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  Topic: 63 Bus Turn Signal Install
ajbsd

Replies: 6
Views: 720

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 12:16 pm   Subject: 63 Bus Turn Signal Install
I am in the process of putting together my 63 after a full restoration and fresh painting. I am installing the front turn signals and am not quite sure how they go on. I don't want to scratch the pain ...
  Topic: Electrical Question
ajbsd

Replies: 4
Views: 381

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 4:46 pm   Subject: Electrical Question
I have a 61 Panel that was sitting for quite some time and I have been slowly putting it back together but I am stumped with the turn signals. They worked for a few minutes but then stopped flashing. ...
  Topic: Dual Weber ICT Questions
ajbsd

Replies: 11
Views: 1579

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:48 pm   Subject: Re: Dual Weber ICT Questions
Update 03 March 2016 -

I removed and cleaned the carbs as well as I took the jets to VW Paradise to see about larger sizing. Mark told me to hold off on changing jet sizes. He told me to adjust ...
  Topic: Panel Bus Rear Interior Gray Color Code
ajbsd

Replies: 4
Views: 334

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2016 1:56 pm   Subject: Panel Bus Rear Interior Gray Color Code
I am in the process of painting my 61 and 63 panel buses and am searching for the correct interior grey color that was used in the rear area of these buses. Does anyone know the color codes or where ...
  Topic: Dual Weber ICT Questions
ajbsd

Replies: 11
Views: 1579

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 2:27 pm   Subject: Re: Dual Weber ICT Questions
With the ICTs I have always been able to regulate fuel pressure by stacking gaskets under the fuel pump. I like the idea of putting a few gaskets in there. How many did you start with?

They come ...
  Topic: Dual Weber ICT Questions
ajbsd

Replies: 11
Views: 1579

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: Dual Weber ICT Questions
Thank you guys. I had no idea that new carbs would need so much attention. I figured that they would run right out of the box!!! Clean and check float levels? This is new to me so I'll need to do the ...
  Topic: Dual Weber ICT Questions
ajbsd

Replies: 11
Views: 1579

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2016 10:10 pm   Subject: Dual Weber ICT Questions
I just installed a set of Weber 34 ICT carbs on my 1641 dual port for my 61 panel bus. It was running a single 34 PICT with a nice throttle shaft leak so I bought the Weber kit in hopes of improving h ...
  Topic: Burgundy Ron - [email protected]
ajbsd

Replies: 297
Views: 28991

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2015 10:48 am   Subject: Re: Burgundy Ron - [email protected]
I bought some camper windows from Ron which were still attached to a panel bus. He removed and shipped in a timely manner. The price was very fair which also included shipping. I received all the p ...
  Topic: Electrical Questions
ajbsd

Replies: 2
Views: 247

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 1:19 pm   Subject: Electrical Questions
Finally getting my 61 walk-thru panel together and have a question regarding electrical. Unfortunately the bus was sitting in a field forever so I had to replace the headlight, wiper and ignition swi ...
  Topic: San Diego Cruise Night
ajbsd

Replies: 104
Views: 1606

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 11:46 am   Subject: Encinitas Classic Car Night
OK Vintage VW fans, it's time again for the Downtown Encinitas Main Street Association's Classic Car night! This Thursday August 21st from 5:30 to 7:30 PM the Historic 101 Coast Highway will be full ...
  Topic: What's My Bus Worth?
ajbsd

Replies: 16
Views: 1921

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 1:06 pm   Subject: What's My Bus Worth?
Thank you all for your input and humble opinions. She's a great bus that gets many smiles per miles so I think I'll just keep it and enjoy. BTW, no this is not spam or a veiled attempt to post a cla ...
  Topic: What's My Bus Worth?
ajbsd

Replies: 16
Views: 1921

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 08, 2014 3:23 pm   Subject: What's My Bus Worth?
Hello Samba! I'm thinking of selling my camper and was looking for some input for pricing. What's it worth?!!! Her name is Mathilda and she is a 67 11 window standard with a "Road Runner" ...
  Topic: Vintage And Old VW Pics Topic
ajbsd

Replies: 9149
Views: 1187480

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 9:22 am   Subject: Vintage And Old VW Pics Topic
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1217982.jpg

Lima Peru... La iglesia en el Parque Central.
  Topic: Vintage And Old VW Pics Topic
ajbsd

Replies: 9149
Views: 1187480

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2014 11:21 am   Subject: Vintage And Old VW Pics Topic
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1190521.jpg

Great photo of David Nuuhiwa perhaps circa 1969 or 70. He was would surf champ at the Huntington pro surf contest in 1968!
  Topic: Bullet Turn Signals Replacement
ajbsd

Replies: 3
Views: 441

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:48 pm   Subject: Bullet Turn Signals Replacement
I have an early bus that has the later model fried egg turn signals cut into it and I would like to return it to the correct early bullet style. Is there an existing post here on the samba or can som ...
  Topic: Cool Bus Pics
ajbsd

Replies: 5129
Views: 162280

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 3:55 pm   Subject: Cool Bus Pics
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1139483.jpg

North County Sunset...
  Topic: Horible Fuel Economy
ajbsd

Replies: 6
Views: 1035

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 2:39 pm   Subject: Horible Fuel Economy
OK, brough the bus to VW Paradise and they found that the idle jets were too big and replaced the .060 with .050 now it idles fine as well as adjusting the A/F mixture and linkage to work properly. I ...
  Topic: Horible Fuel Economy
ajbsd

Replies: 6
Views: 1035

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2013 12:36 pm   Subject: Horible Fuel Economy
I thought I would bring this up here to see if anyone may have some answers or suggestions for my fuel economy problems. I'm running a new 1776 with a 110 cam, 8.1 commpression and dual 40 Kadrons in ...
  Topic: Strange Kadron Issue
ajbsd

Replies: 20
Views: 2122

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jun 27, 2013 12:32 pm   Subject: Horible Fuel Economy
I thought I would bring this up here to see if anyone may have some answers or suggestions for my fuel economy problems. I'm running a new 1776 with a 110 cam, 8.1 commpression and dual 40 Kadrons in ...
  Topic: Wind wing Rubber Install
ajbsd

Replies: 19
Views: 1606

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon May 13, 2013 7:48 pm   Subject: Wind wing Rubber Install
OK, got it in!!! I spoke to Ronnie today and his tips worked. Thank you Ronnie, it only took me an hour compared to your 15 minutes but I went over to the local Safelite shop, the guy there was cool a ...
 
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