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  Topic: stingray - [email protected] - Ray Perez
atomicmime

Replies: 75
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:37 pm   Subject: Re: stingray - [email protected] - Ray Perez
Wow, like everyone else on here it seems, I just had a great transaction with Ray. He had a great set of vintage valve covers for my buggy project. Great communication, fast shipping, etc. Wish I co ...
  Topic: Battery Hold Down Bolt
atomicmime

Replies: 7
Views: 2201

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:55 am   Subject: Re: Battery Hold Down Bolt
Once again, an old thread, but a big help with a quick answer. Thanks Samba!
  Topic: torsion arm bushings
atomicmime

Replies: 5
Views: 612

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:08 pm   Subject: Re: torsion arm bushings
Thanks so much for the help! It looks as if I won't replace for now, anyway.
  Topic: torsion arm bushings
atomicmime

Replies: 5
Views: 612

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:26 pm   Subject: Re: torsion arm bushings
I picked up a front beam (unknown year, though it does have the provision for mounting the steering damper, so should be at least a '60?) to refurbish, and as the original poster above stated, this on ...
  Topic: BusLust - [email protected] - William B.
atomicmime

Replies: 33
Views: 4004

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:56 am   Subject: Re: BusLust - [email protected] - William B.
Great to deal with! Inadvertent confusion on driver's vs. passenger's door lock was quickly rectified with correct part sent out for free! Highly recommend William, and I'll be checking with him firs ...
  Topic: Wild Westerner Club
atomicmime

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Views: 255860

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:55 pm   Subject: Re: Wild Westerner Club
I went to the DMV and provided the serial number and I received confirmation that the Wild Westerner for sale in Myrtle Beach a few years back is still registered here. They would not give the owner's ...
  Topic: Figure out what bug is under the kit?
atomicmime

Replies: 21
Views: 1224

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:08 pm   Subject: Re: Figure out what bug is under the kit?
I completed my red one (above) a number of years before the "Special Construction" registration became available in CA, so it had to pass smog, which wouldn't have allowed the Harley pipes, ...
  Topic: Figure out what bug is under the kit?
atomicmime

Replies: 21
Views: 1224

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:36 pm   Subject: Re: Figure out what bug is under the kit?
I built a similar Bugatti kit on a '70 chassis, so it has same basic running gear, IRS, ball-joint front, etc. Your front end is obviously very light, by stance and fact that front shocks are at top ...
  Topic: Fuel Injection to Carb Debate on 77 Suoer Beetle
atomicmime

Replies: 12
Views: 4360

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:18 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel Injection to Carb Debate on 77 Suoer Beetle
Thanks for the response! My '79 has an EGR valve that is tee'ed into the line also, so I think there are at least two tee connections. Sure wish I could find a factory diagram that was clear enough.
  Topic: Fuel Injection to Carb Debate on 77 Suoer Beetle
atomicmime

Replies: 12
Views: 4360

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:49 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel Injection to Carb Debate on 77 Suoer Beetle
I know this thread is a couple years old, but I haven't been able to find a photo/diagram that's any better than the one above, depicting the vacuum hoses setup for a '79 Super. I have the original D ...
  Topic: 75 Tub Bus Timemachine
atomicmime

Replies: 95
Views: 9931

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 1:25 pm   Subject: Re: 75 Tub Bus Timemachine
The tire cover reminds me of the Toy Truck.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1188398.jpg
Laughing
Tcash

Okay, I give up, what is the history of this Toy Truck?
  Topic: 72 Westy, Front Door Panel Reflector (interior)
atomicmime

Replies: 11
Views: 432

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 1:13 pm   Subject: Re: 72 Westy, Front Door Panel Reflector (interior)
Good spot for one, but as vwwestyman said, not original. I put about a 4-inch strip of the red/white stripe reflective tape available anyplace in about the same location, but on the door edge. Not vi ...
  Topic: Latest trip was another success...
atomicmime

Replies: 27
Views: 2017

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 12:48 pm   Subject: Re: Latest trip was another success...
Your bus looks fantastic... up or down! Everyone has their own idea of what looks good, so do whatever makes you happy to look at it!
  Topic: How to prevent leakage into door
atomicmime

Replies: 19
Views: 1413

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri May 13, 2016 12:10 pm   Subject: Re: How to prevent leakage into door
Isn't this why we have the sticker in front of our steering column, that warns "don't drive with sliding door open"?
  Topic: Buggy Build Thread
atomicmime

Replies: 37
Views: 4473

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Mon Feb 29, 2016 1:07 pm   Subject: Re: Buggy Build Thread
Chassis progress looks great! Can I ask again, what size wheels, and make and size tires are those in the pics?
  Topic: George Meyer - [email protected]
atomicmime

Replies: 4
Views: 1446

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2016 10:14 pm   Subject: Re: George Meyer - [email protected]
Just bought a mechanical fuel gauge from George. Its functional ability is exactly as described! Great communication, fast and careful shipping, and a very fair price! Thanks George!
  Topic: Buggy Build Thread
atomicmime

Replies: 37
Views: 4473

PostForum: Kit Car/Fiberglass Buggy/356 Replica   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:29 pm   Subject: Re: Buggy Build Thread
Looking real good so far! Can I ask what size and brand tires those are?
  Topic: What CA License Plate Did My Bus Originally Have?
atomicmime

Replies: 6
Views: 407

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Dec 19, 2015 2:23 pm   Subject: Re: What CA License Plate Did My Bus Originally Have?
If it's any help nailing it down... My mom bought a new '69 sunroof Bug from a dealer in CA in Feb. of '69 (I got to drive it home from the showroom!) Plates that were issued were black, YGR xxx. I ...
  Topic: Keweenaw Fall Trip
atomicmime

Replies: 16
Views: 2723

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:22 pm   Subject: Re: Keweenaw Fall Trip
Beautiful pics! I really enjoyed these... and your nice bus, too!
  Topic: Charity Raffle: Win a 1979 Super Beetle Convertible!
atomicmime

Replies: 3
Views: 2224

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 12:21 pm   Subject: Charity Raffle: Win a 1979 Super Beetle Convertible!
Yeah, that overhead cam is probably the cause of the rumble. I just hate it when my '79 starts to rumble...
 
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