sure can stop being a perfectionist - just wipe it clean occa ...
  Topic: 53 Preservation Help pls
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 3
Views: 257

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 1:51 pm   Subject: Re: 53 Preservation Help pls
We had this '64 bus and it lived outside - no car port, no cover - just in the elements - it ran great - I still have the 1500 engine in our 1960 SC -

Anyway, it had blistering and non blistering ...
  Topic: 1950 clutch questions
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 13
Views: 630

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 11:07 am   Subject: Re: 1950 clutch questions
We use the newer, more available cable and it works fine - the original is difficult to find - life is too short to be overly concerned, about such things - Lao Tzu suggests > ' just 'go with the f ...
  Topic: Trying to move a seat...
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 15
Views: 1900

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:19 pm   Subject: Re: Trying to move a seat...
that has happened to me and this is what I did to get the sear back > lifted the seat adjuster up and wired it in that position - next, I put a block of wood against the seat frame (as low, as po ...
  Topic: T handle hole shape
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 2
Views: 260

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:09 pm   Subject: Re: T handle hole shape
NO not offset - look at examples in thesamba classifieds - have fun with that one - z
  Topic: Split window
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 1
Views: 520

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 2:00 pm   Subject: Re: Split window
1951 pans appear (for sale) occasionally - just be patient - place a wanted ad in the classifieds and check thesamba daily - please post a picture, of your split body - good luck - z
  Topic: 32 Year Old Denzel Engine Discovery Article
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 1
Views: 752

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 9:53 am   Subject: Re: 32 Year Old Denzel Engine Discovery Article
nice that you had this article - we gave away our magazine collection, sometime ago - bet we had that article too - thanks for that info - z (in Indian Territory too)
  Topic: Case material change
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 12
Views: 810

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 9:36 am   Subject: Re: Case material change
the NO-BS reply from JT Garwood > page 171 > 1951, at engine number1-0379470 and at ch. number 1-0313829, the engine crankcase was now made of a new aluminum magnesium alloy formula, known as ...
  Topic: 54 doors
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 2
Views: 464

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 8:51 am   Subject: Re: 54 doors
would you please let me know if doors on 54 oval it can be replace with older bug

it has been my experience that all older-than-1954 Beetle doors will fit on a '54 and while pre-Zwitter "rib ...
  Topic: W lid dimensions
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 1
Views: 207

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 10:56 am   Subject: Re: W lid dimensions
Yes, counter-sunk all the way around - take a look at them in the classifieds - z
  Topic: Case material change
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 12
Views: 810

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 10:28 am   Subject: Re: Case material change
Thanks,

So, based on this information would the "new" cases have been Dow 7 coated?

Googled, Dow7 - Much like DOW 19, the DOW 7 is also a chromate chemical conversion coating. Chemical ...
  Topic: Case material change
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 12
Views: 810

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 10:23 am   Subject: Re: Case material change
the NO-BS reply from JT Garwood > page 171 > 1951, at engine number1-0379470 and at ch. number 1-0313829, the engine crankcase was now made of a new aluminum magnesium alloy formula, known as ...
  Topic: Case material change
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 12
Views: 810

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 3:51 pm   Subject: Re: Case material change
the NO-BS reply from JT Garwood > page 171 > 1951, at engine number1-0379470 and at ch. number 1-0313829, the engine crankcase was now made of a new aluminum magnesium alloy formula, known as ...
  Topic: Case material change
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 12
Views: 810

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 3:06 pm   Subject: Re: Case material change
Progressive Refinements https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/manuals/progressive_refinements/Progressive_Refinements_part_1.pdf

Page M9 ?

So, what is the answer - when? I cannot figure how to ge ...
  Topic: Speedometer glass
ZENVWDRIVER

Replies: 5
Views: 253

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 1:39 pm   Subject: Re: Speedometer glass
the speedo glass in our 1950 11G cracked in half - we left that character for several years, but the new owner changed it, pretty fast - nothing is perfect was my feeling - z
 
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