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  Topic: Orange plaid fabric?
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 35
Views: 6888

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 7:50 pm   Subject: Orange plaid fabric?
i've got that same color in mine and from what i understand that one isn't made anymore. it is pretty hideous, but no more than that ugly ass yellow brown orange combo. put up a want ad somewhere. ...
  Topic: Any Women out there Restoring their Bug
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 66
Views: 9658

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Sep 19, 2007 11:16 am   Subject: Any Women out there Restoring their Bug
hi there. i'm a girl and i have a bug and a bus. the bug is more mine and the bus is more my husband's but i spend equal amounts of time here and on the bay forum. i guess because of the nature of ...
  Topic: Painting my stock rims
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 15
Views: 2169

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Sep 03, 2007 10:58 pm   Subject: Painting my stock rims
i also left the tires on. and i used a ton of masking tape. it takes a little while to do it but once you get the hang of it you can get the tape on there pretty good. just rip little pieces off at ...
  Topic: 1974 automatic bus
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 4
Views: 693

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2007 7:50 pm   Subject: 1974 automatic bus
check these threads out:
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=233367&highlight=automatic
and this one:
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=242581&highlight=rare+aut ...
  Topic: i have a stupid question
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 10
Views: 928

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2007 7:44 pm   Subject: i have a stupid question
How about the Technical section of the Samba?

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives/info/paintcodestype1.php

Glenn, am I not reading this thing right or does it only go up to '72?

I have a '74 ...
  Topic: i have a stupid question
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 10
Views: 928

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2007 11:33 am   Subject: i have a stupid question
look in the places that it's really hard to repaint and where the paint wouldn't fade as much like under the dash or in the boot to get an idea of what kind of color you should be looking for.

th ...
  Topic: Where to put the speakers?
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 6
Views: 1190

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2007 10:42 am   Subject: Where to put the speakers?
i wanted some music too but nothing really fancy and i ran my speaker wire uner the carpet on the drivers side and made a little board to hold two six inch speakers under the back seat area on the dri ...
  Topic: New paint and mickey mouses
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 29
Views: 2925

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 5:30 pm   Subject: New paint and mickey mouses
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  Topic: New paint and mickey mouses
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 29
Views: 2925

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 8:26 pm   Subject: New paint and mickey mouses
i want that!
going on my christmas list right now.

good work too by the way. Very Happy
  Topic: New paint and mickey mouses
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 29
Views: 2925

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 8:22 pm   Subject: New paint and mickey mouses
i knew it! while bonus points should be deducted for me being a wuss i did compliment you on your tires just in case that's what you meant when you said mickey mouse. they are sweet.
now when you ...
  Topic: New paint and mickey mouses
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 29
Views: 2925

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 8:14 pm   Subject: New paint and mickey mouses
is it a dumb question to ask what mickey mouses are?

x2. i just didn't want to look stupid and get ripped on. the whole thing just looked nice so whatever they are i figured they were some pretty ...
  Topic: New paint and mickey mouses
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 29
Views: 2925

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 8:10 pm   Subject: New paint and mickey mouses
i think that is a super pretty car. i love that color blue. sweet tires too.
lucky you. nice work! Very Happy
  Topic: 1976 VW Beetle Convertible Rarity READ THIS
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 92
Views: 12619

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2007 9:47 am   Subject: 1976 VW Beetle Convertible Rarity READ THIS
hey there dr. darby that's interesting regarding the color options. how do you know which colors were offerred in U.S. only vs. europe? i just know that on wolfsburg west they have those color pages ...
  Topic: Take the car out!
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 9
Views: 1125

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:13 pm   Subject: Take the car out!
oh my god it was somewhere close to 400 degrees out there today. i looked at my bug and said no way. i did feel a little bad but there was no way i was folding myself into that hot pocket mircowave ...
  Topic: 1976 VW Beetle Convertible Rarity READ THIS
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 92
Views: 12619

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Aug 25, 2007 9:44 am   Subject: 1976 VW Beetle Convertible Rarity READ THIS
i don't think anyone is trying to bust your chops intentionally. the car sounds neat and people seem genuinely interested in it. but it's kind of hard to give you any feedback on it when all you pro ...
  Topic: 1976 VW Beetle Convertible Rarity READ THIS
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 92
Views: 12619

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 9:28 pm   Subject: 1976 VW Beetle Convertible Rarity READ THIS
i don't know. this one kind of has a lot of info in it.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/376450.jpg
  Topic: VA VW owners - change date on title?
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 32
Views: 2953

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 9:25 pm   Subject: VA VW owners - change date on title?
cool. we're in lynchburg. not too far away from you down there.
it's been hot as hell lately, huh?

good for you that you've got a ghia that will make it to florida. our goal is to get the b ...
  Topic: Westy front table
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 16
Views: 1368

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:47 pm   Subject: Westy front table
there's actually a funny thing in the owners manual about how front table is not to be used while vehicle is in operation.

seeing as how it's directly over the shifter, not really sure how somebo ...
  Topic: VA VW owners - change date on title?
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 32
Views: 2953

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:34 pm   Subject: VA VW owners - change date on title?
cool. we're in lynchburg. not too far away from you down there.
it's been hot as hell lately, huh?

good for you that you've got a ghia that will make it to florida. our goal is to get the b ...
  Topic: smoke and oil, help....help...
bigyellowdogs

Replies: 12
Views: 940

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:07 pm   Subject: smoke and oil, help....help...
you're probably good to go now and i don't even know where you are but if you have a harbor freight tools near you you can get a timing light there for $11.
it works like you would imagine an $11 t ...
 
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